News

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 | 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.

30 Jan 2017 | Chapel Card for Term 1

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

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.

13 Jan 2017 | Come along on our School Tour

Our first School Tour for 2017 will be held on Tuesday 14 March, from 9.00am-1.00pm.

2 Jan 2017 | Congratulations to the 2016 Year 12 Cohort

Congratulations to the 2016 Year 12 cohort on their excellent academic results with a median ATAR result of 84.9.

21 Nov 2016 | 2017 Return to School Dates

Click here to download the Term Dates for 2017.  The first day of term for all students is Monday 30 January, 2017.

14 Sep 2016 | U12s Rugby Sevens at the Preparatory School on Sunday!

This Sunday will see the Preparatory School ovals bursting at the seams as we hold our annual Under 12s Rugby Sevens Competition!

6 Sep 2016 | Guildford Grammar School to Host Inter-School Spelling Bee

We are pleased to announce that Guildford Grammar Preparatory School is hosting the 2016 Inter-School Spelling Bee in November!

1 Sep 2016 | Music for Grey Matter: A Music Teacher PD Day

The Guildford Grammar School of Music presents Music for Grey Matter: A music teacher PD day, which will be held on Thursday 15 September from 9.00am-3.00pm at the School of Music. This PD is designed for classroom teachers, instrumental teachers, music education students and tertiary music students who want to explore different approaches and pedagogies in the field of music teaching. It is also an opportunity to meet and work with two of Australia's leading music educators. Tickets cost $50 each and can be purchased online by clicking here.

12 Aug 2016 | Guildford Grammar Symphony Orchestra's Debut Concert

We are proud to announce the formation of the Guildford Grammar Symphony Orchestra (GGSO), under the baton of Mr Jonathan Tooby.  This is the first time in over 30 years that the school has formed a symphony orchestra. The Orchestra will perform its début concert on the evening of Thursday 22 September at 7.30pm in the David Lawe Davies Centre.

2 Aug 2016 | Toby voted as Captain of Olympic Hopefuls Team

We are proud to announce that Toby Digney (11Fr) has been selected as the Team Captain for the Olympic Hopefuls in Hungary in the sport of canoeing.

28 Jun 2016 | Registrations now open for 2016 Excellence in Classroom Teaching Conference

Registrations are now open for Guildford Grammar School's second Excellence in Classroom Teaching Conference, for primary and secondary school teachers in Perth. Last year's conference was a great success, attended by over 100 primary and secondary school teachers from across the state.

27 Jun 2016 | Music Week starts tonight in the Chapel!

We are hosting three free concerts to celebrate Music Week 2016.  All of the concerts are free and all members of the community are welcome to attend any or all!  

15 Jun 2016 | Amadeus at Guildford Grammar School!

The opening night of the Senior Drama Production of Amadeus was a great success!

15 Jun 2016 | July Vacation Care Program Released

The July Vacation Care Program has been released and offers an array of exciting activities and outings for primary school aged children over the July school holidays.

31 May 2016 | We're off to Darwin!

Our Registrar and Director of Teaching and Learning are heading to Darwin to talk to some of our future families!

30 May 2016 | Year 2 student co-stars in short film

Year 2 student Orlando has landed a co-starring role in a short film called "A Voice in the Wilderness".

2 May 2016 | ATAR Attack during July Holidays

We are pleased to once again offer the ATAR Attack program to Year 11 and 12 boys to help them prepare for their WACE exams.  Based on student and parent feedback the courses will be held during the July holidays.

7 Apr 2016 | Small Business Project Students Enter the Dragon's Den!

We entered the Dragon's Den this morning as the Year 7 Small Business Project X class presented their business ideas to a panel of potential investors made up of Mr Webber, Mr Prosser, Mrs Goforth and Mr Creuzot

6 Apr 2016 | Playgroup Now Available

We are pleased to advise that we have recently started up a playgroup, available exclusively to Guildford Grammar School current and future parents.

4 Apr 2016 | Lady Day Prefect, Angels in the Chapel and a Special Birthday!

We celebrated a very special Lady Day today, with Year 12 student Jacob Levin inducted as a Prefect, a visit to the Chapel by some beautiful angels from the Preparatory School and a special Birthday for our Headmaster, Mr Stephen Webber. 

4 Apr 2016 | Stunning New Chapel Lights

The  new Chapel lights were installed last week and they look amzaing!

