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Hannah 12-2, Imogen 11-2 and Ellie 10-4 recently competed in the Junior National Sculling Head, rowing for their clubs at the Olympic venue, Eton Dorney Lake.
Hannah and Imogen, rowing for Northwich RC, came 5th in the WJ17 4x and Ellie, rowing for Trafford RC, came 1st in the WJ15 4x.
Congratulations to all girls.
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I can share with you that AGGS has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious Discovering Democracy award. We are one of just 60 schools in the country to achieve this award. It is acknowledging the work that we do here at AGGS to engage young people in politics and democracy as a whole.
Mrs. Bowyer had the great pleasure of going down to the Houses of Parliament last week to collect the award. It was here that we heard from students around the country who had contributed to their school’s achievement of this award. We also heard about the importance of engaging young people in politics from John Penrose the Minister for Constitutional Reform. A Q & A session was conducted where teachers and students could share how the government can encourage engagement in politics further.
A huge thank you to all those in school who have helped achieve this award.
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A huge thank you to all those who voted in this year’s MYP elections. The winner of the MYP election is: Rory.
With only 69 votes in it, Yr 10 Alice Sutcliffe came in a very close second. Hannah of Year 11 3rd and Safa in Yr 9 here at AGGS coming in fourth.
A HUGE well done to the three girls from AGGS who ran and a big congratulations to Rory from the Citizenship department.
Well done to the outgoing MYP Lauren Barclay in Year 13 for all her hard work this year.
The U15 cricket team took part in the Cheshire County Indoor final after qualifying as Trafford Champions in a previous competition. The team won their section of 2 matches and then played Bramhall High School in the semi final. Bramhall proved too strong, having a number of county players on their team. However our girls put up a good fight (as you would expect them to do!!!).
Well done to Hannah Maybury and her team.
Eleanor and Isabelle New, in year 7 qualified for the Cheshire County U12 Swimming Championships. Eleanor came 23rd in the 100 breaststroke and 22nd in 200 breast. Isabelle came 25th in 200 breast.
Well done girls
Eleanor from year 10 took part in the competiton in a “woman junior 15 coxed quad“.
Eleanor is the stroke person of that crew, and she led that crew to an amazing victory with more than 32s on the next closest opposition.
This is the first national level competition of the season and is a fantastic achievement!
Ellie and her crew have trained very well and very hard over the winter.