There are 198 schools in Western NSW Region providing an outstanding and comprehensive education for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Our fully qualified and dedicated teachers create safe, engaging and challenging learning environments for all students.
The region covers approximately 385,000 square kilometres. It includes the cities of Lithgow, Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo and Broken Hill. The region stretches from Goodooga on the north to Wentworth and the Sunraysia in the south.
Our schools strive to cater for each student's individual needs ensuring they have full access to a quality education in their own communities. Selective high school provision, extensive vocational education and training courses and comprehensive subject choices in our high schools allow students to tailor their education to suit a particular career pathway.
Western NSW is a leader in the integration of information and communication technologies into teaching and learning. Our schools have broadband Internet services, interactive whiteboards and are well advanced in the use of video-conferencing to enhance the learning experience for students.
The use of technology in classrooms makes learning exciting for our young students and is an essential resource to develop the skills needed for life in the 21st century. In addition, students in remote locations are serviced by a variety of interactive learning experiences.
We invite you to learn more about the individual schools in Western NSW by following the links under related information and contacting your local public school to discuss your child's education.