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

#TrashTag

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

Our Harvest Festival Assembly

Our Harvest Festival assembly, held at Portsmouth Cathedral, is always a very special event and this year was no exception. In fact, we had so many parents and family members joining us we had to find extra chairs! We are all fortunate, of course, to reap the rewards of a global harvest and the children … Continued

Getting to Know You

During their time here, our pupils have a long association with Portsmouth Cathedral. There are numerous, assemblies, events and services held there from the Carol Service to Harvest Festival, Prize Giving to art exhibitions and of course our half termly Junior School assemblies. Some of our Junior boys are Cathedral Choristers and many of our … Continued