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11 July 2019
Sarah has been playing piano for thirty years and has done her Grade 2 AMEB exams and her Grade 7 and 8 GUILD exams. She has a Certificate IV in Creative Arts Songwriting, a Bachelor of Music (majorin...
11 July 2019
Leo Sharaf is one of our amazing teachers at Pernith Creative Academy. Here's some more information about Leo! I love music and am studying a Bachelor of Music at University. I have been playing ...
11 July 2019
Hi! My name is Sarah-Jane Elias and I’m the dance teacher at Penrith Creative Academy. I love teaching at the Academy for so many reasons. It is refreshing to teach students in an environment which is...
04 July 2019
One of our Academy teachers, Layla Marinos, has some new time slots available to teach singing (classical, contemporary/pop or music theatre), piano (classical or just for fun), violin and music theor...
01 July 2019
You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar: 'Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification: Helping teens navigate Social Media Culture' presented by Collett Smart. Tuesday 27 August 20197.00 pm...
25 June 2019
Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for over 850 Preschool – Year 12 students in our 21st Century ...
25 June 2019
In Term 3, Penrith Creative Academy will have some new group classes, and will be offering a discount for what we are calling an 'Afternoon of Creativity' (three group classes back to back). A st...
25 June 2019
What a fantastic Open Day! We would like to extend a huge thank you to all the students, staff and parents who worked hard to provide a wonderful experience for all our guests. Many visitors commented...
25 June 2019
Parent Teacher Interviews for Years 5-11 students will be Tuesday 6 August and Interviews for E-4 students will be Thursday 5 September. Interview bookings will OPEN from WEDNESDAY 24 JULY. Email...
25 June 2019
We are so proud of what our past students have been up to that we wanted to bring back some more stories. Below is an article from Alexandra Ryan, PCS 2013 Alumni. I’m so honoured to be asked by ...
25 June 2019
In Term 2 the topics for our Biblical Studies program, GodSpace, was Trusting God in Challenging Times and then Simon Peter, A Follower of Jesus. The first unit focused on the extraordinary lives...
25 June 2019
We are very excited to introduce our Uganda Missions Team who will be visiting and serving at Divine Junior School in January 2020:  Richard and Jenny Mahoney, Cait and Hamish Burke, Peta and Els...
25 June 2019
On Thursday 13 June, twelve Year 11 Biology students visited Long Reef Rock Platform to investigate the complex ecosystems within the protected Long Reef Aquatic Reserve. This field study provided val...
19 June 2019
Is your child interested in, or do you know of families who would like to enrol their children in, after school music classes? We currently have vacancies in the following classes:Dance (primary schoo...
17 June 2019
Get ready! Our annual PCS missions fundraising event is on Tuesday 2 July 2019. This fundraiser features talented PCS students from Kindergarten to Year 12, and raises much needed funds towards variou...
17 June 2019
Last Thursday evening 13 June, saw our Year 12 students take to the stage for their HSC Performance Night.  What a show and what an amazing and talented bunch of students we have in our school; &...
17 June 2019
During Terms 3 and 4, Year 8 students will be participating in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Solar Car Challenge, where students will design, construct and race their own s...
17 June 2019
Last week Year 5 went on their Wellbeing Day to Winmalee Christian Conference Centre. The weather was picture perfect and we were all very excited. Throughout the day we all had a go at throwing ...
17 June 2019
As many of you would be aware Mrs de Villiers has gone on maternity leave and now has a beautiful baby girl; mother and baby are doing well. Mrs de Villiers was overseeing the Educational Support...
17 June 2019
A few weeks ago, all of Year 7 English took part in a workshop exploring how we ‘see, hear, taste, smell and feel’ the world around us. This term we have been studying how Shakespeare used his writing...
17 June 2019
Wesley graduated from Penrith Christian School in 2017. He showed incredible talent working with wood in Design and Technology with his amazing major work. He started his own business, Wesley Ing...
17 June 2019
We’ve all heard of bingeing, and the latest use of the term has been associated with describing our TV-watching habits. In this interesting article by Ben Dolnick entitled ‘Why you should start binge-...
11 June 2019
Year 9 student, Elise Ginger, recently trialled at the AFL All Schools day, and was selected in the NSW All Schools U15 AFL Team to compete at the School Sport Australia AFL Championships. Elise ...
11 June 2019
Last week, Year 9 and Year 10 Physical Activity and Sports Studies classes had a visit from the Wheelchair Roadshow, an interactive session involving Wheelchair Basketball and some education about var...
11 June 2019
Term 2 has been a whirlwind of learning and fun! The students built stamina and skill as they participated in NAPLAN preparation and testing. Upon reflection, some students said they enjoyed NAPLAN, w...
