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21 May 2018
UPDATE: Please be advised we are fully enrolled for Prep 2019 and the 3-day Prep program for 2020. Limited vacancies are available in Preschool and other Year groups for 2019 and beyond. Parents ...
21 May 2018
If your child forgets their lunch or a lunch order is not placed, the Canteen will provide them with a cheese or vegemite sandwich. Payment will be required the following school day. Due to prep ...
21 May 2018
Diagnosed with a rare leukaemia when she was just 2 years old, Linke Nel (Kindergarten student) has a chain of ‘bravery beads’ over a metre long. Each time she got a blood test or had a treatment...
21 May 2018
In English this term, Year 7 are learning about Shakespeare. We have been using a new program that focuses on understanding smaller details like Iambic Pentameter, through to exploring bigger themes l...
21 May 2018
On Thursday 10 May 2018 girls in Years 4-6 competed in the CSSA State Girls Soccer Gala Day at Jamison Park. These girls showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. In our first game we won 5-1; our...
21 May 2018
Now that we have all settled into Kindergarten, Reading Groups have started and the excitement of learning to read has spread throughout the Year group. But what actually happens in Reading Groups?&nb...
21 May 2018
I had been asked to come and attend the Year 4 overnight Camp that we had in the first week of Term 2. I can remember the Year 4 students coming to me each day reminding that there was now only one sl...
21 May 2018
I have been in America where I took part, or rather my portrait took part, in an exhibition by Australian Artist Cayce Zavaglia, who has become well-known in the medium of embroidery. Cayce creat...
21 May 2018
A big hello to the PCS community. My name is Jo Tabone and I started at PCS in Term 1 of this year teaching English, Geography and History. I’ve taught in high schools since 2000 teaching a range...
20 May 2018
Early Childhood Educator Full time Temporary Term 3 (Job Share will be considered)  WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an excitin...
20 May 2018
Early Childhood Educator (Inclusion Support Educator – Part Time) Immediate Start – Temporary 2018  WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, prov...
21 May 2018
Casual Early Childhood Educators WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for 800 Presc...
04 May 2018
Penrith Christian School welcomes applications for casual employment from experienced teachers (Early Childhood to Year 12 and across all Key Learning Areas), and Early Childhood Educators. To be...
04 May 2018
Parents wishing to enrol their sibling children into PCS for future years are strongly encouraged to lodge enrolment applications urgently to avoid disappointment. With Open Day occurring soon, w...
04 May 2018
We all have times when we think we have done brilliantly then get an assignment back and are really disappointed instead. You could just feel really bad, or you could try these steps: 1...
04 May 2018
PCS students Sienna Teuma and Ava Brendish kicked off the year by cutting off and donating their long beautiful hair to Variety - Hair with Heart. The charity organises wigs for sick kids who hav...
03 May 2018
Year 5 to Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday 10 May 2018, in the Auditorium and will be of five (5) minutes duration. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend these i...
03 May 2018
During the year, students at PCS have the opportunity to explore and use their gifts and talents through the Boost program. The students are not only extended in English and Maths, but each term we fo...
03 May 2018
What better way to finish off a busy first term than to enjoy a few friendly games of chess in the iCentre (after running your cross country)? I have been most excited at the interest shown by st...
03 May 2018
Welcome Back to Term 2. You may be aware of some of the changes to teachers on classes this term. I would like to take the opportunity to welcome our new teachers:Jonathan Handley is taking up the rol...
27 April 2018
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...
11 April 2018
Please note that the last trading day for Uniform Shop in Term 1 is tomorrow, 12 April 2018. Extra trading day (By appointment only):Monday 30th April – Hours 7.30am – 1.30pmRegular trading days ...
09 April 2018
As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums, we invite you to our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. There will be beautiful food prepared and served by our Hospitality students, a...
09 April 2018
It has been a while since our last full report and there is a lot to report on!! YEARS 7-12 SWIMMING CARNIVALS PCS SWIMMING CARNIVAL...
09 April 2018
Since the beginning of Term 1, I have had the privilege to work with the children in Junior School and talk to them about MindUp. MindUp is a comprehensive, classroom tested, evidence-based curriculum...
09 April 2018
We have Japanese students from Sakuranomaki High School requiring host families. Please consider if you are able or willing to host a student from 27 July – 6 August 2018. Students are aged 16-17...
09 April 2018
Congratulations Mr Hutchinson on your wonderful achievement to be selected as the Tour Manager of a national touring team. Hutch has worked tirelessly in promoting sport, and in particular, NRL amongs...
