Notes & News

Unfortunately the P&C is unable to host the Great Fete in 2017. We hope to form a new fete committee late in 2017 in order to host the Great Fete again in 2018. We apologise to our valued stall holders, sponsors and to the wider Samuel Gilbert Community for any inconvenience.

Principal Sponsors 2016

Major Sponsors 2016

The Great Fete Info

Date & Time

Sunday 21 August 2016, 10am – 4pm


Samuel Gilbert Public School
Corner of Ridgecrop Drive & Gilbert Road
Castle Hill (See map below)
Entry from Gilbert Rd or Ridgecrop Drive or via School Oval at rear of Knightsbridge Shops

Who & Why?

The Fete is the major School fundraiser, with profits contributing to valuable School resources like air conditioning, IT infrastructure and learning resources. It's run by the School's P&C who are always grateful for support from local businesses, families, individuals and School staff.


Food/Drink, Toilets, First Aid, Central Information Point beside Chocolate Wheel, and roaming Fete Officials in clearly marked green Fete shirts.

Great Fete Map 2016
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Allergy Advice

Food at The Great Fete may (and sometimes does) contain nuts, eggs and other products, even where ingredients are listed in home-made goods, there may be traces. Please be vigilant in the case of known allergies/intolerances.


On the streets surrounding the School


FREE ENTRY - offering a fantastic and affordable day out for families and individuals! All games, rides and activities are reasonably priced. Purchase a $35 Rides Armband for unlimited rides on the day.


Please come prepared for the weather (eg sun hats, umbrellas, coats). The Fete will go ahead unless weather is extreme. An announcement will be made on the (Blue) News & Notes section on the morning of the Fete if cancelled.

Looking After Children

As with any large-scale public event, children require adult supervision at all times, and are the responsibility of their families/carers.

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Surrounded by strips of native bushland, and with large schoolyards and oval, Samuel Gilbert Public School is a major landmark on the corner of Ridgecrop Drive and Gilbert Road, Castle Hill. For public transport, call 131500 or see