Merrylands East Public School

Create the future

Telephone(02) 9637 2638 or (02) 9637 8119

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

Our school is currently involved in an Australian Research Council project called School, Families and Learning Project undertaken by the University of Western Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. Parents are asked to complete a short survey about your child at school. This survey is available in English, Dari, Arabic and Chinese.

Letter explaining the project and survery (PDF 655KB)

Link to Survey (click here)

Welcome back to school for  2021! 

Click here for the 'Welcome back' letter (PDF 321KB) recently mailed to all MEPS families.

If you have moved over the holidays please inform the school office as soon as possible.

The school office will be open from Wednesday 27th January, 2021.

Students in Years 1 to 6 in 2021 will return to school on Friday 29th January, 2021. Students will need to return to their 2020 classrooms on day 1.

Kindergarten 2021 students should have already received a letter outlining their child's start date.

The Uniform Shop will only be accepting orders throught the school office. Order forms are available at the office. Any orders given to the office on Wednesday 27th January or before 10.00am on Thursday 28th January, will be processed and ready to collect on Thursday afternoon. All orders taken on Friday 29th January and for the first full week of school will be processed on the order day and may be collected that afternoon.

The canteen will be closed on Friday 29th January but will reopen on Monday 1st February with some minor changes. Please click here for the latest canteen menu (PDF 405KB).

We look forward to seeing everyone soon!

Click here for the lastest Covid-19 information from the Department of Education.

https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our prepared Kindergarten orientation program could not go ahead as planned. We hope our 2021 Kindergarten students will enjoy the following slideshow and video.

Have a look around our school with our 2021 leaders as your guides through the tour video and learn about how to prepare your child for next year through the orientation slideshow.

You can view the slideshow as a pdf document here.

Kindergarten Orientation slideshow (PDF 5.3MB)

Welcome to our school!

At Merrylands East, students are provided opportunities to develop the skills, capabilities and knowledge that are necessary to be successful in a globalised and highly digital society. Our students are encouraged to become active global citizens. 

We are committed to expanding your child’s educational experiences through innovative and creative learning that is relevant and authentic.

Our students thrive by learning anytime, anywhere and with anyone.

Upcoming events

Thursday

04

March

P&C Meeting

Date

04 March

Time

12:15-1:00 PM

Location
MEPS Community Room

The first MEPS P&C General Meeting for 2021 will be held onsite for the first time in over one year! New members are welcome. The meeting will be held in the community room under the Year 6 classrooms. Tea and coffee will be served after the meeting so new members can be welcomed with a friendly chat before picking up their children.

Thursday

11

March

Selective High School Placement Test

Date

11 March

Time

All day

Location
Multiple venues

Students who applied for entry to a Selective High School will sit the placement test on Thursday 11th March. Venues for each student will be mailed to them independently from the Department of Education.

Thursday

11

March

Year 2 Sydney Zoo excursion

Date

11 March

Time

All day

Location
Sydney Zoo, Bungarribee, Sydney

Year 2 students have an excursion to Sydney Zoo in Bungarribee on Thursday 11th March 2021. The excursion will provide students with an opportunity to get up close to a range of animals and learn about different habitats. Students must be at school on time at 8.00am and will return to school in time for normal pick up at 1.15pm. There is no cost to this excursion but the permission note must be signed and returned to the office before Wednesday 10th March. Students must wear their full school uniform including a hat. Food for recess, water and an umbrella or raincoat must be placed in their school bag to take with them on the excursion.

Tuesday

16

March

Year 3-6 Athletics Carnival

Date

16 March

Time

All day

Location
Holroyd Sports Grounds

Year 3-6 will participate in the yearly Athletics carnival to earn points for their sport house and potentially gain a place at the district carnival.

Tuesday

23

March

Year 3-6 Cross Country Carnival

Date

23 March

Time

All day

Location
MEPS and King Park

Years 3-6 will participate in the annual cross country carnival to earn points for their sport house and potentially gain a place in the district carnival.

Thursday

01

April

End of Term 1

Date

01 April

Time

All day

Location
MEPS

Thursday, 1st April is the last day of Term 1 for 2021. Enjoy your holiday break and stay safe.