Category: Secondary School

BGS and FGS Year 7 and Year 8 students met at Firbank recently to discuss their love of books at the Combined Book Club, The book club is a recent initiative for students at both schools to continue to get together and cross exchange their ideas, Students meet once a term and the Term 4 […]

The recent MITS Annual Gala was a night of celebration for the MITS community that recognised the journey and achievements of both the current and past MITS alumni. The facilities, support, strong and ongoing relationships and commitment to helping the MITS students develop and achieve their own goals are inspiring. As partners of MITS, Brighton […]

On Valedictory Day, we celebrated the achievements and successes of our VCE students at a special prize giving assembly. Headmaster Ross Featherston, guest speaker and Old Brighton Grammarian David Russell and Chairman Peter Ickeringill presented book prizes to our award winners, see list (PDF).

Prof Martyn Hook, Dean of the School of Architecture & Urban Design at RMIT, came to BGS to offer our VCD students a glimpse into the exciting and growing design industry. Students gained invaluable information about tertiary study, application techniques and the influence of technology on current design courses. They also learned about the career […]

The Year 10-12 international student cohort from BGS and Firbank Grammar got together recently to share ideas and lunch in the Atrium.  International student captains from both schools organised the event which included a barbeque lunch and games which were a lot of fun.  Over 60 students took part which shows that international students regard […]

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Students from Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) experienced a day at BGS, ably guided by Cecil and Calvin (Year 8).  The boys had a kick on the Crowther Oval, met with our Head of Secondary School, Dr Horton, created colourful slime in Science with Mr Hollingsworth and undertook a conditioning circuit in Annandale Gym to […]

Last week, 20 boys in Year 9 took part in the inaugural Environmental Melbourne Service Program.  Whilst aimed initially at educating the boys on sustainability as a whole, it evolved into something much more.  Armed with their new-found knowledge and a driving passion for change, the week concluded with the boys presenting their Environmental wisdom […]

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Both Brighton Grammar and Firbank are Lead Respectful Relationships Schools. The core focus on all our combined activities is to ensure students extend their knowledge of the foundations of respectful relationships and put them into practice. Today Year 9 students from both schools participated in the TaskForce AWaRE (Alcohol: Wellbeing and Risk Education) Program where […]

The Legacy Project formally began in 2017 with the purpose of developing culture through the student leadership group. Last year, the Prefects created and led with the theme of ‘As One’ and ‘A better man today than I was yesterday’. Although these messages have not been forgotten and will continue to be echoed by our […]

The first day of Secondary School is a big one for the Year 7s. But the care shown by their Year 8 buddies and the rituals of belonging led by the senior students help to bring the boys together and ease the nerves. No doubt, this day will mark the beginning of some special friendships […]