Aboriginal Education
Aboriginal Education

The Department of Education and Communities is committed to providing quality teaching and learning for Aboriginal people. Find out more about the Aboriginal Education and Training Policy.

Road safety
Road Safety

Your child's safety depends on you! We all need to work together to keep our children safe when out and about and help them to become safe road users. This section of the website provides useful road safety tips for parents and carers of primary and secondary students.

Bullying
Bullying

Bullying is repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons. The NSW Department of Education and Communities rejects all forms of bullying. This section of the website provides information about bullying including advice for parents.

Disability, learning and support
Disability, learning and support

Find out more about special learning needs, identification and assessment and enrolment options.

Drug prevention program
Drug prevention program

Drug education is taught in primary and secondary schools in NSW as part of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) programs from Kindergarten to Year 10.

Group of students consisting of three girls and one boy of multicultural backgrounds
Multicultural education

Multicultural education programs support the specific needs of students from language backgrounds other than English and foster intercultural understanding and positive relationships amongst all students.

Programs and services
Programs and services

NSW public schools manage a number of programs and services which aim to promote your child’s education and available resources. Find out more information on programs for attendance, behaviour, class size reduction, disability, early childhood, English as a second language, learning assistance, priority schools funding and reading recovery.

Student health
Student health

This section of the website provides advice on a wide range of issues relating to student health in public schools.

Student leadership and student representative councils
Student leadership and student representative councils

Student representative councils work democratically to represent the student body in school decision-making. Students work together, with help from a staff member, to improve school life and to contribute students' ideas. More information.

Student wellbeing
Student wellbeing

Learn more about NSW public schools values and policies in protecting your child’s wellbeing.

Subsidies, grants and allowances
Subsidies, grants and allowances

A number of scholarships, grants and allowances are available to assist students with their education.

Find out more information on the special needs transport service, the NSW government assistance for secondary students and many other allowances available to NSW public school children.

 

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