Preparatory School celebrates Gifted Awareness Week This week, the Preparatory School has been abuzz with excitement as we celebrate Gifted Awareness Week. read more Memorable incursions with NASA astronaut and WA children’s author Yesterday, the Preparatory School welcomed two special visitors - Veteran NASA Astronaut Don Thomas and Western Australian children's author Reece Carter. read more Christ Church celebrates Science Week This week the School has been celebrating National Science Week. This year's theme 'Innovation – powering future industries', has been incorporated into our activities, including a focus on the advancement in technology in all industries. read more Christ Church celebrates Science Week This week the School has been celebrating Science Week, with this year's theme "Glass: More than meets the eye", based on the UN International Year of Glass. read more Christ Church boys excel during Da Vinci Decathlon Year 5 to 10 boys recently put on a great show at the Da Vinci Decathlon, hosted at the University of Western Australia. The competition is designed to challenge and stimulate the minds of school students. read more Year 7 boys go wild at Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre Last Friday, the Year 7 Biology students exchanged the surrounds of their science classroom for the wetland environments of Herdsman Lake read more Year 7 Science Experiments The beakers and thermometers were out last week as some of our Year 7 boys conducted an interesting scientific investigation. read more Author and scientist Heather Waugh visits the Prep Library As part of the School's Science Week celebrations before mid-term break our Year 5 boys were treated to a presentation from guest speaker Heather Waugh read more Beyond earth – supernovas, space debris and orbiting satellites Over the first half of this term our Year 5 boys have been building on their knowledge of space. A recent opportunity allowed the boys to expand on that foundation and ask plenty of questions along the way. read more Animal adaptations with a touch of technology Things have been getting a little freaky in the Preparatory School with our Year 5s working on 'Franken-Animals.' read more Year 6 boys spend time in Senior School Science labs Each term our Year 6 extension students visit the Senior School Science laboratories to participate in a range of Science investigations and inquiries. read more All hands on deck in the ELC Can it float? Is it water proof? How will it move? These are some of the questions our Pre-Primary boys have been exploring this term as part of their Science inquiry. read more Year 6s generate plenty of spark The Baby Distractor, The Mobile Drink Fountain, The Burglar Detector and The Electric Spaghetti Fork are some of the unique electrical devices invented by our Year 6s. read more Coding journey begins in the Early Learning Community Our Kindergarten boys have begun their coding journey using programmable floor robots called Bee-Bots. read more Design, technology and science combine as Year 2s build water walls Recently, our Year 2 boys transformed their creative designs into wonderful working water walls. read more Innovation Space welcomes its first visitors Our first groups of Year 6s enjoyed trialling the Preparatory School’s recently launched Innovation Space. read more 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 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 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 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 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 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 National Science Week 2017 It is National Science Week (12 to 20 August) and this year’s theme is Future Earth, focussed around Australia’s sustainability science. Held during mid-August each year, National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology where thousands of individuals from students to scientists get involved. 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 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 Scitech’s explosive incursion On Tuesday 28 July, the Year 5 boys enjoyed an exciting introduction to their Term 3 Science work, as they participated in the H2O show and workshop run by Scitech. read more Pre-Primary boys investigate the wetlands of Herdsman Lake The Pre-Primary boys took to the wetlands of Herdsman Lake recently, where they donned their scientific thinking hats and explored the flora and fauna. read more Scaly friends fascinate Year 1 boys read more Adventures and learning on Penguin Island read more Boys learn science of pizza read more