‘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