Manly West Public School incident

Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell has commented on the incident at Manly West Public School.

“My thoughts are with the students and staff affected by today’s incident at Manly West Public School.

“I have spoken with the Principal this afternoon to offer my support to the entire school community, and I want to particularly thank and acknowledge all of the school staff who acted so quickly to provide first aid and call emergency services.

“We will provide whatever resources the school community needs in the coming days, including counselling for students and staff.

“Investigations into the incident will be undertaken by the relevant authorities, including the Department of Education and NSW Police. In addition, SafeWork NSW has been notified and they will carry out their own investigation in due course."


- At around 1pm on 21 November 2022, 11 students from Year 5 and 1 staff member were injured during an outdoor science class.

- Parents of the students were contacted and informed of the incident.

- Wellbeing support is being provided to students and staff impacted by the incident.

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