Christmas is here

The sound of angelic voices filled the playground as the Junior School came together for our traditional Carols in the Quad. A variety of festive favour ites were led by the choir and parents and extended family members joined the event to sing with their children. At the end of the carols, the audience was … Continued

Soaring Stocks Help School Fundraising

This week Dr Cotton was delighted to be able to accept a donation of £500 from The PGS Stock Market Club for the William Smith Fund.  The club were allocated £22,000 by a benefactor to invest. In a rigorous selection process each pupil had to research and pick up to two shares and then prepare an … Continued

String Showase

We were treated to a very special musical performance this week as Year Three showcased their string playing skills in the DRT. The children, most of whom have only just started learning a string instrument, impressed the audience with how much they have learnt in just one term. A range of pieces were played as … Continued

The Election Comes to PGS

The General Election came to PGS this week as we welcomed candidates from four of the offical parties standing in Portsmouth South on Wednesday.  After an introduction from Mr Simon Lemieux who gave some background to the constituency and that in recent years it has been represented by all three main parties, each of the … Continued

New Junior School Head Announced

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Amy Wilson-Smith as the new Junior School Head at The Portsmouth Grammar School, from April 2020. Amy joins us with considerable leadership experience both in the academic and pastoral dimensions of school life. She is currently Deputy Head at Brighton College Prep School, Abu Dhabi, which … Continued

Marine Investigations

Sixth Form pupils from the Marine Biology Ignite course recently travelled to Chichester Harbour to visit the unique seal colony that has recently been established there. The visit included a boat trip tour of the colony with marine biologist Beth Pickering, who is studying the seals. Pupils learnt about the seals ecology and behaviour, and … Continued