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 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 Informatics teams STEAM ahead Two teams of Christ Church coders are celebrating unprecedented success following two similar yet different Australian team competitions. read more Year 12 Psychology class gets a furry visitor Our Year 12 Psychology boys invited a friendly and furry visitor into class this week – Barnsey the guide dog. Barnsey came with trainer Phil Stanley from Guide Dogs WA and Phil shared insights with the class on how to best train animals and the psychological theory behind their training methods. read more Exploring the world of biomes at Perth Zoo Year 9 boys visit Perth Zoo on Wednesday 15 February to explore the world of biomes. The boys spent time learning about and observing animals and vegetation across three different biomes which they recently have been studying; Australian hot desert, Asian rainforest and the African savannah. read more Building strong scientists Geoff Sang, Tim Chapman, Keaton Wright and Alexander Shearer were recently recognised for their exceptional performances in the Australian Science Olympiad examinations. read more The Big Science Quiz Last week, Christ Church celebrated National Science Week with the Science Department engaging boys in a number of events, including the annual and supremely popular Big Science Quiz. read more Year 7 and 8 scientists study wind and solar energy Budding scientists with an interest in renewable energy generation have some exciting lessons to look forward to, after old boy Dr David Cooke recently donated five thousand dollars’ worth of laboratory equipment to the School. read more Thomas Waring selected to compete at the World Olympiad in Zurich Thomas Waring has been selected for the UNESCO-sanctioned International Science and Mathematical Olympiads next month. read more Year 9 STEM Challenge Recently, a group of Year 9 students participated in a STEM Challenge at Hale School. 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 Year 12 boys visit the Harry Perkins Institute Last week, the Year 12 Biology students visited the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research to help them better understand how mutations can be identified by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), electrophoresis and gene sequencing. read more The Big Science Quiz This week, Christ Church celebrated National Science Week, with the Science Department engaging boys in a number of events, including the annual Big Science Quiz. read more Rock vs Science To celebrate the fusion of Music and Science, in a week that saw the House Shout competition share the limelight with National Science Week, the Senior Library called all budding scientific musicians to build their own guitar. read more Science Olympiad and 10 selected for summer schools An impressive total of 10 Christ Church boys were invited to attend Schools of Excellence in Mathematics and Informatics during December. read more Boys excel in the national science test read more Science Week offers food for thought read more Boys experience university-level chemistry read more Christ Church tops WA in engineering competitions read more Boys learn importance of science in community read more Boys to attend select summer schools read more Christ Church top scorers in national science competitions read more Science Week events give boys insight into career possibilities read more Olympians Alexander and Simon win bronze for Australia read more Simon and Alex to represent Australia at Mathematics and Physics Olympiads read more Explosive reactions in PMC science lesson read more Simon to represent Australia at Asian Physics Olympiads read more Aspiring ‘Olympians’ return from summer schools read more