Students should be respectful towards all members of the school community
Let’s introduce ourselves for all the new staff and students… Welcome to the Anti-Bullying Blog run by the Anti-Bullying Ambassador Team here at AGGS. The team currently consists of Year 10s and two Year 13s and we organise events at school and aim to make the school environment friendly and safe by tackling bullying. Soon, … Continue reading Welcome!
Honor, Imogen and Kate in 9-5 have been awarded first prize for their entry in the 11-14 song section of the Together: A UK-German centenary project. The project invited pupils aged 9-16 to produce poetry, art work or songs inspired by our shared history with Germany, with an emphasis on hope and unity. They have … Continue reading UK- German centenary project success
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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