Nurturing Talent at Grenaa Gymnasium
We have extra challenges ready for you if you are ready to take them on.
Talent development is for you if you are especially gifted and/or motivated.
During a talent development programme you meet other students your age, who are also gifted and motivated.
Talent development activities can be:
- programmes or one day seminars at Grenaa Gymnasium
- programmes or one day seminars at other gymnasiums, universities, science centres and business companies
- national and international competitions.
Willing and able to speed up and go far?
The Academy for Talented Youth (Akademiet for Talentfulde Unge, ATU) might be for you if you:
• Are a quick learner in most subjects
• Like to learn
• Have a good ability for creative and critical thinking
• Are ready to give the Academy high priority
The Academy offers you:
• Subject matter challenges and inspiration
• Preparation for an academic career
• To meet with scholars in all main areas of science
• To meet some of this country’s most innovative companies
• An opportunity to get acquainted with like-minded students your age.
• Attend monthly lectures
• Attend workshops
• Attend the summer camp
• Head of school Helene Bendorff Kristensen must recommend you
• You must write an application
The procedure for applications start each year in September
Contact talent development coordinator Kasper Severinsen
The National Championship in Languages (DM i Sprog) is a contest for all students of German, French and Spanish at secondary and upper-secondary levels.
There are two rounds and you participate together with the rest of your class.
In the first round you have to answer questions concerning grammar and political, social and cultural aspects of countries where the language is spoken.
This round is internet-based and takes place during a lesson.
The five best teams nationally continue to the finals.
Contact your teacher in German, French or Spanish
GG Explorer widens your horizon!
GG Explorer is for you if you’d like to explore fascinating topics not currently part of the school’s curriculum.
GG Explorer is intensity-added learning:
- You are there, because you want to and so is everybody else
- Teaching with 110% enthusiasm. The teachers teach one of their favourite topics
- Theories and practice go hand in hand – more than usually
- You get to know more people at school
The courses include 3 or 4 modules during the weeks following the winter break with one module a week and always in 4th module.
GG Explorer 2017
Keep your eyes and ears open and sign up!
GG Explorer 2016 is announced at a morning assembly in the beginning of February 2017.
Being Clever is Being Cool
If you are curious and dedicated and would like to be challenged academically, perhaps Junior Talent is for you.
This programme is for secondary students and includes five full-day seminars. It is hosted by Grenaa Gymnasium.
Contact your class teacher
Learn how to write by writing
Here is an opportunity if you’d like to learn how to write and express yourself creatively in words.
This course gives you:
- Ideas to get started
- Feedback on your texts
- A sense of community with others your age who share an interest in writing
Creative writing gives you extra energy for your school work!
Creative Writing is for you if you would like to write. It is not important if you have been writing a lot, a little or nothing at all.
Creative Writing is an obvious choice if you would like to participate in the Milk Wood Literature Contest.
Creative Writing is part of the GG Explorer-programme, but runs both in fall and spring terms.
Creative Writing is organized and led by teacher Rikke Gade Johansen and poet Ian Lukins
Sign up through Lectio or contact Rikke Gade Johansen.
Poetry or prose? Test your literary talent.
Milk Wood Literature Contest is Grenaa Gymnasium’s literature contest.
You can participate with poetry or prose and in Danish or English
You have the opportunity to develop your literary talent by signing up for Creative Writing
There are prizes for the winners.
Contact Rikke Gade Johansen
This years first GG Explorer Course
National Championship of Drawing
National Championship of Drawing is held at Horsens Kunstmuseum on a Saturday in the spring term 2017
We meet every Friday at 2 pm in no. 25
We practice 7 different disciplines.
This course is for everybody. You don’t have to participate in the championship.
Have you considered further education at university level?
If your answer to this question is no, then perhaps Subuniversity is for you.
Subuniversity is for you who is the talented within science, the arts or business and social sciences, but it is uncertain about what it takes and what it is like to study at a university.
Maybe there is no tradition in your familiy for studying at university level.
Maybe you are uncertain about job opportunities after e.g. four or five yearsof Engineering, History or English Studies.
Subuniversity is a mentor-based project at Aarhus University for Sixth Form students in Region Midt.
As a participant you will become part of a mentor group consisting of app. 15 Sixth Form Students and two mentors who are students at Aarhus University.
Check out the mentors – one of them graduated from Grenaa Gymnasium!
The programme includes four full-dayseminars at Aarhus University. Your mentors will tell you about what it is like and what it takes to be a university student. They will do their best to answer any questions you might have.
You also get to experience teaching at the university within a field of research that interests you.
How do you apply for SubUniversity?
To apply for admission at SubUniversity you need to be nominated by one of your teachers and Vice Principal Vagn Rohde. Together you will fill in an application form.