Tapas Deliciosas

Empanadillas de chorizo, paté de aceituna, ensalada de espárragos pera y jamón, polvorones… Year 9 pupils laid out a feast of tapas for staff to try.   The morning saw them in a whirl of activity creating the dishes before presenting them to Dr Anne Cotton and Mr Charles to try and answer questions about the … Continued

Music is in the air

The Spring Concert is an occasion for our jazz and rock musicians to showcase their talents, and this year it was fantastic to see a real growth in the number of these groups performing and improvising to a very high standard from Year 7 up to Year 13.  Mr Ingamells’ small jazz groups performed confidently … Continued

Finding a home at PGS

Anyone who came to the amazing concert on Thursday night, given by Kate William Four plus Three meets Georgia Mancio cannot fail to have been moved, entertained and transported to a different place for 2 hours.  The fresh and creative sound worlds conjured up by the combination and fusion of string quartet, jazz trio and … Continued

Let’s Get Physical

This week has been the first Physical Health Week at PGS.  During the week healthy choices have been promoted at break and lunchtime along with discussions held relating to diet and exercise at home.  Amongst the events happening in school there was the exciting launch of the Global Rock Challenge with almost 80 pupils showing interest, live cooking … Continued

Inspirational Periodic Table

2019 has been designated by UNESCO as the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT), marking the 150th anniversary of the Mendeleev invention of the one of chemistry’s most important developments. A group of PGS pupils and staff we asked to contribute to the activities to mark this discovery at one of the University of … Continued

Muggles and the MUN

Magic, debate, costumes, outrageous claims, the danger of muggles… PortsMUN Conference 2019! No wait, that was just Friday – our Magical Emergency Assembly. After school on the 15th March, we donned our cloaks, pocketed our wands, and began our journey into the greatest fears of the wizarding community: discovery. Joining us for the weekend, four … Continued