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Phyl is 103 years old. She loves doing crosswords. Andy Nie (Year 11) painted Phyl for the exhibition ‘100 portraits of 100 year olds’ (as part of the Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers). Andy first met Phyl, along with her daughter Lib, in August at the RSL Care where Phyl resides. He learnt a lot […]

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F1 in Schools is an international STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) competition for school children. Groups of 3–6 students are required to design and manufacture a miniature ‘car’ out of the official F1 Model Block using computer-aided design tools. The project is highly integrated, involving aspects of project management, engineering, design, marketing, finance and trade display. At the end […]

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The Year 9s have been off-site on Sea Change experiences in various locations over the past fortnight. A small group of boys chose to undertake an art-based experience at Berendale School, which caters to students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. Throughout their week-long experience, our boys teamed up with Ashley Ronning, our Artist in […]

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e-commerce trail-blazer Maggie Zhou, Managing Director for Alibaba Australia and NZ, was the guest speaker at our BGS Breakfast Bios event on Tuesday. Maggie wowed the audience of 160 guests (parents, Old Boys, staff and sponsors) with the sheer scale and numbers around the 19-year-old online retail giant, which is arguably the largest e-commerce company […]

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