• OH HALE, YOU BEAUT!

    Over 150 years of tradition and duty

    1858

    Legend has it that Bishop Hale escorted his first pupil on horseback to Perth, camping out in the bush, over a three day period in time for the opening of the doors at The Cloisters on 28 June 1858.

  • WE HAD NO UNIFORMS

    Substance counted for more than appearance

    1899

    "There was no such things as football boots. You just had to use the same boots you wore to School.”

  • HAVELOCK STREET

    Laying of the Foundation Stone

    1914

    The Governor, Sir Harry Barron, 'hoped that the School would continue to be an important factor in the life of the State, and that the tuitions of the School would be kept up as long as Western Australia existed.'

  • THE BUS STOP BOYS

    Havelock Street: July 1927

    1927

    "There were few motor cars or trucks; buses had just started a Perth-Fremantle service - and the successful ascent of Malcolm Street by them when fully loaded was sometimes in doubt."

  • TRAINING FOR SPEECH NIGHT

    Performed with military precision

    1930s

    "P.T., known as ‘drill’, was supervised by ‘Buckety’ Wells, an old soldier of rather forceful mien, bristling hair and moustache, whose annual ‘tour de force’ was the Drill Display on the school lawn on Speech Night before an assembly of admiring parents and families."

  • Off to the inters

    A spirit which cannot be taught

    1965

    Peter Eakins and Frankie Kuhn lead the charge from Hale School to the Inters Athletics Championships.

  • THE END OF AN ERA

    No more orienteering, shooting or lantern stalking

    1975

    'The news came through that all Cadet Units were to be disbanded. This was received with mixed feelings; some sighed with relief, some cried for joy, but most had a look of sadness in their eyes.'

  • LEST WE FORGET

    They lost their lives doing their duty

    1999

    'Headmaster, John Inverarity commissioned the Hale School Memorial Groves which commemorate all Old Haleians who lost their lives while serving their country.'

  • FIND YOUR FRONTIER

    Continuing authentic development into the future

    CURRENT

    Old Haleians can be found all over the world doing all manner of things. Wembley Downs is just the beginning of this incredible journey.

  • 1858
  • 1899
  • 1914
  • 1927
  • 1930s
  • 1965
  • 1975
  • 1999
  • CURRENT

News

Events

  • Last Post Ceremony  followed by drinks & canapes

    Last Post Ceremony followed by drinks & canapes

    Wednesday 24 April 2019
    Location: Commemorative Courtyard at the Australian War Memorial at 4.55pm followed by drinks and canapes at the Mercure Hotel Lounge at 5.30pm.
    Time: 4.55pm
    Cost: $0

    On eve of Anzac Day the Last Post Ceremony will commemorate Old Haleian, Private Archie Graham Ma...

  • Class of '09: 10-Year Reunion

    Class of '09: 10-Year Reunion

    Saturday 04 May 2019
    Location: Hale School then onto The Wembley Hotel from 3.00pm onwards
    Time: 12.45pm onwards
    Cost: $50

    Watch a bit of football on Craig Oval starting at 10.30am, then meet in the Quad for a school tou...

  • OHA V The School Hockey

    OHA V The School Hockey

    Thursday 09 May 2019
    Location: Hale Hockey Club
    Time: 4.00pm
    Cost: $0

    It’s on again! OHA v The School Hockey matches. Register your interest in playing now.

  • Class of '89: 30-Year Reunion

    Class of '89: 30-Year Reunion

    Saturday 25 May 2019
    Location: The Village Bar, Subiaco
    Time: From 6pm onwards
    Cost: $0

    Save the date - further details to follow.. Cost TBA

  • Class of '64: 55-Year Reunion

    Class of '64: 55-Year Reunion

    Friday 18 October 2019
    Location: Lionel Samson Cellars, 31 Cliff Street Fremantle
    Time: 6.30pm
    Cost: $120

    Come and join us for a night of reminiscing at Lionel Samson Cellars

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