News and Events
31 Jan 2014 | 2013 WACE Results Released
We are pleased to report the WACE results achieved by the Guildford Grammar School boys of 2013 and congratulate them on their final academic achievements reflected in these results.
13 Jan 2014 | Donna named Apprentice of the Year!
Donna Paull, the School's contract painter, has been named Group Training WA and Master Painters and Decorators Apprentice of the Year.
03 Jan 2014 | WACE Certificate Recipients
09 Dec 2013 | Congratulations to Prize Recipients
Congratulations to Tristan Dale, 2013 Dux of School, and the many other Award and Special Prize recipients. The full list can be viewed here.
29 Nov 2013 | All day cricket for the Prep XI team
Earlier this week the Prep 1st XI Cricket Team played the annual all day cricket match against Trinity College.
25 Nov 2013 | Media boys win in the BUFTA Awards
Three of the School's Media students have walked away from the BUFTA Film Awards with a swag of awards, including winning the coveted Best Film maker Scholarship.
21 Nov 2013 | Prominent coach joins the ranks
Experienced swimming coach, Gordon Shaw, has now joined the Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swimming Club and will work alongside current coach, Brett Tongue, in the School's swimming programs.
18 Nov 2013 | Guildford on Swan
Rowers and their families enjoyed a great day of racing at Saturday's Guildford on Swan Regatta.
14 Nov 2013 | Inaugural beach rugby day a success!
The inaugural Year 6 & 7 Beach Rugby day was a huge success, held on 9 November on the pristine white sand of Sorrento Beach.
08 Nov 2013 | Fond farewell for Heather Hambleton after 32 years of service
Past and present members of the School community filled Priestley Hall this morning to bid a fond farewell to long serving Preparatory School teacher, Heather Hambleton.
05 Nov 2013 | Twins in leadership make School history!
For the first time in history, a set of identical twins, Fraser and Gavin Pensini, were selected as Captain and Vice-Captain of the School for 2014.
01 Nov 2013 | Another great Grandparents' Day
Around 400 Grandparents enjoyed spending some time in the School today, celebrating Grandparents' Day!
31 Oct 2013 | Three media awards in one week!
Two Year 11 boys, Cohen Dix
and Harry Cassell
, have won the ATOM Film Awards for Best Senior Secondary Music Video for their video Sleepless
and five Year 12 students have been announced as finalists in the Atwell Film Festival.
31 Oct 2013 | Solar Success Again!
This year our Solar Boat Challenge Team, consisting of Duke Gordon and Andrew Chase finished in second place in the Junior Solar Boat State competition.
18 Oct 2013 | Special guest preacher on 27 October
The Very Rev'd John Shepherd, Dean of Perth, will preach at the 6.15pm Chapel Service on Sunday 27 October.
18 Oct 2013 | Senior Chaplain strenghens ties with Canada
Our Senior Chaplain, Father Philip Raymont, recently returned from a trip to the University of British Columbia in Canada, where he was a Visiting Scholar.
17 Oct 2013 | 2014 School Leaders Announced
Congratulations to the 2014 School leaders, who were announced at Assembly yesterday.
10 Oct 2013 | Year 11s perform Away
The Year 11 drama performance of Michael Gow's Away
will be held on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October.
10 Oct 2013 | Cancellation of Gala Masquerade Ball
We regret to advise that the decision has been made to cancel the Gala Masquerade Ball, which was to be held on Saturday 19 October.
02 Oct 2013 | Art Exhibition and High Tea
The 13th annual Guildford Grammar School Art Exhibition and Sale will be open to the public from Saturday 12 October until Monday 14 October, in the School’s Cecil Oliverson Gymnasium. As well as the official opening on Friday 11 October, this year’s exhibition will feature an All-Day Community High Tea on Sunday 13 October, where fashion parades, high tea and entertainment by Courtney Murphy will keep guests entertained
26 Sep 2013 | Archbishop Albert Chama Special Guest at Choral Evensong
The School was proud to welcome Archbishop Albert Chama, Primate of Central Africa and Bishop of Northern Zambia, as our guest preacher at the recent Choral Evensong.
16 Sep 2013 | Three boys in finals of National Film Awards
Three Senior School boys are in the finals of the National IPAF ATOM Film Awards this year, with their recent school films.
12 Sep 2013 | Year 7, 2015 scholarships now open
The academic and music scholarship nomination process is now open for those students who are due to enter Year 7 in 2015.
28 Aug 2013 | First and fifth place in national Titrations competition!
Following their outstanding results in the state finals of the RACI Chemistry Titration competition, we are proud to announce that our teams finished first and fifth in the national finals, held yesterday in Perth!
22 Aug 2013 | Dads' Breakfast a Huge Success
Over 600 fathers and sons enjoyed a cooked breakfast this morning at the Friends of Senior School's Dads' Big Breakfast.
