Dec 08 2016

University Scholarships

Congratulation to :
Emma Young , T.C.D Entrance Exhibition
Alison Norman – UCD Entrance Scholarship
Lucy Fitzgerald – UCD Entrance Scholarship and Intel Scholarship for 4 years
Leon Collins Nagle – UCC Quercus Scholarship and Mary Ryan Scholarship for Languages

Dec 06 2016

‘League Tables – Sums wrong again’

Once again the newspapers grossly distort college entry figures by failing to count the high number from BGS past pupils entering top courses in the UK and Continental Europe along with excluding other courses altogether.

Dec 06 2016

French Club Update

For December Ms Roche organised a “masterclass in pâtisserie “. Ms Butler gave a demo on Tarte Tatin and then the students, under the watchful eye of Ms Roche, were given a recipe for French cookies “en Français”. There was great fun figuring out the recipe but the results were “delicieux”!!!


Dec 01 2016

Darren Sweetnam Features in today’s Examiner

Click here to link to article.

Nov 30 2016

Christmas Unplugged – 8th December 7:30PM


Nov 30 2016

Christmas Exam Timetable for Forms 1, 2 & 5

Click on this link to download the Christmas Exam timetable for Forms 1, 2 & 5  in PDF format.



Nov 25 2016

Concern Debating Win

Well done to our Concern Debating team who defeated St. Brendan’s of Killarney yesterday by unanimous decision. BGS successfully opposed the motion “France Should Allow Religious Symbols in Public Institutions”.img-20161124-wa0000

Nov 25 2016

Bowen Shield: BGS 12 – 6 CBC Photo Gallery

Nov 24 2016

Jessica Gill selected as finalist in the Health Service Executive National Essay Writing Competition

Congratulations to Jessica Gill, Form 4, one of six finalists in the Health Service Executive National Essay Writing Competition for Schools with her essay entitled “Consent for intimacy: what do young people think and do they really consider it?”.
Jessica is one of six students chosen to present her essay st the Royal College of Physicians Dublin on December 12th, when the overall winner will be announced.
Jessica also competed at the Bandon Soroptomists Public Speaking Regional Final last Saturday, with an excellent speech on the topic of slavery. She is a current member of the school’s Concern Debating team and an active member of the school’s Debating society.
Well done Jessica!

Nov 23 2016

Aoife Roche – Top Ag. Science Student in Ireland, Leaving Cert 2016

A huge congratulations to Aoife Roche who has been awarded the Marty Barrett Award 2016 for the student who gets the highest mark in Agricultural Science in the Leaving Certificate.

This is a fantastic achievement for Aoife and her teacher Mr. Buckley. She will receive her award at the IASTA (Irish Agricultural Science Teachers’ Association) Conference – ” Ag-Venture 2017″ due to be held in UCD at the Annual Dinner on Friday 3rd March, 2017.


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