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3. Hargrave Oval

Despite having been part of the CGGS environment for decades, Hargrave Oval was not officially dedicated until 19 February 1998. It was named after Mr Frank C Hargrave, a long serving member of the School Board and integral member of the Parents & Friends Association.

Mr Hargrave, a member of the Board from August 1946 to December 1963 also headed the Sports Ground Committee.

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The oval is the school’s main sporting field and is also utilised for major events including fetes, picnics and the whole-of-school photograph, taken every five years.

From the terraced steps overlooking the oval, there are sweeping views across to the Brindabellas with Mount Stromlo and the National Arboretum in the foreground.

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Snow falls on campus in 1968

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Whole school photograph underway in 2001

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Students in formation on Hargrave Oval to celebrate the School's 75th Anniversary

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1971 Hockey team

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Crowds on the oval, enjoying the 2002 fete

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The Oval being set up for the 2010 fete

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