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NEWS > 1574-2024 Anniversary Features

2024 marks the 450th anniversary of the founding of Pate's. Current Headteacher, Dr James Richardson, shares his thoughts about reaching this mileston… More...

Richard Pate, Queen Elizabeth and Sir Francis Drake welcomed students to lunch

The enthusiasm of the Refectory staff turned the idea of a Tudor Banquet into reality. They laid on a delicious spread fit for a Queen (Elizabeth) plu… More...

Land owned by Corpus Christi in 18th century

It was an exciting opportunity for the school's archivists to visit Corpus Christi College, Oxford to look over documents and artefacts relevant to Pa… More...

The School Arms

A delve into the 2013 edition of Pate's Progress, tells us about our founder Richard Pate and the origin of our School Arms and Colours. More...

We recently asked for any Pate's alumni published authors to make themselves known to us for a 450th anniversary project. We were thrilled by the resp… More...

There will be many alumnae who will remember the German teacher, Mrs Plowman, affectionately known as Frau Plow. In the 1985 school magazine, she look… More...

Alan Creech (L) and Derek Healy (R) at the 2018 Alumni Reunion

In 1974, two CGS Sixth Formers took on the weighty responsibility of joint editors of a very special quatercentenary edition of the CGS magazine, The … More...

Sir Robert Hunt with the Duke of Edinburgh in 1981

Sir Robert Hunt, CGS alumnus, worked for the Dowty Group for 51 years. We are delighted to share the speech given by his daughter, Lady Heywood, at th… More...

The Assembly Hall in 1926

Our first featured article to be published as part of our 450th anniversary celebrations is 'Diary of a Schoolgirl in the Year 2024' from the 1924 PGS… More...

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