Parramatta West Public School is a place which represents all that is wonderful in Australia. With over 50 languages spoken within the school population, we learn in a happy, safe and harmonious environment where strong values are taught.
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Back to school for 2015

Welcome to Parramatta West Public School for 2015. We hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday break and is refreshed and ready for the new year. Students in Years 1-6 will start school on Wednesday January 28th. All returning... Read more

Kindergarten 2015

Kindergarten children who have already enrolled have received appointment times for their Best Start testing that will take place from Wednesday January 28- Friday January 30th. Parents who have not yet enrolled their child... Read more

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

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