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The Power of Purpose

The Power of Purpose

I want to share an interesting piece of research I came across recently, which particularly relates to young people and the power of purpose...

13 Mar 2019 - 11:31 AM
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Senior School Transition

Senior School Transition

For students, transition times are important as they are a stimulus for personal growth and development, but they do need to be handled with...

4 Feb 2019 - 10:15 AM
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About your P & F

About your P & F

Hello to the families and friends of the Guildford Grammar School community. My name is Craig Madden and I am the President of the P & F...

2 Nov 2018 - 11:22 AM
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Dr Harris' Tour or China - Days 7 & 8

Dr Harris' Tour or China - Days 7 & 8

It was Confuscius’ birthday today, as well as our last full day in China; the time is now passing very quickly indeed.  Many people...

11 Oct 2018 - 9:55 AM
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Dr Harris' Tour of China, Days 4-6

Dr Harris' Tour of China, Days 4-6

The morning of day 4 involved a visit to the Confuscius Institute, the organisation which had sponsored and subsidised our trip.  We...

27 Sep 2018 - 10:09 PM
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Dr Harris' Tour of China, Days 1-3

Dr Harris' Tour of China, Days 1-3

As kids on the beach in West Wales, my brother and sister and I used to dig holes which we were convinced would eventually lead to China. ...

25 Sep 2018 - 10:25 PM
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Celebrating Languages Week - the benefits of learning languages

Celebrating Languages Week - the benefits of learning languages

Languages Week is held on 6-12 August each year and is designed to raise awareness of the benefits of learning a second language and highlight...

6 Aug 2018 - 8:21 AM
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Exam Reflection

Exam Reflection

Over the past week our Year 11 and 12 students have been receiving their examination results. Depending on their performance, this may be both...

14 Jun 2018 - 3:32 PM
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Tips and Strategies for Year 11 and 12 Exams

Tips and Strategies for Year 11 and 12 Exams

This week Mr Brad Evans, Head of Senior School and Dr Julie Harris, Director of Teaching and Learning, will be presenting to the Year 11 and...

16 May 2018 - 2:22 PM
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Dealing with Exam Anxiety

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

To reduce their anxiety about exams and other assessments, it’s really important that all our girls and boys believe that their end of...

15 May 2018 - 8:08 AM
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Managing Homework in the early Senior School Years

Managing Homework in the early Senior School Years

Teachers often come across parents in different parts of the campus and chat about academic progress.On one occasion a few years ago, I was...

31 Jan 2018 - 9:52 AM
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Catalyst for Success

Catalyst for Success

Guildford Grammar School’s unique Catalyst Program aims to meet the specific needs of students in Years 7 to 9, providing a ...

19 Jan 2018 - 9:19 AM
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The Value of Community Service - How our students are making a difference

The Value of Community Service - How our students are making a difference

The School's Director of Service Learning, Ms Selinna Forward, updates us on the range of community service and service learning projects...

16 Jun 2017 - 9:59 AM
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The importance of resilience

The importance of resilience

In light of some reading I managed to do on the plane, and considering recent global events, as well as events which may occur in our students...

1 Jun 2017 - 8:04 AM
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The importance of transition

The importance of transition

The start of a new school year truly is a wonderful time. Despite most of our staff already having been back on campus over the past couple of...

1 Feb 2017 - 12:59 PM
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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

Congratulations to the Class of 2016

We are pleased to report the WACE results achieved by the Guildford Grammar School students of 2016 and congratulate them on their fine...

2 Jan 2017 - 1:07 PM
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Catalyst - Our Junior Secondary Curriculum

Catalyst - Our Junior Secondary Curriculum

What if the traditional school timetable could be changed? Traditionally, students experiencing the first three years of Senior...

8 Dec 2016 - 1:29 PM
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