Exciting new developments at The Bury Grammar Schools as we announce the formal bringing together of our Sixth Forms from September 2018



Our Schools are going from strength to strength. We are enjoying excellent inspection reports, outstanding examination results and record interest in pupil admissions. It is against this background that we are delighted to announce that we are extending co-education further for the next generation of our sixth formers by formally bringing the two Sixth Forms together […]

ISI Inspection 2017 Final Report – Letter to Parents



13 January 2017 Dear Parents I have some EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT news to share with you…. We have just received our final report from the ISI inspection carried out 22-24 November of last year. The bottom line is that you have helped to make History! Never before has Bury Grammar School Boys received EXCELLENT for both […]

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. […]

Youth Speaks speech – O Grasby



Youth Speaks speech     Dogs: man’s greatest friend, or man’s greatest foe. With over 340 different species and an 80% rise in dog attacks in the last decade, it may be hard to tell. I suppose it’s hard to call a dog your best friend when it’s tearing your arm off.  It’s like their […]

Mrs Campion – Assembly



 14th February, known to most of us as Valentine’s Day.   So who was St Valentine and how did he come to be associated with romantic love?   There are many stories about him but none of which are reliable. He is one of the Catholic Church’s officially listed Saints, but no one really knows […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School.  



Sport The U11 football team cruised into the next round of the BJSSA Cup on Friday with a convincing 6-2 victory over Greenmount. A goal in the opening seconds of the match gave Bury the perfect start as they comfortably progressed to the quarter-finals. A hat trick from Josh Jennings was the highlight of the […]

Sports Report: Week ending 10 February 2017



Football On Monday the U12s faced Irlam and Cadishead College in the second round of the ISFA Cup.  BGSB started brightly and dominated on a very large pitch. Although they had a few scares on the counter attack they took a convincing 4-1 lead into half time with goals from Ben Darlington, Ben Brown and […]

Sports Report: Week ending 4 February 2017



Football The U12s Played MGS in the Greater Manchester Cup and performed extremely well against strong competition. Unfortunately, the game ended in defeat but BGSB played an excellent brand of football.   On Wednesday, the U16s lost a narrow encounter versus neighbours St Gabriel’s RCHS. Conceding two early goals BGSB had to fight to get […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School



Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold – Harry Greenwood, for trying incredibly hard with his recount writing this week Year 3 Orange – Alex Edlinger, for making a real effort to concentrate and work hard in lessons. Year 4 Royal – […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School



 Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold – Sammy Sutcliffe, for some fabulous independent writing using paragraphs Year 3 Orange – Matthew Burrows for gaining confidence in his work. Year 4 Royal – Tom Greenwood, for fantastic effort and understanding in Maths. […]

Sports Report: Week ending 28 January 2017



Football On Saturday all fixtures were against Cheadle Hulme School. Unfortunately, many of our teams struggled with five of the six teams loosing which made it the worst set of results of the season. The only team to win was the U13s who took a well-deserved 1-0 lead into half time. They extended that lead […]

Assembly – Mrs Stedman



Friday 27th January was Holocaust Memorial Day. Holocaust Memorial Day is the day each year when we remember the six million Jewish people systematically persecuted and murdered by the Nazis and those who collaborated with the Nazis during the Holocaust. Holocaust Memorial Day is when we remember Roma and Sinti people, disabled people, gay people, […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School – 27.01.17



  What’s been happening in the Junior School?     House points: Weekly Winners: Year 6 – Yousuf Alam (88) Year 5 – Ewan Greenhalgh (73) Year 4 – Aditya Roy (74) Year 3 – Ben Heath (55)   House Competition: Hulme – 37 Howlett – 35 Kay  – 33 Derby  – 32 Boys of the […]