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26 Apr 2017

Yr 12 Students Achieve Level 3 First Aid Qualification

At the beginning of the month, our Year 12 BTEC Sport & Physical Activity students completed their Level 3 First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness qualification...

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26 Apr 2017

Solutions Not Sides

At the beginning of the month we welcomed the organisation Solutions not Sides into school to speak to our Year 10 RE students and Sixth Form RE/History students...

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18 Apr 2017

Ex-BGS Student to feature in TV Documentary

Ex-Bingley Grammar student, Samuel Pollen, now a Junior Doctor at Northampton General Hospital to feature in new Channel 4 TV series, 'Confessions of a Junior Doctor'.

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06 Apr 2017

Easter Music Concert

Last Thursday our talented musicians and singing groups took to the stage to entertain family and friends at our annual Easter Concert...

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29 Mar 2017

Will's Diving Success

At the weekend a team of eight young British divers faced a talented European field at the Seven Nations Youth Diving Championships in Bourg-en-Bresse, France and one of them was our Yr 13 student Will Hallam...

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21 Mar 2017

Swim Gala Success

On Saturday Evening, students from 12 primary schools and 5 upper schools gathered at Shipley Pool for the annual Bingley Schools Swimming Gala Finals...

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10 Mar 2017

The Bradford School's Awards 2017

Last night a group of our staff enjoyed a fantastic evening celebrating the achievements and hard work that goes on in Bradford schools at the T&A’s Bradford School’s Awards...

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07 Mar 2017

T&A Schools Awards Shortlist

We have been shortlisted (again!) for three Bradford Schools Awards!

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06 Mar 2017

World Book Day

Last Thursday was World Book Day and Bingley Grammar didn’t hold back in celebrating the day...

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17 Feb 2017

World Book Day

Next term our English and Literacy department have planned loads of events to engage our students with books and celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March...

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17 Feb 2017

Sixth Form Charity Bake Sale

On Monday, two of our Sixth Form students Aniqah and Hannah, organised and held a bake sale in aid of Cancer Research UK...

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17 Feb 2017

BRI Teen Room Architects Presentation

Earlier in the month, the Architect's in charge of designing and project managing the BRI's new hospital wing came into school to show our students how their ideas have been brought to life in the Adolescent room...

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10 Feb 2017

Sixth Form Second Place at the ICAEW Base Comp

On Wednesday 8th February a team of Year 12 Economics students took part in the regional heat of the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) Base competition...

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08 Feb 2017

Yr 13 Will Hallam's Diving Success

Well done to our Yr 13 student Will Hallam who competed in the British Senior National Diving Cup last weekend...

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06 Feb 2017

Free Microsoft Office 365 for Students

In order to help our students prepare for success this academic year, we’re providing Microsoft Office to every student free of charge...

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01 Feb 2017

League Table Success

Earlier this month the Government published the Secondary Schools League table and we are extremely pleased to say we are now in the top 25% of schools nationally...

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27 Jan 2017

Ex-Student visits Bright Sparks

On Monday this week, our Bright Sparks playgroup (run by our Health & Social teachers and students) was visited by ex-student Alexa Dobson...

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27 Jan 2017

Financial Education

Financial Education is an essential skill required by all students at Bingley Grammar School to support their key decision making and life choices...

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12 Jan 2017

Past Students Recognised at Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to two of our past students for being recognised for thier academic achievements at the first British Bangladeshi Talent Awards!

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12 Jan 2017

Arek Hersh Visits Sixth Form Students

On Tuesday morning we had the great honour of welcoming Arek Hersh, Holocaust Survivor, and his wife Jean back into school to talk to our sixth form RE and History students...

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Saxophonics at Manorlands

11 Jan 2017

Saxophonics Community Spirit

We are always so pleased to hear of our students making a difference in the community...

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09 Jan 2017

Awards Evening

On Thursday 15th December just before the end of term we held our Annual Awards Evening...

