How Palmers Green High School has ensured ‘continued learning’ throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic
Along with all schools nationwide, PGHS closed most of its doors for a second time on Monday 4th January. The PGHS Nursery, however, has remained open for face to face teaching and learning whilst the rest of the School has moved online and now operates through Microsoft Teams. Even though we are physically closed for on-site learning for most pupils, in all other respects, we remain fully open. We specialise in educating girls, and have continued to do so, without interruption, throughout the pandemic.
During the school closure period, the girls from Year 4 upwards follow a full timetable with the younger girls using a modified version that better suits their learning needs. Staff deliver live lessons in a range of very interactive and creative ways. Work is set, submitted, marked and feedback given. All of this means that the staff and the girls know exactly where they are with their learning, just as they would if School were open. It is the same story in the Senior School, where all pupils from Year 7 to 11 have their full timetable delivered to them remotely using Teams. We are proud to say that the live lessons and face to face daily contact has helped us all, pupils and teachers alike, to keep to our daily routine without much disruption.
We are a small School with fewer than 300 pupils, small class sizes and a dedicated team of staff who work together to ensure that the girls are happy and fully engaged. The attitude to learning of the girls is second to none and we are very proud of them and feel confident that they are in an excellent place academically and pastorally.
If you are interested in finding out more about the School or our Nursery, please contact Admissions on 020 8886 1135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Admissions Office is open to receive your enquiry and we may have some occasional spaces available in some year groups for in-year admissions.
A full Risk Assessment and Staff, Pupil and Parent Protocols have been written and frequently updated to reflect changes to our operation during the pandemic.