Bingley Grammar School

News

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

28 Dec 2018

Keighley Bus Strike Jan 2019

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21 Dec 2018

Yr 7 and 8 Drama Production

On Wednesday 19 December, our Year 7 and Year 8 Drama Clubs put on a performance for parent/carers to showcase their talents...

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20 Dec 2018

Max 7 Christmas Tree Festival Trip

Last week Max 7 visited All Saints Parish Church in Bingley to look at the Christmas Trees on display including their own...

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20 Dec 2018

A Level Certificate & Awards Gathering

On Monday 17 December our 2017-18 cohort of Year 13 students were invited into school to collect their examination certificates, enjoy some festive refreshments and catch up with their old teachers and friends...

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20 Dec 2018

9W1 Chocolate Raffle

Over the last few weeks Mrs Greening's form group 9W1 have been working towards their Organisation LORIC award...

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19 Dec 2018

Gardening Club

To begin the group's gardening journey, Ms Cane took 12 students to visit the University of Leeds at the end of September...

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18 Dec 2018

Christmas Baking Club

Well it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Food and Nutrition department!

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17 Dec 2018

Christmas Concert 2018

Last Thursday night parent/carers, friends and family were treated to an amazing show full of music and song...

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13 Dec 2018

Yrs 8 and 9 Enterprise Challenge

Last week our Year 8 and 9 students enjoyed a series of one day workshops with the Ryman National Enterprise Challenge team...

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11 Dec 2018

The Riot Act Road Safety Performance

On Monday 10th December our Year 7s were entertained by the engaging ‘Riot Act’ theatre-in-education performance group...

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05 Dec 2018

Yr 10 Speak Out Challenge

On Tuesday 27th November, 20 Year 10 students completed a workshop with a professional trainer for public speaking as part of the Speak Out Challenge...

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03 Dec 2018

Yr 9 Rugby Tournament

On Tuesday 27th Nov, Mr Swann took 17 Year 9s to play against Woodhouse Grove...

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03 Dec 2018

Yrs 7 and 8 House Football Tournaments

At the beginning of November, Mr Swann and the House Captains ran the annual Year 7 and Year 8 Football House Competitions...

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03 Dec 2018

Mr Craven praised by the SSAT Leadership Legacy Project

Last year Mr Craven became an SSAT Leadership Legacy Project Fellow, after completing a year of training opportunities and contributing to the wider teaching community...

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30 Nov 2018

Keighley Bus Strike Information

We have just received the following information from Transdev Keighley Bus Company regarding the planned strike action on Tuesday 4th December next week:

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28 Nov 2018

Yr 10 Teenage Cancer Trust Assembly

On Monday Lenny from the Teenage Cancer Trust came into school to talk about understanding Cancer and the challenges teenagers and young people with cancer face...

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28 Nov 2018

Yr 9 Food Bank Collection

Mrs Braime and Miss Whitaker's Form Group 902 have been working on a community fund raising learning journey by collecting for a local food bank...

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28 Nov 2018

Yr 9 Maths House Competition

On Monday the Maths department held our first House Maths Competition...

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28 Nov 2018

Yr 12 Brilliant Club

On Friday 16th November 14 students from Year 12 attended the University of Sheffield to be introduced to the 'Scholars programme' run by the Brilliant Club...

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27 Nov 2018

Remembrance Day Poppies

During the week building up to Remembrance Sunday our students took part in a variety of activities to raise money for the British Legion and remember the sacrifice people made for us in the First and Second War...

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26 Nov 2018

Centre of Excellence status for our Financial Education

Bingley Grammar School has been awarded Centre of Excellence Status in Financial Education by the Young Money organisation...

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23 Nov 2018

MP Phillip Davies Visit and Prize Giving

On the 2nd November, Shipley MP Philip Davies visited our school to award all our students who entered his British Heroes competition...

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22 Nov 2018

Yr 11 Art Workshop with Jake Attree

On Monday our Year 11 Art students enjoyed a full day workshop with the local artist Jake Attree...

