News

Dorothy Hill Observatory contributes to supernova research

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Future Brisbane Girls Grammar School parent, Dr David Trappett, has used the Dorothy Hill Observatory to support the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae project (ASASSN).

Visiting creatives inspire senior students

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Year 11 and 12 Information Technology students recently participated in an experience designed to give them an insight into opportunities in technologies beyond school.

Grammar Women win Blues Awards at UQ

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Past students and rowing captains, Caitlin Hockings (2014) and Madeleine Williams (2016), recently received Blues Awards from The University of Queensland (UQ), in recognition of their outstanding sporting achievements throughout the year.

Main Reception opening hours

Friday, October 27th, 2017

As of Monday 30 October 2017, the School’s Main Reception will operate from 7.45 am to 4.15 pm, Monday to Friday.

CANCELLED: Marrapatta Open Day (Sunday 15 October)

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

The Marrapatta Memorial Outdoor Education Centre Open Day is set to proceed as scheduled from 11 am, Sunday 15 October 2017.

Dorothy Hill Observatory ignites wonder and awe

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Coinciding with World Space Week (4 to 10 October), Brisbane Girls Grammar School has launched the Dorothy Hill Observatory — an extraordinary learning asset comprising a remotely operated observatory and telescopes — extending opportunities to foster students’ real-world scientific skills while deepening their inherent interest in the study of science.

Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

On Wednesday 30 August 2017, Ms Else Shepherd AM (1960), Ms Margie Seale, Ms Kerryn Newton and Ms Susan Forrester joined Brisbane Girls Grammar School’s Chair of the Board of Trustees, Ms Elizabeth Jameson (1982), for a panel discussion at Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change.

Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change — Ms Kerryn Newton

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

A Non-executive Director of Energy Queensland and Managing Director of Directors Australia, Ms Kerryn Newton, will be speaking at our upcoming Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change event — a panel discussion drawing on the wealth of experience of five prominent career directors to champion the next generation of female business leaders.

Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change — Ms Else Shepherd AM (1960)

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

One of the first female engineers to graduate in Queensland, past student, Ms Else Shepherd AM (1960) is one of the guest speakers at our upcoming Grammar Women in the Boardroom: A Conversation for Change event — a stimulating panel discussion led by five prominent career directors.

Faculty of wonder and awe

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Much is written in current media about the ‘need to encourage women and girls into science’ and the waning interest in science more generally in Australia. This is not the case at Brisbane Girls Grammar School. As it has throughout our 142-year history, Science thrives at this School and the tradition of ‘inspiring wonder and awe’ continues.