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Year 5 Open Events – Register Now

Join us on Sat 10/Sun 11 July or Wed 14 July for a personal tour of AGS. Book early as spaces are limited!
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Open Events for Prospective Year 7 Families

We are disappointed to advise that the announcement of an extension to the restrictions for social gatherings means our Open Evening on Monday 12 July has been cancelled. Please don’t worry – there are still plenty of ways to visit AGS.  There will be visits, bookable in advance, before the end of this term. These will be outside of school hours and we aim to welcome as many prospective new...
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Mr ‘Ironman’ Ramsbottom is supporting Cardiac Risk in the Young

Mr Ramsbottom, Head of Year 13, is doing something amazing for our students and to raise awareness of the incredibly important charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). His aim is to create a CRY hardship screening fund here in School to set up a screening day at AGS in the Autumn.  Mr Ramsbottom is tackling the epic feat of the 141-mile Austrian Ironman consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile...
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History of the House System

There is a fabulous new page on the website of the History of the House System at AGS. Discover when each of the Houses were founded and who they are named after, as well as the two Trophies they compete for. The Brodie Trophy was introduced in 1939 in memory of Mr Palmer Brodie, a popular member of staff who joined AGS in 1935. The Watson Trophy was introduced in...
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School Update – January 2021

Despite the constant questions and lack of certainty, last week was relatively quiet from the government. You will no doubt be following the many news articles and statements from the Prime Minister, Health Secretary, and Education Secretary. As we approach February Half Term in three weeks time, all we know is that the DfE will provide two weeks notice prior to any change in the status of Schools. Understandably, this throws...
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School Update – December 2020

As we exit the lockdown, Buckinghamshire enters into national Tier 2 restrictions called High Alert. The Department for Education have updated their guidance for this current alert level. As a result, we will continue with the current restrictions with staff and students not experiencing any changes. As a reminder, face coverings remain mandatory in transit around the School and in communal areas (when not eating). They remain mandatory on Home...
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House Football 2020

Last week we were able to finish the Key Stage Three (Years 7-9) part of the House Football competition. This year, due to year group bubbles, some changes have been made to the event – with the years fielding an A, B and C team so all members of Years 7-9 could participate with each year group bubble forming their own part of the competition. The results from this stage...
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House Art 2020

This year, we didn’t let the challenges of a pandemic stop us – through adversity to creativity. We’re delighted to be able share this year’s incredible contributions in our online exhibitions. Congratulations to Hampden House for their win. A terrific exhibition from all the houses – enjoy the links below and thank you to all the students and staff for organising and contributing to this House Event. Denson Hampdon Lee...
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New Covid Advice from Buckinghamshire County Council

In the coming weeks and months, we are acutely aware of the challenges to be faced by staff, students, and all our families in relation to health symptoms. With extensive guidance and the need to prioritise safety, we certainly wish for all staff to be able to respond swiftly and to help lessen any anxiety being felt. Please see the following advice from Buckinghamshire County Council   Important Reminders Please...
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