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NIDA Workshops - Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 September

Townsville Grammar School will host the NIDA Spring Holidays Course on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September.For bookings |   open.nida.edu.au/courses...

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Final Round Music Bursaries - Friday 20 September

Applications for final round of Music Bursaries close Friday, 20 September. Music Bursaries are available for students in Years 7-12 in 2020. Please click here for more information....

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Junior School Experience Day - Wednesday 16 September

Join in a normal school day at either of our Annandale or North Shore Junior School Campuses, to experience Townsville Grammar School: - Small class sizes (24 optimal) - Specialist teachers - #1 NAPLAN results in Townsville (Junior and Secondary) &am...

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Early Education Information Nights - Wednesday 4 & Thursday 12 September

Learn more about our Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep programmes at Townsville Grammar School for 2020 and 2021. Annandale Campus  (Pre-Prep)Wednesday, 4 September from 6:00pm North Shore Campus  (Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep)Thursday, 12 September from 6:...

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Code Camp - Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 September

CODE CAMP is coming to Grammar! For Years 2-6 (all schools) Annandale Campus September holidays - 23&24 September Registrations essential - see below for early bird bookings As one of the highest-rated school holiday activities in Australia,&n...

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Grammar Sings - Thursday 5 September

Join us for the annual Grammar Sings Concert, a showcase or our choirs and vocal ensembles. Thursday, 5 September7:00pm-8:30pmGymnasium  | North Ward Campus There is no cost to attend. We look forward to welcoming you. Click here to book tickets...

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The Tempest - Now on Sale

Townsville Grammar School is proud to present a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s Fantasy, The Tempest. One of Shakespeare’s last plays, The Tempest is based on the themes of  love, betrayal, revenge and family. It centres around...

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Year 7 Information Night

Join us for our Year 7 Parents' Information Night: Thursday 25 July, 2019 5:45pm for 6:00pm - 7:30pm  | PA Space | North Ward Campus Parents of enrolled Year 7 students for 2020, or those who are interested in finding out more about our Year 7 p...

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ATAR to Develop a Different Type of Learner

According to Townsville Grammar School’s Director of Studies, Mr Stephen Monk, the key difference in terms of student outcomes with the new ATAR system is the development of university-ready study skills.  “The introduction of ATAR i...

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Arts@Grammar Experience Day

Save the Date! Townsville Grammar School is hosting an Experience Day at the North Ward Campus for those students interested in our Dance, Drama and Music programme. Saturday 17 August | North Ward Campus More details to be advised....

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Academic Scholarships for 2020

Applications are now invited for academic scholarships for students entering year 7 and 11 in 2020. Click here for further information. Scholarship applications are due Monday, 13 May 2019. Scholarship exams will take place Thursday, 30 May 2019....

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Term 2 Regional Visits - Boarding

In Term 2, Townsville Grammar School representatives will be travelling to various shows and events throughout Western Queensland. We look forward to meeting with boarding families at the following events: Julia Creek Camp Draft   17-19 Ma...

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Townsville Toy Library Grand Re-Opening at TGS Annandale Campus

Saturday, 11 May 20199:00am - 12:00 noon Grand re-opening at Townsville Grammar School - Annandale Campus  Family Fun Day!– Sausage sizzle fundraiser– Face painting– TTL open session– New member sign up special – 1 ...

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ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony

Townsville Grammar School will again stop to remember at the  annual ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony , a tradition that has continued since WWI. The service, to be held at the North Ward Campus, is dedicated to past Grammarians who served and made ...

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International Baccalaureate Diploma 2020

Townsville Grammar School is the only school in the Townsville region to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for Years 11 and 12. Expressions of interest and enrolments in the IB Programme for 2020 are now invited. Click here for ...

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Boarder Experience Days

Families interested in boarding are warmly invited to join us for our Boarder Experience Days. Experience boarding life at Townsville Grammar School on Monday 22 April and Tuesday 23 April. Students and parents are welcome to attend. Please contact u...

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Music Bursaries for 2020 Now Open

Townsville Grammar School offers Music Bursaries to students entering the North Ward campus in 2020. There are two Music Bursary Audition dates being offered: 27 April - for students new to Townsville Grammar School, in Years 7-12 in 2019 (exter...

