Wet and Wild in Devon

Yr 10 and 12 CCF cadets (and staff) rose to the challenge of some of the more interesting weather that Dartmoor can throw at you, when training for the Ten Tors event over the weekend. With torrential rain on already saturated ground the rivers were in spate making for challenging training conditions underfoot and long detours … Continued

Moving on Up

This week Year 6 joined the Senior School for the day for a taste of what their academic life will be in September.  The pupils enjoyed a carousel of activities including languages, history, science and time in in the library getting to know their new surroundings and meeting some of their new Senior School teachers. … Continued

Fire! Fire!

Year Two have taken part in their, now legendary, Great Fire of London Day. As well as participating in the interactive recreation of the Great Fire, biscuits were made and some beautiful artwork created. During the recreation of the Great Fire the children got to take on different roles, experiencing the terrifying experience for the … Continued

A Musical Celebration

  The energy and passion for music making shown by our pupils in the annual House Music Competition in the cathedral on Wednesday night was higher than ever.  The revamped competition format clearly encouraged greater participation, greater imagination and musicianship. High calibre solo performances from Year 7 to Year 13 were paired with classy close harmony … Continued

Economic Discovery

PGS Economics pupils welcomed the Institute of Economic Affairs for their Sixth Form Conference this week. Sixth Form pupils from KES Bath, Bournemouth Collegiate School, Canford School and Oaklands School joined us for a day of presentations and discussion on current economic topics. Professor Phillip Booth of St. Mary’s College, London started the day with … Continued

Intrepid Adventurers

Over half term, 12 members of the PGS CCF travelled to Norway for a CCF Nordic Skiing Expedition. The cadets had 3 days training and 3 days expedition, of which one night was in a snowhole which they dug themselves. The cadets were challenged both mentally and physically. The huge variety of weather, the landscapes, … Continued