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20 Nov 2018

UKMT's Senior Maths Team Challenge

On 14th November, four of our top mathematicians from Years 11 and 12 travelled with Ms Sands to the University of Leeds to take part in the UK Mathematics Trust's Senior Team Challenge...

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20 Nov 2018

Yr 10 Rugby Festival

Last Thursday our Year 10 Rugby team attended a Rugby Festival at Baildon Rugby Club playing teams from Ilkley and Parkside under the floodlights...

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16 Nov 2018

Antibiotics Awareness Week

To raise awareness of Antibiotics Awareness Week Miss Cane opened up one of the science labs on Monday lunchtime to run a series of experiments showing students how bacteria and antibiotics work...

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16 Nov 2018

Student Visit to Thompson Court

On Friday 9th November Miss Shah took her Archbishop of York Award Young Leaders to visit the residents at Thompson Court Care Home in Crossflatts...

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15 Nov 2018

Yr 8 Rugby Festival

Yesterday evening our Year 8 Rugby team took part in a Rugby Festival at Ilkley Rugby Club...

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13 Nov 2018

Under 14s Netball Matches v Salts

Last Tuesday our U14 Netball teams played two enjoyable matches against Titus Salt School...

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09 Nov 2018

9S3 Charity Bake Sale

Well done to Mr Ninson's form group 9S3 who ran a charity bake sale on Thursday...

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09 Nov 2018

Poppy Appeal 2018

Many of our Year 8 students have been busy selling poppies this week...

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07 Nov 2018

Vote for Poppy!

Since the end of September many of us have been tuning into the CBBC show ‘Got What It Takes?’ to watch our very talented Year 8 student Poppy (and her mum!) take part...

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07 Nov 2018

Yr 11 Art Trip to Kirkstall Abbey

Last week our Year 11 Art students took a trip to Kirkstall Abbey to focus on landscape drawing...

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05 Nov 2018

Arek Hersh 90th Birthday Celebration

On Thursday 1st Nov, Miss Shah and her students organised a 90th birthday celebration for Arek Hersh who turned 90 on the 13th September...

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02 Nov 2018

Yr 12 Science Titration Lesson

This week our Year 12 Applied Scientists have been carrying out their practical assignment...

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02 Nov 2018

Yr 8 Hospitality Morning Tea

On Wednesday two groups of Year 8 Hospitality students made and served a 'morning tea' for our school Site Team...

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01 Nov 2018

Yr 7 Science of Fireworks

This week our Year 7 students are all having fun designing their own fireworks in Science...

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31 Oct 2018

Sixth Form Trip to Cyber Re:Coded

On Monday 15th October, our Year 12 Computer Science students visited London to attend Cyber Re:Coded...

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19 Oct 2018

Halloween Baking Club

On Tuesday 16th October Mrs Wilkinson and Mrs Wentling were assisted by Yr 9 students Eleanor and Katie in running the Halloween baking club for Years 7 and 8...

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18 Oct 2018

Year 9 Rugby Festival

Last night was the second Year 9 Rugby Festival of the season and the team is playing extremely well...

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17 Oct 2018

Yr 7 Rugby Festival

On Tuesday 16th October, Mr Swann took 15 Year 7 students to play in a Rugby Festival at Parkside School...

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16 Oct 2018

European Day of Languages Prize Winners

During our European Day of Languages at the end of September, our school catering company P&A Food management ran a competition in the school restaurant...

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15 Oct 2018

Leeds Beckett Professional Experience Day

As a result of our ongoing partnership with Leeds Beckett University we were asked to host a Professional Experience Day for 38 students who are in the first year of their degree in Educational Studies...

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12 Oct 2018

Sports Teams

Yesterday we had three teams from different year groups playing different sports at matches and festivals home and away!

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12 Oct 2018

Yr 12 Enactus Day

Last Friday a group of 14 Sixth Form volunteers travelled to Leeds Beckett University to take part in the Enactus Next Generation Leaders Project...

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11 Oct 2018

Open Evening Thank You

Last month our staff and students opened up our school to Year 5 and 6 children and their families for our annual Open Evening...

