On November 28, an intrepid band of ICS scientists braved torrential rain and wind to trek to the University of Wollongong for the 2018 Science Fair. Their efforts were amply rewarded!
As a faith-based community, Illawarra Christian School provides a distinct alternative educational choice to parents in the Illawarra. With 650 students aged from 3–18, we have an outstanding academic record, producing results above national standards. Our school is well known in our region for providing a nurturing and caring environment for our staff, students and parents.
School-based traineeships are a great way for students to combine paid work, training and their time at school—at the same time as gaining an industry-recognised national qualification and credit towards the HSC. Sound too good to be true? It’s exactly what Jessica Turney (ICS ’18) has just accomplished. Here’s how she went about it.
Earlier this term, our intrepid Year 5 performers undertook one of the greatest theatrical challenges there is—Shakespeare! In a number of performances spread across a week, they wowed their audiences, including other students and their very proud families. Three of our performers have here reflected on the experience.
Stalwart teacher of the Maths department, Mr Allan Shannon, recently added a few extra letters after his name!
The Christian life is meant to point to and glorify our Lord and Saviour, so an effective Christian school is not satisfied with mediocrity, laziness or poor standards.
On Friday the 2nd of November our two Stage 5 Commerce classes operated Food Stalls as part of their ‘Running a Business’ unit.
On Thursday 1 November, Music and Drama students nervously gathered, ready to perform at the Stage 5 Creative Arts Evening.
The Future Problem Solving Program is one that Illawarra Christian School has embraced over the past four years. FPS is an international educational program for students of all ages, focusing on the development of critical, creative and futuristic thinking skills.
On Tuesday our Prep, Kindy and Stage 1 students had a visit from Fairy Sniffles!