Education

College delivered football course online

Brisbane Water Secondary College’s Umina campus has successfully delivered its football elective online and at home this year, according to campus football coordinator Mr Mark Dixon.The soccer program offered entry level refereeing and coaching courses…

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Band practice resumes

Umina Beach Public School has resumed its band practice.The Concert Band rehearsed last Monday, October 12, and the Training Band on Tuesday.Tutorials will be on at usual times, and all Covid-safe procedures followed.Social media, 10…


Breakfast club to run four days a week

The breakfast club at Ettalong Beach Public School will run four days a week this term, according to principal Ms Lynn Balfour.“Breakfast Club will now run Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays,” she said. “The increase…


Mobile dental clinic expected at Ettalong next month

A mobile dental clinic is expected to provide free check-ups for Ettalong Public School students during November and December.The dental van includes portable dental equipment to provide students with dental check-ups, teeth cleans and dental…



Student Parliament asks for more bike racks

A Student Parliament was held at Umina Beach Public School on Wednesday, September 16, according to a report by students in the school newsletter.Two motions were discussed.The first was to have a choice of working…


New mural for Woy Woy South

A new wall mural is being installed at the front of the Woy Woy South Public School. “We can’t wait to see the finished product,” said principal Mr Matt Barr. SOURCE:Social media, 22 Sep 2020Matt…


Students celebrate an Australia Fun Day

Year two students at Umina Beach Public School have celebrated an Australia Fun Day, as part of their geography unit for semester two. Principal Ms Lyn Davis said the students participated in a variety of…


Students talk like a pirate

Year One students at Umina Beach Public School celebrated National “Talk Like a Pirate” Day on September 18. Teacher Ms Renee Pallas said the students participated in a variety of activities where they made their…


Chickens hatch at Woy Woy

Woy Woy Public School Kindergarten students have participated in a chicken hatching program during Term 3.“Students are learning about lifecycles for our science unit Staying Alive,” said teacher Ms Michelle Young. SOURCE:Newsletter, 10 Sep 2020?Michelle…