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Winning idea for better transport

Sam Stewart (Year 10) has won the inaugural BMW yourMelbourne competition (City Living Category) for his innovative driveway sensor to alert pedestrians and traffic of reversing vehicles. The award came with a cheque for $5,000 and the use of a brand new BMW Hybrid car for six months.  The BMW yourMelbourne competition was open to Victorian […]

Exceptional results for SnowSports

BGS Snowsports has again performed at an exceptionally high standard with arguably its most successful ever season in 2019. A total of 58 boys from Year 1 to Year 12 took part in the Victorian Interschools Snowsports Championships at Mt Buller last week. There were 32 qualifications for the Australian Interschools which will take place […]

James Kerr and The BGS Legacy Project

James is the author of global bestseller Legacy: What the All Blacks can teach us about the business of life. After studying the culture of the most successful team in sporting history, James devised 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership. He is a sought-after speaker and a business consultant who specialises in demonstrating the […]

BGS Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

Last Wednesday night’s BGS Hall of Fame Gala Dinner went off in spectacular style. Held every three years, it is an important occasion that provides our School community with an opportunity to honour and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of our Old Boys and the contributions they have made to society. This year, eighteen Old Boys […]

BGS goes Global!

Earlier this month, the Year 10 Drama and English Literature classes combined to attend an amazing interactive Shakespearean performance of Shakespeare’s Henry V at the Pop-up Globe near the Myer Music Bowl. Crammed within the Wooden ‘O’, we were transported back to the vasty fields of France, to the battlefield of Agincourt in 1415. We […]

Blazing hot in snowsports

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 […]

At the top of our game in winter sports

It has been an amazing winter season of Senior Sport in 2017. Our boys continue to favour team sports as they seek the social and emotional benefits of striving for, achieving and celebrating successes with their peers. The achievements began with our 1st V Basketball graduating to play their inaugural season in the APS 1st […]

The growth of STEM at BGS: cultivating 21st Century skills

Today’s employers are crying out for graduates with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills. However, research (and experience) shows that if boys don’t understand the practical application of what they are learning in the classroom – and don’t get the chance to get hands-on with this application – STEM can easily be dismissed as […]

BGS and Melbourne Rebels Club Partner

The new program, launched on the eve of the 2016 Asteron Life Super Rugby season, will see the junior Rugby players at the school receive free Melbourne Rebels Junior Memberships for the season. All junior players will get free access to all seven Rebels home games in 2016, including next weekend’s first home game against […]