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Thursday, 11 Apr 2024

Return to your roots: Girls Grammar Red Gums

Calling all Canberra-based CGGS Alumni and former staff! Re-connect with CGGS to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience as a Girls Grammar Red Gum. Girls Grammar Red Gums, or Red Gums for short, is a new community engagement initiative for CGGS Alumni and former staff that enables you to impact the next generation of Grammarians. Red Gums are our valued volunteers and helpers—a special group that is given opportunities to reengage with a school close to your heart. We invite you to…

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Friday, 05 Apr 2024

Senior School House Swimming Carnival 2024

At the Senior School House Swimming Carnival in Week 5 records fell, PB’s were smashed and the CGGS swans made their inaugural splash! It was a great day full of house spirit, fun and some wonderful competition. Thank you to all Senior School staff and students who helped on the day, and a special thank you to Ms Jenny Hall for all her work in ensuring the carnival was a great success. Thank you also to Dimity Douglas-Byrne for presenting our swimmers with their awards at a recent…

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Friday, 05 Apr 2024

Student News: Term 1 Week 9 2024

It's another win for the CGGS Touch Football program! The Years 7–8 team went undefeated and won their division at the ACT Touch Football Gala Day recently. The Years 9–10 team finished in third place. At the ACT Girls Secondary Schools Chess Championship, CGGS finished third overall after some impressive individual performances. A group of students from the Junior and Senior School performed at the National Folk Festival on Monday, performing an assortment of musical items on stage.

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Tuesday, 02 Apr 2024

Little Women: A Senior School Drama production

Experience a heart-warming, coming of age story for the Senior School’s annual Drama production, Little Women. A play adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel of the same name, Little Women tells the story of the four March girls as they grow to adulthood in Civil War era New England, USA. The girls endure hardships and eventually even a tragic loss, but their courage, love for one and other and the strength of their family bond never fades. The production features co-curricular Drama…

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Thursday, 28 Mar 2024

Student News: Term 1 Week 8 2024

At the Australian National Rowing Championships, the CGGS Senior Girls 1st team finished with a silver medal in the Senior Girls 4x+, an incredible achievement for our students on the national stage. CGGS also placed fourth in the U19 4x, sixth in the U17 4x+, eighth in the U17 8+ and the Senior Girls 2nd team finished 16th in the Senior Girls 4x+. Due to their outstanding results, CGGS finished fifth overall in the point score. CGGS students saw plenty of success in the pool this past week. At…

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Friday, 22 Mar 2024

Student News: Term 1 Week 7 2024

At the Australian National Track Cycling Championships, Emily (Y11) achieved a personal best, set a new ACT record and secured the U17 Women's Time Trial National Champion title in the 500m Time Trial, and won gold and set a new ACT record in the U17 Women's Team Sprint. Emily's results come off the back of an injury sustained while at the championship, showcasing her resilience and determination. Congratulations to the CGGS Years 7-8 Touch Football team, who went undefeated at the Southside…

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Friday, 15 Mar 2024

Student News: Term 1 Week 6 2024

At the National Mountain Biking Interschools Championship, Sophia (Y5) placed fourth overall in Division 4 Female, after placing fifth in the Oakley Downhill Cannonball, sixth in the Rockshox Pump Track, eighth in the Norco All Mountain and 10th in the Fox Flow Motion Cup. Sophia's scores placed CGGS 63rd out of the 285 competing schools. Congratulations to Madison (Y7) who won the 12 years and under Leadership Category Award and Chloe (Y12) who won the 13 years and over Achievement Category…

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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2024

Celebrating 101 years of Disney: Together in Music concert

Celebrate 101 years of Disney at the Music Academy’s ‘Together in Music’ concert. The annual concert will feature a century of Disney classics, performed by a showcase of Music Academy ensembles from across the Junior and Senior School. Students from Dance Company will join The Music Academy on stage for an unforgettable and nostalgic performance. Details Date: Friday 5 April Time: 6–7pm Location: Senior School Hall, Canberra Girls Grammar School

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Friday, 08 Mar 2024

Student News: Term 1 Week 5 2024

Myrah (Y4) recently met with Dr Marisa Paterson MLA and presented a paper titled A Better Future for All: Education for First Nations and Disadvantaged Kids. Dr Paterson was impressed with Myrah's passion and efforts, and following the presentation Myrah gave Dr Paterson a painting which she had made during the School holidays. Myrah has made several canvasses for an exhibition she plans on hosting, with all proceeds from the exhibition going towards charities that support education for First…

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