The following pages relate to the overcrowding issues at Chatswood Public School:
This page is dedicated at keeping the parents and citizens of Chatswood Public School informed of upcoming events, latest news and developments and call to action in relation to the overcrowding issue at Chatswood Public School.
In the Press
- Article from 2013 - about Chatswood Public school overcrowding and the Bush Campus
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- Monday 23rd January - Daily Telegraph report on School Fire
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- Tuesday 31st January - ABC news report - Start of the School year
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- Monday 6th February - North Shore Time report on School boundaries
- Wednesday 1st March - North Shore Times report on Council Meeting
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- NSW schools adopt new strategies to cope with burgeoning capacitieshttp://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/nsw-schools-adopt-new-strategies-to-cope-with-burgeoning-capacities/news-story/8f546dc2ddefcbff556561a689b15d8c
- Thursday 13th April - SMH article highlighting our school
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- Saturday 15th April - Daily Mail news article
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- Thursday April 27 - Sydney Morning Herald on $5billion plan to tackle the overcrowding crisis in NSW Schoolshttp://www.smh.com.au/nsw/revealed-the-5b-plan-to-tackle-overcrowding-crisis-in-nsw-schools-20170426-gvt0aj.html
- Thursday April 27 - NEWS New Unit announced to help bolster NSW schools
- Thursday September 26 - SMH Article - "'Beyond ridiculous': Plans to move Chatswood Public School dumped despite overcrowding"
- Monday February 27, 2017 - Council Meeting at Council Chambers, Level 6, 31 Victor Street, Chatswood, 7:00 pm
Download - Council Motion 27 Feb 2017
- Tuesday February 28, 2017 - Chatswood Public School P & C at Chatswood Public School library - 7:30pm
- Friday 3rd March - Meeting with our Local Member & NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian
- Saturday March 4, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. at the School an opportunity to sign the petition and ask any further questions
- Monday March 6, 2017 - Student Bag letter drop
- Wednesday March 8, 2017 - Return all Petitions to Andrea Austin 0405 991276 or the School
- Friday 10th March - Meeting with our Local Member & NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian
- Friday 10th March - Petition presented with 1440 signatures to NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian
- Wednesday 21st March - Willoughby Council & Greater Sydney council sent copies of our petition for 1440 signatures.
- Friday 24th March - Department of Education first responses to our letter campaign.
- Tuesday 28th March 7.30pm - P&C Meeting
- Friday 31st March Meeting with Mayor & the Premier - POSTPONED TO EARLY MAY DUE TO FLOODS
Tuesday 11th April - Facing Facts in Education Seminar - P&C representatives meet Rob Stokes and Mark Scott to press our capacity crisis.
- Friday 28th April - P&C President to meet with Willoughby Mayor
- Tuesday 23rd May 7.30pm - P&C Meeting
- Tuesday 27th June 7.30pm - P&C Meeting
- Tuesday 25th July 7.30pm - P&C Meeting
Tuesday 19th September - Department of Education Project Manager Sam Werner holds first PRG (Project Reference Group) meeting with key stakeholders and introduces Architectural firm SHAC.The Department has suggested new build will be completed by Term 1, 2020.
Friday 22nd Sept - Department of Education held an information session for parents in the playground.
Wednesday 18th October 2017 - PRG meeting.
- 2018 - PRG meetings continue
- May 2019, Information nights held at Chatswood High School and Chatswood Public School
- 19th September 2019, Department of Education back flips on Chatswood Education Precinct proposal.