The Voice of the Nepean Valley – WowFM

Wow FM 100.7 has represented and entertained the communities of the Penrith Valley, Western Sydney and the Lower Blue Mountains for more than twenty five years.

We provide music from many eras and genres to keep the feet of any age and musical taste tapping all day long.

Recently we have undergone new and exciting modifications which we hope will enhance the the listening experience of our culturally and chronologically diverse community. With programs in several languages providing local and international news and current events, we aim to provide appropriate content which is both pertinent and informative.

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Western Sydney News

Are our Selective schools doing more harm than good for our kids?

Recently we looked at some of the differences that exist between the Finnish and Australian Education Systems (Finland is ranked sixth in the world in mathematics, Australia by comparison is ranked 27th, on the OECD measured PISA test). One stark difference being that Finland has a totally homogeneous schooling system, there are no private schools […]… read more

Lifting standards

Could abolishing private schools and respecting teachers more help lift education standards? Does the Finland education system have answers for the rest of the world or is their world class performance just some aberration? Firstly we have to look at the results and see if their many differences attribute to these results. Finland is out […]… read more

Australia’s performance in the classroom

Australia may be rocking the world sporting stage, but there’s concerns about our performance in the classroom. What can we learn from other countries about our education standards? I have been very fortunate in my life in that I have been given opportunities to work with mathematics students in China, Korea and Vietnam. This experience […]… read more

Testing in the education system

Testing is a huge part of the education system in Australia and around the world, but are we taking the wrong approach when it comes to examinations? Schools and tests are a way of life that begins with reading tests in kindergarten and finishes at the Higher School Certificate at the conclusion of regular schooling. […]… read more

Police search for missing boy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a boy last seen at Penrith last night. Blake Spiteri, aged 14, was last seen at Penrith Railway Station about 6pm on Saturday, June 16. He failed to return home to the Blue Mountains and officers from the Blue Mountains Police Area Command were notified and […]… read more

Confirmed: Campbell-Gillard out of Origin

Penrith forward Reagan Campbell-Gillard is out of the rest of the State of Origin series as the Panthers’ horror 2018 injury crisis got worse at Allianz Stadium last night. It’s been confirmed that Campbell-Gillard has suffered a fracture of his jaw and will be out for at least a month, but probably longer. He will […]… read more

State Government’s cool announcement

In the coolest announcement in the lead up to next week’s State Budget, half a billion dollars is blowing into classrooms for air conditioning. Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Education Minister Rob Stokes joined Member for Penrith Stuart Ayres at Penrith Public School today to spruik their record investment into schools. “I’m proud […]… read more

Dolls and more on show

If you’ve already made plans this Sunday, you might want to reconsider because the annual Dolls, Bears, Craft and Collectables Show will be rolling into Penrith. Running for more than 20 years, the event will showcase dolls and bears of all shapes and sizes, bringing the community together for a fun day out. Organiser Gail […]… read more

More train cancellations as network continues to struggle

Frustrated train commuters are putting up with more delays and cancellations on the Western Line this morning. Two usually packed peak hour services – the 7.21am Penrith to Central service and the 7.25am Penrith to Central service – were both cancelled this morning. It is the second time in three days the 7.21am service has […]… read more

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Western Sydney news courtesy of The Western Weekender.