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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 welcomes back younger pupils after Lockdown

1st August 2020

This week we welcomed back the younger girls to School in a well prepared, careful and sensible way to ensure that the School can remain as safe as possible for all of us. Some of our Nursery, Reception and Year 1 pupils enjoyed returning to see their friends and teachers  and it was lovely to…

PGHS celebrates World Book Day 2019

1st August 2020

The whole school celebrated World Book Day with the Lower School dressing up as their favourite book character and staff and many senior girls carrying some very interesting clues to a book or character – some were easy to guess and some were a little more challenging! On Wednesday, the juniors were very lucky to…

Year 6 pupil achieves high scores in national mathematics challenge

1st August 2020

Year 6 pupil achieves high scores in national mathematics challenge Ria in Year 6 has been presented with a Bronze award by The Mathematical Association in this year’s Primary Mathematics Challenge (PMC). The prestigious honour demonstrates her achievement as one of the best young mathematicians in the UK. The first stage of the challenge took…

PGHS celebrates World Book Day!

1st August 2020

Pupils from Year 1 to 7 celebrated World Book Day today by dressing up a potato as their favourite book character.  They also brought in a book to take part in a ‘DEAR’ event: at two points during the day the bell rang and everyone had to ‘Drop Everything And Read’ for 5 minutes! Nursery…

Alice Nursery girls enjoy a memorable visit to Forty Hall!

1st August 2020

The Alice Nursery girls enjoyed a lovely morning out when they visited Forty Hall in Enfield. The girls went back in time to find out how people used to live in the house. They were very busy trying out different activities: making butter (and singing the butter making song); making fancy shaped bread; trying out…

PGHS girls attend Enfield Children’s Book Award Shortlisting Day

1st August 2020

Six members from two of our school book clubs (from Years 5, 6 and 7) attended a shortlisting day at Southgate Public Library along with seven other local schools.  The aim of the day was to come up with a shortlist of six books from a long list picked by local school children. Palmers Green High school pupils from the…

Year 7 present a cheque to their chosen charity ‘Little Hearts Matter’

1st August 2020

Year 7 presented a cheque in senior school assembly this morning for £1,140 to Rowan, one of the parent volunteers from Little Hearts Matter. Year 7 organised many activities to raise the money for this very important charity, including a bake sale, a name the teddy bear competition, sales of their PGL activity trip CD…

PGHS pupils raise money for Red Nose Day

1st August 2020

Girls from Year 1 to Year 11 enjoyed wearing ‘mufti’ and raised approximately £450 for for Comic Relief!  Girls from our Alice Nursery also took part by wearing an item of red.   Alice Nursery on Red Nose Day

Year 5 & 6 interview the phenomenal Michael Morpurgo

1st August 2020

Years 5 & 6 were supposed to have visited the BFI for a workshop event comparing stories in printed form with the film adaptations.  The day would have ended with a live Q&A with the phenomenal Michael Morpurgo.  Although the event was cancelled, Michael was kind enough to answer their top questions: Are you writing…