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Umina teams compete in debating challenge

Two teams from Umina Beach Public School competed in Round 2 of the Premiers Debating Challenge. “Our Year 5 team headed to Kincumber Public School and our Year 6 team to Pretty Beach Public School,”…


Soccer teams suffer defeats

Pretty Beach Public School’s soccer teams have suffered defeats in Round 2 of the PSSA Soccer Knockout Competition and Gala Day. “Our boys came up against a tough Empire Bay,” said school soccer coach Mr…


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Girls teams compete in knockout competitions

Umina Beach Public School’s girls PSSA soccer and basketball teams have competed in the local NSW PSSA Knockout Competitions in June. In their first match of Round 3 of the Soccer PSSA Knockout competition, the…


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Students speak on multiculturalism

Four students from Ettalong Public School have competed in the Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking Competition held in Terrigal in June. Aiden Dunne and Josh Winstanley represented Ettalong in the junior section, while Aviana Alipate and…


Pretty Beach wins through to State goalball titles

Goalball teams from Pretty Beach Public School will compete in the state championships after an exceptional performance at regionals. “On Monday, June 18, 12 students represented Pretty Beach Public School at regionals held at Newcastle…


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Classes take part in international art project

Two classes from Umina Beach Public School are participating in an international art project. “This term, students from 3K and 6A are involved in an international artist trading card project,” said Umina Beach Public School…



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Empire Bay student wins encouragement award

Ms Alexis Nelson-Staunton, of Empire Bay, has received an Indigenous Encouragement Award from TAFE. Ms Nelson-Staunton is currently enrolled in a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Ourimbah TAFE. The award will help…


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Schools hold pyjama days

Two Peninsula primary schools have held Pyjama Days to fundraise for the Central Coast Local Health District. The Pyjama Days raised money for the District’s Children’s Wards at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals. Pretty Beach Public…


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Nominated for two awards

Brisbane Water Secondary College Umina campus has been nominated for two Australian Education Awards. The campus has been nominated in the areas of Best School and Best Professional Learning Program. Principal Mr Brent Walker said…