Virtual Open Day 2020

Discover the opportunities at Queensland's leading school for boys.

Welcome to the dedicated BGS Virtual Open Day webpage, where you can explore the benefits of a BGS education, take a virtual tour of the BGS campuses, watch videos from key BGS staff and read about the School’s Master Plan.

On Saturday, 25 July 2020, we streamed a Live Q&A where key BGS staff answered questions submitted by the community. Presenters included the Headmaster and Director of Enrolments, among other leaders. Click here to watch the video.

Live Q&A
Virtual Tour

Our Values

Learning

A culture of excellence challenges boys to achieve their individual best.

Leadership

Boys become thoughtful and confident men of character.

Endeavour

Nil sine labore – nothing without work – is embedded in the School’s culture.

Respect

Boys develop respect for themselves and others.

From the Headmaster

Welcome to Brisbane Grammar School. We are an inclusive community, where students from diverse backgrounds combine to live the School's values of learning, leadership, endeavour, respect and community. Watch a video from the Headmaster now.

BGS Education

The BGS academic culture celebrates effort and teachers encourage each boy to achieve his personal best. Read about how we foster a community of lifelong learners.

Boarding at BGS | Years 5 to 12

A warm welcome to BGS Boarding, where boys from all over the world experience the academic and cocurricular opportunities at Queensland’s leading school for boys. Read about our Boarding program and facilities.

STEAM Precinct

Brisbane Grammar School’s unrivalled reputation for the teaching of science and the arts will be enhanced with the completion of the new STEAM precinct in mid-2023. Read more about how STEAM is taking BGS to new heights.

Academic Results

The academic results of Brisbane Grammar School’s Class of 2019 are representative of the excellent outcomes achieved by BGS students. Read their academic results, which are representative of the excellent outcomes achieved by all BGS students.

Beyond BGS

BGS opens a world of opportunities. The School aims to equip graduates with skills they will need for jobs of the future. Graduates also gain access to Brisbane Grammar Connect – a platform for networking, mentoring and job opportunities within the community. Discover the opportunities, read more now.

BGS Teachers | A Culture of Excellence

Our teachers are a community of learners who lead our culture of excellence. Read about how they challenge students of all ages and abilities to think critically and creatively, and how they gained new innovative insight from the COVID-19 crisis.

Personalised Learning

BGS uses data to deliver personalised learning for our students. Learn about how we use evidence-informed decisions to support student learning. 

BGS History

Discover the history of Brisbane's first Grammar School and first independent boys school, established in 1869. Watch a video from the BGS150 celebrations.

BGS Community

BGS aims to engage with all members of the community – past, present and future students and parents to friends, staff and Old Boys. The School encourages everyone to get involved in community activities, events and groups throughout the year. Read more now.

Middle School | Years 5 to 8

The vibrant Middle School classrooms, libraries and social spaces are located within the grounds of the School’s main campus and are designed for adolescent boys. Lessons are crafted by teachers dedicated to making school an exciting place to learn, play and grow. Watch a video from the Acting Head of Middle School now.

Senior School | Years 9 to 12

The BGS academic program aims to fulfill the School's academic mission by providing quality teaching across core subjects, sciences, cultural studies, humanities and creative arts. Read more now.

Student Wellbeing

Student Wellbeing at BGS offers an extensive series of support networks, leadership opportunities and a structured student wellbeing curriculum to guide and encourage our young men as they grow and mature. Boys give back to their community in Public Purpose and Immersion programs. Read more now.

Outdoor Education

Beyond the Spring Hill campus, BGS owns an exceptional Outdoor Education Centre that gives boys the opportunity to learn as they connect with the natural world. Detailed lesson plans to teach basic survival skills. Boys develop personal skills, such as leadership, problem solving, effective communication, teamwork and living in a community. Read more now.

Sport

The BGS tradition is to proudly represent the light dark blue. At BGS, sport complements the academic experience and provide important learning opportunities. With a focus on teamwork, commitment, discipline, setting goals and striving for personal bests, every boy is encouraged to challenge himself and try something new. Read more now.

Arts

Cultural activities are woven through the fabric of Brisbane Grammar School’s daily life and form a key part of the Cocurriculum program. BGS offers the study of Music, Drama, Art and Design with extension activities offered across the visual and performing arts. Read more now.

Clubs and Activities

Whatever a boy’s interest, there is a club or activity for him to pursue his passion. The School offers over 30 clubs and activities, allowing boys to explore everything from aviation and photography, to robotics, astronomy, reading, entrepreneurship, martial arts, designing, building and environmental conservation, and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Click the image above to view activities on offer.

BGS Prospectus

Enrolment FAQs

Contact Enrolments or Update Details

For more information about Open Day, contact communications@brisbanegrammar.com or +61 7 3834 5200.