The Reading Mentors Continue!

The Reading Mentor Scheme continues apace this term despite the year group bubbles and lack of daily contact with the Junior School pupils. Mr Stayte’s Year 9 tutor group have been busily reading, recording and editing this half term to produce this very slick reading of Keith the Cat with a Magic Hat. The pupils have thought … Continued

Cadets take on the challenge

Over the weekend, we had 85 of our 104 strong CCF contingent out at Longmoor Camp. The weather was a little challenging, but the Cadets morale was high. They took on the challenge of the Obstacle Course, pairs work with paintballs in a close contact lane, teamwork, ropework, the British Heart Foundation Heart Start qualification … Continued

Diversity & Inclusion

We were delighted to publish our first Diversity and Inclusion Newsletter this week which you can access by clicking here. PGS D&I is a movement within the school to create an inclusive culture in which everyone can flourish. We stand against all forms of prejudice and discrimination and seek to further the cause of equality across all … Continued

Duke of Edinburgh Award is Back

It was great to see the Duke of Edinburgh Award up and running again, with the Bronze Award pupils having a lot of fun last weekend at Hilsea Playing Fields. It took a while but we did finally see some tents pitched and trangias lit! Thank you to all the pupils for being so positive over … Continued

Keeping Music Alive

It has been a real pleasure to see pupils back in the Music Department. These last two weeks have seen live music return to our community like a wash of colour through a monochrome landscape and it has been a particular joy to hear live music coming out of practice rooms, classrooms and the Rotunda. … Continued

Award Winning Writing

Congratulations to Jack in Year 13 who was named runner-up in the Colin Hardy Memorial Prize Competition. The competition was launched to foster interest and scholarship in the First World War among young historians aged 16 – 19; Jack had to submit a paper of between 3000 – 6000 words to enter. “I really enjoyed … Continued