4 Apr 2016 | Parent Workshop - In Praise of a Slow and Connected Childhood

Mr Clark Wight, Head of the Preparatory School, is proud to present the first of three Parent Forward Workshops for Term 2 - In Praise of a Slow and Connected Childhood.

1 Apr 2016 | Local sponsors support Pedal Prix

A massive thank you to Supa Iga Midland and Logic Cranes for their support and sponsorship of the Pedal Prix competition

23 Mar 2016 | Applications now open for Go Forward Scholarships

Applications are now invited for the Go Forward Scholarships, for entry in Years 8-11 only.  Applications close at 2.00pm on Wednesday 6 April, 2016.

23 Mar 2016 | Prep swimmers finish first in Hills Swimming Carnival

Congratulations to our fantastic Year 4, 5 and 6 swimming team, who competed for the first time in the Hills Inter-School Swimming Carnival against St Anthony’s and Helena College at Bilgoman Pool today and finished in first place!

23 Mar 2016 | Burnley FC partnerships bring Soccer Excellence Program to the School

Guildford Grammar School is pleased to announce a new partnership with Burnley FC in the Community, the community arm of the English Football League Championship Club, Burnley FC.

22 Feb 2016 | Preparatory School Leaders Inducted

Congratulations to the Preparatory School Councillors, Captains, Vice-Captains and Monitors who were inducted at a special Assembly on Friday.

10 Feb 2016 | Year 12 students takes out major photography award

Congratulations to Year 12 student and Prefect, R J Pollard, on being named the 2015 Junior Landscape Photographer of the Year by the Australian Photography magazine.

9 Feb 2016 | Four gold medals for James

Year 9 student James Derrick recently received four gold medals in the WA Junior Track Cycling Championships at Midvale Speed Dome.

3 Feb 2016 | Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Recipients

29 Jan 2016 | 2016 Prefects Inducted

Congratulations to the 2016 Prefects, who were inducted at a special Chapel Service on Thursday and Friday.

21 Jan 2016 | New synthetic hockey turf now under construction!

Guildford Grammar School will soon have the first synthetic hockey turf located in the Eastern Corridor of Perth.  The turf is currently under construction adjacent to Roberts Oval.

15 Jan 2016 | Out of School Care Centre Provides Exceptional Service

We are proud to report that towards the end of last year the Guildford Grammar School Out of School Care Program was assessed by the Government's Education and Care Regulatory Unit against the National Quality Framework, and passed with flying colours, meeting all of National Quality Standards. Congratulations to all of the Centre's staff on providing such an outstanding service.

18 Dec 2015 | December edition of Forward magazine now available online

The electronic version of the December 2015 Forward magazine is now available for viewing online.

10 Nov 2015 | Boys to take electric car to ev Challenge

Four Year 11 students have designed and built an electric vehicle which will be entered in this year's ev Challenge.

3 Nov 2015 | New Prep Buildings Officially Opened and named in Honour of three Nyoongar Leaders

The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, officially opened Guildford Grammar School’s new Preparatory School building at a special service this morning. The three new wings of the School have been named in honour of three Nyoongar leaders, in consultation with the Whadjuk People, the traditional owners of the land on which Guildford Grammar School sits

12 Oct 2015 | GGS boys to appear on Telethon!

We are very proud to report that our Jarokaphonic musical ensemble, along with our Boodjar Bidi dancers, will be appearing on Telethon Perth this year!

17 Sep 2015 | Guildford Sevens Rugby Tournament this weekend

We are proud to once again host the Guildford Sevens Under 12s Rugby Tournament this Sunday (20 September) from 8.40am

16 Sep 2015 | Boarders feature in Farm Weekly!

A great initiative by a group of boarders has seen them feature in the current edition of Farm Weekly!

8 Sep 2015 | Guildford Grammar School Playgroup Trial

In an exciting new initiative, Guildford Grammar School will host a playgroup for a 3-week trial, for babies through to school aged children, commencing on 20 October 2015. Initially the playgroup will be aimed at Guildford Grammar School families, and if successful, expanded to include the wider community.

8 Sep 2015 | Open Day for Current Families - come along and see our new Preparatory School Buildings!

All current families are invited to an Open House in the new Preparatory School buildings on Tuesday 22 September, between 3.30pm and 5.15pm.

