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14 November 2018
Head of Early Childhood Full Time Permanent commencing 18 March 2019 Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning ...
14 November 2018
Trainee Early Childhood Educator Full time over 5 days/week Commencing February 2019  Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and inn...
12 November 2018
This year our School teams have again participated in F1 in Schools State Finals and we are so proud of their achievements. Our Junior Professional Team, Vectory, was placed 3rd on the podium and...
12 November 2018
On Tuesday last week, we hosted 96 students from Tomeikan High School in Kyuushuu, Japan. It was the first time such a large group visited PCS, and our students and teachers did a great job of ma...
12 November 2018
On Monday 29 October Kindergarten ventured out beyond the gates of the school for our very first excursion. This was not just an adventure within our local area. NO! We went all the way to The Sydney ...
12 November 2018
Ninety six (96) Japanese exchange students came to Australia and we were so blessed to have had them visit our classrooms last week. Year 2 had the pleasure of meeting 16 of these senior students from...
12 November 2018
Thank you to all the students and families who gave generously towards our fundraising efforts on Bandanna Day, Friday 26 October. Together we raised a total of $1420.20! Special thanks also to t...
05 November 2018
This semester, Year 1 has been exploring ‘Features of Places’ in Geography lessons. We learnt about natural, constructed and managed features; researching different types of places and what they conta...
05 November 2018
A NOTICE FROM BUSWAYS: Penrith Council are closing O’Connell St, one of the access points to Claremont Meadows, for a period of seven months. This necessitates a change to the travel pattern...
02 November 2018
All our 2018 volunteer helpers are warmly invited to attend Penrith Christian School’s special ‘Parent Thank You Morning Tea’ event, to let you know how much we appreciate your support and w...
29 October 2018
All students, staff and families in the Penrith Christian School community are welcome to join us on Thursday 15 November (6 pm - 8 pm) for our annual Technology and Creative Arts Showcase. This ...
29 October 2018
The Nepean Triathlon is held at the International Regatta Centre in Penrith and is Australia's oldest triathlon. It consists of 'Enticer' races on Saturday afternoon, and the main triathlon event on t...
29 October 2018
As a teacher, it is my favourite time of year as we begin to see how far students have come. I am proud of Kindergarten who have progressed this year with learning to read and write. They are sta...
29 October 2018
The circus is in town and our very own Bella Grosse from Year 7 has been performing with Webers Circus Wild West Show for five (5) years now.  Bella loves the variety of performing in a circ...
03 September 2018
Thank you for all the various ways that you help your children to support missions causes in our School. Our recent fundraising efforts raised $2,766.00 for our farmers. Let's join together ...
22 October 2018
This month, I set a goal to ride 1000km in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer. As of today, I am pleased to announce that I’ve ridden 1003.7km and raised $3,711.35! My goal when I fi...
22 October 2018
On Thursday 20 September, I had the privilege of taking nine of our Year 5 chess stars to the Nepean Primary Chess Tournament hosted by the NSW Junior Chess League, held at Emu Plains Public School.&n...
22 October 2018
In Terms 2 and 3, Boost students in Years 5 and 6 met regularly on Wednesdays at lunch times to make puppets for the Samaritans Purse Christmas Child shoeboxes. Three thousand shoeboxes are lovin...
01 October 2018
Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 (7.00 pm): Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap, presented by Mark McCrindle.&nb...
01 October 2018
Our new Penrith Creative Academy has now been running for a term. We are looking forward to expanding even more during Term 4.  We have a few vacancies in group and individual classes as fol...
01 October 2018
The Penrith Creative Academy is excited to announce a new filmmaking and videography course. This opportunity is open to students in Years 9 to 12. In this course students will enter a two term I...
24 September 2018
Thank you family, friends and students for your great heart for Missions. I hope parents have been blessed by your child’s desire to do extra jobs at home to earn their ‘Coins for Missions.’ Last...
24 September 2018
CanTeen supports young people aged 12-25 living with cancer. They may be experiencing cancer themselves or have a close family member (parent or sibling) with cancer. National Bandanna Day is Can...
24 September 2018
Our Batemans Bay Missions team had a wonderful time serving with Mrs Cheryl Burton’s church, from Wednesday 12 September to Sunday 16 September, 2018. We visited Christian lunchtime groups in thr...
24 September 2018
Within our PCS online eBook library, we have over 1500 titles available to borrow and read on your device. To check out what we have available, visit pcs.wheelers.co Students can log in usin...
24 September 2018
Definition of Sensory Processing: The sensory system takes information from the surrounding environment through touch, smell, sound, vision, taste, movement, and gravity. It processes or int...
