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 Old Boy running marathon for Sports Fund



Bury Grammar Schools Old Boy Tim Pockney is running the Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on 28 May for the BGS Sports Fund. To donate, follow this link: https://goo.gl/LLxQzm and mention ‘BGS Sports Fund’ and ‘Tim Pockney marathon’ in the message box when you donate Tim, who left BGSB in 2014, enrolled at Bangor University to […]



Bury Grammar School Boys’ U12s football team were crowned Bury Cup champions after victory over St Monica’s RC High School on Thursday. BGSB fought back from 2-0 down at half time with goals from Kairo Fellone (2) and Joe Critchley forcing the game to penalties as it finished 3-3 at the end of extra time. […]

BGSB U14s football team win cup final at Pride Park



Bury Grammar School Boys’ U14s football team lifted a trophy in front of live cameras at Derby County’s Pride Park stadium on Tuesday afternoon. The BGSB team beat St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School 4-3 in the final of the English Schools’ Football Association (ESFA) Boys Under 14 PlayStation Small Schools’ Trophy. The match, played in […]

What’s Been Happening at the Junior School – 19.05.17



Housepoints:   Individual Winners Year 6 – Edward Bower (139) Year 5 – Yousuf Salim (87) Year 4 – Ayaanali Kanji (36) Year 3 – Sammy Sutcliffe (45)   House Totals (average per boy): Kay – 37 Derby  – 31 Howlett – 30 Hulme – 28 Boys of the Week: Congratulations to the following boys […]

Sports Report – Week Ending 12th May 2017



Football On Thursday, the U12s travelled to St Bede’s College Manchester in the Quarter Final of the ESFA Small School Cups. The U12s started slowly and found themselves 3-0 at half time as a result of some poor closing down which allowed the dangerous St Bede’s midfield time and space to shoot from range. In […]

English Trip to the Globe Theatre



Members of the 1st to 4th form enjoyed an extra-curricular visit to London on the weekend of the 12th-13th of May. Departing from Manchester Piccadilly at 9:15 am, after skilfully navigating the London Underground with 35 of us, we were greeted by blue skies and lots of sunshine. After dropping off our bags at the […]

Year 7 pupils face off in French Spelling Bee



Year Seven boys and girls faced off in a French Spelling Bee competition on Tuesday afternoon. The competition tested the pupils’ ability to say an English word in French before spelling it out in French, without seeing it on the screen.   They had one minute to spell as many words as possible.   The […]

What’s Been Happening in the Junior School – 12.05.17



Housepoints Individual Winners: Year 6 – Max Collins (86) Year 5 – Jai Kohli (73) Year 4 – Afan Arshad, Joe Gauge, Harrison Blakelock, Sam Greenhalgh & Eddie Song (15) Year 3 – Sebastian Gray (60) House Totals: Derby – 22 Kay – 20 Howlett – 16 Hulme – 15 Boys of the Week: Congratulations […]

Assembly – Mr Smith



We are all trying to be successful. We come to school and work every day in a concerted effort to be so. But what counts as ‘successful’? For some it may be becoming a doctor or an architect. For others it may be something completely different. Everybody’s idea of success is different and relative; perhaps […]