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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 […]

Take the 14 day lego challenge

Take the Challenge! See how many of the Lego creations you can build within 14 days. Challenge your brother or sister, play by yourself or compete online with a friend. The only rule is to use your imagination (and have fun). See if you can work your way through these daily challenges and let your […]

Matthew Lloyd

Matthew Lloyd is an Australian professional road cyclist racer. During his time at Brighton Grammar, Matthew was a Prefect, Vice-Captain of Boats, a member of the First XVIII and a Cadet Under Officer. Matthew was also a member of the School Orchestra, Concert Band and Grammarian Educational Team. After finishing his education at BGS, Matthew received an Australian Institute […]

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 […]

Peter Wilson Yates AM

Peter’s career began in investment banking advising on a number of leading commercial transactions, and large scale projects in the transport and telecommunications sectors, and privatisations in Australia. He joined Macquarie Bank in 1985 to work on public company mergers and acquisitions including defending the purchase of BHP from Robert Holmes a Court. Peter acquired […]

Roger Buick Wilson OAM

Since stroking the oars in the first ever First VIII BGS Rowing crew in the APS competition in 1961 Roger has had a passion for rowing. In rowing circles he is known as the ‘voice of rowing’ having commentated at literally hundreds of regattas including at 40 Heads of the River, 39 Kings Cups (the […]

Julien Wiener

Julian joined BGS in Year 1 in 1961 and his sporting prowess was quickly evident. His talent as a batsman and as a clever Aussie Rules full forward culminated in First XI and First XVIII selection in 1971–72. By the time he was completing his business studies at RMIT, he was playing for Prahran’s First […]