Category: Student Achievement

Year 10 students Alex Rico, Cameron McIntyre and Jorge Houridis have been accepted into the prestigious Monash Scholars program offered by Monash University to high achieving secondary school students. Dr Rachel Horton, Deputy Headmaster, Head of Secondary School, congratulated the boys on achieving a place in the Monash Scholars Class of 2020-2022, which provides them […]

Technology has brought us closer to many of the great museums and galleries of the world, and Melbourne’s NGV is no exception. The VCE Season of Excellence – Top Arts celebrates the best work from VCE Art students across a range of artistic mediums. COVID-19 has meant the exhibition has been brought online this year, […]

Joining the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus for a virtual performance of ‘Waltzing Maltilda’ was a community choir that included Will Fearn (Year 9). Will’s voice as a tenor can be heard about the 2 minute mark, as for seeing Will? The clue is he’s wearing a yellow t-shirt. Well done Will for being part of […]

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.