21 Aug 2013 | Scott sprints across the finishing line!
Scott McCagh (12Be), School Captain, is the winner of the 2013 Chapel Gift.
16 Aug 2013 | Boys build a winning bridge!
Three Year 9 students proudly presented a cheque for $1000 to the Headmaster at Wednesday’s assembly, the result of placing second in the Western Australian leg of the Aurecon Bridge Building competition. The boys’ entry, which withheld a weight of 41kg, was made from a combination of balsa wood, string, cardboard and glue.
15 Aug 2013 | Plans for new Preparatory School classrooms released!
The plans for the new Preparatory School classrooms were revealed at the recent P & F Meeting. You can view the plans by clicking here.
09 Aug 2013 | Top performer at just 15
Year 12 student, Saul Campion, featured in yesterday's West and on the Channel Seven News last night. Click here to read the article from the West.
09 Aug 2013 | ATAR Attack!
Guildford Grammar School is heavily subsidising the Year 12 Study Skill and WACE Revision programs for our students this year. The program, ATAR Attack
, will be held over the first week of the Term 3 holidays.
01 Aug 2013 | All new Mr Men and Little Miss Characters in Year 3!
Year 3 students recently turned their hands to publishing and illustrating, when they came up with their own range of Mr Men and Little Miss characters, which were also immortalised in clay!
26 Jul 2013 | Boys excel at national Philosothon
Eight Guildford Grammar School students recently travelled to Melbourne to compete against 12 other schools in the Australasian Philosothon Championships.
18 Jul 2013 | Boarding and Prep School Construction Commences!
Work is now underway on the new boarding houses alongside the Senior Hall with the demountable buildings now in place.
11 Jul 2013 | Witchcraft and Tragedy - Senior Drama Students Tackle The Crucible
Senior drama students from Guildford Grammar School and Perth College have joined forces to bring Arthur Miller's tense and tragic play, The Crucible
, to the stage.
08 Jul 2013 | Philosothon Team Heading to Nationals
Congratulations to our Philosothon Team who are travelling to Melbourne this week to compete in the National Championships.
08 Jul 2013 | Dean of Clare College Guest Preacher
The Rev'd Dr Greg Seach, Dean, Clare College, University of Cambridge, will be the Guest Preacher at the Boarding Eucharist on Sunday 4 August and at the House Services on 5 & 6 August.
25 Jun 2013 | Guildford's Own Master Chef!
Walk past the Out of School Care Centre at around 2.00pm on any day of the week, and you will enjoy the smell of freshly baked bread or pastries, as new Coordinator, Melanie Berrington, introduces a range of fresh, home made foods to the menu.
24 Jun 2013 | Dylan Collard named 2013 NAIDOC Male Youth of the Year
Congratulations to Old Boy of the School, Dylan Collard (Ha 07-09), who has been named the 2013 NAIDOC Male Youth of the Year.
12 Jun 2013 | Bursar's MBA featured through Australian Institute of Business
The School's Bursar, Mr Kent Peters, is featured in an article written by the Australian Institute of Business.
06 Jun 2013 | Mothers Enjoy Fun Lunch!
Ninety mothers enjoyed the Inaugural FOSS Mothers' Day Luncheon in the Foundation Pavilion on Thursday 30 May, with special guest entertainer Shazza.
30 May 2013 | Rugby matches against St Andrews School (Singapore)
Guildford Grammar School is proud to host St Andrews Senior School for two rugby matches at the School on Monday 3 June 2013.
27 May 2013 | A Hair Raising Effort!
It was a sea of colour and wild hairstyles at Guildford Grammar Preparatory School on Friday 24 May, when the whole school spritzed, sprayed and coloured to celebrate Crazy Hair Day!
20 May 2013 | Young Australian of the Year to attend launch of Reconcilation Action Plan
Guildford Grammar School will officially launch its Reconciliation Action Plan at a Flag Raising Ceremony at 11.30am on Wednesday 22 May 2013. All students from the Senior School will attend the Service, which will mark the permanent flying of the Aboriginal flag alongside the School flag and the State flag on the School’s flagpole. Guildford Grammar School is the first PSA School in Western Australia to develop and launch a Reconciliation Action Plan.
07 May 2013 | ANZAC SERVICE LOCATION MOVED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Wednesday's Anzac Service will now be held in the Gymnasium due to the forecast for rain and storms.
03 May 2013 | Anzac Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying
98 years on from the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the beaches of Gallipoli, the Guildford Grammar School community is pausing to reflect on the meaning of service and sacrifice.
03 May 2013 | Sevens Team in Curtain Raiser on Saturday
The School's Rugby Sevens team will take part in a curtain raiser match against Wesley College for the Reds v Force home game, this Saturday at 4.30pm at NIB Stadium.
03 May 2013 | Mothers invited to special Service
All mothers and their children are invited to attend a special Mother's Day Service in the Chapel on Saturday 11 May from 6.30pm.
