Month: February 2016

Bilton Lecture with General Sir Michael Rose: War and Peace in the 21st Century, Thursday 28th April 2016

29th February 2016

In the third event of the Bilton Lecture series, we welcome General Sir Michael Rose KCB, CBE, DSO, QGM, to our School; he joins us to share his experience in the Army and SAS and to give us his thoughts on the world in the 21st century. General Sir Michael has extensive experience worldwide, particularly…

Uppingham’s Prep School Orchestral Day

29th February 2016

BG pupils attended Uppingham School’s annual Prep School Orchestral Day on Thursday 25 February. The day involved sectionals and ensemble rehearsals with the expert Music team at Uppingham, culminating in a concert to parents. At the beginning of the concert, we were all treated to the excellent work of Uppingham’s Jazz Orchestra. The Prep School…

BG pupils are flying!

10th February 2016

Bilton Grange is very proud of pupils Kieran and Ivor who are taking part in a brand new TV show – Airmageddon – where contestants compete flying remote-controlled drones in an ultimate test of aerial skill. Whilst sworn to secrecy about the outcomes until the show airs on CBBC later this month, the pair are…

Open Morning, 12 March at 10.30am

10th February 2016

This term’s Open Morning for prospective families will take place on Saturday 12th March 2016 at 10:30am, finishing at about 1pm. Open Morning is an informal and informative opportunity to get to know Bilton Grange a little better. Staff and current parents will be on hand to answer your questions on what makes an education here…

Joseph

10th February 2016

Way, way back, many centuries ago, not long after the bible began, BG Juniors started rehearsing for their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Mrs Penrose and Mrs Osiatynski had a dream – any dream – and it came true on Friday 5 February at 6.30pm in the Ravenscroft.   An unexpectedly large…

Bilton Grange to grow seeds from space!

2nd February 2016

Pupils at Bilton Grange are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space. In September, 2kg of rocket seeds were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) on Soyuz 44S where they will spend several months in microgravity before returning to Earth in…