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Cancellation of school excursions to Sydney CBD

In view of the ongoing siege in the Sydney CBD, and the uncertainty surrounding security arrangements, all planned excursions to the Sydney CBD area are cancelled for Tuesday 16 December and until the safety can be assured within... Read more

Banish sunburn

Over exposure to UV radiation from the sun in childhood or adolescence increases the risk of developing melanoma later in life. Teach your child how to apply sunscreen properly, and they'll be able to protect themselves even when... Read more

How to get your child reading this summer!

Children who thrive in school tend to have one thing in common – they enjoy reading. It doesn't really matter what your child chooses to read, the important thing for primary-school kids is to encourage them to develop the habit... Read more

What parents should know about Instagram

It's hard to keep up with all the social media platforms and apps our kids want to use. Instagram is currently one of the most popular social networks for school-aged children at the moment. It's a free, photo and video sharing... Read more

Robogals eating the ice cream they made in a bag

Robogals

'Robogals' are a group of girls who love learning about Science and Engineering. They have been very busy this past term making ice cream, model hands, exploring static electricity and working out how to stand on plastic cups.... Read more

When older kids struggle with reading

When older kids struggle to read and write, the issue can become fraught for the whole family. Parents can lose their patience and blame the child or themselves and the child loses their confidence and begins shying away from... 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.