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Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

Year 6 Business Showcase

Year 6 students will showcase their business skills at a series of stalls on Thursday 7 December from 8.40am in the top playground. All proceeds will go to charity.... Read more

Uniform Shop Website

Please be advised that the new uniform shop is open on a Thursday morning from 8:30 - 9:30am our provider, Taleb, now has a GPS online shopping portal that you can access. To access the website click Taleb Uniform Shop or you can simply go to taleb.com.au and follow the "Shop" menu to "Gladesville Public Uniform Shop". Please note that although you can buy the new GPS polo online, some sizes are out of stock and orders will not be able to be filled until those sizes have been restocked. If you have any queries, you can... 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

Kindergarten 2018 Best Start

Parents of students entering Kindergarten in 2018 will need to book a Best Start Test time using the code 8kgje and the link Best Start Booking These literacy and numeracy tests last approximately 40 minutes, bookings are available for Tuesday 30 January, Wednesday 31 January and Thursday 1 February. School will commence on Monday 5 February for Kindergarten students. For the first week, Kindergarten will conclude at 2.00pm each day.... Read more

Shades of Blue

Stage 3 Photography

As part of their Creative Arts Groups, some of the Stage 3 students have been studying the art of photography. There has been focus on composition, colour and the rule of three. More images can be seen in the Gallery below.... Read more

Kindergarten 2018 Orientation Program

Invitations to Kindergarten Orientation will be mailed, to families who have applied to enrol, during the last week of September. To book your place in the school's Kindergarten Orientation Program please use the code supplied in your invitation and click the link Orientation Booking As we are expecting to have a large Kindergarten Cohort for 2018, only those students who have been booked via this link will be able to attend the Orientation Program.... 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

Final Scene

Wakakirri Heats

Congratulations to the Wakakirri Team After an afternoon and evening of preparation, dressing, makeup and rehearsals, the students performed flawlessly and to rousing applause.... Read more

The Wakakirri 2017 Cast

Wakakirri - Riverside Theatre

Wishing the Wakakirri team the best of luck for today's Heats at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta. Following a polished dress rehearsal last week, we have no doubt the students will enjoy an exciting evening of storytelling through dance. The students have practised their routines for many months, and are working very well as a team. Thank you to all the staff members - and their families - and the parents who have created the costumes and props, applied makeup and styled hair. We will keep you posted on the progress of the Wakkakiri Dance... Read more

Father's Day Breakfast

Book now Breakfast Bookings Friday 1 September 7.30am to 9.00am, bacon and egg breakfast, coffee and live music!... 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

Spelling Bee

Open Classes 1 August

Parents and families visiting the classrooms and encouraging the Spelling Bee participants enjoyed being involved in a wide variety of class activities. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) projects were the main focus of the day, with parachutes and paper planes being flown, towers and bridges constructed and both 2 and 3D shapes being displayed in Kindergarten. Thank you to all those who were able to visit the classes and be part of the school's learning environment for the day.... Read more

Out of Hours Spanish Semester 2

For GPS families interested in Out of School Hours Spanish lessons at the school please register online After School Spanish Lesson... 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

Mufti Day for Naidoc Week

Mufti Day - Thursday 29 June for Naidoc Week. Students to wear Indigenous colours and bring a gold coin donation. All money will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.... Read more

Crazy Hair Day Video

A Crazy Hair Video

Why we go crazy with our hair... Read more

Our hair was ballooning on Crazy Hair day

Crazy Hair Day

Crazy Hair Day was a success again thanks to the wonderful shavers and cutters of hair and the ridiculously creative hairstyles on show this year! The time and effort that went into fundraising and making these incredible masterpieces made for a phenomenal day - well and truly proved with donations reaching $9000 and still climbing! Proud shavers: Mr Roberts, Mrs Judge, Elena, Aidan, Lucas, Brandyn, Spencer, Matthew, James, Costa, Houzaifa, Tony, Edwards, George, Saul, Samuel, Max C, Max H, Sebastian and Ryan. Brave pony tail cutters:... Read more

Students and Staff committed to Harmony Day

GPS Harmony Day 2017

Students at GPS enthusiastically embraced Harmony Day. Celebrating the diversity of GPS families' backgrounds with an Assembly, parade and picnic students also acknowledged those who have helped make the school a welcoming place to be. With a students coming from over 40 countries, over 37 language backgrounds and over 20 faiths, Gladesville Public School is proud of its community. A photo gallery of students, and staff, wearing clothes from places they have, or now, call home will soon be available.... Read more

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