Events at Portsmouth High School to which visitors are welcome

Events

Portsmouth High School holds a variety of events throughout the year which visitors are most welcome to attend.

Individual appointments to meet either the Headmistress or Head of the Junior School may be made at any time. Please contact our Admissions Registrar to make an appointment.

Year 5 Taster Day

Thursday 3 May 2018

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Year 5 Taster Day

Thursday 3 May 2018


Girls currently in Year 5, and looking to join Portsmouth High Senior School in September 2019, are invited to join us for a Taster Day on Thursday 3 May 2018.

Taster Days are an ideal opportunity to experience school life first-hand to help in the decision making process of choosing a new school. Girls take part in a variety of lessons and join current pupils for lunch.

If you would like your daughter to attend our Year 5 Taster Day, it is essential you book a place with our Admissions Registrar who will be pleased answer any questions you may have. Please complete the online form opposite or telephone the school on 023 9282 6714. Once we have received your booking form, our Admissions Registrar will be in contact to confirm your place.

Portsmouth High School is also holding an Open Doors Morning for the Senior School and Sixth Form on Thursday 3 May between 9.00 and 11.00am. This is an ideal opportunity to come and look around the school. There is no need to book for Open Doors Morning, simply turn up on the day.

Year 5 Taster Day
Booking Form

International Art Project 2018

Wednesday 20th June to Friday 29th June 2018

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International Art Project 2018

Wednesday 20th June to Friday 29th June 2018


Portsmouth High School is co-ordinating an exciting international art project this year.

The exhibition is entitled The view from my window; a moment in time and encourages artists of all types and abilities to submit work in the format of an A5 postcard. The exhibition of work will take place between Wednesday 20th June 2018 and Friday 29th June 2018 in the Cathedral of St Thomas, Old Portsmouth with a special reception being held during the evening on Thursday 21st June. The theme links in with the cathedral focus on ‘time’ for this year.

All the art work will be collated into an online catalogue with a printed version available during the exhibition. We will be making the individual A5 cards available from school without charge but artists are free to use their own. We intend to sell as much of the work as possible after the exhibition to raise money for our Sixth Form charity for 2018.

Portsmouth High School has run similar exhibitions in the past and found them to be an excellent way of providing artists with access to a public exhibition when they would not usually have such an opportunity. In 2014 we ran a joint exhibition with Portsmouth High School in Rhode Island, USA and they will be working with us again this year.

Artist Brief Information

International Art Project 2018

Summer 2018 Holiday Club

Starts Monday 30 July 2018

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Summer 2018 Holiday Club

Starts Monday 30 July 2018


During the summer holidays in 2018 Portsmouth High School will be offering a Holiday Club in Southsea for children aged 3 to 11 years for the period Monday 30 July to Friday 24 August.

Our multi-activity day camp programme will bring together a balanced mix of sport, creative arts and crafts with outdoor fun and cookery. There will be a unique story week especially for early years children. Activities will ensure children get the very best out of their school holiday. Each week the camp will have a theme and will include a range of games, tasks, sporting and creative activities.

Holiday Club is open to all Junior School aged girls and boys from 3 to 11 years, including children who are not currently pupils at Portsmouth High Junior School. Why not bring along a friend, brother, sister or cousin? All children are welcome to join us, whether for a single session or the whole week.

For more information please visit our dedicated Holiday Club page at http://www.portsmouthhigh.co.uk/holiday-club-in-southsea

Stay and Ballet

For toddlers and pre-schoolers every Wednesday during term time

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Stay and Ballet

For toddlers and pre-schoolers every Wednesday during term time


A warm welcome to join us for our weekly Stay and Ballet sessions run by Manic stage productions for toddlers (all walkers) and pre-schoolers.

Stay and Ballet runs every Wednesday during term time. Sessions start at 9.30am and there is music and storytelling through dance. Ballet costumes are very welcome but not essential and we are happy to have babies along to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the music.

The cost is £4 per session including refreshments (£3 per week if you sign up for the whole half term). Pre-booking using the form opposite is preferred but not essential. Alternatively, please telephone Mrs Fergie Cox on 023 9282 4916. We look forward to welcoming you to Stay and Ballet.

Stay and Ballet at Portsmouth High School

Booking form
for Stay and Ballet

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