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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

More great things happening at Waratah Public School....

Congratulations to the Parents and citizens, the fete organising committee, the teachers and students who came together to organise a fantastic Spring Fete to celebrate 150 years of Education at Waratah Public School. It was... Read more

Waratah Public Celebrates 150 years of education

Celebrations for 150 years of Education at Waratah Public School started with an open day where ex-pupils were given a tour of the school and classrooms followed by a welcome assembly in the new school hall. Students and visitors... 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

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