27 Mar 2013 | Guildford takes home the Hamer Cup!
Guildford Grammar School rowers have taken home the prestigious Hamer Cup for overall Champion Rowing School at the Head of the River Regatta!
27 Mar 2013 | GGS Bush Fair!
The GGS Bush Fair will be held on Saturday 13 April from 4.00pm-9.00pm on Roberts Oval.
13 Mar 2013 | Old Boys Return as Career Mentors
Thank you to the many Old Boys of the School who returned on Monday afternoon as career mentors at the School's Career Carousel.
06 Mar 2013 | New Boat Named in Honour of Former Rowing Master
In a special ceremony as part of today’s School assembly, one of two newly purchased Empacher VIII boats was named after Mr Geoffrey Hale, an Old Boy of the School, former Registrar, former Master in Charge of Rowing, member of the 1960 Olympic Rowing Australia VIII, and one of the founding members of the successful and well supported Guildford Rowing Association (GRA).
18 Feb 2013 | The Great Debate Returns!
The School is proud to once again host the Great Cambridge Debate, in the School's Dining Hall on Sunday 24 February 2013.
12 Feb 2013 | New Prefects Inducted
The 2013 Prefects were officially inducted yesterday and today, in two special Services held in the Chapel of St Mary & St George.
06 Feb 2013 | 2012 WACE Results
We are pleased to report the WACE results achieved by the Guildford Grammar School boys of 2012 and congratulate them on their fine academic achievements reflected in these results.
19 Dec 2012 | 'Super' Club Boosts Swimming in the Region
There is a new powerful swimming club in the region, formed through a partnership between the Guildford Blues Swimming Club and the Kalamunda Districts Swimming Club. The new club will be known as the Guildford and Kalamunda Districts Swimming Club. This exciting new partnership presents many new opportunities and programs for local swimmers.
05 Dec 2012 | Victory in Model Solar Challenge
To conclude the year on a high note we recently heard the news that our Solar Boat teams were successful on the national stage.
29 Nov 2012 | Double Gold for Prep Maths
Two Year 6 students, Maximillian Wadkins and Nicholas Trease, were awarded gold medals in the recent Australasian Mathematical Problem Solving Olympiads. The boys were two of only 280 students from Australia, New Zealand and Singapore who achieved perfect scores in the competition.
29 Nov 2012 | It's Official - Guildford Grammar School the best Media School in Australia!
Guildford Grammar School has won the ‘Best School’ category at this year’s Bond University Film and Television Awards, with Media Teacher Brad Minchin collecting the award at a Gala Ceremony on the Gold Coast on Friday evening. Adding to the excitement, Year 12 student Ben Levin was runner-up in both the ‘Art Film’ category and the Encouragement Award, highlighting his film making talents and potential in the film industry.
22 Nov 2012 | It all adds up for Jesse
Year 7 student Jesse Morrison was recently presented with a certificate from the Australian Mathematics Trust, in recognition of placing in the 99th percentile of Australian students who took part in the Informatics maths competition.
20 Nov 2012 | Limited edition GGS licence plates now available!
A small number of limited edition GGS licence plates are now available, with the proceeds of all sales contributing towards the Go Forward scholarship.
16 Nov 2012 | Media students place in top three nationally in Bond film awards
Media students have again excelled in the Bond University Film & Television Awards, being selected as a finalist in the Best School Award Category for films submitted by students in the 2012 short film competition.
05 Nov 2012 | 2012 Film Festival
All parents are invited to attend the 2012 Film Festival, this Wednesday night at 6.00pm.
31 Oct 2012 | Jennie Bickmore-Brand presenting workshop to Prep parents
The Early Learning Centre is proud to present a free workshop for Preparatory School parents, with education and media professional, Dr Jennie Bickmore-Brand.
28 Sep 2012 | Courtney Murphy, High Tea and Fashion to Celebrate the 12th Annual Art Exhibition
The 12th annual Guildford Grammar School Art Exhibition will be held from Friday 19 October until Sunday 21 October, in the School's Cecil Oliverson Gymnasium. Courtney Murphy, 2004 Australian Idol finalist will be the guest entertainer at the official opening on Thursday 18 October.
17 Sep 2012 | A weekend of sevens for rugby!
Last weekend was the busiest one of the year for the School’s Rugby Sevens teams, who took part in two major competitions; the Guildford Sevens Tournament at the Preparatory School and a curtain raiser for the Wallabies v Springboks test match at Patersons Stadium.
14 Sep 2012 | Good Men Campaign Wins Marketing Award!
Last week members of our Community Relations team proudly won a marketing award for the very successful 'Generations of Good Men' marketing campaign.
