Open Day 2017
We welcome all perspective students, families and community members to attend our annual Open Day. This year our Open Day will be held on 18 May 2017 at 8:45am-10am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. Each session will include an introduction from our Principal, Mr Darren Cox, College tours lead by staff and student leaders, promotional packs and Canapes prepared by Food Technology and Hospitality Students. All are welcome. For more information, please contact us on 02 4007 5000.
Junior School is a dynamic, exciting and inspiring place to learn and grow. We believe in laying a strong foundation for the students educational journey. Each child is known well, loved well and taught well. We strive to develop skilled and confident students who enjoy learning, care about others and increasingly take responsibility for their own actions.
Experiencing the fullness of Life - Middle School engages students from Year 5 to Year 8 in relevant, purposeful and innovative learning opportunities. Supportive pastoral relationships underpin rich experiences where students apply a range of thinking skills in a variety of contexts. Recognisably inclusive, Middle School provides for individual differences and embraces the unique opportunities that early adolescence provides. John 10:10 ... I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
The Senior School years (9-12) are packed full of opportunities. During these final years of formal schooling, students are developing a platform for their future. The Senior School Pastoral Care Team is dedicated to the emotional, social, academic, spiritual and creative development of each student. As students progress through the senior years many of their teachers naturally take on the role of a mentor and facilitator, and spur students on to their best.
Dynamic Alternative Learning Environment
The D.A.L.E in D.A.L.E Christian School refers to the provision of a Dynamic Alternative Learning Environment. This alternative environment is focussed on students with diagnosed emotional / social / relational disabilities, and pregnant teenagers / teenage mothers. They are the students who struggle to fit into mainstream schooling environments. We trust you enjoy reading about it on the rest of the website.
St Philips Christian College Cessnock is a Leading Light in Australian Education
St Philip's was also chosen as one of twelve schools across the entire spectrum of Government, Catholic and Independent Schools to present at the 2016 Education Symposium: Future Reform Directions for NSW event in Sydney in the last week of October. The invitation to this event is a recognition of our outstanding results in NAPLAN with increases in literacy, reading and spelling. In opening the Symposium, NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli welcomed attendees by saying:... more