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Classes of 1980, 1981 and 1982 40 Year Reunion

The Class of 1980, 81 and 82 enjoyed a night of fun on Saturday 17th September 2022 at the Brougham Arms Hotel.  Many friendships were rekindled and 40 years of memories were shared.  There are some profound connections to the school in this group, including former Headmaster, Mr Bob Bickerdike’s […]

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How to Make a Baby

Audrey Scott (Jenkin, 2011) always wanted to work in maternal and foetal health. Still, she did not imagine her job would involve creating human life, which is how she now spends her days as a clinical embryologist at Monash IVF. Audrey describes her career as highly rewarding and says the […]

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Class of 2017 Reunion

The Class of 2017 had a most excellent time reconnecting at The National Hotel on Saturday 3rd September for their 5 year reunion. It was great to see this diverse group of Old Girtonians working and studying in various industries; from podiatry, finance, nursing, law, IT, paramedicine, graphic design, carpentry, […]

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Valedictorian to Velodrome

When Alessia McCaig (Jenkin 2021 and School Vice Captain) was in her Adelaide homestay hoping for a phone call to confirm her selection for the 2022 Commonwealth Games cycling team, she was so nervous she decided to douse herself in a refreshing shower. No sooner had the water begun to […]

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Engineered to Succeed

In her professional life, Sue Brown has taken one job at a time with no specific ambition to be at the top of a corporate tree. And yet, from where she currently sits, the view is panoramic. Sue graduated from Girton in 1990 (Aherne) and now reports to the CEO […]

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Fit for Legal Purpose

Dean Armstrong (Jones 2011) does not call himself a gym junkie but that is only because his day job is working as a lawyer. But come night times or early mornings, he can be found teaching BodyAttack (which is sports inspired aerobics) and BodyPump (which is weight-based resistance training) to […]

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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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