Year: 2015

Christmas Carol Service

14th December 2015

Our Senior and Junior Chapel Choirs were on fine form at our annual Carol Service at Rugby School Chapel. Photographs in our web gallery:

Tree Dressing

10th December 2015

Tree Dressing for the weekend of the Christmas Ball has been a tradition which Miss Melia introduced before she went down-under; so it was really exciting that she was able to be here to bedeck the limes along the Drive and to wow the Juniors, 5ths and 6ths with her rendition of a Maori creation…

Year 3 Carol Singing

10th December 2015

Year 3 had a busy day entertaining and bringing some Christmas spirit and good wishes to Rugby mankind.  Their first venue was carol singing at Drovers House followed by the second port of call for the day, the Hoskyn Day Centre.  At both places many smiles and tears of joy were in evidence.  To complete their busy schedule,…

The Music Department gets busy!

9th December 2015

What a ferociously busy time it’s been for the Music Department here at BG. Take a look below for a round-up of the latest musical activity.   Visit from Jason Goopy, Head of the Arts at Ambrose Treacy College, Brisbane   From 26 to 27 November, we were happy to host Jason Goopy, Head of…

Let them eat cake!

2nd December 2015

This week the Juniors have been investigating fractions through the eating of cake. They have been defining fractions and learning the correct terminology and then using cake to explore proper fractions and their equivalents. Before the feast they checked their cake was still complete (8/8 = 1) by adding the fractions, using both common denominators and using the equivalent…

Year 3 Making Musical History

2nd December 2015

The fabulous Year 3 orchestra, for the first time containing the entire year group, entertained Pre-Prep this week at an informal concert. All the children in the year group performed two Christmas carols, carefully arranged by the talented Miss Sellar. The audience were also treated to an array of festive solos.  What a super start to Advent and a wonderful contribution to…

Cub Scout Quiz Masters

2nd December 2015

On Saturday a quiz team from the 2nd Dunchurch Bilton Grange Cub Scout Pack attended the Warwickshire County Quiz in Leamington Spa, having qualified through the District Quiz held during the Science Day at BG in October. The six cubs from across Juniors, 3rd and 4th Form (the combined ages of the Cubs had to…

Boarders’ Trip to the SnowDome and Winter Wonderland

1st December 2015

On Sunday 30 boarders journeyed to the Tamworth SnowDome to enjoy an action-packed afternoon and evening of fun in the snow. The first part of the trip was the Winterwonderland experience where the pupils and staff enjoyed playing in real snow. Much fun was had; slipping, sliding, making snow angels, throwing snow balls and sledging in a…

Brownies and Guides support Guide Dogs at the Christmas Fair

1st December 2015

Dog themed goodies were on sale at the Guides and Brownies stall as they raised money for the Guide Dogs for the Blind at the FAB Christmas Fair. Together they had made dog Christmas presents, bags of dog themed chocolates and shortbread biscuits and ‘Any Occasion’ cards featuring dogs known to Brown Owl and, of…

Bilton Lecture by Sir Anthony Seldon, 21 January 2016

1st December 2015

In the second event of the Bilton Lecture series Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, will be talking about building happiness and wellbeing in schools. Sir Anthony is a political historian and commentator on British political leadership as well as one of the country’s most high profile commentators on education and leadership….