The Portsmouth
Grammar School

Welcome to The Portsmouth Grammar School, a happy and vibrant independent school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth and only a few minutes’ walk from the Solent.

The support our pupils experience at PGS and the challenges they encounter have a shared purpose:  that each individual should be happy and successful, in that order.  In the spirit of our founder, Dr William Smith, we seek to provide excellence in all areas of school life and encourage our girls and boys to think not only about where they will be at 18 but where they aspire to be at 25.  Portsmouth is, after all, a city concerned with destinations.

If you would like to find out more about what makes this such a happy and outstanding family school please click here to view our school film or do contact us to arrange a personal tour. We look forward to welcoming you.

James Priory, Headmaster

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Freddy Wood
Sailing Magic

Congratulations to pupil Freddy Wood (Year 8) who became the RS Tera Sport National Champion during the summer holiday. Held at Derwent Reservoir Sailing…

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Inside View

It wasn’t a completely ‘feet-up’ summer for one pupil this year, when for two weeks in August  Alexander Harding (Year 13 ) worked with…

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James Langrish (OP)

  Members of the PGS community will be shocked and saddened to hear the news that former pupil James Langrish (PGS 2006 – 2013)…

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Tenth Outstanding GCSE Year

The Portsmouth Grammar School is today celebrating another set of excellent GCSE results. This year 71% of entries were awarded A*/A grades meaning that…

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Yasmin Caldera (OP)

We have been deeply saddened this summer to hear the news that Yasmin Caldera (PGS 2005-2013) passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on 24…

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PGS Pupils celebrate A Level Results
Stars Shine Bright for A Level Pupils

The Portsmouth Grammar School is celebrating today with pupils achieving the highest percentage of A* grades in the school’s history. Almost a quarter of…

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Wilkie Scholars Visit PGS

We were delighted to welcome back Mr Brian Wilkie to The Portsmouth Grammar School this week to meet the two Mayfield School pupils who are…

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Physics and Beyond

Congratulations to pupils Louis Greaves (Year 9) and Alex Todd (Year 12) who this week received their Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year…

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Fangs for the Memories!

  The Year Six production of Dracula was certainly a blood curdling spectacular and will remain strong in the memory for many years to…

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