Scholarships for Outstanding New Pupils
The School is delighted to welcome four new Scholars into Year 7 Once again, the summer holidays have drawn to an end and a new academic year has begun with Hipperholme Grammar School welcoming its new Year 7 pupils into the Senior School.
Rise in A* and A Grades for GCSE Students at Hipperholme Grammar School
Our students are today celebrating success in their GCSE examinations, as once again the School has seen an increase in the number of top grades achieved.
Exam Success Leads to Top University Places for Grammar School Students
Students have been reaping the rewards of their hard work in Sixth Form as they received their A and A/S Level results today.
Gold Awarded in Junior Maths Challenge
The summer term ended with a number of Lower School pupils receiving their Gold and Bronze certificates in the 2014 Junior Maths Challenge.
R C Bridgestock’s Crime Writing Workshop
At the end of the summer term, we were delighted to welcome into School successful crime-writing duo Bob and Carol Bridgestock to present a crime writing workshop for our Year 9 students.
Great Athletic Achievements in ISA National Competitions
Pupils from the Senior School travelled to Birmingham to participate in the ISA National Athletics competition held at Alexander Stadium this week.
Are You an HGJS Star? Talent Competition
Junior School children from Form 2 upwards were thrilled to assemble in the Hall on Friday afternoon for the final of the Are You an HGJS Star?
Katie’s Double Cork 1080
Year 12 Sports Scholar (16 years) and elite Snowboarder Katie Ormerod has just made snowboarding history by becoming the world’s first female to achieve a ‘Double Cork 1080’!
Une Visite à la Belle Paris!
For pupils in Years 7 and 8, a trip to France was certainly the highlight of their summer term.
A Fun-Packed Visit for our German Exchange Partners
On Monday 28th April 2014, 12 students from Heisenberg Gymnasium, our partner school in Germany, arrived to spend the week with host families at the Senior School.
Rugby Trip – England v Barbarians
It has long been a dream of Mr Hendry’s to watch England play rugby at Twickenham so this match was the perfect chance to run a school trip.
Angus Achieves Distinction at Grade 8
Sixth Form student Angus Hirst has just achieved the highest accolade in the ABRSM Music examinations, having been awarded a Grade 8 Distinction in classical guitar.
Harrison Wins National Essay Writing Competition
Year 8 pupil Harrison Layden-Fritz submitted an entry for the Independent Schools Association 2014 Essay Writing Competition.
Form 1 Experience History at Bankfield Museum
Form 1 enjoyed an interesting morning at Bankfield Museum in Halifax last week.
Students Take to the Stage and Return to 1914
On Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th April, over 70 students from Years 7-11 performed in this year’s Senior School Production: “Return to 1914”.
New School Uniform Shop
The School now has a new supplier of Hipperholme Grammar School uniform and Mrs Jackie Collett will be opening her new shop on Saturday, 5th April.
Aerobics Challenge for Sport Relief
Friday 21st March saw schools, businesses and individuals all over the country coming up with ingenious plans to raise money for Sport Relief.
Harrison Runs for the North at ISA National Cross Country Event
Year 8 pupil Harrison Layden-Fritz has discovered a talent for cross country running.
Students Wear Their Wellies for Wildlife
Lower Sixth students came up with a brilliant fundraiser for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust – wearing their wellies to school and washing cars!
Yorkshire’s First Choral Workshop for Primary Schools
Hipperholme Grammar School opens its doors to children from 20 local primary schools for its first Choral Workshop.