Category Archives: Cultural

Readers’ Cup and Tim-Tams

Toowoomba Grammar Junior School has a strong focus on reading and we encourage and support all our boys to enjoy reading. The Junior School Library statistics tell the story; in just one week our Prep class of twenty boys borrowed 68 books between them, students in Years 1-3 borrowed 267 books and 94 books went home with boys in Years 4-6. On the final day of each Term, a highly-anticipated assembly is held… the Tim-Tam Assembly! A packet of Tim-Tams is given to one boy from each class to encourage him to read during the school holidays. There is a set criteria given to class teachers by Head of Junior School, Mr Scott Campbell, on how to select the winning student. The ‘Tim-Tam’ boys are also given two rules: They can’t share their biscuits at all (even with family), and each time they eat one they should be settled in with a good book. These quirky ways to promote reading […]

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TGS Hosts Australian Youth Orchestra

The Australian Youth Orchestra’s Young Symphonists program is currently rehearsing in Toowoomba. Sixty...

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Grammar Art Show 24-25 March 2018

Toowoomba Grammar School is proud to have David Hinchliffe as its 2018 Art Show feature artist.  With...

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GPS Centenary Music Showcase

Join us for what promises to be an unforgettable evening of truly exceptional music! GPS reaches its...

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Big Band and R’n’B Band Extravaganza

On Friday, 26 May, the TGS contemporary ensembles Big Band, R’n’B 2 and the R’n’B Band took...

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Junior School Captain of Music

We congratulate Bede Davis on his recent appointment as Captain of Music in the Junior School. Bede...

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Art Show Competition Prize Winners

The Toowoomba Grammar School Art Show competition occurred late last term. Six Junior School boys received...

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Records Fall at 2017 Art Show

The results are in and the School is proud to announce the success of the 2017 P&F Art Show. Previous...

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Student Art Show

The P&F Art Show Committee funds a prize for 12 students in the School’s annual Student Art Competition....

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