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Mrs Buckley

Farewell Mrs Buckley

After more than 9 years of being the principal of our school, we said goodbye to Mrs Buckley last Friday. It was an emotional day with students joining together to sing beautiful songs and present Mrs Buckley with 600 farewell messages. Mrs Lawrence will relieve as principal for the remainder of Term 2.... Read more

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Our school rules are: Be safe Be kind Be cooperative Be fair... Read more

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Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

The successful team of students

Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

Harmony Day

Harmony Day

Harmony Day celebrates Australia's cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

Bubbles at Bradman

Bubbles at Bradman

You are invited to Bubbles at Bradman Friday 9/2/18. Tickets can be purchased at: https://bpsbubbles18.eventbrite.com.au... Read more

Welcome back to 2018

Welcome to all of our families, new and old to a new school year. We are looking forward to another wonderful year of teaching and learning at Bowral Public School. Wendy Buckley Principal... Read more

Farewell Greg

Farewell Mr Thompson

This year we said goodbye to Mr Greg Thompson who has retired after nearly 40 years of teaching at Bowral Public School. Mr Thompson will continue to teach a couple of days a week but will no longer work as a permanent, full-time teacher. Thanks to Steven Foster for the photos... Read more

Boys' choir

Presentation Assemblies

In 2017 we are holding three Presentation Assemblies: Stage 3 held on Monday 4th December at 6.30pm Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 on Wednesday 6th December at 10am Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4 ) on Wednesday 6th December at 12 midday All families are welcome to attend these assemblies as we celebrate the successes of our students and thank our teachers for the work that they do throughout the year.... Read more

Mrs Henderson receives award

Congratulations Mrs Henderson

Mrs Jenny Henderson receives NSW Department Education award Congratulations are extended to Mrs Jenny Henderson, our Teacher Librarian who recently received an excellence in teaching award from the Department of Education. Mrs Henderson received her award at an awards ceremony held at Campbelltown. We are extremely lucky to have Mrs Henderson as our Teacher Librarian!... 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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TULIP TIME PARADE

We proudly marched in the Tulip Time Parade to launch Tulip Time in Bowral. This also served as one of the culminating activities for our sesquicentenary celebrations. Congratulations Bowral Public School. Thanks to Steven Foster for these photos... Read more

Back to Bowral program of events

Back to Bowral Week

Did you know you can order pavers to commemorate your association with Bowral Public School? simply download the form (attached) Paver order form (pdf 154 KB) and pay online through our Uniform Shop...just click on this link https://bpsuniformshop.ecwid.com Back To Bowral Week... 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

Zoe Young painting

Young Bradman

As part of Bowral Public School 's sesquicentenary celebrations, award winning artist and two-time Archibald Prize finalist Zoe Young has painted a highly collectable portrait of Donald Bradman as a boy as a silent auction fundraising prize. Zoe, like Don Bradman, is an alumni of Bowral Public School. The artwork has a modest reserve of $5000 and bidding is now live at: https://www.32auctions.com/backtobowral... Read more

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