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Watering places

London Tube Bombing

Find out the latest updates on the London tube bombings here. 

An interesting read..

Explore the UK arms trade as the biggest UK based arms fair starts today. Find out more here. 

Succeed whatever your start

Hurricane devastation

Find out more about the devastation caused by hurricane Irma here on the Channel 4 news website.

Smartphone and your mental health

Check out this link… how are smartphones affecting your mental health?

News round up…

The summer has been busy,  lots has been going on around the world…

Hurricanes, floods, North Korea, the Royal family…

Check out the most up to date news over on the BBC website…  

 

Staying positive about the year ahead..

 

Perhaps you have your own tips.. why not encourage a friend and share this list and your ideas with them.

Keep Calm and welcome back

 

A big welcome back to school to all of the AGGS students this academic year. Remember there are lots of hints and tips for staying healthy and positive this year in Rm 13, come along and check out the leaflet area for more ideas.

WiMUN Withington MUN conference

WiMUN Conference

On the 2nd July 2017 8 pupils from years 9-11 from our school attended a conference at Withington High School, representing 2 countries: Brazil and Spain. Throughout the day, we each had 2 or 3 resolutions which we could debate within our individual committees, then we had a joint committee meeting where we could debate similar resolutions with other delegates. Everyone who attended from our school spoke with points of information, submitted resolutions and did very well representing their country.

In general, the day went very smoothly and it was very helpful for all the newcomers who hadn’t attended a conference before. The chairs of each committee were very supportive and encouraged everyone to suggest different points of information. It was a very interesting day and some resolutions that were proposed were very silly and comical to debate which made the atmosphere very energetic.

Overall, Hedye (Y9) received a commended award and Hania (Y9), Safa (Y10), and Sanah (Y11) received a highly-commended award. Within each committee, there were also some made-up awards where Hedye (Y9) received the award for best acronymmer.