News and events

DfE selects HGS to become ‘Teaching School Hub’

DfE selects HGS to become ‘Teaching School Hub’

Harrogate Grammar School has been selected by the DfE to become one of only six Teaching School Hubs in the country. The new Hubs will play a key role in leading and co-ordinating school improvement activities across their allocated areas.

Sixth Form Open Afternoon

Sixth Form Open Afternoon

Saturday 8 February at 2pm.
All are welcome to join this important event for prospective students and parents to experience subject taster sessions, look round the outstanding facilities and meet staff and students.

Battle of the bands

Battle of the bands

Thursday 30 January at 7pm in the Forum.
Twelve bands, ranging from Year 7 to Year 13, will be competing for the prestigious title of ‘HGS Battle of the Bands Champion’.

Celebration of Achievement evening

Celebration of Achievement evening

The Celebration of Achievement evening at the spectacular Royal Hall was a great success and provided a wonderful opportunity for students to demonstrate their many talents and achievements, click through to see photos of the evening…

Photos from the Christmas concert

Photos from the Christmas concert

This year the musical talent on show at our annual Christmas concert was outstanding with various ensembles showcasing their work, it definitely put us in the festive spirit! Click through for photographs…

Winners of UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

Winners of UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

Sixth Form students recently became champions of the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge regionals, they are thrilled with their win and now progress through to the National finals.

Not the BTEC Gig

Not the BTEC Gig

We recently hosted Not The BTEC Gig in The Forum. What an evening of music making! Year 12 and 13 students organised a varied programme of music, showcasing their diverse performance skills.

Medical conference

Medical conference

The Sixth Form recently hosted its fifth Medical Conference involving students and staff from surrounding schools. Students took part in a practice interview based on the multiple mini interview technique used in many medical schools.

End of term message

End of term message

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, please click through to our end of term message from Neil Renton, Headteacher.

Sixth Form hosts General Election Hustings

Sixth Form hosts General Election Hustings

On Monday, The Sixth Form hosted a hustings with the leaders of the four parties contesting the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in attendance. A lively debate ensued allowing students to be able to make an informed decision in the general election.