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Click to view CIS Zone Athletics report 2016

CIS Zone Athletics report 2016

A fresh morning greeted us at Blacktown track on Friday 17 June. We had a large team participate on the day and students supported each other wonderfully. There were 156 events with OFGS gaining a place in the top three in most of them.

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Dare to Care 2016 Outreach to Syrian Refugees

OFGS Students are providing much needed support for refugees arriving in Australia later this year, by purchasing items that will be made into hampers and given to the refugees when they arrive in Australia. Watch our video to learn more.

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Click to view Dance Troupes 2016

Dance Troupes 2016

Our dance troupes have had a very exciting start to the Eisteddfod Season. We competed in 2 eisteddfods – IRBD at Pittwater House and DanceLife Unite at UNSW both on Saturday 28 May. At IRBD we placed 1st in Lyrical and Highly Commended in Jazz.

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Anzac Day Parade 2016

On Anzac Day, Monday April 25, 33 members of the Senior Concert Band and Intermediate Concert Bands marched and played in the Sydney CBD Anzac Parade. This is the 3rd year that our school has participated in this significant event. 

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Year 8 STEM Project

We launched our STEM program in 2016 with a group of year 8 students. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education.

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Click to view Our 2016 Junior School Swimmers shine at CSSA

Our 2016 Junior School Swimmers shine at CSSA

Congratulations to the junior school swimming team who dominated at the CSSA state swimming carnival on Monday 7 March. OFGS swimmers broke 3 records at the carnival and all our relay teams are onto the next level. Congratulations to Josslyn Wishart and Kai Lilienthal who won age champions of the carnival, a tremendous achievement.

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Click to view F1 in Schools Program

F1 in Schools Program

The OFGS Year 5 and 6 Gifted and Talented classes attended the multi-faceted F1 in Schools program on Wednesday 17 August.

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Click to view Philippines Mission Trip 2016

Philippines Mission Trip 2016

Our school has a long history of visiting other schools for missions and cultural exchange. Many of our students and staff have been blessed to take opportunities to visit the Philippines and serve.

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Click to view 2015 HSC Student thrills audiences at ENCORE

2015 HSC Student thrills audiences at ENCORE

Etienne Pluess, a Year 12 music student from the class of 2015, performed at the Opera House for ENCORE on Monday February 22nd. ENCORE is a unique and unrivalled music experience, exposing students to the highest levels of Music Performance.

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Click to view OFGS 2020 Strategic Plan

OFGS 2020 Strategic Plan

The OFGS 2020 Strategic Plan establishes the goals and strategies to guide the direction of the school over the next five years.

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