Music Week

  The Junior School was alive with the sound of music last week as we celebrated this most valued aspect of our provision. Music is part of our daily diet and all of our pupils are involved in making, performing and appreciating music. To celebrate this we had a packed programme of concerts, recitals, performances … Continued

Music, Music Everywhere!

The Spring Term was a musical feast as pupils throughout the school were involved with a range of wonderful performances.   Workshops, masterclasses, musicals and competition were all on the menu over the term as we welcomed musicians to the school, including Remi Harris who gave an excellent gypsy guitar masterclass and London Mozart Players … Continued

Sailors and Pirates Ahoy!

Sailors and pirates roamed The Portsmouth Grammar School as the fun and extremely popular Junior School String Musical Day took over the school. Now in its third year, pupils from The Portsmouth Grammar Junior School were joined by pupils from Fernhurst Junior School, Wimborne Junior School, Craneswater Junior School and Mayville School for a celebration … Continued

Rock for Uganda

The Pupils’ Uganda Group – affectionately known as PUG – filled the DRT  with music earlier this term to raise funds for our partners in learning, Kikaaya College School in Uganda. The school has been partnered with KCS since for several years with pupils and staff visiting the school over recent years helping with a … Continued

Bringing New Life to Music

With a national reputation for commissioning new works and giving pupils the opportunity to work alongside living composers, The Portsmouth Grammar School is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexander Campkin as Associate Composer for 2015-16.  His first piece, a new Christmas Carol, was premiered at St Thomas’ Cathedral during the school Carol Service in … Continued

Britain’s Got Talent

Taking part in something slightly different this half term has been Year 11 pupil Isaac Waddington who reached the Britain’s Got Talent final this weekend. His excellent semi-final performance of I Can’t Make You Love Me, which has been recorded by George Michael and Adele in the past, secured his place in the final.  On Sunday … Continued