Three ‘lost’ swimming trophies are returned to BGS Archives

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammarians are delighted to announce that no fewer than three seemingly lost swimming trophies have now been restored to the BGS Archives thanks to the online appeal that [...]

Can you help us to locate these long-lost BGS swimming trophies?

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the few surviving photographs - taken by the County Down Spectator at the 1966 Gala - that features all the cups awarded for swimming. From left: [...]

PTA to hold gin tasting evening

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We at Bangor Grammarians are always happy to promote events staged on behalf of BGS by the very active Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Their latest fundraiser will take the [...]

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, [...]

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