Category: Secondary School

The Age newspaper has released its annual Schools that Excel series, highlighting schools that achieved outstanding improvement in their 2020 VCE results. It shows how all Victorian schools fared over the last 10 years in terms of average VCE student performance (median VCE subject study score), the percentage of high achievers (students with subject study […]

We welcome Simon Angus who has been appointed Deputy Headmaster and Head of Secondary School at Brighton Grammar, commencing this term.

On Friday, two teams competed for the first time in The Ethics Olympiad, a competition of international standing. The students were rigorously judged by exacting academics from a range of international university philosophy departments for a full day in four separate competitions, where they exercised their skills in philosophical deliberation over a range of contemporary […]

F1 in schools

May 6th, 2021 by Michele Fisher

Members are BGS students James Mitchell (Year 11), Jenson Galvin (Year 10) and James Tan (Year 9) and past student Ayrton D’Alessandro (Year 10) who was a member at the state finals prior to moving to New Zealand. Each year, more than 17,000 schools in 51 nations take on the challenge of developing the world’s […]

Melissa (pictured above) and Shin will use the grant to develop a new Year 9 unit of work, The Art of Kendo.  It uses a new learning approach where students learn a subject and a second language concurrently. This learning strategy encourages students to develop 21st Century skills, including the ability to think critically, be […]

Congratulations to our Division 1 and Division 2 Sailing teams who achieved the remarkable feat of both being crowned Victorian School Team Sailing Champions on Sunday. After three days battling a vast array of weather conditions, it all came down to the final race of the championships for both teams who showed nerves of steel […]

Today we are awarding academic colours to honour those boys who have worked hard and prioritised their academics to be in the top 10% of their year levels for last year. They have made sacrifices and put in a lot of time and effort to achieve this. In general, the boys who perform the best […]

Rising Stars are young up-and-coming leaders in the education sector (from Prep to Year 12) who, according to The Educator, demonstrate effective leadership, innovation and achievement in their career to date. Katie was nominated for her work last year as a Head of Years 7-8 and her ability to foster a high-performance learning environment amongst […]

Last week, our seven MITS Alumni boys accompanied Headmaster Ross Featherston to the MITS boarding house on Richmond Hill for a special announcement from the Treasurer, Josh Frydenburg. The Treasurer announced a further $10 million of funding for the construction of a new alumni boarding house which is expected to begin soon. The BGS boys […]

As we quickly approach the start of the new school year, I greatly encourage all boys to hit the ground running from the start of this term. I have learnt over my school journey that it is vital to make a positive start to the year, as it will not only prevent you from falling […]