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CAFS Students Become Parents!

CAFS Students Become Parents!

For the first time our class of eight Community and Family Studies students have had the opportunity to look after some "real" babies. PCS adopted four electronic babies that cried, needed feeding, burping, changing and love for a week and left them in the hands of...

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Travel Expo with Year 8

Travel Expo with Year 8

This year saw the return of the Parkes Christian Schools Travel Expo, except with a twist. Year 8 students were asked to create a website that advertised a location from around the globe, delving into how our world is interconnected. Students were placed in groups and...

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Stage 5 English Standard Assessment

Stage 5 English Standard Assessment

Stage 5 English Standard has been exploring a close study of the military novella, "Hell Island" by Matthew Reilly. We have looked at the way in which Reilly creates explosive action through language techniques as well as investigating the various aspects of military...

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Major Works – Visual Arts

Major Works – Visual Arts

Cassidy is developing ideas in the expressive form of photomedia under the title of the “Seven Deadly Sins”. Cassidy will produce a series of seven photographs of models in makeup to represent these seven areas. Cassidy has invested time in researching and developing...

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Major Works – Design and Technology

Major Works – Design and Technology

Laura has a clear vision to create a piece of furniture to cater for the teen and young adult living in the tech age. This bed side table will be equipped to charge devices, transform into a multimedia projector and lap table, have bluetooth connectivity and contain...

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Advanced English – Year 9/10

Advanced English – Year 9/10

The Year 9/10 Advanced English class were asked to write a letter to Baz Lurhman to convince him to make The Alchemist a novel they have been studying into a film. Below are two excerpts from two very different perspectives. The Alchemist has been a life-changing read...

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A Message From the High School Coordinator

A Message From the High School Coordinator

Return to Normal? As Coronavirus restrictions ease, schools are gradually returning to normal (whatever normal looks like!) At PCS we feel quietly confident that Term 3 will be full of school events, the likes of which have been cancelled or postponed since...

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Agriculture with Years 9/10

Agriculture with Years 9/10

Our Agriculture students have been learning about growing vegetables and maintaining vegetable gardens this term. We began by planting some seeds at home and watering them regularly. When we returned to school we began preparing our garden beds for some new plants....

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NSW Youth Advisory Council by Sophie Field

NSW Youth Advisory Council by Sophie Field

The NSW Youth Advisory Council works with young people aged between 12 to 24 years residing in NSW. The Council aims to advocate positive, relevant change in NSW and the wider states that young people are passionate about, and meets between 6 to 8 times a year. The...

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