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UK-German Connection

Tabi and Ant in Year 12 successfully applied for a place on a youth seminar organised by the UK- German connection. This funded a 3 day stay in Berlin for them from 1-3 June, where they worked with 25 German and 23 other English pupils on a joint project, called ‘Finding our place in history’. … Continue reading UK-German Connection

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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: … Continue reading Joint Netflix choir project on air now on ‘Safe’ Netflix series

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Art / Alumnae Exhibition 2018

An exhibition of A-Level work Private View: Tuesday 19th June 2018, 5.30pm-8.00pm Main School Hall The exhibition will be displayed during the week of Monday 18th June – Friday 22nd June 2018 NB: For schools and departments wishing to visit the exhibition please contact Sarah Taylor on 0161 912 5912

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Recent English Successes

There have been a number of successes in the English Department recently: Ellen W. came runner up in the National English and Media Centre Close Reading Competition, with her analysis of an extract from ‘The Impressionist’ by Hari Kunzru. To be commended, the judges commented that students wrote fresh personal responses to the passage, balancing … Continue reading Recent English Successes

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How to Read More

I agree. Reading’s hard work; especially when you’re thinking of all the other books that you just have to read. The stress of it all can make you want to skip the book you’re on- if only for the satisfaction of getting through your 49th book this year. The book you’re reading at the moment, … Continue reading How to Read More

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AGGS Training Day 2018

Our new Year 9 ambassadors were trained recently and AGGS hosted the Anti-Bullying training day for schools in Manchester. The Year 9s were joined by other passionate students from secondary schools and took part in a jam-packed day! The students learnt how to recognise bullying, the different types of bullying and how their role as … Continue reading AGGS Training Day 2018

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Buckingham Palace News

This is Alice, Robyn, Charu, and Roz, who are the first of our students who have completed their DofE gold award with school. There were also a number of our students who had completed their gold award with other centres. They were given their certificates by Squash Falconer, the mountaineer and adventurer who was the … Continue reading Buckingham Palace News

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Year 9 First Give Final

Last week saw the culmination of three months hard work on behalf of year 9 and their First Give project. The project has engaged year 9 with local social issues and charities that work to alleviate these issues. Each class had selected one group to represent them in the final. The presentations were fantastic and … Continue reading Year 9 First Give Final

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Food Tech this Half Term

This half term has been a busy one in food. We have said goodbye to our year 11 students and wish them lots of luck in their exams. The year 10 students went on a trip to the Food Sorcery in Didsbury to develop and improve their practical skills. They made delicious Cornish pasties and … Continue reading Food Tech this Half Term

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Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Success!

Year 12 Spanish students took part in the Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Competition, a national project, led by Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy, Director of the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University in conjunction with Routes into Languages and the British Council. All Year 12 Spanish students submitted poems they had written … Continue reading Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Success!

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