7 Sep 2015 | R U OK? Day

This Thursday, staff and students will participate in R U OK Day​ to inspire conversations and ask each other "are you OK?"  This one sentence can make a world of difference.

7 Sep 2015 | Jeans for Genes Day this Friday!

It's Jeans for Genes Day in the Preparatory School on Friday, with students, teachers and parents invited to wear their jeans to school in return for a gold coin donation towards the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).

7 Sep 2015 | Music Week 2015

This week we celebrate Music Week with two concerts in the Senior School and the Preparatory School Music Eisteddfod!

1 Sep 2015 | The Ben Carlin story is one step closer to being told!

The Midland Reporter visited the School today to take photos of respected writer and editor, Gordon Bass, and Deirdre Carlin, the daughter of Ben Carlin.

26 Aug 2015 | Sock it to Sarcoma Day

Tomorrow School House is hosting Sock it to Sarcoma Day, with the aim of raising money and awareness for those affected by sarcomas. For a gold coin donation, Senior School boys can come to school wearing two odd socks.

20 Aug 2015 | A Proud Win - 1st XVIII take out the Alcock Cup for first time in 57 years!

Congratulations to the 1st XVIII players, coaches and support staff on taking home the Alcock Cup for the first time since 1958!

14 Aug 2015 | Where's Wally Day a Huge Success

Around 450 Preparatory School students turned up to school this morning dressed up in Where's Wally costumes!

11 Aug 2015 | 500 stripey students and teachers to gather for huge "Where's Wally" photo!

Around 500 Guildford Grammar School students, from Kindergarten through to Year 6, will dress up as Wally this Friday, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Book Week.  The students and staff will attend their assembly at 8.30am dressed as Wally, and will then gather on the School’s oval at 9.15am for a whole school “Where’s Wally” photo!

6 Aug 2015 | Music and Drama for Les Miserables!

Music and drama students from Guildford Grammar School and Perth College are set to launch one of the most ambitious musical productions ever staged at the School, with the School Edition of Les Misérables opening on Tuesday night.

24 Jul 2015 | Prestigious organist reunites former Scholars

Our current Organ Scholar met up with three past Organ Scholars at Jangoo Chapkhana's (Ha/Be 76-81) Organ Recital at the School on 13 July.

10 Jul 2015 | New Preparatory School Buildings Nearing Completion!

As our new Preparatory School building nears completion, Mr Krause took the opportunity to test out the new slide!

6 Jul 2015 | Fashion forward student!

Year 12 student Cadon Gates recently styled his first professional fashion shoot and is making a name for himself in local and national fashion circles.

2 Jul 2015 | Promising Cyclists

A number of our Senior School boys did well at the Perth Winter Track Cycling Grand Prix held at Venueswest SpeedDome on Sunday.

26 Jun 2015 | Teams do well in Titrations Competition

In the recent Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Titration Stakes Competition, our team consisting of Brayden Gray (12St), Ryan Dale (12St) and Matthew Wirth (12St) finished in second place and now qualify for the state finals which will be held in September.

26 Jun 2015 | School turns into a movie set!

It was great to have the Blue Dog film crew at Guildford Grammar School this week to shoot a scene with students from our school. We wish the production team well and look forward to seeing the movie!

18 Jun 2015 | Year 12 student short-listed in Art Exhibition

Year 12 student Lachlan McLennan has been short-listed as a finalist in the Hypervision Art Exhibition.

18 Jun 2015 | Changes to Dianella Bus Run

Effective from Term 3, we have made some changes to the Dianella bus run, which now extends into Karrinyup.

18 Jun 2015 | Guildford Grammar School to host inaugural Teaching Conference

Guildford Grammar School is hosting its inaugural one-day Excellence in Classroom Teaching conference, for primary and secondary school teachers, as well as people training to be teachers.  Perth teachers are often frustrated by the lack of opportunities to enjoy good quality professional development focusing on classroom practice which they can use immediately with their own students

5 Jun 2015 | Chapel Choir to Visit York

The Guildford Grammar School Chapel Choir, under the direction of the School Organist, Mr David Gething, will travel to York on Saturday 20 June to sing Choral Evensong in the historic Holy Trinity Church.  The Service will commence at 5.00pm.   Members of the local parish and the broader York community will be joined by Old Guildfordians, boarding parents and their respective families for this special performance.

28 May 2015 | Music Week 2015

Our talented music students are gearing up for another exciting Music Week, which will be celebrated from 17-19 June with three free concerts for all members of the School community.

