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. […]


Bury Grammar School Boys has yet again improved its GCSE results, the third successive year of improvement. The percentage of A* grades awarded increased for the third year running with almost 1 in every 4 grades awarded being at A*. One in five boys achieving A*/A grades in all of their subjects, again an increase […]

GCSE Results day 2016 at BGSB: Key Information

With GCSE results day 2016 nearly upon us, here is the key information you need to know about tomorrow: Results are available in the LRC from 9am Some boys will be asked to help with media publicity of our GCSE results, Mrs McCoy, Headmaster’s PA will coordinate. Having reviewed your results, if you have any […]


With 73% of A-level grades at A*/A/B this year, Bury Grammar School Boys is celebrating record results, with 73% A*/A/B being the highest percentage of top grades awarded at the School since the introduction of the A* grade in 2010.  Looking back even further, 73% is the highest percentage of top grades this century. The […]

A BGSB Guide to A-level Results Day 2016

With A level results day almost upon us, here is some useful information about the day here at Bury Grammar School Boys. Your results are available in your school email inbox, sent at 6am on the morning of the 18th August. A2 results are available from the LRC, from 7am. Staff are available for advice […]

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 […]