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  1. It has been a hive of activity at Canberra Girls Grammar School this week. After a year that has been full of challenges, our community had the opportunity to celebrate the many highlights and achievements of 2020.

    Students rising above – a reason to celebrate4 December

    It has been a hive of activity at Canberra Girls Grammar School this week. After a year that has been full of challenges, our community had the opportunity to celebrate the many highlights and achievements of 2020.

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  2. Every year, as the culminating experience of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, the Year 6 students carry out an extended, collaborative inquiry known as The Exhibition.

    Understanding promotes empathy – Year 6 Exhibition4 December

    Every year, as the culminating experience of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, the Year 6 students carry out an extended, collaborative inquiry known as The Exhibition.

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  3. Firstly, a big thank you to the students, parents and staff who have worked to keep many co-curricular sports, clubs and activities running throughout 2020.

    From the Deputy Principal4 December

    Firstly, a big thank you to the students, parents and staff who have worked to keep many co-curricular sports, clubs and activities running throughout 2020.

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  4. Earlier this year I promised the Junior School and ELC community information regarding the result of our five-year International Baccalaureate Evaluation. As this is the last Enews of the year, it is the perfect forum to communicate the essence of the report and to explain a little about the evaluation process.

    From the Head of Junior School4 December

    Earlier this year I promised the Junior School and ELC community information regarding the result of our five-year International Baccalaureate Evaluation. As this is the last Enews of the year, it is the perfect forum to communicate the essence of the report and to explain a little about the evaluation process.

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  5. The National History Challenge run by the History Teachers’ Association (HTAA) is an Australia wide competition whereby 500 schools entered 8,000 students. The competition promotes students to be critical thinkers through an historical inquiry whilst promoting academic rigour.

    Students sweep awards in history challenge4 December

    The National History Challenge run by the History Teachers’ Association (HTAA) is an Australia wide competition whereby 500 schools entered 8,000 students. The competition promotes students to be critical thinkers through an historical inquiry whilst promoting academic rigour.

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  6. When you think of rugby union, you think of the varied set of skills and agility needed, physical fitness, a team environment, stronger relationships formed between peers, the ability to work together and communicate as a team, leadership skills and the utter heartbreak of being a Wallabies supporter in the Bledisloe Cup.

    Learning life skills on the rugby field20 November

    When you think of rugby union, you think of the varied set of skills and agility needed, physical fitness, a team environment, stronger relationships formed between peers, the ability to work together and communicate as a team, leadership skills and the utter heartbreak of being a Wallabies supporter in the Bledisloe Cup.

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  7. Dozens of our talented Junior School students have showcased their creativity in this year’s commemorative Remembrance Day art competition.

    Remembrance Day art competition20 November

    Dozens of our talented Junior School students have showcased their creativity in this year’s commemorative Remembrance Day art competition.

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  8. This year’s Remembrance Day presentation features guest speaker Air Commodore Ross Bender and a number of Defence students and families from ELC to Year 12.

    Field of Poppies – Remembrance Day6 November

    This year’s Remembrance Day presentation features guest speaker Air Commodore Ross Bender and a number of Defence students and families from ELC to Year 12.

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  9. It has been a productive start to Term 4 for Prep. Commencing our new Unit of Inquiry - Sharing the Planet, we are inquiring into the Central Idea - we have a responsibility to care for ourselves and other living things.

    Rich inquiry and play underway in Prep6 November

    It has been a productive start to Term 4 for Prep. Commencing our new Unit of Inquiry - Sharing the Planet, we are inquiring into the Central Idea - we have a responsibility to care for ourselves and other living things.

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  10. Congratulations to rower Grace Turner (Year 12) for winning the U19 1,000m at the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships, held at Radford College on Sunday, 24 October.

    Student Achievements6 November

    Congratulations to rower Grace Turner (Year 12) for winning the U19 1,000m at the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships, held at Radford College on Sunday, 24 October.

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  11. Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

    Student Achievements23 October

    Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

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  12. All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election.  During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

    Junior School votes in mock election23 October

    All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election. During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

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  13. While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

    Sports and activities update25 September

    While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

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  14. We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

    Winter Netball FAST FIVE Season wrap up25 September

    We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

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  15. Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

    Write a Book in a Day25 September

    Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

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