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Rob Rimell & Maggie Cowie

The Archives has moved to the main school building and we are looking forward to displaying treasures from our illustrious school history to students … More...

Gilbert Jessop - known as 'The Croucher'

It was a great surprise and exciting to see the media spotlight shone on a 1902 cricket record set by Patesian Gilbert Jessop. More...

Sir Frederick Handley Page at Radlett Aerodrome in the 1950's.

Sir Frederick Handley Page, CGS alumnus and pioneer of the aviation industry, died sixty years ago. More...

Beaufort, Gloucester, Pembroke, Richmond & York ties

Today the school celebrates House Spirit Day with the students wearing house colours and participating in fun House activities and it's also House Cup… More...

Miss Anita Miles PGSG Headmistress 1911-1934

'PGSG A History 1905 - 1946' was compiled by Barbara King (PGSG 1931-1941). We are grateful to Mrs King for her history of the school, written to help… More...

Pate House

Did you know that when Richard Pate founded his Schola Grammatica in 1574 he also founded an almshouse to provide accommodation for six elderly poor p… More...

CGS 1889

1st May 1888 saw the opening of the 'new' High Street site for Cheltenham Grammar School. The April 1889 edition of the school magazine yielded up a w… More...

View looking towards St Matthew's church

In 1964 David took photos of the site which had been home to CGS since 1889. They show the jumble of buildings that the High Street school had become,… More...

Jean & Linden Huddlestone

Mrs Huddlestone, formerly Head of English and then Deputy Head, was Acting Head in 1970-71 between Miss Lambrick's retirement and the appointment of M… More...

The 1961 Match Ball

March 2021 is the 60th anniversary of a hockey match played between Cheltenham Grammar School and Pate's Grammar School for Girls. More...

The Queen Mother in Albert Road 1985

Race week at the Cheltenham Festival without spectators looks very different this year. We look back to better times with this lovely image of the Que… More...

Richard Pate looks onto the Quad

The identity of the sculptor of our statue of Richard Pate has been puzzling us for a while, with no mention in Archive copies of old Patesians and a … More...

Leckhampton House, Cambridge

We are often asked to research interesting queries; this one was of personal interest to our Volunteer Archivist Maggie Cowie, as it concerned her lat… More...

The Anglorum Praelia

The school is thrilled to have received a copy of Christopher Ocland's book 'Anglorum Praelia' from Andrew Lyall, an alumnus of CGS. He has written t… More...

A section of the window

We are hoping that the large abstract stained glass window in the Junior Library will be accepted into Art UK – the online home for every public art c… More...

Pate's Grammar School for Girls

Opened in 1905, Pate's Grammar School for Girls' first headmistress Miss H.D Heatley adopted for the school motto 'Honestas non Honores' - honourable … More...

Thalia

Her face is the picture of serenity - Thalia is our most beautiful treasure! More...

Pate's Progress over the years

School magazines have been a valued part of student life since the 1800's at CGS, the 1900's at PGSG and the 1990's at PGS. We are lucky to hold a wo… More...

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