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 [...]

Memories sought of BGS Swimming Galas

April 16th, 2017|Categories: Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This Spectator report from September 1968 was one of the last to cover the BGS Gala when it was held at Pickie Pool but it continued to be held [...]

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 [...]

Bowl victory for BGS 1st XV tinged with sadness

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

Congratulations to the Bangor Grammar School 1st XV on securing the Danske Bank Schools’ Bowl yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon with a convincing 41-3 victory over local rivals Regent House at [...]

London (Dinner) Calling!!

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

It's not too late to book a place at the 32nd annual Bangor Grammarians London Dinner, which takes place on Friday 24 March at the Wesley Hotel, 81-103 Euston [...]

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 [...]

First XV to contest Schools’ Bowl Final on 1 March

February 21st, 2017|Categories: History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , |

Not to be outdone, the School’s First XV qualified for the Schools' Bowl Final with a 36-20 away victory over Lurgan College last Saturday. They will play Regent House [...]

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