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11 October 2021
Dear Parents and Caregivers The Uniform Shop is re-opening for ‘Click and Collect of Online Orders’ from this Thursday 14 October between 2pm – 6pm. The shop will resume its usual trading days and tim...
11 October 2021
I would just like to mention that these projects the Year 12 Timber students have completed are highly impressive for their experience, being one year of timber in Stage 5, getting used to a new teach...
11 October 2021
Zach’s project is a Veneered Credenza made from 19mm plywood, Tasmanian Blackwood, and a combination of Victorian Ash Veneer and Tasmanian Blackwood Veneer. Zach’s Dad is a builder, so Zach basically ...
11 October 2021
Year 4 was fortunate to attend an hour long Questacon Virtual Excursion on Friday 10 September. This webinar format focused on’ Flying Fun’. Here’s what some students said about it. Indyanna W: ‘4P's ...
11 October 2021
Year 3 attended our first virtual excursion last term hosted by Questacon. The excursion was themed, ‘Foldable Flight’ and Captain Adam, our presenter, took us through the design of a jumbo jet and wh...
11 October 2021
Mrs Baines was moved by a segment on the radio station, where the plight of children in hospital due to COVID, is increasing. The call was put out for artwork and other items to help decorate the ward...
11 October 2021
PCS will be celebrating and thanking our Teachers and Educational Support staff on ‘World Teachers’ Day on Friday 29 October 2021! We would love our PCS community to get involved in thanking our teach...
06 October 2021
TAS Coordinator  Commencing 2022   About Us   Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment f...
13 September 2021
Previous notification letters provided advice that changes detailed would be commencing on Tuesday 5th October 2021, however it was unconfirmed as to when School services would return due to current l...
13 September 2021
Following the current NSW Health guidelines, we are unable to provide personal fittings at this time, therefore all families will be required to place their uniform orders online: shop.ranier.com.au P...
13 September 2021
Well another day in lockdown, another Major Project from our Year 12 cohort. Darcie E. constructed a Curved Door Jewellery Box, which is a very difficult, technical, and intricate project to attempt. ...
13 September 2021
The children at PCS Early Learning Centre were able to bless and surprise the cleaners at Nepean Hospital with some care packs. The children currently attending designed and decorated cards that were ...
13 September 2021
Thank you to all the staff and parents for your participation in Book Day 2021. Even though it was a little different this year, we hope the students still had fun dressing up and celebrating reading....
06 September 2021
Jack commenced school at PCS early in Term 1 this year. I met him and his mother in an interview with Mrs Deal and observed a confident young man.  Jack is planning to ride his bike for 200km to ...
06 September 2021
A conversation can change a life! R U OK? Is a harm prevention charity that encourages people, our children and teenagers included, to stay connected and have conversations that can help others throug...
06 September 2021
Lockdown was not favourable to Owen, but he has done a great job for his Major Works project this year. Owen’s table tennis table became his workshop bench and I can only imagine how it would have loo...
30 August 2021
Are you looking at enrolling your child in Early Education in 2022? Penrith Christian School's Early Learning Centre is an 80 place Centre designed for 2-5 year olds; catering for each ...
30 August 2021
Max, Year 12 student, submitted a very impressive Major Works Project in which he put in a lot of hard work and perseverance through a difficult two years. The first few pictures are of Max, and his d...
23 August 2021
Our students are really enjoying getting into the themes of  Wellbeing Wednesday.    They have the freedom to create projects around what they’ve learnt and what they are passionate abo...
23 August 2021
Zoo Fitness is feeding families ... quite literally ... and with a whole lot of love   PCS family and Zoo Fitness Penrith owners Mr and Mrs Lapin, along with several PCS families, are coordinatin...
23 August 2021
Team AXION is preparing for the biggest STEM competition in the World. The past eight weeks in lockdown has been challenging for the students to navigate but the team mantra holds true, ‘Never give up...
23 August 2021
This Wednesday 25 August is our International focus on Uganda and Mexico Missions. All students have the optional opportunity to dress up with an African or Mexican style outf...
16 August 2021
 As part of Wellbeing Wednesdays we have ‘optional dress up themes’ that students, teachers and the Whole school community (early childhood, K to 12) can participate in over the coming weeks...
16 August 2021
As part of an optional poetry challenge on Wellbeing Wednesday, Year 5 students were encouraged to write a poem about what they want to be when they grow up. Inspired by Nicola McDermott, Australian O...
16 August 2021
This term has been a unique start to the K-6 Creative and Performing Arts Key Learning Area but this has not suppressed students in their creativity, appreciating other artists, critically thinking, p...
09 August 2021
It is getting close to the end of the Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2021, and students in greater Sydney, who are learning from home, may have some additional challenges when completing student read...
09 August 2021
Last week as part of our Wellbeing Wednesday, the students from Years K to 6 dressed up to support all the nations of the world during the Olympics. Students investigated their family history and...
09 August 2021
Dear Parents and Caregivers   We are writing to you as those who are closest and well positioned to observe and support your adolescent. In our role as parents/carers, we can at times, feel ill e...
09 August 2021
We are dearly missing all of the beautiful children who are staying at home during this season. We wanted to bless them with some activities and ideas that could help keep them in continuing to grow t...
02 August 2021
Our Bookweek which was originally planned for Wednesday 25 August has been postponed due to Covid-19 lockdown. We are still hopeful to have some sort of book celebration later in the Term, or possibly...
02 August 2021
As a precaution due to the current lockdown and NSW Health restrictions, our traditional Father’s Day Stall may look a bit different this year!   If restrictions are still in place, we will be op...
26 July 2021
In 2021, and moving forward, we have made some exciting changes to our Service Learning program, involving our Missions strategy. Our motivation for these changes is to provide further opportunities f...
26 July 2021
Results have been finalised from our recent PCS Secondary Athletics Carnival with our Age Champions and Zone Team determined. It is with great pleasure to announce the following students as our Age Ch...
26 July 2021
On the last day of Term 2, PCS United hosted a Colour Explosion School Fun Run to raise money towards tackling poverty. Across the school, 470 students from the Toddler room to Year 6 participated.&nb...
19 July 2021
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Director of Learning and Curriculum for Years 3-6. I am extremely excited to join the PCS family and I am looking forward to workin...
21 June 2021
This year we are pleased to launch a new initiative, the PCS ‘Student Representative Council’, known as the SRC.  The SRC in a school provides an opportunity to train leaders, gather student voic...
21 June 2021
Over Term 2 in Science, Year 6 have been exploring Earthquakes. The students were assigned the task to build an aesthetically pleasing structure that would be able to survive an earthquake; it had to ...
21 June 2021
On Wednesday 16 June, we had 47 Primary students represent PCS at the Nepean Zone CSSA Athletics Carnival. PCS students were dominant across all events and great acts of sportsmanship were shown from ...
21 June 2021
This week was the final week for our representative teams. We had three teams play their Grand Final this week.   Congratulations to our Open Girls Soccer who were victorious over Wycliffe Christ...
21 June 2021
Last week our School Captains, Brock Stinson and Kyla Martin, attended the Mayoral Reception at the Joan Sutherland Centre with Mrs Deal.    The Mayor of the City of Penrith, Cr. Karen McKeo...
14 June 2021
Everyone had a fantastic day at our Secondary Athletics Carnival on Wednesday, 2 June. We had a very cold start to the morning, however, the sun showed up and it ended up being a beautiful day. All st...
14 June 2021
What an amazing experience we have had using an incubator to hatch eggs. To watch the students getting excited when the due date was near, and then watching their faces when the chicks hatched, was pr...
14 June 2021
At the beginning of Term 2, as part of the School Sport program, select students from Years 7 and 8 signed up to play Volleyball. A keen passion for the sport quickly came to light with enthusiastic p...
14 June 2021
Do you have a fancy ride? A golden oldie? Or a high tech vehicle? It is that time of year again when we are preparing for our annual STEM Solar Car Challenge Car Show for Year 8 Students.   If yo...
