Hundreds Of Schools Remain Closed In Fire-Affected Parts Of NSW

Schools in fire-affected parts of NSW will be closed on Wednesday, November 13, as a safety precaution.

Approximately  152 schools will be non-operational according to the NSW Department of Education.

However, the Department warns the situation may change at short notice and information will be updated continuously.

Parents and guardians should monitor the Department's website as well as social media channels in case of changes.

Public Schools

  • Afterlee Public School
  • Aldavilla Public School
  • Bald Blair Public school
  • Barkers Vale Public School
  • Barrington Public School
  • Baryulgil Public School
  • Beechwood Public School
  • Bellbrook Public School
  • Bellingen High School
  • Bellingen Public School
  • Belltrees Public School
  • Ben Lomond Public School
  • Bendemeer Public School
  • Black Mountain Public School
  • Boambee Public School
  • Bobin Public School
  • Bonville Public School
  • Booral Public School
  • Bowraville Central School
  • Branxton Public school
  • Buladelah Public School
  • Bungwahl Public School

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  • Camden Haven High School
  • Cascade Environmental Education Centre
  • Chandler Public School
  • Chatham High School
  • Chatham Public School
  • Coffee Camp Public school
  • Collins Creek Public School
  • Comboyne Public School
  • Coolongolook Public School
  • Coopernook Public School
  • Cooranbong Public School
  • Copmanhurst Public School
  • Coramba Public School
  • Corindi Public School
  • Coutts Crossing Public School
  • Crescent Head Public School
  • Crossmaglen Public School
  • Cundletown Public School
  • Deepwater Public School
  • Dorrigo High School
  • Dorrigo Public School
  • Dorroughby Environmental Ed Centre
  • Dundurrabin Public School
  • Dunoon Public School
  • Durrumbul Public school
  • Ebor Public School
  • Elands Public School
  • Ellerston Public School
  • Emmaville Central School
  • Eungai Public school
  • Eureka Public School
  • Frederickton Public School
A bushfire in Hillville moves in on a house near the Pacific Highway, north of Nabiac in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP
  • Gladstone Public School
  • Glenreagh Public School
  • Gloucester High School
  • Gloucester Public School
  • Goolmangar Public school
  • Goonengerry Public School
  • Green Hill Public Sschool
  • Greta Public School
  • Guyra Central School
  • Hallidays Point Public School
  • Hannam Vale Public School
  • Harrington Public School
  • Hernani Public School
  • Herons Creek Public School
  • Huntingdon Public School
  • Jiggi Public School
  • Johns River Public School
  • Karangi Public School
  • Kempsey East Public school
  • Kempsey High School
  • Kempsey South Public School
  • Kempsey West Public School
  • Kendall Public School
  • Kinchela Public School
  • Kirkton Public School
  • Krambach Public School

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  • Lake Cathie Public School
  • Lansdowne Public School
  • Larnook Public School
  • Laurieton Public School
  • Long Flat Public School
  • Lowanna Public School
  • Main Arm Upper Public School
  • Manning Gardens Public School
  • Medlow Public School
  • Melville High School
  • Mingoola Public School
  • Mitchells Island Public School
  • Modanville Public School
  • Moonbi Public School
  • Moorland Public School
  • Mount George Public School
  • Mullaway Public School
  • Nabiac Public School
  • Nana Glen Public School
  • Narranga Public School
  • Nimbin Central School
  • North Haven Public School
  • Nowendoc Public School
  • Nymboida Public School
  • Old Bar Public School
  • Orama Public School
  • Orara High School
  • Orara Upper Public School
  • Pacific Palms Public School
  • Raleigh Public School
  • Repton Public School
  • Rollands Plains Upper Public School
  • Rosebank Public School
  • Rukenvale Public School

