Printing at its best…

Love these foil prints from Hira in year 11

Ms Taylor’s year 10 homework

Simply stunning. VERY strong compositions….love these

Thought for the week

Thought for the week

“Dream big and dare to fail.”

(Norman Vaughan, Comedian)

Help us to approach life with optimism and self belief. Amen

Fashion

It was such a refreshing change to see a year 9 choose a male fashion outfit to draw for our fashion project. Excellent detail, confident style and so much detail has been achieved. Well done Maddy!

Year 10 Homework examples…

Sarah C


Evie H


Nell T


Rebecca G

Sophia G

HOCKEY v LYMM HIGH SCHOOL

The U14 and U13 ‘B’ teams with a little help from one or two ‘A’ teamers played against Lymm High School ‘A’ teams instead of their usual practice on a Tuesday after school.

The U14 team won 3-0 and the U13 team drew 0-0.

It was a lovely warm and dry evening and the girls played well and enjoyed their games.

Well done everyone and thank you to the three U14 ‘A’ team players who came to watch and did a bit of cheerleading!!!

U14 and U13 A/B teams

BADMINTON CLUB

The school badminton club is up and running and going from strength to strength at Altrincham Leisure Centre.

We have so many girls who want to play that we now have had to alternate age groups each week so there is enough court space for everyone. We have 2 new coaches this year which is wonderful so we now have 4/5 coaches for the seniors (years 10-13) from 4pm – 6 pm and 4/5 for the juniors ( years 7-9) from 5pm to 6pm.

The teams are looking strong this year so we hope to do well in the National Schools’ Competition. We also have a couple of friendly matches against Alderley Edge School for Girls.

Here’s to an enjoyable season.

GCSE Presentation Evening 2016

GCSE presentation evening, Sep 2016Our Annual GCSE Presentation Evening took place on Thursday 22nd September 2016, at the Forum Centre, Wythenshawe.
The evening included music recitals, drama performance by Year 12 and 13 students.

The guest speaker for this year was a former AGGS student, Jane Scrivner, who founded a complementary therapy business and has also established her own multi-award winning brands of skincare products, as well as publishing a number of books. Jane’s speech was inspirational and motivating, and shed light to a career path of a self-employed woman.

The evening continued with a speech by Principal Stephanie Gill, and certificates were given to all former Year 11 students.

This event is a special evening celebrating the outstanding achievements of our students. 100% of students gained at least 5 subjects at A*-C, including English and Mathematics. A superb 96% of examinations taken were graded from A*-B, 80% were graded A*-A and an impressive 43% were graded A*.

Well done to all involved.

British Intelligence Higher Apprenticeship

British Intelligence Higher Apprenticeship – IT, Software, Internet gchqand Telecomms

£17,942 pa

This is a Technical Apprenticeship like no other. On top of developing unique technical skills, you’ll be at the heart of British Intelligence. Working on some of the world’s most sophisticated technical systems and equipment, you’ll help to protect the UK against cyber threats, terrorism, espionage and organised crime.

This exciting programme starts in September 2016 and offers a mix of classroom learning and practical experience, including a variety of research, development and project work. You’ll be taking on real business challenges that will stretch and develop your expertise in areas such as cyber security, engineering, signal processing and telecoms. In the second year, you could have the chance to work in London at MI5 or MI6.

On completion, you’ll have a Foundation Degree in Cyber Security and a Level 4 Diploma in IT Professional Competence.

To join us you’ll need a strong interest in programming and technology and will either have, or will be expecting to gain three A-levels at grade C or above, or equivalent, including at least two in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths related subjects.

To find out more and apply, please click here

Positivity

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