Day: September 7, 2017

The Sea Change scuba camp at Tweed Heads involves an intensive course of theory and practical instruction. The instructors, from Tweed Seasports, were fantastic. Within the first hour, they knew all the boys’ names, making them feel confident and at home. After learning about the equipment and practising in the swimming pool, we headed out […]

Brighton Grammar Junior School Chapel occurs each Friday morning at St Andrew’s Church. The aim of the service is to inspire boys to Christian living and principles, equipping them with the tools to live virtuous lives and enabling them to develop into well-rounded boys who flourish in the modern world. The Chapel themes and addresses […]

We all understand how important it is for boys to have a positive male role model. Last Thursday night, we celebrated the dads in our ELC. After an exciting lead-up to the evening, by the time fathers and sons arrived at 5.30pm, the Centre was buzzing. The dads were invited to share in a mindfulness […]

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On Sunday 20 August, 18 Year 9 Sea Change students flew out of Melbourne, and out of their comfort zones, for a week of activities on the mid-north coast of NSW. It may sound idyllic – perfect late-winter weather, migrating whales, dolphin pods and an abundance of bird life – but, in between some great […]

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For the first time, BGS boys were on the podium every day of the recent 7-day Victorian Interschools Championships at Mt Buller. In a nutshell… 56 boys competed 22 qualified for the National Championships (which have now begun) BGS was placed 3rd overall in the Primary School Competition BGS was placed 3rd overall in the […]

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Katie White, Head of Mathematics (Middle School) As teachers, we are constantly asking which methods optimise student learning. John Hattie’s Visible Learning research has taken us a long way towards some valuable answers. The Middle School Mathematics team has put a lot of time and thought into how best to incorporate Visible Learning strategies into […]

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Two events occurred in the Middle School last week: the 37th Annual House Athletics and the highly anticipated BGS/FGS Year 7 Social. Both were outstanding, though one demonstrated fancier footwork than the other. As the clouds rolled in and the rain began to fall on the mighty Crowther, Mr Marshall started to look a little […]

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The combined BGS/FGS concert occurs only once every four years. On Tuesday evening at the world-class Melbourne Recital Centre, molto crescendo stunned the audience. The performance included pieces by Bartok, Brahms, Elgar and Orff, as well as more contemporary music ­– jazz by Michael Buble and scores from James Bond films. Students revel in the […]

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The Year 9s have been off-site on Sea Change experiences in various locations over the past fortnight. A small group of boys chose to undertake an art-based experience at Berendale School, which caters to students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. Throughout their week-long experience, our boys teamed up with Ashley Ronning, our Artist in […]

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What is the MS Student Voice? We (the MS Student Voice) comprise a group of eight Year 7 and 8 boys who were selected through a nomination and interview process. We meet every Monday lunchtime to discuss opportunities to build and improve the Middle School. The Student Voice is here to improve not only our […]

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