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Abseiling, also called rappelling, is the controlled descent of a vertical drop, such as a rock face, using a rope.
An alumnus (masculine, plural alumni) or alumna (feminine, plural alumnae) is a former student or pupil of a school, college, or university.
John Andrew Henry Forrest (born 1961), better known as Andrew Forrest or by his nickname Twiggy Forrest, is a Western Australian mining magnate currently a non-executive chairman and previously the chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG).
The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a 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 is a school where some or all pupils study and live during the school year with their fellow students and possibly teachers or principals.
Canoeing is a sport or recreational activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle.
The Chief Justice of Western Australia is the 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.
Circumnavigation is travelling all the way around an island, a continent, or (usually) the entire planet.
Claremont is a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia on the north bank of the Swan River.
A clergy house 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 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch.
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 institution where children (or high-school age adolescents) are given educational 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 the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.
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-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
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 an independent, day and boarding school for boys situated in Guildford, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
Hockey is a family of sports 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 the English-speaking world, particularly in Commonwealth countries, and originated 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.
A kindergarten (German), literally children's garden, is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
The Leeuwin II tall ship is owned and operated by the Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation based in Fremantle, Western Australia.
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, Australia.
There are a large number of 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 Hawthorn Football Club between 2000 and 2001, and the Fremantle Football Club between 2002 and 2015.
Matthew "Matt" Burston (born 25 November 1982) is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays 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 directed by Gregor Jordan from a screenplay by John Michael McDonagh.
Nelson Woss (born in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian film producer who made the feature films Red Dog and Ned Kelly.
Outdoor education usually refers to organized learning that takes place in the outdoors.
Pastoral care is an ancient model of emotional and spiritual support that can be found in all cultures and traditions.
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''.
Established in 1905 the Public Schools Association, or the PSA, is an association of seven independent boys schools in Perth, Western Australia.
A rector in the widest ecclesiastical sense, is "one who sets straight, guides, directs; a ruler, governor, director, guide, leader," from the Latin verb rego, regere, rexi, rectum, "to set straight, guide, direct".
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.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.
Richard Ian (Ric) Charlesworth AM (born 6 February 1952) is a sports and performance consultant and a former First-class cricketer and field hockey player and coach.
Richard G. Pestell is an oncologist and endocrinologist who currently serves as an Executive Vice President at Thomas Jefferson University, Director of the Sidney, Chairman of the Department of Cancer Biology, and Associate Dean of Cancer Programs at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sir Roderick Ian Eddington AO (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 with origins back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rugby union, or simply 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) is a former right-arm leg spin bowler of the Australian cricket team, with a domestic career at Western Australia, New South Wales, Nottinghamshire, Devon and Somerset.
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 "Tim" Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, and musician.
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 is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).
Walpole-Nornalup National Park is a national park in the South West region of Western Australia (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 30 July 1930 in Wyalkatchem, Western Australia) was Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II from 1986 to 1990.
WOHA is a Singapore-based architecture practice, founded in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ (born 18 August 1962) and Richard Hassell (born 28 October 1966).