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Junior School News

19 May 2019
Year 1 have been busily writing Procedures in class. The students watched how to make jelly and then wrote a Procedure on it.  They particularly enjoyed the tasting at the end of the day. We also...
13 May 2019
During Term 1, our Enrichment group focus was Art. We had some students from K-Year 4 involved in some special Art classes as well as  Art and Craft activities in the Junior School Library at lun...
13 May 2019
Throughout this year Kindergarten have become informed inquiring investigators. During Term 1 in our Science unit ‘What’s Alive?’, the students examined how their senses can be used to investigat...
06 May 2019
All students from Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will be undertaking the NAPLAN tests this term.  Students will be completing four online tests in Reading, Writing, Conventions of Language, and Numeracy.&nb...
30 April 2019
We are about to commence construction of the New Junior School! This is exciting news. The final outcome (refer to the Site Plan) will be amazing, and construction involves significant changes and imp...
08 April 2019
During one of the Bounce Back lessons that I was teaching this term we looked at managing conflict in relationships. This sounds like a pretty grown-up concept to be talking about to young children, y...
01 April 2019
The Bebras Challenge is an initiative run by CSIRO with the goal of promoting computational thinking within students. During Week 6, with an impressive cohort of over 50 students from Years 3-6, our s...
01 April 2019
This our third year of partnering with Divine Junior School, Uganda Africa. Through Junior Missions we have exchanged letters with their students, fundraised through Coins for Missions and now we have...
22 March 2019
We saw lots of colourful socks around the school on Thursday 21 March for our national fundraising event. This fundraiser is to help teach people about Down syndrome but also to raise funds to provide...
22 March 2019
On Thursday 14 March, Year 3 enjoyed creating Grassheads with family and friends in continuation of our learning about living and non-living things. We have been discovering and testing criteria that ...
18 March 2019
Our Year 3 and Year 4 Junior Mission students have been busy creating flyers and role plays to help promote our National Missions Fundraiser to Support Down Syndrome NSW, the ‘Lots of Socks’ Fund...
11 March 2019
Martin Garcia and the Word of Life Australia team brought 'KickOff' to PCS on Friday 8 March. Martin and his team of Bible College students from Florida, USA, ran two sessions: one for Junior School (...
11 March 2019
Congratulations to all our students who represented PCS at the recent Nepean Zone Swimming Carnivals. Everyone competed with sportsmanship and determination to put in their best efforts. It was fantas...
11 March 2019
Only around 5% of NSW children eat enough vegetables. To help our community do better, our school will be taking part in The Big Vegie Crunch (part of Vegetable Week) at 10 am on Thursday 4 April.&nbs...
04 March 2019
The NAPLAN exams for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will take place between Tuesday 14 May to Friday 24 May 2019. The NAPLAN exams will be completed online this year, and we will also be running an o...
04 March 2019
What a fabulous start to Year 2! The Golden Retrievers and the Polar Bears are well and truly in the swing of school and are already achieving some fantastic learning goals! We have welcomed some...
04 March 2019
Students at PCS once again have the opportunity to take part in the Premier’s Reading Challenge. The Challenge is a special initiative of the Premier of NSW presented by the NSW Department of Educatio...
25 February 2019
The 2019 Years 3-6 Swimming Carnival was held in Week 3 this term. It was a very hot and muggy day, but it was great to see tremendous enthusiasm by the students in entering plenty of events and cheer...
25 February 2019
The new Junior School iCentre is open for business!  Late last year, the Junior School library was moved in order to create a Senior Study space in the big iCentre building. Junior School no...
25 February 2019
We love how all our Year 4 students are all leaders as they begin to serve our Junior School throughout the year. I had the privilege to talk to our two Year 4 classes about what makes a good leader, ...