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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 […]

Big Fella Camp Reflections 2

As we quickly approach the start of the new school year, I greatly encourage all boys to hit the ground running from the start of this term. I have learnt over my school journey that it is vital to make a positive start to the year, as it will not only prevent you from falling […]

Archie’s nod to Will Murray

Of all articles written about the AFL draft, this one is special, and we’re glad it has been captured on the record. The story of BGS footy for the past 6 years is very much Will Murray’s (Year 12) story, and those keen-eyed members of the school community would have seen Will there with Archie […]

Words of wisdom from celebrated Old Boys

Peter Harvie (OB 1957) These are strange times, in uncharted seas. Yet opportunities exist and sometimes are magnified in challenging social and economic environments. These times will pass but you should not wait until easier times to put your personal targets (and often dreams) into practice. Above all, look after your families, your friends and […]

Will talks about Mental Health

BGS Old Boy Will Pucovski speaks on the Athlete Diaries Podcast.

Being Active at Home

During distance learning, the Strength and Conditioning department, with the Physical Education team, played an important role in keeping the boys physically active. The focus was on offering a range of activities that students could do at home to maintain a mentally and physically healthy lifestyle, rather than sports performance. We produced over 50 online […]

Ready to Learn

On your mark, get set and ready to learn. With the start of Term 2 it is books out, devices charged and sport uniforms on as we enter BGS Distance Learning 2.0. Much work has been done to apply our Effective Learner Model to distance learning. As always, the boys have embraced the challenges with […]

Mark Dowley: A Rising Star

Congratulations to Mark, who has been recognised as one of 20 ‘up and coming trailblazers’ nationwide in The Educator’s Rising Star awards for 2019. Since joining BGS in 2017 as the Director of Staff Development, Mark has been instrumental in implementing the School’s cutting-edge Instructional Coaching Program from ELC to VCE. Mark has improved, and […]