Covenant Christian School (Sydney)

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Covenant Christian School Sydney
Location
Belrose, NSW, Australia
Coordinates 33°42′48.85″S 151°12′54.52″E / 33.7135694°S 151.2151444°E / -33.7135694; 151.2151444Coordinates: 33°42′48.85″S 151°12′54.52″E / 33.7135694°S 151.2151444°E / -33.7135694; 151.2151444
Information
Type Independent, Co-educational, Christian, Day
Motto All knowledge through Christ.
Established 1978
Principal Bill Rusin
Grades Preschool – Year 12
Enrolment 800
Website

Covenant Christian School is an independent co-educational, non-denominational, Christian day school located in Belrose on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The school caters for 800 students from Preschool (3 & 4 year old) to Year 12 Higher School Certificate. Established in 1978 the school is a member of Christian Education National (formerly Christian Parents Controlled Schools). The school is also a member of the Christian Schools Sporting Association (CSSA) and the Combined Independent Schools (CIS).

History[edit]

The pioneers of Covenant Christian School wanted an education for their children which was clearly and explicitly Christian in perspective.

  • 1965 group of Christians began to discuss starting a Christian School
  • 1966 land bought at Ingleside for the purpose of establishing a school
  • 1970-73 various development applications refused by council
  • 1975 applied to Council to start in a demountable building
  • 1977 decision to start in a church hall while continuing to look for suitable location
  • May 1978 classes started at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Terrey Hills, with one teacher and 19 children from Kindergarten to Year 5
  • Sept 1978 purchased 212 Forest Way
  • 1979 Primary in Cottage at Forest Way and Infants in Church hall at Terry Hills
  • 1980 K-7 school all operating at Forest Way
  • 1983 first Year 10 School Certificates
  • 1986 first Year 12 HSC
  • 2007 first transition (preschool)

House teams[edit]

Aylward (Blue) Named after Gladys Aylward

Tenboom (Green) Named after Corey Tenboom

Lewis (Red) Named after C.S. Lewis

White (Yellow) Named after Paul White

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