News

In Their Words: Ms Rita Jajjo

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Rita, an English teacher and Coordinator of the School’s EAL/D Program, overcame significant challenges to pursue her goals. She wants Girls Grammar students to know that they have the power to choose their future.

In Their Words: Mr Stephen Fogarty

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

As a child, Mr Stephen Fogarty, Director of Health and Physical Education, was drawn to things that were all-consuming, from basketball and backyard cricket to reading. It was while he was in Year 12, that he decided to pursue a career combining his interest in sport and literature.

(Not) the Last Night of the Proms

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Girls Grammar musicians performed with Queensland Symphony Orchestra on Thursday 9 August, in the culminating event of the Prossima Program, as part of the School’s Education Partnership with the Orchestra.

In Their Words: Mr Ray Goodrich

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Ray’s work as Team Leader of the Grounds and Events team, along with the efforts of the entire Property and Facilities staff, has an impact on anyone who visits or attends Girls Grammar.

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.