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School to remain open this week

If it is safe for your child to attend, all three campuses of TGS will remain open for the rest of this week.  Our chartered Sunbus services and TGS bus services will be fully operational from tomorrow – to all accessible areas.  The ...

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School to re-open Wednesday 6 February 2019

Dear Grammar Community,   With conditions showing some improvement today, we are preparing to re-open all three campuses of our School (including OSHC, Pre-Prep and the EEC) tomorrow morning so that students can return to some semblance of norma...

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School Closed 4 & 5 February

Dear Grammar Community,   The weekend has certainly been a difficult one for many in our community.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those who continue to be affected by flooding and inundation.   This afternoon, the Queensland Premi...

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School Closure - 1 February 2019

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a copy of the email sent to all TGS families this evening cancelling school tomorrow.  With regards to the closure of the School, if it is safe for you to do so, I ask that you attend your campus tomorrow to he...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2018

As the new School year commences, it is timely to reflect on the outstanding performance of our 2018 senior cohort. A heartfelt congratulations is due to the Seniors of 2018 as we are now in a position to report more fully on their results, with both...

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Congratulations QCAA Year 12 Students

Congratulations to our QCAA students who have received their OP results today. There have been some remarkable "best ever" results from this group of our graduates. We look forward to presenting a whole cohort summary in January once the results for ...

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SunSmart students thanked for charitable efforts

Townsville Grammar School students raised funds and awareness for Cancer Council Queensland and now they will learn more about the charity’s work in cancer control by visiting the charity’s local office. The tour and presentation will be ...

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Fencing of a different kind!

Fencing has come to mean many different things – it can mean steel wires and wooden posts or it can be a digital barrier that captures data. It can also be good old fashioned fencing involving swords and suits. It is the latter that has caught ...

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Futsal provides a gateway to the world

Year 9 student Mitch McGrath has been selected to play Futsal for Australia during an upcoming tour of Brazil. In the tour of Brazil Australia’s Futsal team will be competing against teams from regional teams within Brazil culminating in a high...

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Remembrance Day Commemoration Ė Aviationís Chinook landing on school oval

Townsville Grammar School is as much a part of Townsville’s history as the Australian Defence Force.   Townsville Grammar School is the oldest secondary school in North Queensland opening its doors on 16 April, 1888. The School prides...

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Pre-Prep students run Paper Horse Race for Melbourne Cup

With fascinators and outfits ready, teachers at Townsville Grammar School are looking forward to a fun day at the green this Tuesday. No, not the Melbourne Cup!  It’s the race that stops Townsville Grammar School; the annual Pre-Prep Paper...

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United Nation Voice State Finalist

Townsville Grammar School Year 8 student, Barnabas Juhasz, will this weekend compete in the Queensland State Finals of the United Nations Youth Voice, Public Speaking Competition for students in Grades 7 to 10.  This prestigious competition will...

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Rowing Champions - Head of the River and State Champions

Queensland Schools State Rowing Championships - Our Open Boys Four of Shaun Bell, Oliver Jhinku, Jackson Green, Lachlan Donnell-Wales, coxed by Jamie Hodges have just completed their season as Head of the River Champions, North Queensland Champions a...

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Sony Camp

On Monday, 24 September Townsville Grammar School’s Sony Foundation Children’s Camp will come to a close with a Family Fun morning and Carnival. The Camp was introduced to Grammar by the new Principal of Townsville Grammar School, Mr Timo...

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2018 Singapore STEM Tour

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2018 New Zealand Ski Tour

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2018 Year 7 Melbourne Tour

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Grandparents return to School

Our Grandparents are invited to return to school at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Campus on Thursday morning this week. As a fitting end to the third term, Junior School students at Grammar’s North Shore Campus are having a cele...

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One person?s trash becomes another person?s treasure

STEM is a big buzzword in education right now.  What does STEM then look like when applied in real life?  A great example is starting this week at Townsville Grammar School with the Year 10 Applied Technology students on the path of finding...

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Sony Camp Training Days

Whilst most Townsville students are counting down this week towards School holidays, senior students at Townsville Grammar School are gearing up as they head towards their very first Townsville Grammar School Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday ...

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This is why we have Sunflower Day...