31 Aug 2012 | New Strategic Plan to be presented at P & F Meeting
The P & F Committee cordially invite all members of the School community to attend their General Meeting on Monday 10 September, where Headmaster, Mr Stephen Webber, will present details of the School's 5-year Strategic Plan.
22 Aug 2012 | We want your mobile phones!
FOPS is encouraging all students, families and friends to donate their old mobile phones to help raise money for Mount Lawley Primary School.
07 Aug 2012 | School takes out second place in FAPSA Australian Philosothon
Congratulations to the students and staff involved in the recent FAPSA Australasian Philosothon, where the School placed second overall.
02 Aug 2012 | Grease - All tickets have sold out!
We are obviously thrilled that this production has been so popular, but apologise to those that have been unable to purchase tickets. All tickets for all performances (9, 10 and 11 August) have been sold including door sale tickets.
25 Jun 2012 | NAIDOC Week 2012
Guildford Grammar School has planned a week of events and activities to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2012.
21 Jun 2012 | Aladdin flies into Guildford!
Year 6 students at Guildford Grammar School are about to step aboard a flying carpet, as they put the final touches to their colourful musical production of Disney’s Aladdin Jnr. The production will be held in the David Lawe Davies Centre on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 July.
19 Jun 2012 | Prep students share in 100th birthday party!
A group of Preparatory School students participating in the School's Service to Others program were lucky to share in the 100th birthday celebrations of a Midland Nursing Home resident.
11 Jun 2012 | Life and Death Issues the Focus of Public Lecture by Leading British Ethicist
Guildford Grammar School is hosting a free public lecture by leading British ethicist, the Rev’d Jeremy Caddick, on Tuesday 3 July from 7.30pm in the Foundation Pavilion. The lecture is entitled “Life and death questions: how do we decide?
08 Jun 2012 | Brooke Swims her way to the State Finals
Year 6 student and Head Girl, Brooke Rego, blitzed the competition at last weekend’s State Short Course Qualifying Meet, taking home first in the state for her age group in five of her races and rounding off the meet with seconds and a third in the rest of her events. Brooke’s impressive effort saw her beat all of her personal best times, and she is now eligible to compete in the State Short Course Swimming Championships in July.
15 May 2012 | Prep Students Excel in Dive and Try!
Four Preparatory School students recently excelled in the Dive and Try competition held at Chisholm College.
10 May 2012 | Jackson talks four ways with Rotary
Year 11 student Jackson Passeri has entered the history books at Guildford Grammar School, as the first student to win the District FInals of the Rotary 4-Way Speaking Contest.
04 May 2012 | Macbeth, gripping and intense!
The Opening Night of the Year 11 performance of Macbeth was a great success, well attended by parents and friends.
01 May 2012 | 2011 Annual Report Released
The School's 2011 Annual Report was released today and is now available for downloading.
30 Apr 2012 | Mother's Day Service
All Guildford Grammar School mothers are invited to attend a Mother's Day Service on Saturday 12 May 2012.
26 Apr 2012 | 2013 SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED
Congratulations to Guildford Grammar School's 2013 Scholarship Recipients.
20 Apr 2012 | Anzac Day Commemorative Service
Students from Guildford Grammar School will take part in a moving Anzac Day Service to commemorate 79 former students who lost their lives in World War II. The Service will be held on Friday 27 April, from 8.45am.
20 Apr 2012 | Foundation Speaker Series - An Evening with Graham Hyman
The Guildford Grammar School Foundation is proud to present an evening with Graham Hyman. Graham will present two dynamic, entertaining and informative sessions on teenagers, on 10 and 12 May, in the DLD.
29 Mar 2012 | World's Greatest Shave
This year's Prefects have organised for a team of boys from across the School to participate in the Leukaemia Foundation World's Greatest Shave on Wednesday 4 April.
28 Mar 2012 | Darlot Cup Cricket Record Broken Again!
Last weekend, Nick Van Der Westhuizen made 112 and Charles Lill 92, in a third wicket partnership of 200 runs against Hale School.
23 Mar 2012 | Friends of Senior School
We are seeking a group of fun loving supportive parents interested in joining our new organisation - FOSS - Friends of Senior School.
22 Mar 2012 | Silver for Schoolboy Rowers
Ten Guildford Grammar School rowers recently performed well at the 2012 Australian Rowing Championships, held from 5-12 March at Champion Lakes, with one team proudly making School history and taking home a silver medal.
20 Mar 2012 | Parents and Friends News
Two P&F committee meetings have been held in Term 1 to discuss structure changes, P&F purpose/responsibilities and the creation of a plan to ensure key initiatives are delivered in 2012. The outcome has been positive and we look forward to keeping the school community informed as we embed changes and make progress against the 2012 plan.
01 Mar 2012 | Deja woos the Prep!
Friday 24 February 2012 was a historic day in the Guildford Grammar Preparatory School, when Year 6 student Deja White was inducted as the first female Captain of the Preparatory School, in front of her family, friends and peers.
