Articles for January, 2018

The One Day of the Year

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The following is a transcript of the address delivered by Head of History, Ms Julie Hennessey at the Australia Day Assembly on Wednesday 24 January 2018.

Students assist communities and schools in Tanzania

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

During December 2017, fifty-seven students and eight teachers travelled to Tanzania, Africa, where they undertook service projects in several Maasai communities and schools as part of the Antipodeans programme.

A strong literary future at Girls Grammar

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

As part of the suite of new senior subjects to launch for Year 11 in 2019, Literature is a first for Brisbane Girls Grammar School and for English teaching in Queensland.

Technologies Faculty: spatial literacy education

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

As the twenty-first century marches ever onwards, spatial cognition is increasingly being called on to visualise, invent and understand complex ideas and systems, both natural and human-made. Director of Technologies, Mr Brendon Thomas, discusses how spatial literacies can be enhanced through school-wide pedagogy advances and explains how Girls Grammar integrates spatial literacy education into its curriculum.

The Humanities and being human

Monday, January 8th, 2018

While all true education is ultimately about enabling the individual to become more fully human, an education in the humanities is perhaps more explicit in this objective.

Faculty of wonder and awe: Dorothy Hill Observatory

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Discover the myriad ways Grammar girls will use the Dorothy Hill Observatory across the curriculum in 2018 and beyond.

The Student Council: origins and purpose

Monday, January 1st, 2018

A modern iteration of the Prefect body, the Brisbane Girls Grammar School Student Council comprises twenty-six girls, democratically elected by their peers, who, as leaders of the School, nurture younger students, instil school spirit and exemplify service.