Year 6 boys connect with author Norman Jorgensen On Monday this week the Year 6 boys were lucky enough to be visited by local author Norman Jorgensen, creator of Jack’s Island and many more wonderful children’s novels and picture books read more Prep School celebrates Book Week Last week the Preparatory School boys celebrated Book Week and the atmosphere in the Prep School was electric as the boys participated in a range of exciting and fun activities. read more Author Gavin Aung Than draws a crowd in the Prep Library Author Gavin Aung Than visited the Prep Library on Wednesday to speak the boys about his new series of children's books and guide them through a lesson on how to draw cartoon characters. read more Boys flourish through reading Studies highlight the benefits of reading for children, including helping them to understand the world, enhance their comprehension skills and increase their level of intelligence. read more Bunnies, Dung beetles and Hyenas with James Foley This week children’s author and illustrator James Foley delighted our Year 2 students with stories of his writing and drawing journey thanks to a competition run by Fremantle Press. read more Reading is my secret power Each year, schools across Australia spend a week celebrating books, Australian authors and illustrators. read more ‘The 117-Storey Treehouse’ launched at Christ Church Award winning and popular Australian children’s author, Andy Griffiths was at Christ Church last Friday to launch his highly anticipated new book 'The 117-Storey Treehouse' to an audience of over 1,100 primary school students from across WA. read more Book Fair goes beyond Christ Church Our Preparatory School Library has been home to a fabulous book fair this week promoting reading not only to our boys, but also those less fortunate in the wider community. read more Healthy reading for the April holidays As we lead up to the end of term, classes will be visiting the Preparatory and Senior School Library and encouraged to borrow books for the April holidays. 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 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 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 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 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 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 Book Week celebrations light up the School The Preparatory School celebrated Book Week in style this year, with teachers performing a very creative adaption of the book Scary Night, and students showcasing their exceptional costumes at the Book Week parade and dance off. read more Book Week helps boys Connect to Reading read more Cartooning around with award-winning illustrator read more Prep boys meet author virtually read more Emu Lady visits Prep School read more Authors share the magic of storytelling read more Boy-led book sale benefits Indigenous Literacy Foundation read more