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05 Jan 2017

Bright Sparks Christmas Party

At the end of last term our Health & Social Care students helped organise and host our Bright Sparks Christmas Party...

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06 Dec 2016

The Clothes Show 2016

On Monday 5th December a coach full of Textiles students headed down to the NEC in Birmingham for the Clothes Show 2016...

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02 Dec 2016

Yr 12 Spanish Trip

On Wednesday 23rd November, 15 of our Year 12 Spanish students visited Leeds University to enjoy a cultural afternoon.

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24 Nov 2016

Update: Sixth Form Guidance Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evening has been moved to Wednesday 18th January...

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23 Nov 2016

Shoebox Appeal 2016

Our Senior Student Team (the SST) have spent the last few weeks and months promoting the Samaritan's Purse Shoe Box Appeal 'Operation Christmas Child'...

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15 Nov 2016

Sixth Form Guidance Evening

Our Sixth Form Guidance Evening will take place from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on Thursday 19 January...

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08 Nov 2016

Amnesty Write for Rights

On Tuesday 1st November, Miss Shah, Mrs Rawling and three A Level Religious Studies students visited the Amnesty International Headquarters...

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01 Nov 2016

NCS Update

57 Bingley Grammar students stepped outside their comfort zone this summer and onto the government-backed National Citizen Service (NCS)...

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SSAT Student Leader Awards 2016

04 Oct 2016

SSAT Student Leader Awards

Every year a student is voted in from each Tutor Group in the school, to join the Peer Leaders Council...

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26 Sep 2016

The Shoebox Appeal

This week our Yr 13 Prefects will be visiting Form Groups to promote our annual shoe box appeal...

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07 Sep 2016

Year Group Launch Evenings

Our Year Group launch events begin this week with the Yr 12 evening tomorrow...

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21 Jul 2016

Music for Youth Competition

Two of our music groups, Saxaphonics and Boo & the Crew, had a fantastic day performing at the National Final of the Music for Youth Festival on Saturday 16 July...

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13 Jul 2016

Summer Picnic Music Concert

On the evening of Wednesday 6th July, our Music department welcomed friends and family to our Summer Picnic Concert where our various music groups entertained our guests with many different genres of music...

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11 Jul 2016

MP Natalie Bennett talks to Yr 12

At the beginning of the month we were lucky enough to be visited by Natalie Bennett, the leader of the Green Party...

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08 Jul 2016

Lessons from Auschwitz

In May 2016 two of our Year 12 Religious Studies students, Cara Dickerson and Megan Halford, were awarded places on the national Lessons from Auschwitz project facilitated by the Holocaust Education Trust...

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06 Jul 2016

Art Exhibition 2016

On the evening of Monday 27th June, Mrs McKane and the art department opened the GCSE and A Level art exhibition to friends and families of our students...

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23 Jun 2016

BGS Mock EU Referendum

All week our staff have been talking with their classes about the EU debate...

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20 Jun 2016

Bright Sparks Sponsored Walk

Last Wednesday our school-run playgroup, Bingley Bright Sparks, did a sponsored walk in aid of a local girl suffering from Rett Syndrome...

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15 Jun 2016

Amnesty International Youth Awards

Students from Years 7 to 12 entered the annual Amnesty International Youth Awards Reporting category this year...

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14 Jun 2016

Parent Pay Info

If you currently use the online payment system Parent Pay to pay for your child’s school lunches, please be aware that they have recently made changes to their system which affects how payments are processed...

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13 Jun 2016

HEW Smoothie Bar

To kick off Healthy Eating Week, the Food Technology department spent break time making delicious fruit smoothies for Yr 7 and Yr 8 students...

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10 Jun 2016

Yr 13 Leavers Ball

Once again our Yr 13 Leavers' Ball was a fantastic evening of celebration which this year was held at the Oakwood Hall Hotel in Bingley on the Friday before half term...

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09 Jun 2016

Our Catering Commitment

It was highlighted to us yesterday (via a parents comment) that not all families are aware of our commitment to, and compliance with, the School Food Plan...

