2017

7 Dec 2017 | December Co-Education Update Now Available

The December edition of the Co-Education Update now now available by clicking here.

29 Nov 2017 | Harry's Film Wins at BUFTA Awards!

Year 12 student Harry Weston has won the major prize at the Bond University Film & Television Awards (BUFTAs), taking home a full scholarship to study a Bachelor of Film and Television valued at $90,000.

29 Nov 2017 | Hockeroos v Spain to play on GGS Turf!

Guildford Grammar School is proud to host two fixtures of the five-match Hockey Test Series between the women’s national teams of Australia and Spain in January 2018. The fourth-ranked Hockeyroos will meet world number 11 Spain, with two matches held on the School’s hockey turf on 15 and 16 January 2018.  

24 Nov 2017 | Our Scholar's Cup Team Second in the World!

Our Junior and Senior Scholar's Cup teams travelled to Yale University to compete in the 2017 Tournament of Champions, taking out second place in the world as the Champion Team and first in the Australia and the Americas Top Teams!

11 Oct 2017 | 2018 Prefects-Elect

Congratulations to the Prefects-Elect for 2018, who were named at Assembly this morning.

20 Sep 2017 | Celebrating NAIDOC

This morning we joined together to celebrate our NAIDOC assembly.   

20 Sep 2017 | Opti-MINDS Team Qualify for the Nationals!

Congratulations to our Preparatory School Opti-MINDS teams for their involvement in the State Finals on the weekend.  One of our teams has qualified to represent WA at the National event in Brisbane in October.

31 Aug 2017 | A photo 75 years in the making!

This photo, taken yesterday by Year 12 student Sam, was nearly 70 years in the making, with Mr Tony Lovrich waiting patiently for 25 years for his opportunity to take the photo.

23 Aug 2017 | Introduction of 3-year-old Program for 2018

We are pleased to announce that we are planning to launch a 3-year-old Program, called Little Explorers,  in 2018.  Little Explorers will be run through the Out of School Care Program in alignment with the Early Years Framework. We are now seeking expressions of interest from families who are interested in registering for the program.

23 Aug 2017 | Graydon wins the Chapel Gift!

Congratulations to Graydon Wilson (12Be) on winning yesterday's Chapel Gift - the annual sprint around the Senior School that signifies the commencement of the athletics season.

14 Aug 2017 | Science Week in the Preparatory School

This Wednesday the Preparatory School is celebrating National Science Week with a Science Discovery afternoon.

7 Aug 2017 | Registrations now open for Excellence in Classroom Teaching Conference

We are pleased to advise that registration is now open for our third Excellence in Classroom Teaching Conference, which will be held here at the School on Saturday 16 September from 8.00am-5.00pm. The conference costs $150 for teachers and $100 for trainee teachers, and includes a wide selection of workshops for primary and secondary school teachers, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and networking opportunities.

2 Aug 2017 | Exceptional Performance at World Scholar's Cup

Over the July school holidays, 15 students from Years 8-10 travelled to Greece to compete in the Athens Global Round of the World Scholar's Cup competition.  All teams performed exceptionally well in the competition and it is a credit to them that all qualified for the Tournament of Champions to be held at Yale University later this year.

25 Jul 2017 | Lifting well above their weight!

Congratulations to two of our Senior School students, Rourke (Year 10) and Ben (Year 9) who competed in the National U/15 and Youth Weightlifting Championships in Brisbane over the school holidays. Both boys represented the state and the school in admirable fashion, with Rourke bringing home a gold medal and Ben a bronze medal in their respective weight classes.

25 Jul 2017 | Tjiirdm well on his way to stardom!

Year 8 student Tjiirdm McGuire is well on his way to stardom, as one of the key characters in the new 13-part children's television series Grace Beside Me (working title). The series is currently being filmed in Queensland and will premiere on NITV in 2018.

25 Jul 2017 | 27 Clubs for Term 3!

The Preparatory School Clubs program for Term 3 has been released and there really is something for everyone, with students able to select from 27 different co-curricular clubs for Term 3!

