At Canberra Girls Grammar School we look to our values and vision to guide us. By building a caring, inclusive and nurturing school community, and delivering outstanding academic, pastoral and co-curricular programs, our students go out into the world confident and respectful.Read more
On Friday, 30 July the Gabriel Singers were honoured to be asked to perform at the Charles Bean Legacy event held at the Australian Defence Force Academy. The Gabriel Singers performed a piece written for them by Melbourne-based composer, Dan Walker. This piece was a setting of the poem ‘Non Nobis Domine’ which was written by Charles Bean, the Australian Official WW1 Correspondent. The girls performed this work beautifully at this professional event and received lovely feedback.Read more
ACT SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS5 August
On Friday 24 June, the Junior School had nine students compete in the ACT Swimming Championships (representing the South Weston zone): Zoe Bond (Year 6), Sofia Christopherson (Year 6), Lauran Faulder (Year 6), Lucy Hincksman (Year 6), Iris Leach Dowe (Year 6), Sophia Medina (Year 5), Lucy Piva (Year 5), Marina Tzanetos (Year 3) and Alessandra Wah (Year 5).Read more
On Tuesday, 26 July, three teams consisting of girls from Years 7-12 competed in the ASC Netball Carnival. All three teams displayed consistent performances throughout the day.Read more
GLEBE/KILBURN SKI TRIP 20165 August
Last Sunday, girls from Glebe and Kilburn went to Blue Cow for a days' skiing. With an early start at 5.00am, we were ready to hit the slopes at 9.00am. All students participated in a lesson with the ski/snowboard instructors before shredding the snow in groups of at least three.Read more
CHAPEL NEWS5 August
This Sunday is another of our Family and Friends’ Services entitled Winter Feast. It is designed to coincide with the notional end of our winter appeal for St Johns (Church) Care in Reid and the collection for the service will all go to them this time. I say notional because we leave out baskets for donations throughout the year. The next big push for St Johns will be next term for Christmas presents, so stay tuned for more about that.Read more
GRAMMARIANS’ NEWS5 August
We wish Grammarian Zoe Buckman (2006) all the best as she heads off to represent Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the Women’s 1500m event taking place on Saturday, 13 August. Zoe made her Olympic debut at the 2012 London Games in the women’s 1500m finishing eighth in her heat and tenth in her semi-final.Read more
The Year 7 Social that appears on the fixture list for Wednesday, 10 August has been cancelled. This event was going to be an SRC organised ‘Girls Night In’ for our Year 7 students.
The event is no longer going ahead due to some timing and planning issues.
However, Year 7 have been invited by Canberra Grammar School to a Year 7 social being held on Friday, 26 August 2016 at CGS. Event details will be emailed to Year 7 students and parents soon.
This newsletter is proudly provided on behalf of the CGGS P&F Association.
Ask ACNC Canberra
The ACNC will be visiting Canberr ain August to talk to charities.
Come along and hear directly from Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM about the work of the ACNC, issues facing the sector and how to meet your ACNC obligations, including the Annual Information Statement.
You will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to the Commissioner during the Q&A session.
As part of the sessions, we will also be providing a free basic financial training session, which includes how to avoid the most common Annual Information Statements errors. This training will be aimed at small charities, but charities of all sizes are welcome to attend.
Each Ask ACNC session will run for approximately two hours and will include:
- An update on the sector
- Meeting ACNC obligations
- Future areas of focus
- A question and answer session
- Basic financial training with a focus on avoiding common reporting errors
- Territory regulators will also provide an update on their work
Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Nicholls Theatrette, National Convention Centre - 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra City
Free tickets available via Eventbrite.
ANU Extension is an academic program that is designed to provide an enhanced learning experience for Year 11 and 12 students.
The program is open to all domestic students that will have a concurrent full-time enrolment in year 11 or 12 at an Australian secondary school in 2017.
Successful completion of their studies in ANU Extension may lead to an early offer for entry to ANU that will allow them to articulate into an ANU bachelor degree program and receive credit towards this bachelor degree.
ANU Extension programs contribute to the Senior Secondary Certificate and toward the calculation of their ATAR.
It is anticipated that in 2017 advanced courses will be offered in
Chemistry, Physics, Biodiversity, Japanese, Indonesian, Chinese, Astrophysics, Specialist Mathematics, Engineering and Advanced Music.
An Information Evening will be held on Tuesday, 6 September 2016. View the flyer here for more information.
All interested prospective students and their parents and friends are invited to attend.
The House Athletics Carnival for all Year 7-12 students will be held on Tuesday, 16 August, (Day 7, Week 5 Term 3) at the Australian Institute of Sport Athletics Track, Leverier Crescent, Bruce.
If parents would like to assist at the carnival with various track or field event support, please contact Jenny Hall on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Third BIG Book Fair will be held over three days at the Club premises, 12 Corinna Street Woden on:
- Friday, 12 August from 11.00am to 6.00pm
- Saturday, 13 August from 10.00am to 4.00pm
- Sunday, 14 August from 10.00am to 4.00pm
The Club will be filled with a huge range of quality books, including collectables, children's books, fiction and non-fiction, as well as magazines, games, vinyl records and DVDs – all for sale at very reasonable prices.
For browsers who wish to linger, the Coffee Shop will be open for morning or afternoon tea.
On Sunday, 14 August there will be a 'Happy Hour' from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, when anything left will be at rock bottom prices.
Entry is by gold coin donation. There is parking at the Club. For further information link here.