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Randwick Boys high school to stay boys only

By VANESSA LIM Randwick Boys High School (RBHS) will stay boys only despite overwhelming support from the community to make it a co-educational school. CLOSEast, a community group that has been been advocating for another Eastern Suburbs public high school since 2016 was disappointed. Licia Heath, an Eastern Suburbs local and member of CLOSEast who […]

Caught with Their Pants on

BY ADDIE MORTON Tradition is out and putting education first is in. In the midst of what seems like a national fad, three Sydney schools have opted for gender neutral uniforms in their schools, meaning girls can choose to wear pants or shorts on any given day. The move away from traditional, gender specific, and […]

Ultimo community slams Department’s plan for local school

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS The Ultimo community have slammed Department of Education plans to demolish and rebuild Ultimo Public School, with a petition receiving 514 signatures in just 12 days. Collecting more than 500 signatures means that the Education Minister must respond to the concerns raised by the petition in parliament. The Ultimo Pyrmont Education Campaign […]

Ultimo Public School left in the lurch

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS The local community has rejected the NSW Government’s latest plan for the Ultimo Public School, saying the proposal was “plugging holes” and “a band aid that would peel off quickly”. The governmentt proposes to demolish the 15 year old school building and replace it with a larger capacity structure for 700 students. […]

Back to school on so-called baby boom

Leichhardt Council will lobby NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli for a new primary school in the area, arguing the state government has grossly underestimated the size of the baby boom in Sydney’s inner west. In a media release, Mayor Darcy Byrne cited “exponential” growth in student numbers uncovered by independent research. But a close look […]