This school is situated in a pleasant bushland setting in the lower Blue Mountains and has modern brick buildings designed for comfort and good, natural lighting. Founded in 1976, the school is associated with the Christian Education National movement (formerly known as Christian Parent-Controlled Schools) and caters for students from pre-kindergarten through to Year 12. A Preschool program (Pioneers) was introduced in 2008. Students at all levels are encouraged to excel in their areas of interest and ability, and the school has enjoyed excellent results in academic, sporting, debating, musical, and artistic areas.
Facilities: Music room incorporating a keyboard, laboratory and computer facilities, science laboratories, food technology laboratory, textiles, industrial arts workshop (wood and metal), technical drawing room incorporating computer-aided design facilities, computer laboratory equipped with networked Apple Macintosh computers, fully equipped art block including pottery facilities and a photography darkroom, student access to CD-ROM technology and computer cataloguing in the library. The school takes full advantage of its large bushland property, which encompasses an oval, cricket nets, and basketball, netball, volleyball and tennis courts.
Electives: The school’s educational philosophy is oriented towards teaching all subjects from a Christian perspective. At HSC level, a wide range of courses is offered and the final list is chosen on the basis of student demand. Options include Mathematics (up to 4 Unit), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Legal Studies, Society and Culture, Business Studies, Food Technology, Ancient and Modern History, Geography, General Studies, Engineering Science, Textiles & Design, Computing Studies, Industrial Technology, and Spanish and Italian for Beginners.
Sport: Students participate in interschool sport competitions and swimming and cross-country carnivals. Squash, tennis, golf, bushwalking and aerobics are offered as recreational sports.
Extracurricular activities: Choir, band, debating, Mock Trial, chess and computer clubs, an annual school musical, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
Welfare and personal development: The emphasis is on community and pastoral care, as well as academic and sporting opportunities, and each child’s development and adjustment within this community is carefully monitored. A committee system governs the school. This committee comprises a board of directors and a number of parent-run sub-committees assisting with policy formation, education issues, property and financial management, and voluntary support.
|Religion||Non - denominational|
|Years||Year 1 - Year 12|
|Enrolment||approximately 660 students (kindergarten to year 12).|
02 4753******* 02 4753 6422
fax 02 ******* fax 02 4753 6082
|Address||133 rickard road, warrimoo 2774|