Recreate your favourite book character. You can use any medium you like: write a song, use arts & crafts, food or dress up. It’s up to you! Enter the competition to win a book token.Continue reading
We hope you enjoyed the last competition! This half term’s competition is… Especially When Wet! We want you tell us about a rainy day in 5 words, so choose them carefully! The deadline for thisContinue reading
We loved reading last half terms responses to the writing prompt. This half term’s is… Especially When Wet! Deadline: 30th March Email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward reading your responses!
For the second year running since the CyberFirst Year 8 Girls competition introduced Semi-Finals, AGGS has secured a place to participate in the national competition run by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberfirst/girls-competition TheContinue reading
This half term, a team of three Year 11 debating students took place in the first heat of the English Speaking Union’s ‘School’s Mace’ debating competition. The ‘mace’ is one of the country’s most prestigiousContinue reading
Just a few photos from Food and Nutrition since Christmas – thank you to all those students who have been working so hard at home to make some lovely dishes. Thank you to all thoseContinue reading
This term the charity committee is supporting Comic Relief. Comic relief, or red nose day was started in July of 1985, by Richard Curtis and Jane Tewson, aiming to educate people about the poverty inContinue reading
Creativity is a great way of escapism and to alleviate boredom during Lockdown. We want to see what you’ve been up to so, let your mind run free and enter the AGGS Lockdown Showcase! Writing, art,Continue reading
Take off your shoes to connect with yourself.
Cold, shivering, teeth chattering, I put my bare feet up against the fire. I feel a tingle of warmth and a sensation of joy rush through my blood.
Congratulations to the winners of this half-term’s creative writing competition, who had to write their entry in only two sentences! Everyone’s entries were excellent! The results are: Winner – Lauren M, Year 7 Runner upContinue reading
This half-term’s competition is on the theme… Barefoot! Simply tell us about the best or worst place to be without shoes in a maximum of 2 sentences! Deadline: Wednesday 10th February Email your submissions toContinue reading
The warm sand on bare toes, The ocean water as the tide goes, The soft pebbles on the shore, The green grass on the floor… Hawaii is home for the barefoot. But wait,Continue reading
To feel the whooshing wind on my face again, blasting by my ears, The smell of the simply fresh, salty air. I think of the times in the soft sand or tiptoeing on the rocks,Continue reading
Centuries come and go, with each one we hide ourselves away; just a little bit more they say. I used to be barefoot. Now I am not. I used to be me. Now I amContinue reading
Exposed. Sharing emotions, Dishing out parts of me, Showing you apart of me, It makes me feel Exposed. And it’s like the messy, The pressy and stressy That I guess he Poured out of me,Continue reading
Why does my heart beat so fast from simply walking into the same building everyday? A place where i have to learn and work under the watchful eyes of people who tarnish my appearance, myContinue reading
A grassy meadow, One summer morning in May, Is barefooted bliss.
Run Rebel by Manjeet Mann At the end of January, the organisation EmpathyLab launched its Reading for Empathy Booklist. Each book has been chosen to do a specific job in building up your empathy. I’ve chosen one of the 20Continue reading
When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jameson and Omar Mohamed At the end of January, the organisation EmpathyLab launched its Reading for Empathy Booklist. Each book has been chosen to do a specific job in building up your empathy. Continue reading
Opera North is hosting a series of free, online instrumental workshops for young instrumentalists (aged 10-18 and studying Grade 4+ or equivalent) led by members of the Orchestra of Opera North. The workshops will be held between the 15Continue reading