The road to Mathematics Olympiad As a child, William Hu (Year 11) enjoyed music and puzzle books. In between composing his own pieces and playing on the piano, he was engrossed with solving puzzles, where the patterns in numbers and shapes never failed to fascinate him. read more Music Scholars’ Recital 2017 Our music scholars presented their annual Music Scholars’ Recital last Tuesday 13 June with all performers showcasing phenomenal talent throughout the evening. read more Language skills assist in navigating Chinatown Our Year 10 Chinese class, accompanied by teachers and an assistant, ventured into Perth’s Chinatown last Thursday to test out their language skills in various authentic situations. read more IPSHA Performing Arts Festival 2017 Our Year 5 boys were shining stars at the recent Independent Primary Schools Heads Association (IPSHA) Performing Arts Festival, performing in front of a number of independent schools at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre’s Riverside Theatre. read more Rock Workshop Extravaganza Our CCGS Rock Workshop students from Prep and Senior School are proud to present an afternoon of rock’n’roll covers and originals at their upcoming Rock Workshop Extravaganza. Featuring more than 100 students, this free concert will suit all tastes in rock and highlight the fabulous work of our very talented guitarists, vocalists, keyboard players and drummers. read more Annual Giving For many years our community of parents, friends and old boys have come together to make a powerful difference in the lives of our boys. We invite you to consider a gift to one of our priority initiatives for Annual Giving, including scholarships and building programs, in 2017. read more Supporting our mates through Men’s Health Week In Australia, almost one young male is lost to suicide every day. That male could be someone’s son, brother and mate. read more Environmentally minded boys make a positive impact Our Pre-Primary boys have been doing their part for the environment by leading weekly clean ups by the river. This also includes collecting food waste for their worm farms and compost bins. read more House Cross Country 2017 Six-hundred and fifty boys across Years 7 to 12 took part in the annual House Cross Country last Friday afternoon, tackling a near 4km course around Kings Park under what was pleasant running conditions. read more Ain’t no mountain high enough for mighty Angus Christ Church old boy Angus Caithness (‘95) has much to celebrate having just achieved the ultimate objective of all mountain climbers – accomplishing Mount Everest. read more Problem-solving skills shine at ICAS There has certainly been a buzz in the air with boys from Years 2 to 6 participating in ICAS (International Competitions and Assessments for Schools) over past weeks. read more Celebrating Indigenous culture Each year, the PSA Indigenous round of football takes place alongside the AFL’s Indigenous round which celebrates and recognises Indigenous players and culture. read more OBA centenary – Reflections on the past 100 years It’s a special year for the School's  Old Boys’ Association (OBA) as they celebrate the year of their centenary. read more Building healthy and strong relationships Over 200 Year 9 boys and their fathers gathered in the School Refectory last month for the inaugural Year 9 Father/Son experience, a special opportunity for fathers to discover new ways to build healthy, strong relationships with their boys. read more Christ Church musicians execute with aplomb and polish Music students from Years 7 to 12 performed with ‘aplomb and polish’ in the St George’s Cathedral Concerts at One series held on Wednesday 17 May. read more Midnite Youth Theatre Company celebrates 30 years It’s a special year for the Midnite Youth Theatre Company which celebrates three decades of joyous experiences for young people. Valued by artists and audiences alike, Midnite is treasured for its continued commitment for those seeking to explore beyond the limits of school drama. read more National Boarding Week 2017 Boarders at Christ Church participated in a wide variety of activities during the inaugural National Boarding Week (14 to 20 May), a week aimed at generating positive awareness around boarding across Australia. read more Army Cadets demonstrate the art of fieldcraft Our Army Cadet Unit were deployed to Bindoon Training Area over the recent weekend for their Term 2 field exercise. The focus of this field exercise was for the senior leadership group to plan, deliver orders and execute a number of tasks in a tactical manner. read more Annual Giving Each year we invite our community to support important projects and initiatives that benefit every Christ Church boy. Your gift, no matter how large or small, will help current and future generations of Christ Church boys. read more Top performers get a taste for federalism It was the third year top performing Year 12 Economics and Political and Legal Studies students from Christ Church attended the PwC Federal Budget Breakfast following release of the recent federal budget. read more Boys triumph at OzCLO It has been another triumphant year for Christ Church boys and their participation of The Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OzCLO). This year, Christ Church had seven representing teams and fielded its first ever senior level team. read more Breakfast served, sunny side up Over 315 mothers, significant female mentors and Year 9 boys filled the School Refectory last Thursday morning for our annual Year 9 Mother/Friend and Son Breakfast. read more Making the most of sleep There are a number of things that can interfere with your sleep, including a late/delayed body clock, stress/anxiety, feeling pressured to “do it all” and undervaluing sleep. During high school, around nine hours per night is recommended (but this varies from person to person). A few nights of poor sleep won’t be the end of the world, and there are individual differences in how much sleep we need. read more Old boys pass on wisdom for career success Many former students pursuing careers in health, science, business and the arts returned to the School last week to participate in a series of breakfast meetings aimed at encouraging and supporting our Year 12 students. read more Masts, check, all aboard, check! Our first group of Year 8 boys have just returned from an amazing five nights spent aboard the STS Leeuwin II which set sail from Monkey Mia on 29 April. read more CPR hero receives Bravery Award Described as a tremendous ambassador for both Christ Church and Surf Life Saving WA, Year 11 student Stanley McFarlane was recently presented a Bravery Award by WA Premier Mark McGowan at the SLSWA Coastal Bravery Awards. read more Coming soon – Prep School Book Fair 2017 The annual Prep School Book Fair is coming up and offers discounted books to purchase. All Prep boys are encouraged to read and enjoy a wider range of literature during the Book Fair week with commissions raised going towards the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. read more Stirling claim first cross country win Boys from Years 3 to 6 took part in the House Cross Country Carnival last week, earning points for their respective House with top runners earning bonus points for finishing within the top 10. read more Ngalak Warangka – We sing Our Year 3 and 4 boys got to a hopping start this week, participating in traditional and modern Noongar songs in the Chapel. The workshop, hosted by the Madjitil Moorna Choir, forms an introduction to Aboriginal culture as part of their Humanities and Music in Society classes. read more Best of the West – The Great Derby Debate All boys were invited to the Senior Library this week to meet visiting authors David Wish-Wilson and Sean Gorman, and to bear witness to the Senior Library’s ‘Great Derby Debate’. This involved a panel style debate aimed at determining once and for all which AFL team of the West is really best – West Coast Eagles or Fremantle Dockers? read more