Information for Parents

This section of our website is to provide useful information for parents and carers

Information regarding Autumn Half Term Holiday 2020

Re: Half Term Holiday

Please note school will be closed from Monday 26 October until Friday 30 October inclusive.

School re-opens to students on Monday 2 November 2020.

Children’s Mental Health Week is here!

 

Dedication Service for the RAF Centenary Bench

The Dedication Service for the RAF Centenary Bench will take place on Saturday 21 September 2019 at 11:00 at Penistone Grammar School.  A Ceremonial Flagpole, funded by the Penistone Community, will also be erected for the event and handed over as a gift to the school.

As Principal of Penistone Grammar School, I feel very privileged and proud that the area of PGS war memorial has been chosen to situate the Royal Air Force Centenary Bench. It is an honour that the school has a link to the RAF which will inspire our students to accomplish and succeed.
All members of our community are very welcome to the event and to stay for refreshments afterwards.

Please click here for further information regarding the Dedication Service.

Notice of Application for a New Premises Licence
Please click here to download the Notice of Application for a New Premises Licence at Penistone Grammar School.

A Parent’s Guide to Values Driven Expectations
At Penistone Grammar School we are committed to Values Driven Education.  This means we all live by our 5 Core Values:  

Aim High, Be Determined, Be Brave, Be Supportive, Be Proud.

Please click here to download our Parent’s Guide to Values Driven Expectations.

 

Statutory Process for the Enlargement of Penistone Grammar School
A letter  from Barnsley MBC has recently been emailed to parents/carers regarding the Statutory Process to enlarge Penistone Grammar School.

The proposal was to enlarge Penistone Grammar School from the current capacity of 1400 pupils to 1650 pupils with effect from September 2018 (implemented on a phased basis). This will mean an extra 50 places for the year 7 intake each year from 2018 onwards. ​ Please click on the link below to download the Barnsley MBC letter.

National Funding Formula
At the end of last term the Government announced a reallocation from within the Education budget which freed up £1.3bn for schools. Earlier this term they announced the details of what the impact of this would be along with the New Funding Formula. 

Please click on the link below to download the letter from the Chair of Governors regarding the National Funding Formula and great news for Penistone Grammar School.

NATIONAL FUNDING FORMULA UPDATE_27Sept17

 

Public Transport Ticketing Options for Young People
Please see below information from South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive regarding concessionary passes and tickets.

11-16 Mega Travel Pass​
Young people under 16 years old can apply for a Mega Travel pass which entitles holders to the concessionary fare of 80p on bus and tram, and half fare on trains throughout South Yorkshire.  No pass means you could pay full fare.  To apply please visit travelsouthyorkshire.com/megatravel​

16-18 Mega Travel Pass​
​Young people aged between 16 and 18 years old can apply for a 16-18 Travel Pass which entitles pass holders to the concessionary fare of 80p on bus and tram, and half fare on trains throughout South Yorkshire.  No pass means you could pay full fare.  To apply please visit travelsouthyorkshire.com/stud​entpasses​

If you have any queries or feedback regarding our website and its content or a general enquiry, please email:   enquiries@penistone-gs.uk

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