15 May 2015 | Preparatory School Raises $26,500 for Leukaemia Foundation

Our Preparatory School families raised an amazing $26,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation through today's Crazy Hair Day.

13 May 2015 | Caring Year 6 Boys run for their classmate

The 6D class took part in a gruelling lap-a-thon yesterday, in support of a classmate whose younger brother is suffering from cancer.

8 May 2015 | Rowers feature in PRIMO Life magazine

Anne Harley wrote a great article for the PRIMO Life magazine, featuring the Guildford Grammar School rowers!

26 Apr 2015 | 2016 Scholarship Recipients Named

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2016 Scholarships.

16 Apr 2015 | ANZAC Dawn Service to feature student re-enactment of landing at Gallipoli Cove

To commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Australian forces landing at Gallipoli, Guildford Grammar School is holding a special ANZAC Dawn Service, on the banks of the Swan River, at 5.45am on Friday 24 April

15 Apr 2015 | 7 Hours of Sound for Anglicare

In what might be a world record, a group of 30 Guildford Grammar School music students, our Boodjar Bidi Indigenous Dance Troup and seven staff, will participate in a sponsored 7-hour music performance aboard The Prospector, from Perth to Kalgoorlie on Monday 4 May.  The students have submitted details of the performance to Guinness World Records for the creation of a new world record – the longest continuous music concert (distance), with the students playing continuously in 15-minute sets, for 650 kilometres over a period of 7 hours.

13 Apr 2015 | OId Guildfordian awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

We are very proud to report that Old Guildfordian, Dr Alex Wood (He 94-06), has been awarded one of only 100 prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships for 2015.

13 Apr 2015 | Old Guildfordian awarded France's highest award

Old Guildfordian John Lyall (He 32-39) was featured in an article in The Weekend West for being awarded France's highest award, the Legion of Honour, in recognition of his role in the liberation of France during WW II.

13 Apr 2015 | Five Guildford rowers head to National Underage Selection Trials

Five Guildford Grammar School rowers have been selected to represent WA at the National Underage Selection Trials to be held at Penrith next week.

10 Apr 2015 | Headmaster presented with Leadership Award

Headmaster of Guildford Grammar School, Mr Stephen Webber, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Australian Council of Educational Leaders.

27 Mar 2015 | Head of Prep Awards

Congratulations to all of the Preparatory School students who received Head of Prep Awards at this morning's Assembly.

23 Mar 2015 | Chapel to "Light it up Blue" for Autism Awareness Week

The beautiful Chapel of St Mary and St George at Guildford Grammar School will “light up blue” each evening from Friday 27 March until Thursday 2 April, in recognition of Autism Awareness Week.

12 Mar 2015 | Old Guildfordian names "First Amongst Equals"

Old Guildfordian Angus Turner (He 1988-1994) has been named “First Amongst Equals”, the highest honour at the 40Under40 Awards on 11 March 2015

26 Feb 2015 | Preparatory School Leaders Announced

Last Friday, at a special Preparatory School assembly, the Year 6 student leaders were inducted.

19 Feb 2015 | Students contribute towards world tree planting record!

A group of students and staff were involved in helping Men of the Trees break a new Guinness World Record for the most tree planted simultaneously!

11 Feb 2015 | State Memorial Service for David Malcolm AC QC

A State Memorial Service will be held on Sunday 15 February in honour of The Hon David Malcolm AC QC, Old Boy of the School.

5 Jan 2015 | Old Boy selected to play for Prime Minister's XI

Old Boy, David Moody (Wb 08-12), has been selected to play cricket for the Prime Minister's XI against England.

1 Dec 2014 | New South Perth/Victoria Park Bus Run to Commence in 2015

We are pleased to advise that commencing in Term 1, 2015, we will be running a bus service from the South Perth/Victoria Park area, along Great Eastern Highway to the School.

28 Nov 2014 | See our latest 20-second commercial!

Click here to watch our latest 20-second commercial, to be shown at Movies by Burwsood over the summer season!

5 Nov 2014 | Boodjar Bidi Dance Troupe Feature on Today Show

Our Boodjar Bidi Indigenous Dance Troupe featured in a segment on the Today show this morning!

15 Oct 2014 | 2015 Prefects Announced at Special Assembly with the Premier

The 2015 Prefect Elect group was announced this morning, at a special assembly attended by The Hon Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia.

