Events

Living History at BGS

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Dave Thirlwall of the Living History Project at Murton Park, York has been coming to the school for seven years now giving history talks to the lower school. The emphasis is on showing what the past looked like and how tools and weapons worked in the flesh (well not quite!). Several boys get to be […]

Events

Year 13 Sports Day

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At the end of May, our Year 13 students took part in a (very unofficial!) sports day to provide some much-needed light relief at the start of their study leave. We hope you enjoy the pictures and video highlights!

English

Drama at BGS – Video Excerpt

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In May, our A-Level Theatre Studies students performed their plays to a very appreciative audience. The dramatizations ranged from a modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’, filled with intense dialogue and heightened emotion, to George Orwell’s ‘1984’, a powerful play supported by the latest in technological media. We think our Year 12 and Year 13 students […]

History

We’re here because we’re here

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Mrs Sikora’s History Year 8 groups have been making models to support short talks they have planned and delivered on the fighting in the First World War particularly in the trenches on the Western Front, although as you can see some boys looked at the war at sea and in the air.