The PGS Community is a Winner

We are absolutely delighted to have won the Independent Schools of the Year Outstanding Fundraising Achievement Award 2021 for our #BeTheDifference Giving Day back in the spring. One of the key reasons that we won the award was thanks to the whole school community involvement in Giving Day. The generosity of you, our pupils, families and donors, has … Continued

Race and Culture Celebration

This week we hosted our first ever Race and Culture Celebration Day. The aim was to start to create positive cultural change within the school, mark Black History Month and provide an opportunity for pupils to engage with diverse perspectives and engage with race and culture in a creative way.   Year 7 enjoyed workshops … Continued

The Cadet Force Head Out

All three Sections of the Combined Cadet Force headed off last weekend to Bramley Army Training Camp, admirably braving the inclement weather, to develop their military skills. As we arrived in torrential rain, it seemed prudent to erect the accommodation as soon as possible.  The Army section put up their bashas (tarpaulins) whilst the Navy … Continued

English Soars to New Heights

This term the English Department have launched a brand new and exciting Key Stage Three curriculum. Using a kite image and the strapline ‘Fly Above the Rest: English at PGS’, the new schemes encourage a broad approach to the subject in Years 7-9. The new curriculum includes long-treasured classics spanning many centuries and a diverse … Continued

Through The Arch

Following the ‘Through the Arch’ Year 6 Event with the author Sita Brahmachari in April this year, Year 7 pupils have been enjoying the fantastic installation of their creative work during library lessons over the past few weeks. Pupils were asked in Year 6 to write letters to their future Year 7 selves. In the … Continued

Cosmopolitan Monday

German, French, Spanish, Icelandic, Mandarin, Arabic, Polish, Romanian, Singhalese, Malayalam…. the whole school was buzzing with different dialects as pupils explored the many languages spoken in the school community to celebrate the International Day of Languages this week.   Mr Stone, the Senior School Head of Languages, took the Junior School Assembly along with some … Continued