Open Night a Resounding Success

As we reflected on the school's recent Open Night we were pleased with what we considered was a successful evening but it was very pleasing when our own opinions of the evening were backed up by the glowing comments made by Frances Burscough, one of the regular columnists for the Belfast Telegraph.
You can read the article published in the Belfast telegraph below.

The perfect antidote to those 11-plus blues ...


Good luck to all 11-year-olds for the results of the transfer test this Saturday and congratulations to Bangor Grammar for the most entertaining open night so far this selection season. I took my wee man along expecting a series of boring speeches and departmental presentations, only to be thoroughly entertained during an evening of music, drama and comedy.

Ok, so I was slightly selective in my tour - we dashed through physics and maths at breakneck speed and gave biology a pretty wide berth, but then made ourselves right at home in the music department and enjoyed a full orchestral arrangement of Stevie Wonder oldies that would have been worthy of the Ulster Orchestra live from the Waterfront Hall. That was followed by a half hour of hilarious comedy and performance art from the drama department. The result? One of the best nights out we've had in ages.

I know ... how sad is that? I really do need to get out more ...