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 […]

Outstanding 100% pass rate at A Level



Sixth Form students at Bury Grammar School celebrate another year of spectacular A Level results.  An outstanding 100% pass rate rate in a year of more challenging A Level examinations; More than a third of grades were at the elite A / A* level; Thirty-nine students obtained a string of grades at A*, A and […]

Your family life made easier at Bury Grammar Schools



Exciting things are happening at Bury Grammar Schools offering children the best possible start to their education from three years of age at BGS preschool. BGS has recognised that a lot of parents and families need flexibility during both term times and holidays, to suit the demands of their home and working life. The school […]

Sports Report: Week ending 7 July 2017



Sports Report: Week ending 7 July 2017   Athletics On Thursday 6th July, the BGSB athletics team competed in the Bury Schools Athletics Championship, which is the final and biggest fixture of the season with 12 schools from the local area taking part. The event started with the sprint events which all required heats in […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School – 07.07.17



Housepoints: Individual Weekly Winners: Year 6 Alexander El-Jouzi (252) Year 5 Ash Mason (121) Year 4 Ayaanali Kanji (54) Year 3 Alfie Weston (118) Weekly House Winners: Derby – 60 Kay – 58 Hulme – 55 Howlett – 41 Final Overall House Totals: Derby 326 Hulme 312 Kay 268 Howlett 247 Voiceworx On Monday the […]

Vice Captain – What it means



What Being Vice Captain of School means to me: Throughout my time at Bury Grammar I have always looked up to the Captain, Vice Captain and prefect team. Having been at Bury Grammar from such a young age I am proud to say I have enjoyed the rewards and opportunities that this privileged education brings. […]

School Captain – What it means



Captain of School At many high schools, not everyone can honestly say they enjoyed their time there, be it due to the lessons, the people or just the environment in general – in fact some people hate it, often for good reason. However, today I find myself in a position of great privilege, because when […]

Sports Report: Week ending 24 June 2017



Sports Report: Week ending 24 June 2017 Cricket On Saturday all fixtures were against AKS Lytham. The U15 game counted as a Kukri T20 Cup match and with a final at Old Trafford at stake the pressure was on. Batting first BGSB struggled initially and wickets fell cheaply from usually cool and calm players. With […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School – 30.06.17



Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold –Abtin Nejati, for being a very determined mathematician all year. Year 3 Orange – Ismail Hussein, for always working hard while having a smile on his face. Year 4 Royal – Afan Arshad, for continuous […]

‘Last Letters’ Project



Just a year ago today, the boys at Bury Grammar School created 144 personalised ceramic poppies, representing each and every old boy solider from Bury Grammar School who fell during WWI and WWII. This permanent installation titled ‘Fallen Swans’ is displayed along the main corridor in the School. BGS continues to treasure the memory of […]

Mr Devin Cassidy Appointed BGSB Headmaster



The Bury Grammar Schools are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Devin Cassidy as the new Headmaster of Bury Grammar School Boys. Mr Cassidy will be focussed on taking the Boys’ Senior and Junior Schools into a new chapter of success. He holds a deep-seated affection and respect for the School’s much-loved traditions and […]