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 […]

‘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 […]

Sports Report: Week ending 17 June 2017



Cricket On Saturday cricket fixtures were against Kirkham Grammar School. The U15s played a three team sixes tournament at Kirkham and won both of their matches. The team can be particularly proud of their running ability between the wickets as runs came from almost every ball. The U14s convincingly beat Kirkham at BGSB with a […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School – 23.06.17



Housepoints: Individual winners: Year 6 – Yousuf Alam (81) Year 5 – George Lee (100) Year 4 – Samuel El-Jouzi (110) Year 3 – Daniel Jeeves (95) House Winners Derby – 44 Hulme – 42 Kay – 33 Howlett – 30 Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold – Ben […]

Year 7 boys raise money for The Christie as part of Heartbeat Bury



Year 7 boys worked hard to raise money for this year’s Heartbeat Bury to raise more for The Christie recently. During the day the year 7 boys’ timetable collapsed so that they could participate in a range of activities relating to living a healthy lifestyle. This included fitness testing, an anti-smoking workshop, a mindfulness workshop, […]

Adventure Training Report



Adventure Training Report On Friday the 26th May, myself and 4 other members of the CCF, including: Harry Sumner, Harry Baxter, James Geeling and Hassan Suharwordy embarked on a weekend long trip to the Lake District, to undertake adventure training. We were accompanied by Mr Newbury, Mr Eastham and Mr Bishop. We travelled by mini […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School?



  Housepoints: Kay – 26 Derby – 23 Howlett – 21 Hulme – 20 Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys who received Boy of the Week this week: Year 3 Gold – Ronnie Khanna, for being very determined in his learning. Year 3 Orange – Alfie Weston, for playing the piano beautifully […]

Derby house victorious in Junior House Music competition



Derby house were victorious with a landslide victory in the Boys Junior School House Music competition on Wednesday. Over the last three weeks, the boys have been performing in heats to try and get into the final and represent their house. There were 68 performances overall. Twenty-two boys performed in the final on a range […]

BGS hosting football match to help raise money for cancer charities



Bury Grammar Schools will host 10 consecutive hours of football on 8 July when primary school teacher Jonathan Patterson aims to raise money for three cancer charities. The 35-year-old, who grew up in Walshaw in Bury and went to Tottington High School, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in October last year. Jonathan, a keen footballer […]

Boys Go-Karting competition winners take their place on the podium



The final stages of the Year 6 and 7 boys’ go-karting competition took place at TeamKarting on Friday. Jake Goldstone (Year 6) finished in first place, Sam Gauge (Year 7) finished in second and Ben Darlington (Year 7) finished third overall. The semi final was extremely competitive with the fastest eight boys making it through […]