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Palmers Green High School celebrates its 108th birthday!

1st August 2020

Palmers Green High School celebrated its 108th birthday today with a service at St.John’s, Palmers Green.  This was followed by a reception at the Elizabeth Smith Hall where the current head girls cut the birthday cake and staff, friends and alumni raised a glass to toast the school.  This year to decorate the church, under the guidance of…

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 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.

Palmers Green High School pupil scores high in national mathematics challenge

1st August 2020

Miranda 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 place in November 2012 when the Palmers Green High School pupil competed…

Seniors enjoy a visit from award winning author Tim Bowler

1st August 2020

The award winning author Tim Bowler visited pupils in Years 7 to 9 on Monday. He spoke to the girls about his latest novel, Sea of Whispers, and signed copies of his books. The girls thoroughly enjoyed his visit and asked lots of questions about his books, writing career and also which other famous authors…

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 11 Drama group present three superb short plays

1st August 2020

Our Year 11 Drama group presented three superb short plays to a full house last night.  The plays were ‘The Dummy Tree’ by Conor Mitchell, ‘Be My Baby’ by Amanda Whittington and ‘Dr Korczak’s Example’ by David Greig. 

PGHS celebrates World Book Day with a visit from author Kate Saunders

1st August 2020

PGHS teachers and pupils dressed up as book characters to celebrate world book day. The author Kate Saunders visited the classrooms and the girls very much enjoyed Ms Saunders lively session.  She commented upon the many colourful characters, of which some resembled the character from her book Belfry Witches.

Year 11 carnival raises money for 'Rays of Sunshine' charity

1st August 2020

Our Year 11 pupils organised a most enjoyable and colourful charity event in aid of ‘Rays of Sunshine’. Judging from the number of girls with painted faces and nails – and the vast quantity of cakes, popcorn and fruit skewers which were sold this was an extremely popular and well-planned event. Thank you to everyone…

Firefighters visit the Alice Nursery as the children learn about 'people who help us'

1st August 2020

Firefighters from Edmonton Fire Station visited the Alice Nursery to talk to the children about their role in the community as part of the nursery’s curriculum ‘people who help us’. The girls had the opportunity to sit in the fire engine and spray water from the hoses!