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

Find the right school for your child with the school finder.


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

NSW public schools

Contact details for NSW public schools.


Downloadable term dates and school holidays for NSW public schools.

Our schools at a glance

An A to Z of information about public schools for parents.

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 a statewide, annual event, held during the first week of August, to celebrate NSW public education.

Featured Page

Education Week

Game Changer Challenge

Education Week will feature an exciting initiative – the Game Changer Challenge. Find out what it all means and how your school can benefit.

School calendar

Policy library

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

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