The school will close at 2pm on Friday 20 December 2013. It will be a non-uniform day with students contributing £2 to the school charity.
During 2014 we are hoping to involve all Year 11 students in a work experience placement for two weeks following the GCSE examinations in the summer term.
On Friday 30 August, Ofqual announced that they will "stop speaking and listening assessments from counting towards final grades in GCSE English and English Language" from 2014 onwards.
The GCSE English exams take place in November. We are organising English revision sessions on 28 and 29 October from 9am till 12pm during the half term holiday.
We are delighted to announce we have made a provisional booking at the Old Swan Hotel on Friday, 9 May 2014. The Ball will commence at 7pm and finish at 11:30pm.
We would like to invite you to a Year 11 Parents' Consultation Evening on 22 October 2013.
HGS staff and PTA members would like to invite you to an informal social evening on 19 September.
The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 requires that all schools should have a Home-School Agreement, which is published and issued to parents when children first join school.
As they have done for many years, members of the Gideons will be addressing Year 7 students at an assembly on 16 October 2013.
For many years students have had the opportunity to participate in a multi-activity residential visit. In 2014 Year 8 students will be going to the Newlands Activity Centre in the Lake District.