14 June 2021
Year 7 Science students discovered the wonders of electrostatics last week.   How can you make objects move without touching them? Create an electrostatic field! Students used this concept to mov...
14 June 2021
Zone Sport It has been a busy term for sport and this week was no different with our Zone finals underway. Our teams were strongly represented in a number of semi-finals and finals.   Our Open Gi...
14 June 2021
On Tuesday 8 June, Year 11 Biology students visited Long Reef Rock Platform to investigate the ecosystems within the protected Long Reef Aquatic Reserve. This field study provided valuable practical e...
07 June 2021
A few months ago Olivia (Year 6) competed at the New South Wales Primary Schools Sports Association (NSWPSSA) Swimming Championships. Congratulations to Olivia on her achievement of being selected int...
07 June 2021
On Thursday 27 May, our PCS staff participated in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. This annual event is a community event that raises vital funds to make a big difference for those impacted by cancer....
07 June 2021
Did you hear the exciting news? The brightest day at school is coming!   PCS United is hosting a Colour Explosion School Fun Run with Australian Fundraising at our school on the la...
07 June 2021
Oxfam Trailwalker is Australia's original team challenge where teams of four walk 100km in less than 48 hours to help end world poverty, funding Oxfam projects across the globe. Mrs Tracey Perrin, Mrs...
07 June 2021
On Friday 28 May 2021, 55 students from Year 3 through to Year 12 had the opportunity to represent PCS and the Nepean Zone at the annual CSSA State Cross Country event at the Sydney International Eque...
07 June 2021
It is with great pleasure that I have the honour to be able to announce the Age Champions from our recent Primary Athletics Carnival and congratulations to those who have qualified to be a part of the...
07 June 2021
On Thursday 22 to Friday 23 April, Year 4 went for an overnight camp at Wedderburn Christian Campsite at Wedderburn. The students were keen to undertake some new activities in the outdoor environment ...
07 June 2021
It was such a great evening last week at our Years 8 and 10 Subject Information Evening. We launched our ‘Flourishing Futures’ program with family interviews, and bringing together careers, subject, a...
31 May 2021
We had a fantastic day on Monday 24 May as we conducted our annual Years 3-6 Primary Athletics Carnival. The day started a little gloomy; however were truly blessed by God with avoiding rain and the s...
31 May 2021
Congratulations to our representative teams who once again produced some outstanding results in Week 6. See bottom of this article for more photos.   SOCCER Open Girls PCS vs Nepean CS: 9-0 ...
31 May 2021
Last week our Year 8 students had the opportunity to participate in an incursion with Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT.   Guest presenter Brendan shared his love for sport and his experience of living a...
31 May 2021
Last week Ashton and Joshua both competed at the NSW Combined Independent Schools (CIS) Rugby League trials.  Both are young talented rugby league players who have a love for the sport.   As...
31 May 2021
School Photo day is on Thursday 3 June 2021. All students, including VET students, are to be in FULL SCHOOL WINTER UNIFORM including blazers (Years 6-12).   Please CLICK HERE for additional infor...
26 May 2021
Penrith Christian School is a vibrant Christian learning community in its 40th year of providing excellence in education. Located in Orchard Hills, conveniently adjacent to the M4 motorway, the s...
26 May 2021
Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for 800 Preschool – Year 12 students, inclusive of an Early Le...
24 May 2021
The results of the F1 in Schools National Final will be broadcast live at 10.00 am on Tuesday 25 May.   CLICK HERE to view the broadcast live and cheer on Penrith Christian School's team, Team Ax...
24 May 2021
I would like to extend a huge thank you to our students, staff and Imagine Nations Church Pastors for all their efforts to ensure our Open Day was a huge success.   The day started with a welcome...
24 May 2021
Students in Years 7 and 8 are invited to join our Athletics Coaching Program,  being held after school on Tuesdays from 1 June to 22 June 2021. Thanks to a Sporting Schools grant, a qualified&nbs...
24 May 2021
Congratulations to our Years 7-12 representative sports teams who, once again, produced some outstanding results:   Soccer Open Girls vs Wycliffe CS6 -1 (Win)Goal scorers: Belle C x  2, Hayl...
24 May 2021
Congratulations to Adelaide, Matilda and Zara who have been selected to represent CSSA at the upcoming CIS Touch Football Championship. For the sixth consecutive year, Adelaide has achieved this honou...
24 May 2021
On Wednesday 19 May it was National Simultaneous Storytime. At 11.00 am on this date, over a million children from all around Australia were reading or listening to the book ‘Give Me Some Space’ by Ph...
24 May 2021
Our school is using the Perspectives: Your school in focus suite of surveys developed by AISNSW to support our school improvement endeavours. The information gathered will assist in furthering the gro...
24 May 2021
Issue 4 of Scholastic BookClub is out now and the brochure is available online at: https://www.scholastic.com.au/book-club/book-club-parents/.   Please note Bookclub is now ONLINE - we no longer ...
17 May 2021
Year 7 spent three days enjoying some time together in the beautiful surrounds at Galston. We were reminded that we cannot control the weather but we can be resilient and resourceful in difficult circ...
17 May 2021
It was good to see the sun shine and sport resume this week from the wash out that we experienced in Week 3.   This week our representative teams put together another strong performance. Our U15s...
17 May 2021
Year 8 students attended a camp at CRU Lake Mac, Lake Macquarie. The three days of fun included scaling and abseiling the artificial climbing wall, canoeing, and various group activities. Students par...
17 May 2021
Year 9 students dissected a cow’s eye last week. They skilfully extracted the eye lens and performed experiments with it.   They then related the structure of each part of the eye to its fun...
13 May 2021
Join us on 20 May 2021 for our annual OPEN DAY! Prospective families are invited to attend from 10.00 am for tours and other activities (see Program for details). PCS families...
10 May 2021
Penrith Christian School has a strong commitment to bless and nurture our community ‘anywhere anytime’! Our Mother’s Day Breakfast and gifts stalls held last Friday provided an amazing opportunity to ...
10 May 2021
On Wednesday 5 May 2021, both Year 9 and 10 students had a visit from Olympic Clay Shooter Suzy Balogh as part of their Personal Learning Lab lesson. In these lessons we take the time to explore a var...
09 May 2021
Thirty-two students from PCS competed in the Science and Engineering Competition at the Hall of Champions at Homebush on 25 March 2021. The students, in teams of four, constructed: bridges, ...
09 May 2021
Year 10 and Year 12 Drama students attended a performance and participated in a three hour workshop with Playback Theatre at Riverside, Parramatta. It was a full on day filled with energetic part...
09 May 2021
Chess has officially kicked off for the term with a tournament, lollies, ambient music, warm rooms, and keen chess players! Even though chess wouldn’t be commonly considered a ‘sport’, it is very much...
09 May 2021
Twenty four (24) students represented PCS and Nepean Zone at the CSSA State Secondary Swimming Carnival on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. All students gave their best and...
09 May 2021
On Monday 3 May we participated in the first ever Nepean Zone Cross Country held at Nepean Christian School. An exceptionally challenging course was developed for our 92 students from Years 2-10 who p...
09 May 2021
On Wednesday Year 11 Studies of Religion students visited the Jewish Museum, a memorial to those six million Jews killed in the Holocaust, and we were fortunate to hear from a 95 year old survivor who...
03 May 2021
    Japanese has been a blast this year and the Year 7s have had a lot of fun learning the Japanese language and about the culture. On the last day of Term 1, we learned about the Setsubun B...
03 May 2021
It was a privilege for 20 girls from Years 3 to 6 to participate in CSSA Primary Girls Soccer Gala Day at Jamison Park in Penrith last Friday.   Eager to compete after the restrictions cance...
03 May 2021
Years 7-12 Representative Sport began last week with PCS students competing in Netball and Soccer. PCS came away with 4 out of 5 wins, an outstanding start to the Term 2 competition. Congratulations t...
03 May 2021
Please be advised that we have received the following Health Alert from NSW Government in relation to the following: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) Gastroenteritis Enterovirus meningitis  ...
