Year: 2016

Prep Schools rugby playing day.

4th November 2016

What a fantastic way to finish the first half of term. On a glorious sunny day, the team enjoyed a morning of rugby training at Warwick school being taught by the Worcester Warriors. Over twenty schools were in attendance and a lot of core skills were developed and ‘new tricks’ learnt. We were most impressed…

Harvest at BG

11th October 2016

Early October marks Harvest at Bilton Grange, which was celebrated in two services led by Prep and Pre-prep children. On Sunday, members of the middle school led “The Wonder of Creation” in which we gave thanks for the fruits of creation, and we were delighted to welcome Dr Richard Maloney, headmaster of Uppingham School, and…

Adventures at Lunt Fort

10th October 2016

Sin, dex, sin, dex ,sin, dex……….. Our Year 3 arrived at the Lunt Fort and were met by a Roman soldier demanding a password to ensure they were friendly.  Fortunately someone knew ‘tomacula’ (or sausages) and the 28 new conscripts were taken in.  They then spent the day learning about life as a Roman soldier…

Boarders’ trip to Warwick Castle

3rd October 2016

  On Sunday, the boarders went on a trip to explore Warwick Castle in the beautiful autumn sunshine. They clambered around the battlements, going to the top of the tallest towers and learning how they could use machicolations and take advantage of the ‘killing zone’ to repel attackers. Some found the height rather disconcerting but…

St Edward’s Academic Challenge

28th September 2016

  On Monday, four members of the 4th Form attended an Academic Challenge at St Edward’s, Oxford. Rohan, Tom, Edgar and Jimmy were put through their paces against other prep and primary schools in a wide range of academic disciplines – our thanks to St Edward’s for hosting such a great day. The boys began…

Success In Musical Performance

28th September 2016

With the new term barely begun, musical learners of all stripes ventured to Rugby School on Tuesday 6 September to hear Michael Griffin, an Australian researcher and educator, talk about how to achieve success in musical performance. The presentation covered a range of fascinating scientific evidence and practical strategies to help pupils practise successfully. Pupils…

3D Printing has arrived!

27th September 2016

It is with great excitement that we can announce the arrival of our new 3D printer. Mr Tovey and his DT enthusiasts can’t stop smiling! We look forward to seeing some great creations ahead.    

The BiG Saturday

16th September 2016

At Bilton Grange we actively review and revise our curriculum to ensure that we offer the best opportunities to maximise our students’ learning. From September 2017 we will be making a change to our Saturday morning provision to our Juniors (Year 4) which will then follow through to the 3rd Form (Year 5) a year…

Welcome back Brownies and Guides

13th September 2016

To welcome back and welcome in new Brownies and Guides we began the school year with a wide game. In teams of 5, each headed up by a Guide, the girls had to solve an anagram with a guiding connection, make a carrier out of cane and string to transport dangerous rocket fuel, get the…

6th Form Common Room gets a makeover!

13th September 2016

The 6th Form Common Room underwent a dramatic makeover on Saturday thanks to a very kind offer by the Whittaker and Garland families and the ribbon was officially cut last night. The 6th Form and their tutors are bowled over with how amazing it looks – thank you for all your hard work.