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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

OctoberReturn to top

Whooping Cough

NSW Health advise there has been a large increase in whooping cough notifications in NSW during 2014 and 2015. A large part of this increase has been among school-aged children. NSW Health would like to provide information about whooping cough to parents and carers of children attending NSW schools. The information can be accessed here (pdf 35 KB).... 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

GulangFest

GulangFest 2015

What a spectacular night! There were two performances from our school in addition to a creative display by students who entered the art competition. Special congratulations to Mrs Millhouse and her dance group for performing ‘Spring Awakening'. These girls performed so professionally and elegantly. Congratulations to Stella-Mae B. 6R, Claudia B. 6R, Paige B. 5S, Georgia M. 6R, Soul O. 6T, Zoe R. 6R , Georja W. 5/6E, Shontae W. 5/6E and Grace WS. 5/6E. We also had three award recipients on the night: Taylah Thorne and Brooklyn Thorne received... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
cricket

Well Done WPS Cricket Teams

Congratulations to the three Wamberal teams that were selected to represent our school at the T20 Blast Milo Cricket Cup Regional Finals on the Friday the 11th September. We had two boys teams and one girls team. The girls played amazingly well, getting through to the finals. Unfortunately they lost by 40 runs. The boys also played extremely well, having one team place 7th overall and our other team going through to the NSW state finals! Congratulations to all of the teams for their participation on the day and a big thank you to parents for... Read more

jump rope

Jump Rope for Heart

Thank you for your wonderful fundraising efforts! We are pleased to announce that our school exceeded our goal of $5000 and raised $7100.19! WPS students had a terrific time demonstrating their new skipping skills on Thursday's 'Jump Off'. Thank you for your continued support.... Read more

dates

2016 Kindergarten Key Dates and Information

Please click on this link, Kindergarten 2016. It contains lots of information and important key dates for our Kindergarten Wambles Program to note in your diaries. We look forward to meeting you all.... Read more

Spring Fair

Wamberal Spring Fair

A date for your diaries...Sunday the 25th of October. Our Spring Fair is just around the corner! Please join us on this fun filled day at our wonderful school.... Read more

Thank you

SASS Staff Recognition Week

Last week we recognised our wonderful SASS staff at Wamberal Public School by holding a special morning tea on Friday. We are so fortunate to have a friendly, dedicated, and caring SASS staff who work tirelessly to ensure our school runs smoothly. We thank you for all that you do!... Read more

ILF

Indigenous Literacy Foundation – Book Swap

A big thank you to everyone who supported our Great Book Swap for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation this week. Your support will see more books put into the hands of children and families in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. We appreciate your support.... Read more

PBL Poster Safe Respectful Learners

Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL)

We are a PBL school at Wamberal Public School. Positive Behaviour for Learning, known as PBL is an evidence-based whole school systems approach that: addresses the diverse academic and social needs of every student to support them to be successful supports students in early childhood settings through to senior years of schooling enables schools to establish a continuum of supports that are intensified to meet the needs of every student is team driven, using a problem solving approach (data, systems and practices) that engages students,... Read more

AugustReturn to top
Earn and Learn

Woolworths Earn & Learn

Woolworths Earn & Learn is back! Through this program we will be able to get new educational resources for our school – and all we need you to do is shop for your groceries at Woolworths. Shop at Woolworths and you'll get 1 Earn & Learn Sticker for every $10 you spend. Bring the stickers into school and place into the box located in the front office. At the end of the promotion, we'll be able to get some great new equipment. The range is extensive and offers lots of items ideal for our students – including resources for Maths, English,... Read more

JuneReturn to top
Boys Netball Team

Boys Netball

On Wednesday 20th May, the senior boy's netball team went off to compete in a friendly competition at the PSSA Netball Gala Day at Baker Park, Wyong. Our first game was played against Bluehaven PS we won 42-1.The second game was against Lake Munmorah PS we won 21-4.The third game was played against Wyong PS again the boys played well and won 28-4. This win took us into the final against WoongarrahPS in a hard-fought game we won 23-17. I would like to congratulate Jayden, Zach and Tex on some awesome shooting, Josh, Lewis, Eligh and Jordan for... Read more

Central Coast Dance Festival

Congratulations to both Stage 2 and Stage 3 girls dance groups for making it into the Central Coast Dance Festival. Performances will be held at Laycock St Theatre on Friday 19th June at 6:30pm and 8:15pm (Stage 2) and Tuesday 23rd June at 6:30pm and 8:15pm (Stage 3). Tickets can only be purchased through Laycock St Theatre, either online, over the phone or in person. Ticket release dates: Stage 2 - From 11am Wednesday 3rd June Stage 3 - From 11am Friday 5th June (Adults $20 / Children $17) Well done girls!... Read more