The Madin years

Mr JJS Madin was appointed Headmaster in January 1988. His time in leadership saw the development of Staff Enterprise Bargaining Agreements, the Parents’ Association and Auxiliary grants, and the establishment of the Centre for Ethics.

Mr Madin managed the next major projects in the School’s development. A new Science block and the redevelopment of the Senior School was a $4 million project that had commenced in June 1987. The Science block was officially opened on Founder’s Day 1990.

The nineties saw further developments both on the Claremont campus and at Kooringal. A $5 million Boarding House redevelopment was completed in January 2000, providing boarders with extensive new facilities and living quarters.

The School’s sporting facilities received significant investment during this period. A Strength and Conditioning Facility in the Physical Education Centre was built with an exercise physiology laboratory and a weights room. The Old Boys’ Association contributed significant funds towards the purchase of equipment. At the end of 1999, CCGS Playing Fields Pty Ltd purchased a portion of the former Brockway Tip site for development as playing fields.

Christ Church opened its Early Learning Centre in February 2000. The bright and colourful learning space included a water playground.

Mr Madin resigned at the end of 2000.