Campus and Facilities

Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) is an independent Anglican school founded in 1926. It has an enrolment of approximately 1,400 students across an Early Learning Centre (ELC), a Junior School and a Senior School.

Located in the leafy inner Canberra suburb of Deakin, the School provides students and their families with easy access to the airport, road and rail transportation.

The School campuses cover 10 hectares and include facilities such as an indoor heated swimming centre, gymnasiums, sports courts, playing fields and purpose-built buildings for science, the performing arts, art and textiles and ICT.

Nearby, on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, the School's multi-purpose, flexible learning space - known as Yhuuramulum - sits alongside the Elizabeth McKay Aquatic Centre.

Senior School

The Senior School's facilities include a 1,000 seat Hall and adjoining Music Centre, Multimedia Theatre, Drama Centre and the Jubilee Sports Centre which incorporates a 25-metre pool and full size indoor sports court. Click here for a map of the Senior School.

The spiritual centre of CGGS, the Chapel of the Annunciation, is also located on the Senior School campus.

Junior School

The Junior School facilities include Clements Hall, a multipurpose hall which is is used for assemblies and performances and a gymnasium equipped with  Click here for a map of the Junior School.


Our newest building on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin was opened on 29 May 2018. This versatile, multi-purpose building was designed to take advantage of the amazing location and vista of Yarralumla Bay, with the upper floor offering multiple configuration options – suitable for entire year levels right down to small collaborative groups, community events and creative pursuits.

Virtual Tour

To take a virtual tour of Canberra Girls Grammar School, visit our Heritage Walk site which contains historical details and photographs of most of the School's buildings.

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