TEDx Bendigo a Crowd Pleaser
TEDx Bendigo a Crowd Pleaser

TEDx Bendigo a Crowd Pleaser

Today’s TEDxBendigo event held at Girton Grammar School, left the participants in no doubt that just because you don’t live in a big city does not mean you cannot be innovative. Many speakers were from Bendigo have reached the top of their game entirely whilst regionally based, others from further afield talked about innovation from the human perspective and argued the potential to innovate is within all of us, no matter where we are.

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Girton Grammar School featured in the Sunday Age
Girton Grammar School featured in the Sunday Age

Girton Grammar School featured in the Sunday Age

On Sunday March 2, our 4D class and their Teacher Mr Paul Flanagan were featured in the Sunday Age in an article on building emotionally intelligent children. The article focused on The RULER Method, an emotional intelligence classroom training programme, taught exclusively in Bendigo at Girton.
Click below to access the article featuring an interview with Mr Flanagan and a 4D RULER session.

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VCE Results 2013
VCE Results 2013

VCE Results 2013

More than half of Girton Grammar School’s Year 12 students finished in the top 20% of the State.

Headmaster, Mr Matthew Maruff, commented, “What gives me great pride is the depth of these results, with more than half of our students finishing in the top 20% of the State and 93% in the top 50% of the State."

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Girton provides a wonderful foundation for children as they embark on their primary school lives. A Junior School education at Girton enables children to learn, grow and experience the excitement, fun and challenges of school life in a caring, nurturing and safe environment.

To see how you can invest in your child’s future please contact the School Registrar Mrs Louise McWaters on 5441 3114 or via email registrar@girton.vic.edu.au.

The School is proud to announce that the Year Twelve cohort of 2013 has enjoyed a 95% success rate in acquiring a tertiary offer.
The School is proud to announce that the Year Twelve cohort of 2013 has enjoyed a 95% success rate in acquiring a tertiary offer.

The School is proud to announce that the Year Twelve cohort of 2013 has enjoyed a 95% success rate in acquiring a tertiary offer.

104 students out of 109 students received a first round offer for tertiary study in 2013.
100% of Girton Grammar School's 2013 Year 12 students attained their VCE Certificate
70% of the students received their first preference.
Some students have chosen to enter the workforce including apprenticeships.

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130 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

Girton Grammar School Bendigo strives for excellence both in academic and co-academic areas of education in a Christian, caring environment. When Girton was re-founded in 1992-1993 by Mr John Higgs, The Friends of Girton assisted by the founding Headmaster, Mr Clayton Jones, the Deputy Head, Mrs MacCulloch, and many others, it was a true effort of a community working together to produce something special. Over the past twenty years, many students, staff, parents and others from the region have contributed mightily to the success of the School. We encourage everyone – staff, parents and students to work together as a community to achieve the Mission and to support and live the Values of the School.

Matthew F. Maruff- Headmaster

 

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BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE 2014 GIRTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL FAIRBROTHER FAIR!

We have a wonderful opportunity for your business to assist Girton Grammar School Bendigo with our major annual fundraising activity, the Girton Grammar School Fairbrother Fair, Sunday, November 2. With exposure to over 1100 students, more than 900 Girton families and a diverse community across Greater Bendigo, our sponsorship packages offer great marketing value for your investment. Please see below for sponsor packages. We would be only too happy to provide you with further information on these packages or discuss with you some variation that may better suit your business. If you have any questions or would like to become a sponsor, please contact Mrs Margaret Keech, Girton Parent’s & Friends’ Association President, via email at mkeech@keech.com.au . Deadline for sponsorship is Friday, August 1, 2014. Help make our Fair a fantastic success!! GGS 2014 School Fair Sponsorship Packages Read More...

Medical researcher stays true to local upbringing
July 21, 2014

Bendigo woman Kathryn O’Brien, or Kathryn Field as she is known to the medical world, received a prestigious $50,000 research prize at the weekend. The money will go to Mrs O’Brien continuing and improving her research. Mrs O’Brien said she was proud of her rural upbringing in Bendigo. “I think it is important to make sure people from ...

Old Girtonians Association Careers Luncheon
July 21, 2014

The annual OGA Careers Lunch for year 12 students was held recently with three Old Girtonians’ sharing stories of their career path since leaving Girton. Speakers were Anne McIntosh (1994), physiotherapist, Todd Broadbent (2009), PE teacher and Cameron Bryan (2005), radiographer. Students and Old Girtonians’ enjoyed a bento-box style lunch in the atrium of the ...

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BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE 2014 GIRTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL FAIRBROTHER FAIR!

We have a wonderful opportunity for your business to assist Girton Grammar School Bendigo with our major annual fundraising activity, the Girton Grammar School Fairbrother Fair, Sunday, November 2. With exposure to over 1100 students, more than 900 Girton families and a diverse community across Greater Bendigo, our sponsorship packages offer great marketing value for your ...

Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix

Sign up your team today for the first ever Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix to be held on August 23! This 10 hour race will showcase two circuits, one for Primary HPV teams and the other for secondary EEV/HPV teams.  Deadline to register your team is Friday, July 23.  For details and registration criteria, go to www.bendigoeevhpv.wix.com/grandprix EB ...

2014 Old Girtonians’ Association AGM

The 2014 Annual General Meeting for the OGA will be held on Tuesday 29th July, 2014. The meeting will be at 5.30pm at the school. All OGA members are invited to attend. Elections will be held for the OGA Executive Committee, including President. To confirm your intention to attend email oga@girton.vic.edu.au Read More...

GIRTON GRAMMAR STUDENTS LIVE BELOW THE LINE

Approximately 100 Girton Grammar students will live on less than two dollars a day from May 5 to May 9 to help raise money for Live Below the Line.  An initiative of the Oaktree Foundation, Live Below the Line is a group of likeminded youth aiming to eradicate extreme poverty within the next decade. One of ...

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July 21, 2014
Medical researcher stays true to local upbringing

Bendigo woman Kathryn O’Brien, or Kathryn Field as she is known to the medical world, received a prestigious $50,000 research prize at the weekend. The money will go to Mrs O’Brien ...


June 16, 2014
GIRTON GRAMMAR BRINGS HOME THE GLORY

After four months of hard work, Girton Grammar School Bendigo is the joint winner of the University of Melbourne’s “Amazing Spaghetti Machine Championship” at last Thursday’s competition. Organised by the Melbourne ...


June 16, 2014
GIRTON GRAMMAR’S POCO STRINGS ENSEMBLE WIN GOLD AT EISTEDDFOD

Girton Grammar School’s young Strings ensemble, the Poco Strings, took home Gold this past Friday at the 89th Annual Eisteddfod competition in Bendigo.  The Eisteddfod is held annually offering competitive ...


February 19, 2014
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Girton Grammar School’s Female Rowing Crew who had a successful weekend in Geelong at the Firbank Rowing Regatta. Jemima Morris (9A) won a Gold Medal in the Year Nine Single Skull ...


February 19, 2014
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Caitlin Thwaites (12 Frew, 2004) who after a strong pre-season Netball tournament, along with her team mates, will go into the 2014 ANZ Championships in a dominating position. Now playing ...


Girton Grammar School Bendigo strives for excellence both in academic and co-academic areas of education in a Christian, caring environment.