09 April 2018
Late last year, I went in a Zone Carnival for Long Jump, 60m Hurdles, 100m Hurdles and Discus. From Zone, I made it to Region for all four events which was held in February. I felt nervous but very ex...
09 April 2018
I have really enjoyed the start to 2018 at PCS. I have loved getting to know the staff and students who have been so welcoming. I come to PCS with over 10 years teaching experience and 10 years’ ...
06 April 2018
Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an interesting and thought-provoking seminar for parents on Tuesday 22 May 2018, titled RETRAIN YOUR BRAIN, presented by Mrs Lyn Jagger (Head of Senior Scho...
05 April 2018
 Join us on 23 May 2018 for our annual OPEN DAY! We invite friends, family and anyone who would like to 'check out' Penrith Christian School to come along. Activities include:Student Showcas...
03 April 2018
During our Easter week celebrations, our three Kindergarten classes had an Easter Hat Parade. The chairs were packed with family and friends, and the atmosphere was expectant and exciting. The childre...
03 April 2018
Our Senior School Justice League interest group got busy this week making an Easter basket for the homeless soup kitchen and a women’s refuge.  The Justice League Interest Group supports and are ...
03 April 2018
On Wednesday 28 March, sixteen students from Years 11 and 12 had the chance to visit Alphacrucis College in Parramatta. AC is a fast growing Christian college that is becoming a great place for our st...
03 April 2018
The Entertainment Book is up and running again for 2018. Please click on the link below for information and to purchase your Book or Digital Copy of the Entertainment Book to receive the extra bonus E...
03 April 2018
Our new play equipment that was ‘purchased’ with our Earn & Learn points last year has arrived. The attached photos display some of the equipment received and as you can see the children are enjoy...
03 April 2018
I recently joined PCS at the beginning of this year in the TAS Department. Having come from William Clarke College Kellyville, a school of over 1500 students and 250 staff, I have experienced a very w...
25 March 2018
Year 3 had a great Science afternoon with parents where we made Grassheads, observed preserved insects with a magnifying glass, and created procedure posters with our friends and family. The afte...
25 March 2018
Please note the following correction for logging into your Premier’s Reading Challenge account. To access your account, you need to visit https://online.det.nsw.edu.au/prc/home.html and log in fr...
25 March 2018
The NAPLAN exams for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will take place during a nine-day window between 15 – 25 May 2018. The NAPLAN exams will be completed online this year. In accordance with the...
25 March 2018
On Thursday afternoon 15 March 2018, under clear warm  skies, Year 5 families met for a BBQ outside the School Sports Centre for an informal event. Parents were able to meet and connect with staf...
25 March 2018
The Australian Government’s new Child Care Package commences on 2 July 2018. It is important that all families accessing early childhood services or before and after school care are registered wi...
25 March 2018
You are welcome to join us for our Combined School Easter Chapel on Thursday 29 March 2018 (1.45 pm - 2.45 pm). Kindergarten to Year 12 students will be meeting together to celebrate the Easter m...
25 March 2018
One of my favourite activities from when I was teaching Year 2 in our Bounce Back lessons a few years ago was writing on paper, screwing up the paper and throwing it in the bin. The purpose of th...
25 March 2018
We warmly invite you to join us for our Easter Family Fun afternoons for our Prep classes: Mon - Wed Class: Wednesday 28 MarchCLICK HERE for full details. ...
19 March 2018
Recently, I have joined the PCS Mathematics department and am enjoying the process of teaching collaboratively and meeting many staff and students. Learning hundreds of names though is a challenge, an...
19 March 2018
Our children are hardwired to look at our faces thousands of times each day. It gives them information about who they are, what they are worth, if they are loved, if they are a priority. Eye contact, ...
19 March 2018
Anti-Bullying Seminar by Brett MurrayOn Tuesday 27 February, we listened to Brett Murray speak about Anti-Bullying. I liked how Mr Murray told us he wanted to help kids understand bullying and how to ...
19 March 2018
As part of our History unit, ‘First Contacts’, Year 4 recently had a visit from Chris Tobin who is an expert on Aboriginal traditions and culture of the local area, and who is an active member of the ...
19 March 2018
We wish to farewell Mrs Trish Webber, as she leaves the PCS Uniform Shop; her last day is tomorrow (Tuesday 20 March). We thank Trish for her hard work and commitment to assisting PCS families with th...
19 March 2018
We love books and we love reading, and we love to share that with our students. The iCentre staff are keen to run a student reading circle/book club where students can come and share about the books t...