17 September 2018
If your child has outgrown last season’s swimwear, or you would like to purchase PCS branded swimwear for the first time, we are placing a bulk order at the end of Term 3. This will ensure that orders...
17 September 2018
As the new librarian, I had no idea of how big Book Day really is at PCS. I had heard stories and seen past photos, so I had an inkling, but that was all. All I can say is WOW!! The enthusiasm that th...
17 September 2018
Prep is always a hive of busy investigations but this week has seen the children turn into the next generation of fashion designers! This play began when children started using large pieces of fabric ...
17 September 2018
Justin Orchard from Year 12, an Electrotechnology VET student, has received the Schools Industry Partnership Award as an outstanding learner who has consistently been observed and evaluated by SIP mem...
17 September 2018
This term in Biblical Studies K-4 classes completed a unit based on the life story of Paul, which is portrayed in the book of Acts in the Bible. The first lesson outlined Paul’s conversion from being ...
09 September 2018
In Term 3, Year 4 are working extremely hard in all Key Learning Areas. They display a great heart for Missions and serving others in a variety of ways. Many students have received their pen licence a...
09 September 2018
Year 6 Students from PCS have recently taken an educational tour of the National Capital. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Austra...
09 September 2018
Parents, please be reminded that students are not to be picked up from the car park adjacent to the Uniform Shop. For the safety of all children, please either collect your children via Express P...
09 September 2018
Following on from our book we studied during Book Week, The Great Rabbit Chase, Kindy Alligators were set a challenge of creating a rabbit hutch using only mini marshmallows and toothpicks. I was cert...
03 September 2018
At the end of Term 3, Year 6 enjoyed a day at Mr Pickworth’s Farm. The purpose of the day was for the students to get a hands on experience of managing a farm. The students rotated around differe...
03 September 2018
Year 3 have been very busy this term. We have been learning lots about our Creator, God, and all the amazing things He has created. Students have discovered that the sun is not the biggest object...
03 September 2018
What a festival of entrepreneurship the school experienced on Friday 24 August! Year 9 Commerce ran five food and beverage businesses that competed for the staff and students’ lunch money. Toasti...
03 September 2018
Year 4 students and parents are warmly invited to our Transition to Middle School evening on Tuesday 11 September at 7 pm. This event provides an opportunity to:find out the differences between Junior...
03 September 2018
(We couldn't go past a lame 'dad joke' for the title of this article!). We hope that all our PCS dads had a lovely Father's Day and we know that many of you were able to drop by last Friday for your f...
03 September 2018
Our special celebration for Book Week is fast approaching!!!! We are excited to announce that our special Book Day will be on Wednesday 5 September.  Students from Preschool to Year 4 are in...
27 August 2018
On Wednesday 8 August in Week 2 of this term, Year 5 visited the Australiana Pioneer Village in Wilberforce. It was a fun, exciting, educational and interactive day learning about Australian life and ...
27 August 2018
Last week, Year 7 students visited Auburn to learn and experience new things. In the morning we did the Refugee Experience where we got to hear real stories from real refugees. It was powerful an...
27 August 2018
We are excited to announce that some of our students in The Music Bus program have been invited to compete in The Music Bus’ Band Slam band competition! Band Slam is an annual band competition wh...
27 August 2018
The Children’s Book Council of Australia have announced the Book of the Year Winners and here within the iCentre, we have most of these wonderful books for students to borrow and enjoy. As our Ju...
27 August 2018
In Term 2, students were selected from Year 2 to Year 11 to take part in the ICAS Science competition. Congratulations to all students who invested time and effort into the competition. Belo...
27 August 2018
What a great day we had recently on our excursion to Warragamba Dam! A short bus trip away and we arrived and after having a quick recess, we got our first look at the Dam. It is huge and stunnin...
20 August 2018
Penrith Christian School would like to introduce and congratulate those who are our Junior School Leaders for Semester 2, 2018. It is a true honour and we are proud that these Year 4 students have tak...
20 August 2018
David (Year 6) and Isaac (Year 7), will be travelling to the Czech Republic during September/October to attend an International Ice Hockey Camp under the guidance of former NHL Player Jan Caloun. Both...
20 August 2018
Term 3 has started and Year 1 are firing on all cylinders as they immerse themselves in the learning tasks that are happening within the classrooms. The teachers have been impressed with the improveme...
20 August 2018
At the end of Term 2, Year 6 students had the opportunity to participate in the St Marys Community and Road Education Scheme. C.A.R.E.S is a purpose-built bicycle safety education facility that gives ...
