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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. We are currently finalising our student enrolments for next year and we are delighted to be welcoming a significant number of new families to our school.

    A friendly reminder from our Admissions Office12 September

    We are currently finalising our student enrolments for next year and we are delighted to be welcoming a significant number of new families to our school.

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  7. Congratulations to our Junior School basketballers who represented CGGS in the ACT finals of the Sue Geh Cup. The Year 5-6 girls had an amazing day, winning the semi-final by a point in overtime, before going on to win the grand final. Macy Strickland played particularly well, making two foul shots on the buzzer for an exciting end to the Championship.

    Student Achievements12 September

    Congratulations to our Junior School basketballers who represented CGGS in the ACT finals of the Sue Geh Cup. The Year 5-6 girls had an amazing day, winning the semi-final by a point in overtime, before going on to win the grand final. Macy Strickland played particularly well, making two foul shots on the buzzer for an exciting end to the Championship.

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  8. As a school proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School we embrace the opportunity to learn language, learn about language and learn through language. As part of the Primary Years Programme our students learn to communicate confidently and creatively in more than one language; and for us in the Junior School our second language of instruction is French.

    Building international mindedness through multilingualism12 September

    As a school proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School we embrace the opportunity to learn language, learn about language and learn through language. As part of the Primary Years Programme our students learn to communicate confidently and creatively in more than one language; and for us in the Junior School our second language of instruction is French.

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  9. Last week we turned our attention to, and celebrated, Languages Week. Language and the study of languages is a rich experience, as we also study the culture associated with a language. The ancient and modern languages of the world do not just reflect the culture of its speakers, languages have a sometimes curious effect on how we think about and perceive the world. By creating associations with words, speakers of different languages ultimately have a different experiences or perceptions of the same reality.

    From the Principal - The languages we speak affect the way we think and act12 September

    Last week we turned our attention to, and celebrated, Languages Week. Language and the study of languages is a rich experience, as we also study the culture associated with a language. The ancient and modern languages of the world do not just reflect the culture of its speakers, languages have a sometimes curious effect on how we think about and perceive the world. By creating associations with words, speakers of different languages ultimately have a different experiences or perceptions of the same reality.

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  10. It continues to be busy in the Science and Technology Faculty, not only during the recent 2019 National Science Week, but also across a broad range of activities and opportunities within the last six months.  The teachers within the Science and Technology Faculty all believe that if students can see it, then they can be it.

    For the love of Science!29 August

    It continues to be busy in the Science and Technology Faculty, not only during the recent 2019 National Science Week, but also across a broad range of activities and opportunities within the last six months. The teachers within the Science and Technology Faculty all believe that if students can see it, then they can be it.

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  11. Hayley Ricks (Year 7) performed at the City of Orange Eisteddfod and was names the 13 Years and Over Most Promising Ballet Dancer. She also achieved the following results...

    Student Achievements28 August

    Hayley Ricks (Year 7) performed at the City of Orange Eisteddfod and was names the 13 Years and Over Most Promising Ballet Dancer. She also achieved the following results...

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  12. Four-time Paralympian, silver medal-winning dad of Anna and Emma Croker (both Year 10), Garry Croker was our special guest speaker at the recent Year 6 Father Daughter Dinner. In his address, Garry shared his experiences through milestones in Emma and Anna’s school journey – particularly the transition into Year 7.

    Peter Milligan - on being a Dad28 August

    Four-time Paralympian, silver medal-winning dad of Anna and Emma Croker (both Year 10), Garry Croker was our special guest speaker at the recent Year 6 Father Daughter Dinner. In his address, Garry shared his experiences through milestones in Emma and Anna’s school journey – particularly the transition into Year 7.

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  13. Inclusion and being aware that our children notice ‘everything’ were the two central themes of the well-attended event held on Thursday, 22 August.

    Emily Safe Schools Breakfast28 August

    Inclusion and being aware that our children notice ‘everything’ were the two central themes of the well-attended event held on Thursday, 22 August.

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  14. The service and sacrifice of our military members and their families have come under the spotlight in recent weeks, with two annual events being commemorated in early August. The first of these was a commemorative ceremony at the Australian War Memorial followed by a dinner held at Australian Parliament House to honour women and families united by Defence service.

    Supporting our Defence families28 August

    The service and sacrifice of our military members and their families have come under the spotlight in recent weeks, with two annual events being commemorated in early August. The first of these was a commemorative ceremony at the Australian War Memorial followed by a dinner held at Australian Parliament House to honour women and families united by Defence service.

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  15. We take our position in the community very seriously, and understand our responsibility to serve the families of the region by offering the highest educational opportunities to young women of great potential and special ability.

    Gabriel Foundation - Advancing educational opportunities28 August

    We take our position in the community very seriously, and understand our responsibility to serve the families of the region by offering the highest educational opportunities to young women of great potential and special ability.

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