19 March 2018
The children are taught that unhelpful thinking can make a problem seem much worse than it is. Maybe you could practise helpful thinking at home if you hear your child express unhelpful words. He...

Latest News

21 May 2018
UPDATE: Please be advised we are fully enrolled for Prep 2019 and the 3-day Prep program for 2020. Limited vacancies are available in Preschool and other Year groups for 2019 and beyond. Parents ...
21 May 2018
If your child forgets their lunch or a lunch order is not placed, the Canteen will provide them with a cheese or vegemite sandwich. Payment will be required the following school day. Due to prep ...
21 May 2018
Diagnosed with a rare leukaemia when she was just 2 years old, Linke Nel (Kindergarten student) has a chain of ‘bravery beads’ over a metre long. Each time she got a blood test or had a treatment...
21 May 2018
In English this term, Year 7 are learning about Shakespeare. We have been using a new program that focuses on understanding smaller details like Iambic Pentameter, through to exploring bigger themes l...
21 May 2018
On Thursday 10 May 2018 girls in Years 4-6 competed in the CSSA State Girls Soccer Gala Day at Jamison Park. These girls showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. In our first game we won 5-1; our...
21 May 2018
Now that we have all settled into Kindergarten, Reading Groups have started and the excitement of learning to read has spread throughout the Year group. But what actually happens in Reading Groups?&nb...
21 May 2018
I had been asked to come and attend the Year 4 overnight Camp that we had in the first week of Term 2. I can remember the Year 4 students coming to me each day reminding that there was now only one sl...
21 May 2018
I have been in America where I took part, or rather my portrait took part, in an exhibition by Australian Artist Cayce Zavaglia, who has become well-known in the medium of embroidery. Cayce creat...
21 May 2018
A big hello to the PCS community. My name is Jo Tabone and I started at PCS in Term 1 of this year teaching English, Geography and History. I’ve taught in high schools since 2000 teaching a range...
20 May 2018
Early Childhood Educator Full time Temporary Term 3 (Job Share will be considered)  WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an excitin...
20 May 2018
Early Childhood Educator (Inclusion Support Educator – Part Time) Immediate Start – Temporary 2018  WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, prov...
21 May 2018
Casual Early Childhood Educators WHO WE ARE:Penrith Christian School is a well-established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for 800 Presc...
04 May 2018
Penrith Christian School welcomes applications for casual employment from experienced teachers (Early Childhood to Year 12 and across all Key Learning Areas), and Early Childhood Educators. To be...
04 May 2018
Parents wishing to enrol their sibling children into PCS for future years are strongly encouraged to lodge enrolment applications urgently to avoid disappointment. With Open Day occurring soon, w...
04 May 2018
We all have times when we think we have done brilliantly then get an assignment back and are really disappointed instead. You could just feel really bad, or you could try these steps: 1...
04 May 2018
PCS students Sienna Teuma and Ava Brendish kicked off the year by cutting off and donating their long beautiful hair to Variety - Hair with Heart. The charity organises wigs for sick kids who hav...
03 May 2018
Year 5 to Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday 10 May 2018, in the Auditorium and will be of five (5) minutes duration. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend these i...
03 May 2018
During the year, students at PCS have the opportunity to explore and use their gifts and talents through the Boost program. The students are not only extended in English and Maths, but each term we fo...
03 May 2018
What better way to finish off a busy first term than to enjoy a few friendly games of chess in the iCentre (after running your cross country)? I have been most excited at the interest shown by st...
03 May 2018
Welcome Back to Term 2. You may be aware of some of the changes to teachers on classes this term. I would like to take the opportunity to welcome our new teachers:Jonathan Handley is taking up the rol...
27 April 2018
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...
11 April 2018
Please note that the last trading day for Uniform Shop in Term 1 is tomorrow, 12 April 2018. Extra trading day (By appointment only):Monday 30th April – Hours 7.30am – 1.30pmRegular trading days ...
09 April 2018
As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums, we invite you to our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. There will be beautiful food prepared and served by our Hospitality students, a...
09 April 2018
It has been a while since our last full report and there is a lot to report on!! YEARS 7-12 SWIMMING CARNIVALS PCS SWIMMING CARNIVAL...
09 April 2018
Since the beginning of Term 1, I have had the privilege to work with the children in Junior School and talk to them about MindUp. MindUp is a comprehensive, classroom tested, evidence-based curriculum...
09 April 2018
We have Japanese students from Sakuranomaki High School requiring host families. Please consider if you are able or willing to host a student from 27 July – 6 August 2018. Students are aged 16-17...
