Articles for September, 2014

Brisbane Girls Grammar School students recognised with national prize

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Eleven Brisbane Girls Grammar School students have received the 2013 Australian Student Prize, the most awarded to any girls’ school in Queensland this year.

The awards are administered by the Australian Government Department of Education and give national recognition to academic excellence and achievement in secondary education, particularly those in senior

Junior Drama Production

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Our talented Junior Drama Ensemble of Year Nine and Ten Drama students have been rehearsing throughout Term III and are currently polishing their performance of Debra Oswald’s play House On Fire. The cast has worked extremely hard to bring this heart-warming story to life and create a variety of engaging characters

Gala Concert: After Dark

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

After Dark showcases the School’s excellent music programme with an evening of memorable repertoire and outstanding soloists.

The Brisbane Girls Grammar School Gala Concert is an exceptional musical event not to be missed. The talent, enthusiasm and production skills of our students and staff guarantee an evening

Nurturing the Capacity for Creativity

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Inspired by the ‘Life Series’, which explores the notion that creativity and imagination is ‘at the heart of childhood’, Ms Ruth Jans, Head of Mackay House, was prompted to consider how this translates to adolescence and the high school education system. So, what is nurturing creativity and what is hindering it?

Service at Girls Grammar

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Grammar girls share their thoughts on service and why they love giving back to the community.

Click on the video below to find out more about Service at Girls Grammar.

When study gets tough, the tough play sport

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Can participating in sport benefit your academic results and future career aspirations? Ms Sally Northcroft argues the case for encouraging the participation of sport alongside the pursuit of academic excellence.

Grammar Women in Finance and Law

Monday, September 8th, 2014

The 139 year history of Brisbane Girls Grammar School continues to be enriched through ongoing engagement with our diverse alumni – old girls, staff, Trustees and parents. The Grammar Women series provides an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with the School and each other, sharing stories of how

The challenge of future-proof learning

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Through the window of the late twentieth century, it was clear that educational imperatives for the twenty-first century would be about innovative ways of doing and thinking in our teaching and learning. We may have imagined but could not have articulated the impact of technology and globalisation as this new century began life with a will of its own taking us into vast expanses of uncharted territory, many of which we still struggle to define and negotiate. Education has always had a busy agenda of change and transformation in its short history of schooling but the dramatic speed with which changes are occurring in local and global society, in technology and economics, threatens to leave it languishing in an outdated past.