Bingley Grammar School

News

You can see our archived news stories in the folders on the left.

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16 Dec 2015

Christmas Concert 2015

Our music department put on a spectacular Christmas concert at school on Monday 7th December showcasing our many talented music groups.

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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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01 Dec 2015

Hour of Code

Next week is the International Hour of Code week.

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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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23 Nov 2015

Parent Focus Group

Come along to our next Parent Focus Group. The Parent Focus Group meets regularly to raise funds and discuss school related issues.

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20 Nov 2015

Fred Hoyle Centenary Events

Yesterday we celebrated Sir Fred Hoyle's Centenary with a Primary Science Day and Evening Lectures.

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16 Nov 2015

Poppy Appeal

We are extremely proud of our fantastic Yr 7 volunteers and sixth formers who have been selling poppies within school over the past few weeks.

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16 Nov 2015

Yr 11 Exam and Revision Evening Resources

Yr 11 Exam and Revision Evening Resources. Our Exam revision evening was extremely well attended last week.

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16 Nov 2015

Our new online school library catalogue

The online version of our school library catalogue is now up and running.

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10 Nov 2015

Year 11 exam information evening

A Year 11 Exam Information Evening for parents/carers will be held on the evening of Thursday, 12 November 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm in the Main Hall.

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10 Nov 2015

New bees rugby sessions for girls

Bingley Grammar School and Bradford and Bingley Rugby Club (Bees Rugby) have formed a partnership to develop rugby, and in particular girls rugby within school.

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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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22 Oct 2015

Bingley Bright Sparks Feedback

Our school run playgroup provides vital work experience opportunities for several of our GCSE and BTEC courses.

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19 Oct 2015

Form Group 9W1 Honour the Unknown Soldier

Last week Mrs Greening's Form Group all wrote individual messages onto cardboard poppies supplied by the British Legion.

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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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12 Oct 2015

Elite Kenyan Runner Links up with Bingley Grammar

During the summer break Mr Parapia met a young Kenyan runner whilst holidaying in Kenya.

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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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05 Oct 2015

House System Competitions

Our House System competitions run throughout the year.

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01 Oct 2015

Head Girl & Boy Chosen

The votes have been counted and our head girl and boy have been chosen!

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21 Sep 2015

Walking with the wounded

The Walk Of Britain (WoB) team arrived at Bingley Grammar School on Friday 18 September ready for the long walk to Ripponden.

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18 Sep 2015

Competition winners!

Following a compeition to design a position reward postcard, the following designs have been selected to be published.

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07 Sep 2015

Running with the Kenyans

Bingley Grammar School has been supporting education, including Sports education, in Kenya in a variety of ways with links to Jamhuri High School and Hospital Hill Primary School for many years.

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16 Jul 2015

Elizabethan Day

The RSC inspired Elizabethan Day was a great success.

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07 Jul 2015

Our Yr 11 Student Rebekah continues to break records

Our Yr 11 Student Rebekah continues to break records in weight lifting.

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06 Jul 2015

Inter-primary school science competition

At the beginning of June, Mr Brown set an inter-primary school Science competition and the Year 3 and Year 4 students have worked really hard on their entries.

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01 Jul 2015

The School's University Accreditation Scheme

Yr 7 celebration event for 'The Schools' University' in association with Edge Hill University.

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01 Jul 2015

Yr 6 Transition Day

Yesterday we welcomed next years Yr 7 students to Bingley Grammar for transition day.

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26 Jun 2015

Our Eco Team has won an award!

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23 Jun 2015

Football kit for the Kibera Kids Club, Kenya

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22 Jun 2015

Rebekah Tiler goes from strength to strength

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18 Jun 2015

Joseph is a 'Fireman' on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Yr 11 student Joseph Halloway became toe youngest 'fireman' at Keighley & Worth Valley railway earlier this month.

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18 Jun 2015

Bingley Bright Sparks Raise Money for Barnardos

On 10th June Bingley Bright Sparks did the Big Toddle 2015!

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11 Jun 2015

Headteacher's Open Door Clinic

Every half term I will be holding an Open Door Clinic for parents who would like to come and have a chat about any school-related issues concerning their children.

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11 Jun 2015

Year 11 leaving assembley

Yr 11 are all invited to attend a leaving assembly on Monday 15th June at 3 pm in G8/9.

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08 Jun 2015

North East Regional Swimming Championships

Congratulations to our Yr 7 student Archie Dunne who won a gold medal for the 50 metre freestyle at the North East Regional Swimming Championships on Saturday.

