Year: 2016

Brownies visit Stacey Court

7th December 2016

At around 6.15 pm on Monday 5th December seventeen very excited and rather nervous Brownies climbed into two minibuses in order to go to Stacey Court, Bilton; a sheltered accommodation complex. The Brownies were off to share their Christmas Play – Christmas Candles – which they had been working on for the last five weeks…

Junior Cantata

7th December 2016

After weeks and weeks of hard work learning twelve songs and hundreds of words, the Juniors delivered an excellent and expressive performance of Jonah-Man Jazz and Swingin’ Samson by Michael Hurd. Narrators speaking between the pieces projected well and brought the story to life. Hanging behind the stage, set in beautiful acoustic of the Pugin…

Scholarship and Bursary process now open

5th December 2016

We are now considering applications for Academic and All-Rounder Scholarships from candidates who will be in Year 7 in September 2017 and means-tested bursary applications from prospective families whose children will be in Year 3 and above in September 2017. The Assessment Day for the Academic Scholarships is on Saturday 4th February. Those children applying…

Prep Schools Rugby Tournament

22nd November 2016

Our U11A rugby team competed in the district section of the Prep Schools Rugby Tournament at Wellingborough School on Sunday 20th November. Displaying excellent team play and quality of core rugby skills the team started the day with a 35-0 victory over local competition from Crackley Hall. Playing teams from all over the district was…

Pre-Prep Open House, 25 November 2016

18th November 2016

This term’s Pre-Prep Open House will take place on the 25th November from 1.30-3.00pm. Refreshments will be available in the gallery before a visit  to see pre-prep in action.  Please  email Liz Graham to register.  

Under 9A Rugby Festival

17th November 2016

Thanks to Mr Green for this report from the recent Rugby Festival at Winchester House. It was a cold, wet and miserable November lunchtime as we arrived at the Winchester House Rugby festival. The Under 9A team boys were an unknown quantity to me having not worked with them on the Rugby field before and…

Bosworth Battlefield

9th November 2016

Last Thursday, the 5th Form children visited Bosworth Battlefield to support their study of the Wars of the Roses in History. They had a guided walk around the battlefield where they learned a lot about the tactics and events of that fateful day in 1485. A medieval Captain then gave them a demonstration of medieval…

A Change in Chair for Bilton Grange Trust

9th November 2016

It is with immense gratitude for all that he has done that on Friday 4th October we said farewell to Jeremy Greenhalgh who has been Chairman of Bilton Grange Trust for 13 years and a Governor for 10 years before that. During his many years with the School Jeremy has presided over numerous changes including…

Fantastic Fireworks

7th November 2016

Described as the ‘best display ever’, pupils enjoyed a fantastic BG fireworks and bonfire party on Friday. With the voice of Guy Fawkes narrating the display and fireworks choreographed to music, pupils, teachers and parents all had a great time.  

Bilton Lecture with Jeremy Wright, MP for Kenilworth and Southam

7th November 2016

In the final Bilton Lecture of 2016 on Thursday 17th November, we welcome Jeremy Wright MP to share his experiences in politics. Born into a family of teachers, Jeremy began pursuing a career as a Barrister before making the move into politics. In 2003, Jeremy was chosen to represent the Conservative Party in Rugby and…