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From the Head of Junior School

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If I were to pose the question – “Who was the most influential teacher in your life?” I wonder what your response would be. When I first pondered this question many years ago my Year 6 Classroom teacher came to mind followed closely by my Year 10 Home Room and English teacher.  Both took the…

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Sports Trials: Basketball and Soccer

in Junior School News

School Sport Victoria (SSV) runs selections throughout the year for students to trial for the State Teams in many sports.  Recently the Basketball and Soccer Trials were run in Bendigo with four students representing Girton at these trials.  Congratulation to Jacaila Dettmann (6 Riley) who made it through the first level of the basketball trials…

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Mother’s Day Stall

in Junior School News

Thank you to those Junior School Mums who volunteered their time to prepare gifts and then to run the Mother’s Day stall last Friday. I realise it was a very busy morning with the stall, a Mother’s Day Morning Tea and then a Uniform Committee so I sincerely appreciate the efforts of those parents who…

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Perceptual Motor Program

in Junior School News

During Term Two, as part of the 2018 Physical Education Program, the Preparatory and Year One classes were involved in a Perceptual Motor Program (PMP). The program aims to develop children’s perceptions and understandings of themselves and the world through movement/motor experiences & challenges.  The PMP classes operated each Monday concluding after four consecutive sessions.…

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Girton Games: Learn to play Basketball

in Junior School News/Sport
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Girton Games Learn to Play Basketball is a 4 week program where our young students from Prep to Grade 2 are introduced to the basic skills of Basketball while having a lot of fun. Our experienced coaches Ben Harvey, Indiana Faithfull, Tanner Rayner and Sam Beks are excited about teaching the basic skills of the…

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Futsal Tournament

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On Tuesday 8th May, we had 55 Girton students attend the School Futsal Championships in Bendigo.  Eight teams competed across the day with some very tough competition.  Thank you to the Senior School students who came along to support the Junior School teams and helped with coaching, motivation and encouragement.

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Peter Pan: 19th Show Lucky

in Senior School News

With a grand total of eighteen productions under his 17 year old performers belt, Max Beever is no stranger to the stage, and perhaps this helps account for his acting poise. Having played Joseph in a nativity play at age three, Max can barely remember a time when he was not rehearsing lines for one…

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