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10 Oct 2018

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. We cover wellbeing and mental health regularly in our assemblies and in our PSE lessons. The mental wellbeing of our students and staff is very important to us...

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08 Oct 2018

Sixth Form Greenbeetz

Our newly extended and modernised sixth form building now offers more at lunchtime!

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05 Oct 2018

Yr 11 Football Festival

Yesterday Mr Bridge took our Year 11 Football Team to a football festival at South Craven School. Our boys played teams from U.A.K, Beckfoot and South Craven during the event...

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03 Oct 2018

Author Alex Scarrow Visits Yr 7

Last Thursday our Year 7s were treated to a visit from Sci-Fi Author Alex Scarrow thanks to the Broughton Hall Children's Literature Festival...

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02 Oct 2018

Mr Weston and Mrs Dean are now Fellows of the Chartered College of Teaching

Our Headteacher Mr Weston, and Deputy Headteacher Mrs Dean have been recognised for their contributions to teaching by being accepted as one of 262 leading educationalists across the country as Fellows of the Chartered College of Teaching...

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28 Sep 2018

Kenyan Activity Week

At the end of last term, the KS3 subject leaders worked together to undertake a cross curricular project based on Kenya...

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26 Sep 2018

Parking Concerns

Over the last couple of weeks local residents have voiced concerns about parking on the main road and the side streets around the school site...

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21 Sep 2018

European Day of Languages

The European Day of Languages is on Wednesday 26th Sept and we will be celebrating all week in school!

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13 Sep 2018

Calling All Past Students!

If you’re a former student of Bingley Grammar School, we want to hear from you!

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13 Sep 2018

Talented Year 8 Poppy E is going to be on TV!

We are extremely proud and pleased to tell you about Year 8 Poppy E’s amazing summer experience...

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12 Sep 2018

Yr 7 and 8 French Trip

At the beginning of June last term, Mrs Greening, Miss Wright and Mr Ward took 30 Year 7 and 8 students to Normandy to practice their French, learn about the culture, and sample the cuisine...

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11 Sep 2018

FREE Adult Maths Classes

Eldwick Primary are running adult Maths classes every Tuesday morning..

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06 Sep 2018

Year Group Launch Evenings

Our Year Group launch events begin today with the Yr 12 event this evening...

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05 Sep 2018

Year 7s First Day!

Our new Year 7s are settling in really well and beginning to find their way around...

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23 Aug 2018

GCSE Results Day 2018

We are extremely proud of all our Year 11s who have worked so hard to reach their goals, it has been a really rewarding day welcoming the students back into school to pick up their well-earned results...

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16 Aug 2018

A Level Results Day 2018

Bingley Grammar Sixth Form Students have done extremely well across the broad curriculum we offer in their A Level, Vocational and Technical qualifications...

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25 Jul 2018

Yr 11 Prom 2018

On Thursday 5th July, just after their final GCSE exams, our Year 11 students gathered at the Mercure Bankfield Hotel to celebrate their time at Bingley Grammar School...

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24 Jul 2018

Bright Sparks Summer Party

It was the Summer Party at Bingley Bright Sparks yesterday. Many of the parents brought fabulous cakes and goodies for everyone to share...

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24 Jul 2018

Yr 8 Malham Trips 2018

The annual Bingley Grammar summer hike up to Yorkshire's limestone pavement at Malham happened again last week and as ever the students enjoyed every minute!

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23 Jul 2018

Gamezstation Reward Day

Last week we welcomed the Gamezstation Bus into school...

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23 Jul 2018

Yr 7 Shakespeare Performance

On the evening of Tuesday 17th July our Yr 7 Drama Club performed Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing...

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23 Jul 2018

Yr 8 Drama Performance 'Forgotten'

In January the Year 8 Drama club began the challenge of taking on a complete play. 'Forgotten' is a sequel to the well known and loved story of 'Peter Pan'. It explores the character of Gwen who is Wendy once she is older and has left Neverland...

