74 relations: Abseiling, Alumnus, Andrew Forrest, Anglican Church of Australia, Anglicanism, Association football, Australian Army Cadets, Boarding school, Canoeing, Chief Justice of Western Australia, Chris Lewis (footballer), Circumnavigation, Claremont, Western Australia, Clergy house, Climbing, Cricket, Darling Scarp, Day school, Dwellingup, Western Australia, Elizabeth II, Eric Mackenzie (footballer), Fiona Stanley, Formula One, Freshwater Bay (Western Australia), Glossary of nautical terms, Guildford Grammar School, Hockey, House system, Jarrah forest, Jon Sanders, Kayaking, Kindergarten, Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation, List of boarding schools, List of schools in Perth metropolitan area, List of water sports, Luke McPharlin, Matt Burston, Methodist Ladies' College, Perth, Mike Thackwell, Ned Kelly (2003 film), Nelson Woss, Nick Allbrook, Outdoor education, Perth, Perth (suburb), Peter Moyes, Piers Akerman, Pond, Preschool, ..., Public Schools Association, Rector (ecclesiastical), Red Dog (film), Red Dog: True Blue, Rhodes Scholarship, Ric Charlesworth, Richard Pestell, Rod Eddington, Rowing (sport), Rugby union, Single-sex education, St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls, Stirling Highway, Stuart MacGill, Swan River (Western Australia), Tall ship, Tim Minchin, Tom Swift (Australian footballer), UNESCO, Walpole-Nornalup National Park, Wayne Martin (judge), William Heseltine, WOHA, Year Twelve. Expand index (24 more) » « Shrink index
An abseil, also called a rappel after its French name, is a controlled descent off a vertical drop, such as a rock face, using a rope.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
John Andrew Henry Forrest (born 1961), nicknamed Twiggy, is an Australian businessman and philanthropist.
The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Australian Army Cadets (AAC) is a youth organisation that is involved in training and adventurous activities in a military setting.
A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle.
The Chief Justice of Western Australia is the most senior judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the highest ranking judicial officer in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Christopher Lockley "Chris" Lewis (born 17 March 1969) is a former Australian rules footballer who played over 200 AFL senior games for the West Coast Eagles.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Circumnavigation is navigation completely around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. a planet or moon).
Claremont is a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia on the north bank of the Swan River.
A clergy house or rectory is the residence, or former residence, of one or more priests or ministers of religion.
Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Darling Scarp, also referred to as the Darling Range or Darling Ranges, is a low escarpment running north-south to the east of the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth, Western Australia.
A day school—as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children (or high school age adolescents) are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes.
Dwellingup is a town in Western Australia, located in a timber and fruitgrowing area in the Darling Range east-south-east of Pinjarra.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Eric Mackenzie (born 19 May 1988) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Fiona Juliet Stanley (born 1 August 1946) is an Australian epidemiologist noted for her public health work, and her research into child and maternal health, and birth disorders such as cerebral palsy.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Freshwater Bay is a bay of the Swan River, in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia.
This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th centuries.
Guildford Grammar School, informally known as Guildford Grammar, Guildford or GGS, is a co-educational independent, day and boarding school situated in Guildford, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick.
The house system is a traditional feature of schools in England, originating in England.
Jarrah forest is tall open forest in which the dominant overstory tree is Eucalyptus marginata (jarrah).
Jon Sanders (born 1939Jon Sanders was sixty six in 2005 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian yachtsman.
Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water.
Kindergarten (from German, literally meaning 'garden for the children') is a preschool educational approach based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Fremantle, Western Australia that operates the sail training ship STS ''Leeuwin II''.
This list includes notable boarding schools (where some or all people study and live during the school year) offering a curriculum in English and other languages.
This is a list of schools in the city of Perth, Western Australia.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
Luke McPharlin (born 1 December 1981) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played in the Australian Football League (AFL) for the Fremantle Football Club between 2002 and 2015, after two seasons with the Hawthorn Football Club.
Matthew Burston (born 25 November 1982) is an Australian professional basketball player who last played for the Cairns Taipans of the National Basketball League (NBL).
The Methodist Ladies' College, Perth (MLC Perth), is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for girls, located in Claremont, a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
Michael Thackwell (born 30 March 1961 in Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand) is a former racing driver, who participated in a number of prominent racing categories, including Formula One.
Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film based on Robert Drewe's 1991 novel Our Sunshine.
Nelson Woss (born in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian film producer who made the feature films Red Dog and Ned Kelly.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nicholas "Paisley Adams" Allbrook (born 23 November 1987) is an Australian psychedelic rock musician, singer, songwriter.
Outdoor education usually refers to organized learning that takes place in the outdoors.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Perth is a suburb in Western Australia that includes both the central business district of the Perth metropolitan area, and a suburban area spreading north to the northern side of Hyde Park.
Peter Morton Moyes AM OBE (9 July 1917 – 27 July 2007) was the Headmaster of Christ Church Grammar School and Chairman of the Headmasters' Conference of the Independent Schools of Australia.
Piers Akerman (born 12 June 1950) is an Australian journalist, conservative commentator and columnist for the Sydney newspaper ''The Daily Telegraph''.
A pond is a body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake.
A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, playschool or kindergarten, is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children before they begin compulsory education at primary school.
Established in 1905 the Public Schools Association, or the PSA, is an association of seven independent boys schools in Perth, Western Australia.
A rector is, in an ecclesiastical sense, a cleric who functions as an administrative leader in some Christian denominations.
Red Dog is a 2011 Australian comedy-drama family film written by Daniel Taplitz, directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Nelson Woss and Julie Ryan.
Red Dog: True Blue is a 2016 Australian family comedy film directed by Kriv Stenders, written by Daniel Taplitz and starring Jason Isaacs, Levi Miller and Bryan Brown.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
Richard Ian Charlesworth AO (born 6 February 1952) is an Australian sports coach and former politician.
Richard G. Pestell is a physician scientist (oncologist and endocrinologist) and academic leader who currently serves as the President of the Pennsylvania Cancer and Regenerative Medicine Research Center (PCARM) at the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute.
Sir Roderick Ian Eddington AO FTSE (born 2 January 1950 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian businessman.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Single-sex education, also known as single-gender education, is the practice of conducting education where male and female students attend separate classes or in separate buildings or schools.
St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls is an Australian independent and non-selective Anglican day and boarding school for girls located in Mosman Park, a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
Stirling Highway is, for most of its length, a four-lane single carriageway and major arterial road between Perth, Western Australia and the port city of Fremantle in Western Australia on the northern side of the Swan River.
Stuart Charles Glyndwr MacGill (born 25 February 1971), commonly as Stuart MacGill, is a former Australian cricketer who played 44 Tests and 3 ODIs.
The Swan River is a river in the south west of Western Australia.
A tall ship is a large, traditionally-rigged sailing vessel.
Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician and director.
Thomas "Tom" Swift (born 6 July 1990) is a former Australian rules footballer listed with the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
Walpole-Nornalup National Park is a national park in the South West region of Western Australia, 355 km south of Perth.
Wayne Stewart Martin (born 28 December 1952) is the current Chief Justice of Western Australia.
Sir William Frederick Payne Heseltine, (born 17 July 1930) was Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II from 1986 to 1990.
WOHA is a Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ (born 18 August 1962) and Richard Hassell (born 28 October 1966).
Year 12 is an educational year group in schools in many countries including England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.