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  1. A reminder to students and parents of girls in Years 3, 5, 7 & 9 – NAPLAN assessments start next week on Tuesday, 15 May.

    NAPLAN time is here! – 11.5.18

    A reminder to students and parents of girls in Years 3, 5, 7 & 9 – NAPLAN assessments start next week on Tuesday, 15 May.

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  2. As always, our students have been very active in a number of sporting events. In this article we catch up with the Junior School Cross Country and South Weston Swimming Carnival.

    Junior School Sports update – 11.5.18

    As always, our students have been very active in a number of sporting events. In this article we catch up with the Junior School Cross Country and South Weston Swimming Carnival.

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  3. We are delighted to announce our new Lake Precinct Building will be officially opened on Tuesday, 29 May 2018.

    Official opening of the new Lake Precinct Building – 11.5.18

    We are delighted to announce our new Lake Precinct Building will be officially opened on Tuesday, 29 May 2018.

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  4. Carla Sanfrancesco (Year 11) was invited to participate in Questacon and Samsung’s roundtable discussion, Smart Skills, at The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre on Friday, 4 May 2018. Carla was part of a panel, sitting alongside a teacher, another student, Samsung’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and VIP guests. The panel discussed challenging perceptions, the role of creativity in STEM and the impact of the Smart Skills workshops.

    Student Achievements – 11.5.18

    Carla Sanfrancesco (Year 11) was invited to participate in Questacon and Samsung’s roundtable discussion, Smart Skills, at The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre on Friday, 4 May 2018. Carla was part of a panel, sitting alongside a teacher, another student, Samsung’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and VIP guests. The panel discussed challenging perceptions, the role of creativity in STEM and the impact of the Smart Skills workshops.

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  5. A major theme at the recent International Baccalaureate World Conference in Singapore was student agency with many examples of how schools across the world are actively enabling students to understand and manage their learning and the environment in which it takes place. I believe that at Canberra Girls Grammar many of our programs and pedagogies already encourage student agency but I also believe there is more we can do.

    Head of Junior School talks student agency – 10.5.18

    A major theme at the recent International Baccalaureate World Conference in Singapore was student agency with many examples of how schools across the world are actively enabling students to understand and manage their learning and the environment in which it takes place. I believe that at Canberra Girls Grammar many of our programs and pedagogies already encourage student agency but I also believe there is more we can do.

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  6. Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

    Together in Music Concert – 13.4.18

    Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

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  7. Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

    Student Achievements – 13.4.18

    Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

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  8. The Together in Music Concert is set to be a celebration of music and community, featuring the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo.

    Together in Music Concert – 29.3.18

    The Together in Music Concert is set to be a celebration of music and community, featuring the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo.

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  9. The Junior School’s annual Swimming Carnival took place on Wednesday, 14 March with all students from Years 3-6 and their teachers gathering at the AIS for a fun-filled day.

    Mackellar takes top honours at Swimming Carnival – 29.3.18

    The Junior School’s annual Swimming Carnival took place on Wednesday, 14 March with all students from Years 3-6 and their teachers gathering at the AIS for a fun-filled day.

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  10. To celebrate International Women’s Day, our CGGS Junior School Community engaged in a highly successful project to accept donations of women’s toiletries and assemble these into individual care packages to be distributed by Anglicare.

    Leading and supporting through service – a project with Anglicare – 29.3.18

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, our CGGS Junior School Community engaged in a highly successful project to accept donations of women’s toiletries and assemble these into individual care packages to be distributed by Anglicare.

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  11. Applications are now open for our Autumn Holiday Program.

    Register now for our Autumn Holiday Program – 16.3.18

    Applications are now open for our Autumn Holiday Program.

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  12. We are excited to announce two upcoming events as part of The Green Room – our speaker series.

    The Green Room returns for 2018 – 16.3.18

    We are excited to announce two upcoming events as part of The Green Room – our speaker series.

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  13. Being at an all-girls school on International Women’s Day is a pretty special place to be – and we celebrate it in many different ways. While the Junior School have been preparing care packages to donate to Anglicare (stay tuned for this story in the Week 8 edition of eNews!), girls at the Senior School made their mark on Thursday, 8 March by ‘graffiti-ing’ the windows of the Quad with quotes and photographs of inspirational women, including Emma Watson, Michelle Obama and Malala Yousafzai.

    Be empowered – International Women’s Day – 16.3.18

    Being at an all-girls school on International Women’s Day is a pretty special place to be – and we celebrate it in many different ways. While the Junior School have been preparing care packages to donate to Anglicare (stay tuned for this story in the Week 8 edition of eNews!), girls at the Senior School made their mark on Thursday, 8 March by ‘graffiti-ing’ the windows of the Quad with quotes and photographs of inspirational women, including Emma Watson, Michelle Obama and Malala Yousafzai.

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  14. In my (almost) two years at Canberra Girls Grammar School I have been impressed by the School’s appetite for innovation and change and amused by a perception, in some circles, that we are a little staid and ‘old fashioned’ in our approach to learning and teaching.

While it is true that we value our heritage and are proud of our consistently high academic results we understand that to prepare students for success in the 21st Century we must develop the whole child.

    Making all the difference – 16.3.18

    In my (almost) two years at Canberra Girls Grammar School I have been impressed by the School’s appetite for innovation and change and amused by a perception, in some circles, that we are a little staid and ‘old fashioned’ in our approach to learning and teaching. While it is true that we value our heritage and are proud of our consistently high academic results we understand that to prepare students for success in the 21st Century we must develop the whole child.

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  15. Abigail Lindsay (Year 4) and Rachel Cooper (Year 3) were selected to represent Canberra Girls Grammar School at the closing ceremony at the Australian War Memorial commemorating the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Sunda Strait.

    Student Achievements – 16.3.18

    Abigail Lindsay (Year 4) and Rachel Cooper (Year 3) were selected to represent Canberra Girls Grammar School at the closing ceremony at the Australian War Memorial commemorating the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Sunda Strait.

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