Education





Pretty Beach nationally acknowledged

Pretty Beach Public School has been nationally acknowledged for its strong commitment to improving student outcomes. Pretty Beach Public School has been ranked in the top 100 Primary Schools, third…


Healthy Living for Teens Workshop

A Healthy Living for Teens Workshop will be held on Saturday, August 8 at Avoca Beach Surf Life Saving Club. The workshop will be run by self-help author and meditation…


Gumnuts visit fire station

The Gosford Gumnuts Playgroup had an excursion to the Gosford Fire and Rescue Station on Wednesday, July 1. The visit was attended by 26 children and their parents. The firemen…


New street support group for youths

Musicians Making A Difference (MMAD) will be hosting a special afternoon tea for services and support workers at the MMAD HQ (342 Mann St, Gosford) on July 30. The afternoon…


NED show provided powerful messages

On Wednesday, July 22 students at Our Lady of Rosary Primary School at Wyoming were treated to a 45 minute yo-yo demonstration with a powerful message. NED is an acronym…


$9 million upgrade for Point Clare

Point Clare Public School will be undergoing renovations from September this year that will continue for roughly a year. Acting school Principal, Ms Jane Young said: “It’s a progressive refurbishment….


Permaculture workshops at ecovillage

Narara Ecovillage is welcoming internationally acclaimed permaculture researcher Ms Robin Clayfield for a weekend of workshops aimed at building a socially and economically resilient community. The event on Saturday, July…


CHOOSH to stand-alone

Chertsey Primary School’s before and after school care, CHOOSH, will become a stand-alone, non-profi t organisation at the school as of the end of 2015. CHOOSH will become a separate…


ET wins national innovation award

ET Australia Secondary College (ETASC), based in the Gosford CBD, has won a national innovation award. The CoAct National Awards winners were announced at a national conference at Old Parliament…


$25,000 grant for NAISDA

Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch MP and NSW minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Ms Leslie Williams have announced a $25,000 grant for the National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association…



New plays to be showcased

The Youth Arts Warehouse Play Write program has finished another semester of masterclasses. now in its sixth year with many returnees who’ve had their theatrical talents nurtured through their teens….


Students dance as pirates

On Thursday, June 18 the Point Clare year six dance group performed at Laycock Street Theatre as part of the Central Coast Dance Festival. The dance group has been rehearsing…




School dance group performed

Chertsey Primary School dance group performed at Laycock Street Theatre in the Central Coast Dance Festival on Tuesday, June 16. School principal, Ms Toni Skinner said: “The behaviour and enthusiasm…