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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 scho...
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 s...
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 new...
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 bo...
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 about ...
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 th...
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 motivational...
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 Sc...
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 be ...
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! GuitarMonday -...
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 how...
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.&nbs...
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.&nbs...
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 sc...
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 day...
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 a...
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. P...
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 a...
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 an...
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. Ra...
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 Rogers...
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 w...
19 October 2020
ICAS English CompetitionIn 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. B...
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 Om...
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 Friday...
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 28 ...
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 (M...
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 (Kind...
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 fam...
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. O...
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 st...
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. G...
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 ha...
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 stud...
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, guitar,...
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 in ...
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 don...
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 1...
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 provides ...
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 very ...
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, we ...
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 wo...
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. ...
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 a p...
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 Department...
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 Pop-...
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 ev...
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). Plea...
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 g...
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 of ...
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.&nb...
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 Ju...
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 childr...
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 your...
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 that ...
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? Y...
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 in...
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 li...
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 rea...
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’s...
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 classrooms...
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 you...
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...
23 March 2020
The CSSA Primary State Swimming Championships were held at Blacktown Aquatic Centre on Monday 16 March. PCS sent a team of 20 students along on the day after a successful Zone Carnival for many of our...
23 March 2020
On Thursday 5 March at 10.00 am, our School participated in The Big Vegie Crunch as part of Vegetable Week. Thank you for packing vegetables for your child/ren to crunch for the event.  ...
23 March 2020
Should parents continue to read to children once they can read to themselves? As parents, we all lead such incredibly busy lives that it is understandable to prioritise listening to your child re...
18 March 2020
During uncertain times, it is not unusual to have feelings of worry and unease. However, as parents and caregivers, it is important that we learn to manage stress and worry before it turns to more sev...
17 March 2020
Dear PCS Community You would be aware the Prime Minister announced Sunday afternoon, that all those arriving from overseas from midnight on 15 March will be required to self-isolate for two weeks...
17 March 2020
With the COVID-19 situation continuing to evolve in NSW, it is important to keep up to date with the latest information and advice. School and route bus services are currently operating as normal, how...
16 March 2020
On Tuesday morning last week Team Unity arrived at the Bosch Head Office, Melbourne to drop off their trade display items in preparation for the opening of the F1 in Schools National Competition 2020....
16 March 2020
In Week 3 this term, Year 9 embarked on The Urban Challenge camp, where we aimed to give them  the ultimate real-world urban experience. In small teams, each with a teacher and an Urban Challenge...
16 March 2020
Seminar Week saw Year 11 embark on their journey of the Higher School Certificate. Students were involved in a range of activities during this time to help encourage, motivate, organise and persevere ...
16 March 2020
Well, six weeks completed of Term 1 and I am slowly feeling like I am not drowning and getting used to how the school functions. I have enjoyed getting to know the PCS community here and looking forwa...
16 March 2020
As we come in to the winter season, and with current concerns about the COVID-19, we would like to keep you informed and seek your assistance in keeping our school community healthy in the coming mont...
16 March 2020
UPDATE: Middle School Boost is now up and running for 2020. We have had a good response from students eager to extend themselves and take on these challenges. It has been particularly exciti...
09 March 2020
Last year many of the Kindergarten students took the time to write letters to our Australian farmers to cheer them up. One of our Kindy students recently received a response! It has been a wonderful e...
09 March 2020
The year has started off with a splash with four swimming carnivals over the past five weeks of Term 1. We have seen some great school spirit, awesome results, and a number of new records across these...
09 March 2020
On Wednesday 4 March Junior School had a Missions Assembly to hear about our trip to Uganda in January and launch our Missions Vision for 2020. Middle School students Jake, Hamish, Elsie and Megan wer...
09 March 2020
Students at PCS once again have the opportunity to take part in the Premier’s Reading Challenge. In 2019 PCS had a record number of students complete the Challenge – over 200! We are aiming to continu...
09 March 2020
We are well into the school year. Hopefully your child/adolescent has started the year well and their attendance has been strong. Attending school consistently is crucial for your child to achiev...
