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Penrith Selective High School

Penrith Selective High School

Altiora Peto - Striving for the highest

Telephone02 4721 0529

Parents, Carers and the Community

As a parent or carer, you are an important part of our school community. We offer a range of services to support you and your family.

Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C)

Our Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C) is made up of parents and carers, teachers and community members. The P&C meets regularly to contribute to decision-making, developing policies and management plans as well as fundraising.

Counselling for families

The school counsellor can assist when families undergo a trauma or big change. Contact us to make an appointment. For information in community languages, see school counselling service.

Outside of the education system, free telephone counselling services are available to support families who may be going through a difficult time.

  • Lifeline – 24-hour telephone counselling service. Ph: 13 11 14.
  • Mensline Australia – 24-hour telephone counselling service for men. Ph: 1300 789 978.
  • Parent line – an advice and information service. Ph: 1300 1300 52.

Interpreting and translations

We will help you communicate with our school. If you’d like an interpreter for a school meeting, let us know and we will arrange one, if available.

If you don’t speak or understand English well and want to contact us, call TIS National on 131 450 and ask for an interpreter in your language. The operator will call the school and get an interpreter to help. This service is free.

For more information, listen in your language.

Visit the department’s translated documents section for important information that’s relevant for your child’s education in many languages.

Student and parent portal

You can access student and parent portal for notes and information related to your child's performance. 


We are currently seeking applications for day to day casual staff.

Penrith Selective High School is a welcoming school that works with highly gifted learners and their families. Our culture is welcoming and professional and we highly value the expertise that the staff brings to the school.

Staff at all levels of experience are welcome to submit their CVs to the school. We especially welcome staff with experience teaching and marking the higher school certificate (HSC) as well as those with experience of working with highly gifted students.

Interested individuals should send their CV to the school via our school email or you may leave a hard copy with reception. Please write casual employment in the subject line. 

We hope that you will enjoy working at our school.

Those interested please follow the link below: