All Aboard!

Year Three had a fascinating day exploring HMS Victory this week, finding out what it was like on board when it sailed to the Battle of Trafalgar. “When we stepped on board, it felt like we went back in time. We were given three boxes and we had to use the objects that were inside … Continued

PGS Philosophers Go Global

PGS pupils of different ages, staff and representatives from the University of Portsmouth gathered together for the annual Global Philosophical Inquiry last term. P4C is a tool through which life’s issues can be explored and discussed at a deeper level, thinking can be shaped and challenged and participants can lead one another to a greater … Continued

Congratulations George!

The Junior School Christmas charity shoebox collection this year struck a chord with one of the pupils this year who made it is mission of the half term to put together as many boxes as he could. George Tickner in Year 4 collected donations from local hotels, friends and families to put together 20 boxes … Continued

Connecting Classrooms

We were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities to PGS when she visited to learn about our work with Kikaaya College School in Uganda.  As part of her visit, Ms Mordaunt spoke directly to KCS via the video-conferencing link that has been established as part … Continued

Computational Thinking

Each year we enter all pupils studying Computer Science into the Bebras Computational Thinking competition.  This year we are delighted to report that our pupils have done very well, with 62 pupils across the different age categories having qualified for the TCS Oxford Computing challenge which is the top 10% of Bebras in each category.  For … Continued

Geographical Quality

Innovation, curriculum development and pupil engagement were just some of the noted reasons for the PGS Geography department being awarded the Secondary Geography Quality Mark SGQM) by The Geographical Association this month. This prestigious award recognises quality and progress in geography leadership, curriculum development and learning and teaching in schools. The department had to undergo … Continued