7 Jul 2017 | Jesus Christ Superstar coming to Guildford!

In just over a month Guildford Grammar School present the iconic musical Jesus Christ Superstar for the Senior Drama production, a superb rock musical presented in a 60’s context.

29 Jun 2017 | Focus on Cadets - For Girls and Boys from 2018

The Australian Army Cadets is a leading national youth development organisation, with the character and values of the Australian Army, founded on a strong community partnership, fostering and supporting an ongoing interest in the Australian Army.

23 Jun 2017 | Students Accept Two Awards for World's Greatest Shave Fundraising Achievements!

A huge congratulations to our amazing community! A small team of Senior and Preparatory school staff and students attended the World's Greatest Shave Awards last night and proudly accepted two awards.

21 Jun 2017 | Postcards from Everywhere - School Holiday Project

The theme for Book Week this year is “Escape to Everywhere”. We would like to create a display of postcards in the Preparatory School Library celebrating the many wonderful destinations many of you may visit in the holidays. It doesn’t matter if you are having a stay at home holiday, simply find your favourite Perth or Guildford touristy postcard and send it into us telling us about your adventures at home. We would love to hear about what you are getting up to on the holidays and make an exciting display of the postcards when you return.

14 Jun 2017 | Guildford Grammar School features in Cambridge's Innovation 800 Publication

We are proud to announce that Guildford Grammar School is featured in the prestigious international publication Innovation 800, produced by Cambridge University Students' Union in partnership with St James's House. 

14 Jun 2017 | The K2 Reading Challenge is on!

Exciting news! Our K2 ‘climb’ has been approved and we are ready to start. This daunting challenge issued to our Prep boys and girls is to climb the mountain, K2, in books per metre. This is a feat few have accomplished, but we believe you are ready!

12 Jun 2017 | July School Holiday Program!

Guildford Grammar School is proud to present a program of activities for the July school holidays, open to all members of the community.  The program includes a circus  program, a soccer clinic, a hockey coaching clinic and Tech Camps for Kids!

8 Jun 2017 | 2017 Prospectus Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the Guildford Grammar School 2017 Prospectus is  now available.

8 Jun 2017 | We've got buses everywhere!

The Guildford Grammar School Bus Services cover an expansive area, from Muchea, through to Ellenbrook, Stirling, Warwick, Como, Mount Lawley, Gidgegannup, Kalamunda and Lesmurdie!

6 Jun 2017 | Little Explorers 3-year-old Program

The Out of School Care program at Guildford Grammar School would like to hear from families who would be interested in a 3-year-old program, Little Explorers, that we are hoping to offer from 2018.

6 Jun 2017 | Athletic Training Sessions Launched ahead of Aths Season

A series of athletics training sessions have been launched for Senior School students this week ahead of the start of the 2017 Athletics Season.

30 May 2017 | Friday 23 June is POSITIVITY DAY!

June 23 is Positivity Day in the Preparatory School and all students are invited to take part, join in the fun and feel great!

29 May 2017 | Another action-packed Holiday Program!

The July School Holiday Program has been released, and once again it is jam-packed full of exciting excursions and in-centre activities, from  a Marvel Superhero Day to Suitacase Circus!

18 May 2017 | Indigenous AFL Round on Saturday 27 May

We are proud to once again host the Indigenous AFL Round, against Trinity College, on Saturday 27 May. All members of the community are invited to join us for this special sporting event.

17 May 2017 | Author is Residence is Comic Genius!

We are delighted to have author Shane McCarthy in the Senior School this week as our Author In Residence. Shane is a freelance writer whose work has been published internationally by DC Comics, Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing to name a few.

8 May 2017 | Golf Team win at the PSA Golf Day!

Congratulations to our Golf Team who took out first place at the PSA Golf Day held over the weekend.

4 May 2017 | Applications now open for Indigenous Scholarships

Applications for Indigenous Scholarships are now open. Applications close at 2.00pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017.Guildford Grammar School has a long history of providing educational opportunities for Indigenous students. To date, over 150 Indigenous students have attended the School, dating back to our first Indigenous student, Charlie Burns, who attended from 1905-1909.

