Pacific Hills Christian School(太平洋丘基督教學校)
Pacific Hills Christian School
The Pacific Hills Christian School can trace its origins back to the early 1970s, when John and Robin Odell had a vision for a Christian School that integrated students with a disability into a normal classroom situation. This vision was realised in 1979 with the establishment of the Pennant Hills Christian School, with just eight students and one teacher, Mrs Lynn McCrindle. At this time the school was located in two rooms of 'Lutanda Children's Home', an orphanage at Pennant Hills.
By 1980 enrolments had grown to 41 with just two staff members. The following year saw the introduction of secondary education, and the first students with disabilities integrated into mainstream education. 1983 saw the appointment of the school's first principal, Mr. Ken Oliver.
In 1986, the school moved to its current location at Dural, and subsequently changed its name to Pacific Hills Christian School. That year also saw the first year 12 class sit for the New South Wales Higher School Certificate.
Since its relocation, the school has purchased further land and constructed additional buildings and sporting facilities. Today the school is located on a 22-acre (8.9 ha) campus.