First of the Summer Examination Results

Our congratulations to pupils at The Portsmouth Grammar School who, along with over 170,000 pupils around the globe, received their International Baccalaureate Diploma results this week. This is the school’s first set of results for Sixth Form pupils this summer who were unable to sit their examinations as usual due to the Covid-19 restrictions put … Continued

Theory of Knowledge

Year 12 International Baccalaureate (IB) pupils headed off through the morning mist to the Historic Dockyard to visit the Mary Rose Museum for a day with a specific Theory of Knowledge focus as part of their diploma studies. During the day they considered the ‘first-order knowledge question’ “What sank the Mary Rose?” and, from this, … Continued

A Summer of Exam Success

The Portsmouth Grammar School has enjoyed another successful examination results season with pupils across the board achieving impressive sets of results. The largest ever year group at the school sat their GCSE examinations this summer and 67% of the grades awarded were A* or A, making the average grade achieved by pupils an A once … Continued


  Forty-one Swedish Sixth Form students from a school just south of Gothenburg sailed into Portsmouth last week, mooring at Gunwharf Quays and spending the week exploring the local area as well as continuing their studies aboard their tall ship, TS Gunilla. For over fifteen years, pupils from the school have made an annual visit, … Continued

IB Perspectives

IB Perspectives – an evening of information and reflection on the International Baccalaureate Diploma The evening was introduced by the Headmaster with a warm welcome to the audience pupils, parents and staff and to the highly-regarded line-up of speakers.  The Headmaster also spoke of the achievements and success of the IB Diploma as a Sixth … Continued