Celebration of the achievements of your peer.
Students should appreciate others’ intentions to learn by actively listening and encouraging peers to contribute.
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
I received an invitation from Mustard Tree in Manchester to afternoon tea on Wednesday 13th June and to see their newly refurbished building because we donated £1 000 from Charity day 2017. Bella H, Year 11 came with me as she had suggested we raise money for Mustard Tree and she regularly donates money to … Continue reading Mustard Tree Afternoon Tea
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
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
Students from AGGS recently performed an impressive music recital for the residents and staff at Ashlands Manor Care Centre in Ashton-upon-Mersey in Sale. The hour long performance was undertaken by 15 students from Y8 to Y13 at the school and featured songs including ‘Somewhere’ from West Side Story, ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ and ‘You … Continue reading AGGS Strikes a Musical Note at Ashlands Manor
Congratulations to our new team of student leaders, who have recently been appointed following a rigorous application process. The new Student Leadership Team will continue to lead the main student groups that work throughout the school. This year sees the addition of a new post of student leader for sport, a role we are delighted … Continue reading A New Student Leadership Team
Hello, I’m Hira (Year 12) and I have been an Anti-Bullying Ambassador for nearly 3 years at AGGS. Last year I applied to be a part of the National Youth Board and earlier this year I was shortlisted. After an interview with a member of the Anti-Bullying staff, I was sent an e-mail saying I … Continue reading Youth Board Trip 2018
Our school will now host Anti-Bullying training days for new ambassadors in Manchester! On 9th May, Diana Award staff will be coming to AGGS and training young, excited and passionate students to help run the Anti-Bullying teams in their schools. A number of Year 9 AGGS students were selected and will be participating in the … Continue reading AGGS is Now a Host School!