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Theatre Sports Champions!

On Saturday 11 August, Brighton Grammar teamed up with Firbank Grammar to enter a ‘Theatre Sports’ improvisation competition. We had two Firbank teams in the intermediate and two mixed Brighton/Firbank teams in the senior category. After some fantastic efforts from student at both schools, we took home 1st place in both the intermediate and senior categories. […]

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 […]

Ashcroft appointed Captain

Will Ashcroft named Captain of Victorian 15 years and under boys team At the Jumper Presentation held on 11 July, Will Ashcroft was named Captain of the Victorian Schoolboys team for 15 years and under. Under his lead, the team will represent School Sports Victoria at the School Sport Australia Football Championship in Launceston from […]

Coaching Experience – Years 11 & 6

It is a joy to watch the Year 11 student coaches and Year 6 coachees engage in deep conversation as they make their way from Chapel at St. Andrew’s to the Wellbeing Centre on Fridays.  After some familiarisation activities early this term, the student coaches have led their coachee through conversations to establish a personal […]

Mark Dowley: A Rising Star

Congratulations to Mark, who has been recognised as one of 20 ‘up and coming trailblazers’ nationwide in The Educator’s Rising Star awards for 2019. Since joining BGS in 2017 as the Director of Staff Development, Mark has been instrumental in implementing the School’s cutting-edge Instructional Coaching Program from ELC to VCE. Mark has improved, and […]

‘Unlock the Dance’

The Legacy Project formally began in 2017 with the purpose of developing culture through the student leadership group. Last year, the Prefects created and led with the theme of ‘As One’ and ‘A better man today than I was yesterday’. Although these messages have not been forgotten and will continue to be echoed by our […]

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 […]

Rising to the Challenges

Year 8 boys from Rofe, School and Hancock houses followed in the footsteps of Armstrong, Crowther and Dixon this week by making the journey out to the ancient lands of Gariwerd (the Grampians) to experience the wildflower season. The weather has been cooler and a little wetter, but that hasn’t stopped a number of our […]

Dylan Alcott (OB 2008) wins the US Open

Dylan Alcott (OB 2008) has won the US Open wheelchair quad singles title over the world number 1, David Wagner. This is Dylan’s second US Open and his sixth Grand Slam singles titles. This one was particularly testing for Dylan because rain forced the match to be moved to a practice court and spectators were […]