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.
A slight breeze wafted gently across the nearly-dark platform as a solitary teacher tapped on at Unanderra Station just before 5am. Slinging her 13.5kg backpack gently onto a bench, she casually scanned the bridge and carpark for signs of her 13 travelling companions. A flutter of excitement flickered in her chest as she saw the…
The recent Junior Schoool CAPA night was a hit for the school community, and a testament to the time and effort not only of our performers and artists, but the teaching staff as well.
Over the last weekend of the school holidays, 21 students and staff headed into the winter wonderland of Thredbo for two wonderful days of enjoying God’s creation.
As a part of the Plastic Free July movement and the ABC’s continuing War on Waste series, reporters from ABC Me recently visited our school. They wanted to interview our award-winning PlastICS team, recently returned from the International Future Problem Solving championships, and get their take on how students across Australia can do their bit…
If you wander approximately 2,932 km to the northernmost tip of Arnhem Land, you will discover the most delightful indigenous community in Australia.
This morning, our Director of Student Learning Opportunities, Simone Brown, was interviewed on ABC radio Illawarra. She spoke about last week’s first place for our plastICS team in the International Future Problem Solving Championships. Here’s what she had to say.
This week, our plastICS team are in Wisconsin competing in the International Future Problem Solving championships. It’s been a long road to get to this point, and it all began in a school playground in Wollongong.
Future Problem Solvers (FPS) is a student enrichment program begun at Illawarra Christian School in 2015.
Yesterday our school competed in the first round of the NSW Country Secondary Schools Chess Championship, against Warrawong High School. Warrawong students travelled to us to compete in this round.