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SKOOLBAG APP

Did you know you can send a note of absence to your child's teacher via the Skoolbag app? Click on eForms in the home screen menu and just follow the prompts.... Read more

OATLEY WEST CATCHMENT AREA

Children who live within the catchment area can enrol at our school. Click on the link to view the map. map (pdf 389 KB)... Read more

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360 Virtual Tour

Please visit our virtual school tour. Click below to view the tour.... Read more

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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

photo schedule

PHOTO DAY

School Photos for PSSA sporting teams, band, choir, debating, dance and many more groups will be held on Thursday 26 October. It is very important to go through the schedule with your child if they are involved in more than one photo. The children will need the correct clothing for each photo and be responsible for changing into the right uniform at the right time.... 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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OWPS IS GROWING!

Preparation for the new demountable administration block, classroom and movement of our canteen has started. Please be patient as this new building is put in. There will be great disruption to Oatley Park Ave on Monday 4th Sept. The crane and semi trailers will be arriving early with the 13 modules that will make up our long demountable building. Avoid the area and let others know of the disruption please. Thank you for your understanding! Exciting times ahead!... Read more

community festival

OWPS COMMUNITY FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND!

A weekend of fun, rides, food and entertainment will be held this Saturday, 26 August and Sunday, 27 August from 10am – 4pm each day. This will be the 37th year for this major fundraising event for the Oatley West Public School and we hope you can make it! Opening night will be held on Friday, 25th August and tickets are still available to this great night out. As part of the great tradition of the event, there will be a diverse selection of unique market stalls, live entertainment, kids' rides and free sports sessions as well as an amazing... Read more

Community festival

OWPS COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

The countdown is on! Volunteer today! Opening night tickets are now on sale!... Read more

CANTEEN CLOSURE

CANTEEN CLOSURE

The Oatley West canteen is being moved and will be closed for the rest of Week 4 and Monday, 14th August 2017. It will re-open on Tuesday 15th and will be located temporarily in the school hall. The menu will be scaled back to a basic menu and will be sent home on Friday 11th. The menu will return to normal when the canteen re-opens in its new location. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.... Read more

CURRENT UNIFORM SHOP ORDER FORM AUGUST 2017

Please note our current uniform shop order form (August 2017). This will be permanently available on our website in the Parent Information tab in Uniform Shop and in our skoolbag app in the Uniform Shop section. uniform shop order form (pdf 423 KB)... Read more

Ed Week Open Day Photo

EDUCATION WEEK OPEN DAY- 70th CELEBRATIONS

What a wonderful day we had with around 300 visitors to the school on 3.8.17. Special mention needs to go to our visitors including Edward Stone one of the first students to start at the school in 1947, his sister Rhonda Stephenson and her friend Anne McGregor who are still friends after starting at Oatley West Public School in 1949. Three generations attended the special 70th Birthday; Rhonda Stephenson (Grandmother), Kimberley Young (Mother) and Ashby in KC. Also in the picture is Mr Julian Sheen (ex Principal) and our SRC Seniors Luis and... 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

OPPORTUNITY CLASS APPLICATION 2018

The following information has been sourced via the Department of Education's website regarding opportunity classes. Please click on the link for more information. OC Year 4 2018 (pdf 267 KB)... Read more

Every Minute Counts

Every Minute Counts

A real eye opener and something to definitely think about. Every minute and every day counts...... Read more

Every Day Counts

Every Day Counts...

A real eye opener and something to definitely think about. Every minute and every day counts...... Read more

SKOOLBAG APP

Skoolbag app (pdf 2843 KB) Please make sure you have connected to the 'Skoolbag' app. The app allows for the school to make instant communication to parents. Keep informed of school events, receive the newsletter and any emergency correspondence. Click on the link above for instructions on how to download the application on android or Iphone.... 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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