09 March 2020
Did you know that our School is involved in Vegetable Week and The Big Vegie Crunch? It’s a no cost school-based health promotion event that encourages kids to eat more vegetables. Our Junior Sch...
08 March 2020
For our new (or current!) families, did you know we have an online ordering system for our canteen? Flexischools is the fast, convenient and secure way to order and pay for canteen orders from home or...
08 March 2020
Our Early Learning Centre and Junior School will be celebrating the unique qualities of each member of our School for Wear Blue for Autism Day on Wednesday 1 April 2020. This is a Missions fundraiser ...
08 March 2020
On Harmony Day, we celebrate the diversity of the community within which we are a part. We all come from different backgrounds, cultures, ideas and heritage and Harmony Day wishes to promote conversat...
08 March 2020
The Uniform Shop has commenced selling our PCS Branded Swimwear to provide better access for parents to purchase garments, especially during out of school hours. Trading hours during School Terms...
02 March 2020
Year 7 recently returned from their three day camp with Crusaders at Galston in a beautiful bushland setting in Hornsby Shire. The students were challenged before camp to prepare for some activities a...
02 March 2020
Year 8 travelled to Camp Wombaroo in the Southern Highlands region. It was an amazing site that allowed students to connect with creation and with each other. The camp included numerous activities suc...
02 March 2020
What a fabulous start to Year 2! All our students are well and truly in the swing of school and are already achieving some fantastic learning goals! We have welcomed some new students to our grad...
02 March 2020
In Week 3, Year 12 experienced a wonderful mix of activities for their Seminar Week. On Tuesday they met at the Nepean Rowing Club for a day of career goal setting and study seminars. Elevate Educatio...
24 February 2020
Our Year 5 families are invited to join us for a ‘Welcome to Middle School’ Barbeque. This is an informal opportunity to meet with class teachers regarding any questions about Middle School and t...
24 February 2020
Year 1 enjoyed starting their History studies of 'Past and Present Family History' with a History Mystery. Students were given a historical object and in pairs discussed what they thought it was, what...
24 February 2020
Collett Smart, a presenter at PCS Parent Seminars over the last two years, recently posted a very useful article. It is specifically aimed at parents of Year 9 students, but is a valuable read for par...
24 February 2020
On Thursday 5 March at 10.00 am our Junior School and Middle School will be joining hundreds of schools across NSW to break the record for the most students crunching vegetables simultaneously. B...
16 February 2020
We invite families who are NEW to PCS, to our ‘Welcome to PCS Breakfast’ on Wednesday 26 February 2020, from 7.30 am to 8.30 am (in the Café). Students are welcome to attend the breakfast wi...
16 February 2020
We invite our Kindergarten families to come, see and engage in the learning activities that occur in our Kindergarten classes every day. Join us on Friday 6 March 2020, from 2.00 pm to 2.45 ...
16 February 2020
Being the first face most people encounter when they come to the School, I’m sure most of our PCS family would have had an opportunity to meet me; however, you may not know much about me so I’ll share...
16 February 2020
It has been an exciting start to the 2020 school year, especially for our Kindergarten students. Starting school can bring many mixed emotions from excitement, wonder and curiosity to uncertainty for ...
16 February 2020
Did you know that only around 6% of Australian children eat enough vegetables? To help our community do better, our Junior School and Middle School will be taking part in The Big Vegie Crunch (part of...
10 February 2020
Junior School and Middle School families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2020’ on Tuesday 11 February 2020, 7.00 pm - 8.45 pm.We warmly invite all parents of students from Kinde...
10 February 2020
Early Learning families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2020’ on Tuesday 11 February 2020, 7.15 pm - 8.00 pm. We warmly invite all parents of students from Preschool and Pr...
10 February 2020
Our visit to Divine Junior School Uganda was an amazing, successful trip. Our Uganda team was comprised of Richard and Jenny Mahoney, Cait and Hamish Burke, Peta and Elsie Wilson, Belinda and Megan Ga...
10 February 2020
Welcome back to a new year and new opportunities to strive for the highest.  Mr Ollis and I are very excited about all of the great Boost activities that we have planned for the year.  Stay ...
