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Book Day 2019: Reading Is My Superpower

Book Day 2019: Reading Is My Superpower

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 specific to Early Childhood, Junior School and Middle School:

 

Click here for EARLY CHILDHOOD (THURSDAY/FRIDAY STUDENTS) Book Day information and program (Friday 23 August)

Click here for EARLY CHILDHOOD (MONDAY-WEDNESDAY) Book Day information and program

Click here for JUNIOR SCHOOL Book Dayinformation and program

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Father's Day Stalls 2019

Father's Day Stalls 2019

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. If your child would like to purchase a Father’s Day gift, please send in $5.00 ON THE DAY OF THE STALL with each Preschool to Year 6 child.

 

KINDERGARTEN TO YEAR 6Friday 30 August 2019 (from 9.00 am )in the Canteen COLA

EARLY CHILDHOODWednesday 28 AND Friday 30 August 2019in the Early Childhood Centre

 

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Father’s Day Breakfast 2019

Father’s Day Breakfast 2019

ATTENTION DADS!! Bring your kids to school between 7.30 am and 8.30 am on Friday 30 August, and grab Father's Day Breakfast TO GO!

 

Grab a FREE EGG AND BACON ROLL, or EGG AND SAUSAGE ROLL, and a bottle of water when you drive through Express Drop Off. Those who walk their kids to the front gates will also receive a FREE BREAKFAST and are welcome to hang around for a coffee in the Cafe.

 

Teacher supervision will be available from 7.30 am for those who need to come early.

HSC Performance Night - Concert 2

HSC Performance Night - Concert 2

Parents, family, friends and elective Music and Drama students interested in higher level performance are invited to our second HSC Performance Night for 2019.

 

This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents of our Year 12 Music students as they perform two of their HSC pieces in a high level performance evening setting. Our Year 12 Drama class will also be performing a piece at the beginning of the evening.

 

When:                  Thursday 15 August 2019

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Parent Seminar: Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification

Parent Seminar: Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification

You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar: 'Selfies, Self-worth and Self-objectification: Helping teens navigate Social Media Culture' presented by Collett Smart.

 

Tuesday 27 August 2019

7.00 pm

$5 entry

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Open Day 2019 Overview

Open Day 2019 Overview

What a fantastic Open Day! We would like to extend a huge thank you to all the students, staff and parents who worked hard to provide a wonderful experience for all our guests. Many visitors commented on the friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and what a lovely community PCS is. 

 

Our Student Tour Guides did an amazing job, answering questions and showcasing the School from a student's perspective. This impressed many of our guests, as it was obvious their responses were genuine and a reflection of our School's environment.

 

Thank you to all our performers: the Student Showcase was once again a wonderful example of the breadth of talent across our whole school. Below is a selection of photos from the day!

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (PYMWYMI) 2019

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (PYMWYMI) 2019

Get ready! Our annual PCS missions fundraising event is on Tuesday 2 July 2019. This fundraiser features talented PCS students from Kindergarten to Year 12, and raises much needed funds towards various Bali projects, enabling some children to receive the basic necessities like attending school and receiving food daily.

 

Since the inception of this event in 2012, we have raised close to $21,000 towards Bali Projects.

 

Thank you for the continuous support we receive from our community and we look forward to seeing you all there as we enjoy an array of items from our talented students and raise funds for Bali Projects.

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HSC Performance Night

HSC Performance Night

Parents, family, friends and Elective Music students, interested in higher level performance, are invited to our HSC Performance Night. 

 

This event is an opportunity to showcase the talents of our Year 12 Music students as they perform two of their HSC pieces.

 

When:                  Thursday 13 June 2019

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PARENT SEMINAR: Power of Parenting - Disarming Bullying

PARENT SEMINAR: Power of Parenting - Disarming Bullying

You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar, 'Power of Parenting: Disarming Bullying', presented by Brett Murray (Make Bullying History). We are delighted to welcome back Brett Murray to present on the topic of Bullying. Brett’s passionate and highly informed presentation is a MUST for all parents and we encourage you to make this seminar a priority to attend.

 

Tuesday 4 June 2019

7.00 pm

$5 entry

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Mother’s Day Stalls 2019

Mother’s Day Stalls 2019

Our Mother’s Day Stalls are an opportunity for PCS to bless our school community and for students to choose a special gift for their mums. If your child would like to purchase a Mother’s Day gift, please send in $5.00 on the day of the Stall with each Preschool to Year 6 child. We ask that students bring a carry bag so they can buy their Mother’s Day present at the Stall and then take their chosen gift home.

