Finding the right school can be a difficult decision for parents. With so many educational options on offer, gathering enough information to make an informed choice is a complex and time-consuming task.

The annual Hills Schools Expo, on the weekend of September 7 and 8 at Castle Hill Showground gives families an opportunity to meet with staff and students from a wide range of leading independent schools who service the Hills and surrounding districts – in one convenient location.

Days of research can be accomplished in just a few hours. Participating schools include boarding and day schools, single sex, co-ed, faith-based and secular options from preschool to Year 12. With the new North West Metro line, Hills residents have easy access to many more schools than in the past, plus many schools operate their own school buses, increasing the number of choices.

Parents can access information on; Length of waiting lists and relevant procedures, School size and student body composition, Class sizes, Cocurricular opportunities, Processes and prerequisites at different entry points: Kindergarten, Year 5, Year 7. Scholarships and bursaries, Gifted and Talented programs, STEM teaching

The Free Hills Schools Expo will be at the Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 from 10am to 4pm on both days. Parking is available onsite further details: schoolexpo.com.au

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