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PGHS pupils perform well in the Vocab Express League of Championships 2019

1st August 2020

PGHS pupils have gained some of the top scores in this year’s Vocab Express League of Championships when competing against over 150 schools nationally and internationally.  The results for PGHS were as follows: Overall Championship for the Challenge Cup Piccolo: 14th place nationally. French Championship for the Challenge Cup Piccolo: 10th place nationally. Spanish Championship…

Senior pupils enjoy a Geography enrichment trip to the the Bay of Naples

1st August 2020

During the October half term, Senior pupils from Years 8, 9 and 10 went on a Geography enrichment trip to the Bay of Naples.  Based at a hotel in Sorrento, pupils went on a guided tour of the excavation of Herculaneum, visited Mount Vesuvius and spent an afternoon discovering Pompeii.  They also took a ferry…

Harvest Festival donations delivered to local charities

1st August 2020

Our Harvest Festival collection of groceries, toiletries and warm clothing helped to show our continued support to St Monica’s Soup Kitchen and The First Love Foundation which provides food, support and advice to people who face crisis in their lives in Tower Hamlets. Thank you to the PGHS school community for all your generous donations.

PGHS sisters secure Karate World Championship gold medals in Fortaleza, Brazil

1st August 2020

PGHS sisters secure Karate World Championship gold medals in Fortaleza, Brazil Congratulations to Nuran (Year 6) and Reyhan (Year 8) who secured gold medals at the Karate World Championship in Fortaleza (Brazil) earlier this month.  Both girls did extremely well.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…