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Shire Christian School's approach to remote learning

Our school has been working hard to care for students and families during remote learning, while maintaining a high standard of education. Take a closer look at our approach.



Mr David Stonestreet

And thus we end our first two weeks of remote learning. Normally I would be encouraging students and staff in matters of school education, but in lockdown times our parent body have also joined the daily educational team (welcome!), so well done to all of you in working and guiding your children through the learning materials alongside our teachers. Our school now has nine hundred classrooms, and the campus stretches across a hundred or more suburbs, so it has been a broad team effort from all involved.

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COVID-19 School Response

Parents will continue to receive email updates throughout remote learning. A record of all significant communication can be found on the COVID-19 page of our website, including helpful FAQs. 


Remote Learning, Resources Pick up, Refresh and Cyber Safety

Mr Paul Carter

Remote Learning Continues

As announced this week, remote learning is continuing for a further 4 weeks until August 28. We thank all our parents once again for partnering with us during this difficult time.

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A message from the Head of Junior School for parents and students

Paul Carter shared a video message with parents last week.


A message from the Acting Head of Secondary School for parents and students


Music department begins term on a positive note

In such times as these, we seem to look towards our artists, entertainers and musicians to express with sight and sound what we as a collective struggle to put into words. I’ve heard from many students that whilst the past few weeks have presented unique and certain challenges, the simple act of picking up their instrument and playing it has been a much needed source of joy and escape.

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Liveability and sustainability excursion to end Term 2

At the end of last term, Year 10 Geography students travelled to Parramatta as part of the topic that they have been studying called Changing Places. In this topic students have been looking at the concepts of liveability and sustainability.

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Joseph's Coat - Just one of the amazing things at Shire Christian

It already feels like a lifetime ago that Joseph was put on stage. And considering everything that has happened over these past 2 years we are so incredibly thankful to God that amongst it all we were able to successfully produce a major whole school production which culminated in our show week at the end of last term.

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Grieving a part of our past - Year 10 Drama excursion

In the pre-lockdown time of last term our Year 10 Drama students had the privilege of being part of the audience for a 25 year anniversary performance of 'The 7 Stages of Grieving' by the Sydney Theatre Company at the newly refurbished Wharf Theatres.

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Montana places 5th in debut inter-school gymnastics competition

On Friday 4 June, Montana Pantano, Year 8, represented Shire Christian School at CSSA Gymnastics in Rooty Hill, achieving 5th place overall in her first ever inter-school competition. 

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Encouraging one another

Rev Bruce Christian

How can we remain hopeful, positive, and encouraged when so much is happening around us at the moment to push us in the opposite direction?  My go-to starting point is always God’s inspired Word.

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Edstart - an alternative fee payment option

Shire Christian School is pleased to offer an alternative payment option to assist families with managing their school fee payments. 

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Before and After School Care

Shire Christian School partners with Camp Australia to provide an outside school hours care program. The current regulations require learning from home; however, school remains open for families who are unable to supervise their children at home. Camp Australia is also still available for these families.  

To find out more about the program, including hours of operation, fees and how to register please Click Here.


For Prayer and Praise

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” - John 1:14 (ESV)

  • Thank God for Jesus, who is the word become flesh, the only Son from the Father and is full of grace and truth.
  • Thank God for the successes of remote learning and the commitment of parents to working with the school. 
  • Thank God for the dedication of our teachers and support staff in providing a quality Christian education under particularly trying circumstances.
  • Thank God for the maturity and adaptability of our students.
  • Pray for those who are suffering financial hardship, families who have found remote learning difficult and those who are struggling emotionally. 

The latest careers information

UNIVERSITY

UAC’s message to Year 12 students is to keep going with their studies and remember there are many paths to reaching their goals, including getting to university.

Stay up to date with the latest information: NSW Education Standards Authority updates about measures they are taking for Year 11 and 12 students

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UAC Digital

The next few weeks are packed with webinar topics such as Social Sciences and Arts, EAS, Scholarships, Law, Pathways and a replay of our Mental Health session.

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Our Let's Chat series of webinars are also available to view via our YouTube channel.

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