Alumni & Friends

Calendar of Events

The school calendar is always packed with events for you to enjoy. We’ve pulled out some highlights here but you can see a more extensive list in our Events Calendar.

OP Summer Matches

Friday 30 June, 16.00
Hilsea Playing Fields 

A chance to represent your fellow alumni and take on current pupils in a game of cricket or tennis. Afterwards you’ll be rewarded with refreshments in the Pavilion. Spectators are actively encouraged.

If you are interested in joining a team, please get in touch with Ruth Wade in the Development office: or 023 9268 1392.

Class of 1992 Unofficial Reunion

Saturday 1 July
Old Portsmouth

The Class of 1992 are getting together to mark 25 years since leaving PGS and would love to have as many former classmates back together as possible.

For details please contact Ruth in the Development Office who will put you in touch with the organisers. Email: or call: 023 9268 1392. 

Year 12 Universities Day and BBQ

Wednesday 5 July, 12.30
The Portsmouth Grammar School 

If you are at university or have recently graduated, our Year 12s would really appreciate your advice. Share your insider knowledge about UCAS applications, your university and course, and life as a student at their Universities Fair. Afterwards you’ll be rewarded with a barbecue in the Quad. Sign up online here.

PGS Chamber Choir celebrates Evensong

Monday 10 July, 18.00
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

A chance to hear the Chamber Choir as they venture away from Portsmouth to celebrate the school’s historic connection with Christ Church Cathedral. All are welcome at the service, no need to book.

Founder’s Day Service

Friday 14 July, 14.15
St Thomas’ Cathedral, Portsmouth

Join us for our end of year service as we remember the school’s founder, William Smith, and others who have generously supported us. This year Rt Revd John Went, Assistant Bishop of Oxford, will be delivering the address.

Please let the Development Office know if you would like to attend so that a seat can be reserved for you: or 023 9268 1392.

Class of 1977 Unofficial 40th Anniversary Reunion

Saturday 22 July
The King’s Head, Wickham

Celebrate 40 years since leaving school by catching up with old friends over food, drink and music. Families welcome.
Find out more and book your place here.