The First Results of the Summer

The summer season of examination results at The Portsmouth Grammar School began today with the publication of the International Baccalaureate (IB) results.  The total average of over 35 points across the cohort of 22 pupils is a fantastic achievement, with eight pupils achieving more than 38 points which is the equivalent of 3 A grades … 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

VALKÖMMEN GUNILLA

  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