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  1. This has been a year of exploration and discovery, of reviews and relationship building. It has been a year of energetic and faithful delivery of systems, traditions and programs. It has been an extraordinary year at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

However, the students create the life within the school. Their outstanding academic and co-curricular performances, their acts of service, their laughter and their hard work.

    From the Principal - Have a happy and holy holiday6 December

    This has been a year of exploration and discovery, of reviews and relationship building. It has been a year of energetic and faithful delivery of systems, traditions and programs. It has been an extraordinary year at Canberra Girls Grammar School. However, the students create the life within the school. Their outstanding academic and co-curricular performances, their acts of service, their laughter and their hard work.

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  2. Thank you to the members of our community who attended the Senior School Celebration Evening at Llewellyn Hall on Tuesday, 3 December.

The event was an opportunity to reflect on 2019 while recognising prize-winning students in Years 7 to 11.

    Senior School Celebration Evening6 December

    Thank you to the members of our community who attended the Senior School Celebration Evening at Llewellyn Hall on Tuesday, 3 December. The event was an opportunity to reflect on 2019 while recognising prize-winning students in Years 7 to 11.

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  3. Today, members of our Junior School community gathered in the CGGS Hall for the annual Presentation Morning.

Academic awards were presented to students in Years 3 to 5, while our Year 2 boys officially ‘graduated’ from the Junior Primary section of the school.

    Junior School Presentation Morning6 December

    Today, members of our Junior School community gathered in the CGGS Hall for the annual Presentation Morning. Academic awards were presented to students in Years 3 to 5, while our Year 2 boys officially ‘graduated’ from the Junior Primary section of the school.

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  4. Our Class of 2019 officially graduated from Canberra Girls Grammar School last night.

Year 12 students and members of their families attended their Graduation Dinner, at the National Arboretum after a poignant service at the Chapel of the Annunciation.

    Graduation Dinner 20196 December

    Our Class of 2019 officially graduated from Canberra Girls Grammar School last night. Year 12 students and members of their families attended their Graduation Dinner, at the National Arboretum after a poignant service at the Chapel of the Annunciation.

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  5. The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) awards night was held at the ANU last week with prizes awarded to students who received outstanding results in the recent Australian Mathematics Competition. Congratulations to Xuanwei Chen (Year 5) who was awarded Best in State and an AMT Prize for her near perfect score. Congratulations also to Georgina Hill (Year 8) and Edie Matthiesson-Hull (Year 6) for their High Achiever Awards.

    Student Achievements6 December

    The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) awards night was held at the ANU last week with prizes awarded to students who received outstanding results in the recent Australian Mathematics Competition. Congratulations to Xuanwei Chen (Year 5) who was awarded Best in State and an AMT Prize for her near perfect score. Congratulations also to Georgina Hill (Year 8) and Edie Matthiesson-Hull (Year 6) for their High Achiever Awards.

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  6. The School Chapel was overflowing on Sunday night as students, families, staff and members of the wider CGGS community celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season with a traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

    Celebrating Christmas with our community6 December

    The School Chapel was overflowing on Sunday night as students, families, staff and members of the wider CGGS community celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season with a traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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  7. Canberra Girls Grammar School is proud to be the only girls’ school in the ACT to offer boarding to our community. Our Boarding House offers both weekly and short-term boarding for day girls.

    CGGS boarding - discover the options available at CGGS6 December

    Canberra Girls Grammar School is proud to be the only girls’ school in the ACT to offer boarding to our community. Our Boarding House offers both weekly and short-term boarding for day girls.

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  8. Donna Karan. Tom Ford. Anna Sui. Marc Jacobs. Get ready to add Nancy Xia to that list.

    Grand designs - Nancy Xia22 November

    Donna Karan. Tom Ford. Anna Sui. Marc Jacobs. Get ready to add Nancy Xia to that list.

