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From the Head of Junior School

Junior School News

As parents we spend much of our children’s early years trying to keep them safe. This does not change once they start school, in fact it can become more complex. Not only are we concerned with their physical safety but also their social and emotional safety as they enter a new environment with new opportunities…

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Divisional Hockey

Junior School News

Year Five and Six students made up a boys’ and girls’ team to compete in the Sandhurst Divisional Hockey Tournament.  It was a very cold day but the students had a wonderful time. Many students had never played before and learned a lot from each game. The teams fought hard with the girls finishing 3rd…

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Divisional Soccer

Junior School News

On Wednesday the 6th of June a team of Year 5 and 6 girls and Year 5 and 6 boys, competed in the Sandhurst Soccer Tournament. The girls had an awesome day, winning all five matches. The girls were so strong in both defence and offence, that they did not concede a goal all day.…

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Dealing with video game crazes: Fortnite and fanaticism

Junior School News

by Martine Oglethorpe   Working with kids in schools these past weeks, and indeed having five children of my own, has alerted me to the seemingly unprecedented obsession with the new online game Fortnite. Not since Pokémon Go has something seemed to take the world by storm, leaving parents wondering when it will ever stop.…

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Regional Cross Country

Junior School News

Congratulations to Imogen Stewart (4 Millward) who represented Girton Grammar Junior School at the Regional Cross Country on Tuesday 5th June.  Imogen placed 8th out of 73 in her age group.  We wish Imogen all the best at the State Cross Country early next term.

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Advanced Band visit Bendigo Pre School

Junior School News

On Wednesday 6th June, the Junior School Advanced Band visited Bendigo Pre School to give a concert. The Girton students presented “Shining Day” and “Voyage of the Dragon Armada” to a very interested audience, who were inquisitive and knowledgeable about the instruments demonstrated. The pre school children were able to identify the ‘tone holes’ of…

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Year 1 Sleepover

Junior School News

Yay! It is the Year One camp!  I am going to have a great time!  We are going to the Beechworth Bakery.  At Beechworth Bakery I chose a cupcake with yellow icing.  I was sitting with Ben.  Ben had a gingerbread man.  At the Discovery Centre I went in the mirror maze.  I also watched…

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Holiday Program

Junior School News

Camp Australia will be running a Holiday Club Program at Girton Grammar School from Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June.  The Club will run from 8:00am until 6:00pm each day. Please find attached information about the activities that are organised.   Camp Australia will also be running their Holiday Club Program over the remaining holidays…

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