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Special Messsage from the Headmaster

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In the eLink earlier this year, I foreshadowed the possibility of change to the format of our annual Speech Night event. We have given this matter further consideration and we are now putting in place arrangements for a new, exciting format, which we believe will be valuable and enjoyable for the students who are formally…

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You know the way: Peter Pan Reimagined

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“Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning” is quintessentially Peter Pan, but Girton Grammar School is set to cast the famous J.M Barrie play in a new menacing light. From the opening scenes set in the bustling post-work hour of London in 1901 to the jungles of “Neverland” featuring industrial rudiments from…

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Emotions Matter

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Professor Marc Brackett from Yale University, addressed Girton Grammar School students on regulating emotions and the benefits that this has on relationship development, learning, social skills and other areas of life. Professor Brackett has worked with Girton Grammar School for 7 years and his RULER program has been implemented in both Girton’s Senior and Junior…

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Birds of a Feather

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Congratulations to Connor McKenzie (7M) who received a ‘Highly Commended’ Award for the story he submitted into the  Short Story Category of the Greenleaf Sprouts Kids Writing Competition.   Birds of a Feather Once upon a time, there were three young birds named Ivy, Rose and Lily. They were sisters – Rose was the oldest…

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Camps Week: Photography Video and Theatre Workshops

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PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Mr Peter Weaving delivered the Digital Photography workshop over two days during Camps Week in term one again this year. This intensive program covers the history
and future of photography with practical exercises and challenges. Students thoroughly enjoyed the sessions and were highly engaged His skill and knowledge is invaluable for our students after…

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News from the Senior Library: Bloom’s Literature

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This online database can be accessed on the Senior Library page of ASTRA. Bloom’s Literature features content from Harold Bloom (award winning literary critic and professor at Yale University) including essays and criticism on thousands of great writers and their works. To help students examine authors and their works, analyse character development and gain a…

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Japanese Inspired Object Poems

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Vase   Smooth porcelain; white, blue, patterns, small, light but cold. Lines, leaves simple. Hollow, sphere, fragile.   Millie   CAT   Cat is still. Blank expression, blank everything. Around it, nothing moves, nothing stirs. Its long body towers, above anything else that even tries to conquer it. This cat as curved but straight, basic…

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School Reception Closure over Term One Holidays

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Over the Term One holidays, Senior School Reception will be closed during the first week. However, phones will be answered.  Senior School Reception will reopen on Monday, 9 April.  Junior School Reception will remain open for the holidays. The school will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, 2 and 3 April. Senior School Reception hours…

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