CGGS STUDENTS TO REPRESENT ACT AT NATIONALS AND THE PACIFIC SCHOOL GAMES
Good luck to the following students who are attending Nationals and Pacific School Games as ACT representatives in the next couple of weeks.Read more
On Friday 13 November 2015, David Holmesby, Chair Gabriel Foundation won the 2015 Carl Palmer Award for Leadership and Excellence in ACT Independent Education.Read more
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
Update on Buses.
APFACTS attended a Bus Liaison meeting on behalf of members last week.
In brief, the current timetables will remain and are due to be reviewed after Term 1 Week 1, 2016. This allows TAMS to record a weeks’ worth of data prior to making decisions that respond to capacity demands.
TAMS have been working with the Education Directorate on their Active Travel Programs. In addition to bus service routes that are currently displayed on the web site, they will add information about alternate drop off places around schools that will encourage children to walk to school. This information should be available before the commencement of Term 1, 2016.
Living Safe Together Initiative
The increasing proliferation and sophistication of extremist propaganda targeting Australian youth, coupled with active recruitment by violent extremist groups, is resulting in the potential exposure to radicalisation of increasingly younger Australians including school-age students. There are misconceptions in the community about radicalisation and violent extremism and to support school communities to understand the current issue, the Australian Government has established the initiative
Living Safe Together
The website provides important information about the potential for radicalisation and violent extremism and guidance on where to go for help.
We are always keen to speak to you about issues that are important to you, Contact,
Executive Officer Email: email@example.com
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 appontment 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
FREE Friday’s Ride n Dinner cycle tours across Canberra. During the month of November & December Pedal Power will host a guided tour ride around each of Canberra’s lakes, approximately 40 – 60min in durations starting and finishing at the same location and finishing with a light meal.
Come join in and help celebrate our 40 years in Canberra. The “come as you are” family-oriented rides for families, friends and those who may not generally ride. Tour ride leaders and mechanics on hand to offer friendly advice and cycling knowledge.
- Friday 27th November – Lake Burley Griffin at (Kings Park, near Boundless Playground) at 6pm
- Friday 4th December – Lake Ginninderra at (John Knight Memorial Park, off Townsend Place ) at 6pm
Included: Guided social ride, free light meal, entertainment, birthday cake.
Registrations a MUST for catering. All children under 16yrs need to be accompanied by an adult. Register: www.pedalpower.org.au