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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

Outside ANZ Stadium

Year 6 Excursion 2014

Here's our first group photo outside of ANZ Stadium. Here's an action shot at the Sydney Aquatic Centre as the giant bucket lands on our students. Our students are all having a great time in Sydney. Here is a photo of the... Read more

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

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.