10 February 2020
The summer break is well and truly over and we are back to school, homework, and many of the normal daily routines. Going back to school after weeks of fun and relaxation is never easy, but kids aren’...
10 February 2020
The iCentre runs Scholastic Book Club each term. The children love Book Club and the School benefits from all purchases. Leaflets are distributed through the iCentre and class teachers, and can a...
10 February 2020
It was a big first day for 21 new students in Middle School. We are thankful for our Peer Support Leaders from Years 8, 9, and 10, who took time with our Year 5s and Year 7s to make them feel welcome ...
10 February 2020
What is Crunch&Sip?Crunch&Sip occurs during class when students can refuel on fruit and vegetables, and rehydrate on water. This assists students with physical and mental performance, and...
31 January 2020
A message from our Principal regarding the Novel coronavirus, including links to current information: UPDATE: PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ONGOING UPDATES from the Department of Education Dear Pare...
28 January 2020
The Uniform Shop is open for additional days (by appointment only) at the start of the 2020 school year:Tues 28 January 7.30 am – 11.30 amThursday 30 January 2.00 pm – 6.00 pmSat 1 February 8.00 am – ...
13 December 2019
What a fantastic night at our inaugural Middle School Graduation Dinner! Thank you to all the parents who joined with us on Monday 9 December, 2019 to celebrate the graduation of Year 8 students from ...
08 December 2019
Code Camp has been a raging success on Monday afternoons in the iCentre.The sounds of students playing and enjoying their own computer game creations has been infectious. As such, we are pleased ...
08 December 2019
In 2020, the Science and HSIE faculties are planning a joint learning initiative for students in Year 9 exploring content around ecosystems, biomes and food production. To increase the relevance of th...
08 December 2019
Last week Junior School was visited by Ditto the Lion Cub from Bravehearts. Bravehearts is a Queensland based organisation whose vision statement is ‘to make Australia the safest place in the wor...
08 December 2019
‘Art with Punch’ is an exciting event that showcases Year 11 and Year 12 bodies of work, and was held this year on Thursday 21 November. Students help plan and curate this formal exhibition and are an...
08 December 2019
Please be advised that there will be changes in regards to term dates for 2020. Typically, students have had a free day at the start of Term 2 and Term 4.  From 2020, we will have all staff ...
02 December 2019
On Wednesday 27 November, twenty Year 3 and Year 4 Missions students went to visit Governor Phillip Nursing Home. They performed a dance, sang songs and Christmas Carols, and presented the gospel thro...
02 December 2019
UPDATE: Our Year 10 students raised approximately $1500 from their stalls of items sold for their causes, with the Cancer Project Team raising $850. Well done Year 10, we are so proud of you...
28 November 2019
What an amazing week our F1 in Schools World Finals team have had! Team Ascension performed at a high level across all aspects of the competition. Towards the end of the competition, their car im...
25 November 2019
Our F1 in Schools Team Ascension made it safely to Abu Dhabi, arriving early last Thursday morning. The engineers had worked non-stop over 24 hours preparing the race cars, after a setback earlie...
25 November 2019
On Thursday 14 November, we were very pleased to host renowned speaker, Melinda Tankard Reist, for our final Parent Seminar of 2019. Melinda’s presentation ‘Too Much Too Young: the sexualisation of ch...
25 November 2019
Congratulations to Emily Dal Santo, Penrith Christian School’s first Gold Duke of Edinburgh recipient. The Gold Awardees were presented to the Governor last week at St Stephens Church in Sydney, follo...
25 November 2019
Our Year 10 students have been involved in a Service Learning program for the last few weeks, designed by the Senior Staff to take them on a journey of researching issues in our area that affect young...
25 November 2019
This year, Year 4 have grown in their friendship with God and others. We have had Ps Matt Rau come and visit us regularly throughout the year to encourage us in how to be a good friend. This week his ...
25 November 2019
The following article is recommended to you by Talitha Treasure, our Junior School Counsellor: Self-regulation is something everyone continually works on whether or not we are cognizant of i...
25 November 2019
Last term, Year 10 Science students completed the Validation of Assessment for Learning and Individual Development (VALID) Exam. This is a state-wide exam with over 20,000 students participating. ...
