Category: Student Achievement

Jenson Galvin, Year 8, pictured above left, has been named the winner of the DAV (Debating Association of Victoria) Junior Secondary Public Speaking Grand Final. This is a state wide competition, with three rounds of competition, and a field of over 100 students. Jenson delivered an entertaining prepared speech on ‘Good things come to those […]

Congratulations to Cameron McIntyre who has been awarded a Swannie as best speaker in his grade and region in the 2019 Schools Competition. To achieve this award, Cameron had the highest average speaker score after completing at least three debates in the season. This is a terrific achievement and we are very proud of Cameron’s […]

In the holiday break, Matty competed at the 2019 Optimist Asian and Oceanian sailing championship in Oman. After finishing eighth overall from 141 boats, he was awarded Oceanian Champion. His team, TeamAUS1, also won the Oceanian Team Racing title. Great effort Matty.  

At just 17, Craig Marais (Year 11) is the youngest player ever to be selected to join the HC Melbourne men’s hockey team. The team will compete in the national Hockey One League next month and Craig will play alongside the world’s best hockey players. Craig has been offered a full scholarship with VIS which […]

Congrats to Ben Sexton (Year 11) and Spencer Wood (Year 11) who have been named in Cricket Victoria’s Metro U17 State Squad. A huge achievement to make it into the 14-player squad. The team will represent Victoria in a national tournament later this month where they will compete against the best U17 cricketers in the […]

Update: With two top 10 finishes at international regattas recently, Matty is now ranked in the top 25 junior sailors in the world.   The trophy cabinet is glistening with Brighton Grammar being formally awarded the John Middleton Trophy and State School Teams Racing Trophy once again being returned to our collection.   In addition […]

This was the first international sailing trip for Kylan and his teammate, Tom, and all the training at home meant they brought excellent boat speed, team work and fitness to the competition. The boys raced in the Polish National Championships to get to know the local conditions and experience sailing in a big fleet. At […]

Year 11 student, Craig Marais and 2018 School Captain Brad Marais were presented with an Olympic flag by Olympian Melissa Tapper in recognition for representing Australia in the Hockey 5s at the 2018 Youth Olympics. The event, held in Argentina last October, saw Australia finish fifth out of 16 teams. Both Craig and Brad continue […]

The annual Premier’s VCE Awards were presented on 15 May 2018. Study Awards were awarded to two of our students based on their performance in the 2017 VCE. 2017 School Captain Benjamin Durkin received perfect scores of 50 in both English and Global Politics. Jack Haobin Liu (Year 12) received a perfect score of 50 […]

The aim of the Youth in Philanthropy program is to inspire young people to use their enthusiasm, creativity and energy to begin a life-long commitment to giving through activities that have a positive impact on the communities in which they live and will, one day, work. These Year 10 boys have been working with the […]