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

Housepoints: Individual Winners: Year Six – Callum Horrocks (70) Year Five – Archie Naismith (48) Year Four – Samuel El-Jouzi (53) Year Three – Sammy Sutcliffe (70)   House Winners: Kay (29) Derby (26) Hulme (24) Howlett (19) Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 […]

Bullying message from Captain of School

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behaviour that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviour is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. In order to be considered bullying, the behaviour must be aggressive and include: An Imbalance […]

The Arkwright Scholarships

The Arkwright Scholarships exist to put young aspiring engineers in touch with some of the world’s largest technology and engineering companies and to give opportunities to work and study in the field for a whole year.   They are named in honour of Richard Arkwright, one of the founders of the industrial revolution who was […]

Report on Bury STEM Challenge Day at Holy Cross Tuesday 28 June 2016

On Tuesday morning a group of 11 third form boys who have opted to take GCSE Electronic Products departed from school and stood beside the minibus ready to tackle the long journey to Holy Cross. Their shock and trepidation was palpable when they were told that we would be walking the 0.6 miles to the […]

Assembly – Forgiveness

Rwanda is a landlocked East African country with a green, mountainous landscape. Its renowned Volcanoes National Park is home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The park encompasses the 4,507m-tall Mt. Karisimbi and 4 other forested volcanoes. In the southwest is Nyungwe National Park, with ancient montane rainforest that’s a habitat for chimpanzees and other […]

Sports Report: Week ending 17 September 2016

Football All fixtures on Saturday were against St Margaret’s.   After last week’s frustrating draw the 1st XI got the three points they deserved. After falling behind early on, a goal for Diagho Cullen and two for Joshua Taylor gave BGSB a 3-1 half time lead. The game remained tight in the second half but […]

BURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL BOYS – Term dates for 2017-2018

Term dates for 2017-2018 Autumn Term 2017 Staff Day Monday 4th September Staff Day Tuesday 5th September Year 7 and 12 Induction Morning/ Staff Day Wednesday 6th September Term begins Thursday 7th September Staff Day Friday 6th October Half term begins Thursday 19th October at 3.50pm Staff Day Friday 20th October (Internal calendar BSLC PAD […]


    In our second year of offering CREST Science awards, I am pleased to announce that 16 students achieved their Bronze CREST award and for the first time in the history of Bury Grammar School Boys, 7 students achieved a Silver award.   Each Bronze took over 10 hours’ worth of work and each […]

World Challenge Speech

Costa Rica On the 31st of June two teams of Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth boys set off on the 2016 World Challenge tour of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, accompanied by Mr Bishop and Mr Cassidy alongside two experienced expedition leaders from the World Challenge organisation. Embarking upon a month long expedition to two countries […]

Sports Report: Week ending 10 September 2016

Football All fixtures on Saturday were against QEGS Blackburn.   The 1st XI played the attacking role in what looked like a training session on attack vs defence. However, a stubborn QEGS Blackburn played their defensive role well and the game finished in a 1-1 draw with Ethan Brooks as the goal scorer.   The […]