Finding a public school
Finding a public school

Use our handy school locator  to find the nearest public schools to you.

How to enrol in a public school
How to enrol in a public school

Follow these four easy steps to enrol in a public school.

Types of public schools
Types of public schools

NSW Public Schools provide a range of learning environments to suit specific child needs. Find out more about the different types of public schools available.

Pre-school
Pre-school

Going to pre-school will stimulate your child’s thinking, communicating, investigating, exploring and problem solving skills to name a few. Find out where government pre-schools are located and read our guide for parents about starting pre-school.

Primary school
Primary school

Your local public school will provide a stimulating and challenging environment where your child can thrive. Find out when to start school, and read our useful starting primary school guides with great tips and handy hints to make your child’s learning journey a happy one.

High school
High school

Going to high school is an exciting time in your child’s life. Watch videos about high school life and how to have a great first year at high school.

International students
International students

Students from countries around the world enrol in New South Wales (NSW) government schools every year. Our schools are recognised for their excellent quality education programs, and they offer a secure pathway to a career or to further study including Australian and overseas universities. Find out more.

School handbook
School Handbook including voluntary contributions

Frequently asked topics about going to NSW public schools – see all the answers here on everything from immunisation to getting to school to after school care to school uniforms and everything in between!

 

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