There are hungry cattle, dry dams, and endless whirly winds and nothing as far as the eye can see but one of the worst parts of the drought is the Commitment…You are so committed financially, physically and emotionally to your land and livesto...

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Townsville Grammar School supports drought stricken farmers through sunflower seeds

Students across Pre-Kindy to Year 12 will all wear free dress today in support of Aussie Farmers. The fundraiser was initiated by the Year 1 classes to show their support to farmers suffering the terrible conditions of an extended drought. The fundra...

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Proud of all of our Students

Naplan scores for 2018 have been released to schools Australia wide.  The detailed analysis is yet to begin, however, the preliminary results provide the Townsville Grammar School community an opportunity to feel a genuine sense of pride.  ...

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Townsville Grammar School donates ute loads of non perishable goods to Townsville Food Relief NQ

Thousands of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have been contributing to the School’s annual Food Appeal to help feed Townsville’s needy families. ...

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Townsville Grammar School Hosts AFCM Winterschool

Townsville Grammar School is proud to be involved in the development of musical talent of the youth of North Queensland.  Last weekend, as a prelude to the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) weekend, the School hosted the vocal section ...

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Two Year 12 TGS students win a trip to Italy in state wide Italian Competition

Year 12 Townsville Grammar School students, Lillian Carson and Dylan Anger recently were announced as winners of the StudiataliA Prize, awarded to students to promote and reward excellence in the study of the Italian language in schools across Queens...

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Grammar - Second in Queensland in QUT Media competition

Last Friday, thirteen creative Townsville Grammar School Drama students competed in the ADSPACE High School Advertising Challenge. This competition is run by QUT (Queensland University of Technology) in conjunction with The Communications Council and...

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Twenty-two intrepid Year 10 Students embark on the South Passage

Twenty-two intrepid Year 10 boys and girls from Townsville Grammar School will this week set sail on a South Passage trip. They will board at the marina this Wednesday afternoon for four days, sailing along the east coast of Australia takin...

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McKimmin Mile ? A historic sporting tradition at Townsville Grammar School

On Wednesday, the annual McKimmin Mile will be run at Townsville Grammar School. The run is open to any student in Years 7 to 12 and all staff members who wish to participate.  The McKimmin Mile was first run in 1954 and was initiated by the the...

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Celebrating 100 days of Learning at Townsville Grammar School?s North Shore Campus

On Friday, Townsville Grammar School’s Prep students will be celebrating 100 days of learning this year at the North Shore Campus – the beginning step of their whole educational careers.   The five and six year old children will be d...

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Year 6 students donate to Townsville Hospital?s Children?s Ward

On Wednesday 20 June, the Townsville Grammar School Community Service group will present a cheque for $650 to the Townsville Hospital’s Children’s Ward. The Community Service group raised the money last week via the Junior School’s ...

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Thomas Gray (Year 9) finalist in Queensland wide music competition

Townsville Grammar School student, Thomas Gray, has been selected as a finalist in the Queensland Music Festival Film-scoring competition, ScoreIT! The Year 9 student is the only finalist from North Queensland in any section and only one of just four...

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Funky Hair Day

Hair, glorious hair! Community service wears many different hats, and this week it will wear many different hair colours! Townsville Grammar School students donned a wild array of coloured hair for its annual Funky Hair Day at its Junior Campuses (A...

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Year 7-9 students to learn about money management

Year 7-9 Townsville Grammar School students will be learning how to be smart with their money on Thursday this week.  The students will learn how to be confident with cash through a series of workshops run by the Commonwealth Bank’s Start ...

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Chairman recognized in Queens Birthday Honours List

Townsville Grammar School is proud to congratulate the Chairman of our Board of Trustees,  His Honour Judge Stuart Durward, on his acknowledgement in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List.    As a servant of his community, and...

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e-Safety Week this week

Townsville Grammar School students will have the opportunity to learn about digital safety online as part of the School’s e-Safety week next week.  This year, the School will be focusing on particular topics and mini-lessons ranging from &...

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Mothers Day

Mothers’ Day comes early to Townsville Grammar School Townsville Grammar School students will be celebrating Mothers’ Day a few days early this year with a special Mothers’ Day morning tea at Townsville Grammar School’s Junio...