03 May 2021
Just a reminder that our transition period between Summer and Winter uniform has ended and from today, all students are required to be in Full Formal Winter Uniform with blazers from Years 5 to 12. Pl...
26 April 2021
As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums, we warmly invite you to our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast on Friday 7 May, 2021. There will be beautiful food and special acti...
26 April 2021
Our Mother’s Day Stalls are an opportunity for PCS to bless our school community and for  students to choose a special gift for their mums. If your child would like to purchase a Mother’s Day gif...
26 April 2021
Thank you all for your support last week with the National Final of F1 in Schools. The racing was fantastic to watch and it was great to see classes coming down to support the team. Team Axi...
26 April 2021
Term 1 ended with a fantastic Community Day with the running of our Annual K-12 Cross Country Carnival. It was a tremendous blessing to have parents, carers and wider community members on-site once ag...
26 April 2021
Oxfam Trailwalker is Australia's original team challenge where teams of four walk 100km in less than 48 hours to help end world poverty, funding Oxfam projects across the globe. Mrs Tracey Perrin, Mrs...
26 April 2021
We are trialling online Book Club!   Issue 3 of Scholastic Book Club is out now and the brochure is available online at: https://www.scholastic.com.au/book-club/book-club-parents/   All...
26 April 2021
Federal Member for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh recently made a call out to local schools to encourage them to be a part of Australia’s most significant day of commemoration. Local students have bee...
19 April 2021
Year 11 Studies of Religion students recently took on the challenge of presenting their assessments on Ancient Religions as characters from that time.   The effort they put into this was incredib...
19 April 2021
Our Early Learning Centre and Kindy students recently enjoyed their Easter Hat Parade. With lots of creativity on show, time in classrooms and participation in fun activities prepared by teachers, a g...
19 April 2021
The end of term saw all students K-12 participate in our Cross Country Carnival. Students showed great perseverance and school spirit as they cheered one another on, and the lap-athon was a great hit!...
19 April 2021
Jessica Neale, 2012 PCS Graduate, is the 2020 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl. Jessica attended PCS from Kindergarten in 2002 and graduated in 2012. She is currently employed as a policy advisor to the...
19 April 2021
In Term 2 during Personal Learning Lab, Year 7 students will be completing the Resourceful Adolescent Program (RAP). RAP was developed by the Queensland University of Technology. It was developed in 1...
31 March 2021
Penrith Creative Academy have two exciting new classes coming up in Term 2:   SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP Thursdays 3.00 pm - 3.45 pm Ages 11 - 15...
29 March 2021
Last week I resumed my life as a student to discover what a day is like for a Year 10 student. Learning Session 1 began with PDHPE, and the students were designing warm up activities for cultural...
22 March 2021
Four swimmers from PCS represented our school in the most outstanding fashion at the CIS Primary Swimming Championships - this is the State swimming event for all Independent schools in NSW. And ohhhh...
22 March 2021
As Term 1 settles down into a rhythm for our Year 7 students, and they cross the bridge between new school routines, teachers and classrooms to reach a place of familiarity: we walk with them for a da...
22 March 2021
The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is a point in time assessment of literacy and numeracy skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life. S...
22 March 2021
This Term in Science, Year 6 have been exploring micro-organisms. They have completed many different experiments focussing on different micro-organisms. These past few weeks Year 6 have had the opport...
22 March 2021
Year 11 Chemistry students have recently had an assessment task on bonding and model making. They were asked to create their own models to illustrate a variety of bonding types (e.g. covalent network,...
15 March 2021
As most of you are probably aware, last year our theme for 2020 was Strive for the Highest.   While we were able to embed some of the language and intended actions to support this theme, COVID-19...
15 March 2021
Congratulations to our two teams that competed at the recent CSSA State Volleyball Gala day.    Our teams competed in the Mixed and Open boys divisions. Despite not making the finals our tea...
15 March 2021
On Monday 8 March, eighteen of our Year 2-6 students represented PCS and Nepean Zone at the CSSA State Primary Swimming Carnival at Blacktown Aquatic Centre. Students represented our school community ...
15 March 2021
My Thursday did not begin like it normally does last week. In fact, it began with an 8.00 am Extension 1 Mathematics class, as I became a Year 12 student for the day. I sat with four students and Mr J...
15 March 2021
Wow! We have certainly made an exciting start to our year in K-6 CAPA (Creative and Performing Arts). Students are zealously ‘Striving for The Highest’ in their creativity, God given talents, learning...
15 March 2021
Last week, our Year 12 Standard English students welcomed a special guest, Mrs Jagger, into our classroom. Mrs Jagger brought her musical expertise to help us better analyse our prescribed text, an Au...
15 March 2021
Next Friday, the School Canteen will be closed. Lunch and Recess orders will NOT be available on the day.   Please send Recess and Lunch with your child/ren thist Friday or take advantage of our ...
15 March 2021
Emails were sent to our K-12 families on Monday 8 March, with a link inviting your participation in the WHY PARENTS CHOOSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS survey being offered by Christian Schools Australia. The su...
12 March 2021
Existing PCS Year 6 families and prospective new families are invited to attend our Year 7 2022 Information Evening. A light supper will be prepared and served by our Hospitality students.   BOOK...
08 March 2021
Thirty-nine Year 7-12 students had the opportunity to represent PCS at the CSSA Nepean Zone Secondary Swimming Carnival on Wednesday 3 March 2021 at Mt Druitt Pool. They represented our school co...
08 March 2021
What an amazing achievement by one of our younger PCS students, Amayah, who competed on the weekend at the NSW State Speedo Sprint Finals. She placed 10th in the 8 years Girls 50m Freestyle, which mea...
08 March 2021
Well done to PCS student Olivia who raced at the State Speedo Sprint Finals last weekend. Olivia came 1st in 10 Year Girls 50m Freestyle, making her a NSW State Champion! She also placed 2nd in 50m Bu...
08 March 2021
Jonathan Walker graduated from PCS in 2018 and is currently studying Forensic Science at WSU Hawkesbury campus.   This week Jonathan came to speak to Year 10 students about this exciting science ...
08 March 2021
It has been wonderful to see the students returning to school this year and embracing change, committed to learning and growing in all aspects of their lives. Our Year 11 and 12 students have been inv...
08 March 2021
Year 11 Studies of Religion students celebrated a Jewish event, happening that very day around the world, called Purim, the story of Esther and the survival of the Jewish people during her time as Que...
08 March 2021
Year 5 have started 2021 with bang in Science! We are looking at ‘Earth’s Place in Space’ and we’ve been discussing some fascinating facts about our Solar System.   We also had some great fun pla...
08 March 2021
Congratulations to Jessica Smith in Year 10 who has recently been selected in the CIS Secondary Open Girls Softball, and NSW U16s Softball team. Jessica has trained extremely hard and is the leading p...
08 March 2021
We received a great write-up in local newspaper, The Western Weekender for our F1 in Schools teams recently. Thank you Western Weekender - and well done again to our amazing students and sta...
08 March 2021
Some changes have taken place in the Mathematics Department at PCS and we would like to keep the wider school community informed.   Firstly I would like to introduce myself as acting Head of Depa...
01 March 2021
God has made each of us unique and in His image! Year 3 have been talking about our character traits and values in Health, with the realisation that we all have strengths and are special. During Art w...
28 February 2021
In Term 1, Kindergarten to Year 6 students participate in a program called ‘Bounce Back!’ in Personal Development and Health lessons. Where possible, the knowledge, skills and concepts are also integr...
28 February 2021
Year 4 have been enjoying learning all about plants in our unit ‘Plants In Action.’ We have put our observation skills to the test as we examined seeds and what’s inside them, and by looking at differ...
28 February 2021
The Year 2 Guinea Pigs are loving our ‘Watch it Grow’ Science topic.   We had a fantastic hands-on science lesson as we explored plants, seeds, and their life cycles! We took a walk around the sc...