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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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27 May 2015

Parent Focus Group Quiz and Curry

Parent Focus Group Quiz and Curry night - Tuesday 7 July at 7pm at the White Horse in Bingley.

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14 May 2015

Anti-bullying ambassadors

Bingley Grammar School now has a team of fully trained anti-bullying ambassadors!

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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

Work Experience 2015

On Monday 25 March 270 of our Yr 10 students commenced their work experience placement and ventured out into the wonderful world of work.

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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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06 May 2015

National Theatre Connections Festival

Congratulations are due to our talented Yr 10 Drama group who performed at the Playhouse in Leeds last month.

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05 May 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company

Last week saw the RSC revisit Bingley Grammar School with workshops based on Much Ado About Nothing and then a live screening of the performance.

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01 May 2015

The Bradford City Fire Disaster

Many of us will remember the Bradford City Fire Disaster like it was yesterday.

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24 Apr 2015

'The Mini Lionheart Challenge'

This week we have had 335 Yr 5 pupils (from 8 Primary Schools) in school over 2 days to take part in 'The Mini LionHeart Challenge'.

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22 Apr 2015

The School's University Accreditation Scheme

We are pleased to be offering our Yr 7 students the chance to work with Edge Hill University to complete The Schools' University accreditation scheme.

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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

British Science Association Bronze Crest Award

Yr 10 students recieve British Science Association Bronze Crest Awards.

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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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19 Mar 2015

Maths revision classes

Maths Year 11 holiday revision in P block.

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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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06 Mar 2015

Mr McGregor wins T&A Schools Award 2015

Congratulations go to Mr McGregor for winning the secondary teacher of the year award at the T&A's Schools Awards last night!

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24 Feb 2015

Year 10 Drama performance

A Year 10 Drama group directed by a talented Year 13 student are going to perform for a director from the national theatre as part of the national theatre connections festival.

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13 Feb 2015

House Competitions

Some of our House Competitions may have been postponed temporarily due to the weather this term but that has not dampened the team spirit shown by Years 7, 8 and 9.

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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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13 Feb 2015

Yr 10 Football Success at Titus Salt School

Yesterday evening saw our unbeaten year 10's travel to Salts Grammar. With 95% of our squad available we were always going to be tough opposition!

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12 Feb 2015

Former student Gareth Batty appointed Captain of Surrey County cricket club

Gareth, 37, who attended Bingley Grammar School in the early 1990s, learned his cricket at Bradford & Bingley Cricket Club, where his father David Batty and older brother Jeremy also played.

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12 Feb 2015

Mr Parapia ran his second fastest 10k

Congratulations to the head of MFL Jamil Parapia, who earlier this month ran his second fastest 10k in seven years as he led his club Otley AC to the team prize in the Dewsbury 10k race.

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10 Feb 2015

Bradford Sports Hall Athletics Final

Our Yr 7 athletics team is going to the West Yorkshire finals!

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10 Feb 2015

Yr 8 Girls Walk for Charity

A group of our year 8 girls have been raising money for their house charity Teenage Cancer Trust.

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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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04 Feb 2015

X Factor's Danny Dearden visited Yr 8 as part of the Pop Beats Bullying programme

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27 Jan 2015

Yr 8 student Emily Sawyer has raised almost £1,000 for Allerton Cat Rescue

Emily Sawyer in Yr 8 has been raising money for over a year now for Allerton Cat Rescue.

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23 Jan 2015

Reuben Mantle Year 9

Yr 9 student Reuben Mantle has been selected for the Yorkshire and Humberside Triathlon Academy.

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20 Jan 2015

Yr 10 student Sophie Triumphs again!

Earlier this month Sophie Thackray attended the 2015 National Cyclocross championships in Abergavenny, Wales.

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14 Jan 2015

Year 8's Ski Trip to Pila, Italy

Yr 8 had an amazing experience skiing in Pila, Italy, this new year.

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13 Jan 2015

The Snow Queen

Last week Quantum Theatre brought the snow queen to BGS.

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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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06 Jan 2015

SSAT Parental Engagement Award Gold Standard

Bingley Grammar School has been awarded the prestigious SSAT Parent Engagement Award Gold Standard.

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05 Jan 2015

Charity event funds professional athletes

Our link with Jamhuri High in Nairobi continues to go from strength to strength - Mr Parapia has now arranged for professional athletes to help with training at Jamhuri High after money was raised at a fundraising event at the Aagrah in Shipley.

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