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.
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.
An effective Christian education should prepare each child to meet the challenges of the world, on top of enriching them through academics. Learning is not just about the acquisition of facts and the development of a narrow set of skills; knowledge needs to be applied to real-world situations with an understanding of how biblical truth…
In our modern society many things will influence your child—social media, their peers, teachers and parents, to name just a few. A child’s parents and their teachers are two of the most significant influences in a child’s life and development.
An effective Christian school will provide an environment and climate that enables learning and growth.
At its heart, education is an exploration of the world God has made. An effective Christian school will encourage and enable students to explore and understand that world deeply, in all its diversity. The school will study the same disciplines of knowledge and skills as other schools—but it will also explore the nuances of what it…
Those who have been part of Illawarra Christian School for a while now will have heard me speak about a biblical worldview, and how nothing in education is neutral.
As Christians we understand that all people are made in the image of God and gifted by God for the common good.
The Christian school is a unique community. There is common purpose and interdependence, but a Christian school has a particular identity which is distinct from a church, a family, or a business. In the Christian school context, the common purpose is to educate children from the perspective of the gospel story of the world. Christian…
Let’s face it, life can be busy. Doesn’t it feel like we rush from one moment to the next?