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Explore teaching and learning in NSW public schools.

Key learning areas

Knowledge, understanding, skills, values and attitudes are described in the eight learning areas of the NSW curriculum.

Learning across the curriculum

Cross curriculum content enriches and supports the learning areas and adds depth to student learning.

Learning for the future

Support for future focused learning and teaching that will prepare our students for tomorrow’s world.

Literacy and numeracy

Literacy and numeracy is a major focus for NSW public schools.

Multicultural education

Promotes intercultural understanding and community harmony in schools and supports English language learners, refugees and newly arrived students.


Information for parents, carers and teachers about preschool education.

Rural and distance education

Supporting schools and students in rural, remote and isolated areas.

School Calendar


Spring School Holidays
Sat 23 Sep – Sun 08 Oct

Coming Up

Term 4
Tue 09 Oct – Sat 15 Dec

Policy Library

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

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