News and events

GCSE Results 2018

GCSE Results 2018

We are incredibly pleased with how our students have performed this year in their GCSE examinations. With the introduction of new, more challenging, linear courses and a new grading system in the majority of subjects, there has been a lot to contend with for students, teachers and parents. Our students have yet again risen to the challenge and have performed extremely well.

A Level Results 2018

A Level Results 2018

Our largest ever cohort of Year 13 students at Harrogate Grammar school are celebrating an excellent set of A Level & BTEC results today. These results continue the impressive performance of HGS Sixth Formers in recent years and provides a springboard for an extremely wide range of higher education, apprenticeship and employment opportunities.

Newly appointed Head Students

Newly appointed Head Students

After a rigorous selection process including written applications, formal interviews, hustings and presentations, we are delighted to announce the appointment of our Head Students and Deputies for 2018-19.

Year 6 open morning (parents only)

Year 6 open morning (parents only)

On Wednesday 12 September there are two sessions throughout the morning where parents are welcome to come and look round the school and its facilities whilst classes are in progress.

Year 6 open evenings

Year 6 open evenings

Tuesday 2nd or Wednesday 3rd October at 6.30pm. Prospective parents and children are welcome to look round the school and its facilities whilst meeting staff and current students.

Rugby Junior shows national promise

Rugby Junior shows national promise

Two years ago as an U15, student Achele Agada had never played rugby before. She was eventually encouraged to give it a go, and as a result she played in two full contact tournaments that season. Achele was quickly identified as a player with potential.

Medical School Residential Success

Medical School Residential Success

Five Harrogate Grammar School Sixth Form students have successfully gained places on Hull York Medical School (HYMS)’s Summer Residential Programme; one of only two Sutton Trust Medicine programmes in the UK and the only one outside of London.

EdTech trip of a lifetime to South Africa for HGS teacher

EdTech trip of a lifetime to South Africa for HGS teacher

Earlier this year one of our teachers, Stephen Woollard, was selected as the winner of a nationwide competition hosted by e-textbook and e-learning provider, ITSI. The prize for the competition included an all-expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to South Africa.