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Come along to our Open Day

Come along to our North Ward Campus Open Night on Thursday!Middle and Senior School (Year 7 - 12)Open Night45 Paxton Street, North WardThursday, 10 May, 20183:30pm - 7:00pmClick on the link below to see the schedule of events:http://bit.ly/2JZ1FBpHig...

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Prep to Year 3 Dads Book and BBQ Night

Dads and their children will be heading to Townsville Grammar School on Tuesday and Wednesday night with their favourite books in hand for the annual Dads’ Book and BBQ Night. Mr Noel Nethery, Townsville Grammar School’s Head of Junior S...

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Tour de Cure Visits Townsville Grammar School

On Monday, the Tour De Cure group of bike riders, raising awareness and funds for cancer research, visited Townsville Grammar School. The charity organisation runs a ‘Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy’ programme for schools. The group met the ...

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Staff news - Chris Wilson

This week I announced the retirement of our Head of Boarding and International Baccalaureate Co-ordinator, Mr Chris Wilson. Chris will retire at the end of 2018 having completed over 21 years of service to Townsville Grammar School. For the entirety ...

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Princeton invites Past Grammarian student to study Economics

Kajsa Souter, a Townsville Grammar School Alumni (2017) has received an invitation to study at Princeton University in New Jersey. The University received over 35,000 applications and accepted only 5.5% of these, making her invitation an outstanding ...

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130th Anniversary of Townsville Grammar School

On 16 April 1888, the very first staff and 23 students of Townsville Grammar School walked into the building named, ‘School House’, for their first day of school.  130 years later, students on the North Ward campus will walk past tha...

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Talented young sportsman attends Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Reception

In April, Townsville Grammar School student, Nikolas Mitchell, will be attending the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Reception in Townsville. Nikolas has been invited along as a special guest of the Governor and the Deputy Premier. The function wi...

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Grandparents return to School

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus on Thursday morning this week.  As a fitting end to the first term of the School year, Junior School students at Grammar’s Annandale Campu...

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Year 3 Reef HQ Sleepover

On Friday the 23rd March, Townsville Grammar School’s Year 3 students will commence a night of adventure and learning at Reef HQ.  The sleepover will bridge in-school and out-of-school STEM learning opportunities and emphasis the work stud...

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International Day of Happiness

This Tuesday, 20 March is the International Day of Happiness. The day was first officially recognized in 2012 by the United Nations, with the first ever International Day of Happiness celebrated in 2013. Townsville Grammar School will be celebrating ...

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Bullying Awareness Week

This week,  the Townsville Grammar School community will participate in their annual diarised TGS Bullying Awareness Week.  Bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the devastating news of the death of “Dolly” Everett, ...

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Past Grammarian & 3D artist to visit Coding@Grammar

Bryce Szandro, a past student of Townsville Grammar School (12/2014), will visit with current students tomorrow and share tips for success as a 3D artist.  In the short time since leaving school, Bryce has worked in the film and games industry, ...

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Top marks for Townsville Grammar School

Townsville Grammar School was the highest performing school for OP results in the Townsville area last year.  With 42.71% of our students receiving an OP 1-5, TGS students outranked all other schools across the Townsville district, ranking tenth...

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Yrs 7-12 Swimming Carnival - Friday 16 February

The 2018 Senior School Swimming Carnival is on this Friday, 16 February.With gloriously warm weather, perfect for a swimming carnival, the Year 7-12 students will compete to earn points for their sporting house, as well as show great sportsmanship by...

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Valentines Day - Wednesday 14th February

Townsville Grammar’s Year 12 students have given up their free time to get crafty, creating gifts of love for Valentine’s Day this week.  Heart shaped cardboard messages, chocolates, balloons, lollipops and roses are all on offer to ...

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Class of 2017 Results

Congratulations again to our 2017 Year 12 students. This week results for the 2017 Year 12 IB students were released. Our Year 12 International Baccalaureate students have pushed the boundaries of achievement and gained the equivalent of six OP 1s. T...

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Congratulations to our Year 12 Students

Townsville Grammar School congratulates our 2017 Year 12 students on their outstanding OP results. In total, nearly 30% of the OP cohort achieved an OP1-3 outcome, generating the best ever results for the School since the inception of the OP system i...