1 Oct 2014 | FOSS Christmas Puddings now on Sale

Friends of the Senior School (FOSS) will once again be offering a range of delicious Gravel Road Christmas puddings to the School community.

1 Oct 2014 | Year 6 students lay wreath at War Memorial

A group of Year 6 students touring Canberra yesterday laid at wreath at the Australian War Memorial, accompanied by Member for Hasluck, Mr Ken Wyatt.

24 Sep 2014 | Year 12 Honours Ties presented this morning

Congratulations to the Year 12 boys who were presented with Honours Ties at assembly this morning.

23 Sep 2014 | Mani's Mr Vain

The Year 3 students recently completed a project where they wrote their own Mr Men book, complete with a model of their Mr Men character.

12 Sep 2014 | 100 Years of Memories

Today we celebrated the Centenary of the Prepararory School, at a very special and moving assembly.

10 Sep 2014 | Rugby 7s at Guildford this weekend!

The 2014 Guildford 7s Under 12 Rugby Tournament will be held at Guildford Grammar School this weekend.

8 Sep 2014 | Cassius wins Youth Out Loud Public Speaking Competition

Two of our students, Cassius Hynam and Mitchell Robinson, recently competed in this year’s grand final of the City of Swan  Youth Out Loud public speaking competition. Year 10 student Cassius not only won in his division but was also awarded the overall winner of the competition.

4 Sep 2014 | Preparatory School Celebrates 100 Years

Guildford Grammar Preparatory School will celebrate its Centenary at a special assembly on Friday 12 September.  Former staff, students and parents of the Preparatory School will join with current staff and students for the assembly, which will feature two prominent Old Boys of the School, a photographic history of the School, viewing of items saved in the 2004 time capsule, and the cutting of a Centenary cake.

4 Sep 2014 | Albert Awarded Colts Best & Fairest

Congratulations to Albert (Albie) Dean (Ha 09-13) who was awarded the Jack Clark Medal for the Best & Fairest player in WAFL Colts competition last night.

18 Aug 2014 | Woodbridge takes home the Chapel Gift!

Year 12 student Alistair MacLachlan from Woodbridge House has taken home today's Chapel Gift.

8 Aug 2014 | New Preparatory School Councillor Inducted

This morning’s Preparatory School assembly celebrated the outstanding achievements of Lachlan Gray, who was inducted as a Preparatory School Councillor for 2014.

8 Aug 2014 | The Lambs and the Pickles at Guildford Grammar School

Guildford Grammar School has produced another outstanding drama production, this time tackling Tim Winton’s nostalgic novel, Cloudstreet.

8 Aug 2014 | Massive effort for Jeans for Genes Day

Well done to everyone in the Preparatory School for raising over $1700 for Jeans for Genes Australia today. What an awesome effort!

6 Aug 2014 | Debating Teams make in to Semi Finals!

Both our Year 7 (Novice) and Year 11 (Senior) Debating teams won their debates last night and are now through to the Semi-Finals of the Western Australian Debating League competition.

6 Aug 2014 | ATAR Attack is Back!

Following the success of the 2013 holiday revision program, we have again chosen Master Mind Australia to conduct our Year 12 revision and study skill program, in the first week of the Term 3 holidays.

31 Jul 2014 | Excellence and Most Improved Honour Roll Recipients Named

Full details of all recipients of the Honour Rolls for Excellence in Attitude and Effort and Most Improved Attitude and Effort are now available.

30 Jul 2014 | Seven new inductees into Senior Academic Honour Society

Today we welcomed seven Year 12 students into the Senior Academic Honour Society.

29 Jul 2014 | Brayden Gray wins Hasluck Leadership Award

Congratulations to Year 11 student Brayden Gray for winning the 2014 Hasluck Leadership Award.

25 Jun 2014 | Join us down the rabbit hole!

Year 6 students at Guildford Grammar School are travelling down the rabbit hole to join Alice’s zany adventures in Wonderland, in the Year 6 musical production of Alice in Wonderland.

23 Jun 2014 | World Cup Hockey great runs coaching clinic

This weekend a group of very lucky students enjoyed a hockey coaching workshop with World Cup hockey champion Mark Knowles.