28 February 2021
On Monday 22 February, Years 7-12 students participated in our annual school 7-12 Swimming Carnival. We were blessed with an absolutely amazing day at Ripples Penrith with students competing in a rang...
28 February 2021
A huge congratulations to Year 5 student Coco Purcell. Last year she trialled and successfully made the CSSA Tennis Team, and on Monday competed at the CIS Tennis Trials. Coco represented CSSA (and PC...
28 February 2021
Our Summer Reading Challenge was a great success for our second year running. It is great to see so many students continuing to read through summer. This is so important as research shows that on aver...
28 February 2021
We are conducting a survey to better understand the reasons why parents choose to send their children to our school. An email will be sent to K-12 school families on Monday 8 March inviting your parti...
22 February 2021
On Thursday 18 February, 27 students represented Penrith Christian School at the Nepean Zone Swimming Carnival at Glenbrook Pool. All the students were exceptionally well behaved and swam competitivel...
22 February 2021
Our routines at the end of the day have been much improved with your patience and changes to procedure. We continue to ask the following to make this time as safe and efficient as possible:   All...
21 February 2021
We are excited to begin our co-curricular music ensembles for 2021!   We are also excited to offer our Intermediate Band students a place in our Concert Band! This year we will be learning some n...
21 February 2021
Is it living? Is it non-living, or was it once living?   These are the important questions the budding scientists in 3D have been trying to determine! Then there are those tricky things like ugg ...
21 February 2021
Year 2 Scientists have been busy exploring our new Science topic - Watch it Grow!   This topic is all about investigating the life stories of people and animals, capturing student’s interest abou...
15 February 2021
On Monday 8 February 2021, students participated in our annual Years 3-6 Swimming Carnival. We were blessed with an absolutely amazing day at Ripples Penrith, with students competing in a range of eve...
15 February 2021
On Wednesday, some students from Years 5 and 6 competed in a CSSA Primary Sport Cricket Gala day. With limited training, the boys were nervous yet ready for the competition.   Congratulations to ...
15 February 2021
Last week our Year 11 students had Seminar Week, under the theme of SOAR – Strive, Opportunity, Attitude and Resilience.   On Tuesday we were blessed with a seminar from an exceptional motivation...
15 February 2021
Week 1 was a busy week for K-2 students. So much to learn with new drop off and pick up routines, new bell times, and a new playground! The children amazed me with their ability to adapt and embrace t...
15 February 2021
Human Society in Its Environment (HSIE) is the study of Geography and History, along with other disciplines of Social Science in Years 10, 11 and 12, such as Commerce, Business Studies, Legal Studies,...
15 February 2021
Last week, Year 9 Science students conducted flame tests as part of the ‘Useful Chemistry’ unit. They discovered that some metallic salts burn with distinct colours (e.g. Strontium turns the flame col...
15 February 2021
It is my privilege and delight to be sharing with you about Learning at PCS. We will be communicating with you each week from various teaching areas across our school, and my focus is outlining our ph...
15 February 2021
Thank you to all of our parents and carers for your patience in these last weeks as we have managed our drop-off and pick-up routines. We are blessed with an onsite facility for doing this, and althou...
09 February 2021
Penrith Christian School is thrilled to announce Alicia Weir in Year 6 has been honoured for her brilliant dancing abilities with a Scholarship to attend the Glenbrook Ballet Theatre Academy on Wednes...
09 February 2021
Congratulations Imogen on receiving the Victor Chang Award for Excellence in Year 11 Science. Imogen placed first in both Year 11 Chemistry and Year 11 Physics in 2020.   The Victor Chang School ...
09 February 2021
Penrith Christian School runs Scholastic Book Club each term through the iCentre.  Our students love Book Club and the School also benefits from all purchases. Leaflets are distributed through th...
09 February 2021
Coco Purcell is a young tennis champion, winning many matches and competitions, in and around Sydney. During January this year, she travelled to Ballina and Tweed Heads to compete in a Junior Tennis T...
09 February 2021
The School’s Uniform Shop has received new stock of our PCS branded swimwear and caps. These items are not compulsory, however we encourage students who are likely to compete at Triathlon/Biathlon, Zo...
03 February 2021
Penrith Christian School welcomes applications for casual experienced bus drivers (MR licence minimum) who are flexible and able to assist during school excursions and staff absences.   To b...
31 January 2021
There is an updated menu for the PCS Canteen in 2021. Fortnightly Specials are also available - please check the Flexischools app to see what's available and to order. Don't forget that pre-ordering v...
27 January 2021
Penrith Creative Academy is back from next Monday, 1 February 2021. There are a few vacancies in a range of classes listed below - but get in quick as they will be snapped up fast!   Guitar Monda...
17 December 2020
On Thursday 17 December 2020, some kind Year 7 students delivered 100 Christmas cards made by Year 4 students for the residents and staff of Governor Phillip Nursing Home. Louis Stoodley, Jeremiah De ...
07 December 2020
STOP PRESS!! We have some amazing news to end the school year. Our two F1 in Schools teams have been competing in the State Finals, and we are very pleased to announce the following results released t...
07 December 2020
In Week 7, students from Years 7 to 10 performed experiments with dry ice.   They observed the sublimation (moving straight from a solid to a gas, bypassing the liquid stage) of the dry ice and h...
07 December 2020
The Accountants Daily 30 under 30 is a prestigious national accounting awards program. Our own Nathan Sloane was nominated in the Management category and on Thursday 3 December was awarded winner. &nb...
07 December 2020
We have some amazing budding artists in Early Learning. As part of our graduation for the Prep class, they drew and painted a self-portrait and then their friends made comments about why they like tha...
07 December 2020
In January of this year a small team of Middle School students, parents and teachers had the privilege of going to visit our sister school Divine Junior School Uganda. Our team was joyfully welcomed b...
07 December 2020
The Year 10 Music class studied Australian Music this year. As part of their assessment they had to compose music to accompany an Australian landscape. The level of sophistication in these composition...
30 November 2020
It was with great joy that we successfully COVID safely graduated our 2020 Year 12 students on Friday 13 November, with socially distanced parents of Year 12 in the audience. Students were also e...
30 November 2020
Last week Year 4 had an awesome celebration day to mark the end of finishing Junior School. Since we were not able to go on camp this year, we decided the next best things was to bring camp to us. &nb...
30 November 2020
For their first Physics assessment task, Year 12 Physics students were asked to do a depth study on Induction. They were required to build a device that used the principles of induction, devise a way ...
30 November 2020
After the rain cancelled our Wellbeing Day in Term 1, Year 6 were very excited to be heading out to Wentworth Falls for the bushwalk. Although the majority of students enjoyed it, unfortunately (for t...
30 November 2020
Year 10 have been very busy this term with their Service Learning, where they researched challenging issues, such as: homelessness, domestic violence, mental health, Aboriginal reconciliation, autism ...
30 November 2020
Our Years 5 and 6 students entered the annual Prue Car MP Londonderry Christmas Card competition for 2020. One of our Year 6 students, Tyler Shaw, has been announced as the winner for 2020. Her card d...
23 November 2020
With the challenges of 2020, Visual Arts Elective classes had to come up with a creative way to exhibit their amazing artworks. Usually we would be invited to ‘Art With Punch’ to experience the HSC Ma...
23 November 2020
Congratulations Year 10 Science Students!   Every year since 2016, PCS Year 10 students have sat the Science VALID exam. Most Year 10 students in the state sit for this examination and it covers ...
23 November 2020
Coco Purcell in Year 4 recently competed at the 2020 CSSA Primary Tennis Gala Day, an event that was originally cancelled and then put back on after restrictions were lifted.   Coco had a great d...
23 November 2020
‘Consider your child’s screen use in the context of their overall health and wellbeing. For example, is online time getting in the way of their sleep and exercise? Is it impacting on their face-to-fac...
16 November 2020
ClickView is running a competition called ‘Aussie Student Inventions That Changed the World’. This competition allows students to present their invention to an expert panel of judges, for the chance t...