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23 Jul 2018

Sports Day 2018

On Thursday 19th July students from all year groups gathered on the sports field to challenge themselves and enjoy the many events our sports department had organised...

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20 Jul 2018

KS3 & KS4 Summer Awards Evening

On the evening of Thurs 12th July, many of our staff, students and their families gathered in the marquee for an evening of celebration...

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20 Jul 2018

ABoY Summer Tea Party

On the 17th July, we organised our 3rd annual tea party for residents of Cottingley Hall and Thompson court care home...

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20 Jul 2018

GCSE and A Level Art Exhibition

On the evening of Thurs 12th July, Mr Davenport and the Art department opened the GCSE and A Level art exhibition to friends and families of our students...

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19 Jul 2018

Plastic Fantastic Workshop

As part of the University of Leeds Festival of Arts & Humanities Week, Year 9 students took part in a workshop during their double Geography lesson led by PhD student Suzanna Matoh...

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19 Jul 2018

Commando Chef 2018

On the 5th and 6th July, Royal Marine chef Colour Sergeant Mike Beaton and Navy physical trainer, Andrea Marshall visited the Food and Nutrition Department to talk about energy balance and healthy diets...

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17 Jul 2018

Yr 9 GCSE Geology Trip

The Year 9 GCSE Geology group carried out a really successful field trip to Clapham and Ingleborough Caves on Thursday 12th July, supported by Mr Allen, Mr Weston and Mr Martin (all of whom are qualified Geologists!)...

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17 Jul 2018

Fun Kitchen 2018

On Thursday 5th and Friday 6th July, we had the pleasure of hosting a 2-day food science cookery event led by the company Fun Kitchen...

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16 Jul 2018

Yr 12 Progress Days

On Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th July Year 12 students took some time away from lessons to take part in our two Progress Days...

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16 Jul 2018

Summer Music Concert

On the evening of Tuesday 10th July, our Music department welcomed friends and family to our Summer Concert where our music groups and soloists entertained our guests with many different genres of music...

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13 Jul 2018

Yr 7 Computing Theme Day

On the 28th June Year 7 students enjoyed a Computing Theme day...

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13 Jul 2018

Elizabethan Day

To bring the times of Shakespeare to life, we held an Elizabethan Day which was once again a huge success...

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12 Jul 2018

Meeting Sir Richard Branson

Last week Miss Shah was given the opportunity to travel to London accompanied by one of our sixth form students to meet Sir Richard Branson...

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12 Jul 2018

Careers Fair 2018

Yesterday the marquee was bustling with students and visitors from universities, colleges and organisations at our Careers Fair...

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11 Jul 2018

DofE Bronze Award Qualifying Expedition 2018

On July 5th and 6th, 44 Year 9 and 10 students departed from school to complete their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh qualifying expedition...

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11 Jul 2018

51 Postcards of Praise for Mr Barker

We are often asked why our school has toilet attendants in the main girls and boys toilets – Chris and Pam are valued members of the site team who keep the facilities clean throughout the day for our students and also play an important role in the pastoral care we offer in school...

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09 Jul 2018

NatWest Dream Big Event

On Monday 2nd July, Mr Atkinson and Mrs Bradley took a group of Year 10 girls out of school to the 'Dream Big' event run by Natwest at Headingly Cricket Ground...

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06 Jul 2018

Yr 7 and 8 Westminster Trip

On Friday 29th June, 10 students from KS3, made a visit to Westminster, where they were given a tour of Parliament and met the Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Jennifer Crook...

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05 Jul 2018

Aleena Wins the Regional Speak Out Challenge

Earlier this year in March, 30 Year 10 students took part in a Speak Out public speaking workshop to improve their confidence...

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04 Jul 2018

Yr 7 Online Safety & Mental Health Assembly

Yesterday Year 7 were visited by the band New Kings Order to entertain them and deliver an important message...

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29 Jun 2018

Yr 13 Leavers Ball 2018

Last Friday our Yr 13 had a fantastic evening at the Leavers' Ball...