25 November 2019
Last week Dominic Nitsos received the Victor Chang Award for outstanding achievement in Year 11 Science. Dominic is presently studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology at PCS. Coincidently, Dominic’s gr...
18 November 2019
Around 300 Year 10 girls from nine different schools across Western Sydney gathered at St Marys Band Club for Girls Rising 2019. Coordinated by Penrith Christian School, Girls Rising is an exciti...
18 November 2019
What an amazing performance by the young Year 8 students from our F1 in Schools (Development Class) team, UNITY, at the recent NSW State Final. Taking on students in Year 9, they won Best Portfolio an...
18 November 2019
Wow, we can’t believe we are already half-way through our last term of being in Year 3!! Our term started off with a lovely visit from some of our grandparents. We learnt about their life and what it ...
18 November 2019
The ANCQ (Australian National Chemistry Quiz) is truly an international competition with papers translated into seven different languages. The Quiz attracts students throughout Australia and 23 other ...
11 November 2019
Join us for a special concert, featuring performances by PCS Concert Band, PCS Intermediate Band, Middle School Choir, and more. WHEN: Thursday 28 November 2019TIME: 11.30 am - 12.45 pmWHERE...
11 November 2019
On a warm Spring evening there was excitement in the air and lights started to sparkle while the tinkering of strings rang out. Chatter could be heard and mics called out, then the boxes and trays of ...
11 November 2019
Year 2 have enjoyed our Science unit this term called ‘All Mixed Up’. We have predicted, observed and learnt all about creating mixtures. These mixtures could be found in the kitchen, in a scienc...
04 November 2019
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...
03 November 2019
In the first week of Term 4, seven of us (Imogen, Paige, Abbey, Ebony, Ben, Kurt, and I) travelled to Dubbo and Brewarrina for five days, led by Mr Handley and Minna from ImagineNations church for a M...
29 October 2019
Family and friends are invited to our 2019 Presentation Ceremonies, to celebrate the achievements and efforts of all our students. Please join us! JUNIOR SCHOOL - Friday 6 December (12.30 pm...
28 October 2019
The PCS School community is warmly invited to come and meet our new Principal, Tracey Deal. When: Tuesday 12 November 2019 Time: Afternoon Tea between 2.30 pm and 4.00 pm in the Ca...
28 October 2019
Our inaugural Grandparents and Grandfriends Day was a HUGE success. We appreciated the opportunity to honour and celebrate the wonderful connection between the generations – those special relationship...
28 October 2019
It is with delight that I commend to you our very own PCS Bursar, Nathan Sloane, who has been selected as a finalist in the inaugural ‘Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 Awards’, which is Australia’s large...
28 October 2019
On Wednesday 23 October Kindergarten went on their very first excursion to The Sydney Observatory. This was part of our Science unit, Weather and Me. Travelling to the city on the ‘big’ school bu...
28 October 2019
With Christmas soon approaching, it brings me great joy to extend an invitation to Middle School students and families to partner with WestCare in their annual Christmas Appeal. The WestCare Chri...
28 October 2019
In Term 3, our Junior School Boost Drama group worked hard to perform a play called ‘Mum For Sale’ at the Book Day Parade.  Our Boost Drama students practised for weeks, and were very lucky ...
28 October 2019
All our 2019 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 willingness...
21 October 2019
Last week, Junior School were thrilled to welcome Mrs Tracey Deal at our Morning Assembly. The students were so excited and the parents had been invited to come and welcome our new Principal as well.&...
21 October 2019
Last term, Junior School completed our annual fundraiser ‘Coins for Missions’. Many thanks to the generous support of students and families for getting behind this great cause. Children did jobs ...
21 October 2019
Come and enjoy an interactive experience of the creative work of PCS students through Technology, Design, Art, Multimedia, Music and Drama. When: Thursday 31 October 2019Time: 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm (...
21 October 2019
Showcasing the Year 12 Body of Work and introducing the emerging Year 12 Visual Arts class of 2020, you are invited to Penrith Christian School’s ‘Art With Punch’. Date: Thursday 21 November...
