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Special training jersey for football boys

To mark National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), BGS held a special Chapel service today and on Saturday we host Geelong Grammar on the Crowther Oval for the APS Sport Football Indigenous Round. Through the Dalziel Club, BGS footballers from Years 7 – 12 have been given a special training jersey this year. […]

JS House Swimming

Prep to Year 6 boys had completed their five week swimming program during Physical Education lessons, and were keen to show off their skills in a carnival environment. On Thursday, the Prep to Year 2 boys kicked off proceedings with House colours decking the corridors in the morning and many boys eager to represent their […]

A Journey of Discovery

Year 9 families were privy to a small glimpse of what the boys and outdoor educators undertook over the previous nine days on a journey over three connected yet unique landscapes, utilising three modes of transport in the southwest corner of Victoria.  Going into its seventh year in 2022, the GSWJ has become part of […]

Introducing your new House Captains

The BGS House system unites boys across the year levels and forges friendship and belonging, whether it be in a house, academic or sporting team or sharing a tent with fellow house members. For House Captains, it’s a big responsibility to lead an important aspect of student life. We hereby introduce your House Captains for […]

Sailing Recognition Awards

We wholeheartedly congratulate Year 12 student Harrison Chapman (pictured above) and Old Boy Ethan O’Brien for their outstanding Sailing achievements beyond BGS. Harrison Chapman (Year 12 and Captain of Sailing) is the joint-winner of the 2021 Youth Sailor of the Year Award (Victoria). Together with his crewman James Jackson (Peninsula Grammar School), Harrison produced excellent […]

Old Boy wins Tennis Golden Slam

He created tennis history by winning all four wheelchair tennis majors – the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and now the US Open – and a Paralympic gold medal (his second) in the one year. It was Dylan’s second US Open singles title and 15th Grand Slam singles title. Dylan’s achievements aren’t restricted to the […]

Breakfast with Brendon Gale

Please join us at our next online BGS Business Breakfast on Friday, 17 September to hear Brendon Gale, CEO of the Richmond Football Club, in conversation with our Headmaster, Ross Featherston. In a professional career spanning 12 years, Brendon played an impressive 244 AFL games with the Richmond Football Club. After retiring from football, Brendon […]

Rugby Kicks Off

The U14, U15 and U16 BGS rugby team launch was marked by a special visit by the Melbourne Rebel’s Steve Cummins who spoke to the boys and presented them with showbags and balls provided by our awesome BGS Rugby Parents Group. As we head into a long cold winter sport season full of training and […]

Swimmers and Divers inspire

With 86 boys competing for 45 places on the swim team, every spot had been hotly contested. Four Year 6 boys were identified by new coach Gus Barnes through the School Sport Victoria regionals, making the BGS team one of the youngest entered. On the night, six APS records were broken and 26 BGS boys […]

House Colours: a badge of honour

After some searching, I found my name under the purple banner of Rofe and next minute was being transported by a fellow year 12 Rofer to my tutor group. This is one of the most special things about being in a House as it connects an 18-year-old boy about to finish his final year of […]