Preparatory School recognises high achievement There was plenty to celebrate in the Chapel last Friday as the academic achievements of boys from the Preparatory School were formally recognised in front of peers, teaching staff and parents. read more Storybooks make for morning of special bonding Lego, animals, games and emergency services were just some examples of book genres recently enjoyed by our Pre-Primary boys, thanks to the creativity of our Year 6s. read more Creative thinking skills solve future problems Six Year 6 boys from our Preparatory School have just returned following a weekend at the National Finals of the Future Problem-Solving Program hosted in Melbourne, Victoria. read more Year 3s experience vikings, inventions and dung beetles Local author, illustrator and cartoonist James Foley was at Christ Church last week, entertaining and enlightening our Year 3 boys with a fantastic session in the Chapel. read more Christ Church takes out Junior da Vinci Decathlon Boys from Years 5 and 6 proudly represented Christ Church at the Junior da Vinci Decathlon recently held at Presbyterian Ladies’ College, and were announced as overall winners in the competition. read more 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 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 ‘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 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 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 Spelling champions in the Prep School Six Preparatory students recently represented the School in an Interschool Spelling Bee competition at Guildford Grammar School. read more Celebrating Australian stories Christ Church boys celebrated this year’s Book Week theme, Australia! Story Country, with a ‘swag’ of events last week. read more Year 6 Speakers’ Challenge Global warming, small talk, sisters, tanks, Donald Trump, homework, epilepsy, World War I, cats, slang, flying and a very special grandad - these were the topics introduced at the Year 6 Speakers’ Challenge on Wednesday. read more Preparatory School boys inspired by visiting author Award-winning author and illustrator Karen Blair recently visited the Preparatory School and inspired our budding authors to add a spark to their story writing. read more Fun videos enhance boys’ vocabulary read more Writing initiative making big inroads read more Emu Lady visits Prep School read more Musicality of language flows read more Authors share the magic of storytelling read more Black Swan’s literacy through drama enthralls boys read more River surrounds produces pleasing prose read more