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Bury Grammar School Girls Bridge Road, Bury BL9 0HH Tel 0161 797 2808 Fax 0161 763 4658 E mail firstname.lastname@example.org Web www.bgsg.bury.sch.uk Although believed correct at the time of printing, certain statements in this brochure may become out of date from time to time. Parents wishing to place a specific reliance on a statement in this brochure should seek written confirmation of that statement before accepting an offer of a place. This brochure is not part of any agreement between the school and the parent. Design & Production by Marketing for Education 01282 612222 (ref 35996 - 06/08). Produced on site in the UK. PRESCHOOL, KINDERGARTEN AND JUNIOR SCHOOL PRESCHOOL, KINDERGARTEN AND JUNIOR SCHOOL Bury Grammar School Girls Bury Grammar School Girls Bury Grammar School Girls Welcome Young children love to learn. We understand this and aim to provide them with a rich, varied and happy school life where they experience the excitement of discovery, of using their imaginations and of being creative. We also have the best facilities for learning in our bright, spacious and custom designed modern buildings. Children of all ages thrive in a secure family. In our We are all proud of our school and enjoy sharing it Kindergarten and Junior School children find with others so please accept our invitation to visit us themselves part of the lively and happy community of and to experience at first hand the friendly and the Bury Grammar Schools offering continuity of purposeful atmosphere which is our hallmark. education from 3 to 18 years. Roberta S Georghiou BA, M Ed Headmistress Bury Grammar School Girls Learning through play Boys and girls join our Pre school at three years. They begin their education in the way that suits them best – through play. They have their own spacious classrooms and dining respond to challenges becoming increasingly area within our recently opened Kindergarten independent. At the end of the year all of the building. We provide a stimulating indoor and children progress to Reception where they further outdoor environment in which children can explore acquire the fundamental skills of literacy, numeracy and develop their understanding and create and and good communication. “I couldn’t be happier with the way she runs in every day. She absolutely loves it.” Parent Bury Grammar School Girls Kindergarten Kindergarten is a safe and friendly place where the boys and girls know that they are valued. Our emphasis is upon developing the whole child. While academic expectations are high and children We work in close partnership with our parents who are encouraged to take pride in their learning, there have many opportunities throughout the year to are also many extra curricular activities. Music and witness their child’s development. You will be invited sport, including swimming, are areas of excellence to concerts and sporting events and teachers are within our school. Both are taught by specialist always available to discuss with you your child’s teachers. Children’s natural spirit of enquiry and love progress and needs. of adventure are encouraged through the educational visits organised throughout the year. By the end of year two the children are ready to move on to the Boys’ and Girls’ Junior Schools taking with them a secure academic foundation and enthusiasm for learning of all kinds. “My daughter has settled in very well and has become a very happy, confident little girl with a relaxed but absolute belief in herself.” Parent Bury Grammar School Girls Junior School While the majority of girls have come from our Kindergarten, those joining the Junior School from other schools quickly settle because our very busy day gives plenty of scope for them to join different extra curricular activities and make new friends. It remains our aim to teach each girl to find and All girls take part in sport and enjoy friendly explore her own academic strengths while music, competition. Our school teams in swimming, netball drama and sport play an important part in her all- athletics and rounders compete very successfully round development. Junior concerts and productions locally, regionally and even nationally. The annual ski provide considerable pleasure for audiences of trip and an activity weekend provide additional parents and friends. Whether performing in the challenges for the adventurous. Senior School hall in front of large audiences or within the more informal atmosphere of the Junior School music room all of our girls gain confidence at every opportunity. Bury Grammar School Girls A caring environment At 11 years our girls are good communicators and confident learners. Entry to the senior school is by examination but the vast majority take this - along with other educational challenges - in their stride. Wrap around care We believe in close partnership with our parents and We provide an After School Club to 5.45pm for all of have a particularly active and successful Parents’ our children and for those in Kindergarten there is Association which arranges social opportunities and also a Breakfast Club opening at 7.30 am. Both clubs supports the school by fund raising and through are managed by qualified staff and provide enjoyable participation at many school events. activities as well as healthy food. “When I drop her off I feel like I am leaving her with family.” Parent
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