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Secondary School Thursday 6 September 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Award-winning innovation On Monday, The Educator’s Innovative Schools Awards 2018 were announced and Brighton Grammar’s iDesign program was recognised as a leader in innovative education. Under the leadership of Jamie Watson, for eight years now, our Year 8 students have participated in iDesign, an initiative that involves […]

Secondary School Thursday 30 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Another sign we are on the right track with academics This morning, we received our 2018 NAPLAN results (parents of Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 boys will receive their son’s individual results soon). NAPLAN results are not an all-encompassing tool of measurement and do not tell […]

World Class Journey – NZ

Part of the Brighton Grammar B2M Year 10 Program this South Island winter adventure has been designed to showcase the best of NZ’s winter landscapes, from coastal sounds and green valley forests to snow-covered mountains. This teacher-made video presents some highlights of the 2018 Journey. More information: brightongrammar.vic.edu.au/learnwithus/our-school/b2m-year-10-2019/

Secondary School Thursday 23 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston As you know, a great deal of thought and effort has gone into refreshing our academic uniform over the past couple of years. Our Uniform Review Steering Committee, led by designer Jonathan Ward, has looked into every aspect of the uniform to ensure that we obtained the […]

Secondary School 16 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Coming to BGS Demand for places at BGS has increased sharply over the past couple of years. We have now reached record enrolment levels across the whole School – an indication, I believe, that we are on the right track. So, it is more important than ever […]

Junior School Thursday 9 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston We all have a voice Without a doubt, the highlight of my week was being in the audience for our Choral Concert on Tuesday afternoon at St Andrew’s. In particular, there was something quite stirring about seeing and hearing all 157 Year 7 boys and all 165 […]

Secondary School Thursday 9 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston We all have a voice Without a doubt, the highlight of my week was being in the audience for our Choral Concert on Tuesday afternoon at St Andrew’s. In particular, there was something quite stirring about seeing and hearing all 157 Year 7 boys and all 165 […]

Secondary School 2 August 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Some changes to BGS Sport As you know, last term, I commissioned a review of our Year 7–12 co-curricular sports program. Thanks to the 480 Secondary School parents and the 240 Secondary School boys who completed the Sports Review Survey and to the parents, staff and boys […]

Secondary School Thursday 21 June

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Three thought pieces, the term that was – and holidays Last week, I read three articles that all reflect in a positive light the work we are already doing at BGS. The first, titled ‘Students’ stress levels up and confidence down’ and published in The Australian,1 indicates […]

Secondary School Thursday 7 June 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Awareness, understanding and advancing reconciliation It is a pleasure to write to you from Pormpuraaw, an Indigenous community on the western side of the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland. Currently, a small group of BGS Year 6 boys and staff are staying and working with the local […]