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  • 06/03/18

    Food Standard Agency Ratings

      We are delighted that, following a visit by the Local Authority in connection with the Food Standards Agency rating scheme, our school kitchen and catering facilities have again been awarded the top Food Hygiene Rating score of 5. Congratulations and thanks go to all our catering staff...
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  • 20/02/18

    Sports Hall Opening

    OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW SPORTS HALL The new Sports Hall was officially opened on Monday, 19 February, by Maria Verdeille, former HGS student and Team England Para Athletic Squad member, Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, 2018. Maria commented, ‘[I would like to give] a very big thank you to...
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  • 07/02/18

    The Memory Project

    After a long joureny via the US the 34 portraits our student created, along with the 9 from Whitehill School finally arrived in The Philippines to be united with their respective child. The film attached says it all... The power that a pencil can have in bringing joy to a vulnerable child across the...
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  • 05/02/18

    Cross Country Success

    Well done to all who took part in the County Cross Country in St Albans at the weekend.  Students did really well in some very poor weather conditions!  Bluebell Cooke and Katie Saunders were placed high enough to qualify to represent Hertfordshire in the England Schools team so particular...
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  • 02/02/18


    Congratulations to Ellie Stone (10C) who attended the finals of the UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge, held at the University of Oxford.  Ellie was among the top 60 highest achieving students among 14,402 who entered the first round of the Senior age group category (14-16).  Pictu...
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  • 31/01/18

    Debate Success

    DEBATE SUCCESS  On Friday, 19 January, one of our History and Politics students, Eleanor Graham, organised for our local MP Bim Afolami to come in and take part in an informal debate. Two issues were under discussion: Brexit and Austerity. As well as Bim Afolami, the teams included students...
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  • 10/01/18

    Congratulations Mrs Hendy!

    Congratulations Mrs Hendy! We are delighted to inform you that Mrs Anne Hendy in our Mathematics Department has been awarded the MBE for her services to education. Mrs Hendy has taught Mathematics and History at Hitchin Girls’ School for over 50 years and has provided a strong female rol...
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  • 27/09/17

    Headteacher's Open Evening Speech on 26th September 2017

        Headteacher's Open Evening Speech on 26th September 2017      
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  • 11/09/17

    School News App

    INTRODUCING OUR NEW SCHOOL APP We frequently update our school website throughout the school year to bring you the latest school news, events, and important information affecting you. To make it even easier to access this information, we are pleased to announce the launch of a mobile and tablet a...
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  • 25/08/17

    GCSE Results 2017

    Click here to read the news article from The Comet -
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  • 18/07/17

    PE Department @ HGS

    The Physical Education department at HGS prides itself on the range and diversity of activities that we take part in, either at a recreational or competitive level.  The summer term 2017 has seen our sportswomen take part in many events, including athletics , rounders, tennis and cricket, where...
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  • 07/07/17

    Enterprise Day 2017

    Each year as part of our Founders' Day celebrations, we invite each form from Year 7-10 to compete with 2 Enterprise stalls. They have a month to write a business plan, obtain £10 in start up finance and create a business that is unique, considers customer service, is well marketed and mos...
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