2020

13 Aug 2020 | Registrations now open for Term 3 Equestrian Program

This is an exciting extension of our current equestrian program, focused towards creating a competitive team for the Inter-School Equestrian Championships during the October school holidays.

5 Aug 2020 | Active August: Community Personal Training Sessions

As part of Active August we are offering three weeks of Personal Training sessions to members of our school community, commencing on Monday 10 August.

29 Jul 2020 | Active August

The Barber Fitness Centre staff has coordinated a month of free activities to support students improving their health and fitness, strength and flexibility.

1 Jul 2020 | Term 3 Preparatory School Clubs

Registrations are now open for the Term 3 Preparatory School Clubs!

24 Jun 2020 | Early Acceptance to UWA first step towards NASA Ambition

Year 12 Guildford Grammar School student John Carter has received a scholarship and early acceptance into the Master of Professional Engineering Program at UWA.  His early acceptance, through the Direct Pathway program, is the first step towards his ultimate goal of becoming a NASA astronaut.

15 Jun 2020 | Enrolments now open for Early Learners in 2021

The Early Learning Program at Guildford Grammar School welcomes students from three years of age. Our 3-year-old Little Explorers experience the joy of learning as they discover, create and imagine through play and instruction.

8 Jun 2020 | Bookings Now Open for July Vacation Care Program

We are excited to announce that bookings are now open for our July Vacation Care Program for children in Pre-Kindy to Year 6. Our Vacation Care Program is open to all members of the community and is always jam-packed full of exciting programs and activities for the children.

2 Jun 2020 | Indigenous Scholarships Now Open

Guildford Grammar School has a long history of providing educational opportunities for Indigenous students. Since our foundation, over 200 Indigenous students have attended the School, dating back to our first Indigenous student, Charlie Burns, who attended from 1905-1909.

25 May 2020 | Giving children a voice

We are pleased to announce that this year we are working closely with The Valuing Children Initiative on a research project on giving our children an opportunity to have a voice in this adult world.

14 May 2020 | Construction of new boarding facility on track

Work is now well underway on our new co-ed boarding facility, due for completion in 2021.

14 May 2020 | Emily awarded prestigious swimming trophy

Congratulations to Year 10 student Emily Nayler (10Be) who was awarded the Jack Howson Trophy at the Swimming WA Westpac Swimmer of the Year Awards

14 May 2020 | A Call to Action: Let's focus on what really matters in education

Below is an excerpt from an email written by Daniel Burton from Educated by Nature.  I believe it captures the essence of what we have gained in this time of loss, sickness and change. It also causes me to pause and reflect on what this period of time has meant and will mean for us as a school and for education as a whole. I don’t write missives often, so I ask that you bear with me by reading the following and reflecting on my call to action at the end.

13 May 2020 | Student Marketers Write About Lego Masters!

Last Friday the marketing team held a co-curricular activity with some Year 7-9 students, challenging them to prepare a social media post on some of the other co-curricular activities being held across the Senior School. Three teams took off, camera and pen in hand, to write and photograph a social media post for us! The last of the posts for this week was prepared by Paul and Xavier on the Lego Masters Challenge!

12 May 2020 | Student Marketers Write About Strength and Conditioning

Last Friday the marketing team held a co-curricular activity with some Year 7-9 students, challenging them to prepare a social media post on some of the other co-curricular activities being held across the Senior School. Three teams took off, camera and pen in hand, to write and photograph a social media post for us! Our second post was prepared by Zoe, Roree and Dior on their visit to the Strength and Conditioning activity.  

11 May 2020 | Bus Service Extended to Include Maylands

Commencing on Monday 18 May we are extending our school bus service to now include Maylands. Two new stops have been added, at Gibbney Street and East Street.

11 May 2020 | Student Marketers Write About Art

Last Friday the marketing team held a co-curricular activity with some Year 7-9 students, challenging them to prepare a social media post on some of the other co-curricular activities being held across the Senior School. Three teams took off, camera and pen in hand, to write and photograph a social media post for us! Over the next three days we will publish all of these posts, starting today with the post prepared by Harrison, Andrew and Ollie on their visit to the art room.

8 May 2020 | Zoom in on Guildford - Boarding Virtual Tour

Families who are interested in boarding for their son or daughter at Guildford Grammar School from 2021 onwards are invited to join us online for a virtual school tour! The tour will be held at 10.00am on Tuesday 9 June from the comfort of your home or office.

28 Apr 2020 | Celebrating National Reconciliation Week - By Mr Joshua Casey

To recognise National Reconciliation Week I asked a number of our Indigenous students to reflect and write a sentence on "how major events in our shared history, involving Indigenous people, have impacted you today."

25 Apr 2020 | Lest We Forget

In the absence of students and staff on campus we recorded a very special tribute for ANZAC Day. 

