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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 […]

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 […]

Sweeping the sheds

From the famous book Legacy by James Kerr that details the habits and beliefs of one of the most successful teams in sport, to ‘Sweep the Sheds’ is to ‘never be too big to do the small things that need to be done’. Boys were asked to:      1    Cook dinner (give your parents the […]

Ready to Learn

On your mark, get set and ready to learn. With the start of Term 2 it is books out, devices charged and sport uniforms on as we enter BGS Distance Learning 2.0. Much work has been done to apply our Effective Learner Model to distance learning. As always, the boys have embraced the challenges with […]

Tonners in the Hanger

These BGS students visited The Hanger at Essendon Football club recently as part of the association that Essendon’s Next Generation Football Academy enjoys with the Tiwi Islands.  The visit included checking out the facility, watching team training, and having a kick with the Academy coaches. Old Boy and Essendon player Andrew McGrath made sure the […]

Swim Camp

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!

Ballarat Regatta 2020

In the first hit-out of the year at the Ballarat Regatta on Saturday, it’s been a promising row from the BGS rowing crews, including 1st places in: Under 21 Pair Final and C Final, Under 21 Coxed Quad Scull and School Coxed Four Open Division 1. Well done boys. Go Tonners!