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Sentral Parent Portal

The Sentral Parent Portal streamlines several channels into one APP / Portal. As a parent / carer you only need to refer to once source of information which will simplify and make your management of school life a lot more efficient.

You can access Sentral via the desktop Parent Portal, or you can download the free APP, Sentral Parent Portal from the Apple Store or Google Play.

You can access Sentral via the desktop Parent Portal, or you can download the free APP, Sentral Parent Portal from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Sentral is secure meeting the highest international standard of information security management systems. It is also audited and compliant with government security requirements.

Sentral Parent Portal

  • Web based platform – browser driven
  • Access on any device with internet connection (desktop / iPad)
  • Can be translated if using the Chrome browser

APP: Sentral for Parents

  • Convenient
  • Same function as Portal (no translation option)
  • Allows for flagging and push notifications
  • If your child goes to another school which uses Sentral, this APP allows you to ‘toggle’ between to the schools. Notifications from all schools will funnel through as push notifications.


Send and receive absence notifications to and from the school quickly and easily – no need to ring or email the teacher.


View calendar items to stay up to date with school events.


Receive notices about important events that relate to your child. This feature also includes Push Notifications to notify you of a new message that needs your attention.


With a simple click, you can view the most recent or previous Newsletters that are saved on our website.


Need to complete a form for school – some forms are available here to be completed and submitted online. No need to print it out and hand it in.


Relevant school resources will become available here over time.

Excursion (permission)

With a click of a button, you can give permission for your child to attend an excursion.

Student-Led Conferences

Conveniently book and manage your Student-Led Conferences from Sentral (normally scheduled once a year in Term 1).

Please still keep visiting the Newtown Public School website. The Sentral Parent Portal will drive you to specific pages for more information where relevant. Think of Sentral as your more immediate need-to-know / action items and the website is where you come to get more information regarding our school. Together, Sentral and the NPS website will have all the information you need to know.