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PENRITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (PCS)


Established in 1985, Penrith Christian School provides a
comprehensive and distinctly Christian education for a diverse range of
students from Preparatory (Pre-School) to Year 12. The school provides
opportunities for students to develop across the academic, social, physical and
spiritual domains. Special programs are offered for students with special and
remediation needs, as well as gifted and talented students. A dedicated team of
professional staff work collaboratively towards providing a safe and supportive
environment for students, in order that they may attain their potential as
personal learners. The school has a strong connection with “Missions” with
links to both overseas and local organisations providing service opportunities
for students. The school is committed to delivering a 21st-century education,
with programs taking advantage of the latest technologies available to provide
a range of course delivery options, including Senior College trade courses and
extensive HSC subjects.

Facilities: Penrith Christian School is a ministry of ImagineNations
Church and offers panoramic views of the Blue Mountains in a semi-secluded and
relaxed setting on 12.5 hectares near the Northern Road exit of the M4
Motorway. The school offers state-of-the-art air-conditioned facilities
including spacious classrooms and general learning areas, computer labs, music
and recording studio, creative arts and drama studio with kiln and small
theatre, photography darkroom with access to digital media, library, auditorium
with stadium seating up to 1000 people, food technology and hospitality lab,
textiles room, wood and metal technology workshop, trades centre, science labs,
senior study room, canteen, all-purpose hall and fitness centre, sports oval,
basketball and tennis courts, grass and sealed netball courts, Prep–Year 2 play
equipment, Primary shaded assembly area, shaded and grassed recreation areas
within spacious grounds.

Subjects Years 7 and 8: Biblical Studies, Design & Technology,
Drama, English, Geography, History, Human Society & Its Environment,
Languages (Japanese), Learning About Learning, Mathematics, Music, Personal
PD/H/PE, Science, Visual Arts.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Commerce, Design & Technology, Drama,
Food Technology, Industrial Technology (Wood), Information Software Technology,
Language (Japanese), Music, Physical Activities & Sports Studies, Textiles
& Design and Visual Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Ancient & Modern History, Biology,
Business Services (VET), Business Studies, Chemistry, Children’s Services (VET),
Community & Family Studies, Construction (VET), Dance, Design &
Technology, Drama, Economics, English including Ext 1 and Ext 2, Entertainment
Industry (VET), Geography, Hospitality Operations (VET), Industrial Technology
(Multi Media), Information Technology (VET), Network Management, Legal Studies,
Mathematics including Ext 1 and Ext 2, Music, PD/H/PE, Physics, Photography,
Society & Culture, Textiles Technology and Visual Arts.

Sport: Penrith Christian School is passionate about sport and values
the benefit it brings to the general wellbeing of students. The school
endeavours to provide a rich and varied sports program in conjunction with the
structured skill development program offered through Personal Development,
Health and Physical Education. Cross-country, swimming and athletics carnivals
provide opportunities to participate at local, zone and state levels.

Extracurricular activities: Band, Before-and-After-School Care
including Vacation Care, camps, chess, choir, community service, debating, dance
eisteddfod, drama, mission trips, photography, technology, tuition including
English, mathematics and science.

Welfare and personal development: Penrith Christian School is
committed to student welfare, the building of a strong community, and to developing
strong Christian character in students. Programs include Life Skills (Prep to
Year 10), Daily Pastoral Care and Devotion (Years 7 to 12) and Weekly Chapel
(Prep to Year 12). There is also a school counsellor, careers adviser and
special needs teachers. The school maintains a strong emphasis on growth of the
whole person in spirit, soul and body.

Religion Christian
Type
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 1 - Year 12
Enrolment 700 students
Fees: Less than 4k
school fees are all inclusive of text books, camps, excursions etc prep $48 per day and k $4920; year 12 $5460. discounts available on k-12 tuition fees for siblings concurrently enrolled; 30 per cent second child, 50 per cent third child, fourth and subsequent children free.
Phone
02 4736******* 02 4736 4044
Fax
02 4736******* 02 4736 6388
Address 1 Simeon Road, Orchard Hills 2748PO Box 66, Kingswood 2747
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