16 November 2020
Year 3 have been enjoying a journey around Australia’s neighbouring countries in Geography. We have explored what it would be like to live a day in the life of a child in the Philippines, Japan, New Z...
16 November 2020
During Week 5, Year 9 Science students had the opportunity to perform a dissection of a lamb's brain. They made a cross-section cut down the centre of the brain to identify different structures and lo...
16 November 2020
We have been advised that there have been a number of people who have recently been dropping off and collecting their children from the Bus Bay Area (at the end of Simeon Road), or parking near the Un...
09 November 2020
Year 8 students Ben Daley, Rory Jenner and Sheridan Brady entered an Australia-wide competition to win a chance to grow wattle seeds that will be flown to space and back. The students needed to create...
09 November 2020
F1 in Schools NSW State Final is currently being run virtually due to COVID-19. The REA (Reengineering Australia) have approached Penrith Christian School and Team AXION (Junior Professional) to parti...
09 November 2020
Students across the whole School are invited to wear their favourite pair of crazy socks and bring a gold coin donation for families in need on Thursday 12 November. All money raised will be donated t...
09 November 2020
What would our lives be without light?   This term in Science, Year 5 have been exploring the properties of light and how it enables us to see.   This week we covered two main concepts. ...
09 November 2020
It has been an exciting beginning to Term 4 with Year 1 enjoying warmer weather, looking forward to new and engaging topics, and preparing for end of year events.   In English, they are exploring...
02 November 2020
With Christmas soon approaching, it brings us great joy to extend an invitation to Middle and Senior School students and families to partner with WestCare in their annual Christmas Appeal.  ...
02 November 2020
Book Day activities for Year 3 through to Year 8 this year included the opportunity for the students to have a go at 'Found Poetry'.   Found Poetry uses a page of text from any source, from which...
02 November 2020
The Kindy children have been waiting a long time to show just how much they have grown up over this year.   We had our first Storytime for the children entering Kindergarten in 2021 last Tuesday ...
02 November 2020
This semester Year 8 are studying History in HSIE and in Term 3 the student focus was the Western and Islamic World, including the role of the church in Medieval Europe, the Roman Empire and the Crusa...
02 November 2020
In Geography this term, Year 10 have been commissioned with the task of investigating and responding, in a practical way, to an aspect of life that has meaning to them and which impacts Human Wellbein...
02 November 2020
Both new and existing parents with previous accounts need to register on the new Ranier site by using their email address, choosing Penrith Christian School, then entering the activation code.   ...
19 October 2020
This week the new captains for 2021 were announced at a small assembly with the Year 11 cohort.   Our 2021 Captains are: Kyla Martin and Brock Stinson   Our 2021 Vice Captains are: Imogen Ro...
19 October 2020
Our PCS community is so proud of Elizabeth Weeks, Year 10, who has been offered a place in the Young Trailblazers program, open to only 15 students nationwide in this Term 4, 2020 intake. All students...
19 October 2020
Year 12’s last week of school looked very different to a normal year; no Graduation service (this has been delayed until Friday 13 November), no big final chapel, no tunnel of love. What did happ...
19 October 2020
A lot has been happening in the Junior School iCentre and Boost.   In Term 3 we moved the library into the new building.  We now have an upstairs and downstairs library! We then had Bookweek...
19 October 2020
ICAS English Competition In Week 5 of Term 3, twelve students from Middle School participated in the ICAS English Competition. The ICAS English Competition is designed to recognise academic excellence...
12 October 2020
What a fun way to finish Term 3 with Super Hero Cape Day on Wednesday 23 September! A huge THANK YOU to our amazing Junior School students and families who generously donated to support our sister sch...
12 October 2020
Ranier are excited to announce a new and improved online shop platform starting in Term 4. In addition to the existing features that have served families well, we have introduced new features to impro...
09 October 2020
There's a new Summer Specials menu for the PCS Canteen! The General Canteen Menu has also had a few updates (see links below). Don't forget that pre-ordering via Flexischools is the best way to ensure...
21 September 2020
Once again our PCS Book Day was a raging success. Despite the restrictions imposed upon us through COVID, the staff and students all embraced the day to make it a truly memorable and wonderful event. ...
21 September 2020
As a prep student at PCS, Evie was involved with raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project. Her sister, Alicia, and family and friends, continue to fundraise in honour of Evie and to continue her leg...
21 September 2020
Every term in our Literacy program, Prep explores a different set of stories to broaden our understanding of sounds, words, and language. This term we have worked on the books of Lynley Dodd and her l...
21 September 2020
One of our PCS parents, Ruth Baker, recently became a published author, with her book, Are We There Yet?. If you know Ruth, you will recognise her quick wit and humour in this book, as well as her abi...
14 September 2020
Year 4 have enjoyed planning, composing and publishing a variety of persuasive texts this term. They have experimented with figurative language and other persuasive devices to engage the audience on a...
14 September 2020
Last week Year 9 students presented their own solution to possible future food scarcity. All HSIE and Science teachers were very impressed with student creativity, skills used for problem solving, and...
14 September 2020
A large group of PCS parents recently raised funds to provide a 'thank you to PCS staff' for going 'above and beyond' this year. It was originally intended to be a lunch, but due to ongoing restrictio...
14 September 2020
I never believed I could have the confidence in myself to pull off this glorious haircut, but I saw my opportunity to do so this September, and for a fantastic cause; Mullets for Mental Health.  ...
07 September 2020
PCS was so grateful to be able to host our annual ‘Father’s Day Breakfast and Stalls’ last Friday in honour of our amazing dads and grandads. The atmosphere in Express was uplifting and it was wonderf...
07 September 2020
During lunchtime on Thursday 30 August, students from our Year 9 Elective Music Class put on a concert for our entertainment at School. The event would normally have been performed during the evening ...
07 September 2020
This term, Year 3 have been having lots of fun with Science Day definitely being a highlight. We tried out the ‘Mentos in Coke’ phenomenon. Wow, what an explosion!! We then attempted to create fizzy b...
07 September 2020
Middle School and Senior School Missions Teams are fundraising for WestCare. Students in Years 5–12 can purchase food and drink at lunchtime on Friday 11 September, to help us raise funds for this muc...
31 August 2020
We are well and truly underway with our Term 3 program and the children are firing on all cylinders as they immerse themselves in the exciting learning tasks that are happening within the classrooms.&...
31 August 2020
Book Day 2020 for Early Learning, Junior School and Middle School is on 16 September! Events will include Book Character Parade, Book Week Display Gallery Walk, Mystery Guest Storytellers and Book Cha...
31 August 2020
The Junior School iCentre is finally moving to our new building and as such, there will be no borrowing for K-4 students this week. All students have borrowed an extra book to tide them over while we ...
24 August 2020
Penrith Christian School was selected as one of only ten schools in Australia for a special live event with Todd Barber, Propulsion Engineer with NASA. The live feed meeting was held on Monday 19...
24 August 2020
ATTENTION DADS!! Bring your kids to school between 7.30 am and 8.30 am on Friday 4 September and grab FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST TO GO!   Grab a FREE English muffin with Egg, Cheese & Bacon ...
24 August 2020
Year 2 have launched into a wonderful and amazing Term 3 program. One of our most favourite subjects is Literacy! This term we have a global focus called, ‘It’s a Small World’. Through a variety of sh...
24 August 2020
PLEASE CLICK HERE to view an updated version of the PCS Uniform Policy and Procedures for your reference. The update on Page 4 relates to correcting the colour of Middle School socks for girls to...
24 August 2020
The Premier’s Reading Challenge closes THIS FRIDAY at 11.59 pm, so don’t forget to update your child’s reading record online. The Challenge does not accept late entries - they are very strict! PCS alr...
24 August 2020
Uganda closed all schools in mid-March due to the threat of COVID-19 and they have remained closed since that time. Under strict government guidelines schools may be opened in September with a maximum...
