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OGA Careers Event 2022

Year 12 students enjoyed a Careers event hosted by the OGA on Wednesday 25th May. Three Old Girtonians returned to their grassroots to share their professional and life experiences since leaving Girton with our Year 12 students. Students heard from a Clinical Embryologist, an Employment Lawyer and a local farmer and […]

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Class of 2001 and 2002 Reunions

It was an absolute blast at the 20 Year Reunion on Saturday 7th May for the classes of 2001 and 2002. Memories were shared of Mr Jones’ Milky Way challenge, last day pranks in the Year 12 Common Room and the infamous canteen cookies. It was especially delightful to see […]

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Once a Girtonian, Always a Girtonian

It is not unusual for Old Girtonians to credit their time at school, or particular teachers, with shaping who they have become personally or professionally. Edward Smelt attended Girton from Year 3 and graduated in Year 12 (Riley) in 2003. He generously and fondly acknowledges both the school and many […]

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Old Girtonian Rubbing Shoulders with Royals

A recent shout-out to Old Girtonians to garner possible interest in sponsorship of Speech Night prizes unearthed a delightful re-acquaintance with Professor Julie Brown, a 1981 Girton graduate. As the recipient of a scholarship that enabled her to complete her education at Girton, and now as a Professor of Music […]

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Class of 2015 and 2016 Reunions

We commenced making up for lost time by kicking off our reunion season this year with the classes of 2015 and 2016 on Saturday 19th March at The Rifle Brigade in Bendigo. It was exciting to finally reconnect this vibrant and diverse group of young Old Girtonians.  Alumni have taken […]

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Love in a Time of Pandemic

There is a solidity that is almost tangible when two people who are “childhood sweethearts” come together. Emily Fawcett and Matthew Keech (both Frew 2015), also share a solidarity that comes from sharing responsibilities and interests since being thirteen years of age. Having joined the ranks of those who postponed […]

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Vale Mrs Mair Merriman

Our deepest sympathies are extended to the Merriman family on the loss of their beloved Mair Merriman, who sadly passed away on the morning of Sunday 17th October. Mrs Merriman was a much loved teacher of Girton in the mid 70’s to early 80’s.  She was an English Teacher, House […]

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