Grandparents Day & Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Grandparents of our PCS Community are invited and welcome to join us for a special morning on campus, including:

  • K-6 Open Classrooms
  • School Tours (optional)
  • BYO Morning Tea Picnic & Cake Stall (optional)

PCS Student Representative Council will host a cake stall under the COLA from 11am, as part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea to raise funds for cancer research. All items are $2. Please bring in gold coins on the day for cake stall purchases.

  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Penrith Christian School




K-6 Colour Run Fundraiser

K-6 Colour Run Fundraiser promises to be an amazing day filled with colour, fun and laughter for our Primary School. The aim of this event is to raise $60,000 in funds for our new K-2 play space, which will provide more opportunities for discovery through play. 

Further information for families has been sent home with students.

  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Penrith Christian School




PCS Twilight Tour

Discover the PCS difference at Western Sydney's only Toddler to Year 12 School, during our Twilight Tour on Tuesday 20 June, from 5:00pm — 6:30pm.

Offering a seamless learning experience, nurturing educators, ideal class sizes and modern facilities in a large and spacious campus, see why more families are choosing PCS as the best private school in Penrith for their child to grow, learn and thrive.

Exciting things families looking for a new Penrith school can look forward to at the PCS Twilight Tour:

  • A personalised tour of our Classrooms—choose from Early Learning Centre, Primary School or Secondary School; or a combination of these.
  • Meet our Principal and friendly team of educators
  • Discover our wide range of co-curricular offerings like STEM, Sports, Music, Creative & Performing Arts, Technology and more
  • Explore our iCentre and Campus spaces
  • Enjoy nibbles and opportunities for Q&As with our helpful staff
  • Special offers only available at the Twilight Tour

Come along with your family to experience why PCS is popularly known as the most nurturing, independent private school in Penrith.


  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Penrith Christian School




"Be the Light – become a Faith Informed Family", with Karl Faase

“Be the light – in western countries like Australia, it can feel like our faith is under attack and the future of the church in doubt. How do we respond to these changes? How do we parent in this culture and what are positive steps we can take?"

Supporting Faith informed Families.

Join us at this public event, hosted by PCS, as Karl Faase helps us navigate through these challenging times.

Karl Faase is a well-known Australian Christian communicator and CEO of Olive Tree Media. Karl is widely known as the presenter of Daily Nudge, heard on Australian and international radio. He is also the Board Chair for Samaritans Purse and BGEA Australia.

In demand across Australia as a speaker, with a special interest in encouragement & motivation and communicating to those exploring faith, Karl is passionate about reclaiming the Christian Gospel as word, as well as deed.

  • Gold coin donation at the door
  • Doors open 6:15pm
  • Open to the public
  • Parents room available

REGISTER HERE: https://www.trybooking.com/CIJTN

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • PCS Auditorium




P&F Committee Meeting 5 June, 2023

We warmly encourage parents of our school community to be actively involved in the life of Penrith Christian School. We are blessed to have a dedicated and enthusiastic group of parents and carers who volunteer their time as a P&F Committee.

Any parent, carer, grandparent or friend of PCS is welcome to attend.

Entry is via School Reception.

Learn more about P&F and upcoming 2023 dates

  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • School Café, PCS




K-12 School Photo Day

Our School Photos are scheduled for:

  • Mon 5 June: K-12 School Photo Day
  • Tue 13 June: K-12 School Photo Catch Up Day

Parents / caregivers will need to purchase their photos online. To view packages and book your child(ren)'s photos, click hereand use our PCS code (see e-PhoCuS or flyer sent home for code).

  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Penrith Christian School




Open Day 2023


We're excited to welcome families to come and experience all that PCS has to offer at our Open Day. Join us with your family on Tuesday 14 March from 9am - 11am* for:

  • Early Learning, Primary and Secondary Classroom Tours
  • Experiencing our co-curricular offerings of STEM (including F1 & Robotics), Sports, Music, Creative & Performing Arts, Technology and more
  • Exploring our modern facilities and playgrounds
  • Interactive, fun experiences across our Campus
  • ︎ Free morning tea
  • ︎ Chats with our friendly, nurturing educators

* Two session times available—9am to 10am, and 10am to 11am—simply register your details and attend the session that suits your family.

REGISTRATIONS ESSENTIAL: http://pcs.nsw.edu.au/openday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM




PCS Launch 2023

PCS Launch 2023 is your opportunity to meet one-to-one with your child's Teacher or Mentor in our Parent Partnership Meetings, and share with them about your child—how they best thrive and how we can partner with your family for a great year at PCS.

A number of specialised sessions and seminars on the day are designed to support and set your family up for success, while our delicious and freshly catered Community & Fundraiser Dinner is an opportunity to gather with other incredible PCS families and our Senior Leadership Team. Along with an ice cream and coffee truck, lawn games and a special 2023 Time Capsule, it's a not-to-miss event!


  • 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • PCS, see program for session venues




From the Sandpit to Adulthood: Helping Today’s Children to Thrive

Mark your diaries for the parenting seminar you won’t want to miss.

As a sought-after speaker and one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators, Maggie Dent is well-regarded for her inspirational approach to raising resilient children, from early years right through to adolescence.

In a community seminar open to the public, Maggie Dent will equip you with practical keys to raise happy, healthy, strong and kind children of all ages—from the sandpit to adulthood.

This is for everyone: parents, grandparents, carers, educators and the community at large. Register your spot, invite some families you know would love this too, and come join us for this special community event that you won’t want to miss.

6pm on Wednesday 9 November
Auditorium, Penrith Christian School
Gold coin donation at the door

Save your seat(s) here http://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/950916

  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Auditorium




Parents & Friends Committee Meeting: 19 October 2022

Our Parents & Friends Committee meet once a term to discuss, plan and achieve many positive outcomes for the school throughout the year. Anyone in our PCS community is welcome to attend. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday 19 October at 5.30pm in the School Café (enter via Reception) and via video link (Microsoft Teams) for those who cannot attend in-person. Please keep an eye out for the Event video link in our upcoming e-PhoCuS newsletter, or email parentsandfriends@pcs.nsw.edu.au for enquiries.

  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Café (enter via Reception)