Selflessness

Definition

Celebration of the achievements of your peer.

Expectations

Students should appreciate others’ intentions to learn by actively listening and encouraging peers to contribute.​



Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Quiz- change of time

Please note – the charity quiz which will take place This Friday will be at 7pm and not 6pm as previously published. looking forward to seeing you all.  

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What Have We Been Up To…

During the last week before the February half term, the Anti-Bullying team cut out hundreds of paper hearts for the Valentine’s Day special event. These hearts were handed to form tutors who were encouraged to ask everyone in their form to write a compliment on a heart for someone else. Many hearts were also left … Continue reading What Have We Been Up To…

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MUNHIGH MUN

Students from year 10-12 attended the 6th MUNHIGH conference on sat 27th & Sun 28th Jan. The conference is a fantastic way to engage young people in political issues and explore international politics. The skills that the conference provides are invaluable and the students make lots of friends as they work with students from across … Continue reading MUNHIGH MUN

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Mr Carr’s Charity Challenges – the end of January and the start of the next challenge!!

R.E.D. January is over, with Mr Carr running a total distance of 103 miles. As revealed in the previous newsletter, February will see Mr Carr host a charity quiz here at AGGS on Friday 23rd at 6pm. The cost is £12 per team with each team having a maximum of 8 members. It’s an adult … Continue reading Mr Carr’s Charity Challenges – the end of January and the start of the next challenge!!

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Upcoming Charity Events 2018

So far this academic year we have managed to raise over £5000 for charity and before the end of the year we hope to raise even more. This term the charity we will be supporting is Teenage Cancer Trust. Teenage Cancer Trust is a cancer care and support charity in the UK that exists to … Continue reading Upcoming Charity Events 2018

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Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenges 2018 – February

On Friday 23rd February Mr Carr will be hosting the annual Macmillan quiz here at AGGS, in the Main Hall. The event will run from 6pm to 9pm and costs £12 per team (maximum number of team members is 8 – no minimum). This is an 18+ event and you can bring your own refreshments. … Continue reading Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenges 2018 – February

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Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenge 2018 – January

R.E.D. January sees participants run every day throughout the month covering as little or as much distance as they like. The event is organised by Mind and is designed to raise awareness about mental health and highlight the power of exercise when it comes to dealing with stress and anxiety. Mr Carr has pledged to … Continue reading Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenge 2018 – January

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Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenge 2018

Between the summers of 2014 and 2015 Mr Carr took on a series of challenges, one per month, for twelve charities. Events included things like the Manchester Marathon, the Great Manchester Cycle, Movember, a 160ft bungee jump and a head shave. He managed to raise over £2400. Mr Carr has decided that 2018 is the … Continue reading Mr Carr’s 12-12-12 Charity Challenge 2018

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£3,040 Raised on Charity Day

AGGS raised an amazing £3,040 on Charity Day. Thank you all for  your support and hard work. The Charity Committee will be donating this money  to Human care – Syria, The Mustard Tree -Manchester, Healing Hearts as well as sponsoring  Muhammad Zakria, a Pakistani orphan whom we have supported for over four years. So far this year the Charity Committee have helped to raise £5,830.

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Students raise £500 carol singing in Altrincham for St Annes’ Hospice

Continuing from the previous post about the group of Y12 students who sang for charity just before Christmas, see is the response of the St. Annes’ Hospice volunteer coordinator: ‘I would just like to inform you about the fantastic charity work that was carried out by a number of your pupils, Flora W and some … Continue reading Students raise £500 carol singing in Altrincham for St Annes’ Hospice

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