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Alstonville Public School is situated in a picturesque village overlooking the coastline of Ballina and the rich orchards in the surrounding valleys. Student welfare, literacy and numeracy are priorities.
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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

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What parents should know about Instagram

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27 Parliament bad...
09:15AM

Parliament badge presentation.


from 09:15AM to 09:30AM

Please feel welcome to attend our term 2 badge presentation for newly elected school parliament representitives. This assembly will begin at 9:15am

Staff Asthma T...
03:30PM

Staff Asthma Training.


from 03:30PM to 03:45PM

All staff of APS will be undertaking mandatory training in the library at 3:30pm.

P&C Meeting.
07:00PM

P&C Meeting.


from 07:00PM to 07:15PM

Please feel free to join the P&C for their monthly meeting in the library at 7:00pm.

28 29 30 1 APS Cross Coun...
09:15AM

APS Cross Country


from 09:15AM to 09:30AM

All students from K-6 will be involved in our annual cross country event at Geoff Watt Oval. Specific details will be sent home in a note to parents in the week leading up to this event.

K-2 Assembly
02:30PM

K-2 Assembly


from 02:30PM to 02:45PM

Our fortnightly assemblies will begin again on Friday at 2:30pm in the new hall. We hope to see you there.

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4 Staff anaphyla...
03:30PM

Staff anaphylaxis training


from 03:30PM to 03:45PM

All APS will be updated with mandatory training in the library at 3:30pm.

5 6 7 8 District Cross...
09:00AM

District Cross Country


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

Those students selected to run in the District Cross Country will do so on Friday. These students will be chosen upon the completion of our local school cross country event. Information on date and location will follow as well.

Grip Leadershi...
09:15AM

Grip Leadership Tour


from 09:15AM to 09:30AM

More details to follow ASAP.

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11 12 NAPLAN
09:15AM

NAPLAN


from 09:15AM

NAPLAN testing for students in years 3 and 5 will taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

13 NAPLAN
All day

NAPLAN


All day

NAPLAN testing for students in years 3 and 5 will taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

14 NAPLAN
to 09:30AM

NAPLAN


to 09:30AM

NAPLAN testing for students in years 3 and 5 will taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

15 NAPLAN Make-up
09:15AM

NAPLAN Make-up


from 09:15AM to 09:30AM

Friday is allocated as a make-up day for NAPLAN testing if there is a need for it to be used.

K-2 Assembly
02:15PM

K-2 Assembly


from 02:15PM to 02:30PM

Our assembly will occur today in the new hall at 2:30pm. Please come along and support our wonderful students in K-2.

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18 19 20 Police Educati...
01:15PM

Police Education Visit


from 01:15PM to 01:30PM

An education officer for the NSW Police Force will be attending APS to conduct two sessions for our students. 1:15-2pm- K-2 Bus Safety. 2-3:15pm- 3-6 Cyber Safety.

21 22 Crazy Hair Day
09:00AM

Crazy Hair Day


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

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