Berwick Grammar School

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Berwick Grammar School
Berwick Grammar School Logo.png
Officer, Victoria
Coordinates 38°3′10″S 145°24′48″E / 38.05278°S 145.41333°E / -38.05278; 145.41333Coordinates: 38°3′10″S 145°24′48″E / 38.05278°S 145.41333°E / -38.05278; 145.41333
Type Independent, Boys' School (Middle), (Secondary), Day
Motto Latin: Virtute et Labore
(Virtue and Labour)
Established 2009
Principal Mr Charles Swanepoel
Years offered 6 to 12 (2017 school year)
Enrolment ~400
Colour(s) Navy, Red and Gold

Berwick Grammar School (BGS) is a non-denominational boys school located on Tivendale Road in Officer, Victoria, Australia. It is the brother school of St Margaret's School, Berwick. The head of campus is Mr Charles Swanepoel, with the current principal across both campuses being Ms Carol Reed. The school has approximately 400 enrolled students and is part of the Victorian School of Performing Arts.

Berwick Grammar School was opened by then Governor of Victoria, David de Kretser, on 9 November 2009.

Between the years 2009 (the foundation year of the school) and 2014, the school progressively expanded from offering years 5 to 7, to eventually becoming a year 5 to 12 school. In 2016, it was announced that by 2018 the school will not be offering years 5 and 6 classes, instead focusing on years 7 to 12. Boys in years 5 and 6 will instead be schooled at the St Margaret's School, Berwick campus.


There are three houses at BGS. These are Forsyth (yellow), Richards (red) and Battye (blue). Each year they compete in numerous inter-house competitions to win the annual house cup.


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