GN winter 2016


​The winter edition of grammar news magazine is out now. The magazine focuses on sport at BGS; examining its impact and importance, and taking a look at some of our Old Boys who have left their mark on the world stage.

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Also in grammar news we examine recent graduate outcomes, including profiling two of our newest Old Boys who were accepted​ to Harvard and Oxford.

We hear from the students who participated in the latest Seifu Exchange to Japan, one of the longest-running exchanges of its kind in Australia.

We take a look at the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) subjects, while our His Future section focuses on leadership, examining how our students learn to lead.

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​​Cover image: ​ One of BGS’ greatest ever sportsmen, Tom Lawton, sits on the right in the photo featuring the 1916 rugby honour cap winners. At school he was a standout all-round sportsman, dominating in cricket, tennis, rowing, swimming, and athletics. After school he went on to play for the Wallabies, captaining in every Test he played. More on page 17. Lawton is joined by Victor Grenning who is also seated. He was a member of the Firsts rugby side for four years and Firsts cricket team for three years, and won the shooting championship in his senior year. More on page 36. The third boy standing in the photo is Colin Stewart. He was part of the Firsts rugby side for three years, and a top rowing, and track and field competitor. Lawton and Grenning were both Rhodes Scholars.​​