09 April 2018
Congratulations Mr Hutchinson on your wonderful achievement to be selected as the Tour Manager of a national touring team. Hutch has worked tirelessly in promoting sport, and in particular, NRL amongs...
09 April 2018
Late last year, I went in a Zone Carnival for Long Jump, 60m Hurdles, 100m Hurdles and Discus. From Zone, I made it to Region for all four events which was held in February. I felt nervous but very ex...
09 April 2018
I have really enjoyed the start to 2018 at PCS. I have loved getting to know the staff and students who have been so welcoming. I come to PCS with over 10 years teaching experience and 10 years’ ...
06 April 2018
Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an interesting and thought-provoking seminar for parents on Tuesday 22 May 2018, titled RETRAIN YOUR BRAIN, presented by Mrs Lyn Jagger (Head of Senior Scho...
05 April 2018
 Join us on 23 May 2018 for our annual OPEN DAY! We invite friends, family and anyone who would like to 'check out' Penrith Christian School to come along. Activities include:Student Showcas...
03 April 2018
During our Easter week celebrations, our three Kindergarten classes had an Easter Hat Parade. The chairs were packed with family and friends, and the atmosphere was expectant and exciting. The childre...
03 April 2018
Our Senior School Justice League interest group got busy this week making an Easter basket for the homeless soup kitchen and a women’s refuge.  The Justice League Interest Group supports and are ...
03 April 2018
On Wednesday 28 March, sixteen students from Years 11 and 12 had the chance to visit Alphacrucis College in Parramatta. AC is a fast growing Christian college that is becoming a great place for our st...
03 April 2018
The Entertainment Book is up and running again for 2018. Please click on the link below for information and to purchase your Book or Digital Copy of the Entertainment Book to receive the extra bonus E...
03 April 2018
Our new play equipment that was ‘purchased’ with our Earn & Learn points last year has arrived. The attached photos display some of the equipment received and as you can see the children are enjoy...
03 April 2018
I recently joined PCS at the beginning of this year in the TAS Department. Having come from William Clarke College Kellyville, a school of over 1500 students and 250 staff, I have experienced a very w...
25 March 2018
Year 3 had a great Science afternoon with parents where we made Grassheads, observed preserved insects with a magnifying glass, and created procedure posters with our friends and family. The afte...
25 March 2018
Please note the following correction for logging into your Premier’s Reading Challenge account. To access your account, you need to visit https://online.det.nsw.edu.au/prc/home.html and log in fr...
25 March 2018
The NAPLAN exams for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will take place during a nine-day window between 15 – 25 May 2018. The NAPLAN exams will be completed online this year. In accordance with the...
25 March 2018
On Thursday afternoon 15 March 2018, under clear warm  skies, Year 5 families met for a BBQ outside the School Sports Centre for an informal event. Parents were able to meet and connect with staf...
25 March 2018
The Australian Government’s new Child Care Package commences on 2 July 2018. It is important that all families accessing early childhood services or before and after school care are registered wi...
25 March 2018
You are welcome to join us for our Combined School Easter Chapel on Thursday 29 March 2018 (1.45 pm - 2.45 pm). Kindergarten to Year 12 students will be meeting together to celebrate the Easter m...
25 March 2018
One of my favourite activities from when I was teaching Year 2 in our Bounce Back lessons a few years ago was writing on paper, screwing up the paper and throwing it in the bin. The purpose of th...
25 March 2018
We warmly invite you to join us for our Easter Family Fun afternoons for our Prep classes: Mon - Wed Class: Wednesday 28 MarchCLICK HERE for full details. ...
19 March 2018
Recently, I have joined the PCS Mathematics department and am enjoying the process of teaching collaboratively and meeting many staff and students. Learning hundreds of names though is a challenge, an...
19 March 2018
Our children are hardwired to look at our faces thousands of times each day. It gives them information about who they are, what they are worth, if they are loved, if they are a priority. Eye contact, ...
19 March 2018
Anti-Bullying Seminar by Brett MurrayOn Tuesday 27 February, we listened to Brett Murray speak about Anti-Bullying. I liked how Mr Murray told us he wanted to help kids understand bullying and how to ...
19 March 2018
As part of our History unit, ‘First Contacts’, Year 4 recently had a visit from Chris Tobin who is an expert on Aboriginal traditions and culture of the local area, and who is an active member of the ...
19 March 2018
We wish to farewell Mrs Trish Webber, as she leaves the PCS Uniform Shop; her last day is tomorrow (Tuesday 20 March). We thank Trish for her hard work and commitment to assisting PCS families with th...