BGS at a glance

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Snapshot of BGS

Founded in 1882, Brighton Grammar School (BGS) is an Anglican school for boys that is passionate about developing, inspiring and guiding each boy on his journey to adulthood.


Ross P Featherston B.A., Dip Ed., MEd.

Our values underpin all we do

Passion: for teaching and learning
Respect: for people and everything around us
Integrity: in behaviour and decision making
Accountability: for our actions, contributions and achievements

School Structure

Brighton Grammar is a mid-sized, Anglican, single-campus boys’ school of approximately 1360 students from ELC to VCE. The School is divided into two discrete areas:

Junior School – ELC to Year 6
Secondary School  – Years 7 to 12

Our campus

Brighton is a leafy bayside suburb located 20 minutes south of the Melbourne CBD.

Our spacious three-hectare campus is located 200 metres from Port Phillip Bay and Brighton Beach and includes many outstanding sports, performing arts and academic facilities.

The School is well serviced with buses and is a five-minute walk from Middle Brighton Railway Station.

Student numbers

ELC – 80 boys
Junior School – 360 boys
Secondary School (Years 7–12) – 1050 boys
Total – approximately 1500 boys

Our sister school

We enjoy a close relationship with Firbank Grammar, adding an important dimension for the boys to many of our activities.