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Skoolbag Smartphone App

Our School now has our own Skoolbag Smartphone App which we will be using to send you important information. Please download and install it by searching for our school name in either the Apple App Store, or Google Play Store. You can also click the button below to view the Skoolbag Communication Centre which contains all of the content that we put in our App.... 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

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S.R.C. - "SLEEP OUT" - MISSION AUSTRALIA

S.R.C. "SLEEP OUT" raising funds for Mission Australia Support our Student Representative Council with their fundraising efforts for Mission Australia. Join the "Sleep Out" efforts at the school and / or donate via the link: https://wintersleepout.gofundraise.com.au/page/kegworthsleepout All donations welcome! Please be advised that the "Sleep Out" is a school event and is only available for parents and students currently attending Kegworth Public School.... Read more

Kindergarten 2017

KEGWORTH OPEN MORNING

Come see, hear and feel the Kegworth Experience! We invite new and prospective parents and students for 2018 to our "Open Morning" on Tuesday 27 June 2017 from 9:00am - 10:30am. Enter our school at 9:00am, via the Kegworth St. gates, where you will be met by our Kegworth student ambassadors who will direct you to the school's Assembly Hall. Meet our School Principal, Belinda Perih and hear about our school from some of our Kegworth parents and students. Tours of the school, including class and specialist rooms will be conducted... Read more

Kindergarten celebrate 100 days of school

Enrolments for 2018 are open now!

Enrolling for 2018? Look no further! Enrolments are now being taken for students who are eligible to enrol in 2018 for Pre-School, Kindergarten or any other student year group. New parents to Kegworth Public School are also welcome to contact the school front office for a Pre-School or K – 6 Enrolment Form and a school information pack. We invite any new K – 6 parents and caregivers to the school community to take a tour of our school. Tours take place on Friday mornings, during Terms 2 and 3 from 9:30am – 11:00am. Please contact the... Read more

Healthy School Canteens

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

The introduction of the revised Healthy School Canteen Strategy increases the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. It replaces the Fresh Tastes@School Strategy in NSW schools that was commonly known as the traffic light system. The revised strategy is consistent with the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and classifies food and drinks as either Everyday or Occasional. Sugary drinks will continue not to be sold. NSW public schools will have until the end of 2019 to... Read more

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Our shared responsibility

Welcome back for the 2017 school year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break. I'd like to particularly welcome students (along with their parents) and staff starting in our schools for the first time. May the year ahead be engaging and rewarding – a wonderful year of teaching and learning. We know the world is transforming profoundly and quickly, and it is our great responsibility to prepare our children and young people so that they can flourish through such change. When our children finish school and enter the evermore... Read more

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 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 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more

Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

Kegworth Performing Arts Concert

Kegworth is proud to present our show for 2015 - "Offline Kruiselines". All of our K - 6 students, teachers and parents have been working very hard over the past months in readiness to present this extravanganza for our school community. Our performance day is fast approaching!! More details on our attached flyer. We hope to see you at the show! "Offline Kruiselines" flyer (pdf 306 KB)... Read more

Kegworth Music Program

Kegworth Music Flyer (pdf 179 KB) Kegworth Music Comittee invite the whole school community to a number of planned music events for 2015. Students participating in the school's music program will benefit from these activities throughout the year. See further information on the attached Kegworth Music Flyer and keep up to date by viewing the music calendar on www.kegworthmusic.com.au... Read more

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KEGWORTH EXPO

"COME and SEE, HEAR and FEEL the KEGWORTH EXPERIENCE!" Kegworth Public School will open its doors again for our annual KEGWORTH EXPO, for families and children, who may be either: starting school in 2016; moving from an Infants (Years K - 2) school setting into a Year 3 setting; moving house into the area and are looking for a Year 1 - 6 student placement in 2016. This year's Expo will be held on THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2015 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM If you know of anyone, friends or neighbours perhaps, who may be interested in exploring the... Read more

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KEGWORTH AUTUMN F.A.R.E.

JUST ON 1 WEEK TO GO!! KEGWORTH AUTUMN F.A.R.E. SUNDAY 29 March 2015 9:00am to 3:00pm FOOD. ARTS. RIDES. ENTERTAINMENT. A fantastic day out for the whole family - not to be missed! Check out our Autumn F.A.R.E. website www.kegworthautumnfare.com or like us at www.facebook.com/kegworthautumnFARE * Kegworth parents, caregivers & students - read the most updated information on the F.A.R.E. Gazette (pdf 135 KB)... Read more

Kegworth Supports Earth Hour

KEGWORTH SUPPORTS EARTH HOUR

EARTH HOUR SCHOOL'S DAY FRIDAY 27 MARCH - LIGHTS OUT!! For the first time schools can participate in "lights out" event on Friday 27 March, the day before Earth Hour on Saturday 28 March. Kegworth students and staff will be encouraged to turn off non - essential lighting and electrical products for the whole day at school. From 8:30 – 9:30pm, on Saturday 28 March 2015, millions of people from cities and towns all around the world for one hour, on the same night, will turn off their lights to signal their care for the amazing planet we call... Read more

Band Coordinator and String Coordinator Roles at Kegworth

Kegworth Public School has 2 part time music coordinator positions available for the 2015 school year. The school music committee is seeking a Band Coordinator and a Strings Coordinator to advance our Music Program in 2015. Each role is part time and is approximately: Band Co-ordinator– up to 4 x hours per week for rehearsals (before and after school during the week). Administration, committee meetings and attendance at weekend or weekdays performance events are additional. String Co-ordinator– 2 x hours per week for rehearsals (before... Read more

Banish sunburn

Over exposure to UV radiation from the sun in childhood or adolescence increases the risk of developing melanoma later in life. Teach your child how to apply sunscreen properly, and they'll be able to protect themselves even when you're not around. When the number hits 3, protect from UV. Check the daily UV alert in your local newspaper or at www.cancercouncil.com.au/sunsmart. A UV level of 1 or 2 will not damage most skin types, but a UV level of 3 or above can be harmful even on a cloudy day. Apply early. Sunscreen needs to be applied 20... Read more

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