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Top 100 Ranking Western Australia Perth Primary Schools For The Year Of 2015 (Government/Public)

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Top ranking Western Australia Perth primary schools (Government/Public) for the year of 2015. The result is a combination of both year 3 and 5 numbers from NAPLAN. One thing to note is some schools listed have very low enrolment number so the result is possibly not a reliable reflection of the entire school’s performance and historically can have big fluctuations as well. This is why I also included the enrolment number here, some school got big enrolment number as well due to they are classified as combined with both primary and secondary components counted together. One more thing to note is that percentage is based on the number one primary school regardless of school sector Australia wide. Just so to be clear that particular school is Sydney Grammar School – Edgecliff Preparatory School and it is so far ahead of everybody else and is a bit of anomaly. Just about everybody else government or non-government pretty close together.

RankingSchool NameStateSchool SectorLocationTotal EnrolmentCombined Score As Percentage of Number One School In Australia Regardless of School Sector
1Schools Of Isolated & Distance EducationWAGovernmentMajor Cities41090.29%
2Oberthur Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities63489.22%
3Nedlands Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities51189.05%
4Rosalie Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities56089.04%
5Churchlands Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities53988.53%
6Floreat Park Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities58688.07%
7Victoria Park Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities42687.97%
8Jolimont Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities26687.83%
9Applecross Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities53087.81%
10Wembley Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities80787.81%
11Kapinara Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities39087.52%
12Burrendah Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities62087.08%
13Dalkeith Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities35087.00%
14Carine Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities56986.89%
15Rostrata Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities79386.64%
16Winthrop Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities66386.13%
17Hollywood Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities27286.06%
18West Leeming Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities47786.04%
19Ardross Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40385.86%
20Como Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities36285.81%
21Willetton Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities57885.60%
22Shelley Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38285.55%
23Walkaway Primary SchoolWAGovernmentOuter Regional7085.50%
24Coolbinia Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities45585.35%
25Wattle Grove Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities66785.28%
26Poynter Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities50484.99%
27Subiaco Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities61084.96%
28Fremantle Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities22684.89%
29Rossmoyne Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities43584.63%
30Bull Creek Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities36284.58%
31East Fremantle Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities41484.53%
32Ranford Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities62084.51%
33Sorrento Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities41884.48%
34North Cottesloe Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38984.33%
35Bicton Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38684.31%
36Ballajura Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities69184.14%
37Manning Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38684.06%
38Freshwater Bay Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities46583.92%
39Booragoon Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40383.90%
40Mount Claremont Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities16883.78%
41Woodlands Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities45983.75%
42Dalmain Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities30483.73%
43West Leederville Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities51183.66%
44Highgate Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities59583.39%
45Wembley Downs Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40883.34%
46Lake Gwelup Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities46483.31%
47Kyilla Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities29582.92%
48Riverton Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities57382.76%
49Richmond Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities42982.71%
50Hawker Park Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities21882.56%
51Doubleview Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40782.54%
52Marmion Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38082.53%
53Caladenia Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities78482.46%
54Bateman Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities27382.42%
55Leeming Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities26182.32%
56City Beach Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities16382.19%
57Karrinyup Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities46382.19%
58West Balcatta Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities52482.13%
59Millen Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities41982.13%
60Maylands Peninsula Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities67482.12%
61Dianella Heights Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities48882.03%
62Campbell Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities80281.90%
63Scarborough Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities14981.86%
64Balcatta Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities20881.83%
65Falls Road Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities29481.73%
66Cottesloe Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities33581.71%
67Banksia Park Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities29581.63%
68Mount Hawthorn Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities82081.56%
69North Beach Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities35981.56%
70Atwell Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities80981.46%
71Canning Vale Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities55581.46%
72Swanbourne Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities44781.44%
73Lake Monger Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities21181.42%
74North Woodvale Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40281.40%
75Mount Pleasant Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38281.40%
76Kensington Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities45381.39%
77Kardinya Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40681.35%
78Melville Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities69981.32%
79Halidon Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities26381.29%
80North Perth Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities43681.23%
81Williams Primary SchoolWAGovernmentOuter Regional12781.12%
82West Greenwood Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities44380.98%
83Craigie Heights Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities35480.98%
84Attadale Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities37580.96%
85Glengarry Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities39780.88%
86Jerramungup District High SchoolWAGovernmentRemote12380.81%
87Narembeen District High SchoolWAGovernmentRemote11080.79%
88Beaconsfield Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities42780.78%
89Creaney Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities33480.72%
90Newborough Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities38180.69%
91Brentwood Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities32780.57%
92Condingup Primary SchoolWAGovernmentRemote6580.57%
93White Gum Valley Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities25480.50%
94Mount Lawley Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities49480.49%
95West Morley Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities25480.45%
96Darlington Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities40280.40%
97Collier Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities22480.35%
98Deanmore Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities49780.33%
99Woodvale Primary SchoolWAGovernmentMajor Cities42180.33%
100Bunbury Primary SchoolWAGovernmentInner Regional44180.32%

