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Premier's Sporting Challenge

26 May 2017

The NSW Premier's Sporting Challenge marked its 10th anniversary this week having clocked up 19,265 years of physical activity by its 2.4 million student participants across the decade.

2017 Nanga Mai Awards

29 March 2017

Celebrating innovation, excellence and achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools and school communities.

Five winners of national awards

27 March 2017

Five educators from NSW public schools have been awarded a prestigious Teaching Fellowship at the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.

Awards for Excellence

21 March 2017

Applications for the Minister's & Secretary's Awards for Excellence are now open.

Harmony Day

14 March 2017

Harmony Day on 21 March is a day we celebrate our cultural diversity and promote social inclusion within our community.

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

28 February 2017

Increasing the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens.


31 January 2017

The ARTEXPRESS 2017 exhibition is now showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Students first in HSC subjects

14 December 2016

Students in NSW public schools have excelled in the Higher School Certificate, placing first in more than 40 courses.

National honour for principals

28 November 2016

Two NSW public school principals have been recognised for their dedication and commitment to education and professional development.

Queen Rania visits Fort St

25 November 2016

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited students and teachers at Fort Street Public School.

Words can heal

21 November 2016

Daniel Hwang of Artarmon Public School has won the NSW state final of the 2016 Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking Competition.

Richard Gill's new chair

21 November 2016

Mr Richard Gill AO has been appointed the inaugural occupant of the Chair in Music Education at the Conservatorium High School in Sydney.

Celebrating our success

2 November 2016

NSW public schools and teachers have been recognised for their innovation and achievements in public education.


School Finder

School Finder

Use the School Finder to locate the public school zoned for your household. Enter your address and a map will display your home address and the enrolment area of your designated school. The information window shows useful information about the school such as contact details, out of hours care information and public transport routes.



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The next phase of RAM funding in schools has been announced. It's the next step in our ongoing commitment to a fair and transparent approach to funding NSW public schools.