CGGS farewells Chief Operating Officer Heather Walsh today. Heather has been employed at the School for more than 12 years and has made a significant contribution to the staff, students and families of CGGS. The school has benefited from Heather’s wise financial management and skill in facilities planning. We wish her all the best in her new role advising the Diocese on education and business.
Calling all our CGGS community members in the UK!
Will you be in London on Monday 13 July?Read more
Seventeen talented students have recently returned from five fantastic days of music making in Melbourne at the 19th Australian Combined Schools Music Festival.Read more
This week, the CGGS Creative Writing Club held a market day to raise money for Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH).Read more
The P&F are collecting good quality items to sell at the Fete including toys, clean clothing (no school uniforms, underwear or socks), sports equipment, books etc. Please note we cannot sell TVs, computers, electrical goods, furniture, encyclopaedias or reference books, magazines over 3 years old (unless collectables), broken heavy items or any large items, videos or floppy disks.
Please pack and label items into boxes and leave them on the apron of the P&F shed just inside the Senior School gates on Chapel Drive. For valuable items please contact Ross Hicks 0419 684 330 or Rosshix8@gmail.com to arrange a suitable time for collection.
We will be opening during the semester break on Saturday 18 July 2015, 10.00am to 5.00pm, to assist with your back to school Term 3 needs.
It will not be necessary to make appointments, so please come down to the Shop and we will assist you with all you need. Please feel free to call anytime if you have a particular query on 02 6202 6486.
School Shop Manager
Read APFACTS' latest newsletter here.
The CGGS Awesome Activities Holiday Program is back for the upcoming school holidays.
Limited places, book now!
Open 29 June to 17 July 2015, from 8am to 6pm daily.
Link here for the Awesome Activities Holiday Program outline.
More information and forms are available here.
Forms also available here:
Link here for the Awesome Activities Holiday enrolment form for returning families.
Link here for the Awesome Activities Holiday enrolment form for new families.
Supervisor of School Age Care
02 6273 1242
The Entertainment Book Fundraiser is on again! By purchasing an Entertainment Book, which is packed with hundreds of 50 percent off and 2-for-1 offers for the best local restaurants, cafes, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel and much more, you can be contributing a charity, with 20 percent of book proceeds going towards Anglicare.
The Entertainment Book is now available as a Digital Membership for your Apple or Android device. So why not be entertained for a great cause.
You can order your book on The Entertainment Book website, just click here.
29 JUNE - 2 JULY, ACTING ANTICS ACTING & THEATRE CAMP, CGGS SENIOR SCHOOL
Audition, rehearse & perform a fully costumed play in 4 days! Every student gets a role with dialogue! Fabulous costumes! Link here for more information.
4 JULY, MEET AUTHORS GRAEME BASE AND GARY CREW, NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
Link here for more information.
11-12 JULY, YOUTH MENTAL FIRST AID COURSE (FREE FOR PARENTS OF TEENS)
9am-5pm, Youth Coalition of the ACT, Clianthus Street, O'Connor. Cost is $250. If any are parents of teens, they can do it for free by signing up for the 'Training Parents of Teens' study being undertaken by the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. Link here for more information. More information on the course can be found at https://mhfa.com.au/courses/public/types/youth. To enrol people can email Robin Duff firstname.lastname@example.org
28 AUGUST, RIBBONS & CRANES BRAIN CANCER AWARENESS DINNER
7pm, Corinna Room, Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden. All funds raised in support of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Brain Tumour Alliance Australia. Book your tickets through http://www.trybooking.com/141443. Link here for more information.
To submit community notices or student achievements and photos for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Monica Masters on email@example.com by COB Wednesday.
To submit news on CGGS Grammarians for consideration in the Weekly Update, please email Laura Hannan on firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Wednesday