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COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL


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Covenant Christian School was founded by, and for, Christian parents in 1978. Set in an attractive and peaceful setting, Covenant offers a Bible-based and academically challenging environment. The school has a diverse multicultural population from Preschool to Year 12. With 850 students, the school enjoys the benefits of large school facilities yet with a small school sense of strong community. A minimum of 85 per cent of families are active Christians. The school community represents 120 churches.

Facilities: Two libraries; wireless network of laptops and iPads; Science labs; specialist rooms for Art, Music and Technology subjects; Food Technology; Hospitality; fully-equipped commercial kitchens. Multi-purpose hall with a fully sprung floor for gymnastics, performance space and Dance Academy, before- and afterschool care, fully equipped staging, sound and lighting, an equipped drama room, playing fields and multi-purpose playing courts.

Electives: Covenant offers students an extensive and changing range of choices including many extension courses. Electives include English (Standard, Advanced, Extensions 1 and 2), Mathematics (General, Extensions 1 and 2), Modern History, Ancient History, Industrial Tech, Music, PD/Health/PE, Chemistry, Economics, Visual Arts, Physics, Business Studies, Biology, Design & Technology (Textiles), Design & Technology (Wood), German Beginners and Continuers, French, Software Design and Development, Information Processing, Drama, Legal Studies, Exploring Early Childhood, Hospitality (VET). A number of subjects may be taken through The Open High School and distance education. TAFE delivered VET courses are also available.

Sport: To assist parents, all compulsory sport is timetabled in normal school hours. Sports include soccer, basketball, netball, baseball, cricket, rugby and indoor versions of some of these sports. Students have the opportunity to compete for the school at various levels. Elective sports may include fencing, tennis, surfing, gymnastics, aerobics, dance, windsurfing and indoor rock climbing.

Extracurricular activities: Bands, chess, choirs, drama productions, debating, public speaking competitions, music, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, music productions, science enrichment.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support, Student Representative Council, pastoral care, life studies course, work experience, careers guidance, community service. Uniform is compulsory. Discipline is mainly through positive reinforcement and detention, though in exceptional cases suspension may be employed.

Special features: A challenging extension and enrichment program for gifted and talented students is provided and the Education Support department provides support for those with some learning difficulties.

Enrolment: 850 students.

Annual fees: $3990-$5985 (Transition) $6200 to $9950 (K-12). There are generous family discounts.

Principal: Mr Bill Rusin.

212 Forest Way, Belrose 2085.

9450 2688, fax 9450 2829.

Email: admin@covenant.nsw.edu.au

www.covenant.nsw.edu.a

Religion Christian
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls
Years Year 1 - Year 12
Enrolment 800 students
Fees: Less than 4k
transition $3,550 to $5,325, k to 12 $6,000 to $8,980. there are generous family discounts
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