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Top 100 Ranking NSW Sydney Primary School For The Year Of 2015 (Government/Public)

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Top ranking NSW Sydney primary schools (Government/Public) for the year of 2015. The result is a combination of both year 3 and 5 numbers from NAPLAN. One thing to note is some schools listed have very low enrolment number so the result is possibly not a reliable reflection of the entire school’s performance and historically can have big fluctuations as well. This is why I also included the enrolment number here, some school got big enrolment number as well due to they are classified as combined with both primary and secondary components counted together. One more thing to note is that percentage is based on the number one primary school regardless of school sector Australia wide. Just so to be clear that particular school is Sydney Grammar School – Edgecliff Preparatory School and it is so far ahead of everybody else and is a bit of anomaly. Just about everybody else government or non-government pretty close together.

RankingSchool NameStateSchool SectorLocationTotal EnrolmentCombined Score As Percentage of Number One School In Australia Regardless of School Sector
1St Ives North Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities90392.21%
2Artarmon Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities112592.16%
3Murray Farm Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities93091.89%
4Pymble Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities65791.76%
5Carlingford West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities105091.50%
6Matthew Pearce Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities134491.30%
7Woollahra Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities77691.16%
8Chatswood Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities118091.11%
9Waitara Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities73290.84%
10Epping Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities42790.62%
11Epping West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities104190.60%
12Sydney Distance Education Primary SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities29090.55%
13Beecroft Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities81790.33%
14Hornsby North Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities83790.26%
15Glenmore Road Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities34990.06%
16North Rocks Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities74590.06%
17Eastwood Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities79489.89%
18Roseville Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities62989.60%
19Neutral Bay Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities98689.51%
20Gordon West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities56489.39%
21West Ryde Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities53889.33%
22Lindfield East Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities76489.31%
23Cammeray Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities95689.02%
24Summer Hill Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities82488.83%
25Beauty Point Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities31188.63%
26John Purchase Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities67188.63%
27Cherrybrook Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities81088.58%
28Hurstville Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities123088.54%
29Lindfield Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities77188.49%
30Beaumont Road Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities41988.48%
31Mount Keira Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities8888.17%
32Denistone East Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities80688.15%
33Northbridge Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities57388.07%
34Epping Heights Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities46487.97%
35Warrawee Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities58587.97%
36Kent Road Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities59587.81%
37Kambora Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities19487.80%
38Randwick Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities88187.78%
39Gordon East Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities34787.74%
40Greenwich Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities49587.69%
41Balmain Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities33587.52%
42Mowbray Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities43787.49%
43Killara Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities44087.47%
44Westmead Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities127187.47%
45Haberfield Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities64987.39%
46Hunters Hill Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities37887.37%
47Epping North Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities42087.23%
48Lane Cove Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities84087.20%
49Balgowlah Heights Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities73687.10%
50Middle Harbour Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities62486.79%
51Lane Cove West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities57986.78%
52Wahroonga Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities72286.71%
53Coorabell Public SchoolNSWGovernmentInner Regional13186.69%
54Stanwell Park Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities14986.55%
55Hamilton South Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities42586.54%
56Oakhill Drive Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities70686.52%
57Dobroyd Point Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities25486.50%
58Leichhardt Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities70586.40%
59Bellevue Hill Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities61186.38%
60Darlinghurst Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities31286.37%
61Pennant Hills Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities56486.37%
62Dural Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities42686.25%
63Burnside Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities23686.25%
64Rose Bay Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities62586.25%
65Strathfield South Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities80586.16%
66Normanhurst West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities50586.16%
67North Sydney Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities81686.16%
68Oatley West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities54786.15%
69Mosman Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities68786.08%
70Earlwood Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities63786.03%
71Carlingford Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities50485.94%
72Picnic Point Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities39885.91%
73Kareela Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities39185.87%
74Annangrove Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities7385.84%
75Truscott Street Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities33285.82%
76Hornsby South Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities58885.81%
77Oatley Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities52885.81%
78Sutherland Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities23885.77%
79Thornleigh West Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities55885.77%
80St Ives Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities45585.67%
81Roselea Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities34385.60%
82Willoughby Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities109185.47%
83Main Arm Upper Public SchoolNSWGovernmentInner Regional10385.38%
84Girraween Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities104485.36%
85Turramurra Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities56685.36%
86Castle Cove Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities45985.31%
87Parramatta Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities81185.31%
88Ermington Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities44785.31%
89Coal Point Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities22285.28%
90Erskineville Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities36785.26%
91Killarney Heights Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities72385.23%
92Hurstville South Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities49785.16%
93Ryde East Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities48585.14%
94Bronte Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities43085.13%
95Greystanes Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities73085.13%
96Normanhurst Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities32785.09%
97Gladesville Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities51985.09%
98Manly Vale Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities45685.06%
99Drummoyne Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities70285.06%
100Balgowlah North Public SchoolNSWGovernmentMajor Cities63485.02%

