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 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 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 The impact of the digital age on children Over 550 school community members filled the Chapel on Monday evening for the award-winning documentary Screenagers, a documentary that successfully explores the impact of the digital age on children and how families can help minimise harmful effects as they strive for that important balance. read more Top performers receive wisdom from old boy Four of our top performing students recently attended the Year 12 Student Economics Forum hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCI). read more The benefits of a positive mindset Research has shown that our emotional responses are biased towards correcting our mistakes, rather than recognising what went well. read more Incredible talent showcased at the State Theatre Centre Over 2000 attendees were drawn to the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia between 3 to 5 August to witness the impressively colourful production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, retelling the Biblical story of ‘Joseph’, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colours in a magical musical full of unforgettable songs. read more Ray House Run 2017 Boys from each Senior School year level took part in the annual Ray House Run earlier this week, sprinting 600m to the finish line to earn points for their respective House. read more Book launch for Ochre – I want to paint by Ross Ashton The Centre for Ethics is pleased to present the book launch for Ochre – I want to paint by Ross Ashton. The book is an imaginative construction of a mysterious past and an exploration of ways to reconcile a fractured and troubled present, giving rise to new hope. read more Random acts of kindness that go a long way How many acts of kindness did you do yesterday? How many acts of kindness did you receive yesterday? And what could you do for others? These were just a few of the questions asked of our Prep boys during the ‘Random acts of kindness’ Daily Bulletin challenge held recently. read more AMC Mathematics Competition 2017 Prep School boys from Years 3 to 6 recently took part in the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC), taking on a series problem solving challenges designed to put their mathematical thinking to the test. read more