19 Jun 2014 | Jarockaphonic Orchestra and Boodjar Bidi Dance Troupe to Tour Singapore

The Guildford Grammar School Jarockaphonic Orchestra and Boodjar Bidi Dance Troupe will conduct a tour of Singapore during the July school holidays.  As part of the tour, the School will partner with Singapore schools, Edgefield Secondary School and Naval Base Secondary College, to host a Euphonious Concert in the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

19 Jun 2014 | Carlin Challenge hits the water

A group of Year 7 boys had a great afternoon yesterday on the Carlin Challenge boat activity, as part of our innovative Catalyst curriculum.

16 Jun 2014 | Two World Cup hockey greats to hold hockey clinic

Students in Years 6-12 have a once in a lifetime chance to attend a Hockey Coaching Clinic with two of the World Cup winning Kookaburras - Mark Knowles and Jamie Dwyer!

16 Jun 2014 | Old Boy recognised as one of WA's greatest scientific minds

Old Boy of the School, Professor George Yeoh, was recognised in an article in this week's Sunday Times.

16 Jun 2014 | Old Boy wins gold medal in canoeing in Slovenia

Old Boy of the School, Robin Jeffrey, is part of a team to win a gold medal at the second of five ICF slalon World Cups in Tacen, Slovenia.

11 Jun 2014 | Three Old Guildfordians recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Three Old Guildfordians, Professor Barry Ninham, Carl Vine and Lieutenant Colonel Malcolm Wells, were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

9 Jun 2014 | Author in Residence

Today we welcome well-known Australian author Michael Gerard Bauer to the School as our Author in Residence for the week.

5 Jun 2014 | Year 8 camp a great success

The recent Year 8 camp to Stronghills was a great success, with the boys enjoying a variety of activities including archery, canoeing, bush biology, survival skills, camp cooking and team strategy games.

30 May 2014 | Honour Guard for 1st Hockey Team

The Preparatory School Hockey team yesterday formed an honour guard at Aquinas College for the Senior School 1st team as they ran onto the field

28 May 2014 | Students attend Youth Poverty Conference

A group of Senior School students recently attended the One World WonTok Youth Poverty and Development Conference, hosted by Penrhos College.

27 May 2014 | Indigenous AFL round

The School will host the first Indigenous AFL round in the PSA on Saturday 7 June, against Wesley College.

22 May 2014 | Calling all Artists!

The Guildford Grammar School Art Exhibition will be held on 11-15 October and we are seeking expressions of interest from artists interested in exhibiting their works. We are looking for paintings, drawings, 2 dimensional media, photography, sculpture, ceramics, new media and jewellery.

15 May 2014 | Public lecture to commemorate Chapel Centenary

All members of the community are invited to attend a public lecture at the School on 10 June, by Professor Geoffrey Sherrington of the University of Sydney.

2 May 2014 | Football greats join jersey presentation

The GGS football community were joined by AFL greats Darren Harris, Larry Kickett, Gavin Bell and Luke Miles at their jersey presentation last night in the Foundation Pavilion.

28 Apr 2014 | 2015 Scholarship recipients announced

Congratulations to the 2015 Scholarship recipients.

9 Apr 2014 | Golf team take home PSA cup

Congratulations to the Guildford Grammar School PSA Golf team, who won the PC Anderson Cup for the fourth time in six years at the recent PSA competition at Royal Perth Golf Club.

7 Apr 2014 | Two champion canoeists

A current and past student are making a name for themselves in the sport of canoeing, with some recent exciting results.

27 Mar 2014 | Guildford Jedi's learn to use the force

The media X class this morning had a lesson on special effects photography, with some outstanding results!

24 Mar 2014 | New Chapel History Released to Celebrate Centenary

A new Chapel History has been commissioned, to celebrate the Centenary of the Chapel of St Mary & St George.

21 Mar 2014 | Year 9 student wins HBF Junior Sports Hero Award

Huge congratulations to Lachlan Robertson, who last night was awarded first prize in the HBF Junior Sports Hero Awards for 2013.

20 Mar 2014 | William Barton headlines Chapel Centenary Celebrations

William Barton is one of three acclaimed musicians we have invited to the School to celebrate the Centenary of the Chapel next week.

19 Mar 2014 | Head of the River 1st VIII Named

The 1st VIII for Saturday's Head of the River was announced at this morning's assembly.

17 Mar 2014 | Honour Roll for Excellence recipients named

Students entered onto the Honour Roll for Excellence and Attitude for reporting period 1, 2014, have been finalised.