11 June 2019
This year, PCS entered into two divisions of the da Vinci Decathlon, held at Knox Grammar School. On Tuesday 28 May (Years 7 and 8) and Thursday 30 May (Years 5 and 6), our teams braved the early...
11 June 2019
One of our goals at PCS is to encourage our students to go out into the world to make a difference. Congratulations to these amazing Year 4 students on having a great heart for Missions:Alicia ra...
03 June 2019
Last week, PCS had four students representing NSW at the National Christian Schools Games. The Games are held every two years (for Under 16 teams), and this year they were held on the Gold Coast. The ...
03 June 2019
Last Monday we were honoured and proud to have a past graduate of PCS offer to come and speak to our Senior Science students. Dr Martin Stewart (B.Sc maj. Nanotechnology, Biology: Cell Biophysics/ Mec...
03 June 2019
Our School Captains attended a School Leaders Reception hosted by the Mayor of Penrith, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 29 May. Councillor Fowler congratulated the Sch...
27 May 2019
Parents, family, friends and Elective Music students, interested in higher level performance, are invited to our HSC Performance Night.  This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents ...
26 May 2019
For the past few weeks, Junior Missions have focused on acknowledging the efforts of OTHERS in our school. Year 3 and Year 4 students have given up their play time at lunch to type words of encouragem...
26 May 2019
On Thursday 23 May, Year 10 and Year 12 students attended the Western Sydney Careers Market Day.  Students interacted and chatted with the stall holders from Universities, TAFEs, Colleges, Trades...
26 May 2019
Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Katrina Baines, the new Head of Early Childhood. I am so excited about this role at PCS and look forward to working with the youngest memb...
19 May 2019
Last week, twenty Year 11 and Year 12 students from Studies of Religion visited the Emanuel Synagogue and Jewish Museum to learn more about Judaism. At the Synagogue, they were able to look at an...
19 May 2019
We are so proud of our Alumni and what they’re achieving since they’ve left PCS. Sarah Morley has just graduated from WSU with a Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science). For a lon...
19 May 2019
For those I haven’t met yet, let me introduce myself. My name is Daniel Favretti and I am the Wellbeing Mentor for Year 8, Missions Coordinator for Middle School and Ancient History Teacher. I be...
19 May 2019
Year 1 have been busily writing Procedures in class. The students watched how to make jelly and then wrote a Procedure on it.  They particularly enjoyed the tasting at the end of the day. We also...
13 May 2019
The second article for Throwback Thursdays sheds light on Jake Meney, who started at PCS in Kindergarten, and is now a Zookeeper. Whilst other kids read Pokémon and played on the Xbox, Jake ...
13 May 2019
During Term 1, our Enrichment group focus was Art. We had some students from K-Year 4 involved in some special Art classes as well as  Art and Craft activities in the Junior School Library at lun...
13 May 2019
Throughout this year Kindergarten have become informed inquiring investigators. During Term 1 in our Science unit ‘What’s Alive?’, the students examined how their senses can be used to investigat...
13 May 2019
We hope all our PCS mums and grandmums had a wonderful Mother's Day this year. Our Mother's Day stalls hopefully provided those of you with children in Preschool to Year 6 with a gift picked out just ...
09 May 2019
Year 10 students and parents/guardians are invited to our Year 11 Information Night on Tuesday 28 May 2019 (7.00 pm to 9.00 pm). It will be held in the Auditorium and Cafeteria of Penrith Christian Sc...
07 May 2019
As the election approaches, while we will have a diverse range of opinions and priorities, we must also consider the protection of our fundamental values and beliefs regarding religious freedoms. ...
06 May 2019
This term Year 5 are studying Global Connections in Literacy. To start our unit off we took a little journey to see where some everyday items are made. We had to look up the packaging and then draw a ...
06 May 2019
All students from Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will be undertaking the NAPLAN tests this term.  Students will be completing four online tests in Reading, Writing, Conventions of Language, and Numeracy.&nb...
06 May 2019
We are holding an information evening for our January 2020 Missions Trip to Uganda, Africa. If you would like more information, or if you have already put in an application form, you are welcome to at...
06 May 2019
The Penrith Valley Sports Foundation has awarded Isaac Cavanagh the Junior Sportsperson Award for the month of February for his development and skill in Ice Hockey. Isaac, in Year 8, plays for the Fly...
06 May 2019
I have recently started a segment on Instagram called ‘Throwback Thursdays’ where I feature ex-PCS students. The first one was Eden Trevitt who kindly agreed to write her story below. CLICK HERE to fo...
06 May 2019
We are very proud to announce that Year 11 student, Katie Dal Santo, has been selected as a Trekker for the 2019 RSL & Services Clubs Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge. Katie is only one of two st...
06 May 2019
I was recently told some exciting news by Mrs Garratt about the incredible rise in the reading ability of one of the Year 4 students. Jack, who I’m told loves reading and spends a good deal of ti...
