With 86 boys competing for 45 places on the swim team, every spot had been hotly contested. Four Year 6 boys were identified by new coach Gus Barnes through the School Sport Victoria regionals, making the BGS team one of the youngest entered. On the night, six APS records were broken and 26 BGS boys […]
The BGS Swimming Camp took place this week on-site. It’s not all laps though, with class time spent working on all aspects of swimming performance ahead of tonight’s sprint meet.
The 2020 BGS Swim Team has been on Camp in Queenscliff since Sunday putting in some hard yards and luckily have dodged the rain and hail. Though it may not have stopped them, especially from a visit to Adventure Park!
The swimming season was launched in spectacular fashion this week with the Annandale function room bursting with excited BGS swimmers and their families. Thanks to the Friends of Swimming parent group, the BGS Swimming community enjoyed canapés and conversation before hearing from some key staff about the season ahead. The theme of momentum was echoed […]
In April, six BGS boys travelled to Brisbane to compete at the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Championships. Swimming captain Julian Wilson (Year 12), Harrison Preston (Year 10), Ewan Smith, Billy Pearson, Lachie Jackett-Simpson, and Charlie Lamont (all Year 9) all competed at the Australian Age Championships. There were some stand-out performances and numerous […]
After some searching, I found my name under the purple banner of Rofe and next minute was being transported by a fellow year 12 Rofer to my tutor group. This is one of the most special things about being in a House as it connects an 18-year-old boy about to finish his final year of […]
Rising Stars are young up-and-coming leaders in the education sector (from Prep to Year 12) who, according to The Educator, demonstrate effective leadership, innovation and achievement in their career to date. Katie was nominated for her work last year as a Head of Years 7-8 and her ability to foster a high-performance learning environment amongst […]
Today I’m excited to launch the BGS Annual Appeal. The 2017 appeal is one with a difference – but we’ll get to that. First, I’d like to share the reasoning behind the appeal. Over the past few years, BGS has established seven means-tested scholarships, giving the gift of opportunity and bringing diversity to the student […]
On 1 October BGS Year 11 student 17 yo Dan Canta won the Manhattan Marathon (45.8km) in 7hrs55mins. If that isn’t amazing enough, it was done a week after completing the Catalina Channel swim (33km). These achievements, added to his previous swims of the English Channel (33.7km) have now placed him in a rarified club […]