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JCS Equestrian


JCS YR 12 EQUESTRIAN CHAMPIONS HANDOVER THE MANTLE The Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC), held at the end of April, brings school based competitors together to showcase their horse riding skills in a number of disciplines including one day events, hacking, showjumping, sporting and stock horses. This year was another huge success, showing growth, by attracting the highest number of competitors seen with 76 schools and 250 students competing over the 4 day event. SMIEC gives students the opportunity to display their... Read more


Yr 10 Aspire program

Yr 10 investigate future aspirations with University of Canberra

Year 10 start on investigating their future aspirations with the University of Canberra Aspire Program. Year 10 students participated in the first component of a program called ‘Aspire UC'. The program supports the educational aspirations of students as they enter their senior years for high school. Throughout term 2 & 3 Year 10 will explore topics which will assist them choose subjects for Yr 11 / 12 and explore future career options. Identification of strengths and attributes Goal setting Future career pathways Exploration of barriers and... Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more


Outstanding results for JCS at MTB Interschools

A spirited group of over 40 JCS students competed in the Australian MTB Interschools that was held 15-18 March in Thredbo. JCS showed enormous team spirit and competed well with the 500 competitors from around 100 schools. The JCS team made a number of podium appearances throughout the four day 5 event competition in the disciplines of Cross Country, Downhill, Flow, Pump Track & XC Relay. The Flow Trail and Cannonball Downhill were the most popular events entered among the students however they showed they have the fitness to be competitive... Read more

antibullying performance

JCS Stand Together to celebrate Harmony Day and Antibullying

JCS celebrate Harmony Day and National Day of Action Against bullying on the same day each year. This year day brought students and teachers together in a number of activities and classroom lessons on being an active bystander to find workable solutions that address bullying and violence. The day featured a concert showcasing a range of musical, drama, dancing, speeches and included multimedia entertainment from renowned productions with this years National Day of Action Against bullying theme ‘Stand Together'. The items included Years 5 -12... Read more

Plans for Kalkite St Carpark Expansion & Bus Bay

Kalkite Street Carpark Expansion

Plans for the Kalkite Street Carpark Expansion and Bus Bay refurbishment have been attached for feedback. Please click on the link below for more details. Kalkite Street Carpark Expa (docx 434... Read more

Year 9s make terraniums

Year 9 Geography students nurture terrainiams

Year 9 Geography have been working hard on developing each component of their closed ecosystems in the form of a Terrarium. Students have created a working substrate of riparian function, gauze, activated charcoal for filtration and soil. Students have then selectively chosen suitable plants and objects for landscaping. Students will be making records of daily observations accounting for the processes of the waster cycle and plant condition. Students are thoroughly enjoying the process.... Read more


JCS Secondary Swimming Carnival

Click on image above for video from the day! Secondary Swimming Carnival Berridale The Secondary Swimming Carnival was held on the 9th February, 2018 at Berridale Pool. The scene was set with some lovely weather and an atmosphere of enthusiasm. Over 300 students attended the carnival utilising this platform to demonstrate personal best and to cheer on their house. The events flowed nicely and all house relay teams were well represented. One of the many highlights of the carnival were the All Age Relay and the Year 12 versus teachers relay... Read more

3-4 Cricket Gala Day

JCS 3-6 Cricket Gala Day

Conditions were perfect for the JCS 3-6 Cricket Gala Day held Thursday March 8 at the John Connors Oval. As part of the Year 3 - 6 PDHPE program all students attended the Gala Day with energy and enthusiasm. Teams were formed and children participated in fun inclusive games of cricket and increased their fundamental motor skills.... Read more

discovery Day Year 12

Year 12 Discover Wollongong University

JCS Year 12 students visit University of Wollongong for Discovery Day 29 yr 12 JCS students along with yr 12 Advisor, Ben Eyles and Career Advisor, Rayna Green had the opportunity to visit Uni of Wollongong to see what University life was all about. Discovery Day provided an opportunity to our students to experience UNI life firsthand. Our students navigated their way around the university, read timetables, attended classes / lectures and got involved in lunch time activities at the duck pond. The day is aimed at year 12 students eligible for... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

