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However, we also explore within the UK meaning that our extra-curricular offer is an accessible one. Our Art students visit museums and workshops, Year 7 students go to PGL , A Level Biologists to Brandon Marsh and Borden Nursery, and there are lots of sports fixtures and activities across the region that SGGS take part in with much success. work experience and career development links, but also by taking part in our annual celebrations of school life, such as our Awards After-Party or our Last Night of the proms event. Being a part of a network of successful women who share the unique experiences of an education at SGGS enables our students to connect socially and professionally. Closer to home, we are regular competitors in Maths Challenge, and poetry and speaki ng competitions including the Shakespeare Literary Festival. Public speaking and presenting is a valuable life skill, and SGGS has been taking part in the Youth Speaks competition for several years, with terrific results. We also host our annual Year 9 STEM Day, and take part in the Green Power Programme with Warwick University. While in school there are a number of sports, arts, music, drama and science clubs and societies to encourage students to get involved. Exploring the world beyond Stratford is also central to our philosophy and this is achieved via the curriculum as our staff encourage students to see the world beyond the school gates. This ethos is enhanced by our extra-curricular provision. Your daughter is likely to have the opportunity to take part in a residential trip during her time here. Some of our students have enriched their education through journeying as far as Costa Rica, Borneo, India and China. We are proud to have recently offered an MFL exchange programme for GCSE and A Level language students as well as trips to CERN in Switzerland, Berlin for History and to New York for a Jazz trip. Stratford Girls’ Grammar School 5