Category: Student Achievement

Congratulations to Lucas Wright (Year 12), who on Sunday won the Black Opal 400m final, one the biggest 400m races in Australia! Well done too for Tom Morehouse, senior Maths teacher and BGS Aths coach who 12 months ago also coached the 2019 Stawell Gift winner. Read more: http://bit.ly/2vRVBJt

Congratulations to Daniel Meekin (Year 7) on reaching new heights, being awarded Gymnastics Victoria 2019 Trampoline Levels Gymnast of the Year. Daniel will compete in the Australian Championships later this year representing Victoria. Well done!

Congratulations to Henry Pearson (Year 10) on his selection to the State’s Under 15 Cricket team to compete at the national championships to be held in Ballarat next month. Henry is one of just 14 players selected to the Vic Metro U15 squad which is a wonderful achievement. We wish him and the team well […]

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 […]

Jenson Galvin (Year 8) won the DAV (Debating Association of Victoria) Junior Secondary Public Speaking Grand Final tonight at St Leonard’s College. 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 who wait’ and […]

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 […]