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  • Sixth Blog: Only7Seconds in your community and in your school.

    Published 19/11/20
    Only7seconds is a mindset movement that was first set up in Pateros, Washington on the west coast of the United States. It was founded by a lovely lady called Kristin Wall, whose son Ethan was extremely ill and bredridden for a long period of time. D
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  • Sixth Blog: A Day in the Life of an IB Student.

    Published 16/11/20

    Is the IB as daunting as it sounds? Whilst there is no doubt it is a demanding course, if offers  skills and opportunities that are incredibly valuable. Read this article to find out what a typical day is like!

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  • Sixth Blog: How can I manage revision effectively?

    Published 16/11/20

    Sixth Form is definitely a step up from GCSE level and, as such, requires quite a bit more work. This can be a shock for some people but it’s important to understand that picking up a few good habits will go a long way to making the workload more manageable! Here are a few tips from some students in their second year…

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  • Sixth Blog: Women In STEM.

    Published 04/11/20
    Technically, I am a woman in STEM. I take higher-level physics and maths. I took these subjects because I loved them at GCSE. I hope to study physics at university and work in this sector too.  First of all, what is STEM? STEM stands for Scie
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  • Sixth Blog: Why not hating yourself is a political act.

    Published 04/11/20
    These days, it seems like the world requires you to be everything and nothing at once, a perfect dichotomy in order to survive. You have to have the perfect hair, skin, clothes, grades, friends, laugh, and that is all to be adequate. In order to real
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  • Sixth Blog: The Productivity Slump.

    Published 04/11/20
    We have come to the end of our first half term of the year and whilst the time spent away from school has been different for all, it has been a well deserved break for all of us launching or relaunching ourselves back into the swing of the IB. Before
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  • Sixth Blog: Why writing is tough.

    Published 04/11/20
    Writing is hard. Like, really hard.   Writing is also one of the most tangible ways, in which we are able to express ourselves.   As a self-proclaimed lover of flowery language and waffle, and words all my friends think are too
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  • Sixth Blog: A Blind Eye to Black History

    Published 04/11/20

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  • Rome Trip 2020

    Published 21/10/20
    In February, other students and I went to Rome with the Classics Department. We set out at the crack of dawn on Valentine’s Day, and by midday we had arrived in Italy, where we were greeted by blue skies and the need for sunscreen. 
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  • Excellent results from our second fully IB cohort!

    Published 08/07/20

    Congratulations to year 13 students in extraordinary circumstances!

    Year 13 students are celebrating the end of over three months of uncertainty with a set of IB results that vindicate all the hard work they have put in since September 2018. We feel the frustration they feel in having been unable to demonstrate their performance in final examinations due to the pandemic but they should now be proud of what they have achieved through their hard work and commitment.

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  • Wellbeing Award for Schools 2020-2023

    Published 28/02/20

    We are delighted to report that 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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  • English Lecture Series: Climate Change on Page and Screen

    Published 14/02/20

    On 3rd February, the English Department hosted a lecture by Harry Warwick, a former Bexley Grammar student. Harry, who recently graduated with a PhD in English Literature, came in to give a lecture about both some of the work he had done and some things he held interests in surrounding the topic.

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