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As humans, we tend to move towards the easy and the comfortable and this may not include singing and dancing on stage. In some way, this is why the compulsory Year 8 production is so delightful and so memorable. While some students flourish given the opportunity to express themselves through movement and music, others summon…

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Welcome to Term 3. I hope that you enjoyed time with family and friends during the holidays and that students are refreshed for another eventful school term. I know that many parents will be glad to return to the normal school routine, which is understandable, given the degree to which modern parenting is sometimes overcomplicated.…

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We knew that this year’s Senior School production was ambitious, if for no other reason than its sheer scale. We knew that both the cast size and the staging was vast and that it was going to be visually exciting. We also knew there would be capacity audiences at the Ulumbarra theatre and that the…

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The long-standing Community Service program at Girton Grammar School is based on the belief that for those to whom much has been given, much is expected in return. Our students are often reminded that they are fortunate to attend this school and that service is the foundation of genuine and compassionate leadership. Over the weekend,…

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Good times never seemed so good for Jones House last Friday when they won the Senior School House singing competition with a hearty performance of Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond. After nearly 50 years, the soft rock song endures into its third generation of renditions and the version that students and teachers enjoyed on Friday…

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If a School Fair is a reflection of the culture within a school community, then we are fortunate indeed. Blessed with a beautiful autumn day, the 2018 Fair was a great success on all fronts, thanks to the hard work of the Girton Parents and Friends, as well as many students, staff and parents who…

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We commenced Term 2 with a very special assembly to celebrate 25 years of Girton Grammar School, which builds on the 134 years of operation of Girton College. The entire School came together to hear from our founding Chairman, Mr John Higgs, about the monumental struggle that occurred at the end of 1992 when Girton…

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The clock is officially out of the crocodile! Today, we announced beyond the school community, this year’s Senior School Production of Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure. When tickets go on sale, things become very real and the Drama Department is buzzing with activity. A thirty-piece student orchestra will support this all singing, all dancing, theatrical…

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At Girton Grammar School, we have a strong belief that rigour in Curriculum design and delivery (pedagogy) is what allows our students to aim high.  To put it another way, what is the learning that matters? We also have a culture of testing and feedback so that every student knows where they stand and what…

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At a magnificent Senior School Swimming Carnival last Friday, Frew proudly held the overall winners’ cup aloft and a rousing rendition of “Blue Beyoncé” earned Riley the coveted Spirit Cup. Events like this represent the School at its best and we were blessed with perfect weather conditions, and a well-orchestrated event, with thanks owed to…

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