Commemorating the life of old boy Royal Marine Billy Atherton, who was killed during the fighting in Normandy, aged only 19.Billy was one of 46 old boys of the school known to have died in the Second World War.
Teachers helped to produce visors to be distributed to key workers in the local area during the first lockdown, May 2020. Producing 235 visors in just two days, the team delivered them to care homes, pharmacies and GP surgeries throughout across Bury.
A staff collaboration to bring people together. Each member of staff created a piece of artwork, consisting of clay and fire crackers! All ceramic vessels are displayed together as one installation as a symbol of unity.
The first of many joint cross-curricular projects, the Biology and Art Departments worked alongside ceramist Phillip Garrett in designing and learning the facial features within the human head. All these sculptures have a full skeletal detail underneath the layers of clay, which are anatomically correct.
The BGS Imaginarium is a platform for staff to launch cross and joint curricular projects across all divisions of Bury Grammar School. The aim of the BGS Imaginarium is to foster a love of learning, develop subject knowledge and enhance the School's Super Curriculum. Collaborating together strengthens relationships between departments, staff, pupils and home.
Inspired by Graphic Designer Patrick Smith, pupils created their own abstract paintings looking at mental health through a variation of languages in a joint collaboration project between the MFL and the Art Departments.
Celebrating 100 years of women's right to vote. This project was delivered by Miss Halstead (Head of History) enlightening pupils of emotional tales of the suffragettes and suffragists. Pupils captured memories of the times are encased in a body of clay.
'Posting Positivity' is an initiative between Bury Grammar School, Bury Council and Tesco, whereby we asked families to write a letter, create a poem or produce an inspirational drawing which were sent to people in care homes across the town of Bury during the first lockdown.
These six figures from the national project 'There But Not There' have been donated to the school by The Armed Forces Covenant as a recognition of the long standing links between BGS and the British Forces.