Going to a public school

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Find a school, enrol and browse the school calendar.

Our public schools

We provide quality education from preschool to high school in NSW public schools.

Finding a public school

Search designated intake areas, find contact details for all schools and network directors.


How to enrol in NSW public schools, designated enrolment areas and forms.


Downloadable term dates and school holidays for NSW public schools.

Translated documents

Department of Education information is available in many languages.

Privacy information

Information about student data while using technology.

Education Week

Education Week is an annual event that celebrates NSW public education.

School Community Charter

The School Community Charter outlines the responsibilities of parents, carers, educators and school staff in NSW public schools.

School calendar

  • Summer holidays
  • School development day - Eastern division
  • Additional holidays - Western division
  • Term 1 2019

Policy library

Learn about the department's policies, guidelines, and procedures to create a safe, inclusive, and effective learning environment.

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