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25 Jun 2018

Yr 10 Football League Winners

On Friday 15th June, Mr Hill and Mr Swann took the Year 10 Football team to UAK for the Bradford School's Football Final against Beckfoot Thornton...

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21 Jun 2018

Matrix Challenge 2018

Yesterday we were visited by the Regional Cyber Crime Unit who came into school to deliver the Matrix Challenge 2018 Roadshow...

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19 Jun 2018

Yr 12 Sport & Physical Activity Walk

On Wednesday (13 June) our Year 12 Sport and Physical Activity students enjoyed a day in the Yorkshire Dales...

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15 Jun 2018

Primary Science Day

Yesterday we welcomed students from Eldwick Primary into school to take part in the first of our annual Primary Science Days 'Cow Do You Do?'

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12 Jun 2018

Yr 9 Netball League Winners!

Yesterday Mr Weston met with our Year 9 Netball team to congratulate them on becoming the Under 14B Bradford School’s league winners!

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11 Jun 2018

Yr 8 Spelling Bee Regional Final

On Tuesday 5th June, our 3 school finalists took part in the Year 8 Translation Bee Regional Final at Sheffield Hallam University...

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08 Jun 2018

Taste of Game Pheasant Preparation and Cooking

This term students in the Food and Nutrition department are acquiring advanced skills in preparation for the new GCSE...

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07 Jun 2018

Geography RERF Trip

At the end of May Mr Conboy, Mr Ward, Mrs Ridley and student teacher Mr Nunn took students to visit the Leeds RERF (Recycling and Energy Recover Facility) to find out what happens to all of our waste...

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06 Jun 2018

Max 7 Pot Sunflower Seeds for Transition Students

Yesterday our Max 7 students in 7AR and 7NE planted sunflowers as gifts for the Year 6 students ready for transition day...

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06 Jun 2018

Past Students Tour BGS

It was lovely to meet past students Dr Geoff Shepherd and Philip Butterfield who both attended Bingley Grammar between 1955-62...

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29 May 2018

Author Kit Berry Inspires

On the 24th May we welcomed the author of the successful Stonewylde books, Kit Berry to inspire our students...

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25 May 2018

Yr 9 and 10 Brilliant Club Graduation

On the 11th May, our Year 9 and 10 Brilliant Club students visited the University of Leeds to receive their certificates and recognition for all their hard work...

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24 May 2018

East Morton Primary Drama Workshops

On Wednesday 23rd May, our Music and Drama department held a day of Shakespeare for the Year 5 and 6 students from East Morton Primary as part of their Arts Week...

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23 May 2018

Vintage Bingley Grammar Photos

We would like to thank Wilsden Auctions for these 2 old photos dating back to 1937 which they gave to our Governor, Mr Mann recently...

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18 May 2018

Yr 7 Football Festival

Yesterday Mr McGregor took a team of boys to Parkside School for the Keighley & District Year 7 Football Festival...

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18 May 2018

Max 7 Textiles Maps

Over the past few weeks our Max 7 groups have been creating weather maps using fabric...

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17 May 2018

National Numeracy Day

Yesterday (Wed 16th May) was the inaugural National Numeracy Day which has been developed to increase awareness of the impact numeracy has on people’s lives especially when they leave school...

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17 May 2018

Setting Off on the DofE Training Expedition

Our Year 9 and 10 DofE students are now all well on their way navigating themselves to Addingham where they will camp overnight...

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17 May 2018

Food & Nutrition Revision Takeaways!

This week students in the Food and Nutrition department are having a takeaway with a difference...

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16 May 2018

Yr 9 Booster Jabs

Next Tuesday 22nd May the School Nursing team will be in school to administer the Yr 9 booster jabs for Meningitis and DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio)...

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15 May 2018

Join our Orchestra!

Our School Orchestra, run by Mr McGuffie, meets every Tuesday morning at 8.00am downstairs in the Music/Quinn block...

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11 May 2018

RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch

The Year 7 and 8 students following the Alternative Curriculum Pathway have been busy birdwatching!

