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Oliver

AGGS Presents ‘Oliver’ production. Artwork made by Susanna K 9-6
AGGS Presents ‘Oliver’ production. Artwork made by Susanna K 9-6

AGGS Presents – Oliver production

Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th July, 7.30pm

Main Hall

Tickets available from reception

Joint Netflix choir project on air now on ‘Safe’ Netflix series

 Joint Netflix choir project on air now on ‘Safe’ Netflix series

AGGS Chamber Choir and AGSB students can be heard and seen singing at the very beginning of episode 4 of the new thriller series ‘Safe’, currently found on Netflix. This is an exciting achievement for the students and the Music Department! More about this joint vocal project here……

See more information about the recordings here:

http://wp.aggs.trafford.sch.uk/music/joint-netflix-choir-project-for-upcoming-safe-netflix-series/

 

Celebrating India fortnight

Over the last two weeks, pupils have been celebrating the language history and culture of India. This has focussed on our KS3 pupils, with a variety of activities taking place, such as samosa making; jewellery making; sitar playing in assembly; learning new Indian languages; talks about Indian politics, Indian history and Indian religions; Indian dancing; Hinglish; playing Kabaddi and cricket. We are very grateful to departments for coordinating such interesting activities and to the pupils themselves, who have led many of them.

A Celebration of India Fortnight - 16th Feb - 9th March 2018

Celebrating India Fortnight 26/2- 9/3

A Celebration of India Fortnight - 16th Feb - 9th March 2018

We will be running a variety of activities during the fortnight from 26/2 until 9/3 to celebrate the languages, culture, politics and religions of India.

The activities are as following:

  • MFL- KS3- starter activity- learn a new language- to be led by pupils in each class
  • Music- Kumar sisters to play in assembly
  • Citizenship- exploration of Indian politics
  • PE- cricket on both Tuesdays.
  • Sports leaders (Year 10) to teach Kabaddi to KS3 pupils during Wednesday lunchtimes
  • Dance- Year 8 as scheme of work, taster through year group clubs to be led by older pupils.
  • RS- exploration of Indian religion
  • Science society to deliver to Year 7/8 classes- biology- vegetarian diet/ ivory trade, chemistry-   chemicals in curry, physics- light and its effect on flag colours
  • Maths- study of Indian mathematicians.
  • D&T lunchtime Samosa making session; Indian inspired jewellery
  • Art- paper cuts club to produce shadow puppets
  • English- Hinglish with KS5

Carol Service

 

Stars in Church for the Carol Service at St. Mary's

Today, the AGGS Carol Service took place at St. Mary’s Church. The music was beautiful and the church was decorated by 3D white and glitter stars, made by Year 7 and 8 art clubbers.

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Chester Young Musicians of the Year Competition

Chester Young Musicians of the Year CompetitionCHESTER YOUNG MUSICIANS OF THE YEAR

The Chester Young Musicians Competition is being held in November and the format has changed  this year;  there will be three categories to include younger children and a wider range of standard.   The winners will play in a concert, be awarded a £100 cash prize and  have the opportunity to apply for a £500 bursary.   The competition is held in Chester but it invites entries from anyone living within a 40 mile radius.

The information is on the website  chestermusicsociety.org.uk  follow links to the competition.