28 Feb 2012 | School Closure 2 March
Parents are advised that the School will be closed for mid-term break on Friday 2 March for a whole of school staff professional learning day. The School will re-open after the public holiday on Tuesday 6 March.
24 Feb 2012 | Congratulations to Preparatory School Leaders
Congratulations to all the Preparatory School students who were today inducted at a special Ceremony of Induction and Recognition.
23 Feb 2012 | "Spacejock" author to conduct short story workshops
Science Fiction author, Simon Haynes, will conduct short-story writing workshops for Year 7 and 8 students, when he visits the School on Tuesday 28 February.
22 Feb 2012 | House Swimming Championships, 2012
The House Swimming Championships will be held on Thursday 23 February at 10.30am at Challenge Stadium.
Please click here
to download the program for the day.
08 Feb 2012 | The Great Debate, Cambridge Style!
Guildford Grammar School and the Cambridge Society of WA will hold an inaugural Cambridge style debate, debating the motion that, 'This house believes that the primary purpose of education must be to train the mind to think, ahead of teaching vocational skills.
' Two Year 12 students, Hamish Robertson and Myles Niutta, will join the Cambridge Society teams, one on each side of the debate.
01 Feb 2012 | Outstanding Achievements for two leavers
Congratulations to two of our 2011 leavers on their outstanding achievements since leaving the School at the end of last year.
01 Feb 2012 | Connor Heads to West Ham
Year 11 student, Connor Boland (11Fr) has been invited to attend the West Ham Football Academy in London, after being identified at a camp in Perth in October 2011.
18 Jan 2012 | 2011 WACE RESULTS
The School is delighted to share detail relating to the achievements of the Class of 2011.
24 Nov 2011 | Transport Assistance for those without access to Transperth buses
Parents of students who use GGS buses or do not have access to Transperth buses can apply for Transport Assistance through School Bus Services.
10 Nov 2011 | Burnley visit strengthens Soccer ties
A recent visit to the School by Councillor Charles Briggs from the Burnley Council in England has strengthened the partnership between Guildford Grammar School and former English Premier League club, Burnley Football Club. The visit also highlighted the opportunities available for young soccer players to train and develop their skills through camps and clinics held on the School grounds, with the ultimate goal of sending players to train in the United Kingdom with the Burnley Youth squad.
10 Nov 2011 | Food, Martial Arts and Art all part of Asia Week
Guildford Grammar School students will take part in a week of activities from 16-23 November, as part of the School's Asia Week program.
07 Nov 2011 | Prep students perform well in spelling bee!
On Tuesday 1 November, six very brave Guildford Grammar School Preparatory students took part in an interschool Spelling Bee at Perth College.
04 Nov 2011 | CAGE BIRDS - YEAR 10 DRAMA PRODUCTION
The Year 10 Drama production, Cagebirds by David Campton, will be held on Monday 7 November at 7.30pm in the David Lawe Davies Centre.
01 Nov 2011 | LADIES AUXILIARY CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS - ORDER NOW!
As we enter the Festive season, the Ladies Auxiliary is once again pleased to offer a range of delicious Christmas puddings. This year, the puddings will be supplied by Pudding Lane.
26 Oct 2011 | Year 11 Drama Production - Summer of the Aliens by Louis Nowra
The Year 11 Drama Production, Summer of the Aliens
, by Louis Nowra, will be held in the DLD on Monday 31 October and Tuesday 1 November, at 7.30pm.
24 Oct 2011 | Boys Raising Funds for Cambodian Orphanage
Twelve students embarking on a trip to Cambodia in January 2012 have organised several fundraising events to raise money for the Sunshine House Orphanage, where the boys will be spending some time while in Cambodia. A special fundraising dinner will be held on 17 November, with all proceeds going directly to Sunshine House.
04 Oct 2011 | Mucky Duck Bush Band at the FOPS Bush Dance!
Local band, Mucky Duck Bush Band, will feature at the FOPS Bush Dance, on Friday 28 October on Roberts Oval from 4.00pm-8.30pm.
14 Sep 2011 | 11th Annual Art Exhibition and Sale (14 -16 Oct)
The 11th annual Art Exhibition and Sale for Guildford Grammar School and the Guildford Arts Supporters, will be held off-campus for the first time, with the Midland Junction Arts Centre proudly hosting the exhibition from Thursday 13 October until Sunday 16 October.
14 Sep 2011 | Talk by Professor David Ravine
The Theological Society of Guildford Grammar School will present a talk by Professor David Ravine, Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Western Australia, on Thursday 15 September, from 4.00pm. The talk is entitled, "Medical Ethics in the Era of the New Knowledge of the Human Genome
01 Sep 2011 | Historic Chapel open to the community; Service of Praise & Thanksgiving
Guildford Grammar School will open the doors of the historic Chapel of St Mary & St George on Sunday 18 September, inviting members of the local community to come along, view the Chapel, and join us in worship.
