Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

The successful team of students

Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

Communication Survey

In an effort to streamline our communication methods for easy access of information, we are asking parents and community members to take part in a communication survey. We appreciate your feedback! Read more

UNSW ICAS English Assessment

University of NSW English Assessment will be in Week 1 of Term 3, Tuesday the 24th of July, 2018. The students participating in this assessment will be given last years assessments to practice over the holidays in preparation for next term. Students can also access sample practice questions from the ICAS website: Good luck to all students participating. Mr Mitchell... Read more

Chicken Pox

We would like to inform you of diagnosed cases of Chicken Pox in the school. Chicken Pox starts with a slight fever and runny nose, and then develops as a rash of raised pink or red spots that blister and scab. If you notice any of these symptoms on your child over the next couple of weeks, please seek medical advice and keep them home for 5 days after the rash first appears and the blisters have all scabbed over. The time from exposure to Chicken Pox to symptoms can be 2 to 3 weeks. For more information please check out the link below.... Read more


Skoolbag Upgrade - Important Information

SkoolBag is being updated with some improvements to give you more control over the content and notifications you receive. You do not need to download an update, however, you will notice some changes when using the app. You will be invited to set up a username and password when opening the app. These details will be saved to allow for quick access in the future. Your account details allow you to log into the SkoolBag app on different devices and see the same groups and subscription settings. After logging in, you will be prompted to subscribe... Read more

Snowsport Team

Snowsports 2018

Sutton Public School Snow Interschools Team 2018 Attention all snow kids. SPS is looking to enter a team in the ACT/SNSW Interschools SnowSports competitions to be held at Perisher in July and looking for any interested Sutton Families that might be interested in some social racing for the kids. Important Dates: Wednesday 25th July – Snowboard GS and Snowboard X – all divisions Thursday 26th July – Alpine Ski (Div 6,5,4) and Moguls ski (Div 5,4) Friday 27th July – Skier X (Div 6,5,4) Entries close 27th June The kids are placed... Read more

P&C News

The next meeting of the P&C will be held on Thursday 17th May. The AGM has been re- scheduled for Thursday 21st June, when all current Executive will step down and nominations will be taken for the new Exec. Anyone who has been to a P&C meeting so far this year (and is a member of the P&C) is eligible to nominate for a position. If you are not a current member of the P&C, please come to the meeting next Thursday and join the association so you will be able to vote at the AGM. At our meeting next Thursday we will begin to discuss our funding... Read more

Intensive Swimming Survey

Respond to our online survey to help us evaluate our annual Intensive School Swimming Program. Click on the link below to find our online survey. Responses close Friday 18th May. Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

EOI Forms for Students in Year 6 Moving into Year 7 Due Friday 16th March

EOI forms for students in Year 6 moving into Year 7 in a NSW Government School in 2019 are due by Friday 16th March. If we do not receive a completed EOI form we will assume your child will not be enrolling in a NSW Government High School and therefore will not be offered a placement. Please contact the school urgently if you require further information.... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: Read more

P&C Meeting - All Welcome!

The P&C will meet on Thursday evening, 15th February, in the Staffroom from 7pm. The first meeting of the year is important for a couple of reasons. Firstly, P&C membership lapses at the end of the Calendar year, so everyone needs to come to a meeting to join or renew their membership. Secondly, our AGM will be our first meeting in Term 2. All positions are spilled at the AGM. Only P&C members can nominate for positions, or vote at the AGM, so it is important that as many people as possible attend two P&C meetings in Term 1 so they... Read more

Parent Information Night - Thursday 22nd February

Our teachers are looking forward to meeting with you to share aspects of their programs and class structures for the year. Whilst each term class organisation and programs will change, this overview will build your understanding about homework, class activities and behaviour expectations. This information evening is open to all parents. Each stage team will give a presentation in the hall. Individual teachers will then be available to answer questions. 6:00pm - 6.30pm Stage 3 (5/6C, 5/6 D, 5/6M) 6.30pm – 7:00pm Stage 2 (3/4 B, 3/4 F, 3/4 R)... Read more

P&C Meeting

The first P&C Meeting for 2018 will take place on Thursday 15th February at 7pm. Everyone is welcome to come along to the staff room for the meeting. Check out our P&C page for more information.... Read more

Welcome Back!

We look forward to seeing our new and returning students for a wonderful year of learning in 2018. Students in Years 1 to 6 resume school on Tuesday 30th January. Following their Best Start interviews our Kindergarten students begin classes on Thursday 1st February. Please see the attached Welcome Back Note (pdf 62 KB) outlining key dates and times for Week 1.... Read more

Last Day of 2017

Tomorrow, Friday 15th December students are allowed to wear casual clothes. This must include closed in shoes, bucket hats and no singlet tops. Students will participate in tabloid sports involving water, Red Faces and a visit from Santa. Lunch is sausage sandwiches and toasted sandwiches for children who have pre-ordered.... Read more

End of Year Activities 2017

Our 2017 Fridge Note has been published today. The Fridge Note provides all families with a quick look guide for times and dates for our end of year activities. Please take careful note of our new program. Thursday Evening 7th December - Primary Presentation - from 6:30pm Friday 8th December - Infants Presentation - from 10:00am Friday 8th December - End of Year Concert K-6 - from 12:15pm. 2017 Fridge Note (pdf 189 KB) We look forward to celebrating another wonderful year of learning.... Read more

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