Beeswax Wraps, Paracetamol and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Beeswax Wraps, Paracetamol and Chocolate Chip Cookies… Year 10 sample Ignite! Sustainability, Sociology, Strategy Games – these are just three of the fourteen Ignite! options that Year 10 pupils were able to sample last Thursday afternoon. Pupils selected two of the Year 12 academic enrichment Ignite! courses and spent 45 minutes enjoying a sample session … Continued

Fashion Entrepreneurs

PGS Pupils have found themselves making unexpected market research calls for The Lean Start Up Ignite course. Three young entrepreneurs have come up with the idea of an app to help teenagers choose (and then buy!) their perfect outfit online. By using personal networks they got a chance to interview International Male Model Silvan McGhee … Continued

Calling ‘Action’!

The Sixth Form Ignite Film School has been well underway this term. The pupils began their project learning how to use professional filming equipment used in the industry including cameras, microphones and gimbles.  They then explored artistic decisions, considering the impact of different camera angles and effects to impress their audience, and started to plan and story-board their … Continued

Sixth Form Enrichment

Following the launch of the new Sixth Form Enrichment Curriculum, this week Year 12 pupils have been choosing options whilst attending a range of talks delivered by inspirational figures across our community and beyond. The new Community and Workplaces programme (CAW) began with local council figures Mike Horton, Deputy Director of Children’s Services Portsmouth and … Continued

Trip to Westminster

    A group of keen and interested Junior School children visited Westminster recently as guests of local MP, Flick Drummond. This was a specially arranged trip for the Debating Club members and it turned out to be a truly memorable day. Not only did they enjoy a thoroughly fascinating tour of the Lords and … Continued

An Enriching Week

This week the Senior School timetable has been collapsed for three days to offer a variety of different, yet enriching, activities to pupils in Yrs 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12.  There was a hugely enjoyable Sports Day with a number of excellent performances – congratulations to Smith and Hawkey Houses as overall winners.  There … Continued