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Students should wear the appropriate uniform, bring the correct equipment to lessons and should be punctual in school.
Now that summer is over, it is time to get back into the rhythm of things here at school. Here are some top tips to help make this year your best! There are so many clubs and activities this year for you to join. There is the annual dance show, this year’s theme is ‘Lights, Camera, Action’; a … Continue reading Welcome Back!
If AGGS were to enter Eurovision this year, it would be safe to say any of the Year 8’s performances would have blown the competition away. With seven forms, three classes of Year 12’s and even a surprise show from the MFL department- AGGS Eurovision 2018 was certainly unforgettable. Here’s a run down of the … Continue reading Eurovision 2018
The ‘Oliver!’ musical, starring Zara D in the lead role, was performed on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th July. Drama, dance and music came together to put on a fantastic production of ‘Oliver!’, the Lionel Bart musical based on Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the orphaned workhouse boy’s incredible journey. The production featured lively songs … Continue reading ‘Oliver!’ Production
On the first of July this term, a Sunday of extreme heat and a stubborn sun, a selection of students got to say `pinch, punch, first of the month` to several other schools in this year’s annual Withington MUN (Model United Nations) beginners’’ conference or WIMUNX. AGGS was given two delegations: Turkey and Jordan; … Continue reading Model UN Withington
The 2018 Ryman National Enterprise Challenge final was held at The International Centre, Telford on Wednesday 4th July. The event saw the winning teams from over 150 schools come together to compete against each other. High street retailer and stationery giant, Ryman set students the task of creating a new stationary product for the Back … Continue reading Year 9 – Rymans National Enterprise Final
The Year 9 and 10 rounders teams are Trafford league champions. They played the finals last night at AGGS and were unbeaten in their games beating Urmston, Sale Grammar and Flixton. Well done!
The Year 11 textiles students have been going global with their community spirit, with their support for the Dress a Girl Around the World project. Their garment construction skills were tested in the production of the dresses and their skills extended with the addition of Rouleau loops and patch pockets. The project was started with … Continue reading Dressing Girls Around the World
A casual conversation with the County Co-ordinator of the Greater Manchester West Girlguiding Association, resulted in Miss Williams Year 8 textile group enhancing their textile skills by producing 50 drawstring bags. The comfort bags are a local community project and the bags will be filled with combs, soaps, toothbrushes/toothpaste, pens etc. that have been sourced … Continue reading Comfort Bags
On Tuesday 19th June AGGS were part of a group of schools that send a kinder egg container 34,372 meters (34 kilometres) into the upper layers of the atmosphere. Our egg contained yeast on which we will be carrying out food science investigations when it is returned to school. We were able to track the … Continue reading Mission To Mars Challenge
Tomorrows Engineers worked with our STEM club cohort to think about energy and energy uses. They then built and tested electric buggys using a rechargeable capacitor. The buggys were then set a challenge to use data they had collected to determine the voltage needed to travel a set given distance. Year 7 and 8 really … Continue reading Tomorrows Engineers