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  • Our Year 7 students Rosie Black and Lois Eaton went above and beyond by adding animation to their homework of recording their reading of a poem - enjoy their excellent representations of 'Storm on the Island' by #SeamusHeaney.

  • This Friday 10th Dec is our Food Drive day, when we ask our students to bring in food donations to help those less fortunate in our community. Donations to be put in the crates located in the Main, Lower and Woodside buildings please - and thank you!

  • Please note JUNIOR ORCHESTRA after school today (6th Dec) has had to be CANCELLED due to staff absence.

  • Year 7s have had a great time in Junior Classics Society. Miss Cooper, our Trainee Teacher from Cambridge, has put on some fantastic sessions this term, finishing with an authentic Saturnalia celebration. We wish her all the best for her next professional placement.

  • Well done to our trampolinists who took part in the East Region Schools competition. Both Inter teams won in their age groups and there were individual successes too, all qualifying for the next round in Jan. Many thanks to #HBSRevolutions for their ongoing coaching and support.

  • It's #ThrowbackThursday, where our Art Department shares students' work from previous years. This week's work is by one of our 2021 A Level Photographers, who explored architecture and developed observations into patterns to stunning effect.

  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas with our Head Girl and Deputies continuing the annual tradition of decorating the HGS Christmas tree in the main school foyer. The silver, blue and pink tree is looking really festive!

  • Leona (Year 12) has done it again! She has had an excellent weekend of badminton competitions, winning double gold and being crowned U17 National Champion in singles and women's doubles. She also won bronze in mixed doubles. What fantastic results Leona!

  • Please note there will be no Years 9 or 10 Netball Club this Wednesday 1st December.

  • We took part in a national computational/logical thinking competition, #Bebras. Well done to Julian Side, Januja Mohan, Polina Voinova, Ottilie Summerhayes (overall winner), Ellie Wilding, Rose Burberry, Hannah Turner, Vrushti Shah & Cora Lau, who are through to the next round!

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  • 04/11/21

    Student Covid testing

    As we head into winter and Covid-19 case numbers continue to increase, notably among children and young people, a reminder that students should carry out regular lateral flow testing and log their results.    We ask students to do a lateral flow test twice a week and record their res...
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  • 07/12/21

    Year 7 readings of 'Storm on the Island'

    One of our Year 7 English classes were set the homework of recording themselves performing ‘Storm on the Island' by Seamus Heaney. They’ve been studying this poem and exploring how the power of nature is represented. The homework required them to first download an audio recorder exte...
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  • 06/12/21

    Our Christmas tree is up!

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as our Head Girl and Deputies continued the annual tradition of decorating the HGS Christmas tree in our main school hallway. The silver, blue and pink tree is looking really festive!
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  • 02/12/21

    ASD / ADHD workshops for parents, Spring Term 2022

    Free to parents living in Hertfordshire
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  • 01/12/21

    Family support for the Christmas break

    The Hitchin Partnership provides a family support service to schools in Hitchin and the surrounding villages.
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  • 16/11/21

    Remembrance Day 2021

    For Remembrance Day this year, each form created a poppy wreath - here are just some of the lovely results.    
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  • 15/11/21

    Consultation on Hitchin Girls’ School admissions arrangements for 2023/24

    Hitchin Girls’ School is consulting on the proposed admissions arrangements for the school year 2023/24 and is seeking responses from parent/carers, schools and community groups.
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  • 05/11/21

    Field trips, Autumn Term 2021

    The Geography Department have finally been able to take students outside the classroom, and this Autumn term so far has seen trips to Southwold for Year 13 and Sharingham for Year 11.
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  • 01/10/21

    Ensure you receive our emails by approving our address

    Some of our parents/carers may not be receiving our SIMS InTouch email communications. 
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  • 29/09/21

    National Poetry Day competition

    It's National Poetry Day on 7th October and we are celebrating this in our school. Download and complete the card "I choose poetry because...", and tell us the poem of your choice. We look forward to reading all about it! You can hand in the card to your English teacher.
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  • 28/09/21

    Virtual Open Event website now live

    Our Virtual Open Event webpage includes a welcome talk from the Headteacher and Head Girl team, along with links to a range of information about the school and secondary admission. We hope you enjoy looking around!
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  • 20/09/21

    Headteacher's Blog - 17th September 2021

    Today sees the end of the first two full weeks of term, and I am very relieved that we have now been able to run the full timetable cycle and know that everyone was in the right place at the right time for their lessons.  Many thanks to Mr Jackson for his amazing timetabling skills that ma...
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