On the second last day of the school year, our secondary students participated in our annual Service Day. It’s a day full of opportunities to help both the school community, and the wider Wollongong community. Here’s a glimpse of some of what our students were up to on the day.
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.
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.
On Tuesday 23rd October, Illawarra Christian School was privileged to have five engineers meet with interested students from Years 9-11 to share their experiences and passions from their particular fields of engineering.
It’s been a big week here at ICS as we farewell our class of 2018. Their final day was a mix of formal and informal celebrations, and a chance for everyone in the school to say goodbye.
We are delighted to congratulate four students from our Textiles Technology classes, as well as their teacher, Mrs Shelley Whitelock, on their superb results in a national fashion design competition.
In the last week of August, our Principal, Mr Lainson, and our Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Wade, took on a courageous challenge—spending the day as an ICS student!
Last week’s STEM camp for our Year 7 students certainly ticked all their boxes!
For camp week 2018, 47 Year 10 students, accompanied by Mrs Story, Mrs Ellis, Mrs Greaves, Mr Meers and Mr Parsons, headed up north of Sydney to undertake a pleasant hike along the Great North Walk from Mt Kuring-Gai to Berowra.