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Art Exhibition

Last week the Centenary Library and the Lilley Centre Learning Commons were lucky enough to host the Year 5 – 12 art exhibition, Survey. The first half of 2020 has shown us how quickly the world, and our perspectives, can change. The pandemic has changed the lens through which we view everyday life. It has

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Christine Bongers, Writer in Residence

Term 3 began for Centenary Library students with an extra special guest in their midst .  The very talented local author Christine Bongers spent three days visiting BGS and working with a group of aspiring writers from years 5 -7 in a Writer in Residence workshop. Christine talked to students about her writing and editing

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Engaging Book Trailers

At the end of last term, the year 7 boys enthusiastically embraced their task of creating a book trailer for their peers to watch.  Ms Smith asked the students to create something that would entertain and inform their classmates and also provide reasons why they should read that particular novel. In seven minute rounds, each

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Droid Races

It was Darth Vader vs Yoda in the Middle School Library as students took sides for a lunchtime of racing! With a heightened sense of anticipation, the boys assembled behind their Star Wars characters and the race was on to see if good could defeat evil. The racing proved to be fairly even with both

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Squishy Scientists

Last week, during their visits to the Centenary Library, the year 6 students’ scientific minds were challenged into making Squishy Circuits. Our budding scientists used power packs, play dough, laminating strips, fans, buzzers and LED lights to create not only working circuits, but also some wonderfully artistic creations. Students learned the difference between a series and a parallel

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Senior Bookclub

Talking about books and eating snacks – is there a better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Our Senior Bookclub doesn’t think so! During our last meeting we discussed how an extensive range of YA books has been written about catastrophic events, including virus pandemics, as well as teenagers surviving in a post-apocalyptic world. In

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