Spelling bees step up to the challenge Six of our Preparatory School boys had their skills put to the test at the recent Interschool Spelling Bee competition held at Guildford Grammar School. read more Preparatory boys give global citizenship a good run Over 480 boys in our Preparatory School gave their legs a good workout during this week’s Lapathon for the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF). read more Years 5 and 6 boys level the playing field It was ‘game on’ last Thursday afternoon as fathers/significant family members and sons gathered at multiple sporting venues to participate in our eighth Preparatory School Father/Friend and Son event. read more ‘Out of Africa’ with Valanga Khoza Our Year 6 boys were completely intrigued during a recent visit by storyteller and musician, Valanga Khoza. read more Preparatory boys unlock riddles and hidden treasures It’s been a week of celebrating Australian children’s literature with boys in our Preparatory School embracing Book Week with a fun line up of activities. read more Game changers and change makers National Science Week takes place each year with over 1000 events held across the country, and this week students at Christ Church have been actively involved in a range of science activities. read more Year 4 boys inspect the first ship known to explore Australia’s coast It was all aboard for our Year 4s last week during a visit to Fremantle’s Shipwrecks Museum. read more Preparatory School goes red for Redkite A giant wave of red hit the shores of Christ Church last week with boys and teachers in the Preparatory School dressing up in their best red costumes for Redkite. read more UWA teaching students receive a lesson from Year 6 ‘experts’ Our Year 6s were the ‘experts’ this week, delivering presentations on their latest projects to first and second year pre-service teachers at UWA’s Graduate School of Education. read more ‘Procrastination’ speech wins first prize A five-year drought has been broken thanks to Gabriel Haselhurst’s recent grand final win at the IPSHA Speakers’ Challenge. read more Year 8 boys deliver stories in Mandarin to Year 1 boys A group of our Year 8  boys were in the Preparatory School this week, sharing stories with Year 1 boys in Mandarin. read more Giles take the win at House Athletics Carnival St John’s Wood playing fields was buzzing last week as 350 boys from our Preparatory School went head to head in the annual Years 3 to 6 House Athletics Carnival. read more Future problem solving on the global stage A team of boys from our Preparatory School recently returned from the United States where they competed in the Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI). read more Yahoos perform at opening of Regis Aged Care facility Community residents of Regis Aged Care in Nedlands enjoyed spectacular vocals last week, thanks to the Yahoos Choir who performed at the facilities’ grand opening. read more Class 6SM lead the way with ethical consumerism Students and staff in our Preparatory School were taken on an educational journey last week as the boys of 6SM shared ways in which to be an ethical consumer. read more World’s Greatest Shave 2018 In just over a week more than 50 brave boys from our Preparatory School will undergo a clean cut or have their hair coloured – in the name of Leukaemia. read more Year 6 boys showcase their public speaking skills Fear, excuses and siblings – just some of the hot topics at the centre of this week’s Year 6 Speakers' Challenge held in the Chapel. read more Christ Church staff raise funds for cancer research Plenty of sweet and savoury items were enjoyed this week by staff in the Preparatory and Senior School as Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea took place to support a worthy cause. read more Access Asia Week 2018 Boys and staff in our Preparatory School have now embraced and celebrated Access Asia Week for the seventh consecutive year. read more Visit to Mundaring Weir gets Year 5 boys fully pumped An excursion to the Mundaring Weir this week saw our Year 5s explore one of Australia’s most significant industrial heritage sites. read more Stories of a Christ Church boarder Boys in Years 1 and 2 were taken back in time at the end of Term 1 as old boy Berkeley Allen (’53) shared with them personal stories as a former boarder from Kalgoorlie over 75 years ago. read more Year 4s forge new friendships at Kooringal Over 100 of our Year 4 boys enjoyed a day at Kooringal recently, taking the opportunity to familiarise with the School’s Outdoor Education center and build new friendships. read more Autism Awareness Week 2018 Embracing difference, raising awareness and acceptance of autism have been key themes this week as boys in our Preparatory School participate in Autism Awareness Week. read more Prep School boys meet the creator of Old Tom and Mr Chicken Last week our boys in Years 3 and 4 enjoyed a wonderful visit from award-winning children’s author and illustrator, Leigh Hobbs, creator of Old Tom, Mr Chicken, Mr Badger and Horrible Harriet. read more Gifted Awareness Week 2018 It’s been a week of celebrating acceptance, diversity and equality as boys in our Preparatory School embrace Gifted Awareness Week which takes place between 18 to 24 March. read more Year 6 boys get a real taste for politics Senator Dean Smith, Liberal Senator for Western Australia, visited Christ Church this week to speak with our Year 6 boys on all things politics. read more Year 5 boys discover the secrets to becoming Earth Keepers It was an adventurous and actioned-filled week for 25 of our boys from 5CT last week as they spent three days at Kooringal, the School’s outdoor education centre, for the very first time. read more Perth Zoo welcomes young explorers Boys from 4SO enjoyed an overnight experience at the Perth Zoo last week with an amazing night safari and a close encounter with a bearded lizard being labelled some of the key highlights. read more Prep School claims third spot at Inter-School Swimming Competition Our top Preparatory School swimmers took to the indoor swimming pool at HBF Stadium last Thursday, giving their mighty best to claim overall 3rd place for Christ Church in the JPSSA Inter-School Swimming Competition. read more Prep boys join coding revolution While not every student is destined to become a programmer, boys in our Preparatory School have taken on a fun and engaging project involving robotics as part of the Australian Curriculum’s push for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in schools across the nation. read more