25 Aug 2011 | It's Gold, Silver, Gold for the Bartons!
Three Guildford Grammar School students recently took out two gold and one silver medal in the WA State Junior Singles Championships, in French game, Petanque.
19 Aug 2011 | Run and bike ride for a good case
Guildford Grammar School's Freeth House students have supported Muscular Dystrophy Western Australia (MDWA) as their House charity for the past six years, raising money and awareness on the important work MDWA does to support those living with muscular dystrophy. This year, Freeth House students have already raised over $1700 through collections, with another $2445 pledged through students' participation in two major events; the City to Surf
and the Dwellingup 100 MTB
mountain bike event.
17 Aug 2011 | Boarders' Parents Chapel Service
Over forty boarding family members joined their sons and brothers at the School Eucharist on Sunday 14 August.
16 Aug 2011 | New Coach Appointed - Guildford Blues Swimming Club
The Guildford Blues Swimming Club recently appointed a new Head Coach. Kim MacCarthy is a Bronze license qualified coach who has achieved outstanding success at State and National level in Victoria and Western Australia.
16 Aug 2011 | Bold bid for Basil!
Popular radio and television sports presenter, Basil Zempilas, will visit Guildford Grammar School on Friday 26 August, after the School successfully bid for his MC services through The 92.9 Kids Appeal with Telethon
for Princess Margaret Hospital.
12 Aug 2011 | Promising young Rugby player selected for 'A' Team
Guildford Grammar School student, Corey Thomas, has been selected to represent the Australian Schools 'A' team in Rugby Union, setting the wheels in motion for a possible career in professional Rugby and placing him in the top five players in this country for his position.
12 Aug 2011 | 2011 Academic Honour Society
The Headmaster, Mr Stephen Webber, and Deputy Headmaster (Curriculum), Mr Graham Lawson, are delighted to recognise the academic achievements of the following students, with acceptance into the Guildford Grammar School Academic Honour Society.
09 Aug 2011 | One World, Many Stories - Celebrating Book Week 2011
Guildford Grammar Preparatory School is celebrating Children's Book Week 2011 from Monday 22 August - Thursday 25 August. This year's theme is One World, Many Stories
. As well as storytelling sessions by the Headmaster, Head of Prep School and Chaplain, students will enjoy a visit by author Ken Spillman and a dress up day to coincide with this year's theme.
04 Aug 2011 | Jeans for Genes Day (5 August)
Students from Guildford Grammar School will don their jeans on Friday to participate in Jeans for Genes day, raising funds for the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).
03 Aug 2011 | St John Ambulance Chapel Service
For the second year in a row, Guildford Grammar School hosted the Annual Service for the Feast of St John Baptist, on behalf of the Western Australian Commandery of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (the St John Ambulance), at which new St John Ambulance cadets are enrolled.
03 Aug 2011 | Visiting UK Rugby team flex their muscles on the field
Guildford Grammar School recently hosted the Radley College Rugby Team from Oxfordshire in England, coordinating accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment for the team. The highlight of the visit was a blockbuster Rugby match, which sent the Radley team home with a victorious and hard-fought win.
01 Aug 2011 | Rare organ recital a special treat for students and staff
Students and staff from Guildford Grammar School yesterday enjoyed a special lunchtime organ recital by Year 12 music student Elijah Lim, in the Chapel of St Mary & St George.
29 Jul 2011 | Teacher launches art exhibition and book
Guildford Grammar School Art teacher, Adam Derums, is holding and exhibition of his works from 5-27 August at Goddard de Fiddes Gallery in West Perth. The exhibition launch coincides with the launch of A Remote Dawn
, an illustrated account of Adam's work from the past two decades.
27 Jul 2011 | A Midsummer Night's Dream
Drama students from Guildford Grammar School and Perth College have joined forces to create a vibrant, comical and energetic performance of one of the Bard's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream
, by William Shakespeare.
30 Jun 2011 | 2012 Scholarship Recipients
Guildford Grammar School is pleased to announce the 2012 Scholarship recipients.
29 Jun 2011 | TWO GUILDFORD BOYS SELECTED TO REPRESENT WA IN NATIONAL YOUTH ROWING CUP
Two Guildford Grammar School students, one current, and one past, have been selected for the West Australian squad in the Sydney International Regatta Youth Rowing Cup.
01 Jun 2011 | Construction underway on Catalyst Building
Last week, work commenced on the highly anticipated Catalyst building at Guildford Grammar School, which will see the construction of 14 new teaching rooms, 8 Catalyst laboratories, IT resource areas, staff planning and resource areas and a new Administration centre, constructed alongside the current School building on Great Eastern Highway. The $15m project will be constructed by Emco Building Company and should take approximately 12 months to complete.
