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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…

PGHS celebrates its 114th Founder's Day

1st August 2020

PGHS spent a wonderful day celebrating its 114th birthday with cupcakes followed by a Founder’s Day Service at St.John’s Church. The day coincided with our Year 11’s last day at school before returning to take their exams. We wish them all the best. You can view the photographs here

PGHS celebrates the 10th anniversary of its nursery opening!

1st August 2020

Palmers Green High School (PGHS) celebrated the 10th anniversary of its pre-school Nursery being at Wellington Road by inviting back the girls who attended when it first opened in April 2008.  The girls, who are now in Years 8 and 9 at PGHS, joined the Nursery when they were 3 and 4 years old. The…

PGHS celebrates British Science Week

1st August 2020

During British Science Week all senior science classes performed a series of experiments. Years 7 and 11 made a DNA molecule, Years 8 and 11 made flowers to dye for, Year 9 designed air-powered model cars and Year 10 experimented with erupting fizz! Please click here to view gallery photographs

Year 5 enjoy a visit to Downing Street

1st August 2020

Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their recent visit to Downing Street. After having their photos taken outside number 10, the girls started their tour sitting down in The Cabinet Room – with one of the girls sitting in David Cameron’s chair! The girls were guided through some beautiful rooms and had the opportunity to ask many…

The Alice Nursery presents The Nativity!

1st August 2020

Congratulations to our Alice Nursery girls who put on a wonderful performance of The Nativity today! Please click here to see gallery photos