14 Mar 2014 | Recent Graduate wins International Film Award

2013 graduate Russell Roberts (St 08-13) has been awarded Best International Film in the Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase, as part of the San Luis International Film Festival for his film "Color".

14 Mar 2014 | Year 9 student in running for Sports Hero Award

Year 9 student Lachlan Robertson has been announced as a finalist in the 2013 HBF Junior Sports Heroes Award.

12 Mar 2014 | Head of Senior School heads to Boston to present at Academic Forum

Mr Clayton Massey, Head of Senior School, leaves today for the United States of America to present a paper at the 21st Century Academic Forum to be held at Harvard University in Boston.

7 Mar 2014 | Chapel Centenary Program Released

In March 2014, Guildford Grammar School will celebrate the Centenary of the historic Chapel of St Mary & St George.  A week of events has been planned to celebrate the historic occasion.

5 Mar 2014 | Music staff to play in International Jazz Festival

Congratulations to our Director of Music, Mr Hurley and Teacher of Brass, Mr Pervan, who have both been invited to perform in the Perth International Jazz Festival All Star Big Band, for one performance in the Perth Concert Hall on 9 May.

27 Feb 2014 | A new Grand Piano for the DLD

Former parent of the School, Mr Barrie Oldfield OAM, returned to the School today with his wife Sallie to unveil a brand new Yamaha C7 Grand Piano, purchased thanks to his very generous donation to the School.

24 Feb 2014 | Year 11 student named in Rugby WA U17 team

Year 11 student Jonathan Savea has been named in the Rugby WA Under 17 team to play in next month’s inaugural Junior Gold Cup, which will see the best young talent from each state go up against each other.

24 Feb 2014 | New Chapel Centenary Mass presented to Headmaster

At a special Chapel Service this morning, leading Australian composer, Gerard Brophy, handed over the new mass he has written to celebrate the Centenary of the Chapel of St Mary & St George. Mr Brophy handed the mass to Headmaster, Mr Stephen Webber, and Chaplain, Rev'd Dr Philip Raymont.

20 Feb 2014 | Rollo brothers excel in the pool

Congratulations to the Rollo brothers, William and Nicholas, on some outstanding personal results in this week's Senior House Inter-House Swimming Carnival.

20 Feb 2014 | Centenary Quarter Swimming Carnival

The Centenary Quarter Swimming Carnival for Years 4-6 will be held in the Preparatory School Swimming Pool on Tuesday 25 February from 3.45pm sharp.

20 Feb 2014 | Year 2 students visit the School's Museum

Our Year 2 students visited the School's Museum this morning, receiving lots of interesting historical information from our Archivist Rosemary

11 Feb 2014 | 2014 Prefects

We now have our full complement of Senior School Prefects, with the second Induction Service held this morning.

11 Feb 2014 | Year 3 student interviews Brad Hogg!

Year 3 student Caitlin had the experience of a lifetime when she was given the opportunity to interview Brad Hogg for the television crews, at the Big Bash League final on Friday.

5 Feb 2014 | OG selected for Western Force Squad

Old Guildfordian, Corey Thomas (SG 09-11), has been named in the Western Force 34-man squad to tackle Samoa A this weekend.

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.

3 Jan 2014 | WACE Certificate Recipients

Congratulations to our 2013 leavers who were recently awarded WACE Certificates of Commendation.

18 Dec 2013 | Guildford on Swan

Rowers and their families enjoyed a great day of racing at the recent Guildford on Swan Regatta.

16 Dec 2013 | Congratulations to Prize Recipients

Congratulations to Tristan Dale, 2013 Dux of School, and the many other Special Prize recipients. The full list can be viewed here.

29 Nov 2013 | All Day Cricket for the Prep IX Team

Earlier this week the Prep 1st XI Cricket Team played an 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.

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.

8 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.

5 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.

1 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.

17 Oct 2013 | School Leaders announced

Congratulations to the 2014 School Leaders, who were announced at Assembly today.

2 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 have been released.

9 Aug 2013 | Top performer at just 15

Year 12 student, Saul Campion, recently featured inThe West and on the Channel Seven News.

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

Dylan Collard is a natural born leader and exceptional young 20-year-old Whadjuk-Ballardong man from Perth WA who has achieved a lot in a short time.
Inspiring students to achieve personal excellence and to be outstanding citizens who work to create a just, loving and peaceful society.