We Are PGS

We have all undergone an extraordinary, historic and possibly transformative four months, a significant chapter in the history of the school and our wider community. Dr Cotton’s request for pupils, parents, grandparents, OPs and staff to send in reflections on their own experiences of this challenging period was met with an enthusiastic response. We are, … Continued

Leonardo Triumphs

Every year since 1958 there has been a Leonardo Competition that celebrates creative talent at PGS. For many years, the English department, in combination with various other departments, has run the Leonardo Poetry Competition, with Mr Richardson at the helm for the past thirteen years. Each year there is a theme: this one was ’20 … Continued

The Results Season Begins

Our congratulations to pupils at The Portsmouth Grammar School who, along with pupils all around the globe, received their International Baccalaureate Diploma results this week. This is the first set of results received for Sixth Form pupils unable to sit their examinations as usual due to the Covid-19 restrictions put in place. Pupils this year … Continued

Black Lives Matter

In the context of global discussions of racism, we have been very glad to hear from current pupils, parents and OPs who care passionately about supporting positive developments in society, and are keen to help us to do so at PGS.   As a school, we share that commitment to sustained and meaningful engagement with … Continued

Looking to the future

As we approach the end of a busy term, PGS pupils have been looking to the horizon. Pupils in Years 7 and 8 have been off-timetable this week, to think about career options and the skills they will need in the word of work, from leadership to teamwork, creativity to adaptability, communication to inspiration. Using … Continued

Top of her class

Following on from National RSE Day last week, which was a day to celebrate Relationships & Sex Education that promotes the wellbeing of, and safeguards, children and young people, we are delighted to announce that Mrs Morgan, our Head of Pupil Wellbeing, has been named the winner of the RSE Teaching Awards 2020 – Secondary. … Continued