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12 May 2016

Rock Challenge

On Thursday 28 April Alisha Smith in Yr 13 led a talented group of students in taking part in Rock Challenge...

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10 May 2016

Yr 13 Fylde Field Trip

In preparation for their Geography 4B exam next month Yr 13 attended an after school field trip to the Fylde to discover...

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09 May 2016

Mercury in Transit

Thank you to Mr Bridge and Mr Ashley for setting up the school telescope with a special solar filter this lunchtime so that we could all have a look at Mercury in Transit...

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29 Apr 2016

CBBC LipDub 2016

We have had some very exciting visitors this week after a student in Yr 7 contacted CBBC!

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BGS new sub brand approved

19 Apr 2016

Multi Academy Trusts - a letter to parents/carers

Many of you will have seen or heard in the news over recent weeks that the government has extended its plans for academising schools...

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19 Apr 2016

Miss Shah's Auschwitz Visit

On 21st March, Miss Shah - one of our Humanities teachers specialising in Religious Studies - was invited to accompany Haulocaust survivor Arek Hersh, to Auschwitz...

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18 Apr 2016

Music for Youth Competition 2016

On Sunday 20th March, we were proud to watch three separate music groups perform at Music for Youth, a national competition with the chance to perform at the Royal Albert Hall...

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11 Apr 2016

Ski Trip USA 2016

During the Easter break 42 students and 5 members of staff embarked on Bingley Grammar Schools first ever skit trip to the USA...

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21 Mar 2016

Fun at the Fair Concert

The Music Department's ' Fun at the Fair’ concert took place on Wednesday (9th March) evening. There was lots of musical entertainment from our varied music groups within school...

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18 Mar 2016

Interior Design Art Sessions

Earlier this month a class made up of students from each year group took part in a creative consultation session with Gilling Dod Architects, the Interior designers involved with the BRI’s new Children’s Wards...

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16 Mar 2016

Year 12 HE Information Evening

On Monday 21 March we will be holding a Higher Education Information Evening for Year 12 students and their parents/carers...

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10 Mar 2016

Business & Economics

At the end of February our Year 12 Business and Economics students gave a fantastic performance representing the school...

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02 Mar 2016

Bingley's Got Talent 2016

Last Thursday evening we were entertained by our talented students at our annual event, Bingley’s Got Talent. It was a great evening where...

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11 Feb 2016

Hairspray

Tuesday evening’s student led adapted production of ‘Hairspray the Musical’ was a performance worthy of London’s West End!

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29 Jan 2016

Yr 13 Science Trip

Yesterday Mrs Chambers and Mr Bridge took our Year 13 BTEC Science students to an event entitled ‘Into Film, Into Space’ at the Showcase Cinema, Birstall.

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29 Jan 2016

Hairspray Production

Our student led school production of ‘Hairspray the Musical’ will take place on Tues 09 Feb at 7:00pm. Our amazing actors, singers and dancers have been rehearsing like crazy and the set is looking fantastic!

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22 Jan 2016

Sixth Form Taster Sessions

Sixth Form Taster Session Information

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20 Jan 2016

Bingley's Got Talent 2016

Our A Level Preforming Arts students are once again organising and running our annual Bingley's Got Talent show.

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13 Jan 2016

National Citizen Service

join the National Citizen Service (NCS). National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for students in Yr 11 and Yr 12 that builds skills…

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07 Jan 2016

Awards Evening 2015

Bingley Grammar School's annual awards evening on Tuesday 15th December was once again a great success – students (past and present), parents, staff and governors came together at St. Georges Hall in Bradford to celebrate both academic and extra-curricular achievements.

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15 Dec 2015

Samaritan's Purse Shoe Box Appeal

Our Senior Student Team (the SST) have spent November promoting the Samaritan's Purse Shoe Box Appeal 'Operation Christmas Child'.

