Paul Dillon – Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs Renowned guest speaker Paul Dillon made a return to Christ Church this week, speaking to over 190 school community members on the topic of Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs. How much influence do parents really have? read more Building healthy and strong relationships Over 200 Year 9 boys and their fathers gathered in the School Refectory last month for the inaugural Year 9 Father/Son experience, a special opportunity for fathers to discover new ways to build healthy, strong relationships with their boys. read more Making the most of sleep There are a number of things that can interfere with your sleep, including a late/delayed body clock, stress/anxiety, feeling pressured to “do it all” and undervaluing sleep. During high school, around nine hours per night is recommended (but this varies from person to person). A few nights of poor sleep won’t be the end of the world, and there are individual differences in how much sleep we need. read more The Mask You Live In Our Year 10 boys were recently invited to a screening of the U.S documentary The Mask You Live In which follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating society’s narrow definition of masculinity. read more Mental health strategies Founder and CEO of zero2hero, Ashlee Harrison, was at Christ Church recently speaking to our Year 11 boys on how to effectively deal with mental health issues. The visit complements our Personal and Spiritual Development (PSD) program delivered to all boys from Years 7 to 10. read more The Hon Wayne Martin AC reflects on what makes a good man The Hon Wayne Martin AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia, spoke to the Senior School staff and students on Thursday morning. read more Health and wellbeing – a top priority at Christ Church Grammar School Last week yoga mats were in high demand as yoga classes commenced at Christ Church Grammar School. read more Time and Space for Mothers and Sons There was a wonderful turnout at the Mothers and Sons ‘Time and Space’ event on Wednesday, as over 200 people gathered to discuss times of transition in our boys’ lives. read more Year 9 PSD students learn about the Stolen Generation The Year 9 and 10 PSD students had an eye-opening lesson today, as they heard from Sheila Humphries, an Indigenous elder who was forcibly removed from her family. read more The Centre for Ethics brings Varun Ghosh and Reverend Dr Robin Meyers to CCGS Last week, the Centre for Ethics brought two very interesting speakers to the School. 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 Year 12 Philosophy Conference Last week, the Year 12 Philosophy and Ethics cohort travelled to Wesley College where they joined senior students from around Western Australia to hear UK lecturer Robert Kirkwood present on the topic, ‘Why should I be moral when it is not in my best interests to be so?’ read more Boarders mentoring boarders at the Term 3 Residential Dinner On Wednesday evening, the Christ Church boarding community enjoyed a fine dining experience as they attended the Term 3 Residential Dinner. read more Developing global citizens and leaders This week, Year 8 boys took part in a High Resolves incursion. read more How to raise a modern man – Dr Michael Kimmel explains This week senior schoolboys, mothers, fathers and guardians had the opportunity to meet one of the world’s leading authorities on the trajectory of the modern man. read more Year 8 Father, Friend and Son Breakfast More than 300 guests descended on the School Refectory bright and early this morning for the Year 8 Father, Friend and Son Breakfast. read more Postcard from Saint-Jean et La Croix This exchange to France has been the greatest experience of my life. read more Boys experience a pilgrimage to St Christopher’s, Fiji Students and staff from Christ Church and St Hilda’s spent ten days on a pilgrimage to St Christopher’s Home in Fiji during the Term 1 school holidays. read more Talks offer insight, strategies for change read more Students share own stories on Harmony Day read more Beach welcome helps Year 7 boys read more Boys given strategies for school and beyond read more Expert has boys talking about masculinity and being good men read more Father-son bond enriched by service experience read more Welcome to Country ceremonies enrich community read more