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  1. It has been a couple of big weeks for members of our Dance Company as they prepare for their first performance this evening. The Winter Concert has officially sold out, however, you can still register to watch the concert via livestream.

    Dance Company in full flight18 June

    It has been a couple of big weeks for members of our Dance Company as they prepare for their first performance this evening. The Winter Concert has officially sold out, however, you can still register to watch the concert via livestream.

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  2. One of the great joys of a school like ours is the well-established and significant House system.

    Welcome to the ‘sisterhood’18 June

    One of the great joys of a school like ours is the well-established and significant House system.

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  3. Neva Thomas (Year 2) won the ACT Junior Chess League 2021 Primary School Allegro (Category: Year 2 Girl) on Sunday, 6 June 2021. Congratulations Neva!

    Student Achievements18 June

    Neva Thomas (Year 2) won the ACT Junior Chess League 2021 Primary School Allegro (Category: Year 2 Girl) on Sunday, 6 June 2021. Congratulations Neva!

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  4. On a crisp, late-autumn evening, all the CGGS orchestras came together for an evening of wonderful music at the annual Orchestras Concert.

    Orchestras Concert4 June

    On a crisp, late-autumn evening, all the CGGS orchestras came together for an evening of wonderful music at the annual Orchestras Concert.

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  5. Congratulations to Elise Wyatt (6C), the winner of the Year 6 Rostrum Grand Final at the Junior School.

    Grand Final of Junior School Rostrum public speaking competition4 June

    Congratulations to Elise Wyatt (6C), the winner of the Year 6 Rostrum Grand Final at the Junior School.

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  6. If you ventured down to the Undercroft on Tuesday afternoons during Term 2 you would have been in for a big surprise.

    Year 2 Billy Cart Showcase4 June

    If you ventured down to the Undercroft on Tuesday afternoons during Term 2 you would have been in for a big surprise.

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  7. Last Friday evening, performers, directors, and 250 guests made their way to the CGGS Senior School Hall for the 2021 Bands Concert. The performance, focused entirely on band ensembles, was a production created to showcase all of the hard work and preparation of the talented members of the Music Academy.

    Blown away: Bands Concert21 May

    Last Friday evening, performers, directors, and 250 guests made their way to the CGGS Senior School Hall for the 2021 Bands Concert. The performance, focused entirely on band ensembles, was a production created to showcase all of the hard work and preparation of the talented members of the Music Academy.

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  8. We are extremely proud and honoured to announce that Canberra Girls Grammar has been recognised as Excellence Awardees for two Australian Education Awards. Our Junior School has been recognised with an Excellence Award for Primary School of the Year – Non-government and our Strategic Design has been recognised with an Excellence Award for Best Strategic Plan by The Educator Australia. We are now in the running for the overall 2021 Australian Educator Awards in those two categories, the results of which will be known in August.

    CGGS is recognised globally and nationally in the week of Founder’s Day7 May

    We are extremely proud and honoured to announce that Canberra Girls Grammar has been recognised as Excellence Awardees for two Australian Education Awards. Our Junior School has been recognised with an Excellence Award for Primary School of the Year – Non-government and our Strategic Design has been recognised with an Excellence Award for Best Strategic Plan by The Educator Australia. We are now in the running for the overall 2021 Australian Educator Awards in those two categories, the results of which will be known in August.

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  9. Canberra Girls Grammar School has a long and rich history that is frequently referenced and celebrated, but never more so than on our Founders’ Day. In this edition of the eNews I will take you back to the origins of the school to give you a glimpse of how CGGS began and how its inception coincided with the beginnings of Canberra as Australia’s capital city.

    It is our duty to infuse joy into the lives of the young7 May

    Canberra Girls Grammar School has a long and rich history that is frequently referenced and celebrated, but never more so than on our Founders’ Day. In this edition of the eNews I will take you back to the origins of the school to give you a glimpse of how CGGS began and how its inception coincided with the beginnings of Canberra as Australia’s capital city.

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  10. There is something incredibly exciting about entering into a new role in any organisation, and that has certainly been our experience as we’ve commenced at CGGS this term. In addition to being swept up in the energy and enthusiasm that the return of students has brought, there’s the opportunity to look at our Sports offering with fresh eyes, and take a moment to appreciate the wonderful depth and breadth of activities on offer.

    Sport - striking the balance between participation and performance22 April

    There is something incredibly exciting about entering into a new role in any organisation, and that has certainly been our experience as we’ve commenced at CGGS this term. In addition to being swept up in the energy and enthusiasm that the return of students has brought, there’s the opportunity to look at our Sports offering with fresh eyes, and take a moment to appreciate the wonderful depth and breadth of activities on offer.

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  11. What did you do before starting your role as Defence School Mentor at CGGS?

For the last 10 years I have had the very important position of raising my two children, Griffin and Gracyn.  With my husband Travis, we have shared the challenges and the triumphs of relocations, deployments and separations that accompany the defence lifestyle.

    Getting to know our Defence School Mentor – Belinda Gordon22 April

    What did you do before starting your role as Defence School Mentor at CGGS? For the last 10 years I have had the very important position of raising my two children, Griffin and Gracyn. With my husband Travis, we have shared the challenges and the triumphs of relocations, deployments and separations that accompany the defence lifestyle.

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  12. Ava Farrah (Year 10) and Zoë Rosin (Year 12) both competed at the 2021 Australian Age Diving Championships in Brisbane during the April school holidays. Both girls competed individually and were also paired as syncro partners.

    Student Achievements22 April

    Ava Farrah (Year 10) and Zoë Rosin (Year 12) both competed at the 2021 Australian Age Diving Championships in Brisbane during the April school holidays. Both girls competed individually and were also paired as syncro partners.

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  13. The House banners and themed ribbons came out in full force once again for the school-wide Cross Country (Junior School) and Senior School Fun Run (Senior School).

    House spirit on show again at Cross Country and Fun Run1 April

    The House banners and themed ribbons came out in full force once again for the school-wide Cross Country (Junior School) and Senior School Fun Run (Senior School).

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  14. Our School’s Anglican values of inclusion, courage and integrity have shone through this term as our whole school community engaged in the many events and learning experiences on offer in the Junior School and ELC.

    From the Deputy Principal (Head of Junior School)31 March

    Our School’s Anglican values of inclusion, courage and integrity have shone through this term as our whole school community engaged in the many events and learning experiences on offer in the Junior School and ELC.

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  15. Mrs Jenny Groom has been teaching music at Canberra Girls Grammar School for as long as most current students can remember - and she has many stories to tell. The Junior School’s four Music Captains sat down with her and asked her about all things music.

    Dedication to developing a love of music – Mrs Jenny Groom19 March

    Mrs Jenny Groom has been teaching music at Canberra Girls Grammar School for as long as most current students can remember - and she has many stories to tell. The Junior School’s four Music Captains sat down with her and asked her about all things music.

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