Groups return from Nullagine and Marble Bar SIA Tours In the final weeks of Term 3, two groups of Senior School students went on Service in Action (SIA) tours to remote Aboriginal communities. read more Dr Lucy Dougan visits Year 9 creative writers Our Year 9 Creative Writing class was visited yesterday by acclaimed Western Australian poet and Curtin academic, Dr Lucy Dougan. read more Boy on a Wire author ‘beams’ into classroom Author and Miles Franklin Literary Award long-lister, Jon Doust, was a recent guest speaker to our Year 12 General English class, discussing his novel 'Boy on a Wire' via live video. read more Year 10s explore the dystopian fiction genre This week our Year 10 Extension English students welcomed Philosophy Teacher Mr Matt Smith who delivered a presentation on the fundamental principles of utilitarianism and other foundational philosophies. read more Year 9 students get creative with David Whish-Wilson Fremantle-based author David Whish-Wilson was at Christ Church recently sharing his creative wisdom with our Year 9 Creative Writing class. read more Perspectives in the English Classroom Term 2 has kicked off with a diverse line up of speakers engaging with boys in wider literary and scholarly topics through the School’s English program. read more Australian legend shares writing tips at Christ Church Australian rock musician, author and screenwriter Dave Warner was at Christ Church recently, sharing insights with our Year 12 English students on his music and writing techniques. read more Myth Busters: Literature students tackle classics and canonisation What makes a text canonic? Who decides which texts make the cut? These questions and others were at the heart of a special chapel lecture recently hosted for our Year 12 Literature students. read more BP Debating sees double face off Year 11 students David Lind, Matthew Darley, Patrick Mahony and Josh Coales put in a tough argument at this week’s British Parliamentary Western Australian Debating League (WADL) Grand Final held at the University of Western Australia, seeing David and Matthew come through as runners up. read more Year 11s inspired by ‘high’ achiever On the morning of 20 May 2011, Matthew Gabriele (’97) became the first ever old boy to summit Mr Everest at 8,848m altitude. Matthew recently returned to Christ Church imparting valuable advice and inspiring our Year 11 class with his remarkable adventure story. read more Building Good Men(tors) – Senior School students offer tips for dissertation success Our Year 10 English Extension students have been busy over the past few months, undertaking the flagship challenge of writing a 7500-word dissertation on a topic of their own choice. Recently past English Extension students from 2017 and 2016 visited the School, and offered their support and guidance on approaching this challenge and strategies for success. read more Year 12s receive theatrical insights Perth theatre director, actor and writer Stuart Halusz was at Christ Church recently as part of a talk to Year 12 ATAR students on representations of homosexuality and politics within the world of theatre. read more Senior Debating team progress to Grand Final Success is being celebrated by one of our Senior Debating teams following their progression to the Western Australian Debating League (WADL) Senior Grand Final in a face-off with Shenton College. 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 Two winning trophies following the da Vinci Decathlon Over the past week, four teams from Years 7 to 10 competed in the Western Australian da Vinci Decathlon held at Wesley College. read more Award-winning cartoonist encourages boys to draw James Foley, Perth-based author, illustrator and cartoonist came and worked with Year 7 and 9 boys on Tuesday 4 August. read more Boys enjoy English Festival buzz The Senior School was abuzz during Thursday lunchtime as the English Department and Senior Library held an English Festival. read more Old boy’s expertise helps English students read more Old classics broaden new experience read more Authors share the magic of storytelling read more James wins The West’s young travel writing contest read more