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 A stroll by the river for the kids of Cambodia Sixty of our boarders and eight staff participated in the Walters Walk last weekend, covering a total distance of 21km around the Swan River to raise vital money for the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF). read more Join us at the opening night of Magnum Opus Members of the school community are invited to join us for the opening night of ‘Magnum Opus,’ an evening to celebrate the graduation of our Year 12 creatives from our Visual Arts, Design and Media courses. A great variety of contemporary and traditional art forms will be showcased and attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite artwork. read more The hunt for the paper plane champ Making paper planes in class normally results in being told off by the teacher. That wasn’t the case however for our boys from Years 5 to 6 last week, as they battled it out to become the 2017 Preparatory School Paper Plane champion. read more Critical thinking put to the test Over the past few weeks students from Christ Church and Penrhos College have been working in collaboration to explore the topics of Poverty and Inequality as part of Global Perspectives. This includes recent presentations of their work in the School’s ICT Centre. read more Welcome to the world of Brownes Dairy Boys in Pre-Primary made a special visit to the Brownes Dairy Factory this week, exploring the ins and outs of one of Western Australia’s most iconic and well established dairy companies. read more Back to the food source A group of our Year 9 and 10 boarders had the opportunity to experience an overnight farm stay in Cunderdin last Friday, gaining exposure to daily farming life and a real appreciation for where our food comes from. read more Can Via Stomp Winners of the 2017 City of Nedlands Emerge: Youth Art Awards were announced recently with Year 9 Christ Church student Mac Popplewell receiving the Resident’s Award Commendation plus a $250 prize for his artwork entry, Can Via Stomp. read more Building a cyber safe community at Christ Church This week boys at Christ Church have been celebrating eSmart Week as part of our quest to develop responsible and safe digital citizens. The week has included a range of interactive activities for all boys focussing on the concepts of cultivating a positive reputation and creating kinder and safer online communities. read more Soloists unleash musical talent at Hadley Hall Ten of our elite soloists took to the Hadley Hall stage last Saturday as part of Soli ’17, impressing over 200 guests with an outstanding afternoon of music ranging from classical through to jazz and Contemporary genres. read more Working together to deliver a positive change Boys from our Prep School were busy running laps last week as part of fundraising efforts for the Cambodian Children’s Fund, helping improve the lives of families in Cambodia. read more Perfect conditions for the Jupp House Jog In the spirit of fundraising, over 100 boys took part in the Jupp House Jog last weekend at Port Beach to raise vital funds for WA-based not for profit, zero2hero. read more Prep boys claim third place in chess tournament Eight of our boys from Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in the recent IPSHA Chess Tournament hosted by St Mark’s Anglican School, taking out third place after a competitive battle. The boys were made up of past and present members of the Prep Chess Club. read more AFL stars visit Christ Church Junior and Senior boys from the Peter Moyes Centre (PMC) were flying high last week following a visitation by star West Coast Eagle players Josh Kennedy, Luke Shuey, Fraser McInness and Mark Hutchings. read more Craigie retains Akos Kovac Shield Over 1100 Senior School boys competed in the 2017 House Athletics Carnival held at the WA Athletics Stadium last Thursday. The carnival saw Craigie House retain the Akos Kovac Shield for the second year in a row with 1993 points. read more Christ Church boys go to court A hand-picked group of our Visual Art students made an appearance in court this week for all the right reasons. read more Grandparents’ and Grandfriends’ Day Grandparents and grandfriends of all Preparatory School boys are invited to join our Grandparents’ and Grandfriends’ morning being held on Friday 22 September. read more Roughing it for a good cause Boys from Christ Church recently took part in the 2017 Anglicare WA School Sleep Out held at NIB Stadium, joining 70 students from nine other schools across Perth to experience for just one night what many young Western Australians endure every night. read more Senior Debating team progress to Grand Final Success is being celebrated by one of our Senior Debating teams following their progression to the Western Australian Debating League (WADL) Senior Grand Final in a face-off with Shenton College. read more Prep boys celebrate Book Week Boys in our Preparatory School have been celebrating Book Week with a variety of events and activities dedicated to fostering and encouraging a love for good quality Australian children’s literature. read more Christ Church boys ride the waves to finals Eight Christ Church surfers are off to compete in the State Final of the WA Schools Titles being held this Friday following recent success in the Metro Zone 4 competition of the WA Schools Surfing Titles held at Trigg Beach. The success included Christ Church claiming the Champion School Trophy for the third year in succession. read more Cadets navigate their way to success Between 12 to 14 August our Army Cadet Unit (ACU) were deployed to Bindoon Military Training Area to carry out their Term 3 field exercise. The exercise provided cadets with the opportunity to reinforce useful skills in fieldcraft, navigation and teamwork. read more ENCOMM boys plant for the future Eighteen of our ENCOMM (Environment and Community) students from Year 10 took part in planting trees at Lake Claremont last Sunday morning, planting over 600 native plants as part of the wet lands regeneration activity. read more National Science Week 2017 It is National Science Week (12 to 20 August) and this year’s theme is Future Earth, focussed around Australia’s sustainability science. Held during mid-August each year, National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology where thousands of individuals from students to scientists get involved. read more Senior boys rock it out in the Chapel The School Chapel was the scene of the House Shout this morning, with an amazing array of vocals on display as each House took to the stage. read more