English

After many weeks of planning the Library will become the focus for a week of events leading up to World Book Day on Thursday, March 6th. The week starts with a visit from acclaimed author Chris Bradford, who will be presenting his Young Samurai and Bodyguard series of books to years 7 and 8.

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A selection of photographs taken at the Carol Service held at Beverley Minster in December 2013 can be viewed by clicking here.

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Following the school’s decision to put the students first and enter all of the current year 11 for the November sitting of the English GCSE, we are pleased to announce that 76% of the students gained A* to C, a huge 14% improvement on last year. Click to read more.

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The DVD of the BGS Showcase 2013, filmed, edited and designed entirely by student Jaidon Rymer, is available to purchase from the library for £5 as a memento of the evening.

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8 October 2013 Dear Parents I write to you concerning our plans for GCSE entry in English for Year 11 students. As you know, for some years, we have given students the opportunity to take their GCSE early, after a full and intensive preparation programme, so that they can then concentrate on English Literature thereafter.  […]

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A letter to parents of Year 11 students Dear Parent/Carer I am writing to inform you that your son will be entered in November 2013 for the GCSE English Language examination Unit 1. The examination consists of reading non-fiction and media texts, responding to them and doing extended pieces of writing. The rationale for the […]

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As the staff band and 50 students filled the school hall with the sound of Fleetwood Mac’s hit Don’t Stop (thinking about tomorrow), our Grand Finale, at 9:30pm on Thursday 11th July, it struck me that this Showcase had passed in significantly more of a blur than usual! Click to read more.

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The Beverley Grammar School annual Showcase takes place on the evening of Thursday 11th July at 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now in the Library priced at £4 for adults, and £2 for concessions. Availability for this one-night-only show is limited, so buy now to avoid disappointment.

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With Showcase 2013 just around the corner (tickets available soon, watch this space!), we are delighted to say that the live recording of Showcase 2012 is now available to purchase.

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Read a piece by one of our students on their recent success at the annual Beverley Rotary Club Speaking Competition.

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