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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! From Term 2, we will be offering a new way to get your book fix: Drive-thru Library! (Would you like a bookmark with ...
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...
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...

Latest News

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! From Term 2, we will be offering a new way to get your book fix: Drive-thru Library! (Would you like a bookmark with ...
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...
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...