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Students, Teachers and the Community celebrated Education week with an exciting book parade, open classes and a Book Fair. Education week was a highlight for the Waratah School Community as it celebrates its 150 years of... 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

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

Newcastle Herald Newspaper Competition

Students in 5/6C have been busy producing the 2014 school supplement to the Newcastle Herald School Newspaper Competition. Students work with staff from the Herald to research and report on news from around the school community.... 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

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