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Welcome Back!

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!

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Eurovision 2018

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

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We WON! Spire Manchester Hospital Competition

Exciting news and a huge congratulations to Parnika, Parissa, Evie, Sophia and Yvonne for winning the competition. They could not decide on one winner so awarded all of them with prizes and their work will feature across both the children’s and adolescent menus. They also have the other hospitals within the Spire group interested in … Continue reading We WON! Spire Manchester Hospital Competition

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‘Oliver!’ Production

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

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Site-sensitive dance on the Devisdale

Year 10 GCSE Dance students have been creating their own versions of ‘Within Her Eyes’ by James Cousins. This is a professional dance from the GCSE Dance anthology. It is a site-sensitive dance for camera, using lots of contact work. Our students have created their own versions and have been filming their dances in our … Continue reading Site-sensitive dance on the Devisdale

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English Schools’ Athletics Success at regional level

Congratulations to the Year 9 and 10 students who qualified for the Regional A final of the prestigious English Schools Track and Field Cup.  We were winners at Greater Manchester level and went to Robin Park, Wigan to compete against the best schools across the North West for a place at national finals in Gateshead. … Continue reading English Schools’ Athletics Success at regional level

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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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University Challenge

To help raise money for new books in the library, the librarians and Mrs Hodgson organised an event in the main hall based on the popular TV quiz show, University Challenge. Two teams participated in the event: University of Life and Universally Challenged. Mrs Crowson was the captain of the University of Life team which … Continue reading University Challenge

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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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Youth Board Trip 2018

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

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