News and events

Goodbye to the legend that is Roy Mackay

Goodbye to the legend that is Roy Mackay

Goodbye to Roy Mackay, a legend in the Harrogate Community for his contributions to sport over the last 41 years. He has coached thousands of young people both at Harrogate Grammar School where he taught and also as a volunteer at many clubs, giving up many hours of his time selflessly.

Year 6 virtual transition day – 8 July

Year 6 virtual transition day – 8 July

Welcome to the Year 6 virtual transition day, in this section you will find a tour of the school as well as messages from key members of staff, form tutors, subject teachers and students. Have fun and we look forward to meeting you in September.

Youth Mental Health First Aid course for parents

Youth Mental Health First Aid course for parents

We hosted our first Youth Mental Health First Aid training course for parents this week, with the aim of increasing awareness of young people’s mental health issues and reducing the stigma surrounding it. Parents found it really beneficial.

Sixth Form virtual induction day – 6 July

Sixth Form virtual induction day – 6 July

Welcome to the Sixth Form virtual induction day, in this section you will find a tour of the Sixth Form as well as key information and messages from the Sixth Form team, form tutors, subject teachers and students.

Student bulletins

Student bulletins

On this page students will find links to their new bulletin. This will be sent on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week and will include any key messages we wish to share as well as links to important resources, top tips to help students learn at home and how to look after their wellbeing.

New Director of Sixth Form appointed

New Director of Sixth Form appointed

We are delighted to welcome Ben Twitchin to the role of Director of Sixth Form, Ben has worked at HGS for six years as Programme Leader for History and more recently Faculty Leader for Humanities. He is very excited to start his new role after half term.

Year 13 students celebrate offers’ success

Year 13 students celebrate offers’ success

Despite the COVID 19 pandemic we are celebrating the success of our year 13 students being offered places at esteemed universities, conservatoires and companies. We are incredibly proud of all of our students and the hard work they have put into their learning throughout HGS.

End of year messages

End of year messages

Enclosed are links to the whole school end of year message from Mr Renton and Mrs Moat and also the Sixth Form message from Mr Twitchin. We hope you have a wonderful summer, stay safe.

COVID 19 update

COVID 19 update

We would like to thank you for your support, understanding and patience through such difficult and unprecedented times. We will continue to post on this page any relevant information and letters concerning the ongoing COVID 19 situation.