Bingley Grammar School

News

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

IMG_7511 web

26 Nov 2020

Staff Food Bank Collection

This half term our staff have been bringing in staple goods and tasty treats to donate to Mrs Greening's Foodbank appeal...

Read more >>

24 Nov 2020

Mr Atkinson's Update 24.11.20

Read more >>

13 Nov 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Message

Read more >>

Lest we forget web

11 Nov 2020

Remembrance Day

Today students in all year groups have been learning about the history and significance of Remembrance Day...

Read more >>

06 Nov 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Message 06.11.20

Good afternoon, It has been great to have our students back in school this week and even though there has been much upheaval in the world around them they have settled back into their studies very well...

Read more >>

27 Oct 2020

Advice for Holiday Hunger

We hope all our families are having a happy and healthy half term but there is help available if holiday hunger is affecting you...

Read more >>

23 Oct 2020

Road Closure in Wilsden Affecting School Bus Services

Read more >>

ABoY certificates group photo web

19 Oct 2020

Archbishop of York Young Leaders

Last year 15 Year 8 students joined the KS3 Archbishop of York Young leaders Award group...

Read more >>

16 Oct 2020

Curriculum Update

Mr Weston has sent an email to all parent/carers regarding the timetable changes which will begin on Monday...

Read more >>

Read for Good logo web

15 Oct 2020

Extreme Reading Competition

Back in March, our students took part in many activities to celebrate World Book Day...

Read more >>

Square

12 Oct 2020

World Mental Health Day

On Friday, students and staff raised awareness and showed their support for World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10th October) by wearing something yellow...

Read more >>

Bingley Bookworms square

12 Oct 2020

Bingley Bookworms

Our English department has started a new online book club which has been launched for Years 7 and 8...

Read more >>

Louie with certificate web

12 Oct 2020

Scholarship Awarded form The London Institute of Banking & Finance

We were delighted to report that Louie C in Year 13 achieved outstanding results...

Read more >>

09 Oct 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Update

Today has been an excellent day with students specifically focusing on ways to support their own and others' wellbeing...

Read more >>

Square

07 Oct 2020

Wear Yellow for World Mental Health Day

On Saturday (10th October) it is World Mental Health Day...

Read more >>

02 Oct 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Update 2nd October 2020

Friday has come round quickly again and yet again it has been an excellent week where students have really shown a sense of 'belonging' to Bingley Grammar School...

Read more >>

IMG_7366

29 Sep 2020

Virtual Action Day

On Tuesday 15th September Finn and Elliot in Year 10 took part in a virtual action day...

Read more >>

29 Sep 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Update

Autumn has certainly arrived and it was good to see the majority of students were arriving with a coat over their blazer to protect themselves from the elements...

Read more >>

img-3-1679

21 Sep 2020

Virtual Open Evening

Monday 28th September 5.30 - 8.00pm

Read more >>

18 Sep 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Update

Firstly, I would like to say congratulations to all our students for getting through the first full week at Bingley Grammar School. It has been amazing to see everyone back and working to keep our school community 'SAFE'...

Read more >>

17 Sep 2020

School Meals and ParentPay

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus please be aware that we now operate a cashless system with payments for school meals and trips only being accepted online through ParentPay...

Read more >>

16 Sep 2020

Mr Atkinson's Mid-week Update

Dear parents/carers, This week has flown by with the school returning to some sense of normality...

Read more >>

14 Sep 2020

Parking Concerns

Over the past week we have received several complaints from local residents about our parent/carers parking dangerously when dropping off and picking up...

Read more >>

11 Sep 2020

Mr Atkinson's Friday Message

Thank you for everyone's hard work in ensuring the school opened back up safely this week. Students in all year groups have responded to the new changes magnificently...

Read more >>

10 Sep 2020

Mr Atkinson's Message

Read more >>

457D3S_4864-

10 Sep 2020

Ties Update

Read more >>

09 Sep 2020

Today's Message from Mr Atkinson

Read more >>

08 Sep 2020

A Message from Mr Atkinson

Read more >>

07 Sep 2020

School Update

Please read today's update from Mr Atkinson for Parent/Carers...

Read more >>

05 Sep 2020

A Message for Year 7 Parents and Carers

We had a great first day on Friday and the Year 7 cohort applied themselves superbly to their new surroundings...

Read more >>

14 Jul 2020

Full School Closure Notice

We will be fully closing the school for the week of 20.07.20 to 24.07.20 (including the office) to allow the staff that have been on-site for the majority of the lockdown period to have a well-deserved break...