24 August 2020
We appreciate your patience and understanding during these times of uncertainty in a constantly changing environment. I write to you today to advise you of further measures to minimise the risk of COV...
17 August 2020
Our Father’s Day Stalls are an opportunity for PCS to bless our school community and for students to choose a special gift for their dads.   EARLY LEARNINGWednesday 2 September AND Frid...
17 August 2020
Our HSC Music Concert was held last Thursday 6 August to a ‘COVID safe’ crowd of 65 students and families. The PCS community was treated to a dazzling display of musical talent by the graduating class...
17 August 2020
There are less than two weeks left before the Premier’s Reading Challenge closes for 2020, so remember to update your child’s reading record online.   The Challenge closes at 11.59 pm on Friday 2...
10 August 2020
Kindergarten love to learn about the world they live in as well as the family they belong to. But what does it mean to be a part of a family? What is history? Connection. Belonging. Learning. Sharing....
10 August 2020
In 2021, Penrith Christian School will be adding a ‘Toddler Room’ to our Early Learning Centre.   Children aged 2 (turning 3 in 2021) will have the option of attending a five-day, three-day ...
10 August 2020
Now that most of our current construction is complete, we are seeking quotes to have our front garden landscaped. If you or someone in your family are interested in providing a quote, please contact N...
10 August 2020
Group Dance Classes at Penrith Creative Academy provide a cost effective and fun option for learning. We currently have vacancies in the following groups: Lyrical/Jazz: Tuesdays 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm (Kin...
10 August 2020
This week Year 10 Science students used their knowledge of genetics to create 'Ma Potato' and 'Pa Onion'. They then performed genetic crosses to determine the genotype and phenotype of their offspring...
03 August 2020
The Entertainment Book Missions Fundraiser is up and running again. We really appreciate all the families and friends of PCS who have purchased their Digital Entertainment Books already; your support ...
03 August 2020
After a short break BOOK CLUB IS BACK.   The children love Book Club and our school benefits from all purchases made with the Scholastic Book Club.  Leaflets were distributed last week and f...
03 August 2020
There are only a few weeks left before the Premier’s Reading Challenge closes for 2020, so remember to update your child’s reading record online. The Challenge closes at 11.59 pm on August 28 – n...
03 August 2020
People are generally creatures of habit. We tend to follow the same routine for certain aspects of our day. For example, our bed time routine will most likely follow a pattern every night. We might en...
03 August 2020
Please be advised, uniform fittings will commence again in August during school term hours. All fittings are by appointment only and bookings are available online by visiting www.ranier.com.au.  ...
27 July 2020
In Term 3, Penrith Creative Academy is proposing to run a Shakespeare Course. We will be looking at Shakespeare's exciting and dramatic play, 'Macbeth'. We will be discussing stage directions, ac...
27 July 2020
PCS families and students of all ages are invited to our 2020 HSC Music Concert on Thursday 6 August, 2020 at 7.00 pm.   This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents of our Year 12 Music ...
27 July 2020
What a fun way to finish the term with Crazy Hat Day on Wednesday 1 July in Junior School. Students and families went all out with their creativity and unique designs - there was even a spaghetti and ...
27 July 2020
A huge warm welcome to over twenty new students who commenced at PCS on Wednesday 22 July.  We pray you and your families are already feeling a part of our school community we call family.  ...
27 July 2020
It is timely at the commencement of a new term, and with new families joining our school community, to reiterate to some and introduce to others, the traffic management procedures for drop off and col...
29 June 2020
The fun continued in Early Learning with our Crazy Hair Day on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 June 2020.   We saw the creativity of parents and children abound when given the scope to create crazy ...
29 June 2020
In Science this term, Year 4 have studied the unit ‘Beneath our Feet’.  We have been investigating how our world is constantly changing, whilst focusing on the process of weathering and erosion, ...
29 June 2020
With our growing reputation in the community, and the overwhelming success of our Early Learning Centre, our Preschool 5 day (Monday-Friday) and Preschool 3 day (Monday-Wednesday) programs are already...
22 June 2020
During Term 1, Year 10 music students were learning about Theme and Variations, a form of music where the composer or performer experiments with a musical idea and varies it. Little did we know when w...
22 June 2020
In Term 2 at Prep, we have been looking at Classic Tales as part of our Literacy program. We have enjoyed stories such as Jack and the Beanstalk, The Gingerbread Man, Little Red Hen and Little Red Rid...
22 June 2020
Last week at Early Learning, we had a Superhero Day where we all got dressed up as Superheroes for the day.  Mrs Gorman showed us how to make yummy chicken soup to keep us warm through the day. E...
22 June 2020
To celebrate the end of term and help support our sister school in Uganda, Divine Junior School, our Junior School is having a Crazy Hat Day on Wednesday 1 July 2020 (Week 10).   Junior School st...
15 June 2020
We are excited to announce that Penrith Creative Academy will be returning to on-site classes in Week 8 of Term 2!   It’s not too late to register your interest as vacancies exist in dance, guita...
15 June 2020
Our PCS Business Directory is live! In support of our School community, we have compiled a directory of businesses owned by PCS families. We would like to provide opportunities for those businesses to...
15 June 2020
Early Learning decided to celebrate the season we find ourselves in by having some fun Superhero Dress Up Days on Wednesday 10 June and Thursday 11 June.   Not being able to organise incursions i...
15 June 2020
Year 2 was very excited to return to school on Monday 25 May and into our brand new classrooms. All Year 2 classes are now located on the top floor of the new Junior School Block, with the three class...
15 June 2020
It recently came to my attention that two students in Year 3 have shown initiative, boldness, and a BIG heart for Missions.   Charlie Watson and Joanna Somanader have both separately decided to d...
09 June 2020
We invite all children enrolled to commence Kindergarten at PCS in 2021 to join us for our Story Time Kindy Orientation. This is a great opportunity for all Kindy 2021 students to meet ...
09 June 2020
This term, Year 1 have been writing Procedures - instructions for how to do something.  They have learnt how to make jelly, do leaf and coin rubbings, make funny faces with biscuits and lollies, ...
09 June 2020
In trying times, it is vital that people learn to try new things and think outside of the box. This type of thinking is characteristic of the da Vinci Decathlon. Sadly the NSW State competition was ca...
09 June 2020
NSW Health has advised dates for the School Vaccination Program have been confirmed and will resume in July.   Please return the consent forms distributed to the students at the beginning of Term...
04 June 2020
Our Senior School team have put together a wonderful resource to assist 2021 Year 11 students in the process of subject selection.   The Year 11 Information & Subject Selection e-Book provide...
01 June 2020
We were very blessed to receive a beautiful gift from one of our families in appreciation of our staff and service.   Thank you to the Abbot family for this lovely and thoughtful gift, it was ver...
01 June 2020
Past PCS student, Swaide Rikiti recently graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree, majoring in Psychology.  She is one of many students who have had her graduation ceremony called off d...
01 June 2020
Brave Charlie Watson in Year 3 was impacted by his friend Evie Weir and her battle with cancer in Kindergarten. Every year he celebrates her birthday by having afternoon tea and painting a rock with s...
01 June 2020
Kindy Alligators, Kindy Hyenas and Kindy Bees have made wonderful progress transitioning back from online learning to classroom for learning. The children thrived being with their friends and the face...
29 May 2020
At the end of the first week of the resumption of all of our students to on-site face-to-face learning at Penrith Christian School, I wanted to take the time to acknowledge the huge part you have all ...
28 May 2020
Because we understand there has been significant disruption to learning this year, we are going to maximise our return to face to face learning by getting a head start on Term 3!   To this end, w...
25 May 2020
Welcome to Episode 3 of PCS Video News - our last one for the time being! View this week's Video News for updates from Assistant Principal, Mr Grice, on current happenings, including a quick view of e...
25 May 2020
Our Food Technology Assistant Mrs Gorman brings us another cooking video on how to make the perfect chocolate chip cookie.   We hope you enjoy these little videos and these easy step recipes. We ...
