https://t.co/m9lVDvGBnI, Term has now ended. #DoGoodDecember #BGSValues https://t.co/ZApgLNLtf5, Thursday's @OldBristolians lecture is from Chris Skidmore. Downstairs there are now, as in 1879, the Headmaster's Study, the Senior Common Room, offices and classrooms. https://t.co/hLvzrVzhgR, RT @EFAMorocco: Please support EFA today to raise the funds to sponsor the education of over 200 girls in rural Morocco. Further classrooms were added, a Gymnasium and a Fives Court and a Rifle Range. Happy New Year! Inside the foundation stone there is a time capsule, reported to contain "Copies of The Times and of the Bristol newspapers and a parchment document containing an account of the ceremony". A new pavilion has been built as part of the 475th anniversary expansion of the school, replacing the old pavilion. In 1996, the old servery was removed and the hall was restored to its old layout; the roof was also renewed during this time. #ChristmasHoliday #HappyChristmas, #40Yearsin40Weeks – 1984 and a piece of BGS history is made with Roz Cockitt’s appointment as the first female Head of School. Fairfield Grammar School was a secondary school in Bristol, England, founded in 1898 as Fairfield Secondary and Higher Grade School. @ScottsHouseNews @bgsedwardshouse @HilliardsHouse @BGSRedHouse @BGSYellowHouse @BGSBrownHouse #SchoolsChess #BGSHouses https://t.co/WQ5KHnGAI3, From Tuesday to Thursday this week, the Senior School will be enjoying a special festive lunch menu in the Great Hall. Until the 19th century, the Headmaster was known simply as the "Master" and his assistants as "Ushers". #BGSValues #ProudToBeBGS https://t.co/jnuKByGo6T, RT @adamturps: Thank you @McCoubrieRachel The infant children had a brilliant time learning about the process of writing a book, finding a…, Join us via YouTube at 7pm this evening for BGS's Senior Carol Concert. View as table click to expand. This year sees our students sit the new English Literature and English Language GCSE of which 15 students have achieved at least one top Grade 9. #BGSJuniors #BGSSport https://t.co/49S0H2fYYW, RT @MusicAtBGS: L6 Flute Salad are the first group into the Mackay for our #BGSCarols2020 recordings! It was founded in 1532 by Royal Charter for the teaching of 'good manners and literature', endowed by wealthy Bristol merchants Robert and Nicholas Thorne. Bristol Grammar School | 685 followers on LinkedIn. #40YearsFriday #40YearsOfCoeducation https://t.co/2U9U6iqkSJ, If you haven't already seen it, head over to our Facebook page to watch @BGSYellowHouse prefects and staff (and guest star baby) perform their version of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' https://t.co/zQI17tOstx, BGS Drama presents 'Talking Heads', a selection of Christmas monologues. Just wow. 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This exchange was carried out, and Charles Lee proceeded to enjoy his new school by greatly reducing the numbers of boys. They wished to endow a school where the sons of Bristol merchants and tradesmen could receive an education. #BGSDrama #BGSScholars #PerformingArts Norwood went on to serve as the master at Marlborough College and Harrow, and as president of Here's to another brilliant action-packed day today. #ProudToBeBGS #Streetlife #Charity https://t.co/fn7GHgjkHr, Our Year 11 Food & Nutrition students celebrated the end of their mock practical yesterday by making themselves a Christmas breakfast. All students have access to computers with internet access. This has now been reversed; two smaller staircases lead up and merge into a larger one which doubles back to reach the Great Hall. The final one, today, was for BGS Infants and Juniors and it was delicious. It is possibly what helps you to push yourself forward. [5] Founded as an all-boys school, Bristol Grammar is now fully co-educational having first admitted girls in 1980. #40YearsFriday #40YearsofCoeducation https://t.co/tjIWTDmn25, 30 minutes to go until tonight's @OldBristolians lecture; Chris Skidmore will be speaking about his book on Richard III at 6.30pm. They include Bristol Grammar School, Clifton College and Colston's School. There is an athletics track as well as shot and javelin areas. The Top 3 Best Schools in Bristol, reviewed by School Guide. At whatever stage of their education they join us, your child will be welcomed into the BGS family. https://t.co/U0xO3Q07e8, A HUGE well done and THANK YOU to everyone who took part in last week's #BGSSixthForm Christmas Curry Cook Along (too many to fit on one screen shot!). If there's a favourite production from your time at BGS you'd like to see photos of, let us know and we'll see what we can find. # BeyondBGS @BGSBristol https://t.co/Zhrxi2aW71, RT @BGSRedHouse: Christmas Kindness Day 04: Give Kind Comments Today (here are some suggestions https://t.co/Us8Y92m3lo) https://t.co/nEDEx…, #40Yearsin40Weeks 1982: Getting dramatic this week! It was founded in 1532 by Royal Charter for the teaching of 'good manners and literature', endowed by wealthy Bristol merchants Robert and Nicholas Thorne. The Big School was designed in the late Perpendicular Gothic style, by the Bristol firm of Foster and Wood. Bristol Grammar has been successful at Model United Nations for a number of years now, holding their own conference BGSMUN, in February, since 