This section of our website is to provide useful information for parents and carers
Information for Parents
Information regarding Half Term Holiday
Date: 13 February 2020
Re: Half Term Holiday
Please note school will be closed from Monday 17 February until Friday 21 February inclusive and the school is also closed to students on Monday 24 February (INSET).
School re-opens to students on Tuesday 25 February 2020.
Penistone Grammar School
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.
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.
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.
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/studentpasses
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