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Top Ranking Northern Territory Darwin Primary Schools For The Year Of 2016 (Non-government/Private)

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Top ranking Northern Territory Darwin primary schools (Non-government/Private) for the year of 2016. The result is a combination of both year 3 and 5 numbers from NAPLAN. One thing to note is some schools listed have very low enrolment number so the result is possibly not a reliable reflection of the entire school’s performance and historically can have big fluctuations as well. This is why I also included the enrolment number here, some school got big enrolment number as well due to they are classified as combined with both primary and secondary components counted together. One more thing to note is that percentage is based on the number one primary school regardless of school sector Australia wide. Just so to be clear that particular school is Sydney Grammar School – Edgecliff Preparatory School and it is so far ahead of everybody else and is a bit of anomaly. Just about everybody else government or non-government pretty close together.

RankingSchool NameStateSchool SectorLocationTotal EnrolmentCombined Score As Percentage of Number One School In Australia Regardless of School Sector
1The Essington School DarwinNTNon-governmentOuter Regional98985.06%
2Palmerston Christian SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional30078.21%
3Marrara Christian CollegeNTNon-governmentOuter Regional40277.54%
4St Paul's Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional25176.79%
5Living Waters Lutheran SchoolNTNon-governmentRemote29976.75%
6St Mary's Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional22176.48%
7Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic CollegeNTNon-governmentRemote79175.78%
8Nhulunbuy Christian CollegeNTNon-governmentVery Remote17875.76%
9Holy Spirit Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional26375.04%
10Kormilda CollegeNTNon-governmentOuter Regional59674.86%
11St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional16474.61%
12Araluen Christian CollegeNTNon-governmentRemote21474.32%
13Sattler Christian CollegeNTNon-governmentOuter Regional14373.83%
14Good Shepherd Lutheran CollegeNTNon-governmentOuter RegionalN/A73.40%
15Holy Family Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional20371.54%
16Sacred Heart Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentOuter Regional34970.97%
17St Joseph's Catholic CollegeNTNon-governmentRemote27767.18%
18Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary SchoolNTNon-governmentRemote21646.66%
19Ltyentye Apurte Catholic SchoolNTNon-governmentRemote12843.37%
20St Francis Xavier Catholic SchoolNTNon-governmentVery Remote4942.40%
21Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thamarrurr Catholic C...NTNon-governmentVery Remote67038.23%
22Yipirinya SchoolNTNon-governmentRemote15331.89%

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Seaford Primary School

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This is the designated neighborhood zone for Seaford Primary School in Melbourne, Victoria.

The proper name used by Victorian Department of Education is called “Designated neighbourhood school” which is what a particular address is zoned for particular school. When discussed from prospective of a particular school is often referred as one of the following term.

  • Designated neighbourhood zone
  • Designated neighbourhood boundary
  • Neighbourhood zone
  • School Zone
  • School intake area
  • School catchment

For the final confirmation please contact the school in question. You can also find the full Melbourne, Victoria public school zone map by clicking on the link.

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Mount Evelyn Primary School

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This is the designated neighborhood zone for Mount Evelyn Primary School in Melbourne, Victoria. This is not completed yet and will try to fill it in later.

The proper name used by Victorian Department of Education is called “Designated neighbourhood school” which is what a particular address is zoned for particular school. When discussed from prospective of a particular school is often referred as one of the following term.

  • Designated neighbourhood zone
  • Designated neighbourhood boundary
  • Neighbourhood zone
  • School Zone
  • School intake area
  • School catchment

For the final confirmation please contact the school in question. You can also find the full Melbourne, Victoria public school zone map by clicking on the link.

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Ashfield Public School

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This is the catchment map for Ashfield Public School in Sydney, NSW.

The most common name used by NSW Department of Education is called “catchment” which refer to that students resides in particular area are guaranteed position in specific schools. When discussed from prospective of a particular school is often referred as one of the following term.

