The property of Essington was purchased in August 1980, with the vision to start a Christian school. 'Essington House,' a significant historical building to the local area, was built in 1860. The building, which includes convict bricks displaying the heart motif, is set on 0.5 hectares of lawn and gardens. Originally it was built to be the site of an old toll-bar with the residence for the tollgate master. Toll-bars were barriers at which tolls were collected. They came into operation in NSW in 1810 and continued until 1896. 'Essington House' was built when the new road to Nepean River at Emu Plains was opened.
'Essington House' was renovated in 1940 and used as a doctor's surgery before being purchased by Foursquare Gospel Church, Parramatta in 1980. It was restored and officially opened on 19th March 1983, with the launch of the school known then as 'Essington Christian Academy' with 9 students. The name was changed to Westmead Christian Grammar School in 2010. Further renovations commenced in 1992, as the school expanded and again in 2012. Despite different changes to name and building, the mission of the school remained strong and continues into the future.
Our end of year school musicals are always an outstanding presentation by the students. With a wonderful portrayal of the Christmas Story with every child in the school participating in some way! To order a copy of the school musical please contact school office on 9689 1138 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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The students are able to participate in the vegetable garden program through from planting to harvesting. The students learn through this progam not only where their food comes from but also the value of healthy choices with nutrition. All produce is distributed within our community.
Term One - 30th January -9th April 2020
School Holidays -10th April - 27th April
Term Two - 29th April - 3rd July 2020
School Holidays - 3rd July - 27th July
Term Three - 28th July - 25th Septmeber
School Holidays - 26th Sep -12th October
Term Four -13th October - 8th December 2020
School Holidays - 9th Dec - 27th Jan 2021
6th - 11th March - Book Fair
For a copy of our Annual School Report please contact the office. Tel: + 61 2 9689 1138
CRUNCH & SIP
This is a programe where all our students and staff take up the challange of eating fresh fruit and vegetables each day.
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