2 May 2017 | Mothers' Morning Tea

FOPS is proud to present a special Mothers' Morning Tea, which will be held from 10.30am on Friday 12 May, 2017 in the Preparatory School playground.

27 Apr 2017 | Registrations open for our June School Tour

Registrations are now open for our June School Tour, which will be held on Thursday 15 June from 9.00am-1.00pm.  The tour covers all years, from Kindergarten to Year 12, and attendees can opt to tour the Preparatory School, the Senior School, or both!

24 Apr 2017 | Our Preparatory School Clubs Program has Something for Everyone!

The Preparatory School Clubs program for Term 2 has been released and there really is something for everyone, with students able to select from 22 different clubs to join for Term 2!

7 Apr 2017 | Symphonies on Swan a perfect end to the term!

Last night's Symphonies on Swan concert, featuring three Guildford Grammar School ensembles, with special guest Courtney Murphy, was a fantastic night and the perfect way to end the term.

20 Mar 2017 | Guildford wins Head of the River!

Congratulations to the 1st VIII, their coaches, families and friends, on winning the Head of the River for 2017!

20 Mar 2017 | Go Forward Scholarships Now Open

Guildford Grammar School is offering a limited number of Go Forward Scholarships for students entering Years 8 to 11 in 2018, who display outstanding characteristics across a broad range of areas including high academic achievement. 

16 Mar 2017 | April School Holiday Program Released!

The April School Holiday Program has been released, and as always it is jam-packed full of exciting excursions and in-centre activities!

15 Mar 2017 | Head of the River

We wish all of our crews the best of luck for this Saturday's Head of the River.

9 Mar 2017 | Courtney Murphy to Headline Symphonies on Swan!

Imagine - it's twilight, the sun is setting over the Swan River and you're listening to great live music and enjoying delicious freshly cooked street food with your friends and family - sound good? If so, you need to join us for a very special event - Symphonies on Swan with Courtney Murphy - on Thursday 6 April from 6.00pm-8.00pm, on the grassed area near the Boat Shed.

15 Feb 2017 | March School Tour Fully Booked

Our March school tour is fully booked and several smaller tours will be arranged later for in Term 1 to meet demand.

15 Feb 2017 | Samuel's Work Placement at 6PR

Our Workplace Learning Program has produced some great outcomes for our students, including Year 12 student Samuel, who recently completed a very successful work placement at radio station News Talk 6PR 882. I

6 Feb 2017 | Year 6 students enjoy camp at Forest Edge

The Year 6 students recently enjoyed their camp last week, returning to the rebuilt Forest Edge Recreation Facility.

3 Feb 2017 | Congratulations to our 2017 Senior School Prefects

The 2017 Senior School Prefects were inducted this week, at two special Chapel Services in the beautiful Chapel of St Mary and St George.

31 Jan 2017 | Henn's House Celebrates 90 Years

In 1922 the new house system was introduced with two boarding houses, School House and St George’s House, and Stirling day boy house. By 1927 boarding numbers had grown to such an extent in School House that it was decided to form a new house. When the boys returned to school from the holidays in 1927 they were informed that there were now three houses. School House had been divided into two. There were a total of 90 boys in the Senior and Preparatory School, with 17 in the new Henn’s House.

30 Jan 2017 | Chapel Card for Term 1

The Chapel Card for Term 1, 2017 is now available.

30 Jan 2017 | Join us for yoga by the river!

Commencing on Thursday 16 February at 8.45am and running on a weekly basis, Cameron Fraser from Kāma Wellness is conducting yoga classes on the grassed area near the Boat Shed. Classes cost $15 per person, per session and bookings are not required.

28 Jan 2017 | MUSIC NEWS FOR THE FIRST WEEK BACK

A reminder to all music students in the Preparatory and Senior Schools that instrumental lessons begin in Week 2. Don't forget to register for our Music Meet and Greet BBQ!

25 Jan 2017 | Preparatory School Golf Program

Golf lessons for Preparatory School students will commence on Tuesday 7 February.
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