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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

OctoberReturn to top

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

JulyReturn to top

Secretary for a Day

Warren Central School student, Emily Glover joining the executive of the Department of Education for two days this week was a real revelation. Year 11 student, Emily took over the desk of Executive Director, Learning Management and Business Reform as part of the annual Education Week Secretary for a Day leadership initiative. "It was an eye opening experience," Emily said. "I've made a lot of friends and learnt a lot about the Department of Education that I'll take back to my school." Emily joined 19 other promising young leaders from around... Read more

Hand, Foot and Mouth disease information

Dear community members, There is currently recorded cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease in the community. The following link will direct you to the NSW Health website, where you will be able to read about this disease and any signs and symptoms to look for. http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/…/fac…/Pages/handfootmouth.aspx Please be sure to read the page and the fact sheet included on the page. If your child/children begin to exhibit any symptoms, please seek medical advice from your doctor immediately.... Read more

JuneReturn to top

Happy Holidays!

We'd like to wish all students and staff a happy, safe and relaxing term 2 holiday break. You have all earned it. A huge thank you also to the parents/carers, community members and volunteers who donate their time to our school. Your efforts are truly appreciated and we are extremely grateful. Term 3 resumes for students on Tuesday 14 July and we look forward to seeing you all again then. If you are travelling for the holidays, please do so safely. Congratulations on a massive Term from WCS!... Read more

Student Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) Day

Today students who have displayed our school's Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) expectations are being treated to a movie day in Dubbo. We would like to congratulate these students on their outstanding representation of Warren Central School and its core values during term two and wish them a fantastic day.... Read more

Evacuation Drill Testing

Dear community, After the successful trial of the evacuation signals last week, there will be a trial evacuation at some point during this week. (22 June - 26 June) Unlike last week, the noise will sound for longer (around 2-3 minutes) and will once again be loud. Warren Central School apologises for any inconvenience this may cause to the community. As part of WH&S legislation and policies, we must run evacuation drills to ensure compliance and effective responses to any possible cause that may lead to an evacuation. Once again, thank you... Read more

Emergency Evacuation System - Testing

Dear community members, There will be a very brief test of the school's new evacuation signals tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday 15 June) This will take no longer than five minutes but will be quite loud. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to the community. This testing has to be done periodically to comply with WH&S legislation and to ensure evacuation procedures are current and effective. Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience. We hope you all have a great week!... Read more