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. […]

Sports Report: Week ending 14 May 2016

Cricket On Saturday the U13s and U12s played against Oldham Hulme Grammar School.   The U13s won the toss and decided to bat first. BGSB performed poorly with the bat as Dan Stevens scored 17 runs from 40 balls and was BGSB’s top scorer as they reached 60 runs in 19 overs. BGSB performed much […]

DofE – Clitheroe

31 Boys, 6 Expedition Groups, 6 Staff and a whole bucketful of spring sun greeted the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award training event around Clitheroe last weekend.   By comparison to the previous trip, where the Fourth year boys woke to ice formations on the tents as they camped out in literally sub-zero temperatures, this time […]

DofE Buckingham Palace

DofE Buckingham Palace   Few things in life are as relaxing as spending time in the garden when the sun is shining and you have good company.  However, when that garden is the grounds of Buckingham Palace and that company is colleagues and young adults who have a passion for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School

Housepoints   Year Group Winners   Year Six No competition this week   Year Five Stanley Kearns (103)   Year Four George Lee (98)   Year Three Stefan Jacobs (62)   House Totals (Pupil Average) (House)   Derby             30.7 Kay                 30.2 Hulme             27 Howlett           19 Boys of the Week   Congratulations to the following boys […]

World Challenge Walk

On Saturday 23rd April Joe Patel, Max Edgington, Will Rennison, Sam Sweeney, myself and Oli Mason met up outside Tottington High School with Mr Cassidy and Mr Bishop at a time even earlier than those of sports away games, 7.15am. Even though we met at such an early time in the morning, remembering of course […]


On Wednesday 27th April, a group of ten boys from the Second and Third forms made our way to the University of Manchester for a “TeenTech” event.  At the event we were able to meet technical professionals from a range of companies and had the opportunity to learn about a range of different careers and […]

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-Adam Al-Khafaji, for fantastic division work. Year 3 Orange-Jamie Taylor, for his amazing enthusiasm for all aspects of learning! Year 4 Royal-Ahzam Anwaar, for good shape knowledge. Year 4 Navy-Ian Jarmoszczuk, for positive effort […]

Sports Report: Week ending 7 May 2016

Football On Tuesday 3 May the U13s played Elton High School in the Semi-Final of the Bury Metro Cup. BGSB started hesitantly and moved the ball forwards quickly but lacked the quality needed in the final third to trouble the opposition goalkeeper. This slow start was punished when some simple combination play on the edge […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School, week ending 6.5.16

Housepoints   Boys of the Week   Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week:     Year 3 Gold-Antony Dawson-Dykes, for superb coding in Coding Club and taking his School Council responsibilities very seriously. Year 3 Orange-Hakim Legall, for thoughtful joining in during our class discussion on rights and […]

MFL Trip to UCLan – Worldwise Languages Event

On Wednesday 20 April 44 Fourth Form boys, accompanied by Mr Boyd, Mrs Bradley and Miss Frisby to Preston to visit the University of Central Lancashire for a Worldwise Languages Event. All participating boys study either French or German, or both, at GCSE and some also study Latin and Greek, so it was an opportunity […]