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Year 11 student awarded diploma with distinction from Trinity College London

Year 11 Townsville Grammar School student, Michael Carroll, has been awarded a Diploma with distinction from the Trinity College London – an exceptional achievement for a secondary school aged student, let alone one who is in Year 11.  The...

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Year 10 student awarded scholarship for prestigious musical programme in Seattle

Townsville Grammar School student, Jessica Stobie, has been awarded a scholarship for the renowned Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme (PHEP) held in Seattle, in November this year.  With only four scholarship places on offer each year,...

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Grammar‚??s youngest students graduate

In the world’s cutest ceremony, the 4 year olds crossed the stage complete with cap and gown, ready to take their next step into schooling. Congratulations to some of our youngest graduating Grammarians. Pre-Prep 2017 from our Annandale and Nor...

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Year 10 student awarded scholarship for prestigious musical programme in Seattle

Townsville Grammar School student, Jessica Stobie, has been awarded a scholarship for the renowned Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme (PHEP) to be held in Seattle, in November this year.  With only four scholarship places on offer each...

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Jillian‚??s Day ‚?? Sun-smart Free Dress Day

This week is Townsville Grammar School’s annual Sun-smart Week. The week concludes on Friday with ‘Jillian’s Day’, a sun-smart free dress day to raise much needed funds for cancer research and support.  Jillian’s Da...

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Grandparents head back to school for Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Campus this Thursday.  As a fitting end to the third term of the School year, the North Shore campus students at Grammar are having a celebration day...

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Townsville Grammar School students to travel the world these school holidays

While a majority of the School is preparing for a well deserved break from class work, over 100 Townsville Grammar School students are experiencing outdoor learning through amazing travel experiences.   The students will travel to several d...

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Musicians without Borders is paying a special visit to Townsville Grammar School.

Laura Hassler, the Founder and Director of Musicians without Borders, is paying a special visit to Townsville Grammar School, today.  Musicians without Borders is a charity based in the Netherlands. It aims to use the power of music to bridge di...

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R U OK? - TGS Mental Health Awareness Week

Townsville Grammar students will participating in our annual Mental Health Awareness Week, next week, 4th to 8th September. Our Mental Health Awareness Week will be launched by our School Psychologist, Ms Charmain Newman, who will address the school ...

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Fathers Day comes early to Townsville Grammar School

Townsville Grammar School Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep students will be celebrating Fathers Day a few days early this year with a special Fathers Day Dinner at Townsville Grammar School’s Junior Campuses.   The dads will be celebrating in style ...

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Townsville Grammar Students win QAMT competition

Congratulations to all students involved in the Year 7/8 QAMT (Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers) competition, held earlier this month! This year Townsville Grammar School was represented by two teams: Team A: Hai Dang Le Cong (8/20...

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Mathematics Enrichment

Congratulations to the following Mathematics C students who were selected to attend the 2017 QAMT Mathematics Camp on Magnetic Island: Kara Banks, Fumbi Kazum, Hayden Littlejohn, Nikhita Nair, Lauren Nolan, Rachel Pierotti, Emma Robertson, Ammie Ste...

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STEM students - giving the gift of light

Townsville Grammar Junior School students are giving the gift of light to communities in PNG that have limited or no electricity.  As part of Townsville Grammar Schools STEM program, 50 year 3 students will be collaborating with Professor Rod, Y...

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Food Appeal NQ

Hundreds and hundreds of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have been contributing to the School’s annual Food Appeal to help feed Townsville’s needy fam...

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Local Geography Student wins first place in Australian Geography Competition

Year 10 Townsville Grammar School student, Ziying Ni, has won first prize in Queensland in the Australian National Geography Competition.  Geography student, Ziying Ni, competed against secondary school students from all around Australia, testin...

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Townsville Grammar announces new Principal

Dear Townsville Grammar School community, It is with great pleasure that I introduce Mr Timothy Kelly as the incoming Principal of TownsvilleGrammar School. Mr Kelly’s appointment follows an international search by the Board of Trustees,assiste...

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Dance will be part of the Year 10 Curriculum in 2018

In 2018 Townsville Grammar School will be introducing Dance as part of the Year 10 Curriculum offerings in 2018. This new curriculum offering will complement the Dance Troupe and Performance Troupe currently offered as co-curricular activities to Mid...

