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The Land of Remorse

Unravelling riddles, practicing sword skills, defeating monsters, working as a team to solve problems, and skyping a fantasy author – these were just some of the activities a group of Year 8s were involved in last week as they traversed The Land of Remorse, one of the Middle School Signature Programs. Each group of five

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Science Week 2020

Science Week was held during Brisbane Grammar School during the week 17-21 August 2020. The theme for the week was Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans. Activities were coordinated jointly by the Science Department and the School Library. The main library was set up as a scene from ‘Under the Ocean’ and numerous events, screenings and

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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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