News and events

Sixth Form student selected for regional cricket squad

Sixth Form student selected for regional cricket squad

Congratulations to Emma Marlow, a year 12 student, whose cricketing talents have led to her selection to England Cricket Board’s regional development squad. The Northern Diamonds Academy is one of eight regional ECC academies designed to provide a sporting pathway for young women who have the potential to forge a career in cricket.

DofE joy for students

DofE joy for students

More than 200 students have completed outdoor sections of their Duke of Edinburgh Award challenges this month – a welcome sign of their lives getting back to normal.

Chemistry Olympiad success

Chemistry Olympiad success

Two students from The Sixth Form have been recognised for their outstanding performances in a national competition. Congratulations to Kiran Amin won a Gold Award and Ahmed Eltahir won a Bronze Award in the prestigious RSC Chemistry Olympiad.

Record nine Oxbridge offers

Record nine Oxbridge offers

The Sixth Form is celebrating with offers from Cambridge and Oxford Universities for nine students. This is the highest number in the school’s recent history and is a real achievement in the challenging times students have experienced due to the coronovirus lockdowns.

NEW Sports Academy Programme

NEW Sports Academy Programme

A NEW Sports Academy Programme has been launched for rugby and netball players for September 2021, if you would like to register your interest please fill in the enclosed form. Also available is a Q&A video.

HGS awarded prestigious Quality in Careers Standard Award

HGS awarded prestigious Quality in Careers Standard Award

We are delighted to have been awarded the prestigious Quality in Careers Standard Award for a second time. The Award is a nationally recognised award and is one of the highest accolades a school can receive for excellence in this area of school life.

Progression programme

Progression programme

Please click through to find a step-by-step guide to our progression programme including the Introduction to Higher Education presentation.

End of term message

End of term message

Neil Renton reflects on the past year; the challenges faced, how staff and students have had to adapt, the resilience shown and what has been achieved by our HGS community. We hope you have a restful Easter break and look forward to welcoming students back on 12th April.