Month: January 2016

Musical Soloists Evening

27th January 2016

BG’s first Soloist Evening took place in the Pugin Library on Tuesday 26 January, with 36 performers dazzling the audience with a display of musical skill. Pupils earned their place in this concert by auditioning in class; this motivated many to practise over the Christmas holidays and through the first quarter of this term, and…

Happiness and wellbeing at Bilton Grange

25th January 2016

We were delighted to welcome Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and former Master of Wellington College, to the School to give the second Bilton Lecture on the topic of happiness, wellbeing and mindfulness. Speaking to a packed audience of parents, pupils and friends from the local community, Sir Anthony encouraged the…

Headmaster’s Challenge

20th January 2016

The Christmas edition of the Headmaster’s Challenge, which seeks to offer all Prep pupils an opportunity to show independent thinking skills and creativity, was on the theme of e-safety, participating in a county-wide initiative. A large number of excellent entries were received, but two stood out for their particularly imaginative response, both of which successfully…

Stargazing LIVE!

19th January 2016

An exciting and memorable, if very chilly, evening was spent stargazing with Mrs Lamont and Andrew last Wednesday.  The window of opportunity couldn’t be missed as the clouds dispersed and darkness fell.  Fortified by hot sausage rolls, chocolate banana rockets and hot chocolate, we ventured outside with every conceivable hat, scarf, glove, fleece blanket and…

Gangsta Granny

19th January 2016

On Friday 109 children from Juniors to 4ths and 11 staff left Bilton Grange to go and see David Walliams’s adaptation of Gangsta Granny at the New Theatre Oxford. Although this may not yet be deemed a children’s classic, the play was an amazing production and had all the children and adults enthralled. The costumes…

Bilton Grange offers support to pupils

5th January 2016

We are welcoming in the New Year by offering bursary and scholarship support to pupils who would particularly benefit from a BG education, whether as a boarder or as a day pupil. Bursaries and Scholarships are available from Year 3 upwards and are dependent on an application and interview process; parents may apply for both…