Senior School welcomes incoming students Our Year 7s for 2018 received a warm welcome from our Senior School at Orientation Day last week, joined by parents, staff, and boys new to the School as they prepare for the years that lay ahead. read more Students who read are more likely to succeed in life There’s nothing like a long summer break to get stuck into a good book. With Christmas holidays fast approaching, our Senior School Library discusses several benefits associated with reading and ideas on how parents can support their sons’ reading at home. read more Years 3 to 6 House Sports Day Over 350 boys from Years 3 to 6 enjoyed fun and friendly competition last week as they participated in the House Sports Day, earning points for their respective House in a selection of sports including soccer, basketball, cricket and football. read more Christ Church boys meet Mark McGowan Throughout this week, our Year 9 boys across different class groups have been participating in an excursion to the West Australian Parliament, Electoral Education Centre and the Constitutional Centre of WA as part of their Civics and Citizenship course. read more Christ Church boys place in top ten percent of nation This year Christ Church Grammar School had 17 students participate in Australian Science Olympiads which saw 10 of our boys achieve high distinctions, placing them in the top 10% of students in the nation. read more Mojos Bar welcomes our musicians Over 200 guests gathered at Mojos last Sunday to support our Rock Workshop students as they performed a compilation of their favourite songs and originals at this popular annual event. read more Senior School Remembrance Day commemoration Grandparents and grandfriends of boys from our Senior School gathered in great numbers last week join commemorations for Remembrance Day, honouring past servicemen and Christ Church old boys who have sacrificed their lives during war. read more The AdVenture of a lifetime begins Our Year 10 cohort set off on Tuesday morning for their highly anticipated Venture, comprising a 11-day journey in small groups with two staff, through the bushland, majestic forests and coastal settings of the Walpole-Nornalup National Park. read more Year 6 boys Chinese culture immersion As part of the School’s Mandarin course, Year 6 boys have the special opportunity each year to participate in an end of year Chinese culture excursion, allowing them an authentic experience of Chinese culture and cross-cultural understanding. read more Legendary old boys receive honours Friends and family of three very special old boys joined students and staff in celebration last week as they were honoured as ‘Legends,’ many attending as a show of respect and to honour those who have achieved so much since leaving Christ Church. read more Christ Church boys perform incredibly well at Mathematics Olympiad Over 440 students across 117 teams competed in the 19th Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) held at the University of Western Australia and parallel session in Bunbury on 28 October. read more Harry Nye plays the ASX sharemarket game and wins Each year, Christ Church Grammar School enters a number of classes into the ASX’s Sharemarket Game as part of the Economics and Finance areas of Humanities, enabling boys to develop their knowledge of the sharemarket. read more Answering the Captain’s call Our School and House Prefects for 2018 were formally inducted at Senior School Assembly last week, revealing a line-up of boys with a determination to lead by example. read more Mothers and sons share magical moment There was a wonderful turn out to last weekend’s Mothers and Sons ‘Time and Space’ event as close to 200 attendees gathered to discuss times of transition in our boys’ lives. read more Over three tonnes of rescued food feeding Perth’s disadvantaged Our Year 10 ENCOMM (Environment and Community Service) boys and other student volunteers were recently presented with certificates of appreciation by Food Rescue UnitingCare West. read more Boarders reflect on Christ Church experience The Walters Residential Community recently bid farewell to its graduating Year 12 boarders with a special guard of honour and celebration held in Sandover Dining Hall. read more Year 12 cohort bid farewell this week Our graduating Year 12s were honoured with their final assembly and a Valedictory Dinner on Tuesday. read more Future problem solvers progress to Internationals Two representing teams from Christ Church Grammar School took part in the recent 28th National Future Problem Solving Nationals held at Knox Grammar School in New South Wales, placing third and fourth in the competition with one of our teams now progressing to the Internationals. read more Magnum Opus celebrates graduating creatives The School recently celebrated the graduation of its Year 12 creatives at the art exhibition opening of 'Magnum Opus,' an exhibition showcasing an amazing variety of art forms ranging from the traditional genres of the landscape, still life and portraiture to the digital engagement with the latest technologies of film making, animation and cinemagraphs. read more Christ Church families enjoy a day at Kooringal Over 30 Christ Church families made the trek to Kooringal last weekend to see first-hand the School’s Outdoor Education Centre situated in our south west near Dwellingup. read more Pre-Primary boys recognised for recycling efforts Our Pre-Primary boys made a special visit to Coles Claremont last week to be presented a new recycling bin and buddy bench for their playground by the store’s management. This was in recognition for their ongoing efforts with REDcycle, a recovery initiative for post-consumer soft plastic. read more Christ Church boys shine in problem solving contest Three Christ Church boys competed in the recent Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACMICPC), an international competition between university aged computer science students from around the globe. read more Cadets mark end of service in Principal’s Parade Over 70 of our cadets proudly marched in the Principal’s Parade held last Friday on the Senior School oval, celebrating what has been a year filled with individual and collective achievement. read more Maldives Surf Tour 2017 Across the school holidays eight of our keenest surfers travelled halfway around the world to take on some incredible surfing action in the Maldives. read more Grandparents and grandfriends head back to the classroom Over 500 grandparents and grandfriends paid a visit to Christ Church on the final day of Term 3 for our annual Grandparents’ and Grandfriends’ Day. read more Christ Church Army Cadets finish AFX17 on a high Over the school holidays, the Christ Church Grammar School Army Cadet Unit were deployed to Bindoon and Northam Army Training Areas, successfully completing the 2017 Brigade Annual Field Exercise (AFX17). This included four of our cadets receiving marksmanship awards. read more George dives in for Croatia Water polo player and Christ Church old boy George Ford (’10) recently headed across to Croatia to join the Croatian Water Polo League. George says the Croats and the Serbs are the best in the world at the sport. “It’s like AFL over there. They throw them in the water at a young age.” read more Giles take out House Shout As part of the Week of the Arts, our four Prep Houses went head to head in the annual Prep School House Shout competition prior to the term break with Giles House taking the win. read more A week of celebrating artistic talent The Week of the Arts is an annual spectacle for all to enjoy, featuring an exciting program of events and a celebration of the artistic talent and diversity of boys in our Prep School. read more Languages Week 2017 The School recently celebrated Languages Week, offering boys at Christ Church an opportunity to discover and immerse into foreign cultures. read more