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. […]

Religious Studies: Places of Worship Trip



On Monday 25th April, all first form boys took part in the Places of Worship trip, visiting Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Reform Synagogue and Khizra Jamia Mosque, Bury. After arriving at the cathedral, boys were split into three groups and proceeded to take part in a range of activities. They were shown around the Regimental Chapel, […]

Shakespeare in the LRC



Shakespeare in the LRC   The Student Librarians organised an Impromptu Shakespeare Recital on Monday 25th April to celebrate the Bard 400 years after his death. Thank you to all the contributors to the event (Mrs Taylor, Jack Roland, Mr Newbury, Mr Hone, Christian Fuchs, Miss Stansfield, Owen Bennett, Mrs Campion, Alex Donaghy, Mrs Smith, […]

House Music Competition and 2016 winners



HOUSE MUSIC COMPETITION   Wednesday saw the final of this year’s House Music Competition. Already rivalry for a place in the final had been fierce in the earlier heats, and the struggle for the final accolade of section winner was equally intense. We were fortunate to have as our adjudicator Mr Rob Wilding, former Head […]

What’s been happening in Junior School 29th April 2016



Housepoints Boys of the Week Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week:   Year 3 Gold-Gabriel Simpson, for being so sensible and brave on his return to school. Year 3 Orange-Harrison Blakelock, for a superbly realistic sedimentary sandwich! Year 4 Royal-River Chen, for working hard to improve his spelling. […]

Mr Lee’s Assembly



ASSEMBLY: MAY 2016   Well, boys, it’s almost time to bid farewell to those students in the Upper Sixth who are soon to enter the season of public examinations and then move onto pastures new, be that university or, shock horror, the world of work. My old friend and colleague, Malcolm Curtis, who will be […]

Sports Report: Week ending 23 April 2016



Football On Tuesday 19 April the U13s played Derby High School in the Bury Metro Cup. BGSB started well and took an early 3-0 lead into half time. The U13s continued to out play an inexperienced opponent and scored another 3 goals in the second half. The final score finished 6-1 with goals for Sam […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School, week ending 22.4.16



Housepoints   Year Group Winners   Year Six Lewis Nally (91)   Year Five Ayo Dare (176)   Year Four Jai Kohli (68)   Year Three Oliver Marshall (121)   House Totals (Pupil Average)   Howlett           47 Kay                 42 Derby              40 Hulme             37   Boys of the Week   Congratulations to the following boys who […]

Sports Report: Week ending 16 April 2016



Football On Thursday the U14s played Prestwich Arts College in the Quarter Final of the Bury Metro Cup. Much like the previous round against Parrenthorn, BGSB started well and took a 5-0 lead into half time. The U14s continued to dominate in the second half scoring another seven to make the final score 12-0. The […]

Mrs Bradley – Assembly



Being Nice   There are many opportunities here for you to make a difference to others at various points in your school career: the school community by being on School Council or by being a prefect, the wider community by taking part in charity events or by going on a World Challenge expedition.   However, […]