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04 May 2018

Year 7 & 8 OSA Certificate of Online Safety

The importance of online safety cannot be under estimated and we are taking steps to ensure our students are well equipped to understand and embrace modern technology...

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03 May 2018

Saxophonics Concerts

Last Friday the Saxophonics entertained the residents of Aire Valley Court, an assisted living complex near Myrtle Park, with their lively interpretations of popular music and film scores...

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02 May 2018

Shell Energy Competition

Mrs Waddington asked her Yr 7 Science group to solve the problem set by the oil company Shell...

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02 May 2018

Year 8 Salters' Chemistry Challenge

On 25th April, Mr Allen and Mrs Snowden took four Year 8 students to compete in the Salters/Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemistry Challenge at Bradford University...

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30 Apr 2018

Fatimah talks at ITT Conference, MMU

Earlier this month, Year 13 student Fatimah, attended an ITT (Initial Teacher Training) conference at Manchester Metropolitan University...

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27 Apr 2018

Yr 13 EPQ Presentation Evening

On Tuesday 24th April, 35 Year 13 students completed presentations of their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)...

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27 Apr 2018

Acts of Kindness Awards

At the end of February we received a letter from the Rotary Club of Bingley inviting us to nominate one of our students who, in our opinion, reflected the Rotary motto of 'service above self'...

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27 Apr 2018

Yr 7 and 8 Brilliant Club Launch

At the end of March, 23 students from Years 7 and 8 went on a launch trip to the University of Sheffield to be introduced to the 'Scholars programme' run by the Brilliant Club...

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26 Apr 2018

Yr 8 Headteacher's Awards

This morning it was Year 8's turn - Mr Weston met with a fantastic group of students and presented them with their Headteacher's awards...

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26 Apr 2018

Bright Sparks Filming

Last Wednesday, our Bingley Bright Sparks playgroup welcomed five 2nd Year BA Filmmaking students from the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University to film the group...

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26 Apr 2018

Team Xtreme Cheerleading

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26 Apr 2018

Medical Emails

We now have a dedicated email address for medical/first aid issues...

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24 Apr 2018

Yr 7 Headteacher's Awards

This morning Mr Weston was pleased to present a group of Year 7 students with their Headteacher's awards...

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24 Apr 2018

Yr 7 Football Team

The Year 7 Football team had a brilliant day attending a football festival held at Beckfoot on Thursday 19th April...

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23 Apr 2018

Yr 8 Drama Reward Performance

This morning over 100 Year 8 students were rewarded for their Engagement with Learning (EWL) in Drama with a drama performance...

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23 Apr 2018

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Meeting

Our Anti-bullying Ambassadors met with Mr Atkinson last Thursday to develop a plan of action...

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20 Apr 2018

Yr 10 Headteacher's Awards

Congratulations to all our Year 10 students who received Headteacher's Awards yesterday for their Engagement with Learning...

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20 Apr 2018

Yr 13 Drama Exam Performances

Our Yr 13 Drama students are taking their final exam this morning...

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18 Apr 2018

FREE Adult Maths Classes

Eldwick Primary are running Maths classes for adults every Tuesday morning...

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18 Apr 2018

Teacher Training Advice Open Event

Ever considered a career in teaching? Not sure what options are available? Come along to Bingley Grammar School on Mon 23rd April at 4.00pm - 5.30pm to find out more...

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17 Apr 2018

Duke of Edinburgh Award 2018

This year we have many students in Yr 9 and Yr 10 undertaking their Bronze level Duke of Edinburgh Award...

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17 Apr 2018

Year 8 Girls Computing Trip

On the 14th March Mrs Boparai took 43 Year 8 girls who were chosen by their Computing teachers, in recognition of their hard work and consistent good effort in lessons, to attend a workshop at the University of Bradford...

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16 Apr 2018

Parking Concerns April 2018

We have been informed by members of the public that parent/carers are still using Castlefields Industrial Estate to park and wait for their sons/daughters causing a serious safety risk as well as disruption to the local businesses...

