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Jack Carlson (Year 12) is one of six BGS students donating their time to ‘Paint Your Case for a Cause’. The event, organised by the Magical Getaway Foundation in collaboration with our School, is raising awareness that 1 in 3 Aussie kids have never been on a holiday – not even a weekend away. The […]

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The Legacy Project is the main leadership initiative in the Senior School. Throughout this year the student leadership group has been working with international best-selling author James Kerr (Legacy: 15 Lessons in Leadership). The Project aims to foster a school culture based around the principles of high performance (using organisations like Team Britain, the All […]

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Last week, the Year 7 boys heard from two special guests: Jamie Howden from the Cathy Freeman Foundation and Sally Treacy from Projec10. Jamie is a BGS Old Boy and CEO of the Cathy Freeman Foundation. He described what he remembers about life in the Middle School and what inspired him to become involved in […]

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At the Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Morning last week, the Lower Primary boys played host, serving their guests a delicious morning tea. The Year 2s, who have been working on vocabulary building, knew that some of their grandparents loved crossword puzzles – so we brought out the puzzles and pencils! Much discussion and a lot […]

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Wayne Schwass, the former AFL footballer who lived with depression for 12 years in silence, was very positive about BGS and our attempts to deal with the tough issues at last week’s BGS parent seminar on mental illness. He started his presentation by declaring: “You are lucky. This school gets it. Yes, this school gets […]

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