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Nurturing the artist in your child

Your child may not go on to become a famous musician, actor, dancer, filmmaker or artist. But by nurturing the artist in your child you can help them grow up able to think for themselves, problem solve and work out different ways... Read more

Building your child's reading skills

Here are some simple tips to encourage your child to become a strong reader and a book lover for the rest of their lives. Share a book at home Children love to hear a story read aloud. Try reading with different voices, lots of... Read more

Too sick to go to school?

Sometimes it's hard to know if your child is really coming down with something or just suffering a bout of Mondayitis. For safety's sake, if your child seems unwell you should always keep them home from school and seek medical... Read more

Funds Raised

PONY TAIL DAY FOR RDA

Young Public School supports a different charity each term. At least once a year the students raise money for some local cause and last Thursday the Student Representative Council held "Pony Tail Day" to raise funds for the Young... Read more

Sorting fact from fiction

You can't always trust what you read when researching information for homework, assignments or projects. Here are ways your child can tell a good website - or any document - from a bad one. Reader beware With so much information... Read more

Social media, kids and privacy

Regardless of your child's age, the world may already know a lot more about them than you suspect. According to recent research: 92% of children under the age of two have a digital presence (it starts with proud parents posting... Read more

Young Public School was established in 1861 and moved to its present site in 1976. The learning and welfare programs are built upon the school code: Be honest, Show kindness, Respect people and property. Young Public School: Thinking of Others.