Category: Creative Arts

Connor (OB 2012) unfortunately passed from brain cancer in 2013. His mother Liz, brother Nick (OB 2014 and a former Art recipient prize winner) Headmaster Ross Featherston, Deputy Headmaster and Head of Secondary School Dr Rachel Horton and I formed the judging panel. Liz and Nick were taken aback by the quality of the entries […]

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Zac’s Stop Motion Animation film produced in his Creative Design and Technology class was nominated as one representative of Brighton Grammar School for this competition.  His film ‘Isolation: The Hunk, The Chunk and The Drunk,’ was well developed, demonstrating three potential scenarios affecting individuals in lockdown. The ISV 2020 Film Festival opened for screening on […]

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This week, Year 7 boys received a special delivery in the post to inspire them to be creative with their off-screen time. The ‘Mystery Bag Design Challenge’, a bag of miscellaneous design and arts materials accompanied with a creative guidebook, allows the boys to think ‘outside of the bag’ for possible solutions to a number […]

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August 11th, 2020 by Michele Fisher

Brighton Grammar’s Head of Art (Years 7–12) Michael Hawkins has won a merit award for his drawing, Student Debt, in the Parkin Drawing Prize, New Zealand’s premier drawing competition. Michael was one of 10 finalists recognised for their work in the nationwide competition. He also sold his artwork, which was on show at the New […]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the cast of the 2020 Year 7-12 Production of Matilda the Musical. After a highly competitive audition process that saw over 150 very brave students showcase their talent over 5 nights, followed by a full dance audition and call-backs, the show has finally been cast. Almost. We […]

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Term 4 kicked off with the annual Creative Arts show, showcasing the artistic talents of Secondary School students. Students and their families had the opportunity to view students’ work from Art, Visual Communication Design and Product Design and Technology (wood) and hear the boys talk about their work and the rationale behind their design projects.

Jared Furtado always knew he’d be a teacher, but the ‘rush’ he gets from performing has drawn him back to the stage. Ten years after his last show (Jerry Springer the Opera at the Sydney Opera House), he has landed a lead role in Chicago the Musical, produced by the Gordon Frost Organisation, opening at […]

Last Friday saw the coming together of the huge cast and crew of Anything Goes for the first Senior Production rehearsal. The Brighton and Firbank Grammar students involved spent some time mingling and catching up at the beginning, before getting to the business of learning the titular song: ‘Anything Goes’. After a couple of hours, […]

iDesign is landing – literally – on the Crowther Oval at 12.15pm on Thursday 11 October, when one of the judges, Christopher Ride (managing director of Interactive), will arrive by helicopter to watch the Year 8s present their projects. It’s an exciting time for the boys and their mentors as they reveal the designs they’ve […]

On Saturday 11 August, Brighton Grammar teamed up with Firbank Grammar to enter a ‘Theatre Sports’ improvisation competition. We had two Firbank teams in the intermediate and two mixed Brighton/Firbank teams in the senior category. After some fantastic efforts from student at both schools, we took home 1st place in both the intermediate and senior categories. […]

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