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Year 7 Virtual Open Morning

Welcome to our page for the Virtual Open Morning for entry to Year 7 at Bristol Grammar School in 2021.

The event took place on Saturday 3 October 2020. If you were unable to attend, or missed any of the sessions, recordings of each of them are available to view below.

Welcome to BGS
BGS Headmaster, Jaideep Barot, talks about what makes BGS so special and introduces thoughts from some of our pupils on life at Bristol Grammar School.

Learning at BGS
Daniel Stone, Deputy Head with oversight of Learning at BGS, will talk through the wide range of academic opportunities available to children at BGS.

Click here to view Mr Stone's talk                                                          

Supporting Your Child: Wellbeing and Pastoral Care                    
Fran Ripley, Deputy Head with responsibility for the wellbeing of pupils, will spend time explaining our pastoral care system, how our staff are trained to recognise pupils who need help, and how we ensure children know who to turn to should they need support.

Click here to hear from Miss Ripley

A Day in the Life of Year 7
Daniel Watkins, Head of Year 7, will talk you through those first important days as a BGS pupil, and life thereafter.

Click here for Mr Watkins's presentation    

Life beyond the classroom
Rebecca Davies, Deputy Head with responsibility for the co-curricular provision, will discuss why the breadth of co-curricular opportunities matter so much to us at BGS.

Click here to watch Ms Davies talk    

Learning Support
Corinne Kempt, Head of Learning Support, will cover the support we provide to children as and when they need it.

Click here to view Mrs Kempt's talk    

The Admissions Process
Kate Jones, Assistant Head with responsibility for Admissions will talk through the Admissions process, including the process for applying for scholarships and means-tested bursary assistance. 

Click here to watch Mrs Jones

Our pupils' thoughts
If you'd like to hear from our Year 7 pupils, or our Head of School and her deputies (both featured in Mr Barot's welcome talk), the videos are linked below.

Meet our Year 7s

Hear from our Prefects