Covenant Christian School (Sydney)

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Covenant Christian School
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Belrose, NSW
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
Type Independent, Co-educational, Christian, Day
Motto All knowledge through Christ.
Established 1978
Principal Bill Rusin
Grades Preschool – Year 12
Enrolment 800

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).


The founders 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 Terrey 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 Corrie Ten Boom

Lewis (Red) Named after C.S. Lewis

White (Yellow) Named after Paul White

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