The Association of Parents and Friends of ACT Schools (APFACTS) is the voice of non-government school parents (Catholic and Independent) in the ACT. For more information, visit our website at www.apfacts.org.au or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Apfacts
The research being conducted by ARACY is very valuable to us as parents and it is high on our priorities at APFACTS. It would be terrific to see some of our member schools participate in this study.
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
ARACY are conducting discussion groups with parents of high-school students (in Years 7-10) and would love your input.
We are interested in exploring the following themes:
- How do parents help support their child’s learning in the high school years?
- What roles do schools and parents have in the learning process during these years?
- What works for you and your child, and what are the challenges?
The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) is conducting research about partnerships between families and schools to improve learning outcomes for students in the ACT. An important aspect of this research is talking with families. We are interested in hearing from parents of high-school students about what they think makes for a good partnership with their child’s high school and the things they do to support their child’s learning during the high school years (Years 7-10).
If you are interested in participating in this discussion and are a parent of a high school student and are based in the ACT, or know of any other parents who might be interested, please click this link: http://www.aracy.org.au/events/category/discussion-groups to register for one of our discussion groups, or phone +61 2 6248 2400.
Participants will receive a small reimbursement as thanks for their valued time and input into the study.
We are always keen to speak to you about issues that are important to you, Contact,
The School Uniform Shop at Canberra Girls Grammar School will be holding a special Appointments Week in late November 2015. This week is specifically for new students commencing in 2016. We are offering personalised service with individual appointments with our Shop staff for the fitting and purchase of uniform.
Link here for appointment times. Please ring for your appointment on 6202 6486. If you are unable to attend during this week, you are still welcome to visit us during Term 4, or from Thursday 14 January 2016 when the Shop reopens for the new year.
Manager, School Shop
Senior textbooks are due during testing week, once exams are completed.
Year’s 7-10 textbooks are due between Monday 23 November - Friday 27 November.
Students will be emailed a list of all textbooks which are due to be returned, at least one week before they are due.
If you have any questions please contact Bianca Motherway on 6202 6424.