Friday, 08 Sept 2023

Student News - Term 3 Week 8

CGGS performed strongly at the ACT Schools Mountain Bike Championships recently. Siri (Y7), Georgia and Hannah (Y8) won a silver medal in Junior A, Ash (Y10), Lila, Ellie and Seinna (Y12) won a silver medal in College, and Mille, Annie (Y7) and Thusini (Y8) placed fifth in Junior B. Students in debating and public speaking recently competed in the Kitchen and Tyrell debates against Canberra Grammar School. The Year 9 Tyrell team of Ridhima, Sidhe, Elke and Evelyn won the negative of the…

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Friday, 01 Sept 2023

Student News - Term 3 Week 7

Alice (Y6) won her semi-final in the ACT Rostrum competition. Her speech “Dig Deeper” told the true story of an Afghan refugee and his courageous efforts to escape Taliban forces. Year 6 ambassadors Aurora, Alex and Felicity also chaired the evening proceedings with flair. A huge congratulations to Mila (Y4) who recently received an Order of Australia medal. Mila and her friend and ‘business’ partner, Zara, were recognised for their efforts in raising over $14,000 for brain cancer research…

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Thursday, 31 Aug 2023

We're visiting Henty!

Curious to learn more about CGGS? CGGS will hit the road next month for the Henty Machinery Field Days on 19–21 September! If you're in the area and are curious about what's possible at CGGS, look for our booth in the Country Lifestyle Block H and say hello. The team are always keen to share more about our 100-year history and why join us at CGGS.

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Wednesday, 30 Aug 2023

Once-in-a-generation experience: Sisters of the Church Festival 2023

Video: O Fortuna was performed for the combined Emily Schools piece. The Sisters of the Church Music Festival 2023 finale concert was a performance four years in the making. The opportunity for CGGS to host the festival was a once-in-a-generation experience, and showcased the fine musical traditions of the Emily Schools of Australia and New Zealand. This week long gathering concluded with a moving concert—an embodiment of our collective commitment to musical excellence, enduring resilience…

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Tuesday, 29 Aug 2023

Year 12 IBDP Visual Art Exhibition

Experience the excellence of our creative arts students at the Year 12 IBDP Visual Art Exhibition. Featuring work from our Year 12 IBDP students, the exhibition showcases the dedication and passion of our graduating class in our dynamic Waterman Centre, on Friday 15 September. Key details Where: Waterman Centre, Senior School Campus (48 Melbourne Ave, Deakin) When: Friday 15 September 4–7pm. Official opening at 5.30pm. Entry to the exhibition is free. Refreshments will be provided.

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Thursday, 24 Aug 2023

Student News - Term 3 Week 6

Our Junior School students performed strongly at the South Weston Athletics Carnival recently. Thirteen students qualified for the 12&U ACT Track and Field Championships in 16 events, and CGGS achieved the top female score on the day. On 29 July our U14 and U18 football teams pulled up their socks to support 'Play in Purple', a fundraiser for Pankind, the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. The girls wore purple socks to support the initiative and hosted a BBQ to raise funds. Thanks to…

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Tuesday, 22 Aug 2023

Summer Shorts Drama Production

We invite the CGGS community to join us for Summer Shorts, a comical, whimsical and always surprising drama production hosted by our Senior School students on Wednesday 6 September and Thursday 7 September. Summer Shorts is a long-standing CGGS annual tradition, featuring a collection of short plays performed by Years 7–9 students, directed by Years 10–12 students. Watch on as peers create, collaborate and set the scene for a dynamic drama experience. Key details Date: 6 and 7 September Time:…

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Tuesday, 22 Aug 2023

Gala Festival

Our distinct and much-anticipated Gala Festival returns in 2023, celebrating our talented student musicians in a music-festival-style format. Join us on Friday 8 September as all of The Music Academy ensembles perform in multiple locations across the Senior School campus, including the Hall, The Henson Family Recital Room, and the Chapel of the Annunciation. The Friends of Music team will provide a BBQ, snacks and refreshments for purchase throughout the evening. Key detailsWhen: Friday 8…

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Friday, 18 Aug 2023

Student News - Term 3 Week 5

Congratulations to Georgia (Y4) and Jocelyn (Y5) who received the Swimming ACT Age Champion Award for the nine-year-old and 10-year-old divisions respectively, at the Swimming ACT Presentation Dinner. Clara (Kindergarten) and Evie (Y1) represented CGGS at the Arndell Inter-Schools Equestrian Carnival recently. Clara and her pony, Toby, won all four of their classes, while Evie and her pony, Patch, won Best Presented, Best Rider, Best Hands, finished second in the Handler class and was announced…

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