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100 days of learning at Townsville Grammar School North Shore Campus

Townsville Grammar School is celebrating 100 days of learning at its newest campus (North Shore) on Monday 24th July.   To mark the occasion, the School is celebrating all things 100, with the children and staff dressing up as wise and knowledge...

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Our track stars shine at Oceania Champs in Fiji

(as appeared in the Townsville Bulletin 18 July, 2017) A PAIR of Townsville athletes have impressed at the recent Oceania Athletics Championships in Fiji. Shirley Alcock, 15, and Kajsa Souter, 16, were among 630 athletes from 22 different countries...

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Readers Cup Champions from Townsville Grammar School

Townsville Grammar School Students were amongst the avid readers who gathered to compete in the regional Readers Cup Competition held in Townsville last night.  The North Queensland regional Readers Cup attracted students from 42 Schools. The co...

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Headshave for Shedspace for Headspace

Headshave for Shedspace for Headspace Townsville Grammar School’s Year 10 students all undertake a  community service activity during the course of the year as part of their Service Learning.  One Yr 10 Form class has nominated their ...

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Zootopian games for Prep to Year 2 students

Herding cats and playing Elephant Soccer (with a Jumbo sized ball) are just a few of the fun activities in the Zootopia themed Infant Sports Carnival at Townsville Grammar School on this Friday (02 June) The day will begin with an emu-sing stampede o...

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First all-girls team to win NQ Chess Competition

Townsville Grammar School primary students have set their eyes on Brisbane following their success at the NQ Chess Competition.  On Wednesday, last week, students from Townsville Grammar School competed in the second round of the Competition. Co...

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A tribute to Australia‚??s Coastline

Townsville Grammar School students have been immersed in the Australian coastline’s history through their love of performing arts. Their biennial production, Beach, by Timothy Daly, explores historical events that unfolded on our beaches over t...

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Boarders Run Australia

This week is National Boarding Week across Australia! As part of this exciting week, Townsville Grammar School is joining in with Australian Boarding Schools Australia (ABSA) in ‘Boarders Run Australia’. ABSA is encouraging every boarder ...

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Melbourne Comedy Festival‚??s Class Clown

Townsville Grammar School student, Callum Fisher has earned the title of one of the funniest teenagers in the schoolyard upon his return from the National Grand Finals of the Class Clowns competition. Class Clowns, part of the Melbourne International...

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Our School stops to remember

At 10.20am today, Townsville Grammar School students, staff and members of the community will gather at the North Ward campus to pay tribute to Past Grammarians who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect their country and loved ones. This ANZAC comme...

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Year 12 student, finalist for the 2017 Somerset National Poetry Prize.

Year 12 Townsville Grammar School student, Brendan Pierotti, has been announced as a finalist for the 2017 Somerset National Poetry Prize. The IB student at TGS was the only North Queensland student to be shortlisted in this National competition. Thi...

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus on Friday morning this week.  As a fitting end to the first term of the School year, Junior School students at Grammar’s Annandale Campus ...

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Living the American Dream

From Winton to the USA, this Cowgirl is living the dream!  Holly Forster, (Year 9) has recently qualified in all 4 of her events to compete in the U.S.A National High School Rodeo Association Finals (NHSRA) to be held in Lebanon, Tennessee in Ju...

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Dads return to School

Dads will return to school for the evening at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus this evening - Wednesday March 1. Junior School Prep students at Grammar are having a celebration designed around their dads who have been invited &lsquo...

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TGS Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

Commencing today (Monday February 27) Townsville Grammar School students will participate in our annual TGS Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week.  At North Ward, Years 7 and 8 will participate in the ‘Life Education’ programme - the large...

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Townsville Grammar leads the way in teaching resilience for children

Positive Education was first introduced to the Townsville Grammar School Community in 2013. Since then Townsville Grammar has been recognised as a leading school in the development and implementation of Positive Education as a Pastoral Care framewor...

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Dads are heading back to school!

Dads are heading back to school on Tuesday for our Prep Dad’s Night at Townsville Grammar School North Shore Campus. (Dads from our Townsville Grammar School Annandale Campus will be enjoying their school visit the followin...

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Townsville Grammar is proud of the achievements of all of our Year 12, 2016 students.