2007. Excellent work from all Y7-U6 in tough conditions The Junior School was ranked in 2016 by The Good Schools Guide as one of the best value prep schools in the UK. This list of the oldest schools in the United Kingdom contains extant schools in the United Kingdom established prior to 1700 and a few former schools established prior to the Reformation.The dates refer to the foundation or the earliest documented contemporary reference to the school. Old Bristolians', former pupils of Bristol Grammar School. Information about Bristol primary schools Find a primary school, admission arrangements, how places were allocated in previous years and furthest distance table. The Elton Road ruin was rebuilt as classrooms under John Garrett, who added the University Road block and began to colonise the other side of Elton Road. There is a full kitchen between the Great Hall and the Science Wing, as well as two classrooms and an office belonging to the history department. It may be 2021, but #40Yearsin40Weeks is in 1986, the first year of Charles Martin's headship. Admission arrangements This meant that the wall between the two smaller staircases could be knocked through to insert a modern automated double glass door allowing pupils to reach the Great Hall with greater ease from within the campus. BHES (Bristol Hospital Education Service), is now based in half of the old … Here, we have picked out some key facts about all 12 of the schools featured on the ISC website. Coeducation meant plays could cast BGS girls in female roles. After several years of debate and negotiation the initiative was approved in 1875,[10] and in 1877 a new location in Tyndalls Park was agreed. We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. During the summer term, there is a division between cricket for the boys and for the girls. The school counts among its alumni prominent personalities including Nobel laureate Sir John Pople, former British ambassador to the US Lord Oliver Franks, and founder of Penguin Books Sir Allen Lane. The first buildings in Tyndalls Park were occupied in 1879: the Big School, with its Great Hall, and the Headmaster's House, a modest dwelling which is now the Junior School. All schools and colleges in Bristol, City of. Hi Has anyone got a child at bgs or thinking about putting their child into bgs for sept 2018? Join in & share any festive photos or thoughts using #BGSCarols2020 #BGSMusic Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to make it a success – enjoy your well earned break and we'll see you all in 2021. Previously a small door to the campus side of the building was for visitors, teachers and Prefects only. https://t.co/KThEEjkNCn, RT @bgs_hockey: The song consists of four verses and a chorus, although usually only the first verse and chorus are sung. #ChristmasIsComing https://t.co/RlLOtac2aV, Congratulations to our chess players on their highly successful results in the final online inter-school tournaments of the term on the evening of Friday 4 December. We wish you all a happy and restful Christmas break and look forward to seeing everyone back at BGS in 2021. Charles Lee, the Master, persuaded the Corporation that the Grammar School should be allowed to exchange premises with the other City School, Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, which had a pleasant, new site on Unity Street, further up the hill. #BGSSixthForm #ChristmasIsComing #CheersDrive https://t.co/4cFTcB0tLf, RT @BGSHeadmaster: Blue skies over Failand for the U16 rugby and the U13 I’m-a-celebrity-themed hockey this afternoon. This is a list of the current 163 state-funded fully selective schools (grammar schools) in England, as enumerated by Statutory Instrument.The 1998 Statutory Instrument listed 166 such schools. It has educated members of both houses of the UK Parliament and has a strong legal tradition, having educated two present Lord Justices of Appeal (Sirs Rabinder Singh and Timothy Holroyde). Read the latest edition, covering the 2019–2020 academic year online now. Originally these would have accommodated the Sixth Form, while the rest of the school had lessons together in the Hall. The fifth line was updated from Norwood's original on the 400th anniversary of the school's founding. You think that 'one day I can do that' or 'I can be like that'. ️ Well done everybody involved for your beau…, New Head of Art, Education #job, Bristol, Dependent on Experience, https://t.co/EBrAuKcnEL, Bonus #40YearsFriday post today. By 1767, the buildings were cramped. These have been rebuilt as art rooms and rehearsal rooms, but the Winterstoke wing still houses the laboratories which were added in 1914. Bristol Grammar School is a co-educational, private day school in south west England. 