October’s Edinburgh Dinner is proving popular!

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are delighted with the response to date amongst former pupils of Bangor Grammar School to the revived Edinburgh Dinner, which will be held at the Royal Scots Club [...]

It’s never too late to return a book to the School Library!

September 6th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many thanks to past pupil Roy Willis for permitting us to share with our members this story of the library book he recently returned to Bangor Grammar School – [...]

NHS in crisis!! Four Year of 2011 ex-pupils graduate in Medicine – avoid getting sick in Scotland!!

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammarians extend hearty congratulations to Crisanto Espana, Luke Dornan and Phil Anderson, all from the Year of 2011 and all recent graduates in Medicine from Dundee University. Matthew [...]

Jonny and Jordie pay wonderful tribute to their friend Michael Whitford

July 10th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When the editor of The Grammarian, the annual magazine for past pupils of Bangor Grammar School, invited past contributor Jonny Blair to write a tribute (for the forthcoming 2017 [...]

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: [...]

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), [...]

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