The Seniors of 2016 have achieved very impressive OP and International Baccalaureate (IB) results, headlined by 21.8% gaining an OP 1-3 result compared with a State average of 11.43%. The depth of results, with a median OP7 and nearly 80% of students...

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Pre-Prep Graduation

Townsville Grammar’s youngest students will graduate from Pre-Prep with a Graduation Ceremony held at the Annandale Campus. In the world’s cutest ceremony, the 4 year olds will cross the stage complete with cap and gown, ready to take the...

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A year in the making ‚?? the Year 3 Strings Concert

On Friday, the entire year level of Year 3 students at Townsville Grammar School will perform in a Strings concert for their parents to demonstrate their hard earned skills. For the whole of 2016, Year 3 students at Grammar have been provided the opp...

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Year 9 students celebrate the end of Middle School in style

On Wednesday, the Year 9 Townsville Grammar students will be going to a special dinner to celebrating the end of Middle School. While a very common term on television emanating from the United States, ‘Middle School’ is still a relatively...

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From the Chairman, Judge Stuart Durward

From the Chairman, Judge Stuart Durward  Mr Richard Fairley has been Principal of our School since 1998. His appointment was the first task I was required to preside over as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees.   This is Richard ...

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Year 11s Sizzle Sausages for Good Cause

Today at lunchtime, Year 11 students at Townsville Grammar School will be cooking sausages in order to raise funds for the charity of ‘Youth off the Streets’. Over 40,000 youth under the age of 25 are homeless each night in Australia. A y...

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Pre-Prep students run Paper Horse Race for Melbourne Cup

With fascinators and outfits ready, teachers at Townsville Grammar School are looking forward to a fun day at races this Tuesday. No, not the Melbourne Cup! It’s the race that stops Townsville Grammar School; the annual Pre-Prep Paper Horse Rac...

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Chess Success ‚?? Townsville Grammar School‚??s Primary and Secondary Chess Teams to head to state finals in Brisbane

After winning the North Queensland Primary Schools and Secondary Chess Championships in August, the Townsville Grammar School Chess Teams are set to go to Brisbane to compete in the State Finals this weekend  (15 – 16 of October).  Th...

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Townsville Grammar School students to travel the world these school holidays

While a majority of the School are counting down the days to a sleep in and well deserved break from class work, over 100 Townsville Grammar School students are packing their bags in preparation for an amazing travel experience.   The stude...

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day - Early Education Centre

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Early Education Centre this Thursday. As a fitting end to the third term of the School year, the three and four year old students at Grammar are having a ...

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Townsville teacher invited to travel to Chinese school to help establish their Positive Education Programme

Townsville Grammar School Head of Senior School, Mrs Susie Ahern, was recently invited to spend time at a school in China to help develop their Positive Education programme. Mrs Ahern, who helped spearhead the successful positive education programme ...

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Townsville students headed to Seattle for the Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme

Ten Townsville Grammar School students have been selected to be part of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s State Honours Ensemble Programme Queensland (SHEP), which will be held Brisbane during the school holidays in Septe...

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Year 6 Community Service group to visit Good Shepherd Nursing Home

On Wednesday afternoon, a large group of Year 6 students will travel to Good Shepherd Nursing Home to spend time with the residents, playing bingo, board games and to have a friendly chat. The afternoon is part of the Melior Exi programme at Townsvi...

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Year 10 students volunteer for community service projects

The entire Year 10 cohort at Townsville Grammar School will be spending their day tomorrow undertaking community service projects around Townsville. The 15 year old students will participate in a variety of projects including Ronald McDonald House, M...

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QLD Firebirds & Australian Diamonds Netball Captain, Laura Geitz, to visit Townsville Grammar School

On Friday, Townsville Grammar School students, in particular keen netballers, will be lucky enough to meet and chat to Queensland Firebirds and Australian Netball Captain, Laura Geitz. Students will be invited to have a Q&A with Laura as well as ...

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Townsville Grammar School announces inaugural Head of Campus for newest campus at North Shore

Townsville Grammar School’s newest campus at North Shore opened in 2015, offering Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep. Next year, the school will add additional offerings of Prep to Year 2. The School has just announced that Mr Giles Derrett, B.Ed. (Hons) w...

