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 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 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 Year 6 boys get a taste for what’s coming up On Wednesday morning Year 6 boys and parents attended a special tour of the Senior School as part of their transition activities. The tour offered the boys and their parents an opportunity to experience the Senior School campus together and familiarise with its facilities and layout. read more Year 4 boys discover Perth Zoo at night Our very first Zoo Camp for the year took place last Thursday with boys from 4SS camping overnight at the Perth Zoo. read more Christ Church welcomes new families The campus was abuzz on Friday as boys and parents arrived for the Preparatory and Year 7 (2016) Orientation Day. read more The Preparatory School joins the World’s Greatest Shave Boys from the Preparatory School raised a staggering $14 000 for the Leukaemia Foundation as part of the World’s Greatest Shave on Friday. read more A time capsule for 2045 The Year 6 boys have had a very special few weeks, preparing for and burying their time capsule for excavation in 2045, and reflecting on the meaning of time at the Old Boys’ Association Assembly. read more Engineering and construction in Year 4 The Year 4 boys recently used their hands to deliver one of the oldest branches of engineering - boat building. read more Christ Church boys use pedal power Christ Church Grammar School celebrated National Ride2Work/School Day on Wednesday, with more than 100 Preparatory School students and staff pushing their pedals for the morning commute. read more A week of fun in the Preparatory School In the final week of Term 3, the Preparatory School celebrated the artistic talents of the students during the Week of the Arts. read more Year 5 boys told to work hard, be determined and persist The Year 5 boys had an inspirational visit from 18-year-old team pursuit cyclist Sam Welsford in the final week of Term 3. 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 Prep boys run for Cambodian Children’s Fund Preparatory School boys gave their all for the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) on Wednesday by taking part in the annual Prep School Lapathon. read more NAIDOC Week celebrations Chantal Widdicombe's Year 2 class led a beautiful NAIDOC Week Assembly on Friday. read more Did you ever see a bear combing his hair? A happy group of Kindergarten and Year 3 boys spent a day in the life of a Christ Church boy this week with Launchpad, a program offering future Pre-Primary and Year 4 students a firsthand look at a typical day when they start next year. read more An abundance of activity in the library – Leigh Hobbs and the Book Fair Leigh Hobbs visited Christ Church recently, inspiring and entertaining our Years 1 to 4 boys with stories and workshops about Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet. read more Year 3 boys pay their respects to the Wadjuk Nyoongar people This term, the Year 3 boys are learning about Aboriginal Culture as part of their Humanities and Social Sciences program. read more The Song Company inspires vocalists On Monday 30 May, a visiting a cappella group, Song Company, visited the school for a series of vocal workshops. read more Masterchef students honour old boy Matthew Carulli On Monday 23 May, the Pre-Primary and Year 1 Masterchef class cooked a ‘miniature pizza’ recipe from ‘Matt’s Favourite Recipes,’ a cookbook written by Matthew Carulli, a former Christ Church student. read more An adventure to Penguin Island The Year 4 boys visited Penguin Island on Wednesday, where the islands flora and fauna inspired their scientific minds. read more Culture, heritage and democracy on the Year 6 Canberra Tour In the final week of Term 1, the Year 6 boys spent a week immersed in Australia’s democratic processes, government and law. read more The Preparatory School celebrate Access Asia Week This week, the Preparatory School celebrated Access Asia Week – an event that exposes boys to the diversity of Asian cultures around the world and within the Christ Church community. read more Year 4 boys discover the Perth Zoo after dark Throughout Term 1, the Year 4 boys had the unique opportunity to discover Perth Zoo after dark. read more Cyber safety expert discusses the ‘public and permanent’ nature of the Internet This week, cyber safety expert Susan McLean visited the boys from Years 3 to 10 to discuss the explosion of cyber technology and issues such as cyber bullying, harassment and ‘sexting.’ read more Giles wins the Prep School’s first VHG challenge The Prep School’s Vertical House Group (VHG) lunchtime challenge is well underway following Monday’s Year 6 Wrap, which saw Giles take out the inaugural competition. read more Laurie Lawrence visits Christ Church Grammar School On Monday, former Olympic and World Champion Swim Coach Laurie Lawrence visited the Christ Church Pre-Primary boys to deliver an important message on water safety. read more Boys launch their way into the Christ Church Preparatory School The Christ Church Preparatory School was a hive of activity on Friday 11 March, when 35 future students (joining the School for Year 4 in 2017) attended Launchpad. read more Christ Church boys set sail A highlight of the Year 6 Christ Church calendar is the challenging and incredibly rewarding sailing program. 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