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

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

Happy Holidays

The staff of Plunkett Street Public School wish everyone a happy and safe school holidays. School resumes on Tuesday 1st May.... Read more

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Easter Hat Parade

Plunkett St Public School - Easter Hat Parade Please join us on Thursday 29th March from 2pm for our annual Easter Hat Parade. The parade will take place in the Preschool Playground.... Read more

Playgroup has started again!

Come along and join the volunteers from Lou's Place at our weekly Thursday morning playgroup, from 9:30-11:30 am . Morning tea provided.... 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

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Welcome to 2018 at Plunkett Street Public School

Welcome back to Plunkett St Public School for 2018. The staff are very excited about the year ahead and look forward to working closely with you to support our students. This year we begin a new 3 year school plan cycle and have organised some wonderful learning opportunities to build the capacity of our students and staff throughout the year. Please contact the school for any inquiries.... Read more

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New year

The staff of Plunkett Street Public School would like to wish all of our families and friends a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you all back with us on Tuesday 30th January, 2018.... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

Please join us on Saturday 18th November at 10am

Plunkett Street Public School Family Fun Day

Plunkett St Public School Family Fun Day Please join in the fun from 10am -2pm on Saturday 18th November at Plunkett St Public School, Forbes St. Woolloomooloo. Any inquiries, please contact the school on 93585335. All Welcome!... Read more

Deadly Kids Award recipient 2017

Deadly Kids Doing Well

Last Friday the annual Deadly Kids Doing Well Awards were held at the University of Technology Sydney. These awards acknowledge the achievement of Aboriginal students in public schools from all over Sydney. Congratulations to Cyndell the Plunkett Street Public School recipient for 2017.... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

Preschool Kids

NAIDOC Celebrations 2017

During the last few weeks of term 2, the students of Plunkett Street Public School have participated in a variety of activities and experiences to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture. We are all looking forward to the Woolloomooloo Community NAIDOC Festival on Saturday 8th July.... Read more

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