 

KINDERGARTEN TO YEAR 6

Friday 10 May 2019 from 9.00 am

Our traditional Mother’s Day Stall for Kindergarten to Year 6 students

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Open Day 2019

Open Day 2019

Join us on 19 June 2019 for our annual OPEN DAY! We invite friends, family and anyone who would like to see what Penrith Christian School is all about, to come along.

 

Activities include:

Student Showcase at 10.00 am

Tours from 11.30 am

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Mother’s Day 2019: Tea-riffic High Tea

Mother’s Day 2019: Tea-riffic High Tea

This event is now BOOKED OUT! Although there are no tickets left at this stage, you can add yourself to the waiting list by clicking on the ticket link: https://www.trybooking.com/BBIPQ

For those who do have a ticket, if your circumstances change prior to the event, and you are no longer able to attend, please contact School Reception on 4737 4300, as there are already people on the waiting list who will be happy to take your place!

 

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As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums on Mother’s Day, we invite you to our Tea-riffic High Tea at 1.30 pm on Friday 10 May, 2019. There will be beautiful food, as well as student performances and other special activities designed to spoil our mums!

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Meet The Teacher: Early Childhood families

Meet The Teacher: Early Childhood families

Early Childhood families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2019’ on Tuesday 12 February 2019 (7.15 pm - 8.00 pm).

 

We warmly invite all parents of students from Preschool and Prep to come along and meet your child’s teacher/s for the year. This will be an informal evening where we will cover some basic reminders, expectations and questions followed by an opportunity to chat with the teachers and fellow parents.

 

NOTE: Enter at the Early Childhood gates at the bottom of the carpark.

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Meet The Teacher - Junior and Middle School families

Meet The Teacher - Junior and Middle School families

Junior School and Middle School families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2019’ on Tuesday 12 February 2019 (7.00 pm - 8.45 pm). 

 

We warmly invite all parents of students from Kindergarten to Year 8 to come along and meet your child’s teacher/s for the year. You will learn about class themes, culture, special events, daily schedules and learning expectations.

 

INTRODUCTION: 7.00 pm - 7.15 pmThe Introduction session will provide important information for all Junior and Middle School families.

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Girls Rising and Men of Honour 2018

Girls Rising and Men of Honour 2018

On Thursday 15 November, over 400 Year 10 students and teachers from public and private schools, got together to hear some great messages from speakers, empowering them to be the best they can be and make wise choices. 

 

Our first key speaker at Girls Rising was Melinda Tankard-Reist, an advocate for women and girls, who spoke about the harms of media messages, objectification, mental health issues, the importance of respect-based relationships, to name a few.

 

Next, a favourite of the girls, World Champion and Olympian Jessica Fox, spoke about her journey as a competitor whilst sitting her HSC and setting her goals. She also encouraged the girls to be resilient and determined when failures and setbacks occur.

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Parent Thank You Morning Tea 2018

Parent Thank You Morning Tea 2018

All our 2018 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 to work as part of our team.

DATE: Friday 23 November 2018TIME: 10.50 am – 11.30 am

 

If you are able, please also join us for Junior School Chapel in the Auditorium at 10.10 am

 

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Technology and Creative Arts Showcase 2018

Technology and Creative Arts Showcase 2018

All students, staff and families in the Penrith Christian School community are welcome to join us on Thursday 15 November (6 pm - 8 pm) for our annual Technology and Creative Arts Showcase.

 

This event is an interactive experience of the creative work of PCS students through technology, design, art, multimedia, music and drama. Food is available for purchase. So come along and enjoy a fantastic display of talent, skill and creativity!

 

No need to RSVP or book.

PARENT SEMINAR: Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap

PARENT SEMINAR: Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 (7.00 pm): Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap, presented by Mark McCrindle.

 

This night for parents only is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community. CLICK HERE TO BOOK

 

ABOUT THE SEMINAR:

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Father's Day Breakfast 2018

Father's Day Breakfast 2018

DADS!! Bring your kids to school on Friday 31 August 2018, between 7.30 am and 8.30 am, and grab some Father’s Day breakfast to go!

 

Grab a FREE EGG & BACON ROLL and a bottle of water when you drive through Express Drop Off.

 

Those who walk their kids to the front gates will also receive an Egg & Bacon Roll and are welcome to hang around for a coffee in the Cafe.

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Resilient Families Online: a seminar for parents - 13 August 2018

Resilient Families Online: a seminar for parents - 13 August 2018

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Monday 13 August 2018, titled RESILIENT FAMILIES ONLINE: embracing the positive aspects of technology while minimising the risks, presented by Collett Smart

 

This night, for parents only, is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community.

 

WHEN: Monday 13 August 2018

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