Altruistic and busy

It has been wonderful to hear from our pupils about how they are spending some of their time away from school to fundraise for charity or help with community initiatives. Amongst the pupils busy raising much needed funds are Ben Sewell in Year 10 who took part in the 2.6 challenge at the weekend and … Continued

In Rehearsals

The Music Department launched in to the rehearsals for the Remembrance Concert with gusto last week. Conductor Jonathan Willcocks came in to school to rehearse with the Chamber Choir and the choir from Castle Primary School, Portchester, who will be joining us for the performance in St Thomas’ Cathedral.  The concert on the eve of … Continued

A true sponging

Sponge The Teacher is always one of the most popular Senior School fundraising events of the summer term… with the pupils! This year £245 was raised in just 25 minutes for Chai Thom School in Cambodia as pupils raced to throw sponges and empty buckets of cold water over the brave teachers that came out … Continued


With everyone very much focussed on the impact we have on the world with plastic bottles, styrofoam containers and the untold amount of rubbish populating our waterways, parks and beaches, the #TrashTag Challenge has been born on social media as a way to energise people to make a difference. PGS took part in this with … Continued

A Language Masterclass

A small group of Year 10 PGS pupils visited St Jude’s School to co-teach a lesson in Spanish and share their knowledge with the children at this local school. Focussing on greetings and numbers, they enthusiastically delivered this topic using modern technology and played Quizlet and Kahoot on their iPads, enjoying the fast and visual … Continued

Families In Need

The images on the television news over the summer of people leaving their homes to look for a safer and more secure life in Europe for themselves and their children moved the PGS community to launch a campaign at the beginning of this term to offer some support. Over the last ten days the whole … Continued