Skip to content ↓


Welcome to Bexley Grammar

to strive for excellence

Everyone who visits BGS notices the warmth of the relationships between students and staff in a vibrant community. Welcome to our website - we hope you find it lively, interesting and useful.

Our outstanding academic record speaks for itself and we are heavily oversubscribed. We stretch our children with a challenging curriculum including two foreign languages and all three separate sciences at GCSE. We raise aspirations, grow confidence and develop young people into compassionate leaders. Find out more as you browse this site...


Latest News

Past And Present


Every student who attends Bexley Grammar School has a compelling story to tell.  We hope you enjoy reading some of the wonderful accomplishments of our students, who continue to amaze and inspire us all. 



"The foundation for loving my subjects.. was built at BGS and the outstanding teaching I received during my 7 years there. I have lived in Germany as part of my degree's year abroad and.. I'm due to live in Spain for 2 months. The confidence to be able to do this was definitely built from my time at BGS."

BA in German and Spanish


"I graduated with a first from Imperial College London and moved to Oxford University. My greatest achievement is that I have just accepted a coveted five year position as a research scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California."

PhD in Laser and Plasma Physics University of Oxford (BSc at Imperial College London)


"I have been on the front line for the COVID-19 response in a COVID centre of excellence. In the first wave I was helping ICU step-downs to regain their function and independence. Through the second wave I worked on ICU helping people to breathe with chest physiotherapy. My time at BGS helped me through this by teaching me resilience and most importantly friendship."

BSc in Physiotherapy King's College London


“I have worked for London Ambulance Service for the past 4 years and am currently working towards an MSc in Paramedic Science. Studying the IB at BGS taught me the importance of time management and how to become an independent thinker which is crucial for my role."

BSc Paramedic Science University of Hertfordshire


“I played American football in College and represented Great Britain in our American football team when I came back to England. I played most sports while at school and would attribute my work ethic to what I learned at BGS as part of those teams.”

Quantity Surveying Missouri Western State University followed by Greenwich University


"I have been accepted onto a highly competitive NHS scientist training programme in Embryology. BGS gave me the environment to learn and taught me how hard work can help you achieve your goals."

MSc Reproductive Medicine University of Kent (BSc in Biology)


"My time at BGS definitely helped shape my career.. the IB was a great help during University.. I also had the opportunity to mix with a wide range of diverse people at BGS which has been invaluable throughout life."

MSc Forensic Psychology Goldsmiths (BSc at Queen Mary University of London)


"I am a software engineer, under 30 and earning close to 6 figures. Being a successful woman in tech can be scary and daunting but I got here with a lot of ambition and determination. My passion and knowledge began at BGS."

BA Fine Art University of Aberystwyth


“The IB programme set me up for my university and postgraduate studies/research excellently, particularly in managing workload and through the extended essay."

PhD in Cardiovascualar Sciences University of Glasgow (BSc in Pharmacology & Physiology) (MRes in Translational Medicine)


"Doing the IB at BGS really set me up for the university style of work. Lots of self learning and the transition was very smooth. My higher subject teachers helped massively in my psychological research which earned me two published papers before I was 25 years old."

BSc in Medical Science University of Exeter

BGS in Numbers

  • 92%

    Of all IB diploma grades awarded to BGS students in the summer of 2021 were a 5 or higher.

  • 50%

    The number of BGS students achieving 40+ points in their IB diploma in the summer of 2021 - excellence, near perfection.

  • 215%

    The average number of UCAS points for IB students - equivalent to 3A* + 1A at A level

  • Broadening horizons at BGS Extra-Curricular Activities

    Bexley Grammar School runs a wide range of extra-curricular activities and clubs for students of all ages - from a samba group and symphony orchestra to a STEM club and skateboard-making - and that is besides the major annual House events in Drama, Music and Dance! View our timetable of over 40 clubs by clicking on the link below.

  • Find out about Our IB World

    Read accounts of life at Bexley Grammar School from several of our current Sixth Formers, many of whom joined in Year 12 from schools in the surrounding area. We hope their stories will encourage you to embark on your own IB adventure, just as they have done...

  • Join our IB Sixth Form

    Bexley Grammar School Sixth Form is the only fully IB Sixth Form in a South East London borough; a unique opportunity for a world-class education on your doorstep. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is the best option for bright, ambitious young people today.

Getting here

  • Danson Lane,
    DA16 2BL

  • 0208 304 8538