Motivating young people to forge their own path.
Students are encouraged to actively participate in lessons and achieve their full potential.
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 … Continue reading Celebrating India Fortnight 26/2- 9/3
Welcome back after half term, we hope you are feeling rested and ready to start dancing again! In the week commencing 26th February, there is an exciting opportunity to take part in some Indian dance workshops. The sessions will take place in the gym in the first half of lunch time (12.30-1.00) and will include … Continue reading Indian Dance Workshops
We arrived back late yesterday from the trip to Normandy. As always, the students were a credit to the school, and it was a great pleasure to be with them – their enthusiasm (even in some pretty awful weather) was wonderful to see, and their eagerness to speak French was most encouraging. We went on … Continue reading French Trip return
The long journey back begins, some of us are ferry tired (mostly the teachers)
Today we learnt how to make bread and croissants at Boulangerie Berquier “Le Fournil”, enjoyed lunch by the seafront (despite the chilly weather), met some very charming penguins at the Nausicaa Marine Centre and watched how chocolate was made at Les Chocolats de Beussent. As an evening activity we had a scavenger hunt with various challenges, … Continue reading Day 4
On day 3 we visited Artillery Wood Cemetery, Langemark Cemetery, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Sanctuary Wood (Hill 62 Museum), and the Memorial Museum Passchendale. During the evening, we had a meal at a restaurant and then experienced the very moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin gate.
Day 2 was a very busy day in which we visited Vimy Ridge, Tommy cafe, Newfoundland Park, Lochnagar Crater and Thiepval Memorial. We rounded off the evening with some traditional crepe making!
After a fun filled coach journey (the sleep opportunities being the highlight), we made a snowy arrival, visiting; Ypres, ‘In Flanders Fields’ exhibition, cells and shooting post at Poperinge and Lijssenthoek Military cemetery.
Sophie Morrison, a former AGGS student , was at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in Korea today. Sophie now lives in London and works for the British Olympic Association and has been doing so for some 5 years. She will be there as Ski & Alpine Team Manager and is part of Team GBR in the … Continue reading AGGS Alumnae, Sophie Morrison at the Winter Olympic Ceremony
40 excited students were off to France early this morning to stay at Chateau de la Baudonniere. While they are there, they will take part in a variety of activities at the Chateau itself and go on visits to the local market, the world-famous Mont St Michel, the equally famous Bayeux Tapestry and the World … Continue reading French Trip, February Half Term