BGSB Sports Campaign – update

When you now come to School you will see that we’ve starting building work on the old sports surfaces near to the sports hall. I am delighted to tell you that we are now starting work on our new 3G pitch, a fabulous new Multi Use Games Area and 50m sprint and long jump track. […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School, week ending 8.7.16

Housepoints   Weekly Winners:   Exitus: Saifullah Rashid (211) Transitus II: Frank Lowery (96) Transitus I: Yousuf SAlim (69) Introitus: Eddie Song & Oliver Marshall (60)   Termly Winners:   Exitus: James Bluer 542 Trans II: Ayo Dare 735 Trans I: George Lee 567 Introitus: Oliver Marshall: 1422   Boys of the Week   Congratulations […]

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award  Final Expedition to the Peak Districtk

On Thursday 30 June, myself and the rest of the students involved in the silver Duke of Edinburgh award, accompanied by: Mr Eastham, Mr Newbury, Miss Bailey, Mr Dennis and Mr Hailwood, embarked on our final assessed expedition to the Peak District. We reached our destination via the school mini bus, in which we also […]

Sports Report: Week ending 18 June 2016

Cricket All fixtures on Saturday were against AKS.   AKS batted first against the U14s and a good partnership from their opening pair saw them quickly build up a good score. A number of extras also helped them along to reach a total of 87 runs. A special mention should go to Joe Carter and […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School

What’s been happening in the Junior School.   Housepoints   Boys of the Week   Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold-Afan Arshad, for beautiful behaviour and being very helpful in the classroom. Year 3 Orange-Luke Houston, for a great start to life at the Junior […]


On Friday the 24 June, four boys from the second year (James Bishop, Alex Baker, Joseph Atkinson and Zachary Warnock-Treece) participated in the Salter’s Institute Festival of Chemistry in which various schools from around England attempted challenges to compete for 1st place. The day started when we entered a lecture hall for a briefing of […]

DofE Awards

DofE Gold Expedition   Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 June   On Wednesday 22 June, fourteen Lower Sixth boys set out on a four-day Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition to Snowdonia. We spent the first night in Conwy enjoying fish and chips before continuing to our first campsite apprehensive and excited for the trek to […]

What Being Captain of School Means to me: Sam Sweeny

Sam Sweeny, Captain of School for 2016-17 In the 2010-2011 academic year I was able to, for the first time, call myself a student of Bury Grammar School Boys, having joined from a small primary school in Heywood as the only pupil who applied. Prior to my first year I once was in a position […]

What Being Vice Captain of School Means to me: Ben Crofts

Ben Crofts, Vice Captain of School for 2016-17 At the age of just four I began my time at Bury Grammar School, thirteen years later I never would have thought that I’d be accepting the respected role of Vice Captain of school. I have always been involved with sport, particularly rugby and swimming, and am […]


Able, Gifted and Talent PE trip to Carrington   On Tuesday 22nd June Alex Baker, Oliver Dufton, Joseph Bangbala and Aaron Ebbs took part in the PSV Eindhoven Roadshow event at Bury FC’s new training facility at Carrington the former home of Manchester City FC. All four boys took part in a variety of drills […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School

Housepoints   Boys of the Week No Boys of the Week this week due to Sports Day and the Leavers’ Assembly.   Sport BJSSA 5 – a – Side Monday and Wednesday saw the group nights of the annual five a side tournament take place on Buckley Wells. On Monday the year five team won […]