Education


Child safety book published

Jennifer Johnson of Watanobbi has written a fun book aimed at teaching children to keep themselves alert and safe. Called Simple and Safe, the book features 39 different scenarios designed…


Musical mission of mercy

One music teacher in the remote town of Wilcannia has impacted not only the lives of her students but also a local broker here on the Central Coast. Inspired by…


Preschoolers settle in

Children at Guliyali Preschool in Woy Woy have settled into their new schooling environment ready to start learning and building lifelong friendships. Preschool teacher Whitney Williams said the staff looked…




The life of silkworms

For the past few weeks, Year Two students at Pretty Beach Public School have been looking at the life cycle of silkworms. Zoe from class 2H said the whole class…



Maths Words not Squiggles

The Maths and English Tutoring business for Kindergarten to HSC Students, Maths Words not Squiggles (MWNS), has opened a centre in Gosford.




Con welcomes new General Manager

The Central Coast Conservatorium of Music (CCCM) will welcome a new General Manager, Irena Tasevska, on November 2. With more than 10 years of experience in strategic operations and managerial…



Free eye checks for 4-year-olds

Local families with 4-year-olds are being encouraged to take advantage of free eye checks following World Sight Day. Eye checks for 4-year-olds are essential for the early identification and treatment…


Streetgym kicked off in San Remo

A new YMCA NSW (the Y) program, Streetgym, aiming to change the tune on youth disadvantage and wellbeing kicked off in San Remo on Tuesday. The Y’s Streetgym brings young…


College delivered football course online

Brisbane Water Secondary College’s Umina campus has successfully delivered its football elective online and at home this year, according to campus football coordinator Mr Mark Dixon. The soccer program offered…


A dream come true

It will be a dream come true for 16-year-old ballerina Layla Gerrish of Terrigal when she heads off to New York on October 18 to take part in a year-long…



Gurtle, The Garbage Turtle

A group of Year 5 students from Toukley Public School has turned a lesson on plastic pollution into a piece of sustainable art in Gurtle, the Garbage Turtle. Inspired by…