19 May 2011 | Year 3 student takes home state literacy award
Two Guildford Grammar School students have been recognised with significant awards in the All Saints College 2011 Lit Fest Storylines Competition.
19 May 2011 | Official Opening of new Prep School Library and Art Room
Guildford Grammar Preparatory School is holding a special ceremony at 9.00am on Friday 20 May 2011, to officially open the re-developed Hamersley Resource Centre and Kyle Visual Arts Centre. The re-development work was made possible due to Building the Education Revolution funding provided to the School by the Federal Government as part of its Economic Stimulus package.
19 May 2011 | Western Force put Prep School 1st Rugby Team through its paces!
The Guildford Grammar Preparatory School’s 1st Rugby Team were tested on Friday 13 May, when players and coaching staff from the Western Force Rugby Team visited the School to deliver a training session on the School Oval.
20 Apr 2011 | Students remembered fallen soldiers in special commemorative service
Students from Guildford Grammar School took part in a moving Anzac service to commemorate 46 students and 2 teachers who lost their lives in World War 1. The service took place at 8.45am on Wednesday 4 May, in front of the historic Chapel of St Mary and St George, on the grounds of Guildford Grammar School.
19 Apr 2011 | Indigenous Scholarship Recipients Return to School for Final Award Presentation
Two recent Guildford Grammar School graduates last week returned to the school to accept their final award under the Trevor St Baker and Richard Wilkes Indigenous Scholarship Program ("ISF").
19 Apr 2011 | An Evening with Celia Lashlie - Thursday 12 May, 7.00pm
Guildford Grammar School is delighted to again host New Zealand author, researcher and social commentator, Celia Lashlie, who will be holding a special presentation for Guildford Grammar Schools parents on Thursday 12 May.
04 Apr 2011 | 2011 Eisteddfod Section Winners
On Tuesday 20 March, around 100 students took part in the 2011 House Music Eisteddfod. The adjudicators commented on the very high stand of performance this year.
18 Mar 2011 | Hair flying at Guildford Grammar School!
The hair was certainly flying at Guildford Grammar School on Wednesday 16 March, when 20 students sacrificed their hair to raise just under $2000 towards the Leukaemia Foundation, through the World's Greatest Shave.
15 Feb 2011 | International Recognition for Catalyst
Catalyst, Guildford Grammar School’s Junior Secondary curriculum built for boys, is set to be the centre of attention on the international stage later this year.
03 Feb 2011 | Former Art Captain's work exhibited at Art Gallery of WA
Bo Lun Chen (He 08-10), the 2010 Art Captain, has been selected from hundreds of
applicants to exhibit one of his studio pieces at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
21 Jan 2011 | 2010 WACE Performance
The School is delighted to share detail related to the achievements of the Class of 2010.
17 Jan 2011 | Former student takes the lead in Hamlet
Izaak Lim (Sc 94-06) is taking to the stage this February, playing the title role in one of Shakespeare’s all-time greatest blockbusters.
01 Dec 2010 | Ugle signs with AFL's Greater Western Sydney Giants
2010 Leaver Gerald Ugle (12 Be) has signed a 3 year contract with the Greater Western Sydney Giants, the team set to join the AFL in 2012.
24 Nov 2010 | Clothing Shop Volunteers Required Urgently
Volunteers are urgently needed for 2010/2011.
17 Nov 2010 | Readings and Carols for Advent and Christmas by Candlelight
The School’s Annual Service of Readings and Carols for Advent and Christmas will be a candlelight occasion commencing at 7.00 pm on Sunday, 28 November in the School’s beautiful Chapel of St Mary & St George.
16 Nov 2010 | Chaplain delivers Keynote Address to International Conference.
School Chaplain, the Rev’d Dr Philip Raymont, was one of two keynote speakers at a recent international conference on Global Education held in the Downer Room, Australia House, London.
19 Oct 2010 | Christmas puddings for sale
The GGS Ladies' Auxiliary is offering delicious Xmas puddings hand-made by Pudding Lane.
14 Sep 2010 | Established and emerging artists come together
Over the weekend of 16-17 October, Guildford Grammar School will host an exhibition featuring works from several of WA’s most talented established and emerging artists.
30 Aug 2010 | Old Guildfordians selected for state rugby
Our congratulations go to Old Guildfordians Cruz Ah-Nau (St 04-07) and Andrew Tuckey (Sc 01-07) for their selection in the WA Under 20’s Rugby Team.
30 Jul 2010 | Indigenous students runners-up at Moorditj Waabiny
Guildford Grammar School's indigenous students were runners-up in both events at Moorditj Waabiny, a sports carnival held over two days.
19 Jul 2010 | Student to compete for Australia
Raheen Williams (12Fr) was selected and will compete in the 400 hurdles for Australia.
03 Jul 2010 | Geography Tour 2010 Diary
Read the latest diary entry from the Geography Tour.
