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Castlemaine Open Evening

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A NIGHT FOR CASTLEMAINE AND SURROUNDS The Castlemaine Open Evening has been designed to bring together people from the Girton community who live in the Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, and to introduce new people to our School community. We invite parents in the school community who live in the Mount Alexander Shire to come…

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To All Crafters….

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As part of a project for Grandparents and Special Friends Day we call all knitters and crocheters to make and donate coloured squares! We have a dedicated group of junior school students, parents, grandparents and carers knitting furiously. BUT we need your help. Please drop coloured 20cm x 20cm squares to the red box in…

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Aerobic Gymnastics Co-Curricular

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Over the holidays, the Girton Aerobic Gymnastic students were provided with the opportunity to attend a workshop held by Angela McMillan and Annabel Muttdon. Angela McMillan– ex World Champion who has run training camps and workshops in NZ, UK, Japan, Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam and Australia.  Angela has coached several athletes who have won National, International…

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Girton Aerobics: Aerochallenge

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We had a great day at Aerochallenge last term with some of our Aerobic students competing in their first competition for the year.  The new leotards looked very smart and the students performed well.   The Girton team results were: Mini level 3 trio- 3rd  (Amelia O’Rielly, Julia Starr, Pip Noble) Junior Level 4 trio-…

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From In the Story to Telling the Story

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By the end of Year 5, Michaela Hulme was so shy that speaking to other people was an effort, which is not the normal pre-condition for being School Captain. As a young child, Michaela sang in the car so her parents enrolled her in acting lessons, which Michaela now realises, was probably less about the…

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From the Head of Junior School

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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

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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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