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40 years of coeducation 1980–2020
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September 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Bristol Grammar School becoming fully coeducational. Prior to this, girls had only been able to join the Sixth Form but, from September 1980 girls were admitted to the Third Form (now Year 7) and the Lower School (now BGS Juniors) as well.

To celebrate the positive impact that becoming coeducational has had on the lives of Bristol Grammar School's pupils and staff, we will be marking the 40th anniversary with a year of events and activities.

The celebrations were due to begin with a Garden Party at BGS on Saturday 12 September, 2.00pm–5.00pm. However, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to postpone this event. A rescheduled date will be announced on this page. 

More details will follow closer to the time but for now register your interest to be kept up-to-date with our plans. You can also find information on these pages on how to join the OBs database to reconnect with former classmates, or submit a memory or photograph you would be happy for us to share as we reflect on the last forty years at BGS. 

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The Great Hall at Bristol Grammar School
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Garden Party – Postponed: Saturday 12 September - new date TBC

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The Old Bristolians

Join the Old Bristolians' online database and reconnect with former classmates.

Share your memories

We'd love to know how you remember your time at BGS, or see photos and memorabilia from your years at the School. Click here to find out how to share them with us.