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Junior School Gala Ball: 7 September

  The BGS Junior Parents’ Group presents ‘Bright Lights, Big City!’ the Brighton Grammar Junior School annual Gala Ball. A fun night for parents to kick off their heels and have a ball.  When: Friday 7 September, 7PM – Midnight Where: Peninsular C, Docklands *Please note due to popular demand, we are now in the bigger […]

The ‘Why’ of BGS Outdoor Education

In my first year as the Head of Outdoor Education at Brighton Grammar, I have learnt that BGS not only talks about a three-cornered learning partnership (school, student, parent), but it continuously works towards the mutual benefit of all three partners.  Embracing this partnership, I had the pleasure of meeting with the BGS Parents Association to […]

The end is in sight

Whilst the school year is not quite done, this is my final Newsletter. As always, it is satisfying to review the year that has (almost) been. Although it is impossible to capture all that has been achieved in 2017, I have been very pleased with our continued focus on the core business of teaching and […]

End-of-year time management

This week’s Melbourne Cup Weekend marks, for me, the start of the run home as we hurtle towards our 7 December completion. So much happens between our return to School next Wednesday and the first week of December that our boys have little choice but to be alert to ‘the little things’. I invite Middle […]

Connor’s Run, Five Years On

Five years ago, Robert Connor Dawes returned to BGS after seven months of brain cancer treatment.  He was so proud to be back with friends in his School uniform. And now, five years on, we’re proud to be running the fifth Connor’s Run – an incredible achievement that would not have been possible without the kindness and […]