Category: Special guest visitor

Author visit

May 25th, 2021 by Michele Fisher

Will discussed with Year 8 all aspects of his writing career, from the beginning of his career to writing The First Third, and beyond. His speech was very funny and enjoyed by all. The First Third, it turns out, is largely based on Will’s life. Plenty of the events and the characters of Hayley, Lucas, […]

Year 3, 4 and 5 boys were treated to a concert by renowned indigenous singer and songwriter Kutcha Edwards in March. Kutcha told the boys of his story, his family and how he was part of the stolen generation. Through his songs, boys learn’t that indigenous music is not just a form of self-expression but […]

Celebrated wordsmith, Steven Herrick, delighted our Year 7 and 8 boys with his second Author Visit to Brighton Grammar this week, his quick wit and wacky poetry performance captivating us all from first verse. Whilst sharing background details about the characters, setting and plot of his verse-novel The Simple Gift, currently being studied in Year […]

The Middle and Senior School boys came together for a special assembly this week to hear Holly Ransom, millennial business entrepreneur, G20 Youth Summit Chair, Australian ‘100 Most Influential Women’ inductee, CEO, law/commerce graduate, ironman endurance athlete and board member of the Port Adelaide Football Club (the youngest board member ever) – all at 27 […]

Not everything in life comes easily – you have to have the grit to follow your dream if matters to you, and push through setbacks.  Former Collingwood FC Captain Nick Maxwell delivered this message to all Year 7 to 12 boys at a special assembly this week. Drawing on anecdotes from his own life, Nick […]

Four times world boxing champ Danny Green took a break from training to address the BGS boys about his ground-breaking Stop the Coward Punch campaign. During his presentation to more than 700+ Year 7 to 12 boys, Danny made it very clear that if you sidle up from behind and crack a guy with an […]

Ted's Camera store founder Ted Todd speaks to Year 6 about his journey of migration

Ted, a masterful story teller, wove humour and drama into his account of growing up in war torn Hungry and his family’s journey to Australia via refugee camps in Austria when he was 15.  Ted, was invited to BGS by Year 6 boy Henry Williams, who chose Ted as the subject of his research project […]