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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
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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
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SRC visits 'Our Big Kitchen'
On Sunday 26 July, 2015 four Year 6 members of our Student Representative Council and one Year 4 student visited Bondi's 'Our Big Kitchen'. The community run kitchen, with the support from volunteers, provides meals that are distributed to needy people from all walks of life. The main ingredient of the kitchen is 'love'. Accompanied by Mr Rastall and Mrs Butler, the children prepared and baked bread to be distributed at soup kitchens and made cookies for the Sydney Children's Hospital clown doctors. To pay it forward, the children were lucky... Read more
Lane Cove West receives Gold Award from Stewart House
Our two school captains and a representative from the SRC recently visited Stewart House to accept our 'Gold Award' for our 2014 fundraising contributions. In their acceptance speeches, our school captains challenged our school community to reach a platinum level in 2015. The SRC will be working tirelessly this year to live up to the challenge. Our school community continues to support those in need.... Read more
Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow - Watch our school video!
Members of our Stage 3 Enrichment Group worked with staff at Lane Cove West Public School and members of the ClassMovies team to produce a film highlighting some fantastic opportunities at Lane Cove West Public School. Please take the time to view the video below. You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVOFOqk6ZWY... Read more
Life Education thanks Lane Cove West
On Monday Lisa from Life Education NSW acknowledged the wonderful support of Lane Cove West Public School in the Life Education Program. Over the past two weeks, Lisa and Louise delivered engaging lessons to all classes from Kindergarten to Year 6. The messages encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and the memories of these visits will stay with the children well into adulthood. At assembly Lisa commended the school for its enthusiastic and dedicated staff who have always made the Life Education team feel very welcome. She also acknowledged... Read more