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 […]

What’s been happening in the Junior School 21.04.17



Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold – Henry Leaver, for coming back to school with a learning focus. Year 3 Orange – Matthew Burrows, for working hard and focusing in maths. Year 4 Royal – Ben Foster, for a very positive […]

Music Presentation Assembly 2017



HOUSE MUSIC COMPETITION: Throughout the spring term, over 80 boys from all year groups entered this year’s House Music Competition in search of individual and House glory.  All entries were awarded a point towards the House cup. After the interim rounds, a shortlist of finalists for the Junior and Senior competitions was made in the […]

Appointment of Acting Headmaster



Dear Parents Please find below a message from Mrs Gillian Winter, Chair of Governors. If you have any queries at all about this, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at school. Mr Devin Cassidy, as Acting Headmaster, and Mrs Jo Anderson, as Principal, would always be very happy to speak with you over […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School – 31.03.17



Housepoints: Individual Winners Year 6 – Alexander El-Jouzi (184) Year 5 – Dylan Cape (37) Year 4 – Sam Greenhalgh (57) Year 3 – Sammy Sutcliffe (22) Totals (Pupil Average) Derby – 40 Howlett – 35 Kay – 28 Hulme – 24 Boys of the Week:   Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy […]

U15 Emerging Schools Rugby Plate Final



BGSB vs Carr Hill BGSB travelled to Liverpool St Helens to play their emerging schools plate final. They had beaten both teams that were in the cup final, earlier in the competition, and were strong favourites. However, BGSB started the game on the back foot and Carr Hill took the lead after a break away […]

Sportsman’s Dinner



On Friday, Bury Grammar School Boys held a Sportsman’s Dinner at The Village Hotel, Bury in aid of the BGSB Sports Campaign to raise money for new Sports Facilities. This includes the upgrade of the Sports Hall and a new Pavilion at the Buckley Wells Playing Fields. This is the second phase of fundraising, as […]

Sports Report – week ending 25.03.17



  Football On Saturday 25th March, all fixtures were at home against St Margaret’s. The 1st XI finished the season with their first win in four games. They took a deserved 2-1 lead into half time with goals from Joshua Taylor and Diagho Cullen. The 1st XI extended their lead further in the second half […]

Bury Grammar School CCF



The CCF continues to go from strength to strength. We welcomed three new Officers, 2Lt Matthew Latham, 2Lt Vineeta Tandon and 2LT Gillian Fern, all of whom are gaining qualifications and are already delivering training of the highest caliber. Throughout the year the cadets receive a wide range of training, with a focus on leadership […]

Maths Challenge



Fifth Form, and a small amount of Fourth Form, boys took part in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge in February. Results have now been received and they contain some outstanding BGSB scores. Sanjush Dalmia achieved the highest result in Fifth Form, achieving a Gold Award and a score that was high enough to qualify for the advanced […]

Les Misérables 2017: Final Performance



“WOW!  WOW!  WOW! What a memorable evening” – Mr and Mrs Jackson Saturday evening saw the final performance of this year’s joint Schools’ production of Les Misérables.  After a long and emotional week, all involved mustered one last effort to produce a final performance worthy of a West End stage. Jacob Dufton, in his role […]