20 August 2018
One of our Kindy students, Lucy Herridge has made a splash in the publishing world! Lucy was moved to write a story which began on post it notes. Lucy sent off a draft narrative to HarperCollins Publi...

Latest News

14 November 2018
Head of Early Childhood Full Time Permanent commencing 18 March 2019 Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning ...
14 November 2018
Trainee Early Childhood Educator Full time over 5 days/week Commencing February 2019  Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and inn...
12 November 2018
This year our School teams have again participated in F1 in Schools State Finals and we are so proud of their achievements. Our Junior Professional Team, Vectory, was placed 3rd on the podium and...
12 November 2018
On Tuesday last week, we hosted 96 students from Tomeikan High School in Kyuushuu, Japan. It was the first time such a large group visited PCS, and our students and teachers did a great job of ma...
12 November 2018
On Monday 29 October Kindergarten ventured out beyond the gates of the school for our very first excursion. This was not just an adventure within our local area. NO! We went all the way to The Sydney ...
12 November 2018
Ninety six (96) Japanese exchange students came to Australia and we were so blessed to have had them visit our classrooms last week. Year 2 had the pleasure of meeting 16 of these senior students from...
12 November 2018
Thank you to all the students and families who gave generously towards our fundraising efforts on Bandanna Day, Friday 26 October. Together we raised a total of $1420.20! Special thanks also to t...
05 November 2018
This semester, Year 1 has been exploring ‘Features of Places’ in Geography lessons. We learnt about natural, constructed and managed features; researching different types of places and what they conta...
05 November 2018
A NOTICE FROM BUSWAYS: Penrith Council are closing O’Connell St, one of the access points to Claremont Meadows, for a period of seven months. This necessitates a change to the travel pattern...
02 November 2018
All our 2018 volunteer helpers are warmly invited to attend Penrith Christian School’s special ‘Parent Thank You Morning Tea’ event, to let you know how much we appreciate your support and w...
29 October 2018
All students, staff and families in the Penrith Christian School community are welcome to join us on Thursday 15 November (6 pm - 8 pm) for our annual Technology and Creative Arts Showcase. This ...
29 October 2018
The Nepean Triathlon is held at the International Regatta Centre in Penrith and is Australia's oldest triathlon. It consists of 'Enticer' races on Saturday afternoon, and the main triathlon event on t...
29 October 2018
As a teacher, it is my favourite time of year as we begin to see how far students have come. I am proud of Kindergarten who have progressed this year with learning to read and write. They are sta...
29 October 2018
The circus is in town and our very own Bella Grosse from Year 7 has been performing with Webers Circus Wild West Show for five (5) years now.  Bella loves the variety of performing in a circ...
03 September 2018
Thank you for all the various ways that you help your children to support missions causes in our School. Our recent fundraising efforts raised $2,766.00 for our farmers. Let's join together ...
22 October 2018
This month, I set a goal to ride 1000km in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer. As of today, I am pleased to announce that I’ve ridden 1003.7km and raised $3,711.35! My goal when I fi...
22 October 2018
On Thursday 20 September, I had the privilege of taking nine of our Year 5 chess stars to the Nepean Primary Chess Tournament hosted by the NSW Junior Chess League, held at Emu Plains Public School.&n...
22 October 2018
In Terms 2 and 3, Boost students in Years 5 and 6 met regularly on Wednesdays at lunch times to make puppets for the Samaritans Purse Christmas Child shoeboxes. Three thousand shoeboxes are lovin...
01 October 2018
Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 (7.00 pm): Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap, presented by Mark McCrindle.&nb...
01 October 2018
Our new Penrith Creative Academy has now been running for a term. We are looking forward to expanding even more during Term 4.  We have a few vacancies in group and individual classes as fol...
01 October 2018
The Penrith Creative Academy is excited to announce a new filmmaking and videography course. This opportunity is open to students in Years 9 to 12. In this course students will enter a two term I...
24 September 2018
Thank you family, friends and students for your great heart for Missions. I hope parents have been blessed by your child’s desire to do extra jobs at home to earn their ‘Coins for Missions.’ Last...
24 September 2018
CanTeen supports young people aged 12-25 living with cancer. They may be experiencing cancer themselves or have a close family member (parent or sibling) with cancer. National Bandanna Day is Can...
24 September 2018
Our Batemans Bay Missions team had a wonderful time serving with Mrs Cheryl Burton’s church, from Wednesday 12 September to Sunday 16 September, 2018. We visited Christian lunchtime groups in thr...
24 September 2018
Within our PCS online eBook library, we have over 1500 titles available to borrow and read on your device. To check out what we have available, visit pcs.wheelers.co Students can log in usin...
