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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

Mrs Taylor, Mrs Hawkes and Miss Fuller

20 40 20 Years of Service at Department of Education

Mrs Robyn Taylor, Mrs June Hawkes and Miss Allison Fuller The Education Department of Education presents certificates for 20, 30, 40 and 50 years of service to staff members in NSW public schools. Mr Lovelock presented certificates to Mrs Taylor 20 years, Mrs Hawkes 40 years, Miss Fuller 20 years. They were congratulated for their commitment to teaching and for the years of service they have given to WCS.... Read more

SRC elected for 2018

Student Representative Council

Congratulations to the secondary students who have been elected for the SRC this year. Included in the photo are primary prefects and captains. Photo above: Mrs Lovelock, Hamish Callander, Taylah Reid, Jack Taylor, Finn Nielsen, Stephanie Squire, Savannah Nielsen, Emma Bermingham, Jorja Sinclair, Leila Gough, Chelsey Hewett, Sophie Hopkin, Logan Hewett, Elly Hansen, Kaitlyn Cosgrove, Richard Glover, Lilly Higgins, Zoey Daley, Gracie Leonard, Shamika Kentwell, Taylah Rolfe-Coppin and Ruby Smith. Executive Committee: Courtney Graham, Sunny... Read more

Girls Age Champions

Swimming Champions

Secondary Age Champions 12/13 years Secondary Courtney Marks 12/13 years Secondary Braith Boyd 14/15 years Secondary Charlotte Scotson 14/15 years Secondary Jack Storer 16+ years Secondary Brittany Marks 16+ years Secondary Hamish Callander Primary Age Champions Junior Primary Bindi Kilgour Junior Primary Noah Scotson 11 years Bella Gough 11 years Coby Hall Senior Primary Ruby Smith Senior Primary Malaki Nelson... Read more

Bella Gough

Records broken at the Swimming Carnival

Congratulations are extended to these students: Bella Gough, Braith Boyd, Brittany Marks, Charlotte Scotson and Courtney Marks. Absent from the photos Charlotte Scotson and Courtney Marks. Results are in the Issue 1 Jumbunna.... Read more

Mrs Judy Ridley has retired from WCS

Mrs Ridley is retireing, after 34 years at WCS

The first day of term 1 was 'officially' Mrs Judy Ridley's last day of employment at Warren Central School. Mrs Ridley's association with the school has been a long one. She first came to the school as a student and hasn't really left. Her involvement continued as a parent when Nigel and Brooke attended the school since 1984 as a school assistant mainly in the school library since 1988. Judy has put her heart and soul into Warren Central School nurturing, supporting and encouraging both students and staff alike. The saying, 'actions speak... 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

Emma Bermingham

Emma Bermingham Victor Chang Award Recipient

Emma Bermingham stood as a proud representative of Warren Central School at Dubbo College Senior Campus as one of the recipients of the Victor Chang Awards on 22 November 2017. The reward recognises excellence in Science and achievements by a Year 11 student. The celebration highlighted the partnership between the NSW Department of Education and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. Emma was nominated by her teachers as a diligent and respectful student with an aspiring career in a Science related field. Emma anticipates a career in the... Read more

Ball Game

150 Years Sports Day

Sports day held on Friday 17 November for the students celebrating 150 Years of Public Education at WCS. Secondary: Played netball with mixed teams from the community, students and teachers. Primary: Played games, tunnel ball, hopscotch, skipping and shooting the ball. Lunch was provided with a hotdog, a can of soft drink and ice cream with topping. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day. Many thanks to the 150 Years committee for organising a wonderful day at WCS.... Read more

Team to play Gobondery/NARRAF

Gobondery/NARRAF Tennis

Gobondery/NARRAF Tennis gala day was on Wednesday 25 October 2017. Congratulations to Lily Higgins, Eliza Hansen, Zephyr Nielsen, Coby Hall, Tiffany Brown, Matilda Hansen, Harrison Leach and Jack Reid who were selected for the teams. We would like to acknowledge and give a huge thank you to Mrs Higgins for volunteering her time to train these students. Thank you to Jo Lincoln for taking photos on the day.... Read more

Boys enjoying fruito for orientation day

Kindergarten Orientation Day

Kindergarten Orientation Program at Warren Central School are Friday 20 October 9.30am-12.30pm Friday 27 October 9.30am-12.30pm Friday 3 November 9.00am-2.50pm Children must have enrolment forms completed and handed in to the office at Warren Central School to attend these sessions.... Read more

Agri-Robotics Day

Agri-Robotics Day

Robotics has been an integral part of the advances in technology that has made significant impact in medicine engineering and agriculture with huge advantages over performing tasks manually. On 19 October, 14 students from Year 8,9 and 10 participated in the Agri-Robotics day organised by the University of Sydney. This event was significant for the students as they used computer programming and coding for the first time to instruct the robot to perform simple tasks. The University of Sydney program was being made into a documentary by ABC... Read more

Mrs Westgarth

A Day Made Better Teachers Award

A Day Made Better rewards, recognises exceptional primary and secondary school teachers across the country. www.adaymadebetter.com.au Message from ex WCS student Olivia Hamblin Mrs Westgarth is easily the most hard working teacher I have ever had the privilege of knowing . I was lucky enough to have her for Kindergarten, year 5 & 6 and to this day I know her passion for educating and challenging students had an incredible impact on my life. She worked tirelessly to ensure her students were continually supported in their strengths as well as... Read more

Assembly Friday 27 October 2017

150 Years Celebration Assembly

150 Year Celebration Assembly held on Friday 27 October 2017. The beginning of the 150 Year celebrations began with visitors and special guests ex principal Mr David Maher 1964-1966. Secondary Students performed with the WCS War Cry 1965. Cutting of the cake from the oldest WCS member of the community Mrs Norma Dowton, the eldest WCS student Jack Taylor and the youngest student Bonnie Couley. A finale with primary students dancing to 'Better When I'm Dancing'. Afternoon tea was provided at the Hospitality Training Centre Bistro, followed by... 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

Ticket Sales

Tickets close Monday 16 October for the 150 Year dinner

Ticket sales for the 150 Years Celebration Dinner are now closed.... Read more

Good luck with Year 12 Exams

Year 12 HSC Exams

HSC Exams begin today. Remember to look after yourselves. Be confident, stay strong. Take the time to eat well, sleep, study and exercise. Check the timetable and arrive early for your exam. We wish Year 12 Warren Central School students all the best with their HSC Exams.... Read more

Claudia Clarke

Final Days at School for Year 12

Year 12 have their final days at Warren Central School this week. Monday 18 September is their Year 12 formal at the RSL beginning at 6pm. The final assembly for Year 12 will be on Wednesday 20 September at 10.10am in the J.B.Renshaw Auditorium at school. The group of students have been characterised by the closeness and willingness to support each other throughout the year. They should be all proud of the contribution they have made to the school and community. We are all supporting our Year 12 well in their HSC exams and wish them every... Read more

School Captains for 2018

2018 School Captains and Vice Captains

On Tuesday 5 September four students gave their speeches and gave reasons why they would make a great leader. Students and staff were given ballot papers after the speeches, then votes were counted. After lunch Mr O'Connor announced the Captains and Vice Captains for 2018 who were Emma Bermingham, Hamish Callander. Vice Captains Savannah Nielson and Jack Taylor. Congratulations to these students.... Read more

NDIS logo

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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