Activities

An extensive range of extra curricular activities are available to all Senior School students to further their interests and abilities.

These activities include:

Art

Opportunities are provided for additional, unstructured time in the art studios during after-school Art. Students may work on individual extension art activities of their own choice under the guidance of a specialist teacher.

Cadets

In Year 10, all boys are required to participate in one of three cadet programs:

  • Army Cadets offering boys an opportunity to develop confidence, self-discipline and learn a wide variety of skills
  • Surf Life Saving Cadets, run through North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club and includes a range of life saving activities
  • Environment and Community Cadet activities including volunteering at aged-care facilities, wetland restoration and food rescue.

Chess

The Chess Club is open to all boys in the Senior School. Teams are drawn from the club to compete in various inter-school competitions. The School also sends teams to the PSA, Four Schools’ and State competitions.

Debating

Christ Church has a high level of participation and achievement across all year groups in Debating. There are also opportunities in House Debating and social debating with local schools and workshops.

Drama

Drama at Christ Church is a highly popular part of the extra curricular program. The Midnite Youth Theatre Company performs a variety of plays throughout the year featuring students from Years 7 to 12 as well as other schools.

Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh International Award lets participants create their own activity program of physical recreation, skill, service and expedition. 

Mock Trials

This competition is sponsored by the Law Society of Western Australia and aims to teach students how the legal system works by involving them in a courtroom trial. Boys in Years 11 and 12 are eligible to participate.

Music

Catering for Classical, Jazz and Rock musicians, there is an active calendar of performance opportunities at a variety of venues, as well as school assemblies and major concerts. For more information, click here.

Publishing

Each year, boys who enjoy writing and photography assist with the preparation and production of the School’s year book. The student committee is involved in writing, editing, proof reading, illustrating, taking photographs and general preparations for printing.

SCRAM

SCRAM (Schools’ Conflict Resolution and Mediation), an initiative of the Western Australian Dispute Resolution Association, is a Year 10 interactive role-play competition aimed at encouraging the development of conflict resolution skills in secondary schools.

Tours

A range of international and interstate tour opportunities are available to boys as they progress through the School. Tours include sport, history, music, drama, art, languages and Service in Action (SIA).