Maths department survey – your help sought

April 25th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

past-pupil-questionnaire We've been asked by Head of Maths Jonathan Todd to share this survey amongst followers of the Grammarians' website and Facebook page. The School is keen to stay [...]

Tickets still available (just!) for PTA Gala Ball

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tickets for the PTA Gala Ball in October are selling fast! Just 60 are left and an appeal is going out to Bangor Grammarians wishing to attend to contact [...]

Tributes are paid to Bangor Grammarian Gifford McConkey

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gifford aged 14 IT is with sincere regret we record the death of Bangor Grammarian George Gifford McConkey at the Ulster Hospital on Sunday past (2 April), [...]

Josh Martin – our sincere condolences to family and school community

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is with deep regret that we note the passing of pupil Josh Martin after a long fight against cancer. On behalf of the entire Association we send our [...]

Pride in our Medallion team despite semi-final defeat

February 26th, 2017|Categories: History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Saturday’s Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Medallion Shield semi-final saw Bangor Grammar School losing out to a very strong Royal School, Armagh XV at the Queen’s University Arena. Despite the [...]

Funeral information

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: History, Members, News, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The funeral service for the late Walter Dowdall (see earlier post) will take place at Wesley Centenary Methodist Church, Hamilton Road, on Friday (24 February) at 1pm, with interment [...]

Past pupil who gave many years of service to Bangor Grammar School (updated)

February 20th, 2017|Categories: History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It is with deep regret we record the death on Monday past (20 February) of our good friend and highly respected colleague Walter Dowdall. Born on 14 April 1927, [...]

Anyone interested in an Edinburgh Dinner?

January 28th, 2017|Categories: Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammarians would be very keen to instigate an online discussion via our website and Facebook page about the merits of staging an Edinburgh Dinner in the coming months. [...]

Trip the light fantastic at BGS Gala Ball!

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Now a well-established and well-attended event thanks to the endeavours of the School's hardworking PTA, this year's BGS Gala Ball will be held at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel on [...]

Boxing Day hockey picture parade!

December 30th, 2016|Categories: Members, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The annual Boxing Day hockey fixtures went ahead at BGS on Monday past in excellent conditions. A report courtesy of George Wilson will follow but in the meantime we [...]

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