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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.

Outstanding Grammar Woman inspires younger generation

Monday, August 14th, 2017

In the four years since nineteen-year-old Isabella Lin graduated from Brisbane Girls Grammar School, she has amassed a list of achievements that are nothing short of extraordinary.

Grammar girl dances her way to centre stage

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Brisbane Girls Grammar School Year 7 student, Ashlee Basford, is preparing to take the stage as a guest dancer with Queensland Ballet for its upcoming season of La Fille mal gardée.

Grammar girl to represent Australia at World School Debating Championships

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Brisbane Girls Grammar School Year 12 student, Isabel Nolan, has been selected as one of five secondary-school students from across the country to represent Australia at the 2017 World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) to be held in Bali from 1 to 11 August.

Grammar girl wins scholarship to Germany

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Year 11 student, Katherine Zambelli, has won one of two scholarships awarded by the Goethe Institut in Queensland for 2017.