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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
AugustReturn to top
New School Drop Box!
Students and parents can now place permission notes, payment envelopes (with child's names and class written on it!), absentee notes etc in our new secure drop box in the front office! The drop box is located on the front office wall and is now where we would like all notes and payments coming to school to go!... Read more
FebruaryReturn to top
Berkeley West Public School App!
Great News! Our school has a FREE mobile phone and device app! What's that? (you may ask), it is a little application that sits on your phone, tablet (iPad etc) and gives you instant access 24/7 to our school information when you click on it. The app gives parents the ability to instantly access newsletters without going to the website, or to send in a sick note because you forgot to write a paper note! Download it to your smartphone, iPad or tablet by going to either the Apple App Store or Android Google Play Market and search for Berkeley... Read more