Read more >>

13 Jul 2020

Hegarty Maths Hall of Fame

This year Bingley pupils have spent an incredible 21,509 hours learning on the website answering 838,158 questions!

Read more >>

10 Jul 2020

A Message for Year 6 Parents/Carers

For Parents/Carers of Year 6 students who are joining Bingley Grammar School in Sept as Year 7...

Read more >>

50Years,50Challenges_FinalLogo-sml (1)

09 Jul 2020

Airedale Hospital 50 Years Fundraiser

Airedale Hospital have contacted Bingley Grammar School asking for help. 2020 is their 50th anniversary, but because of COVID-19 all their anniversary celebrations have had to be cancelled. However…

Read more >>

Eleanor_Temple

06 Jul 2020

An Inspirational Message from Eleanor Temple

Last week Mr Parapia sent out his weekly email to Year 8 and 9 (now the new Year 9 and 10!) with an inspirational message from Eleanor Temple. Eleanor is one of Mr Parapia's personal friends and also a highly successful Barrister and Deputy District Judge...

Read more >>

19 Jun 2020

National School Sport Week at Home 2020

Mr Swann sent out an exciting email from the PE department yesterday to all our students inviting them to take part in the National School Sport Week at Home 2020!

Read more >>

BGS_6form_logo

18 Jun 2020

Sixth Form Information

Information for current Year 11 and Year 12 students and their parent/carers...

Read more >>

429D3S_4719- (Large)

17 Jun 2020

Transition Information

Sadly, due to the current situation we are unable to do our normal transition events this year so we have put together a section on our school website for our new Year 7s and their parent/carers...

Read more >>

Metro M bus logo

04 Jun 2020

Applying for a School Bus Pass

Currently all school bus applications must be done online. Click for more information...

Read more >>

19 May 2020

Purchasing School Uniform

Parent/Carers will now be starting to think about school uniform for the next school year, especially those of our new Year 7 intake...

Read more >>

06 Apr 2020

FREE SCHOOL MEALS UPDATE

An email has just been sent to all parent/carers, please ignore it if you have not been affected by this. Parents of children already in receipt of Free School Meals do not need to take any action...

Read more >>

30 Mar 2020

WARNING - Free school meals scam

The Department for Education is raising awareness of a scam email about free school meals...

Read more >>

image0

27 Mar 2020

Supercook App

Mrs Wilkinson has found an app which can be used creatively to help plan meals and reduce food waste...

Read more >>

27 Mar 2020

A Message to our Parent/Carers

A message from Mrs Dean...

Read more >>

IMG_7465

19 Mar 2020

Yrs 11, 12 & 13

Due to all exams being cancelled we have told all students in Years 11, 12 and 13 there is no need to come into school tomorrow...

Read more >>

19 Mar 2020

A Message from Mr Weston for Yr 11 and Yr 13

This morning Mr Weston spoke to our Year 11 and Year 13 students...

Read more >>

18 Mar 2020

Work for students not in school

For those students not in school, we are setting up a provision to carry on learning from home...

Read more >>

IMG_0415 web

18 Mar 2020

Amnesty Advisery Group

We are proud to have two students in Year 12 who have been chosen to be members of the Amnesty Youth Advisory Committee...

Read more >>

IMG_6958

17 Mar 2020

Soap Making Workshops

On Monday 2nd March Year 7 and 8 students enjoyed a Soap Making Workshop run by our Science Technicians....

Read more >>

IMG_5773 web

17 Mar 2020

ABoY Youth Conference, York

On Friday 6th March Miss Shah, Mrs Dean, Mr Durrans, and six students from Miss Shah's ABOY Young Leader's award group, were invited to speak at the ABOY Young leaders award conference...

Read more >>

16 Mar 2020

Yr 11 Revision Support

Last Thursday (12th March) Mrs Dean held a Revision Support Information Evening for Parent/Carers...

Read more >>

IMG_6858 web

11 Mar 2020

Yr 8 Computing Trip to Bradford University

At the end of February, a group of Year 8 students were given the opportunity to visit the University of Bradford to attend a workshop in Computing due to their interest in this subject...

Read more >>

IMG_7017

10 Mar 2020

Arek Hersh Visits Year 7

On Wednesday 4th March, we welcomed back Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh and his wife Jean to share Arek’s story with our Yr 7 students...

Read more >>

06 Mar 2020

Yr 8 Big Bang Trip - Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, the trip to the Big Bang in Birmingham on the 12th of March has had to be cancelled...

