Three years in a row for Romsey at House Swimming Carnival Romsey House claimed its third consecutive victory at the Senior School House Swimming Carnival on Tuesday evening. Year 9 student, Kai Wylie broke the School’s Under 15 50m Freestyle record, which has stood since 2008. Kai swam the distance in 25.69 seconds. read more Term 1 Captains of Sport announced This week our Term 1 Captains of Sport were announced ahead of the 2018 PSA summer season. read more Visual Arts boys attend ‘Art Camp’ at Curtin Boys from our Year 11 and 12 Visual Arts course were privileged this week to receive guidance from some of Western Australia’s leading artists and educators at the School’s annual Art Camp held at Curtin University’s School of Design and Art (SODA). read more Year 11s inspired to strive for excellence Our annual Ad Astra Day took place at St George’s College this week, offering all Year 11 boys a special opportunity to gain inspiration and guidance from a line-up of speakers including old boy and keynote speaker, The Hon. Chief Justice Wayne Stewart Martin AC. read more PMC boys set to make a big splash Boys from our Junior and Senior Peter Moyes Centre (PMC) are currently underway with artistic works as part of The Big Splash WA, a vibrant art initiative that will see a huge pod of wildly colourful dolphin sculptures take to the streets, parks, and public spaces of Perth and surrounds over coming months to raise mental health awareness and valuable funds for Perth Children’s Hospital. read more Boarding community welcomes new members to Christ Church Our newest boys to boarding were given a warm welcome at the recent Boarders’ Orientation weekend held on campus. Joined by over 55 members from new and existing boarding families, the occasion allowed new boarders and their families an opportunity to familiarise with the residential community and its surrounds. read more A scorching start to the cricket season Perth Scorchers Vice-Captain and 2010 old boy Ashton Turner made a special appearance at Round 1 of the 2018 Darlot cricket season against Trinity, presenting caps to each of the debutants in our First XI Cricket team. read more Christ Church musicians continue on a high note Our Year 12 music cohort of 2017 demonstrated true excellence in achieving amazing examination results and tertiary placements for continuing studies in music, at both WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and the University of Western Australia (UWA). read more Christ Church and MLC join forces to deliver life-changing experience for kids Graduates from both Christ Church Grammar School and Methodist Ladies’ College teamed up in December for the 2017 Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday Camp held on campus. read more Past Drama student to appear in local play Following his performance in Garrick Theatre’s production of Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie in 2017, Christ Church old boy Kael McGrechan (‘16) received various nominations for ‘best performance by a youth.’ This included nominations in each Breakthrough Award category and the Brian Maddox Adjudicator’s Youth Award, the latter of which he received. read more Cadets complete promotion courses for senior leadership positions Between 6 to 14 January, Christ Church Grammar School Army Cadets attended the Cadet Under Officer and Warrant Officer courses held at Leeuwin Barracks and Bindoon Training Area, where Cadet Sergeants (CDTSGT) Zhou, Rocchi, McQuillan and Maloney qualified as platoon commanders by completing the CUO course, and CDTSGT Kay attended the WO course to fulfil the role of Company Sergeant Major. read more Students who read are more likely to succeed in life There’s nothing like a long summer break to get stuck into a good book. With Christmas holidays fast approaching, our Senior School Library discusses several benefits associated with reading and ideas on how parents can support their sons’ reading at home. read more Christ Church boys meet Mark McGowan Throughout this week, our Year 9 boys across different class groups have been participating in an excursion to the West Australian Parliament, Electoral Education Centre and the Constitutional Centre of WA as part of their Civics and Citizenship course. read more Christ Church boys place in top ten percent of nation This year Christ Church Grammar School had 17 students participate in Australian Science Olympiads which saw 10 of our boys achieve high distinctions, placing them in the top 10% of students in the nation. read more Mojos Bar welcomes our musicians Over 200 guests gathered at Mojos last Sunday to support our Rock Workshop students as they performed a compilation of their favourite songs and originals at this popular annual event. read more Senior School Remembrance Day commemoration Grandparents and grandfriends of boys from our Senior School gathered in great numbers last week join commemorations for Remembrance Day, honouring past servicemen and Christ Church old boys who have sacrificed their lives during war. read more The AdVenture of a lifetime begins Our Year 10 cohort set off on Tuesday morning for their highly anticipated Venture, comprising a 11-day journey in small groups with two staff, through the bushland, majestic forests and coastal settings of the Walpole-Nornalup National Park. read more Christ Church boys perform incredibly well at Mathematics Olympiad Over 440 students across 117 teams competed in the 19th Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) held at the University of Western Australia and parallel session in Bunbury on 28 October. read more Harry Nye plays the ASX sharemarket game and wins Each year, Christ Church Grammar School enters a number of classes into the ASX’s Sharemarket Game as part of the Economics and Finance areas of Humanities, enabling boys to develop their knowledge of the sharemarket. read more Answering the Captain’s call Our School and House Prefects for 2018 were formally inducted at Senior School Assembly last week, revealing a line-up of boys with a determination to lead by example. read more Mothers and sons share magical moment There was a wonderful turn out to last weekend’s Mothers and Sons ‘Time and Space’ event as close to 200 attendees gathered to discuss times of transition in our boys’ lives. read more Over three tonnes of rescued food feeding Perth’s disadvantaged Our Year 10 ENCOMM (Environment and Community Service) boys and other student volunteers were recently presented with certificates of appreciation by Food Rescue UnitingCare West. read more Boarders reflect on Christ Church experience The Walters Residential Community recently bid farewell to its graduating Year 12 boarders with a special guard of honour and celebration held in Sandover Dining Hall. read more Magnum Opus celebrates graduating creatives The School recently celebrated the graduation of its Year 12 creatives at the art exhibition opening of 'Magnum Opus,' an exhibition showcasing an amazing variety of art forms ranging from the traditional genres of the landscape, still life and portraiture to the digital engagement with the latest technologies of film making, animation and cinemagraphs. read more Christ Church boys shine in problem solving contest Three Christ Church boys competed in the recent Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACMICPC), an international competition between university aged computer science students from around the globe. read more Cadets mark end of service in Principal’s Parade Over 70 of our cadets proudly marched in the Principal’s Parade held last Friday on the Senior School oval, celebrating what has been a year filled with individual and collective achievement. read more Maldives Surf Tour 2017 Across the school holidays eight of our keenest surfers travelled halfway around the world to take on some incredible surfing action in the Maldives. read more Christ Church Army Cadets finish AFX17 on a high Over the school holidays, the Christ Church Grammar School Army Cadet Unit were deployed to Bindoon and Northam Army Training Areas, successfully completing the 2017 Brigade Annual Field Exercise (AFX17). This included four of our cadets receiving marksmanship awards. read more Languages Week 2017 The School recently celebrated Languages Week, offering boys at Christ Church an opportunity to discover and immerse into foreign cultures. read more A stroll by the river for the kids of Cambodia Sixty of our boarders and eight staff participated in the Walters Walk last weekend, covering a total distance of 21km around the Swan River to raise vital money for the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF). read more