Charlestown Public School

Integrity- respect, responsibility, kindness, teamwork, good learners!

Telephone02 4943 4063 or 02 4943 4137


Activities and Excursions

  • School Bytes can now be accessed via the Parent App from the NSW Department of education (you can download from Apple or Google play store) contact the school office for further info.
  • For activities and events please check the School Bytes parent portal- under "activities" or the Calendar. 

General Information



Working with Children 

Parent or close relative Volunteer (eg transporting students to events, canteen helper, reading groups, gala days, clean up days, meal deal day etc.) Must provide completed WWCC-Declaration-for-Volunteers-and-Non-Child-Related-Contractors declaration form and provide Government-issued photo ID showing full name, date of birth and current address (eg Drivers Licence) to the school office.
WWCC-Declaration-for-Volunteers-and-Non-Child-Related-Contractors (pdf 276KB)

Non Parent or close relative Volunteer - Any adult volunteer who is not a parent or close relative of a student at the school, but will have direct contact with children, is required to obtain a Working With Children Check (WWCC) clearance. These volunteers need to provide the school with a WWCC clearance (paid or unpaid), Government-issued photo ID showing full name, date of birth and current address (eg Drivers Licence) and a completed WWCC-Declaration-for-Child-Related-Work-Specified-Volunteers-and-Child-Related-Contractors declaration form.
WWCC-Declaration-for-Child-Related-Work-Specified-Volunteers-and-Child-Related-Contractors (pdf 220KB)

WWCC-Guide-to-Identity-Documents (pdf 124KB)

Online Payment Guide - All payments are to be made through the School Bytes Parent Portal. If you require further information or help please contact the school office. 
Please note that online payments cannot be used for P&C run events.

Absentee Note - Parents return signed Absentee notes to class teacher within 7 days of student absence.

Absences may also be sent through via the School Bytes parent portal or via email.

send an email direct to the school

Update Details or Emergency Contacts - Changed address? Have new phone numbers and/or emergency contacts? Parents complete, sign and return form to school office or alternatively email the school with the new details.  


Please note there are no EFTPOS facilities at this school.