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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 […]

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 […]