A Bigger Splash

Following an art project in the summer of 2019, when Year 9 pupils were inspired by the art deco Hilsea Lido with its cool, blue water, the school has produced a permanent community display of the Lido’s history. The Lido has been the school playing field’s neighbour at Hilsea for nearly ninety years and several … Continued

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