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10 Dec 2015

The Clothes Show 2015

On Tuesday 8th December a coach full of Textiles students headed down to the NEC in Birmingham for the Clothes Show 2015.

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25 Nov 2015

Sixth form guidance evening 2016

Sixth Form Guidance Evening 2016 Monday 18 January 2016 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm

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04 Nov 2015

Sir Fred Hoyle Centenary Event

We are proud to say we are holding a centenary event to mark the birth of our past student Sir Fred Hoyle on the 19th November at 7:00 - 9:00pm.

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04 Nov 2015

Castlefields Industrial Estate

Please be aware there is a new water main being laid on Castlefields Industrial Estate.

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19 Oct 2015

Samaritan's purse shoe box appeal

Our Senior Student Team (the SST) are organizing this year's Shoe Box Appeal.

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09 Oct 2015

Past Student Visits Computer Science

Our past student Tom Hanson gave a presentation on his University and work life.

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08 Oct 2015

Extra-curricular activities

Take a look at our extra-curricular timetables and get involved!

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22 Jul 2015

Sixth Form enrolment and the beginning of term

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03 Jul 2015

Year 12 progress days

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08 Jun 2015

BBC Music Day

On Friday 5 June Bradford Centenary Square was filled with music in a full day of live performances from orchestras, bands and choirs.

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14 May 2015

Half term maths revision classes

Maths revision classes during May half term holidays.

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14 May 2015

RSC Community Workshops at the Alhambra

Do you want the chance to work with the Royal Shakespeare Company?

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07 May 2015

Tomorrow's teachers

In partnership with Edge Hill University, eleven Year 12 students are being inducted onto the Tomorrow's Teachers course, with a key member of the Universities Education Faculty, Michael Ashton.

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23 Apr 2015

Lessons from Auschwitz

On 3 March two of our Yr 12 students, Caroline Shaw and Emma Walsh, travelled to Poland to participate in the 'Lessons from Auschwitz Project'.

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15 Apr 2015

Autism Awareness Week

As part of autism awareness week, all students will be watching the newsround special 'My Autism and Me'.

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15 Apr 2015

The Eco Team

Last term Mr Wilson and Mrs Rawling decided to form an environmental initiative group to raise awareness of environmental issues and try to reduce the carbon footprint within the school buildings.

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14 Apr 2015

Spring Theme Day

Last term's theme day was a great success once again.

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13 Apr 2015

The National Theatre Connections Festival

Year 10 students to perform at the West Yorkshire Playhouse!

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18 Mar 2015

Comic Relief

We enjoyed a fun-packed day on Friday and raised a lot of money for Comic Relief along the way.

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12 Mar 2015

CPA News

Creative and Performing Arts News. It is a busy two weeks in CPA, here is a brief outline of what's going on.

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09 Mar 2015

The Adventures of Miss Barnes

The Adventures of Miss Barnes is now available to view or download!

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02 Mar 2015

Higher Education and Careers information evening

Wednesday 11th March - Year 12 Higher Education and Careers Information Evening.

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13 Feb 2015

Yr 7 and Yr 12 working together

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week our Yr 7 Maths students from groups 7KR and 7AR put Maths into context by working with the Yr 12 BTEC Hospitality students in the Food Technology department.

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06 Feb 2015

Yr 10 and Yr 13 students working together

Twelve Yr 10 students under the direction of one of our Yr 13 students will perform for a director of the National Theatre next month.

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06 Feb 2015

Bingley's Got Talent 2015

Bingley's Got Talent this year was yet again a fantastic event.

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13 Jan 2015

Online Guidance for Parents

We have received a very useful online guide from West Yorkshire Police providing advice and guidance to parents/carers.

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09 Jan 2015

Sixth Form Guidance Evening

On Thursday 8th January we held our annual Sixth Form Guidance Evening.

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09 Jan 2015

Bingley Grammar is sponsoring an adult English course

We are pleased to be sponsoring an Adult English course which will be held at Eldwick Primary School starting on the 13th January.

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