Category: Around the school

There is something wonderful about multiple generations attending the same school. When you arrive on your first day as a second, third or fourth generation BGS student, there is already an affinity with the place, knowing that family members have gone before you. You’ve heard stories, you know what house they were in. It’s a […]

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Last Thursday 14 February was St Valentine’s Day, and the Secondary School celebrated with Library Lovers’ Day. Staff and students were invited to have a blind date with a book. Books were wrapped in brown paper and students and staff were asked to borrow by reading the blurb without unwrapping it until they got home. Hopefully, […]

For the Centenary of Armistice, we were privileged to have Bob Elworthy AM (President of the Victorian Branch of the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia) give the address at the Remembrance Day Chapel. He spoke of honouring the dead while still fighting for the living. He encouraged everyone to reach out and touch a name […]

The annual BGS vs Firbank Grammar Prefects’ Netball game was as entertaining as ever this year. Firbank’s superior netball skills were evident and even the boys’ skirts weren’t enough to get them over the line. Congratulations on the win, Firbank, and well done to players and spectators alike for the wonderful spirit of the game.

This weekend the BGS 1st XVIII will play Melbourne Grammar School and to celebratie the LGBT community with our second annual APS Pride game. It is brave to show your feelings in any situation even more so with whom you love when you know it may be met with adversity from your community. Our school […]

As we wrap up 2017, we farewell the following staff, who have held leadership roles within the School. I thank these staff for the guidance their have provided within their respective areas and wish them well for their next adventure: Jeremy Martin, Head of Middle School Natalie van Wetering, Director of Marketing and Communications Deanne […]

The fifth Connor’s Run took place on Sunday 17 September, a perfect spring day. BGS volunteers (students, parents and staff) were up early to help run a water station. Ross Featherston carried an extra 5kg in line with his pledge. The Brighton Grammar MS team was the fourth-highest fundraiser (with $4637), and in total, the […]

Last week we supported Brain Week in honour of the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation, a cause close to the hearts of everyone in the BGS community. On Thursday, our Senior and Middle School students held a casual clothes day, wearing something grey and donating a gold coin to ‘#GoGreyInMay’. The Middle School boys sold RCD merchandise to help […]

The end of term is always a time to celebrate – none more so than for our Year 12 students who spent their last night of Term 1 celebrating at their formal at the The International in Brighton. It was a wonderful night with nearly 270 guests in attendance. The night began with a welcome […]

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