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TGS Interact Club gives hope to Ethiopian Mothers

Townsville Grammar School’s Interact Club is preparing 200 Birthing Kits for soon to be mothers in less developed countries to help safely deliver babies. Townsville Grammar School Principal, Mr Richard Fairley, said the School’s Interac...

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Grammar Rugby Teams to Wear Pink Socks for McGrath Foundation

Townsville Grammar’s Rugby boys will be putting their pink socks on for this year’s Grammar@Home weekend on Saturday. All rugby teams, from Under 8s to Under 17s will be donning pink socks in aid of the McGrath Foundation. The charity rai...

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Junior School students get crazy hair for Funky Hair Day to fundraise for Ethiopian school

Hair, glorious hair! Townsville Grammar School students will don a wild array of coloured hair tomorrow for its annual Funky Hair Day at the Annandale Campus. Students from Pre-Prep to Year 6 will use temporary spray hair colour as well as styling th...

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TGS student announced as young adult winner of the Townsville City Council Short Story Competition

Year 7 Townsville Grammar School student, Phoebe Evans, has been awarded the 2016 Young Adult winner of the Townsville City Council CityLibraries Short Story Competition.  Phoebe penned a story called ‘Bleached’, which is about a you...

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McKimmin Mile ‚?? A historic sporting tradition at Townsville Grammar School

This Friday, 29 July, the annual McKimmin Mile will be run at Townsville Grammar School. The run is open to any student in Years 7 to 12 and all staff members. The McKimmin Mile was first run in 1954 and was initiated by the then Headmaster, Maurie B...

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Townsville students awarded prizes at Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition

Four Townsville Grammar School students were recently awarded prizes at the internationally recognised competition of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition. The competition, held in July, attracts outstanding musicians from around the world w...

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Students to receive high praise for academic achievement

A grand total of 346 students will receive a Cum Laude Award at Townsville Grammar School’s annual Cum Laude Award Ceremony on Monday. Chancellor of James Cook University, Mr Bill Tweddell (pictured), will be the guest speaker for the Year 10 t...

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South passage to take to the seas

THE South Passage trip will leave the marina this afternoon for 4 days, sailing along the east coast of Australia taking students on an adventure and handing out lessons in team building and self-reliance. The South Passage is a 100 foot g...

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Townsville Grammar School‚??s primary campus to host Winter Art School

Over three days at the end of June, Townsville Grammar School is hosting its eighth annual Winter Art School for all budding artists in the region aging from 7 through to 77!  Held from 20 to 22 of June, the Winter Art has six experienced visual...

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Townsville Grammar donates thousands of non-perishable goods to Townsville Food Relief NQ

Hundreds of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have been contributing to the School’s annual Food Appeal to help feed Townsville’s needy families.  ...

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Olympics comes to Townsville early for Prep to Year 2 students with Olympic themed Sports Carnival

Move over Rio – the Olympics are coming to Townsville this week! Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus will dress up to participate in the Olympic themed Infant Sports Day on Friday. Each class h...

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Townsville teacher to ride from Brisbane to Sydney to support Motor Neurone Disease

Townsville Grammar School’s Director of Sport, Mr Peter Christie, is headed to Brisbane next week to participate in the Million Metres for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) bike ride from Brisbane to Sydney.  Mr Christie has been training for th...

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Paul Jennings‚?? Round the Twist to come to life on the stage

Have strange things happened, are you going ‘round the twist?  Australian children’s author, Paul Jennings’ famous crazy tales from his Round the Twist series will come to life on the stage at Townsville Grammar School’s ...

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Olympic Swimmers to visit Townsville Grammar School at the School‚??s annual Open Night

Townsville Grammar School will host two Olympic swimmers this Thursday afternoon for their training session. Olympic swimmers, Mack Horton and Koti Ngawati, along with Olympic Team Coach Craig Jackson, will visit the school to train in the School Poo...

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Contact our Campuses

North Ward Campus
45 Paxton Street
Townsville QLD 4810
(07) 4722 4900

Annandale Campus
1 Brazier Drive
Annandale QLD 4814
(07) 4412 4800

North Shore Campus
Erskine Place
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600

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Mr Timothy Kelly

Mr Timothy Kelly

Townsville Grammar School Principal

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