24 September 2018
Definition of Sensory Processing: The sensory system takes information from the surrounding environment through touch, smell, sound, vision, taste, movement, and gravity. It processes or int...
17 September 2018
If your child has outgrown last season’s swimwear, or you would like to purchase PCS branded swimwear for the first time, we are placing a bulk order at the end of Term 3. This will ensure that orders...
17 September 2018
As the new librarian, I had no idea of how big Book Day really is at PCS. I had heard stories and seen past photos, so I had an inkling, but that was all. All I can say is WOW!! The enthusiasm that th...
17 September 2018
Prep is always a hive of busy investigations but this week has seen the children turn into the next generation of fashion designers! This play began when children started using large pieces of fabric ...
17 September 2018
Justin Orchard from Year 12, an Electrotechnology VET student, has received the Schools Industry Partnership Award as an outstanding learner who has consistently been observed and evaluated by SIP mem...
17 September 2018
This term in Biblical Studies K-4 classes completed a unit based on the life story of Paul, which is portrayed in the book of Acts in the Bible. The first lesson outlined Paul’s conversion from being ...
09 September 2018
In Term 3, Year 4 are working extremely hard in all Key Learning Areas. They display a great heart for Missions and serving others in a variety of ways. Many students have received their pen licence a...
09 September 2018
Year 6 Students from PCS have recently taken an educational tour of the National Capital. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Austra...
09 September 2018
Parents, please be reminded that students are not to be picked up from the car park adjacent to the Uniform Shop. For the safety of all children, please either collect your children via Express P...
09 September 2018
Following on from our book we studied during Book Week, The Great Rabbit Chase, Kindy Alligators were set a challenge of creating a rabbit hutch using only mini marshmallows and toothpicks. I was cert...
03 September 2018
At the end of Term 3, Year 6 enjoyed a day at Mr Pickworth’s Farm. The purpose of the day was for the students to get a hands on experience of managing a farm. The students rotated around differe...
03 September 2018
Year 3 have been very busy this term. We have been learning lots about our Creator, God, and all the amazing things He has created. Students have discovered that the sun is not the biggest object...
03 September 2018
What a festival of entrepreneurship the school experienced on Friday 24 August! Year 9 Commerce ran five food and beverage businesses that competed for the staff and students’ lunch money. Toasti...
03 September 2018
Year 4 students and parents are warmly invited to our Transition to Middle School evening on Tuesday 11 September at 7 pm. This event provides an opportunity to:find out the differences between Junior...
03 September 2018
(We couldn't go past a lame 'dad joke' for the title of this article!). We hope that all our PCS dads had a lovely Father's Day and we know that many of you were able to drop by last Friday for your f...
03 September 2018
Our special celebration for Book Week is fast approaching!!!! We are excited to announce that our special Book Day will be on Wednesday 5 September.  Students from Preschool to Year 4 are in...
27 August 2018
On Wednesday 8 August in Week 2 of this term, Year 5 visited the Australiana Pioneer Village in Wilberforce. It was a fun, exciting, educational and interactive day learning about Australian life and ...
27 August 2018
Last week, Year 7 students visited Auburn to learn and experience new things. In the morning we did the Refugee Experience where we got to hear real stories from real refugees. It was powerful an...
27 August 2018
We are excited to announce that some of our students in The Music Bus program have been invited to compete in The Music Bus’ Band Slam band competition! Band Slam is an annual band competition wh...
27 August 2018
The Children’s Book Council of Australia have announced the Book of the Year Winners and here within the iCentre, we have most of these wonderful books for students to borrow and enjoy. As our Ju...
27 August 2018
In Term 2, students were selected from Year 2 to Year 11 to take part in the ICAS Science competition. Congratulations to all students who invested time and effort into the competition. Belo...
27 August 2018
What a great day we had recently on our excursion to Warragamba Dam! A short bus trip away and we arrived and after having a quick recess, we got our first look at the Dam. It is huge and stunnin...
20 August 2018
Penrith Christian School would like to introduce and congratulate those who are our Junior School Leaders for Semester 2, 2018. It is a true honour and we are proud that these Year 4 students have tak...
20 August 2018
David (Year 6) and Isaac (Year 7), will be travelling to the Czech Republic during September/October to attend an International Ice Hockey Camp under the guidance of former NHL Player Jan Caloun. Both...
20 August 2018
Term 3 has started and Year 1 are firing on all cylinders as they immerse themselves in the learning tasks that are happening within the classrooms. The teachers have been impressed with the improveme...