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William Carey Christian School

Bumbera Street

Prestons NSW2170

Tel: 02 96082277


Website: www.wccs.nsw.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Coed

Religious Affiliation: Christian

Special Needs: Also caters to General Disabilities

Early Learning: Yes

Learning Extension: YesTrade School: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

William Carey School

William Carey Christian School caters to students from Prep to Year 12 and is committed the delivery of an excellent affordable Christian education. William Carey Christian School has 25 years experience in nurturing and training children. We know that each child is unique and precious in God’s sight. We also know that children develop at different rates and we seek to meet their independent needs in an exciting and stimulating learning environment. We strive to be a community that: • Has the gospel at its heart• Cares and supports each other• Energetically focuses on engaging young people in the highest quality learning activities• Partners with parents• Fosters high quality leadership• Develops a culture of ambition and achievement• Promotes well-being and respect• Values and empowers its staff and young people• Reflects on its own work and thrives on challenge• Maximises success for all learners• Works in partnership with other agencies and its community.

Catering To Individuals

At William Carey Christian School we acknowledge the fact that all children are individuals and need to be treated as such in a productive learning environment. To that end we seek to serve our students and their families by addressing individual needs. William Carey is home to a fantastic Educational Support Unit for students who need extra support in developing their academic social and everyday life skills. For academic achievers there is an Advanced Learning Centre for students who thrive on being pushed in their studies.

Music Opportunities

William Carey has a rich musical history and aims to perform a major musical production every second year. There are several different musical groups that students are welcome to be involved in. There are options for everyone from beginners through to experienced performers. Both Primary and High school students are welcome to join any of the groups including: • Choirs• Stage Band• Junior Stage Band• Flute Ensemble• String EnsembleThe school also offers free instrument hire and facilitates music tuition from experience tutors which takes place on school grounds during school hours.

Clubs and Activities

There are number of clubs and extracurricular activities for students in Primary and High School providing opportunities for every student to take part in extracurricular activities. Some of the activities include: • The Duke of Edinburgh program• Dance Group• Debating• English Competition• Mathematics Competition• Sound Crew• Chess Club• Lunchtime Soccer• Miniatures Club• Student Leadership Council


Outstanding Academic Results

William Carey has achieved outstanding results in the 2010 Higher School Certificate. Students achieved 41 top band (90% or more) results across 18 different subjects. The Year 10 cohort also excelled in the 2010 School Certificate. WCCS ranked better than the state average across all subject areas achieving 40 top band grades.

Academic Scholarships

William Carey offers academic scholarships to students entering Years Seven and Eleven. They consist of a 50% reduction of fees for successful Year Seven applicants and 100% reduction of fees for successful Year Eleven applicants.

Come & Visit our School

You are welcome to have a tour of the school or to come to our Open Day and Orientation Days. Please contact the school for more details.

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