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16 Apr 2018

Yr 8 Options Evening 2018

Just to remind you, we are holding our Key Stage 4 (GCSE) Options Evening on Wednesday 18th April between 5.30pm - 7.30pm, for Year 8 students and their parents/carers...

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26 Mar 2018

Ofsted Inspection Tomorrow

We have been notified that we will be inspected by Ofsted tomorrow (Tuesday 27th March). Please use the Parent View online survey to give your opinion of the school...

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23 Mar 2018

Help for Heroes Bake Sale

At break time today, Libby and Hazel set up their stall and sold their home made treats to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes...

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23 Mar 2018

Speak Out Challenge

On Monday 19th March, 25 Year 10 students completed a workshop with a professional trainer for public speaking as part of the Speak Out Challenge...

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22 Mar 2018

Cambridge Roadshow

Today, we welcomed three students from Cambridge University into school to speak to a group of our Year 11s and 12s about life at Cambridge...

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22 Mar 2018

A Day in the Life of a Student Teacher

This year we have had 20 student teachers undertake their placements with us. One of our student teachers, Mr Nunn, has written ‘a day in the life’ diary page which you can read here...

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21 Mar 2018

Junior Maths Team Challenge

On Tuesday 13th March, four of our Junior Maths Club took part in the Junior Regional Maths Team Challenge at Bradford Grammar School...

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21 Mar 2018

School Buses from September 2018

We have received the following information from the School Bus Company, Metro Generation M. Please read if it applies to you, or your son/daughter...

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20 Mar 2018

Swimming Gala Champions

On Saturday Evening, the local Primary and Upper schools took part in the annual Bingley Schools Swimming Gala at Shipley Swimming Pool...

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20 Mar 2018

Yr 7 Visited by Arek Hersh

On Tuesday 13th March, Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh and his wife Jean came to speak to our Yr 7 students...

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19 Mar 2018

Sport Relief Sponsored Mile

The PE department are holding a Sponsored Mile fun run in aid of Sport Relief after school on Friday (23rd March). Student can walk, hop, run or jump round the course!

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19 Mar 2018

Our First Basketball Matches!

Mr Hill has been running the after school Basketball club on Mondays since the beginning of the year and the teams are really beginning to improve their game...

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16 Mar 2018

Bradford Schools Awards 2018

Last night our much-loved Mrs Puddy attended the Bradford Schools Awards at the Aagrah Midpoint in Bradford...

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14 Mar 2018

ABoY Award Litter Pick

This is the second year Miss Shah has run the Archbishop of York Young Leaders Award as an after-school club...

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13 Mar 2018

Award Nomination for Mrs Puddy!

We are pleased to announce that Mrs Puddy has been nominated and shortlisted for the Bradford Schools Secondary Teacher of the Year Award!

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09 Mar 2018

Anti-Bullying Ambassador Training

On Tuesday 6th March, 21 students from Years 7 - 10 became official Anti-Bullying Ambassadors through attending the Princess Diana Award Anti-Bullying Day at Samuel Lister Academy...

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08 Mar 2018

"Options at 18" Information Evening

It was great to see so many students and their parent/carers attend the "Options at 18" Information Evening last night...

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06 Mar 2018

Yr 8 Italy Ski Trip 2018

Our annual trip to the fabulous Aosta valley took place over February half term this year. This year 31 Year 8 students had signed up for a week of learning to ski (or improving their skills) spending the week based in central Aosta and skiing in Pila...

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05 Mar 2018

Maths Clubs, Comps and Trips

Our Maths department runs weekly clubs for students to get involved and have fun with Maths and there are lots of events and challenges coming up...

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27 Feb 2018

Feb Half Term Teaching in Kenya

During the February half term, six of our teachers visited Kenya to teach in our partner schools...

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26 Feb 2018

USA Ski Trip 2018

During February half term, a group of Year 10 & 11 students and 5 members of staff embarked on their trip to New York in order to undertake the Bingley Grammar Alpine Ski School at Whiteface Mountain, home to the 1980 winter Olympics...

