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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Equipping our students to lead now and in the future is a large part of what we do at Canberra Girls Grammar School. In the Junior School opportunities exist for our students to begin their leadership journey from the very first year of formal schooling but these opportunities culminate in Year 6 when we expect all of our girls to step up and demonstrate the skills, attitudes and dispositions of a leader.

    Equipping girls with the skills to lead8 November

    Equipping our students to lead now and in the future is a large part of what we do at Canberra Girls Grammar School. In the Junior School opportunities exist for our students to begin their leadership journey from the very first year of formal schooling but these opportunities culminate in Year 6 when we expect all of our girls to step up and demonstrate the skills, attitudes and dispositions of a leader.

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  7. Seven of our Year 9 students won prizes at the Science Educators’ Association of the Australian Capital Territory (SEAACT) Science & Engineering Fair and attended the award ceremony on Friday, 25 October at 6.45pm at the CSIRO Discovery Centre.

    Student achievements8 November

    Seven of our Year 9 students won prizes at the Science Educators’ Association of the Australian Capital Territory (SEAACT) Science & Engineering Fair and attended the award ceremony on Friday, 25 October at 6.45pm at the CSIRO Discovery Centre.

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  8. We met with two CGGS students at different stages of their journey – both talking about how the School has prepared them for the next stage of their lives. Reshmi Senanayake started at Girls Grammar in Prep and is now a fully-fledged ‘high school student’ nearing the end of Year 7.

    Preparing our students for the next chapter25 October

    We met with two CGGS students at different stages of their journey – both talking about how the School has prepared them for the next stage of their lives. Reshmi Senanayake started at Girls Grammar in Prep and is now a fully-fledged ‘high school student’ nearing the end of Year 7.

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  9. During the recent school holidays, Ella Lister (Year 9), attended the 2019 two-week Cadet Junior Non Commissioned Officer (CJNCO) Promotion Course at RAAF Base Richmond in NSW.

    Student Achievements25 October

    During the recent school holidays, Ella Lister (Year 9), attended the 2019 two-week Cadet Junior Non Commissioned Officer (CJNCO) Promotion Course at RAAF Base Richmond in NSW.

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  10. For young children, the transition from a preschool environment to a primary school setting can be a daunting prospect. However, for the students in the CGGS Early Learning Centre, an ongoing and embedded transition program, commencing in Reception, makes this a natural, yet exciting progression.

    Step into Prep!25 October

    For young children, the transition from a preschool environment to a primary school setting can be a daunting prospect. However, for the students in the CGGS Early Learning Centre, an ongoing and embedded transition program, commencing in Reception, makes this a natural, yet exciting progression.

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  11. At the recent 2019 ACT 13 & Over Track & Field Championships, CGGS had 16 students competing, all of whom did extremely well with many podium finishes, including the following ACT State Champion winners (for their age group):

    Student achievements26 September

    At the recent 2019 ACT 13 & Over Track & Field Championships, CGGS had 16 students competing, all of whom did extremely well with many podium finishes, including the following ACT State Champion winners (for their age group):

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  12. On Friday 14 September we said goodbye to the set of demountable classrooms located on the Senior School campus. They are heading to another school where they will serve the community well as they did here since 13 March 2009.

    Farewell demountables!26 September

    On Friday 14 September we said goodbye to the set of demountable classrooms located on the Senior School campus. They are heading to another school where they will serve the community well as they did here since 13 March 2009.

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  13. Tournament of Minds (ToMs) has provided opportunities for students in Years 4, 5 and 6 to think creatively and critically as they compete in problem solving challenges.  The challenges require students to work collaboratively in multi-year level teams to address specific criteria and present their solution to the problem through a dramatic performance.

    ToMs teams qualify for international finals26 September

    Tournament of Minds (ToMs) has provided opportunities for students in Years 4, 5 and 6 to think creatively and critically as they compete in problem solving challenges. The challenges require students to work collaboratively in multi-year level teams to address specific criteria and present their solution to the problem through a dramatic performance.

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  14. Those with young children know just how much children are quickly caught up in any event that involves a song, action or rhyme, and we make the most of this trait every day in the Early Learning Centre (ELC)!

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) school, the transdisciplinary approach to learning is central to our programs, and music plays an important part in this.

    A musical approach to transdisciplinary learning26 September

    Those with young children know just how much children are quickly caught up in any event that involves a song, action or rhyme, and we make the most of this trait every day in the Early Learning Centre (ELC)! As an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) school, the transdisciplinary approach to learning is central to our programs, and music plays an important part in this.

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  15. The Gala Festival was one of the highlights in a busy year for the Music Academy. This event showcased all ensembles from across the Junior and Senior schools as well as the Community Choir and Glanville-Hicks Symphony Orchestra featuring external students and community members. Spread over four performance venues at the Senior School, the Gala Festival showcased the incredible diversity of the Music Academy programs and the enthusiasm and passion of all performers involved.

    Gala Festival – lifting our community through music26 September

    The Gala Festival was one of the highlights in a busy year for the Music Academy. This event showcased all ensembles from across the Junior and Senior schools as well as the Community Choir and Glanville-Hicks Symphony Orchestra featuring external students and community members. Spread over four performance venues at the Senior School, the Gala Festival showcased the incredible diversity of the Music Academy programs and the enthusiasm and passion of all performers involved.

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