Legendary old boys receive honours Friends and family of three very special old boys joined students and staff in celebration last week as they were honoured as ‘Legends,’ many attending as a show of respect and to honour those who have achieved so much since leaving Christ Church. read more George dives in for Croatia Water polo player and Christ Church old boy George Ford (’10) recently headed across to Croatia to join the Croatian Water Polo League. George says the Croats and the Serbs are the best in the world at the sport. “It’s like AFL over there. They throw them in the water at a young age.” read more NAIDOC Week 2017 The School has embraced NAIDOC Week celebrations this week with a range of activities for all to participate. Led by our Indigenous students and Indigenous Program Co-ordinator, Michael Ralph, NAIDOC presents a special opportunity each year for us to highlight and reflect our commitment to the part we must play towards reconciliation. read more The wonderful relationship between a father and son The Year 12 Father/Friend and Son Breakfast took place at Frasers Restaurant prior to the end of Term 2, drawing together over 300 fathers and sons for a very special occasion. read more A night 100 years in the making Over 480 old boys gathered in the school gym on 1 July to join celebrations in the Old Boys’ Association’s centenary year. The celebrations opened with a special chapel service led by Father Frank Sheehan incorporating an interview with Duncan MacLaurin, a legendary teacher of English Literature during his tenure at Christ Church from 1988 until 2006. read more Ain’t no mountain high enough for mighty Angus Christ Church old boy Angus Caithness (‘95) has much to celebrate having just achieved the ultimate objective of all mountain climbers – accomplishing Mount Everest. read more OBA centenary – Reflections on the past 100 years It’s a special year for the School's  Old Boys’ Association (OBA) as they celebrate the year of their centenary. read more Old boys pass on wisdom for career success Many former students pursuing careers in health, science, business and the arts returned to the School last week to participate in a series of breakfast meetings aimed at encouraging and supporting our Year 12 students. read more Experience prevails on the court A few old boys may be pulling up sore this week after a tough basketball match against the CCGS team over the weekend. James Balfour (’02), Max Ward (’02), Paul Coni (’01), Rhy Pozzi (’03), Dan Dewberry (’13), Ben Purser (’07), Luca Agostinelli (’15), Sam Butler (’14) and Zac Gattorna Hargraves (’16) represented the old boys with pride, taking out a narrow win against our student players. read more Bringing smiles and love to the kids of Laos Thanks to the generosity of parents at Christ Church and MLC, the Uniform Shop was recently able to pass on plenty of used uniforms to disadvantaged children in Laos. This was done through the aid of Global Hand, a WA-based charity which the School continues to proudly support. The kids' smiles said it all when they were gifted the uniforms. read more Jake to the rescue of islanders Jake Ward’s Christmas Day may be lunch with a few people, a cruise around the island, and a surf. The Christ Church Grammar School Old Boy and former Claremont resident will be on Vanuatu, not Rottnest, and it will be his first Christmas in the Pacific country. read more A time capsule for 2045 The Year 6 boys have had a very special few weeks, preparing for and burying their time capsule for excavation in 2045, and reflecting on the meaning of time at the Old Boys’ Association Assembly. read more Christ Church Army Cadets conclude successful training year Over the holidays, the Christ Church Grammar School Army Cadet Unit successfully completed the Annual Field Exercise. read more Year 10 Mothers/Friends and Sons reminded, “success is a choice” The rain cleared for 280 Year 10 boys, mothers and mentors as they gathered in the Refectory bright and early on Thursday morning. read more NAIDOC Week celebrations Chantal Widdicombe's Year 2 class led a beautiful NAIDOC Week Assembly on Friday. read more Christ Church old boys take on the world in Rio Christ Church old boys George Ford (2010) and Adam Froese (2008) are champions in their fields and will be competing at the Rio Olympics in less than two weeks. read more Service in Action at the Looma Remote Community School A group of Year 11 boys have recently returned from a Service in Action experience in the remote Indigenous community Looma, approximately 300km east of Broome, near the Fitzroy River. read more Year 12 Father/Friend and Son breakfast ‘Find and follow your passions,’ this was the message delivered to the Year 12 students at the Father and Son breakfast at the end of Term 2. read more Career advice from Christ Church old boys One hundred and thirty boys discussed their career aspirations with ‘young’ old boys at the fourth annual Year 12 Career Breakfasts held in the Old Boys’ Gallery last week. read more Ashlee Harrison addresses mental health with Year 11 and 12 students Ashlee Harrison was at Christ Church this week, educating and empowering students to effectively deal with mental health issues. 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 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 Hugh Edwards inspires budding explorers With more than 60 years of diving adventures, Hugh Edwards had the Christ Church Marine Studies students captivated on Thursday, as he shared tales of shipwrecks, treasure hunting and swimming with giant squid and sharks. read more Service in clear view Medical Coordinator of Global Hand Charity, Mrs Reggie Lau recently took sunglasses and spectacles donated by Christ Church parents to community centres and remote schools to carry out the eye care program run by Global Hands. read more Boys experiencing our globalised world on tour The world was opened up to many Christ Church boys as several tours took place during the term break. read more Prefects push for Anglicare Street Connect At the end of Term 1, Christ Church’s School Prefects and their peers pushed their way towards raising $4000 for the Anglicare Street Connect program. read more Wolsey boys support homeless youth in Perth In early April, the boys of Wolsey House presented over 70 hygiene packs to representatives from the Anglicare Street Connect program. read more Old boy champions inspire the Year 9 aquatics team This week, the Year 9 Aquatics team travelled to UWA to meet newly crowned National League Champions and old boy brothers George (2010) and Andrew Ford (2013). read more Paul Dillon provides salient advice for our boys ‘If someone has taken an illegal drug and they are feeling unwell, don’t wait call 000.’ read more Christ Church uniforms bring smiles to small faces One hundred and fifty kilograms of second hand Christ Church and MLC uniforms have found new homes, after they were donated to the WA-based Global Hand Charity. read more