25 May 2020
A message from Busways:   With the recent announcement of social distancing on bus services, Busways wants to clarify that school services are not affected and will not have limited capacity.&nbs...
25 May 2020
Thank you to PCS parent Kelly Tonna, who today organised a morning tea for staff as a welcome back to on site learning, and a thank you from her family for the hard work of PCS staff over the past few...
19 May 2020
Dear Parents and Caregivers   I hope you are all going well navigating the many changed situations to life we have all found ourselves in.   As you know, last week we sent communication with...
18 May 2020
We welcomed Year 12 back  on Monday 11 May as the first class in Senior School to return onsite full time. It is so good to have them here again. We started with a ‘socially distanced’ assembly o...
11 May 2020
School Counselling is still available for students remotely, as appropriate, via Zoom (online conferencing program). This is an audio only option where we can confidentially discuss your concerns and ...
11 May 2020
Our Food Technology Support Teacher, Mrs Susan Gorman, has put together a little video on a simple, yet tasty homemade pasta recipe, to practise and enjoy during this season.     TAS Departm...
11 May 2020
Each year PCS endeavours to bless our mums and grandmums. Although this year we needed to do things a little different, it was still a huge success.   The students who visited the Mother’s Day Po...
08 May 2020
Although we were unable to hold a Mother’s Day event onsite this year, we still wanted to bless our mums and grandmums with a special ‘virtual event’. The video below was posted live on Facebook via 3...
08 May 2020
Welcome to Episode 2 of PCS Video News! View this weeks Video News for updates from Assistant Principal, Mr Grice on current happenings, including roadworks, Mother's Day activities and an interview w...
04 May 2020
At the end of Term 1, Year 4 wrote brief letters of encouragement as part of their daily devotions. Every student from Kindy to Year 4 still on-site on the last day of Term 1 received a copy of one of...
28 April 2020
Are you looking for Mother's Day gifts? We have compiled a list of businesses owned by PCS families (as well as a few charity organisations) from which you can purchase a gift for mum. Consider suppor...
28 April 2020
As many students have now been learning offsite for quite a few weeks, we thought you would like an update about what's been happening onsite. View the video below to hear from Assistant Principal, Mr...
28 April 2020
Sadly, we are unable to hold a Mother’s Day event onsite this year. Instead, we are putting together a special ‘virtual event’, which we invite ALL our mums and grandmums to join.   The ‘virtual ...
28 April 2020
Due to the current pandemic, our traditional Mother’s Day Stall looks a bit different this year! We will be operating a ‘Pop-Up’ Mother’s Day Stall located in front School Reception, for students scho...
27 April 2020
Our traditional Mother’s Day Stall will be operating for our Early Learning Centre students on Wednesday 6 May AND Friday 8 May 2020. The stall is an opportunity for PCS to bless our school community ...
27 April 2020
With a view to students returning onsite at some stage in Term 2, the Uniform Shop will reopen in Week 1, Term 2. The Uniform Shop will open normal Term 2 trading hours (see below). Ple...
24 April 2020
  PCS would like to remember and pay tribute to the men and women, both past and present who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of conflict and crisis. Although we can’t ...
24 April 2020
As you know, this week there have been further announcements and advice about the delivery of education both at a Commonwealth and State level moving into Term 2.   We appreciate the complexity o...
19 April 2020
Tracey Deal, PCS Principal, with a message for our whole School community, including updates on latest Government announcements for schools in general, and expected learning arrangements in Term 2. &n...
09 April 2020
Our Junior School staff have put together a video for students and parents, which explains how learning will be happening in Junior School at PCS from Term 2.    The video was posted on the ...
06 April 2020
On Wednesday 1 April, Junior School participated in a National Fundraiser for Autism – Light it up Blue. Even though all of our students are learning online at home or at school, we had a tremendous a...
06 April 2020
Connection is really important within our Early Learning Centre, and to help foster this throughout this time of isolation, we have embarked upon a Zoom Story Time journey.   This allows the chil...
06 April 2020
CLICK HERE to read an article that deals with the very important topic of maintaining your mental health during social isolation.   It provides tips and links to great websites to help you and yo...
06 April 2020
With most of the world in various levels of lockdown, many creative and interesting resources have emerged that we can use to stay connected.   Please find below some great links to resources tha...
06 April 2020
During this period of off site schooling for most students, we will be featuring stories from families learning from home. If you have a story (funny, serious, informative, etc) to submit for consider...
06 April 2020
Is your child missing their regular library time? The iCentre has a solution!   This term we are offering a new way to get your book fix: Drive-thru Library! (Would you like a bookmark with that?...
06 April 2020
Your child’s teacher has probably already told you about this great resource.  We use this a lot here at PCS and you can access it from home.  There are many books for your child to read at ...
06 April 2020
Did you know, eBooks and audio books are available at public libraries? And it’s free to join! All students at PCS are eligible to join Penrith Library, no matter where you live. Parents will need to ...
06 April 2020
For those students researching assignments, or those looking for fantastic non-fiction reading for your own personal enjoyment and learning, World Book Online is a great resource.   To access an ...
06 April 2020
For the students who have been missing their regular lunch time chess games, you are not alone; Mr Ollis is missing it as well! As such, I would like to remind students about our online option, Chess ...
02 April 2020
In this season of COVID-19, social distancing and online learning, it is important that we support our mental health and wellbeing by accessing good, quality information.   Below you will find a ...
02 April 2020
Greetings from the iCentre staff of Penrith Christian School. We hope your family is navigating these unusual times as well as possible.   We understand you may have concerns about your child’s r...
31 March 2020
Dear PCS Parents, Caregivers, School Family and Friends,   I thought it timely to be in contact with you as we live and move through one of the most difficult and challenging times in our country...
31 March 2020
Hi Middle School Families! Take a look at this video featuring our Middle School staff, saying 'hello' and providing some information about online learning at PCS for Years 5, 6, 7 and 8. We miss you!...
31 March 2020
As we prepare for an even longer period of at-home-learning in Term 2, as indicated by the Government, the Staff are needing to have more time for their long term preparation of teaching and learning ...
30 March 2020
Our amazing Senior School staff have put together a video for students and parents, which explains how learning will be happening in Senior School at PCS from Mon 30 March. There's lots of great ...
30 March 2020
Dear Parents and Caregivers   As you are aware, our online/remote teaching and learning will be fully engaged from tomorrow, Monday 30 March. We have spent time setting up remote digital classroo...
27 March 2020
This week we have unfortunately continued to see more and more people impacted financially. Please CLICK HERE to download a letter which communicates our position as a united community.   Thank y...
25 March 2020
We are anticipating going to fully online/remote learning from next Monday, 30 March. As per the NSW Government’s advice to keep students at home unless they are at risk, or a child of an essential wo...
24 March 2020
Thank you for the support you have shown the School as we navigate the delivery of teaching and learning at PCS in the midst of our current world health crisis. We are in extraordinary times and appre...

Latest News

11 October 2021
Dear Parents and Caregivers The Uniform Shop is re-opening for ‘Click and Collect of Online Orders’ from this Thursday 14 October between 2pm – 6pm. The shop will resume its usual trading days and tim...
11 October 2021
I would just like to mention that these projects the Year 12 Timber students have completed are highly impressive for their experience, being one year of timber in Stage 5, getting used to a new teach...
11 October 2021
Zach’s project is a Veneered Credenza made from 19mm plywood, Tasmanian Blackwood, and a combination of Victorian Ash Veneer and Tasmanian Blackwood Veneer. Zach’s Dad is a builder, so Zach basically ...
11 October 2021
Year 4 was fortunate to attend an hour long Questacon Virtual Excursion on Friday 10 September. This webinar format focused on’ Flying Fun’. Here’s what some students said about it. Indyanna W: ‘4P's ...
11 October 2021
Year 3 attended our first virtual excursion last term hosted by Questacon. The excursion was themed, ‘Foldable Flight’ and Captain Adam, our presenter, took us through the design of a jumbo jet and wh...
