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Kindergarten 2018 Best Start Interviews

Welcome to Wamberal ... we can't wait to meet you! You will be able to book your Kindergarten 2018 Best Start Assessment Interview online. Booking details will be mailed to enrolled families over the holiday period. If you have not yet enrolled your child for Kindergarten 2018, please contact our school office to arrange for an enrolment interview.... Read more

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Wambles Transition Program

Feedback on the Wambles Transition Program

We would like your feedback on our Wambles Transition to School Program. We trust you and your child have found the program beneficial. Please help us evaluate the program by providing feedback via the short survey available at www.bit.ly/WamblesK2018... 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

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Ordering Representative Photos

Photo Ordering All orders need to be made by Thursday 16 November 2017. If your child had their sporting or representative team photo taken in Term 3, the photos are now available to be purchased. The photos can be viewed at the school library. If you wish to order please either: Collect an order envelope from the office and return payment to school Visit the website and order/pay online The photo prices are: $16.00 each, 2 for $30.00, 3 for $42.00, 4 for $52.00 or 5 for $60.00 OR Purchase a booklet of all the sports photos for $30.00... Read more

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Coming Up...What's On At Wambi?

Please check the table below for upcoming events over the next 3 weeks (for future dates, please refer to the school website calendar). For information regarding uniforms, calendar dates, our Skoolbag app and other important information, please scroll down and click on the links further below. Coming up: TERM 3 WEEK 6 MONDAY 21st AUGUST TUESDAY 22nd AUGUST WEDNESDAY 23rd AUGUST THURSDAY 24th AUGUST FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST Senior choir practice Round 6 Basketball -boys 6pm community consultation meeting 7pm P&C Meeting ... Read more

School Security During the Holidays

During the school holidays please report any sign of vandalism, trespass or inappropriate behaviour in the school grounds to the security hotline on 1300 880 021. Thank you for helping to keep our school safe.... Read more

Movie Night Postponed

Unfortunately the movie night planned for 16 September 2017 will be postponed due to the weather forecast. It will be held at a date to be advised.... 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

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Book Week Parade

Thanks to parents and families for enabling the amazing costumes that we saw in Tuesday's book parade. The parade was a resounding success with the weather smiling upon us. We saw a burst of creativity covering fictional characters from Gangsta Granny to Dorothy (Wizard of Oz), Dracula, Dr Seuss characters and unicorns as well as non-fiction identities such as well-known Australian politicians. Congratulations to all participating students. Congratulations to the Book Parade Lucky Draw winners. Visit our gallery to see more of the fabulous... Read more

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Have you got the WPS Skoolbag App?

Download our Wamberal Public School Skoolbag App for up to date information and more! Visit the Get Our Skoolbag App page for more information and to sign up.... Read more

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PBL Rewards Day is coming!

The Term 3 PBL Rewards Day Menu is now available. Students have been busy collecting their SRLs to trade for rewards at the end of this term. See the new menu in the Notes and Forms section of our website.... 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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NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week 2017. This year's theme - Our Languages Matter - aimed to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity. A huge thank you to all the classes who have integrated Aboriginal perspectives this week. there have been some awesome activities. We had a special musical item performed at our special NAIDOC week assembly today. Berkeley Vale Campus student band performed the Paul Kelly song. "From Little Things, Big Things Grow". The band performed beautifully and it was a... Read more

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Woolworths Earn & Learn

Woolworths Earn & Learn 2017 This year we will be participating in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. Through this program we will be able to get new educational resources for our school/early learning centre – and all we need you to do is shop for your groceries at Woolworths. From Wednesday 26th July to Tuesday 19th September or while stock lasts, we are collecting Woolworths Earn & Learn Stickers. You will get one Woolworths Earn & Learn Sticker for every $10 spent. Place the Woolworths Earn & Learn Sticker onto a Woolworths Earn & Learn... Read more

Education Week I Learn We Learn

Education Week at WPS

Wamberal Public School is celebrating Education Week with an Open Day on Tuesday 1 August 2017 Education Week is a state-wide, 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. Tuesday 1 August 2017 Time Event 10:00 – 10:30 am 3-6 open classrooms 10:30 – 11:00 am K-2 open classrooms 11:00 – 11:30 am K-6 assembly for parents 11:30 – 12:10 pm Picnic... 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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Gulangfest Art Workshop

Gulungfest Art Workshop On Tuesday, our Years 2-6 Aboriginal students participated in the Gulangfest Art Workshop with Mrs. Moylan and Mrs. Noakes. Students created their own personal artwork reflecting the theme: ‘Dreaming Creation Stories'. These artworks will be entered into the GulangFest Art Exhibition and will be displayed at Bateau Bay Square at a later date. Kindergarten and Year 1 will be participating in their workshop in NAIDOC week, later in the year. This was a lovely celebration of Aboriginal culture within our school, to be... Read more

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Paul Kelly Cup

Paul Kelly Cup Report On Thursday 25th May 2017, Wamberal Public School competed in the Paul Kelly Cup AFL Gala Day. The first game we played against St Cecilia's and won 67 - 0. In the second match, we started to get a good feel for the game and played some very competitive AFL, beating Ettalong Public convincingly. Our third game, we played extremely well against Wyong Christian School and lost 3- 7 in a tight match. Fortunately, due to our strong winning margins, we made it through to the semi-finals and our first match was against a very... Read more

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PBL Rewards Day Menu

THE COUNTDOWN TO PBL REWARDS DAY IS ON! Our students are working towards their Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) goals by being safe, respectful learners. Students will be rewarded during our PBL Rewards Day being held on Thursday 29 June 2017. The Term 2 PBL Rewards Day Menu is available here (pdf 129 KB).... Read more

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