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Congratulations to Year 11 on your well-deserved GCSE results!

20th August 2020

We would like to praise the GCSE Class of 2020 for the personal strength and resilience that they have shown during this very challenging time. Across the UK, students left their schools in March with a sense of uncertainty about what the summer would hold for them and how their accomplishments would be recognised. We…

PGHS girls have fun skiing in Alpe D’Huez

1st August 2020

Girls from our Junior school enjoyed a fabulous week long skiing trip to Alpe D’Huez, France over the Easter break. The snow overall was very good and so was the weather with two glorious days of sunshine, one day of snow and some cloud but with good visibility. As well as some great skiing the…

Junior choir performs at the N21 Festival

1st August 2020

The Junior choir performed at the N21 Festival last Saturday at the ‘Fancy Fair’ which was held on The Green in Winchmore Hill. The Summer festival which was dreamt up as a way to unite the community proved to be a highly successful event. A former drama teacher and LAMDA examiner, Mrs Annette Elliott, who…

PGHS pupils perform well in the Vocab Express League of Championships 2019

1st August 2020

PGHS pupils have gained some of the top scores in this year’s Vocab Express League of Championships when competing against over 150 schools nationally and internationally.  The results for PGHS were as follows: Overall Championship for the Challenge Cup Piccolo: 14th place nationally. French Championship for the Challenge Cup Piccolo: 10th place nationally. Spanish Championship…

Year 10 pupil wins Simon Powell Poetry Prize

1st August 2020

Year 10 pupil wins Simon Powell Poetry Prize Congratulations to Tessa in Year 10 who is one of the ten pupils to win the Simon Powell Poetry Prize.  It was a very strong field this year, with hundreds of great entries. Here’s what judge Daljit Nagra said about her poem:   ” A passionate address in plain…

PGHS girls win a stream of awards in the Vocab Express Global Challenge 2017

1st August 2020

Seniors girls in Years 10 & 11 won a stream of awards in this year’s Vocab Express Global Challenge. PGHS came first overall in the Challenge Cup Piccolo and also first in French, 6th in Spanish and 7th in Japanese in the came category.   PGHS came 9th overall in the Genius Cup out of…

Rare moon rocks land at PGHS!

1st August 2020

Exciting rare samples of moon rocks and a collection of impressive meteorites landed at PGHS last week for a visit. Senior students were able to enjoy a unique, interactive experience of astronomy during their lessons and Preps and Juniors also had the opportunity to visit the science labs which were temporarily transformed into a ‘mini’…

Senior School Trip to Berlin

1st August 2020

Senior School Trip to Berlin During the February half term students from Years 9, 10 and 11 participated in the History trip to Berlin. They visited the Story of Berlin Museum, the Topography of Terror Exhibition, the Olympic Stadium, a World War Two bunker, Sachsenhausen concentration camp, a Cold War nuclear shelter and the Neues Palace…

Year 5 visit the British Museum as part of their History topic on Ancient Greeks

1st August 2020

During their trip to the British Museum Year 5 attended a workshop where they learnt how to depict characters from the ancient Greek pots. They also visited the Parthenon sculptures often referred to as ‘The Elgin Marbles’ after the man who brought them to England. An interesting and fun day was had by all!

Junior and Senior pupils perform in our annual School Spring Concert

1st August 2020

Thanks go to all the instrumentalists who performed so well in the School Spring Concert last night. It was a very enjoyable evening and was lovely to see so many parents, staff and pupils there supporting the performers.