21 October 2019
Recently, PCS Middle School students, Isaac Cavanagh (Year 8), David Quinn (Year 7), and Xavier Cavanagh (Year 6), played in the Ice Hockey NSW State Grand Final for under 14s. The three boys have bee...
21 October 2019
I am pleased to write to you about our recent NAPLAN results. This year we have seen some improvement in our NAPLAN averages as a result of some intentional intervention over the last few years. ...
21 October 2019
At the recent Pacific 2019 Conference, in conjunction with the Naval Shipbuilding College, PCS students from our F1 in Schools team, Ascension, met the Minister for Defence, The Hon Melissa Price MP. ...
15 October 2019
Hi PCS Community - I have begun my role as Principal here at the School and I am super excited to join you all! Taking the wheel after the amazing Mr Nevill is a big task, but I am very thankful ...
08 October 2019
You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar, Too Much Too Young: the sexualisation of children and what we can do about it, presented by Melinda Tankard Reist. This parents only event is open to...
08 October 2019
Penrith Christian School uniforms can be purchased from our onsite Uniform Shop. The shop is run by the School’s uniform supplier, Ranier Design Group. NEW TRIAL OPENING HOURS: Terms 1 and 4...
23 September 2019
We are celebrating all our grandparents (and grandfriends) by extending an invitation to visit your grandchildren at PCS on Friday 25 October. You are welcome to join us for any/all of the following:E...
23 September 2019
All students from Penrith Christian School in our Junior School had been busily warming up their vocals and treading the boards as they presented a Musical Variety Show. Our aim was to bring an array ...
23 September 2019
The Annual Year 8 Drama Olympics was held on Monday 16 September. This is the 13th year PCS has run this competition, with all Year 8 students participating. There were a total of 15 teams. After...
23 September 2019
Last Thursday, students from Year 10 who are interested in medical careers, visited the Nepean Clinical School. They listened to cutting edge research from prominent doctors and professors, had a hand...
23 September 2019
Year 5 had a lovely time going down and visiting Prep last week! The Prep class had been working on a unit all about things that go. They showed us their cars which had been kindly made by the DT Depa...
23 September 2019
Emotional awareness and self-regulation is an essential skill in building resilience. It is the ability to identify emotional experiences and to control emotional responses to external events. Em...
16 September 2019
If your child has outgrown last season’s swimwear, or you would like to purchase PCS branded swimwear for the first time, we have a few items in stock available for purchase as follows: Female Sp...
16 September 2019
On Thursday 5 September, a team of nine Year 8 students travelled to Batemans Bay as part of our annual mission trip to serve the local community. The team partnered with Rob and Cheryl Burton (former...
16 September 2019
Thank you to our Junior School students and families who have already supported our annual ‘Coins for Missions’ fundraiser. Your children have been encouraged to do extra jobs at home and br...
12 September 2019
Our inaugural Junior School Music Variety Performance is happening on Wednesday 18 September 2019. Come and enjoy musical performances where Junior School showcase their creative art skills. Ther...
09 September 2019
On Tuesday night 3 September, the café became a cool jazz club with Year 9s Jazzin’ on a Tuesday Concert. Performing to a full house, with mood lighting and snacks and drinks, they entertained the cro...
09 September 2019
Thank you to our Junior School students and families who have already supported our annual ‘Coins for Missions’ fundraiser. Your children have been encouraged to do extra jobs at home and bring in the...
09 September 2019
Well done Junior School on being so amazing at bringing nude fruits and veggies for Crunch and Sip every Wednesday.  Our next goal is to make recess and lunch as waste free as possible. In Y...
09 September 2019
Saturday 31 August saw the culmination of five weeks of creative work by fourteen ambitious students from across Years 4, 5 and 6. Forming two teams, these fourteen students accepted the challenge of ...
02 September 2019
Year 4 students and parents are warmly invited to our Transition to Middle School evening on Tuesday 24 September 2019 (6.00 pm - 7.30 pm in the iCentre). This event provides an opportu...
02 September 2019
Last Tuesday 27 August, we welcomed back Collett Smart to present her seminar for parents; 'Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification: Helping teens navigate Social Media Culture'. Collet...
