Christ First is our first Core Value and it flows through everything that is taught and done at St Philip's Christian College, Gosford. Staff are keen to encourage students in their Christian life. There is a desire to help each student understand more about the Bible and how to relate it to the student's circumstances during Christian life classes. The aim being to help each student in their own personal relationship with God.
Our College emblem depicts five loaves and two fish super-imposed over a cross. This insignia symbolises the value of every child (taken from the account of the young boy who have five loaves of bread and two fish with which Jesus fed 5000 people). All parts of the emblem are symbolic of a sacrifice for the well-being of others. Most important of all, the cross stands as a monument of the atonement won for us by Christ at Calvary and the power of the risen Lord for our everyday lives.
Chapels are held for each of the sub schools in an aim to have a service that is relative to all age groups. It provides an opportunity for students to express their own understanding of God to their fellow students. Students are encouraged to be involved in the Chapel services through worship, drama and sharing testimonies of their experience of God.
"For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures."
1 Corinthians 15:3