New Lambton South Public School

Respect Responsibility Excellence

Telephone02 4957 1168

Emailnewlambtos-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Parents, carers and the community

As a parent or carer, you are an important part of our school community. We offer a range of services to support you and your family.

Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C)

Our Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C) is made up of parents and carers, teachers and community members. The P&C meets regularly to contribute to decision-making, developing policies and management plans as well as fundraising.

The P&C also raises funds that help finance improvements to our school and provide additional resources.

Our parents and volunteers are very supportive of the school and its direction and are willing to work in a shared partnership. The P&C meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm in the Block A staffroom. Yearly membership is $1. By attending P&C meetings parents will be made aware of the educational objectives of our school, current events, fundraising, and social opportunities and have an opportunity to focus on enhancements to the school.

P&C Office Bearers

 
President Ben Stevens
Vice President Leah Stevens
Shaun Grady
Treasurer John Grady
Secretary Anna Hind

Sub Committees

We have 4 committees

  • Uniform
  • Canteen
  • Fundraising
  • Garden/Environment

Canteen Sub-Committee

 
Convenor Margaret Godfrey
Treasurer's Representative and Minute Taker Alison Billings
Members Davina Lathwell
Di Beck
Kylie Andrean
Note: NLSPS Principal and P&C Association President are ex-officio members of all sub-committees.

Uniform Sub-Committee

 
Convenor Rebecca Barter
Treasurers’ Representative and Minute Taker Peta Bosworth
Members Roberta Stephens
Ben Stevens
Vacant

Join the P&C

 
Why join the P&C? Well, why not?
 

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P&C / Parent, Caregiver and Citizen Involvement

Parents and caregivers play an active role in the school community at New Lambton South Public School. There are numerous ways to be involved and we encourage parents to be proactive in helping out in any variety of areas including: School P&C; committees such as environment & garden, fundraising, technology, art, reading groups, and other class assistance; participation in special days such as athletics & swimming carnivals and canteen.

The Uniform Shop is run by parent volunteers and is open Monday between 3pm and 3:45pm and Thursdays between 9am and 9:45am.

New Lambton Public School P&C Association meets every third Tuesday of the month during school terms. This forum provides an opportunity for parents to raise items with other parents and the principal and be involved in general discussions and decision-making.

Contacting the P&C

New Lambton South Public School has its own Facebook Page as a way of keeping parents and caregivers up to date on current happenings. Please ‘like’ the page to receive updates.

Parents and caregivers are encouraged to be involved in the P&C in whatever form. If you are unable to attend meetings, you can bring items to the attention of the P&C in a number of ways.

  • Contact a member of the executive
  • Leave a message on the Facebook Page
  • Leave a message in the suggestion box found in the main office foyer
  • Leave a message at the school office

Counselling for families

The school counsellor can assist when families undergo a trauma or big change. Contact us to make an appointment. For information in community languages, see school counselling service.

Outside of the education system, free telephone counselling services are available to support families who may be going through a difficult time.

  • Lifeline – 24-hour telephone counselling service. 13 11 14.
  • Mensline Australia – 24-hour telephone counselling service for men. 1300 789 978.
  • Parent line – 24-hour advice and information service. 1300 1300 52.

Interpreting and translations

We will help you communicate with our school. If you’d like an interpreter for a school meeting, let us know and we will arrange one, if available.

If you don’t speak or understand English well and want to contact us, call TIS National on 131 450 and ask for an interpreter in your language. The operator will call the school and get an interpreter to help. This service is free.

For more information, listen in your language.

Visit the department’s translated documents section for important information that’s relevant for your child’s education in many languages.