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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…

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 has been working closely with current pupils, staff and alumnae in response to Black Lives Matter

1st August 2020

PGHS has been working closely with current pupils, staff and alumnae in response to Black Lives Matter. Here is a video message below from our Head, Mrs Kempster.  You can read our letter from the Head and Deputy Head to the PGHS community here. You can read our letter from the Chair of Governors to…

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…

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…

Half-term reflections from our Deputy Head on Lockdown

1st August 2020

The display in my office, says “Remember to breathe”: a reminder to take a moment to stop, be mindful and just ‘be’. Half-term has offered the first real chance to take such a breath and look back on the lockdown journey we have taken and the people who have played such a fundamental part in…

PGHS holds lockdown 'uniform day' to raise money for Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

1st August 2020

Palmers Green High School held a ‘uniform day’ last Friday with all proceeds going towards Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice.  Pupils are currently continuing their learning from home, with all teachers delivering a full curriculum.  The school holds ‘Friday Fundays’ every week as part of their ongoing wellbeing program, which includes a weekly challenge, jokes and…

Year 5 pupil gains a place in the National Children's Orchestra after passing her grade 8 violin!

1st August 2020

Many congratulations to Xiao (Year 5), who not only passed her Grade 8 Violin but also gained a place in the National Children’s Orchestra. These are fantastic achievements and we are very proud of her.

Senior pupils' poetry to be published!

1st August 2020

We are delighted that six members of the Friday Free Writing Club in the Senior School have had their work chosen for publication out of over 10,000 entries by the Young Writers organisation. Anastasia and Lia (Y10), Mina, Neviah-Rae, Charlotte and Zaara (Y9) all had their poetry selected for the “Through Their Eyes” competition and…