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BGS wins Heads of the River

Congratulations to our First VIII rowers who have won the 153rd APS Heads of the River regatta and brought back the Fairbairn Cup to BGS. The baton has now been passed from 1983 (the last and only time BGS has won this coveted cup and rowing premiership) to 2021. Since 1983, this has been our […]

Kutcha Edwards visits BGS

I was in the audience of Year 9 History students studying the history of the Stolen Generations, and in a few weeks we would be facing an examination question requiring us to evaluate the significance of the 2008 National Apology. We knew that Kutcha had been one of many indigenous children separated from their parents […]

BGS shortlisted for ISV Film Festival 2020

Zac’s Stop Motion Animation film produced in his Creative Design and Technology class was nominated as one representative of Brighton Grammar School for this competition.  His film ‘Isolation: The Hunk, The Chunk and The Drunk,’ was well developed, demonstrating three potential scenarios affecting individuals in lockdown. The ISV 2020 Film Festival opened for screening on […]

BGS Writing Prize

2020 is the final year of my VCE journey, I expected I would have so much, so much fun in this second decade of 2000. I dreamt about my first formal, I even prepared a new suit for this occasion. But what I hear is the event is continuously being postponed, again and again, from […]

BGS Made It Count

The final week of Term 2 saw the BGS community rally together to donate over $6000 in much needed food items as part of the Ute Full of Food program. The team at St Mark’s in Fitzroy was overjoyed at the generosity of BGS, as the donations made a very real and immediate impact for those […]

The ‘Why’ of BGS Outdoor Education

In my first year as the Head of Outdoor Education at Brighton Grammar, I have learnt that BGS not only talks about a three-cornered learning partnership (school, student, parent), but it continuously works towards the mutual benefit of all three partners.  Embracing this partnership, I had the pleasure of meeting with the BGS Parents Association to […]

Will wins for BGS

Will Middlemiss excelled on the snow last weekend at the 2017 Victorian Interschools Cross Country Championships at Mount Buller. He won the Division 1 – Classic Individual and was the only skier to complete the 3km course in under 9 minutes. Then, in the relay, he skied all three laps of the 6km course on […]

A ground-breaking partnership between BGS and the MGSE

Welcome to Term 3. I hope all members of the BGS community enjoyed an opportunity to refresh and recharge over the break. Last week, I wrote to all parents informing them of some key leadership appointments for 2018. One of these was Dr Ray Swann’s promotion to Deputy Headmaster/Head of Crowther (ELC–VCE) from the beginning […]

2017 Annual Appeal

Rosstrevor was far from its quiet self yesterday when the BGS Annual Appeal took off. Staff and volunteers hit the phones – and something magical happened. Aiming to raise $200k to fund one means-tested scholarship, we raised a total of $424,678! Thanks to you, we are now able to fund two scholarships and transform two […]

BGS on display in Baltimore

Joanne Davies (Teaching and Learning Coordinator, Junior School) and Raelene Plozza (Literacy Coach, Prep–Year 8) will be presenting a workshop at the International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC) conference in Baltimore next week. The IBSC, of which BGS is a member school, is a not-for-profit organisation ‘dedicated to enhancing the education, wellbeing and development of boys […]