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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…

Outstanding GCSE/IGCSE results in 2019!

1st August 2020

Congratulations go to all of our Year 11 girls on their impressive GCSE results!  We are proud to announce that yet again, Palmers Green High School girls have achieved outstanding results in their GCSEs/IGCSEs. Our number of top grades has increased this year and the overall percentage of A*/9/8 grades is a magnificent 60% and…

PGHS celebrates its 113th Founder's Day!

1st August 2020

The whole school gathered at St.John’s Church today to celebrate the school’s birthday and all the girls enjoyed cake at break time!  The theme was past, present and future and significant women.  It was a wonderful service and the girls sang beautifully. Please click link to view photographs

All girls enjoy the duckling hatching project at PGHS

1st August 2020

All girls from Nursery through to Year 11 have taken part in the ‘living eggs’ whole school project again this year.  The ducklings will be with us until this Friday and can be viewed on our live webcam by clicking the link Hatchcam Please click here to view gallery photographs

Pupils download rare editions of Shakespeare's plays from interactive wallpaper

1st August 2020

Vodafone and the British Library recently partnered in an exciting initiative to produce rolls of interactive ‘digital library’ wallpaper to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The digital library provides new, unprecedented access to free digital copies of Shakespeare’s quartos by allowing people to simply scan the QR codes printed on…

Author Jacqueline Harvey visits Palmers Green High School

1st August 2020

Author Jacqueline Harvey visited Palmers Green High School today and talked to our Preps and Juniors from Year 1 through to Year 6. She gave a very interesting and exciting talk about her background; growing up in Australia, her career as a teacher and how she became an author. The girls were mesmerised as she…

Boys from Keble Prep School join PGHS girls for a Study Skills Seminar

1st August 2020

Year 7 girls were joined by Year 7 boys from Keble Preparatory School on Monday for a Study Skills Seminar. An external consultant Mr Martin Vanderspoel delivered the seminar and covered many topics which included: organisational skills, setting targets, memory techniques, understanding and summarising, learning styles, association mapping and ‘PE for the mind’. Study Skills…

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.

PGHS raise in excess of £3,500 for the NSPCC

1st August 2020

Girls from the Prep and Junior departments (Reception through to Year 6) at Palmers Green High School raised in excess of £3,500 for the NSPCC after taking part in a Spellathon. Some of the pupils who took part in the Spellathon and Mr Dermot Lewis, the School’s Chair of Governors, presented the cheque during Wednesday…

Year 9 pupil awarded 3rd prize in Cecil Beaton's 'Bright Young Things' competition in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery

1st August 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Charlotte in Year 9 has been awarded 3rd Prize in Cecil Beaton’s ‘Bright Young Things’ Competition in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery.  The judges were Robin Muir, former editor of Vogue and curator of the Cecil Beaton Bright Young Things, and the incredible photographer Tim Walker. You can…