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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...
18 November 2020
Mathematics TeacherCommencing Term 1, 2021 Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for over 800 K...
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...
09 November 2020
Mathematics Teacher(Maternity Leave position)Commencing Term 1, 2021 Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community in its 40th year of providing an exciting and i...
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...
21 October 2020
Early Learning Educators(2 full time permanent + 1 full time maternity leave role)Commencing January 2021 WHO WE ARE:...
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...

Latest News

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...
18 November 2020
Mathematics TeacherCommencing Term 1, 2021 Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community, providing an exciting and innovative learning environment for over 800 K...
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...
09 November 2020
Mathematics Teacher(Maternity Leave position)Commencing Term 1, 2021 Penrith Christian School is a well established and vibrant Christian community in its 40th year of providing an exciting and i...
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...
21 October 2020
Early Learning Educators(2 full time permanent + 1 full time maternity leave role)Commencing January 2021 WHO WE ARE:...
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...