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Football festival
Football festival
April 2023
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Girls’ Football Festival

Building on the dynamism and success of the Lionesses this summer, women’s football in England is back and our festival is puts girls in the spotlight. Alongside favourite experts the Independent Schools Football Association girls won’t miss a kick as they get fully match fit, and test their ‘tekkers’. Girls will enjoy competing with one another in a day of filled with  friendly short matches and 7-a-side matches.

Who is it for?

Years 6 and 7

Open to all GSA member schools

When is it?

Thursday 20 April 2023, hosted by King’s High Warwick.

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Pioneers of Science - Creative Competition
Pioneers of Science - Creative Competition
Closes March 2023
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The GSA have teamed up with Adobe and TA Education run a free creative competition for students across three categories; Year 4, Year 5-6, and Year 7-8.

The competition will follow the theme of ‘Female Pioneers in Science’ and students will use resources provided by TA Education to produce a creative output of their choice using Adobe Express.

Teacher resources will be provided to allow GSA teachers to facilitate the competition independently, or schools can book a FREE Creativity Workshop Day involving an experienced TA Education educator visiting the school to facilitate the lessons.

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Choir of the Year
Choir of the Year
Autumn 22 - Spring 23
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Soprano or alto, piano, or forte? Join our friendly ‘battle of the choirs’ to claim a crown for the choristers. Choir of The Year will raise the roof across the nation with the sound of girls’ voices, singing-in the vocal stars of the future.

Who is it for?

Junior and Senior choirs (under 13 and under 18)

When is it?

Submit your first round entries now via video – deadline for submissions is 27 January 2023.

The Grand Final will take place in-person at a gala event at Warwick Hall on 12 March 2023.

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Investment careers webinars
Investment careers webinars
Jan - March 2023
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Want a career that could change the world?

Webinar 1 of 3

What is investment management?

Join GSA alumna Nneka Orji as she talks about what working in investing is really like – busting all those myths you’ve probably heard and showcasing what a fantastic career you can have in the industry!

 

Webinar 2 of 3:

Investing is an art not a science – why you don’t need to study maths/economics/STEM subjects to have an investment career –

Wednesday 9 February, 1.00pm

 

Webinar 3 of 3:

Can investing be a force for good in the world?

Wednesday 8 March, 1.00pm

 

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GSA Netball with Masterclass
GSA Netball with Masterclass
September 2023
Condover Hall, Shrewsbury September 2023

Seniors

This event will run from the 8 – 10 September 2023 providing Under 18 Teams with an ideal opportunity for some intensive pre-season training, coaching and match play. Running to a similar format as the inaugural event in 2022, teams will receive intensive training sessions from both a high profile player and expert coaches on the Saturday before putting this all into practice during the Tournament on the Sunday.

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Juniors

This popular annual festival will run from 22 – 24 September 2023 and gives Year 8 and Year 9 girls an opportunity to shine as individuals and strengthen as a team. Over the weekend, the girls have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of a high profile netball player; in the past this has included England players Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Nat Pangarrry. They also benefit from valuable training and well-matched fixtures, and everyone enjoys the on-site team building activities and evening entertainment in the idyllic surroundings of Condover Hall in Shrewsbury.

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Photography Competition
Photography Competition
Winter 2022
Launching soon

 

 

Girls Go Gold
Girls Go Gold
September 2023
Venue and date tbc

Girls Go Gold is an annual conference hosted by GSA featuring high profile sports figures. Welcoming pupils in Year 10 to 13 who are passionate about sport and enthusiastic about learning a new skill. The conference is aimed at students who represent their county, region or country in their chosen sport, or who are studying PE at GCSE or A Level and is always popular.

The day aims to enhance pupils’ understanding of the different aspects of sport beyond being an athlete.

Date and venue to be confirmed.

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Creative Writing Award
Creative Writing Award
Opens Spring 2023
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GSA are delighted to host our annual creative writing competition for young people.

Writers of prose and poetry alike are welcome to take part, from Year 3 through to sixth formers, and we are really looking forward to reading your submissions.

Please pass this opportunity on to the relevant staff in your schools and encourage all year groups to enter.

The theme for the competition is set to be announced in the Spring term 2023.

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Pioneers of Science - Creative Competition

The GSA have teamed up with Adobe and TA Education run a free creative competition for students across three categories; Year 4, Year 5-6, and Year 7-8.

The competition will follow the theme of ‘Female Pioneers in Science’ and students will use resources provided by TA Education to produce a creative output of their choice using Adobe Express.

Teacher resources will be provided to allow GSA teachers to facilitate the competition independently, or schools can book a FREE Creativity Workshop Day involving an experienced TA Education educator visiting the school to facilitate the lessons.

 

Register here

Choir of the Year

Calling all GSA Choirs!

Soprano or alto, piano, or forte? Join our friendly ‘battle of the choirs’ to claim a crown for the choristers. Choir of The Year will raise the roof across the nation with the sound of girls’ voices, singing-in the vocal stars of the future.

Open to two age groups – Juniors can include all students up to Year 8 and Seniors can be any year group. Submit your first round entries via a video recording; the grand final will take place in person in front of an audience of family and friends at the new Warwick Hall on 12 March 2023.

Find out more

Girls' Football Festival

A festival of football for Year 6 and Year 7 girls in conjunction with ISFA (Independent Schools Football Association) with friendly short matches in the morning and 7-a-side competitions in the afternoon.

Thursday 20 April 2023, hosted by King’s High Warwick

Find out more

Want a career that could change the world? - Webinar series

Webinar 1 of 3

What is investment management?

Join GSA alumna Nneka Orji as she talks about what working in investing is really like – busting all those myths you’ve probably heard and showcasing what a fantastic career you can have in the industry!

 

Webinar 2 of 3:

Investing is an art not a science – why you don’t need to study maths/economics/STEM subjects to have an investment career –

Wednesday 9 February, 1.00pm

 

Webinar 3 of 3:

Can investing be a force for good in the world?

Wednesday 8 March, 1.00pm

 

Register now

GSA Netball with MasterClass

September 2023 – Condover Hall, Shrewsbury

Seniors

This event will run from the 8 – 10 September 2023 providing Under 18 Teams with an ideal opportunity for some intensive pre-season training, coaching and match play. Running to a similar format as the inaugural event in 2022, teams will receive intensive training sessions from both a high profile player and expert coaches on the Saturday before putting this all into practice during the Tournament on the Sunday.

Find out more

Juniors

This popular annual festival will run from 22 – 24 September 2023 and gives Year 8 and Year 9 girls an opportunity to shine as individuals and strengthen as a team. Over the weekend, the girls have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of a high profile netball player, and benefit from valuable training and well-matched fixtures.

Find out more

GAIN Investment Challenge

In partnership with GAIN this 6-week competition gives young women in years 10 to 13 an insight into what investment management looks like and how to analyse a company.

Each team will be assigned a company (the stock) to research and then assess whether to buy, hold, or sell the stock as a investment opportunity.

Teams will research all aspects of their company to make the investment case. The final investment pitch will be a persuasive 3-minute-long video presentation showcasing their findings.

There is an opportunity to compete against other GSA Schools in a GSA League which you will compete in alongside the main competition.

Submissions will be judged by a panel of professionals within the investment industry.

Registrations for the 2022 competition are now closed.

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