06 May 2019
In an earlier communication to our community from our Principal, please be advised that any families wishing to have a Homestay guest must now have a Working with Children Check.  (PLEASE CLICK H...

Latest News

11 July 2019
Sarah has been playing piano for thirty years and has done her Grade 2 AMEB exams and her Grade 7 and 8 GUILD exams. She has a Certificate IV in Creative Arts Songwriting, a Bachelor of Music (majorin...
11 July 2019
Leo Sharaf is one of our amazing teachers at Pernith Creative Academy. Here's some more information about Leo! I love music and am studying a Bachelor of Music at University. I have been playing ...
11 July 2019
Hi! My name is Sarah-Jane Elias and I’m the dance teacher at Penrith Creative Academy. I love teaching at the Academy for so many reasons. It is refreshing to teach students in an environment which is...
04 July 2019
One of our Academy teachers, Layla Marinos, has some new time slots available to teach singing (classical, contemporary/pop or music theatre), piano (classical or just for fun), violin and music theor...
01 July 2019
You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar: 'Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification: Helping teens navigate Social Media Culture' presented by Collett Smart. Tuesday 27 August 20197.00 pm...
25 June 2019
Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for over 850 Preschool – Year 12 students in our 21st Century ...
25 June 2019
In Term 3, Penrith Creative Academy will have some new group classes, and will be offering a discount for what we are calling an 'Afternoon of Creativity' (three group classes back to back). A st...
25 June 2019
What a fantastic Open Day! We would like to extend a huge thank you to all the students, staff and parents who worked hard to provide a wonderful experience for all our guests. Many visitors commented...
25 June 2019
Parent Teacher Interviews for Years 5-11 students will be Tuesday 6 August and Interviews for E-4 students will be Thursday 5 September. Interview bookings will OPEN from WEDNESDAY 24 JULY. Email...
25 June 2019
We are so proud of what our past students have been up to that we wanted to bring back some more stories. Below is an article from Alexandra Ryan, PCS 2013 Alumni. I’m so honoured to be asked by ...
25 June 2019
In Term 2 the topics for our Biblical Studies program, GodSpace, was Trusting God in Challenging Times and then Simon Peter, A Follower of Jesus. The first unit focused on the extraordinary lives...
25 June 2019
We are very excited to introduce our Uganda Missions Team who will be visiting and serving at Divine Junior School in January 2020:  Richard and Jenny Mahoney, Cait and Hamish Burke, Peta and Els...
25 June 2019
On Thursday 13 June, twelve Year 11 Biology students visited Long Reef Rock Platform to investigate the complex ecosystems within the protected Long Reef Aquatic Reserve. This field study provided val...
19 June 2019
Is your child interested in, or do you know of families who would like to enrol their children in, after school music classes? We currently have vacancies in the following classes:Dance (primary schoo...
17 June 2019
Get ready! Our annual PCS missions fundraising event is on Tuesday 2 July 2019. This fundraiser features talented PCS students from Kindergarten to Year 12, and raises much needed funds towards variou...
17 June 2019
Last Thursday evening 13 June, saw our Year 12 students take to the stage for their HSC Performance Night.  What a show and what an amazing and talented bunch of students we have in our school; &...
17 June 2019
During Terms 3 and 4, Year 8 students will be participating in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Solar Car Challenge, where students will design, construct and race their own s...
17 June 2019
Last week Year 5 went on their Wellbeing Day to Winmalee Christian Conference Centre. The weather was picture perfect and we were all very excited. Throughout the day we all had a go at throwing ...
17 June 2019
As many of you would be aware Mrs de Villiers has gone on maternity leave and now has a beautiful baby girl; mother and baby are doing well. Mrs de Villiers was overseeing the Educational Support...
17 June 2019
A few weeks ago, all of Year 7 English took part in a workshop exploring how we ‘see, hear, taste, smell and feel’ the world around us. This term we have been studying how Shakespeare used his writing...
17 June 2019
Wesley graduated from Penrith Christian School in 2017. He showed incredible talent working with wood in Design and Technology with his amazing major work. He started his own business, Wesley Ing...
17 June 2019
We’ve all heard of bingeing, and the latest use of the term has been associated with describing our TV-watching habits. In this interesting article by Ben Dolnick entitled ‘Why you should start binge-...
11 June 2019
Year 9 student, Elise Ginger, recently trialled at the AFL All Schools day, and was selected in the NSW All Schools U15 AFL Team to compete at the School Sport Australia AFL Championships. Elise ...
11 June 2019
Last week, Year 9 and Year 10 Physical Activity and Sports Studies classes had a visit from the Wheelchair Roadshow, an interactive session involving Wheelchair Basketball and some education about var...
11 June 2019
Term 2 has been a whirlwind of learning and fun! The students built stamina and skill as they participated in NAPLAN preparation and testing. Upon reflection, some students said they enjoyed NAPLAN, w...
