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  • Safeguarding during School Closure

    Published 23/03/20

    Please see below full information regarding safeguarding.

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  • School Closure until further notice from 12.35pm on Friday 20th March.

    Published 19/03/20

    Please click here to view Mr Elphick's letter dated 20th March - sent via ParentPay at 12 noon. 

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  • Cancellation of school events

    Published 16/03/20

    Please note that, following government guidance, we regret having to cancel the following school events in the near future:

    • Tuesday 17th March: Year 10 Parents’ evening
    • Monday 23rd March: Spring Music Concert
    • Friday 27th March: PA Quiz Night
    • Tuesday 31st March: Power Day
    • Tuesday 31st March: Sixth Form Information Evening
    • Tuesday 31st March: Bird College Music Festival (and earlier rehearsal)
    • Wednesday 1st April: House Showcase

    Information regarding future events after Easter will follow in due course.

    Thank you for your support. 

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  • Wellbeing Award for Schools 2020-2023

    Published 28/02/20

    We are delighted to report that following a verification day last month, BGS has now successfully gained the wellbeing award for schools.  Many thanks to those parents, governors, students and staff who attended meetings with the external assessor during the verification day, prior to the half term break and many thanks to all members of our community who continue to work to support wellbeing and positive mental health.  

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  • Year 9 Basketball Team win the Quarter Finals!

    Published 27/02/20

    The Year 9 Basketball Team kept their Kent Cup hopes alive this week with a quarter final win over Beths Grammar on Monday night! 

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  • Young Enterprise - Tenner Challenge @ BGS

    Published 14/02/20

    Year 10 Business Studies students will be taking part in Young Enterprises' 'Tenner Challenge' from 24th February - 20th March. 

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  • Jack Petchey Foundation Award

    Published 14/02/20

    Our school has long been supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation.  Every year our students take part in the 'Speak Out Challenge' and staff and students are also nominated for awards to celebrate all their hard work and achievements.  

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  • Year 10 visit to 'Wicked'

    Published 06/02/20

    On Wednesday 5th February, the Year 10 Music students along with a couple of Sixth Formers went to see the West End musical 'Wicked', particularly to see the song 'Defying Gravity' which is one of the set pieces we have to study.  It was a fantastic evening full of amazing singing and some awesome instrumentalists in the pit to really bring the show to life.

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  • Year 12 Chemistry Higher Education Conference at Queen Mary University London​​​​​​​

    Published 16/01/20

    On the 15th January, current IB Chemistry Higher Level Year 12 students (Cecilia, Samuel, Asmiga, Damilola, Felicity and Aasaana) were given an amazing opportunity to experience a day in the life of a Queen Mary University London student by the University's Chemistry Department. The opportunity was supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry.  To read on please click here.


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  • BGS Success at the Regional Jack Petchey Pitch Perfect Grand Final​​​​​​​

    Published 16/01/20

    On Sunday 12th January, members of our Senior Choir travelled to Barking to perform at the Regionals of the Jack Petchey Pitch Perfect Grand Final. In June 2019, we auditioned for the competition and made it from 30 groups to the final 16. We performed at the Regionals with 7 other choral groups, and were amazed that we made it to the final 8!  Click here to read the full story.


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  • 45 IB points @ BGS

    Published 19/11/19

    Each of the six subjects taken by IB students is graded out of seven. The Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge are combined to give up to three core points and the total Diploma score is therefore a maximum 45 points. 

    Celebrating her incredible success at Bexley Grammar School this year was Corinna Dunzendorfer, who achieved the perfect 45 points alongside only 200 or so students worldwide!  

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