Category: Community Service

The final week of Term 2 saw the BGS community rally together to donate over $6000 in much needed food items as part of the Ute Full of Food program. The team at St Mark’s in Fitzroy was overjoyed at the generosity of BGS, as the donations made a very real and immediate impact for those […]

Pen pal program

June 3rd, 2020 by Michele Fisher

Brighton Grammar has for many years now enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with elderly residents of The Crescent opposite Secondary School, with BGS boys volunteering in a variety of roles, such as IT support, choristers and musicians, over the years.  With social distancing regulations imposed in recent months, and with many of the residents having no […]

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 […]

Our Christmas Appeal totalled over $9000 worth of donations and we as a community should be very proud. I would like to thank every student, parent and staff member who has contributed to Ute Full of Food this year. To be a part of a team that works together to improve the quality of life […]

BGS Keep Cup

October 16th, 2019 by Michele Fisher

Sometimes the solution to solving massive issues like climate change can be found in our day-to-day actions, not just the huge decisions made by Prime Ministers and Presidents. Students have started a BGS Eco-Club to encourage boys to chip away at the School’s carbon footprint through simple projects that will guide the School to a […]

Best friends Ethan Calcatjicos and Stirling Findlay, both Year 10 boys, recently had a joint 16th birthday. Instead of gifts, the Year 10 boys from Brighton Grammar asked guests attending to bring $10 to donate to the Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation.  Ethan and Stirling, through their initiative and the generosity of their friends and […]

A band of student volunteers, from Years 7–12, were hard at work after school on Tuesday making over 1000 sandwiches in aid of Eat Up, a program that makes and delivers lunches to kids in need. Supporting the students at the busy sandwich production lines were BGS staff – Dr Rachel Horton, Simone Lewis, Christian […]

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Samuel Johnson OAM has enjoyed a successful career as an actor, radio presenter, voiceover artist and philanthropist. He won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Television of 2017. Samuel and his sister Connie founded Love Your Sister to support cancer research and eradication. Connie survived cancer twice since her first diagnosis at the […]

Since 1945, the ‘Frankston Camp’ (no longer held in Frankston, but at Campaspe Downs in Kyneton) has been a highlight of the BGS calendar. The four-day camp brings together boys of various ages from BGS and Berendale Secondary Special School. It is believed to be the longest-running camp for children with disabilities in Australia. The […]

Eight Year 10 boys had the privilege of attending the Youth Grant Makers Forum held on Wednesday March 8th at the Melbourne Town Hall. The Forum was a mix of program information, guest speakers, networking activities and a Grant Making workshop. The boys now must select the category they wish to target and can either […]