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  9. A drama student, a music student and a fine arts student walk into the canteen... The drama student says “Drama is the best subject because it teaches you …”

    From the Principal - Connecting the dots in unexpected ways21 November

    A drama student, a music student and a fine arts student walk into the canteen... The drama student says “Drama is the best subject because it teaches you …”

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  10. Remembrance Day holds a special significance for Canberra Girls Grammar School which accommodates over 100 students from military families. To mark Remembrance Day this year, we held simple assemblies on both campuses and asked students to read the poem In Flanders Fields prior to the playing of The Last Post and our one minute of silence over the speakers at 11.00am.

    Remembrance Day21 November

    Remembrance Day holds a special significance for Canberra Girls Grammar School which accommodates over 100 students from military families. To mark Remembrance Day this year, we held simple assemblies on both campuses and asked students to read the poem In Flanders Fields prior to the playing of The Last Post and our one minute of silence over the speakers at 11.00am.

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  11. Visual Art is an integral component of our learning experiences in the Junior School.  Not only are our students experimenting with ideas, techniques and different media, Art is also authentically linked with their classroom focus and units of inquiry. And most importantly, art is lots of fun!

    Visual Art in the Junior School21 November

    Visual Art is an integral component of our learning experiences in the Junior School. Not only are our students experimenting with ideas, techniques and different media, Art is also authentically linked with their classroom focus and units of inquiry. And most importantly, art is lots of fun!

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  12. Earlier this week, the Year 9 and Year 10 Dance and Drama students had a fabulous night of performances for their family and friends in their end of year showcase, Lights Up! This event consisted of a range of pieces that had the audience laughing, crying or sitting on the edge of their seats.

    Lights Up!21 November

    Earlier this week, the Year 9 and Year 10 Dance and Drama students had a fabulous night of performances for their family and friends in their end of year showcase, Lights Up! This event consisted of a range of pieces that had the audience laughing, crying or sitting on the edge of their seats.

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  13. Study in the Arts and Design subjects has the capacity to engage, inspire and enrich all students, exciting the imagination and encouraging them to reach their creative and expressive potential. They give students the opportunities to learn how to create, design, represent, communicate and share their ideas. Critical and creative thinking and intercultural understanding are at the heart of the Arts subjects and provide students with another language as a way to communicate.

    Expression through the Arts and Design21 November

    Study in the Arts and Design subjects has the capacity to engage, inspire and enrich all students, exciting the imagination and encouraging them to reach their creative and expressive potential. They give students the opportunities to learn how to create, design, represent, communicate and share their ideas. Critical and creative thinking and intercultural understanding are at the heart of the Arts subjects and provide students with another language as a way to communicate.

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  14. Our Early Learning Centre has achieved an overall rating of Exceeding National Quality Standards. Congratulations to Director of Junior School (ELC), Kate Columbine, and her team for their ongoing work to provide our youngest students with outstanding early childhood education.

    National recognition for the ELC21 November

    Our Early Learning Centre has achieved an overall rating of Exceeding National Quality Standards. Congratulations to Director of Junior School (ELC), Kate Columbine, and her team for their ongoing work to provide our youngest students with outstanding early childhood education.

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  15. We are delighted to announce that Ella Borgo (Year 10) and Elizabeth Hampton (Year 12) received Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards, so named as a tribute to our Long Tan veterans, encourage determination, mateship, teamwork, tenacity, compassion and leadership. Their awards were presented by Grammarian, Isabella Atkinson-Smith (2015) who studied at the Australian Defence Force Academy before joining the Royal Australian Airforce.

    Student Achievements21 November

    We are delighted to announce that Ella Borgo (Year 10) and Elizabeth Hampton (Year 12) received Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards, so named as a tribute to our Long Tan veterans, encourage determination, mateship, teamwork, tenacity, compassion and leadership. Their awards were presented by Grammarian, Isabella Atkinson-Smith (2015) who studied at the Australian Defence Force Academy before joining the Royal Australian Airforce.

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