The Routeburn and Kepler TracksIn the movie, ‘Titanic’ there is a scene where Leonardo di Caprio stands at the bowsprit of the great ship and shouts, “I’m the King of the World!” There were occasions where the participants on the Gold Duke of Edinburg…

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Teacher Training in Nepal - Update 2Day 3 by Mel Razey - Today we had a day of teaching, learning and serving alongside the teachers at 3 Angels Mission School. We spent time with 150 Year 8, 9, and 10 students speaking on the love of God, honouring our bo…

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Teacher Training in NepalDay 1 by Emily Carruthers - We arrived last night in Kathmandu and stayed our first night there. Early this morning we arrived in Pokhara, flying next to the beautiful Himalayan mountains. We were moved seeing these…

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Business Week 2018Our Year 10 students took time from their classes to become involved in running a company in Business Week. This event aimed to inspire innovation and camaraderie in a weeklong challenge where each company creates a prod…

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Augusta’s Plastic Fantastic idea!Year 11 student Augusta Botha is a budding entrepreneur after taking out first place for the Year 11 Business Plan Challenge at the University of Newcastle! Of the 546 students and 387 plans, Augusta was firstly selected…

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Sweet sums at Year 8 Maths DayOn Thursday 15th November, it was heads down as Year 8 students put their number skills to the test for the annual Maths Day. Together in teams of two, students worked their way through challenging maths puzzles to win s…

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The Great North WalkDifficulties can affect people in many different ways. For some, it can spur them onwards to greater heights. Others may get discouraged and give up, and others may continue as it nothing has happened, ignoring the diffi…

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Gold, Gold, Gold!On Wednesday 14 November, three of our Year 12 students, Joanna Dearden, Timothy Ng and James Young were awarded their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards. The awards were presented by the Governor of NSW, Gene…

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CSSA State Biathlon/TriathlonOn Thursday 25 October, Pacific Hills sent a team of 26 students to the CSSA State Biathlon/Triathlon at Penrith. Years 5 and 6 participate in an event called the Biathlon which is Swimming and Running, there is no bike…

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