28 Jun 2010 | Next Headmaster Appointed
The Chair of Council announces the appointment of the next Headmaster, Mr Stephen Webber.
20 May 2010 | Preparatory Building Program 2010 is underway
We are about to commence this exciting development that will see the extensions to both the Art Facility and the Library Resource Centre.
23 Apr 2010 | New Online Calendar
The new online calendar was launched today allowing the School's community to download events to scheduling software and to set up email reminders.
06 Apr 2010 | Careers Carousel
Old Guildfordians contributed their time and wealth of experience in the business world, by supporting a Careers Carousel at the School on 31 March 2010.
18 Mar 2010 | Recruitment of new Headmaster
Following the announcement of Mr Rob Zordan's retirement last year, the recruitment process for a new Head has begun.
09 Feb 2010 | Induction of School Prefects
Fifteen Year 12 students have been inducted at this week’s Chapel Service, as School Prefects for 2010.
01 Feb 2010 | Academic year commences
A Chapel Service for Year 7 and Year 8 boys and their parents this morning was followed by the important tradition of passing by an honour guard formed by Year 9 boys.
11 Dec 2009 | History Tour 2009 Diary
Read the latest blog from the History Tour in Europe.
25 Nov 2009 | Head of Preparatory School appointed
After a rigorous selection process Mr Justin Krause has been appointed to the position of Head of the Preparatory School.
11 Nov 2009 | Message from Chairman of Council
After what will be a successful eight years as Headmaster of the School, Mr Robert Zordan has tendered notice of his resignation effective December 2010.
27 Oct 2009 | Cybersafety with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg
Monday 9 November (seated by 7.00pm) at the DLD Centre, Guildford Grammar School
21 Oct 2009 | Valedictory celebrations
The class of 2009 enjoyed a variety of events that both reflected and celebrated their time as students of Guildford Grammar School.
17 Oct 2009 | Cadets passing out parade
Our strong Cadet Unit finished their year with a passing out parade in glorious sunshine.
14 Oct 2009 | Vietnam Veterans Dossier
Lt Colonel Fred Fairhead (School House 1955-1959) has been working with our Archivist, Mrs Rosemary Waller, to complete a Dossier on all of our Old Boys who served in Vietnam.
29 Sep 2009 | Memorial Service for Bob Armstrong
Monday 12 October, 3.30pm
The Chapel of St Mary and St George, Guildford Grammar School
14 Sep 2009 | PSA Golf Champions
Our talented golfers have been rewarded with the PSA Golf Championship for 2009.
10 Sep 2009 | WA Opera Company Workshop
On Thursday 3 September, Music students and staff were given the opportunity to listen close-up to the wonderful singers from the WA Opera Company.
05 Aug 2009 | Academic Honour Society
The Headmaster, Mr Robert Zordan, and Deputy Headmaster (Curriculum), Mr Graeme Hartley, are delighted to recognise the academic achievements of students with acceptance into the Academic Honour Society.
21 Jul 2009 | New Chaplain
The Reverend Dr Philip Raymont was commissioned as Senior Chaplain of Guildford Grammar School.
01 Jul 2009 | Naidoc Week Celebrations
Our Naidoc Week celebrations embraced the theme of “Honouring our Elders, Nurturing our Youth”, with a Welcome to Country led by local Aboriginal Elder Noel Nannup.
25 Jun 2009 | 2010 Scholarships
The Headmaster, Mr Robert Zordan, and the School Council are delighted to announce the scholarship winners for 2010.
25 Jun 2009 | Ben Carlin inspired odyssey
Argentinean couple, Herman and Candelaria Zapp will make a landmark visit to Guildford Grammar School on Monday 29 June.
18 Jun 2009 | Swine Flu Update
Latest advice from the Department of Health.
16 Jun 2009 | Nepal Trek 2010
As part of the co-curricular programme at Guildford Grammar, we are once again organising a trekking tour to Nepal.
21 May 2009 | Old Guildfordian named an Emerging Leader
Mitchell Wells (He 85-92) was named by The Australian newspaper as one of Australia’s 100 Emerging Leaders.
21 May 2009 | From Head Boy to Premier
Former Head Boy Zach Cole (St 04-07) has been elected Youth Premier of the national Youth Parliament program.
15 May 2009 | Australian Schoolboy’s Baseball selection
Mitch Williams (He 12) has been named in the National Schoolboys Baseball Championships All-Star Team and the Australian School Team.
15 May 2009 | WA historian & writer visit
Noted WA historian and writer, Mark Greenwood, spoke with Year 9 Society & Environment students on Friday 15 May.
15 May 2009 | Over 200 walk safely to School
Today’s National Walk to School Safely Day was supported by over 200 Preparatory students, staff and parents.
14 May 2009 | School Survey
The School Council has engaged an external company to develop and administer a survey of parents and Old Guildfordians.