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  1. Congratulations to our 2020 Senior Council on being chosen by their peers and the staff for senior student leadership responsibilities.

    Introducing 2020 Senior Council8 November

    Congratulations to our 2020 Senior Council on being chosen by their peers and the staff for senior student leadership responsibilities.

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  2. Life in the Boarding House is like one big blended family, with one major difference - no parents. That’s where Head of Boarding, Mrs Tina Twigg, her deputy, Ms Lisa Parolin, and an army of tutors and staff step into model positive behaviours and lead by example.

    Leading by example in the Boarding House8 November

    Life in the Boarding House is like one big blended family, with one major difference - no parents. That’s where Head of Boarding, Mrs Tina Twigg, her deputy, Ms Lisa Parolin, and an army of tutors and staff step into model positive behaviours and lead by example.

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  3. Having started at CGGS in the Early Learning Centre as a four-year-old, Lily Hall (Year 11) has developed a great sense of pride in being a ‘Grammar Girl’ and she is looking forward to making her mark as the 2020 School Captain.

    Lily Hall – the path to leadership8 November

    Having started at CGGS in the Early Learning Centre as a four-year-old, Lily Hall (Year 11) has developed a great sense of pride in being a ‘Grammar Girl’ and she is looking forward to making her mark as the 2020 School Captain.

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  4. CGGS approaches holistic pastoral care in different ways; one of them is through our Tutor Groups, where the principal relationship between teacher and student is central to delivery. Each tutor approaches skill development in a differentiated manner to best suit the students in their care. Some of the activities in tutor group include mindfulness, emotional literacy, goal setting, gratitude and self-compassion exercises, which are integral to building students’ mental wellbeing.

    Fostering wellbeing through Pastoral Care8 November

    CGGS approaches holistic pastoral care in different ways; one of them is through our Tutor Groups, where the principal relationship between teacher and student is central to delivery. Each tutor approaches skill development in a differentiated manner to best suit the students in their care. Some of the activities in tutor group include mindfulness, emotional literacy, goal setting, gratitude and self-compassion exercises, which are integral to building students’ mental wellbeing.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. This year CGGS participated CSIRO STEM Professionals in Schools program. Through the program, Head of Science and Technology Faculty, Mr Sam Papasidero has formed a partnership with Antonio Di Pietro a retired test pilot. Mr Di Pietro comes regularly to school and assists in the projects students are undertaking.

    Partnership with CSIRO takes flight25 October

    This year CGGS participated CSIRO STEM Professionals in Schools program. Through the program, Head of Science and Technology Faculty, Mr Sam Papasidero has formed a partnership with Antonio Di Pietro a retired test pilot. Mr Di Pietro comes regularly to school and assists in the projects students are undertaking.

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  9. Preparing girls for the next chapter of their lives is an everyday undertaking and it’s often the things they learn outside the classroom that sets them on a path they might not have envisaged or expected.

    Building resilience - Year 9 Camps25 October

    Preparing girls for the next chapter of their lives is an everyday undertaking and it’s often the things they learn outside the classroom that sets them on a path they might not have envisaged or expected.

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  10. Each year, the Grammarians’ Association hosts the Year 12 Leavers' Lunch - the first step in a long goodbye to our soon-to-be-graduates.

    Year 12 Leavers’ Lunch 201925 October

    Each year, the Grammarians’ Association hosts the Year 12 Leavers' Lunch - the first step in a long goodbye to our soon-to-be-graduates.

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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. For this Music-focussed edition of eNews, we asked a five students about their love of music, what they enjoy most, what they are most proud of as a performer and other questions relating to music. Get an insight into the world of some of our musicians through this colourful interview.

    Music in focus – student reflections26 September

    For this Music-focussed edition of eNews, we asked a five students about their love of music, what they enjoy most, what they are most proud of as a performer and other questions relating to music. Get an insight into the world of some of our musicians through this colourful interview.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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