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In Their Words: Mrs Carol McIntosh

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mrs Carol McIntosh, Outdoor Education Teacher at Marrapatta Memorial Outdoor Education Centre, welcomes hundreds of Girls Grammar students to her home every year. Although it can be challenging, Carol has discovered that her role is a natural fit.

Grammar Woman, Francesca Hiew: from Girls Grammar to the Australian String Quartet

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Grammar Woman, Francesca Hiew shares her Girls Grammar experience and how it helped prepare her for a career in music.

A Frenchman, an Englishwoman, and an American walk into an essay . . .

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Mr Stephen Woods, Director of English, discusses the importance of conversation in girls’ development and their ability to form, hold and present a viewpoint.

A Culture of Thinking: Greeting Tomorrow with Confidence

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Girls Grammar has devised a School Wide Pedagogy model embracing the changes to education in Queensland, and creating a culture of thinking.

Entrepreneurship to solve human problems

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Innovation and entrepreneurship have become a national priority for Australia in the last five years. In keeping with the Girls Grammar’s commitment to deep learning the Technologies Faculty has embedded not only practical business skills, but foundational, widely applicable skills such as problem-solving and Human Centered Design into its curriculum.

Celebrating progress: Foundation Day

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Brisbane Girls Grammar School celebrated Foundation Day 2018 by recognising the importance of its gradual history of independence and leadership in girls’ education.

Living languages: know others, know yourself

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

The study of languages is deeply embedded in Girls Grammar’s history; it was one of the five foundational subjects offered by the School when it first opened its doors in 1875. Director of International Studies, Ms Susan Garson discusses the learning benefits of being able to communicate, negotiate, trade and understand differing cultural behaviours.

Grammar Women hear from medical experts

Friday, June 15th, 2018

More than 150 Girls Grammar students, staff and alumnae gathered as Dr Lavinia Codd (1986) and Dr Emily Granger (1991) shared their diverse career experiences.

The da Vinci Decathlon winners

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

A Year 10 team recently was awarded first place in The da Vinci Decathlon State Competition, advancing to the national finals in July.

In Their Words: Mr Brad Jennings

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Mr Brad Jennings, Head of Co-curricular Drama, got his first taste of drama in a primary school production. After running his own theatre company, Brad was eventually drawn back to the classroom.