NSW Department of Education
Sydney Distance Education Primary School is a global leader in providing high quality and innovative distance education to primary school students. We enrol NSW students from public and independent schools who are temporarily unable to attend their local school for a variety of circumstances. Our differentiated and adaptable approach to learning makes the school ideal for families travelling in Australia and around the world. The SDEPS teaching program provides students with an excellent opportunity to enhance their education during their extended absence. Our highly qualified teachers cater for all students’ learning needs through personalised learning programs. We create highly engaging and innovative learning materials aligned to NESA Syllabuses. Students are provided with individualised support, as well as given opportunities for collaboration through our online lessons and peer to peer interaction.
The ABC will expand television education lessons to help children learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, in a partnership with state and territory governments.
Get up-to-date information on schools that have temporarily ceased operations due to adverse weather, bushfire, emergencies or other incidents.
Find out how you can keep up to date, engage best practice hygiene, and about learning continuity in the case of non-operational schools.
Education Ministers met today and decided that NAPLAN will not proceed in 2020.
The NAPLAN test window was scheduled to be held from 12 to 22 May.
Visit the NSW Department of Education for any emergency updates including school closures and notifications regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).
SDEPS won the T4L Award in Digital Learning Tools.
Thank you to all of the students who participated in the 'Pass It On' unit, as part of the 2019 Wakakirri Screen Challenge. Wakakirri is Australia largest performing arts event for schools K-12. 2019 was the first year SDEPS has participated.
Parent - year 1 - Overseas Europe
Thank you and the whole stage 1 team for supporting our family during the last two terms away from school and for making this even possible. This was a very unique and insightful experience for all of us.
Parent/carer - year 1, year 3, year 6 - Overseas Singapore
SDEPS has put a fabulous programme together to support children outside of the school setting.
Parent/carer - year 2, year 4 - Traveller
Thank you SDEPS for your planning, marking and support for the girls’ education.
Parent/carer - year 2, year 4 - Overseas Hong Kong
To all the wonderful SDEPS staff, we are so grateful for your support and care over the past few years. You have enriched our boys (Callum and Conway) so deeply and prepared them beautifully for their new schools. Thank you
Parent/carer - Kindergarten - Traveller
Thank you for all the work the teachers at SDEPS have done for us. The kids really enjoyed the units of work and the support that we have received is next level.
Parent/carer - year 2 - Traveller
Thanks for all your wonderful feedback and guidance over the year Adele has been enrolled at SDEPS.
Parent/carer - year 2 - Traveller
I just wanted to thank everyone for the amazing opportunity and experience long distance has given us and I can see how it has really helped Claudia build confidence as well as really focusing on some areas she was struggling with. Many thanks.
Sydney Distance Education Primary School
1 Collins Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
02 9207 6300
We would like to pay our respects and acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and also pay respect to Elders both past and present.