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2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

Outstanding results across the Stages

Outstanding results lead to an Amazing opportunity

We are excited to announce our school executive has been selected to attend the 2016 Education Symposium: Future reform Directions for NSW, an invitation that is only offered to twelve schools across government, Catholic and Independent schools. The invitation to the symposium is a collaboration of this year's outstanding NAPLAN results with Year 3 being above state average across the NAPLAN bands, the remarkable growth from Year 3 to Year 5, and Year 5 to Year 7. These results are contributed to our inclusion with the Early Action for Success... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
Elizabeth with her Trophy

Congratulations Elizabeth!

We would all like to congratulate Elizabeth on her success at this year's Abermain Eisteddfod. Elizabeth competed against children two years her senior in the 8 Years and under Prepared Speech section gaining First Place. Well done on your achievement Elizabeth.... Read more

JuneReturn to top
Free at last

Cessnock East Goes Global

Cessnock East has launched into 22nd Century learning following a two week visit from international educators, Carl Jarvis, Jon Chapman and Daniel Callaghan. Visiting from Lincoln in the United Kingdom Carl, Jon & Daniel worked with our staff and students to implement Project and Challenged based learning. This weeks challenge saw Mr Procter being "kidnapped" and locked into the cellar. Using mathematical, literacy, technology and team building skills, students were able to release Mr Procter. But is Mr P his usual self? Follow us on... Read more

Gold Medallist Kayla with her trophy and medallion

Kayla Wins Gold!

Cessnock East Public School is extremely proud of our Year 3 student Kayla Germyn. Kayla recently travelled to Melbourne as part of the Cessnock PCYC Trampolining team to compete in the Australian National Championship event. Kayla won gold in the under-11 women's division, placing first against competitors two years her senior and placed seventh in the synchronised event (with Sydney athlete Maddison Rodd). Congratulations Kayla and your team members for such a successful competition bringing home six gold medals between them.... Read more

JanuaryReturn to top

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more