24 Apr 2020 | Go Forward Scholarship Applications for 2020 Entry Now Open

Applications are now open for our Go Forward Scholarships for boys and girls entering Years 8-11 in 2021. For 2021, the School is also extending the opportunity to our current families, whose son or daughter is current attending the School and is not already receiving a scholarship.

30 Mar 2020 | Message of Support from Senior School Captains

As we move to remote learning from today, our Captains of School have recorded a message of support and encouragement for all students.

30 Mar 2020 | Mr Wight's Message to the Preparatory School Community

Head of Preparatory School, Mr Clark Wight, contacted all Preparatory School families yesterday with a special message of support.

27 Mar 2020 | Video Message from the Principal

Our Principal, Mrs Anne Dunstan, has an important message for our school community, in relation to our move to remote learning from Monday.

27 Mar 2020 | Lady Day Prefects for 2020

We are pleased to announce that Jordan Bushby (12Be) and Finlay Pyke (12Sc) were today announced as our 2020 Lady Day Prefects. 

16 Mar 2020 | Honour Roll for Excellence in Attitude and Effort

Congratulations to all of the students who were named on the Honour Roll for Excellence in Attitude and Effort for progress report 1.

12 Mar 2020 | Applications now open for 3-year-olds in 2021

Applications for our 3-year-old Little Explorers 2021 program are now open.  Children born between 1 July, 2017 and 31 January, 2018 are welcome to formally apply

26 Feb 2020 | Congratulations to our Preparatory School Leaders

Congratulations to all of our Preparatory School Captains, Vice-Captains and Student Council members who were inducted at a special assembly on Friday morning.

26 Feb 2020 | Subscribe to our Blog - What is an education worth having?

In the coming weeks and months, you will hear from members of our Strategic Leadership Team who will be publishing in the Bulletin, Forward Magazine and blogging on various topics focusing on current and emerging trends in education. The aim of these publications is to share with our Guildford Grammar School community the current thinking and research in relation to teaching, learning and parenting, the latest neuroscience around the growth and development of children’s brains, and the trends that are occurring locally, nationally and internationally where innovation is changing the way schools support young people to learn.  

17 Feb 2020 | Skeeter pays a visit!

Our Year 7-9 girls enjoyed a special visitor this afternoon when Skeeter joined us on campus for a lesson in grooming and looking after a horse.

12 Feb 2020 | Presentation of Academic Excellence Guild Prizes

At this morning's Senior School assembly Principal Anne Dunstan presented Academic Excellence Guild Prizes to our highest achieving students of 2019, including Dylan Caporn who was honoured as VET Dux of 2019.

5 Feb 2020 | Only One Place Left for Female Boarders in 2020!

We are pleased to report that as of this week we only have one place left in female boarding for this year! Our girls have now been living on campus for a week and are adjusting to life as a Guildford Grammar School boarder along with all of the new male boarders who joined us this year.

5 Feb 2020 | Congratulations to the 2020 Prefects

Congratulations to the 2020 Prefects, who were inducted at two special services last Thursday and Friday.

5 Feb 2020 | Commissioning of New Principal, Anne Dunstan

Congratulations to our new Principal, Mrs Anne Dunstan, who was commissioned at a very special service this morning in front of the whole school and invited guests.

29 Jan 2020 | Welcome Message from the Principal

It gives me great pleasure to welcome all in our school community to an exciting year ahead in 2020. I am thrilled to be leading Guildford Grammar School.  It is a place of great warmth and purpose.  In my early interactions with students, staff, families and Old Guildfordians, I have sensed we are all contributing to something greater than ourselves.  This is a mark of a strong school community.  The School’s purpose, focused on providing a personalised experience, fostering excellence in learning and building the capacity of all to contribute to a just, loving and peaceful society, resonates with my core beliefs, in education and in life.  We have an exciting year ahead.

27 Jan 2020 | New Principal Welcomes Students for Start of Term 1

Guildford Grammar School’s new Principal, Mrs Anne Dunstan, will officially welcome families to the School for the start of Term 1 at a commencement Chapel Service at 9.30am on Tuesday 27 January. The Chapel Service will conclude with a traditional Honour Guard along the Chapel Path where current students welcome new students to the School.

14 Jan 2020 | Congratulations to the Class of 2019

We are pleased to report the WACE results achieved by the Guildford Grammar School students of 2019 and congratulate them on their fine academic achievements reflected in these results. We acknowledge the hard work invested by these students and their teachers, supported by their families and friends.

14 Jan 2020 | A New Home for Out of School Care!

We are excited to announce that the Out of School Care Program has a new home! During the week we will complete our move into the former Preparatory School Admin building, which is just 30 metres away, near the Music block. With the move we now have access to a great new courtyard where we can play, make music and hold special events. We are also now closer to the art studio and Priestley Hall.