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23 Feb 2018

Thank you letter from Crossflatts Primary

Yesterday Mr Weston was delighted to receive a letter from Crossflatts Primary School thanking him for the wooden Giraffe we made for them...

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23 Feb 2018

Parent Focus Group Refreshments

The Parent Focus Group have started to provide hot drinks and refreshments for you to purchase at parents' evenings...

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23 Feb 2018

Sixth Form Iceland Trip 2018

On Saturday 10th February 2018, 25 Year 13 students and 3 Geography teachers set off excitedly on the inaugural BGS trip to Iceland...

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22 Feb 2018

Yr 12 Brilliant Club Graduation

On Friday 9th February a group of our Year 12 Brilliant Club students attended their Scholars Programme graduation at the University of Leeds...

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22 Feb 2018

NCS Assemblies

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week the NCS came into school to talk to our Year 11 and 12 students about their summer programme packed with amazing experiences...

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20 Feb 2018

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On Friday 16th February three of our students were proud to be chosen to greet and assist Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall on her visit to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway...

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19 Feb 2018

Yr 9 Careers Workshop

Just before half term on Tuesday 6th Feb, we were joined by a team of marketing professionals from Dentsu Aegis Network in Leeds...

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07 Feb 2018

Food Science Aprons Donation

We would like to thank Mr Sidat and the Parent Focus Group for their generous donations which have helped to pay for our new aprons in the Food Science & Nutrition department...

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06 Feb 2018

Writing Competitions for WBD2018

World Book Day is approaching and our English department is running two creative writing competitions for students in Years 7, 8 and 9...

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05 Feb 2018

Headteacher's Clinic

On Wednesday (7th February) Mr Weston will be holding an Open Door Clinic for parents/carers who would like to come and have a chat about any school-related issues concerning their children...

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05 Feb 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018

Tomorrow, Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally (Tues 6th Feb)...

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05 Feb 2018

Former Student's Third Novel Published

Former student Lisa Firth, who writes as Mary Jayne Baker, is launching her third book entitled 'A Bicycle Made For Two'...

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02 Feb 2018

Yr 7 and 8 Headteacher's Awards

This week, groups of Year 7 and Year 8 students met with Mr Weston to be praised for their approach to learning...

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26 Jan 2018

Bingley Amnesty Youth Group

The Bingley Amnesty youth group is made up of students from all year groups. Over the last half term they have been supporting the Amnesty Write for Rights campaign...

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25 Jan 2018

Higher Education & Careers Information Evening

Wednesday 7th March 2018 - Year 12 Higher Education and Careers Information Evening...

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25 Jan 2018

Solutions Not Sides

Last Friday 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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24 Jan 2018

Yr 10 Teenage Cancer Trust Assembly

On Monday Lenny from the Teenage Cancer Trust came into school to talk about understanding Cancer and the challenges teenagers and young people with cancer face...

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23 Jan 2018

Awards Evening

Just before the Christmas break we were lucky enough to celebrate with our students past and present at our Annual Awards Ceremony...

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17 Jan 2018

Just In Case - School Closure Procedure

As we are experiencing bad weather this week please note: The school will remain open, unless the school site is not safe. When the school is open, even during inclement weather, attendance is required...

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16 Jan 2018

Yr 9 and 10 Brilliant Club Launch Trip

Yesterday morning Mrs Williams and Mrs Bradley took our Year 9 and 10 Brilliant Club students to the Scholars Programme launch event at Sheffield University...

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11 Jan 2018

Yr 9 Student Praise Meeting

Yesterday, 30 Year 9 students met with Mr Weston to be recognised for achieving the highest percentage progress in classroom 'Engagement With Learning' (EWL) in the year group...

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11 Jan 2018

Yr 9 Girls Rugby Coaching

This month our Yr 9 girls PE groups have been coached by James Oliver from the RFU...

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05 Jan 2018

Adult Maths & Parent Peer Support Sessions

The Adult Maths Classes run by the 4LC at Eldwick Primary School have spaces available for anyone wanting to brush up on their maths skills...

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