3. #BGSMusic The girls schools tend to support this myth, but personally I don't think it is true for all girls. The first few dates are conjectural. Cleve House School The Grammar Scole at Frome Gate was in the care of its first schoolmaster, Thomas Moffat, when good fortune stepped in to secure its future. Life-changing learning, friendships, and adventure. This was mainly due to financing issues as building the hub would be very expensive (at least £1 million). In March 1872 the Merchant Venturers' Society, on behalf of Colston's School, rejected a reorganisation scheme involving the local endowed schools (following the Act of 1869) and put forward its own proposals, which included 'rendering liberal assistance to the Trade School'. It became a grammar school in 1945 and closed in 2000, to be replaced by a new comprehensive, Fairfield High School, at first on the same site, but now located in Stottbury Road, Bristol. All welcome – Wed 2 Dec at 6.30pm via Zoom. Optional subjects include Russian and Economics. School colours are awarded to pupils typically in their final year, who perform exceptionally well in sport or any other school activity. It opened in 1937 [1] and closed in 2000. The Best UK School Guide: Easy to Use, Built for Parents. Sport is compulsory one afternoon a week for every year-group up to, and including, year 11. Welcome to the Bristol Grammar School Sports Centre & Sports Ground Facebook page. The Great Hall foundation stone has never been found. The Chronicle is the annual BGS publication reflecting all aspects of life at Bristol Grammar School. Bristol grammar school (36 Posts) Add message | Report. See the OBs website for details: https://t.co/OOvHunHNYB #BGSFamily #BeyondBGS https://t.co/9Vuttn5q4A, Thank you to everyone who supported last week’s Senior School non-uniform day in aid of Education for All Morocco. They would be expected to compete in a school team (such as Cricket, Rugby, Hockey or Football) and show continued commitment. Bristol Grammar School (BGS) is a 4–18 mixed, independent day school in Bristol, England. #40YearsFriday #40YearsofCoeducation https://t.co/CS4ffPjUbe, Also as a Christmas bonus, here's a #FlashbackFriday to a sunny Midsummer Fair at Tyndall's Park, with Mr and Mrs Avery enjoying the fun. 17:00, 26 DEC 2020 ”, “I have been at BGS since Reception and I really like it here. There are six Houses in the Senior School, each named after its Head of House. However, it was significantly less well endowed than Bristol's other secondary schools (Queen Elizabeth's, Red Maids' and Colston's), and its now dilapidated buildings were located in the wrong area of the city for pupils who mostly lived in Clifton and Redland. #BGSValues #BeKind #Kindness https://t.co/KJoFn3oCiK, Only one day to go until Mark Watson's @OldBristolians lecture. The block has been extended with a new 245 seat (standard layout) theatre, and additional rehearsal/teaching space, and is named the 1532 Performing Arts Centre. In many cases the date of the original foundation is uncertain. There the boys learnt Latin and Greek, Divinity and some Hebrew. This satisfied the authorities sufficiently that they granted permission to make structural alterations to the Grade II listed building. May the best House win! The children are loving the show – thanks to BGS Friends I&J for arranging this treat! To join, see the OBs website: https://t.co/FhCZ62J6ay #BGSFamily https://t.co/kSHX3Zzb7d, Good luck to everyone taking part in this evening's virtual House Chess competition. To make it extra Christmassy they can wear a Christmas jumper too, with donations (£2) going to @save_children #ChristmasJumper appeal. Cracking doubles comp in the Yr9 Fancy Dress https://t.co/uXBp44ntMP, Hands up if you were excited about the return of Saturday sport last weekend! Bristol Grammar School (BGS) is a 4–18 mixed, independent day school in Bristol, England. 1. This does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but those who are eligible to receive them. #40YearsOfCoeducation #BGSDrama #FlashbackFriday https://t.co/uPg8yLAzpx, RT @OldBristolians: We loved this first time around, looking forward to watching it again. The school has been expanding, and while it has always owned all the houses to one side of the main campus until recently only four (Barton's, Norwood's, Martin's and Garrett's) were occupied. The school was founded on 17 March 1532 by brothers Robert and Nicholas Thorne, when it was housed in the St Bartholomew's Hospital, as part of the new founding of schools after Henry VIII's closure of the monasteries, where previously a large proportion of England's education had occurred. All of the teachers are really nice and really fun. It received a new scheme in 1847 and re-opened in January 1848 with 300 pupils.[8]. Clear My schools list; switch to Primary performance (139 schools) ... 2.9 Open help text for Maths progress score for St Johns Church of England Primary School, Clifton (2019)) % of … Its buildings now house community hub The Park Knowle. My friends who aren’t at BGS can’t believe the opportunities we get to do things like this here. The main stairs leading out of the Great Hall have been modified to fulfil fire and safety regulations and in preparation for the new library and Sixth Form building known as The Hub. The Preparatory School began in 1900, and in 1928 moved into its own building on Elton Road, but this was destroyed on the night of 24 November 1940 by incendiary bombs. ”, “The legacy that the School has is awe-inspiring. This mixed-sex school has 1,356 pupils, with a capacity of 1,376, aged from four up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is other independent school. Choose from around 200 that we…, Last call for Mark Watson's @OldBristolians lecture. 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