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

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) For over 30 years, ICAS has taken place annually in schools throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, the Pacific Region and South Africa. Your child is invited to participate in ICAS in 2018. ICAS 2018 Permission Note (pdf 24 KB) We encourage interested students from Years 3 - 6 to participate in the following competitions; Science, Maths, English and Computer Skills. Please return permission notes and money to the school office by Friday 23rd March... 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

2018 Scripture & Ethics Classes

Scripture and Ethics Classes- 2018. Scripture, Ethics and Non-scripture lessons will commence Tuesday 20th February and will continue every Tuesday throughout the year. Unfortunately Ethics is NOT an option for K-2 students as we do not have enough ethics trained teachers for these grades. Students in Non-Scripture will complete activities such as: unfinished school work, homework or silent reading. Departmental policy states activities completed in non-scripture lessons must neither compete with special religious education or ethics, nor can... Read more

2018 Parent Expo

2018 Parent Expo

2018 Parent Expo Flyer (pdf 565 KB)... Read more

Canteen Menu

Canteen Menu (pdf 59 KB)... Read more

2018 Term 1 Calendar

2018 Term 1 Calendar (pdf 31 KB)... Read more


The list includes all equipment required for the beginning of 2018. Support Unit Equipment List (pdf 192 KB) Kindergarten Equipment List (pdf 152 KB) Year 1 & 2 Equipment List (pdf 170 KB) Year 3 & 4 Equipment List (pdf 182 KB) Year 5 & 6 Equipment List (pdf 196 KB)... Read more


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Students in Year 2 will participate in the School Swimming Scheme. This involves structured aquatic activities under the instruction of qualified teachers and continues daily for two weeks from Monday 13/11/17 to Friday 24/11/17.Year 2 Swimming Permission (pdf 69 KB)Swimming What to Bring (pdf 42 KB)... 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

Disco & Parent Forum

Disco/Parent Forum – Wednesday 8th November Please note that the school Disco and P&C Forum will be here at the school on Wednesday 8th November. K-2 Disco will run from 5.00-6.30pm and the 3-6 Disco will be between 6.30pm and 8.00pm. While the Discos are in action in the hall P&C will be hosting a parent/carer forum in the library. The topic: When should we start talking to children about sex education? I thank Dr Zewlan Moor for her facilitating the forum and encourage all parents/carers to join the discussion on this important (but... Read more

Grandparents Day 2017

Program Thursday 2nd November 11:30 – 11:55am Classroom Visits 12pm - 12:25pm Count Us In Music 12:25 – 12:55pm Picnic Lunch 1pm – 1:50pm Assembly with KA performing.... Read more

2018 Kindergarten Transition

Kindergarten 2018 Transition Save These Dates! Orientation Program Session 1- Thursday 2nd November 9.30-11.30am Session 2- Thursday 9th November 11.30-1.30pm Session 3- Thursday 16th November 12.00-3.00pm (experience an assembly with KL performing) Talent Quest- December 13th Week 10 (welcome to attend) Christmas Craft session at OSPS with Pre-schoolers- Wednesday 29th November Week 8... Read more

NDIS logo

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

Illnesses at Ocean Shores PS

Please take a moment to read the notice regarding illnesses and attendance at our school. Illnesses at school (pdf 96 KB)... Read more

Festival Of The Imagination

Don't forget to add the 2017 Festival of the Imagination to your family's calendar. The Festival is on Saturday 26th August here at the school. See the link via our website for more information.... 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

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