Adam Lambert goes for gold

School's Out For Adam Lambert

Former Jindabyne Central School student and local Jindabyne Snowboard Cross athlete Adam Lambert will be making his debut at the 2018 PeyongChang Winter Olympic Games in the Snowboard Cross Men's event Thursday 15th February between 3pm – 6pm. To show support of this achievement and to make it possible for all teachers and students to attend the NSW Snowboard community fundraising event, at the Jindabyne Bowling Club, the school will be closing at 2:50pm. The school also encourages parents and students to head to Jindabyne Bowling Club from... Read more

Defence Force Breakfast

Breakfast with Defence Force in Canberra

Three JCS students; Ethan Inches, Sam Lomax and Liam Kowalewski attended a breakfast information session in Canberra last week. The information session gave our students a chance to hear from a variety of presenters from the Defence Force as well as ask questions about life in the defence force, recruitment and career pathways available. All students returned to school full of enthusiasm about the day and felt the experience to have one on one conversation with recruiters, officers and defence force staff was invaluable.... Read more

holocaust year 10 exhibition

Year 10 History The Holocaust Exhibition

As a final assessment task the JCS Year 10 History students created a museum exhibit that was a visual presentation of their connection to their study of The Holocaust. The students created a museum within the classroom to exhibit their project based learning assessment pieces. Their exhibits were open for viewing by the whole school community on Friday 24th Nov that was well received. The museum classroom was also used as a teaching and learning space for other students including Year 6. A number of students received top marks for their... Read more


Kindystart sessions going well

The JCS Kindystart program has been running for the past few weeks with approximately 55 preschoolers attending the Kindystart sessions. The aim of the program is to provide parents and children with a positive, nurturing and successful introduction into the school environment. The program commenced with a parent information evening on November 8 that was well received. The session welcomed new parents and carers, delivered a presentation on what to expect in the first year of Kindergarten and concluded with a short tour of the school. The... Read more

Year 12

Year 12 Awards Day

The Year 12 Awards Day was held on the last day of Term 3 and was a memorable celebration of the achievements of the students in HSC. The program included an address from Year 12 Advisor Jenny Paterson and speech from Dux of 2016 Bronwyn Brandon. Students were presented with their reports and special awards and were entertained with performances from Georgina Bright, Naomi Waters and Patrick McCraw. The Awards Day concluded with Kindergarten students handing each Year 12 student with a personally decorated farewell card and they were all... Read more

perisher work experience

JCS students work experience with Perisher

JCS Students join Perisher Media Department for a 10 week work experience and build their skills! Year 10 students, Ian Grant, Joshua Merchant, Callum Rynehart and Emily Stonestreet participated in 10 week work experience program at Perisher in their Media and Marketing department. Each student had the opportunity to see what real life media production was all about and gain valuable skills and insight into the industry of media and marketing. With guidance and mentoring from Perisher's Sales and Marketing team, all the four students have... Read more

K-6 hold a weekly primary assembly on each Friday

JCS Primary Assemblies - A snapshot

K-6 hold a weekly primary assembly on each Friday morning during the school year. Each week the assembly is hosted by a class who put together a performance of their choice and then assist in leading the assembly run sheet with the assistance of Year 6 leaders and the teachers. The assemblies often include a special presentation and an update on school items, events or other important information. The assemblies also offer an opportunity to present the weekly primary awards to showcase student achievement to the wider school community and... Read more

REmembrance Day

Remembrance Day Commemorations

JCS Remembrance Day Ceremony focused on "Service and Sacrifice" since the Great War and also the important role of Australian Peacekeepers since 1947. Year 9 students Marlee Diver, Faolan Love-Smithson, Pippa Bright and Alexandra Stille led the ceremony with Mitchell Thrum and Nicholas Zusak laying wreaths to honour those who have lost their lives in military service.The Naval Cadets were ably led by Kirra and Rhianna Burke. Jindabyne Central School were honoured to have Mr Stephen Youll and Mr Jimmy Crocker, members of the Snowy... Read more

UOW Elevate

UOW Elevate Leadership Forum

Year 11 JCS Students: Ethan Inches, Angus Warner, Kayla Gay and Emily Heimann attended Day 2 of the University of Wollongong Young Leadership Elevate Forum. The day was defined by three leadership themes, Inspiring Action, Social Responsibility and Creating Change. With students from 60 high schools attending it was a fantastic chance for our yr 11 leaders to liaison with other future leaders. Our students were inspired by key note speakers Marlee Silva- Co-CEO Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), Sam Refshauge – Executive... Read more

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