Articles for July, 2017

Celebrating a history of involvement and service through the lens of the Interhouse Athletics Carnival and Open Day

Friday, July 28th, 2017

In 2017, the School celebrates 100 years of holding the intramural Athletics and 60 years of School/Open Days. Dean of School, Mrs Pauline Harvey-Short, explores the history of service and involvement through the lens of these events.

Grammar Women in Medical Research

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017


Brisbane Girls Grammar School is delighted to partner with Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) to host Grammar Women in Medical Research—Career Advice from Leading Specialists and Researchers. 

Established in 2003, QBI is focused on two of the greatest challenges of modern science: understanding the brain; and the prevention and treatment of brain function disorders.


Sophia Beanland: Visionary, Pioneer, Dream-weaver

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Ms Rachael Christopherson, Head of Beanland House, traces the early history of Miss Sophia Beanland (Lady Principal, 1882-1888), a remarkable woman who implemented significant advances in the curriculum and facilities of Brisbane Girls Grammar School.

Grammar girl to represent Australia at World School Debating Championships

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Brisbane Girls Grammar School Year 12 student, Isabel Nolan, has been selected as one of five secondary-school students from across the country to represent Australia at the 2017 World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) to be held in Bali from 1 to 11 August.

The importance of discomfort for character growth

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Mrs Jody Forbes, School Psychologist and Student Counselling Coordinator, discusses the importance of allowing adolescent girls to experience discomfort to develop their wisdom, imagination and integrity.