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  • Sandy Beach Public School
  • Smithtown Public School
  • Stratford Public School
  • Stroud Public School
  • Stroud Road Public School
  • Taree High School
  • Taree Public School
  • Taree West Public School
  • Telegraph Point Public School
  • Thalgarrah Environmental Ed Centre
  • The Channon Public School
  • The Risk Public School
  • Tinonee Public School
  • Tuntable Creek Public School
  • Tyalla Public School
Flames burn at Half Chain road at Koorainghat. Image: AAP
  • Ulong Public School
  • Upper Coopers Creek Public School
  • Upper Lansdowne Public School
  • Urbenville Public School
  • Warrumbungle National Park Field Studies Centre
  • Wauchope High School
  • Wauchope Public School
  • Whian Whian Public School
  • Wiangaree Public School
  • Willawarrin Public School
  • William Bayldon Public School
  • Wilsons Creek Public School
  • Wingham Brush Public School
  • Wingham High School
  • Wingham Public School
  • Woodenbong Central School
  • Woolgoolga High School
  • Woolgoolga Public School
  • Wooli Public School
  • Wytaliba Public school
  • Yarrowitch Public School

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TAFE Campuses

  • Coffs Harbour (Glenriegh Street)
  • Coffs Harbour Education Campus
  • Great Lakes TAFE
  • Kempsey TAFE
  • Kurri Kurri TAFE
  • Macksville TAFE
  • Muswellbrook TAFE
  • Muswellbrook Tertiary Education Centre
  • Ourimbah TAFE
  • Port Macquarie TAFE
  • Singleton TAFE
  • Taree TAFE
  • Tomaree TAFE
  • Trenayr TAFE
  • Ulladulla TAFE
  • Wauchope TAFE
  • Wollongbar TAFE
  • Wyong TAFE
  • Yallah TAFE
Fire crews tend to a bushfire in Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour.

There are 21 independent schools across New South Wales that will be non-operational on Wednesday.

Independent Schools

  • Aetaomah School, Terragon
  • Bishop Druitt College, Coffs Harbour
  • Casuarina School for Steiner Education Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour
  • Chrysalis Steiner School, Thora
  • Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, Bonville Campus, Bonville
  • Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, Curacoa Campus, Coffs Harbour
  • Hinterland Christian College, Mullumbimby
  • Kempsey Adventist College, South Kempsey
  • Lakes Christian College, Castlereagh
Smoke from a large bushfire is seen outside Nana Glen, near Coffs Harbour. Image: AAP
  • Macksville Adventist School, Macksville
  • Manning Adventist School, Tinonee
  • Manning Valley Anglican School, Cundletown
  • Nautilus School Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie
  • Port Macquarie Steiner School, Port Macquarie
  • Rainbow Ridge School for Steiner Education, Lillian Rock
  • Sherwood Cliffs Primary School, Glenreagh
  • Tallowood Steiner School, Bowraville
  • Taree Christian School, Taree
  • The Nature School, Port Macquarie
  • The Shearwater Mullumbimby Steiner School, Mullumbimby
  • Tuntable Falls Community School, Nimbin
Children's play equipment stands in a burnt out yard on Bullocky Way, Possum Brush, south of Taree in the Mid North Coast region of NSW. Image: AAP

There will be 31 Catholic schools in fire-affected regions closed on Wednesday.

Catholic Schools

  • Holy Name Primary School, Forster
  • Mackillop College, Port Macquarie
  • Mary Help of Christians, Sawtell
  • McAuley Catholic College, Grafton
  • Mount St John's Primary School, Dorrigo
  • Newman Senior Technical College, Port Macquarie
  • St Agnes Primary School, Port Macquarie
  • St Clare's High School, Taree
  • St Francis Xavier Primary School, Woolgoolga
  • St James' Primary School, Yamba
  • St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour
  • St John's College, Woodlawn
  • St John's Primary School, Mullumbimby
A fire near the Pacific Highway, north of Nabiac in the Mid North Coast. Image: AAP
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Bulahdelah
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Gloucester
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Grafton South
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Kempsey
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Laurieton
  • St Joseph's Primary School, MacLean
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Port Macquarie
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Taree
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Wauchope
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Wingham
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Woodburn
  • St Joseph's Regional College, Port Macquarie
  • St Mary's Primary School, Bellingen
  • St Mary's Primary School, Bowraville
  • St Mary's Primary School, Grafton
  • St Patrick's Primary School, Macksville
  • St Paul's College, Kempsey
  • St Peter's Primary School, Port Macquarie