Year: 2015

The Romans head straight to Bilton Grange

20th November 2015

Bilton Grange was filled with Roman soldiers, gladiators and goddesses for a day as the Year 5 children dressed up to bring their term’s topic to life. One pupil even dressed as the famous Roman road, the Fosse Way and another as a Roman pillar. Together the pupils made mosaics, created their own Roman purses…

BG goes Supersonic at our first Bilton Lecture!

20th November 2015

Bloodhound Supersonic Car Ambassador, Henry Morshead, delivered an inspiring lecture to pupils, parents and staff on Thursday at the first ever Bilton Lecture. Speaking to a room of about 80 members of the BG community, Henry told of the UK’s race to become the first team to break the 1000mph world land speed record. Discussing…

Pupils delight at the informal concert

18th November 2015

Our second Informal Concert of the year saw a staggering 35 soloists and three ensembles perform to a packed Pugin Library on Monday 16 November. With so many in the audience, half of the library was turned into a green room for performers, who were nonetheless still able to share in the inspiration of the…

Super staff and children support an amazing cause

17th November 2015

Super-heroes and heroines filled the halls here at Bilton Grange on Friday as the staff and pupils dressed up to support Children in Need. Batman, Spiderman, Harry Potter, WW1 nurses and Stephen Hawking were just a few of the creative costumes on display with perhaps the most touching choice, the pupil who dressed as the neonatal…

Bilton Grange Success at U10 Rugby Festival

10th November 2015

Displaying the ‘best qualities of rugby’, the U10 festival was an enjoyable and competitive afternoon of prep school rugby. The honours guard, three cheers, referee appreciation and excellent team play on the pitch was a joy to watch and all seven schools deserve to be proud of their excellent performances. The Bilton Grange team got…

Macbeth at the Warwick Arts Centre

10th November 2015

BG pupils were honoured to take part in this year’s Shakespeare Schools’ Festival, performing Macbeth at the Warwick Arts Centre on Wednesday 4 November. The final performance was a triumph and we are incredibly proud of all the pupils and staff involved. With the performance such a short time from the beginning of the school…

Bilton Lecture, 19 November

9th November 2015

Join us for our first Bilton Lecture on 19th November at 7.30pm to hear ambassador Henry Morshead discussing the Bloodhound Supersonic car ( This UK-led, global project is aiming to build a supersonic car that will not only beat the current land speed world record but also smash the 1,000mph barrier. The car made its first debut…

Science savvy Cubs win badges

30th October 2015

Earlier this month, 110 Cub Scouts from across the Rugby District came to School for a day of Science. The Cubs spent Saturday in the School science labs using microscopes to examine cheek cells, enjoying a science show presented by GoGecko, baking bread and making rockets, coloured fire and slime in order to meet the…

Arabella jumps for joy

22nd October 2015

Congratulations to Arabella who competed on behalf of Bilton Grange in the Bloxham School eventer challenge at Washbrook Farm, home of the Aston-le-Walls Horse Trials. Arabella was the youngest competitor by 4 years and competed against pupils from a variety of Prep Schools on a very tough course. Despite this, she stormed around and came 8th…

Ancient Greek Day

22nd October 2015

The Juniors had a fun-packed day learning about the Ancient Greeks – from daily life to ancient games, mythical monsters and battles royal, bringing the ancient civilisation vividly to life.