Schools, TAFE and child care information during an emergency
Find out if your child’s school is closed due to an emergency, plus information to support remote learning.
NSW public and independent schools
To find out if your child’s school is closed due to flooding, bushfires or other extreme weather events, visit the Department of Education website.
Up-to-date information on public schools that have closed is also available via the NSW Education Parent app.
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NSW Education Parent App
The NSW Education Parent App helps parents and carers stay in touch with their child’s school. Users will also be able to receive emergency updates such as school closures.
NSW Catholic schools
To find out if your child’s Catholic school is closed due to an emergency, visit the Catholic Schools NSW website.
Early childhood education services
You can also find early childhood education and care services via the ECE Finder.
Early childhood education services affected by a disaster can find information on the Department of Education’s website.
The Department of Education has materials to support parents and carers while students are learning remotely.
Digital Learning Packs are available with timetabled activities for the early years up to Year 10 students. Parents and carers can work through them with their child when instructed by their school.
Translated resources are also available.