02 September 2019
We hope our PCS dads enjoyed our ‘drive through’ breakfast (or a leisurely feed with your children in the cafe) on Friday 30 August. A huge thank you to ‘Ash & Sons’ for donating 45 dozen eggs!&nb...
02 September 2019
Last week, our annual Book Week reached its dramatic conclusion with Wednesday’s Book Day. Throughout the week leading up to the event, excitement was building as students completed colouring competit...
02 September 2019
On Wednesday 5 September Junior School held its annual Book Week Day. One of the highlights was the Book Week Parade where our students excelled themselves with patience and delight as they paraded in...
02 September 2019
Thank you for your support for Book Day – especially the late nights sewing and trips to the shops to get the costumes just right. The kids had a lot of fun and we enjoyed celebrating reading and book...
02 September 2019
Thank you Penrith City Council for once again approving our grant application for sponsorship of Girls Rising and Man Made. This grant enables some girls and boys in our Western Sydney community to at...
02 September 2019
Year 2 had a fabulous day at Warragamba Dam last week. It was such a rich and engaging excursion where the children learnt all about our catchment area, and how they can care for water. We got to...
02 September 2019
It’s a busy time of the year for Year 12 students who are in the middle of presenting their major projects for marking. Industrial Technology Timber and Multimedia were marked on Thursday and the...
26 August 2019
Book Week started on Thursday 22 August 2019. This is the best week in the year, culminating in our amazing Book Day this Wednesday 28 August. The Book Fair has arrived and is busily being set up...
26 August 2019
Our Year 7 students have been performing brilliantly in this year’s Word Mania and achieved First Place in the Sydney West Region on the first round of competition, which ran until Friday 16 August.&n...
26 August 2019
Last Friday 16 August, our Commerce Year 9 Class held our annual ‘Running a Business’ day where all students got to take part in running a small stand during lunch time. Everyone was so excited for th...
26 August 2019
David Quinn in Year 7 has won, with his NSW Ice Hockey Team, the Australian Nationals U/13 Championship. David was the top defenceman point scorer at the championships with four goals and more im...
26 August 2019
We are so pleased to announce that the Girls Rising partnership with St Marys Band Club (The Bandy) continues in 2019, with confirmation of our grant application for yet another year. We are...
26 August 2019
Over the past four years I’ve had the pleasure of coaching and mentoring the PCS PSSA Netball Teams. One of my favourite parts of coaching is watching the girls become brilliant little netballers...
21 August 2019
We have an exciting new opportunity for students who are above beginner level. Group Performance Classes will bring together different musicians (on different instruments), at a similar level, in orde...
19 August 2019
You are warmly invited to celebrate the fun of our Book Week activities with teachers and students on Wednesday 28 August 2019. Please click on the links below for Book Day information and programs sp...
19 August 2019
Last Tuesday the Year 11 Physics class went to Penrith iFly to physically experience the laws of motion, perform experiments in a wind tunnel and explore the practical applications of physics principl...
19 August 2019
On Thursday Year 10 travelled to the Sydney Opera House for part of their Australian History course. It was an insightful day as students were given an in-depth tour of the site. Below is a reflection...
19 August 2019
Term 3 has started and the children 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 imp...
12 August 2019
James Mackay graduated from PCS in 2017, and is currently doing an internship with Imagine Nations Church. It was a joy to hear him share at our Staff Devotions last week and see how much he has grown...
12 August 2019
'During the recent school holidays, I took part in Youth Parliament, a program run by YMCA NSW. We represented our local state electorates and were also part of committees - I was in the committee for...
12 August 2019
In the last week of Term 2, Kindergarten celebrated learning with a Teddy Bears Picnic. We welcomed family and friends as children brought in their teddy bears. A special thank you to Mrs Dunn for bri...

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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
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28 February 2021
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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 scho...
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 s...
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 new...
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 bo...
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 about ...
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 th...
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 motivational...
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 Sc...
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 be ...
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! GuitarMonday -...
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 how...
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.&nbs...
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.&nbs...
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 sc...
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 day...
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...