Maitland Christian School commenced in 1983 as a Kindergarten to Year 6 school and now operates as a double-stream K to 12 school. The school is a ministry of Metford Community Baptist Church and accepts enrolments from all Christian denominations. The school is affiliated with Christian SchoolsAustralia.
Facilities: The school is located in spacious buildings on an attractively landscaped site. It has excellent classroom facilities and specialist areas.
In the primary department there is a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy. The school’s literacy approach incorporates the phonics-based DIPL program. A feature of the primary school is that there is a balance between female and male classroom teachers. The secondary department has all the benefits of being small in size but maintains a wide diversity in its curriculum offerings. For the junior years, students are able to select two elective subjects from a schedule of 10 subjects. For the Higher School Certificate, students are able to select subjects from a schedule of 22 two-unit subjects and three one-unit subjects. In addition, HSC students have the opportunity to undertake Distance Education courses or TVET courses via local TAFE colleges. In all HSC cohorts to date, multiple students have appeared in the Band 6 Distinguished Achievers Lists.
Sport: A variety of team sports and recreational activities is provided for all students. The school participates in interschool competitions with other Christian schools at regional and state level.
Extracurricular activities: Concert band, ministry group, instrumental tuition.
Welfare and personal development: A student council provides student leadership. The school has a strong pastoral care focus with particular attention given to the needs of students. A well-developed behaviour management system provides students with clear guidelines for the development of a harmonious community.
Special features: Maitland Christian School is the only Christian school in the Maitland area that offers a continuity of education from Kindergarten through to Year 12.
|Religion||Non - denominational|
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 12|
|Enrolment||340 Primary, 230 Secondary Students|
02 4933******* 02 4933 7633
02 4934******* 02 4934 1120
|Address||75-81 Chelmsford Drive, Metford 2323|