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Melbourne Girl's Grammar School
86 Anderson Street
South Yarra VIC3141
Tel: 03 9862 9200
Website: www.mggs. vic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Anglican
Learning Extension: Yes
International Students: Yes
LEADING GIRLS EDUCATION SINCE 1893
Melbourne Girls Grammar School has an outstanding history of providing girls with an education that equips them to thrive in their many life contexts. Through an unwavering commitment to academic excellence girls at MGGS develop the confidence independence and an orientation for action. Our School values are the foundation for student service and leadership and every MGGS girl is inspired to live an optimistic and productive life. Our learning programs are recognised as world class: research and innovation are a serious investment at MGGS ensuring that we understand the evolving needs of girls develop quality C21st curriculum and provide professional learning for our passionate and expert teachers. We are a diverse community blessed with a location that gives our students easy access to the cultural and sports precincts of Melbourne. Our networks of Old Grammarians and friends of MGGS provide us with partnerships that extend the classroom experience. Our students are able to pursue learning mentored by experts in professions as diverse as our girls’ talents and interests. A distinctive part of an MGGS education is the high level of participation in co curricular activities. Our students understand that challenging yourself is the key to positive self growth. They maintain a broad academic program alongside their involvement in Music drama sport debating passion clubs and volunteer work.
BARBARA TOLSON CENTRE
EARLY LEARNINGSince 1940 MGGS has provided families with an Early Learning experience that links home and school encouraging our children to learn through play and the wonder of exploration. We believe curiosity and imagination are vital to learning and that discovering how to make friends and work with others are skills for life that start in our ELC Program. Our centre has been designed using Reggio Emilia principles. All rooms are light filled spacious and designed to support creative and interactive learning activities. The beautiful timber decking is a natural amphitheatre for gatherings and events.
JUNIOR YEARS: P – 4At Morris Hall girls are encouraged to become confident learners enjoying diverse opportunities to explore their emerging identities. We focus on the whole child developing sound foundations in literacy numeracy social skills and a positive disposition. We are currently building a new Junior School that incorporates specialist areas for Science the Arts and eLearning. Our gardens and play areas are spacious for an inner city campus. We pride ourselves on designing exceptional learning areas that support quality curriculum provisions.
MIDDLE YEARS: 5 – 8Our Middle Years Program sets the benchmark for the education of adolescent girls. Drawing on international research mGGS has developed a contemporary curriculum that provides academic rigour creativity and individual support as core features of the Middle Years experience. Our purpose built Years 5/6 Centre is a comfortable flexible environment with state of the art technology features. Our Middle Years girls have access to all the facilities of the Merton Hall campus and the extensive co curricular program. SENIOR YEARS 9 -12MGGS maintains an outstanding tradition of academic success for our senior girls. Expert and committed staff encourage students to have the self discipline and motivation to complete both a broad and deep program of core and elective studies. Our Merton Hall campus has exceptional facilities comprising specialist precincts for Music drama art sport and Science with fully wireless enabled generalist teaching spaces. We have a one-to-one notebook program students have access to an array of educational software and classes incorporate seamless use of internet interactive Web 2. 0 technologies. MGGS has an outstanding co curricular program astrong service learning and leadership program. BOARDINGOur residential program focuses on the mantra “every girl every day”. Our residential staff endeavour to know each girl in all her complexity and provide her with a program that enables her to thrive personally and academically. Boarders have access to a world-class education the magnificent resources of the city of Melbourne and benefit from the extensive networks of our Old Grammarians.
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