Year 7 Japanese students celebrated the Japanese star festival Tanabata on Friday 17 June. The Tanabata festival originated from the Chinese legend of two lovers in heaven who were punished by being separated and and permitted to meet on earth only once a year on July 7.Read more
On a cold, foggy Monday morning at the end of May twelve year 9 students from CGGS attended Altitude Day at the ANU Commons.Read more
This newsletter is proudly provided on behalf of the CGGS P&F Association.
Valuable advice for success in HSC exams was published yesterday in the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) and online. www.smh.com.au/national/education/hsc-study-guide
The HSC 2016 Study Guide includes information for students, as well as parents looking for ways to understand and support their children in the lead up to HSC exams later in the year.
Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) state that “The HSC 2016 Study Guide offers is more than 50 articles by people with in depth, current knowledge – HSC teachers, BOSTES Inspectors, mental health experts and former high achieving students.”
NDIS Parents Information Evening
The Association of Independent Schools of the ACT invites parents and families of Independent Schools in the ACT to attend an information evening on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This information session will provide parents and families with the key information about the NDIS, including:
- What is the NDIS?
- Who can access the NDIS?
- How to apply for the NDIS.
- What is included in an NDIS plan?
- How do families access supports?
- How to manage a plan.
- How does an NDIS plan fit in with a child’s education?
This event will also provide parents and families the opportunity to talk with representatives from the National Disability Insurance Agency about individual children’s access to the Scheme.
Date: 23rd August 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: The Leadership and Learning Centre, Brindabella Christian College, Lyneham Campus, 136 Brigalow St Lyneham.
Register Via: http://aisactndisparentnight.eventbrite.com.au
The Entertainment fundraiser is on again with 20% of all book proceeds going to Anglicare.
Discover hundreds of discounts with restaurants, hotels, attractions, travel, shopping and much more with each book purchased.
Since last year, the books have also gone digital, becoming available through the Entertainment phone app when you make a purchase. Please follow this link to make your purchase.
The P&F are collecting good quality items to sell at the Carnival Afternoon/Film Night on Saturday, 22 October (more details about this event to come). Items include toys, clean clothing, sports equipment, books etc. Please note we cannot sell TVs, computers, electrical goods, furniture, encyclopaedias, magazines (unless collectables), broken heavy items, videos or floppy disks.
Please pack and label items into boxes and leave them on the apron of the P&F shed just inside the Senior School gates on Chapel Drive.
For valuable items please contact Ross Hicks 0419 684 330 or Rosshix8@gmail.com to arrange a suitable time for collection.