“I know I’m part of something much bigger.”

Engaged in long traditions

“I love being a part of this.”

Engaged in my community

“I want to be the best I can.”

Engaged in the pursuit of excellence

“I get that from those to whom much is given will much be required.”

Engaged in the search for a deeper meaning

“We’re learning that everything around us
tells a story.”

Engaged in the world

“I want to make the most of my opportunities.”

Engaged in my future

Inspired at Grammar

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Nishanth Pathy
2014

Inspired to Excel

99.9 ATAR
Highest Ballarat ATAR
Tuckwell Scholarship

Inspired to Serve

Outstanding Community Service

Inspired To Lead

Represented Australia at International Model UN Conference

Elizabeth Wilson
Year 12

Inspired to Create

Multiple Awards for
Art and Writing

Inspired to Serve

Outstanding Community Service

Inspired To Dream Big

Film-Maker

Catherine Zhao
Year 6

Inspired to Strive

Swimming and
Cross-Country

Inspired to Serve

Helping Younger Students

Inspired to Excel

All-Round Academic High Achiever

Thomas Williams
Year 12

Inspired to Perform

Piano and
Percussion

Inspired to Serve

Giving Back to Community

Inspired to Strive

High Aspirations

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“We look to a positive future from a proud tradition. We build relationships based on warmth, respect and trust. We are passionate about learning and we strive for personal excellence in all areas of our lives. We want to achieve academic success, knowing that it takes hard work over a long period of time…”

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  1. Mon 03 Aug

    Sheepvention

    A chance for prospective families and all members of the Grammar community in the Hamilton area to call in and say hello, including an invitation to all members of the Grammar community to join us in the Graze Room for a light lunch on the Tuesday.

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  2. Wed 05 Aug

    Mallee Field Days

    A chance for prospective families and all members of the Grammar community to call in and say hello.

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    No booking required.

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  3. Tue 06 Oct

    Elmore Field Days

    A chance for prospective families and all members of the Grammar community to call in and say hello.

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    No booking required.

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  4. Fri 13 Nov

    Open Day

    A chance for prospective students and their families to see the School in action and explore what Grammar has to offer students from Kindergarten through to Year 12 – families visit a wide range of learning areas and have the chance to speak with staff and have any questions about life at Ballarat Grammar answered.

    Location – Gate B, Forest Street

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    No booking required.

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  1. Fri 04 Dec

    Choral Evensong Farewell to the Headmaster

    Mr Stephen Higgs will be retiring at the end of this year, bringing to a close 21 years as Headmaster at Ballarat Grammar.

    By way of farewell Mr Higgs has requested a service of Choral Evensong followed by a family picnic. This will be a wonderful opportunity for the Grammar community to celebrate his contribution to the School and to offer him our best wishes for the future.

    Significantly, the Headmaster has chosen a Choral Evensong for this occasion, recognising the value of the Choral Program established under his instruction when he started at the School.

    The Chapel of St Mark Chamber Choir is honoured to be involved in this important celebration and worship. We also feel that there is an opportunity to assemble a massed choir, including current and past students, teachers, parents and friends of the School for this event.

    Fr Peter Treloar has composed a new setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis for the occasion. Let All the World in Every Corner Sing by R Vaughn Williams, The Lord Bless You and Keep You by John Rutter, and a selection of hymns, including the School Anthem, will also be performed.

    This will be an amazing opportunity to be involved in the farewell for our esteemed Headmaster. We would love to include as many of our past students, staff and families in this event, as possible.

    Please contact the Music Office on +61 3 5338 0879 or email Sharon.kugel@bgs.vic.edu.au for more details or to register your interest by Friday 31 July.

    The service will be followed by a family picnic in Kit’s Garden and the Centennial Building Precinct.

    Further details about the picnic will follow soon. Seating in the WCPA will not be required for choir members. All other audience members will need ticketed seats.

    More details will follow soon

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