Meeting with the Cyprus Green Movement

On Friday 17th June our Climate Change Ambassador Maria Chandriotou (Form 6) participated in the last of a series of meetings with political parties. The President of the Green Movement, Mr Charalambos Theopemptou welcomed the delegates, who wanted to discuss how the climate crisis is being managed. Mr Theopemptou highlighted the  fact that each country…

Meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Our climate change ambassador Maria Chandriotou and ambassadors from other schools were part of the delegation from Generation KlimACT and Terra Cypria, who had the opportunity to meet with  Ms. Annita Dimitriou at the House of Parliament on the 3rd of June. During the meeting they asked the big question…. ‘Why are the country’s efforts…

Current Affairs  

Following a workshop, earlier this academic year, on the theme of “Hate Speech or Freedom of Expression”, GCS students, members of the Current Affairs Society, produced posters and videos aiming to inform their peers of the distinction between the two. The workshop was in the framework of the Eurovoters Erasmus + Project.

GenerationklimACT

On Monday, 23 May, our Climate Ambassador Krinoulla Kokkinou (Form 4) spoke on Plus TV about GenerationklimACT‘s activities aimed at raising awareness and educating people about what must be done to mitigate against Climate Change. She also stressed the importance of keeping this topic in the news and on the political agenda. The current slow transition…

“Learning Interculturally from Religion”

Between 16 and 20 May, two of our teachers Ms Maria Chrysanthou and Ms Tina Christodoulou participated in the Spring School LIFETWO Project “Learning Interculturally from Religion” held in Citta di Castello Italy. The teachers gave presentations regarding the promotion of religious and non-religious understanding and acceptance in the context of democracy and multicultural European…

Sports Achievement

Sports School student Achilleas Makris of Form 2, has been awarded by the Cyprus Tennis Federation for having been ranked Number One (1) in Cyprus for 52 consecutive weeks in the U14 boys’ category. Nicolas Lottides and Thea Gregoriou of Form 1 have been awarded for having been ranked Number One (1) in Cyprus for…

Further meetings with MPs

The G C School’s Climate Change Ambassador Maria Chandiotou (Form 6) and the Terra Cypria representatives attended a meeting with the DIPA Vice President, Mr Lakkotrypis and his associates, as part of the GenerationklimACT initiative on Monday 16th May. The aim of this meeting was to stress to MPs once again that the climate crisis…

The GenerationKlimACT programme

The GenerationKlimACT programme brought to us by the NGO Terra Cypria culminated in a presentation given by Mr Orestis Karghotis on Friday 13th of May. After the presentation he brainstormed with the Eco Club members and the 4th form students who attended, on ‘climate change’ solutions that may be feasible here in Cyprus. They also discussed how…

GenerationKlimACT ambassadors meet with MPs

The first in a series of meetings between GenerationKlimACT ambassadors and MPs took place on the 10th May. Krinoula Kokkinou (Form 4), representing The G C School was one of the two student ambassadors accompanied byTerra Cypria officials at the meeting with the president of DISY (Dimokratikos Synagermos) political party Mr. Averof Neofytou. The meeting was an opportunity…

Cambridge at GCS

On the 2nd of May, the Careers Department proudly welcomed Dr Emily Tomlinson, Director of Admissions from the University of Cambridge, back to our school for the evening. The evening included an informative presentation regarding the university’s application process, along with course requirements. This event was open to all students and parents across the island,…