From the Principal

From the Principal

The World Looks Different from a Boat! A few months back we spent a weekend away with friends camping on the Tumut river. For those who aren’t familiar with Tumut, it is a picturesque town that sits in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. The town itself has the...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

The Goldilocks Principle Throughout my years teaching senior students I have often talked to them about "The Goldilocks Principle". I'm sure someone much smarter and wiser than myself thought it up many years ago, but it just popped into my head when I was talking to...

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Now is the Time to Enrol at PCS

Now is the Time to Enrol at PCS

Due to a time of high-level growth, Parkes Christian School has developed a new enrolment application process that will take place throughout May. The school currently has more than 270 students from Kindergarten to Year 12, having grown from around 200 just three...

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A Message from the Primary Coordinator

A Message from the Primary Coordinator

One School Most of my teaching has been in Sydney schools; within these schools a clear distinction was formed between the Infants department and the Primary department or the Primary School and the High School. PCS is one school from Kindergarten to Year 12. One...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Growth and Development! Welcome back to Term 2 PCS! It was great to have the students back with smiling faces ready for a great first week of school. In the midst of a new term we had another eight new students start across primary and high school classes! Make sure...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Happy Easter PCS! I have very distinct memories of Easter as a child. Church services, fish on Good Friday, school holidays and trying to ration easter eggs out to make them last longer than my sister and brothers’ eggs. Egg rationing was a big deal in my household....

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A Message From the High School Coordinator

A Message From the High School Coordinator

Papering over the Cracks! We have recently moved into a house on the road that I loved when I was a kid. This is not something I ever expected to do, or even wanted to do, but it's been a really great experience so far. However, there is an intersection in the...

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From the Primary Coordinator

From the Primary Coordinator

Be on the lookout to learn and improve At PCS, teachers encourage the students every day to learn new skills and improve their application of these skills to become the best versions of themselves. As the saying goes ‘you need to practise what you preach’, I am happy...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Culture is Key! We had a brilliant evening at the High School Expo last Monday, which was easily the biggest crowd we have had at an enrolment event! Part of the challenge for any organisation is maintaining culture through growth periods. As we look to another year...

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High School GRIP Leadership Conference

High School GRIP Leadership Conference

The student representative council (SRC) participated in the 2021 GRIP leadership conference at Dubbo. The day was filled with enthusiastic presenters that challenged and encouraged the students with their leadership skills and endeavours. The message for the...

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