Education


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…





Uni students falling behind

With new research showing 68 per cent of Australian higher education students say they are falling behind on their studies due to COVID-19, Central Coast Council of P&Cs (CCCP&C) is…





2019 HSC school rankings released

The HSC is done and dusted and while school leavers around the Coast are celebrating their results, schools across the region are reviewing their own performance for the year. The…


Teachers check in on new hospital employee

Brisbane Water Secondary College Woy Woy campus principal Ms Rebecca Cooper and vocational education teacher Mr David Cornfield visited Brisbane Waters Private Hospital on November 25 to check in on…




Mikalah’s big idea

Mikalah Strickland, a Year 6 student at Green Point Christian College, has been named a national finalist in the 2018 Origin’s LittleBigIdea Competition. LittleBigIdea seeks to unearth Australia’s greatest young…