11 October 2021
Mrs Baines was moved by a segment on the radio station, where the plight of children in hospital due to COVID, is increasing. The call was put out for artwork and other items to help decorate the ward...
11 October 2021
PCS will be celebrating and thanking our Teachers and Educational Support staff on ‘World Teachers’ Day on Friday 29 October 2021! We would love our PCS community to get involved in thanking our teach...
06 October 2021
TAS Coordinator  Commencing 2022   About Us   Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment f...
13 September 2021
Previous notification letters provided advice that changes detailed would be commencing on Tuesday 5th October 2021, however it was unconfirmed as to when School services would return due to current l...
13 September 2021
Following the current NSW Health guidelines, we are unable to provide personal fittings at this time, therefore all families will be required to place their uniform orders online: shop.ranier.com.au P...
13 September 2021
Well another day in lockdown, another Major Project from our Year 12 cohort. Darcie E. constructed a Curved Door Jewellery Box, which is a very difficult, technical, and intricate project to attempt. ...
13 September 2021
The children at PCS Early Learning Centre were able to bless and surprise the cleaners at Nepean Hospital with some care packs. The children currently attending designed and decorated cards that were ...
13 September 2021
Thank you to all the staff and parents for your participation in Book Day 2021. Even though it was a little different this year, we hope the students still had fun dressing up and celebrating reading....
06 September 2021
Jack commenced school at PCS early in Term 1 this year. I met him and his mother in an interview with Mrs Deal and observed a confident young man.  Jack is planning to ride his bike for 200km to ...
06 September 2021
A conversation can change a life! R U OK? Is a harm prevention charity that encourages people, our children and teenagers included, to stay connected and have conversations that can help others throug...
06 September 2021
Lockdown was not favourable to Owen, but he has done a great job for his Major Works project this year. Owen’s table tennis table became his workshop bench and I can only imagine how it would have loo...
30 August 2021
Are you looking at enrolling your child in Early Education in 2022? Penrith Christian School's Early Learning Centre is an 80 place Centre designed for 2-5 year olds; catering for each ...
30 August 2021
Max, Year 12 student, submitted a very impressive Major Works Project in which he put in a lot of hard work and perseverance through a difficult two years. The first few pictures are of Max, and his d...
23 August 2021
Our students are really enjoying getting into the themes of  Wellbeing Wednesday.    They have the freedom to create projects around what they’ve learnt and what they are passionate abo...
23 August 2021
Zoo Fitness is feeding families ... quite literally ... and with a whole lot of love   PCS family and Zoo Fitness Penrith owners Mr and Mrs Lapin, along with several PCS families, are coordinatin...
23 August 2021
Team AXION is preparing for the biggest STEM competition in the World. The past eight weeks in lockdown has been challenging for the students to navigate but the team mantra holds true, ‘Never give up...
23 August 2021
This Wednesday 25 August is our International focus on Uganda and Mexico Missions. All students have the optional opportunity to dress up with an African or Mexican style outf...
16 August 2021
 As part of Wellbeing Wednesdays we have ‘optional dress up themes’ that students, teachers and the Whole school community (early childhood, K to 12) can participate in over the coming weeks...
16 August 2021
As part of an optional poetry challenge on Wellbeing Wednesday, Year 5 students were encouraged to write a poem about what they want to be when they grow up. Inspired by Nicola McDermott, Australian O...
16 August 2021
This term has been a unique start to the K-6 Creative and Performing Arts Key Learning Area but this has not suppressed students in their creativity, appreciating other artists, critically thinking, p...
09 August 2021
It is getting close to the end of the Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2021, and students in greater Sydney, who are learning from home, may have some additional challenges when completing student read...
09 August 2021
Last week as part of our Wellbeing Wednesday, the students from Years K to 6 dressed up to support all the nations of the world during the Olympics. Students investigated their family history and...
09 August 2021
Dear Parents and Caregivers   We are writing to you as those who are closest and well positioned to observe and support your adolescent. In our role as parents/carers, we can at times, feel ill e...
09 August 2021
We are dearly missing all of the beautiful children who are staying at home during this season. We wanted to bless them with some activities and ideas that could help keep them in continuing to grow t...
02 August 2021
Our Bookweek which was originally planned for Wednesday 25 August has been postponed due to Covid-19 lockdown. We are still hopeful to have some sort of book celebration later in the Term, or possibly...
02 August 2021
As a precaution due to the current lockdown and NSW Health restrictions, our traditional Father’s Day Stall may look a bit different this year!   If restrictions are still in place, we will be op...
26 July 2021
In 2021, and moving forward, we have made some exciting changes to our Service Learning program, involving our Missions strategy. Our motivation for these changes is to provide further opportunities f...
26 July 2021
Results have been finalised from our recent PCS Secondary Athletics Carnival with our Age Champions and Zone Team determined. It is with great pleasure to announce the following students as our Age Ch...
26 July 2021
On the last day of Term 2, PCS United hosted a Colour Explosion School Fun Run to raise money towards tackling poverty. Across the school, 470 students from the Toddler room to Year 6 participated.&nb...
19 July 2021
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Director of Learning and Curriculum for Years 3-6. I am extremely excited to join the PCS family and I am looking forward to workin...
21 June 2021
This year we are pleased to launch a new initiative, the PCS ‘Student Representative Council’, known as the SRC.  The SRC in a school provides an opportunity to train leaders, gather student voic...
21 June 2021
Over Term 2 in Science, Year 6 have been exploring Earthquakes. The students were assigned the task to build an aesthetically pleasing structure that would be able to survive an earthquake; it had to ...
21 June 2021
On Wednesday 16 June, we had 47 Primary students represent PCS at the Nepean Zone CSSA Athletics Carnival. PCS students were dominant across all events and great acts of sportsmanship were shown from ...
21 June 2021
This week was the final week for our representative teams. We had three teams play their Grand Final this week.   Congratulations to our Open Girls Soccer who were victorious over Wycliffe Christ...
21 June 2021
Last week our School Captains, Brock Stinson and Kyla Martin, attended the Mayoral Reception at the Joan Sutherland Centre with Mrs Deal.    The Mayor of the City of Penrith, Cr. Karen McKeo...
14 June 2021
Everyone had a fantastic day at our Secondary Athletics Carnival on Wednesday, 2 June. We had a very cold start to the morning, however, the sun showed up and it ended up being a beautiful day. All st...
14 June 2021
What an amazing experience we have had using an incubator to hatch eggs. To watch the students getting excited when the due date was near, and then watching their faces when the chicks hatched, was pr...
14 June 2021
At the beginning of Term 2, as part of the School Sport program, select students from Years 7 and 8 signed up to play Volleyball. A keen passion for the sport quickly came to light with enthusiastic p...
14 June 2021
Do you have a fancy ride? A golden oldie? Or a high tech vehicle? It is that time of year again when we are preparing for our annual STEM Solar Car Challenge Car Show for Year 8 Students.   If yo...
14 June 2021
Year 7 Science students discovered the wonders of electrostatics last week.   How can you make objects move without touching them? Create an electrostatic field! Students used this concept to mov...
14 June 2021
Zone Sport It has been a busy term for sport and this week was no different with our Zone finals underway. Our teams were strongly represented in a number of semi-finals and finals.   Our Open Gi...
14 June 2021
On Tuesday 8 June, Year 11 Biology students visited Long Reef Rock Platform to investigate the ecosystems within the protected Long Reef Aquatic Reserve. This field study provided valuable practical e...
07 June 2021
A few months ago Olivia (Year 6) competed at the New South Wales Primary Schools Sports Association (NSWPSSA) Swimming Championships. Congratulations to Olivia on her achievement of being selected int...
07 June 2021
On Thursday 27 May, our PCS staff participated in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. This annual event is a community event that raises vital funds to make a big difference for those impacted by cancer....
07 June 2021
Did you hear the exciting news? The brightest day at school is coming!   PCS United is hosting a Colour Explosion School Fun Run with Australian Fundraising at our school on the la...