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Library on the Lawn

Excited Year 5 boys donned their book character costumes, grabbed their favourite books and headed to the inaugural Library on the Lawn event recently. The event, held on the Boarders’ Lawn, was planned to provide an opportunity for boys to engage with reading in a different way from our usual Library lessons. Guest author Samantha

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Chopstick Challenge

Our second annual Chopstick Challenge, with students and teachers racing each other down opposite sides of a table while picking up small objects with chopsticks, was a great way to wind down on a Friday afternoon and a lot of fun!  The Year 12 SRB boys organised the event to promote multiculturalism at BGS, and Ms

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Year 5 Boys are Savvy Scientists!

Charles Darwin, William Harvey, Galileo and even David Attenborough “visited” the Year 5 classrooms this week as students took on the role of a famous scientist and showcased their learning to proud families. Each boy was eager to share his knowledge of the work and legacy of his particular scientist, and took great delight in

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Students Claim Tea Duel Prizes!!

The art of Tea Duelling, ‘an elegant sport for a civilised age’ comes from the realms of Steampunk and involves contestants duelling with biscuits dunked in hot tea, rather than with swords or guns.  This was the third time we have held our Annual Tea Duel and, as always, it was a fun way for the boys to

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Year 7 Storytellers Wow the Judges!

The standard of competition in our Year 8 Poetry Slam is getting stronger each year and now we know why – our Year 7 boys are outstanding storytellers and performers and this is feeding through! At our second annual Year 7 Story Slam both teachers and judges were astonished, firstly by how well-written the boys’ ballads were; secondly

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Something Squishy This Way Comes!

Our Year 6 students participated some very squishy lessons recently exploring electrical circuits using play doh, battery packs, insulating material, LEDs, small motors, buzzers and switches.  This has been an awesome way to explore electricity and conductivity in a hands-on and fun way. In the first lesson Ms Smith guided the students through the basic concepts of electrical circuits, basic safety

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