  • School Zone
  • School intake area
  • School catchment

As usual contact the school in question or Department of Education for the final confirmation and you can also access the full NSW and Sydney Public School Catchment Map by following this link.

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Winston Hills Public School

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This is the catchment map for Winston Hills Public School in Sydney, NSW.

The most common name used by NSW Department of Education is called “catchment” which refer to that students resides in particular area are guaranteed position in specific schools. When discussed from prospective of a particular school is often referred as one of the following term.

  • School Zone
  • School intake area
  • School catchment

As usual contact the school in question or Department of Education for the final confirmation and you can also access the full NSW and Sydney Public School Catchment Map by following this link.

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Cammeray Public School

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This is the catchment map for Cammeray Public School in Sydney, NSW. The map is for 2017 enrolment, 2016 had a different catchment, but since the year is almost over I am switching over now.

The most common name used by NSW Department of Education is called “catchment” which refer to that students resides in particular area are guaranteed position in specific schools. When discussed from prospective of a particular school is often referred as one of the following term.

  • School Zone
  • School intake area
  • School catchment

As usual contact the school in question or Department of Education for the final confirmation and you can also access the full NSW and Sydney Public School Catchment Map by following this link.

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Random Post on Android Marshmallow Issues I had to resolve after upgrade to it

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My Motorola phone recently received upgrade to Android Marshmallow 6.0 and I opt to upgrade straightway. Pretty much directly after upgrade, I am starting to having problem with the phone.

  1. My phone was not connecting to the computer anymore when I plugged it in via using USB cable.
  2. The phone keeps showing message that Google Play Service require update and because my play store is not working, I could not do that.
  3. I was not able to connect to the Play Store it keeps returning connection time out error. (This issue most likely not related to the update, but happened at same time and compounded my dilemma greatly.)

As I end up spend a few days before sorting all these issue, I feel the need to write this down and share with everyone. So it may help some random people searching on Google and save them some major hassle.

The first problem is the easiest to resolve, after quick research it shows that Google changed how connection behavior works with connecting the phone to the computer via the USB cable. It is now defaulted to charging only, you will have to slide down the top menu and select the usb connection message, then choose the MTP option shows up afterwards. This will let the phone connect to the computer via MTP mode.

The second problem is a bit of bugger, because the phone is not able to connect to the Google Play Store, it is not able to update the Google Play Service app and apps that rely on this may not work. When you click on the message and try to update, it just bring you to the Play Store, because my third issue of not able to connect to it, the update fails and I am just stuck in a loop.

The third issue, that I keep getting connection time out and retry message when opening up Google Play Store. I checked and double checked my internet connection and everything worked fine without issue except Google Play Store. The problem is an Android Phone may as well be semi bricked if you cannot access the Play Store. I started searching on Google, there are a tonnes of advice, most of them by varies of Indian bloggers and essentially copying each other’s article, with resetting the store app cache etc and finally lead up to factory reset the phone.

I have no real important data on the phone but did not feel the problem justify a factory reset yet. So I keep researching for a solution. After whole bunch of resetting app data, side installing the latest Play Store etc. The Store is still not working for me and I was getting annoyed to say the least, I could have really spend the time on something useful rather than wasted on this. I charged one of my old phone and was getting the exact same issue, so at this stage I finally thought since everything else is working, why not try with Google’s own DNS. So I redid my wifi connection settings and put Google’s DNS server 8.8.8.8 into it, everything pretty much worked straightway.

So if you having connection time out retry with Google Play Store and everything else worked fine internet wise, please try changing your DNS server to the Google’s own and try. It worked wonders for me and could very well save you complete trashing your phone by factory reset.

 

Brief Explanation on Sydney High School Catchment Zone

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The Sydney high school catchment map is about to get very funky, so I figure it is time to do a quick run down on different type of government/state high schools and its impact on the school catchment.

There are roughly four different type of secondary level government/state schools.

  1. Selective High School
  2. Girls High School
  3. Boys High School
  4. Coed High School

Selective high schools does not have specific catchment so they do not need to be taken into account when creating the map. Girls and Boys high school generally tend to have mirrored school, for example Homebush Boys and Strathfield Girls High School. These schools will have very similar catchment zones as well. Another thing is area that are under the catchment of girls and boys high schools will always be zoned for another coed high school as well. So what this means is that some address can be zoned for up to three different school.

What this also create is some really disjointed school catchments, for example refer to the St Ives High School Catchment Map that I have created yesterday. There are two distinctively separate catchment zone.

It is really hard to try accommodate three different type school catchment in one single map, even with different layers, the over lapping catchments will end up very difficult to work out. I will most likely do different map for girls, boys and coed high schools.