Read more >>

IMG_6887

04 Mar 2020

Yr 10 Careers trip

On Monday 02 March, our Careers Officer took a group of Yr 10 and 11 students to visit local publishing company Emerald Group...

Read more >>

02 Mar 2020

Yr 11 Revision Support Session

Mrs Dean will be running a revision support session for parent/carers on Thursday 12th March at 6.00pm...

Read more >>

01 Mar 2020

School Catering

We have been assured by our catering company that there will be a catering service for our students on Monday...

Read more >>

IMG_6739

28 Feb 2020

MFL Spelling & Translation Bee

On Monday 24th February Year 7 and 8 linguists took part in the inter-class Spelling and Translation Bee...

Read more >>

IMG_6325 web

27 Feb 2020

Send My Friend to School Campaign Champions

At the end of January Finn and Elliot in Year 9, with the help of Miss Shah, took part in a skype interview to become Campaign Champions for the ‘Send My Friend to School’ programme...

Read more >>

25 Feb 2020

Brilliant Club Success for Isaac

Last year Isaac C (now in Year 9) was chosen to take part in the Brilliant Club Scholars Programme....

Read more >>

IMG_6697 web

24 Feb 2020

ABoY Bake Sale

Just before half term Miss Shah's Archbishop of York Young Leaders Award group decided to hold a bake sale to raise money for the BRI Children's Ward...

Read more >>

IMG_5876

14 Feb 2020

NCS Assembly and Award

On Monday and Thursday this week the NCS came into school to talk to our Year 11 students...

Read more >>

13 Feb 2020

Netball Team News

Last week our PE department took netball teams from Years 7, 10 and 11 to play 4 matches against Bradford Grammar...

Read more >>

IMG-4204

12 Feb 2020

Year 12 Brilliant Club Graduation Trip

On Thursday 8th February 14 Year 12 students went to Leeds University to graduate from their course with The Scholars Programme...

Read more >>

KS4 Theatre Trip web

07 Feb 2020

KS4 An Inspector Calls Theatre Trip

On Thursday 30th January the English Department took a group of KS4 students to see An Inspector Calls at the Alhambra Bradford...

Read more >>

IMG_5871

07 Feb 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day Assemblies

Last week Mr Ward focussed assemblies for all year groups on Holocaust Memorial Day and the Stop Hate UK campaign...

Read more >>

IMG_6582

06 Feb 2020

Yr 8 Yorkshire Games Fest Trip

Yesterday 32 Year 7 and 8 students visited the National Science & Media Museum to take part in the Yorkshire Games Festival...

Read more >>

Yr 7 Tombola web

04 Feb 2020

Yr 7 Charity Tombola

Last Friday a group of Year 7 students held a charity chocolate tombola during lunch break...

Read more >>

Yr 12 Bake Sale Jan 2020 web

29 Jan 2020

Yr 12 Charity Bake Sale

On Tuesday morning our Yr 7 and Yr 8 students enjoyed break time treats from the Yr 12 bake sale...

Read more >>

IMG_6356 web

29 Jan 2020

Psychology Attachment Workshop

On Thursday 23 Jan, our Year 12 A Level Psychology students took part in a real life demonstration of a famous psychological technique known as the Strange Situation...

Read more >>

Adult Maths Class at Eldwick Primary

23 Jan 2020

FREE Adult Maths Classes

Eldwick Primary are running free Maths classes for adults every Thursday morning starting on 30th January...

Read more >>

IMG_0121

22 Jan 2020

Solutions Not Sides

On Wednesday 22 January we welcomed the organisation Solutions not Sides into school to speak to some of our Year 10 RE students and Sixth Form RE/History students...

Read more >>

IMG_6069

20 Jan 2020

Yr 8 Stock Market Enterprise Challenge

On Thursday 19th December our Year 8s took part in an Enterprise Day run by the NYBEP (North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership)...

Read more >>

BGS School Direct Logo web

16 Jan 2020

'Get into Teaching' Event

We will be hosting our next 'Get into Teaching' event on February 24th here at Bingley Grammar School from 3.30pm to 5.00pm...

Read more >>

IMG_5980

15 Jan 2020

Yr 7 Chocolate Box Enterprise Challenge

On Wednesday 18th December, our Year 7 students took part in an Enterprise event run by the NYBEP (North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership)...

Read more >>

think road safety

08 Jan 2020

Road Safety Assemblies

At the beginning of the week Mr Atkinson held assemblies for Years 7-10 focussing on road safety...

Read more >>