Education





Sustainability award for Terrigal PS

Terrigal Public School’s sustainability team has won a Schools Environmental Achievement Award at the 2020 Keep Australia Beautiful – Sustainability Communities (Tidy Towns) Awards. The school was granted the award…




Coast schools get $3.3M boost to facilities

Twenty public schools on the Central Coast are set to receive new and improved facilities, with projects announced in tranche two of the NSW Government’s $120M Regional Renewal Program. Parliamentary…





Zara is certainly one to watch

St Phillips Christian College Year 8 student, Zara Matthews, is one of nine young women selected as a finalist for The One to Watch Award category in the 2021 NSW…


Yarning circle at Ourimbah campus

 A Yarning Circle has officially been opened at the University of Newcastle, Ourimbah campus, to provide an accessible meeting space for Aboriginal communities and locals in the Central Coast’s southern…


Coasties encouraged to Ride2School

Families across the Central Coast are being encouraged to take part in National Ride2School Day on March 19. The day aims to help students, teachers, and parents discover the joys…


Upgrade for Pretty Beach PS oval

Pretty Beach Public School is set to upgrade its oval to create an all- purpose, all-weather space for students, following a successful grant submission. The school secured funding through the…



Shady trees to keep parents cool

Students at Umina Beach Public School have helped plant shady banksia trees on the school’s nature strip along Melbourne Ave. The tree-planting initiative occurred when local mum Kelly Sunartha started…


Students’ photography to go on show

Students at Pretty Beach Public School participated in a national photography workshop on March 2 aimed at connecting people to the land. 30 Stage Three students took part in the…