11 June 2019
This year, PCS entered into two divisions of the da Vinci Decathlon, held at Knox Grammar School. On Tuesday 28 May (Years 7 and 8) and Thursday 30 May (Years 5 and 6), our teams braved the early...
11 June 2019
One of our goals at PCS is to encourage our students to go out into the world to make a difference. Congratulations to these amazing Year 4 students on having a great heart for Missions:Alicia ra...
03 June 2019
Last week, PCS had four students representing NSW at the National Christian Schools Games. The Games are held every two years (for Under 16 teams), and this year they were held on the Gold Coast. The ...
03 June 2019
Last Monday we were honoured and proud to have a past graduate of PCS offer to come and speak to our Senior Science students. Dr Martin Stewart (B.Sc maj. Nanotechnology, Biology: Cell Biophysics/ Mec...
03 June 2019
Our School Captains attended a School Leaders Reception hosted by the Mayor of Penrith, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM at the Civic Centre on Wednesday 29 May. Councillor Fowler congratulated the Sch...
27 May 2019
Parents, family, friends and Elective Music students, interested in higher level performance, are invited to our HSC Performance Night.  This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents ...
26 May 2019
For the past few weeks, Junior Missions have focused on acknowledging the efforts of OTHERS in our school. Year 3 and Year 4 students have given up their play time at lunch to type words of encouragem...
26 May 2019
On Thursday 23 May, Year 10 and Year 12 students attended the Western Sydney Careers Market Day.  Students interacted and chatted with the stall holders from Universities, TAFEs, Colleges, Trades...
26 May 2019
Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Katrina Baines, the new Head of Early Childhood. I am so excited about this role at PCS and look forward to working with the youngest memb...
19 May 2019
Last week, twenty Year 11 and Year 12 students from Studies of Religion visited the Emanuel Synagogue and Jewish Museum to learn more about Judaism. At the Synagogue, they were able to look at an...
19 May 2019
We are so proud of our Alumni and what they’re achieving since they’ve left PCS. Sarah Morley has just graduated from WSU with a Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science). For a lon...
19 May 2019
For those I haven’t met yet, let me introduce myself. My name is Daniel Favretti and I am the Wellbeing Mentor for Year 8, Missions Coordinator for Middle School and Ancient History Teacher. I be...
19 May 2019
Year 1 have been busily writing Procedures in class. The students watched how to make jelly and then wrote a Procedure on it.  They particularly enjoyed the tasting at the end of the day. We also...
13 May 2019
The second article for Throwback Thursdays sheds light on Jake Meney, who started at PCS in Kindergarten, and is now a Zookeeper. Whilst other kids read Pokémon and played on the Xbox, Jake ...
13 May 2019
During Term 1, our Enrichment group focus was Art. We had some students from K-Year 4 involved in some special Art classes as well as  Art and Craft activities in the Junior School Library at lun...
13 May 2019
Throughout this year Kindergarten have become informed inquiring investigators. During Term 1 in our Science unit ‘What’s Alive?’, the students examined how their senses can be used to investigat...
13 May 2019
We hope all our PCS mums and grandmums had a wonderful Mother's Day this year. Our Mother's Day stalls hopefully provided those of you with children in Preschool to Year 6 with a gift picked out just ...
09 May 2019
Year 10 students and parents/guardians are invited to our Year 11 Information Night on Tuesday 28 May 2019 (7.00 pm to 9.00 pm). It will be held in the Auditorium and Cafeteria of Penrith Christian Sc...
07 May 2019
As the election approaches, while we will have a diverse range of opinions and priorities, we must also consider the protection of our fundamental values and beliefs regarding religious freedoms. ...
06 May 2019
This term Year 5 are studying Global Connections in Literacy. To start our unit off we took a little journey to see where some everyday items are made. We had to look up the packaging and then draw a ...
06 May 2019
All students from Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will be undertaking the NAPLAN tests this term.  Students will be completing four online tests in Reading, Writing, Conventions of Language, and Numeracy.&nb...
06 May 2019
We are holding an information evening for our January 2020 Missions Trip to Uganda, Africa. If you would like more information, or if you have already put in an application form, you are welcome to at...
06 May 2019
The Penrith Valley Sports Foundation has awarded Isaac Cavanagh the Junior Sportsperson Award for the month of February for his development and skill in Ice Hockey. Isaac, in Year 8, plays for the Fly...
06 May 2019
I have recently started a segment on Instagram called ‘Throwback Thursdays’ where I feature ex-PCS students. The first one was Eden Trevitt who kindly agreed to write her story below. CLICK HERE to fo...
06 May 2019
We are very proud to announce that Year 11 student, Katie Dal Santo, has been selected as a Trekker for the 2019 RSL & Services Clubs Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge. Katie is only one of two st...