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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 […]

Secondary School Thursday 10 May 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Bring a Dream to Life Last June, I was astounded by the way our community came together to support the Annual Appeal. We had 431 members of the BGS community make donations, large and small, within the 24-hour window set aside for giving. It was an extraordinary […]

Connor’s Run 2018

Let’s come together ‘As One’ to support Connor’s Run 2018 and change the odds for young people facing brain cancer. All Year 9 boys will be participating as part of the Year 9/10 B2M program, and we want as many other members of the BGS community to join us. If you don’t want to run […]

Secondary School Thursday 26 April 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Selwyn Noall: ANZAC and Old Brighton Grammarian Each year as part of our ANZAC Day Chapel Service, I read out the names of the 118 Old Brighton Grammarians who paid the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives serving in our defence forces. It is a humbling experience. […]

Secondary School Thursday 19 April 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston A new term awaits Welcome back to a new term. On a number of occasions over the break, I was reminded of the importance of balance and wellbeing in our lives. I reflected on how important it is that our boys are healthy physically, spiritually and mentally. […]

Secondary School Thursday 22 March 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Celebrating our history – and the Crowther Oval shapes up One of the joys of being a school that has a 136-year history is making this history relevant to the current students. This week in the Secondary School, we did just that by helping our most senior […]

Junior School Thursday 8 March 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Grit on the Tennis Court and in the Great South West It was a pleasure to watch our Firsts Tennis team take on Haileybury last Saturday. The entire match was played as we like our sport played, with great competitiveness, excellent team spirit and a high level […]

Secondary School Thursday 8 March 2018

A Word from the Headmaster – Ross Featherston Grit on the Tennis Court and in the Great South West It was a pleasure to watch our Firsts Tennis team take on Haileybury last Saturday. The entire match was played as we like our sport played, with great competitiveness, excellent team spirit and a high level […]