News

Lasting learning: a letter to the past

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Ms Sarah Frew, Associate Dean (Academic Care) reflects on the learning experiences that were most powerful and influential for her and considers what Academic Care might look like for the girls of Brisbane Girls Grammar School.

Flipped or not?

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Director of International Studies, Ms Susan Garson discusses the concept of a Flipped Classroom and its application in language classes at Girls Grammar.

Be BOLD for change

Friday, March 10th, 2017

In her work with the School and our past students, Old Girls/Alumni Manager, Ms Antonia Swindells bears witness to this year’s International Women’s Day theme #BeBoldForChange

A little MORE conversation

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Mrs Sybil Edwards, Lilley Head of House, discusses the effects of technology on the ‘art of conversation’ and offers practical advice for helping students develop their conversation skills.

On being a ‘Grammar girl’

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Head Girls Lucinda Duke and Elizabeth Prins gave the following address at a parent information evening on 23 February 2017.

The Power of Kindness

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Woolcock Head of House, Mrs Violet Ross discusses some surprising benefits of ‘being kind’, including that it may help us to live longer, healthier lives.

Statistics and heuristics

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Director of Mathematics, Dr Peter Jenkins discusses the hidden psychological biases that lead our statistical intuition astray.

I dare you…

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Ms Sarah Boyle encourages the girls at Brisbane Girls Grammar School to dare themselves, have courage and develop resilience in all aspects of their life in 2017.

Exploring physical activity levels in adolescent girls

Monday, February 13th, 2017

In addition to being a Health and Physical Education teacher at Brisbane Girls Grammar School for the past ten years, Alysia has been undertaking a Masters of Applied Science at The University of Queensland. This article explores briefly some of the empirical data associated with this study.

The beautiful tyrannic kingdom: celebrating Australia Day

Friday, January 27th, 2017

The following is a transcript of the address delivered by Mr Richard Laur at the Australia Day Assembly on Wednesday 25 January 2017.