30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 613215

Y7-11 Absence: 01803 653 750

South West Secondary
School of the Year 2019

30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
E:   T: 01803 613215
Y7-11 Absence Line: 01803 653 750

South West Secondary School of the Year 2019

The trip to Iceland was simply amazing! We were very lucky with the weather - seeing the sun on most days and no rain. The girls were lucky enough to see so many of Iceland's iconic waterfalls, swim in the Blue Lagoon, take a boat trip and visit the...view
Our students have really shone in this year’s GCSE exams, with 67% of grades being awarded at Levels 7-9, and a startling 43% of grades being awarded the equivalent of an A*.   These results, once again, ensure that TGGS is amongst the best state...view
Dr Nick Smith, Headteacher, once again saw students and teachers achieve nothing less than excellent results. A highly impressive 41% of all A level grades were awarded at A* or A, and half the students received three A Levels with grades A*-B.  Dr...view
Some Year 10 recently completed the Physics Challenge. This comprised two online tests of various Physics questions; some simple but many quite challenging. Both tests were under timed conditions so the pressure was on! Well done to all the girls...view
We came up with the idea to create a charity fashion show here at Torquay Girls a couple of weeks after the 2019 Met Gala. The Met Gala is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York...view
Last week forty Year 12 History & Politics students visited London where they spent two days visiting historical landmarks including a tour of Parliament and a meeting with our local MP Kevin Foster.     view
What an epic weekend for our Ten Tors Teams! Aude Sapere 35 miles Team A - Full of smiles at the finish, this team finished fourth on 'route Q', ahead of the 12 teams behind them. Aude Sapere 35 miles Team B - Looking radiant in their bright orange...view
We are delighted to share a letter received from the Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb MP. He congratulates students and staff at TGGS for the outstanding level of student progress placing us in the top 4% of schools nationally. A...view
  Our Year 8 students have been hard at work transforming eggs into historical figures - with some amazing results! The overall winner was Maddie Da Costa (8B) for her incredible depication of Professor Stephen Hawking. The winners for the other...view
We have a number of places for students wishing to join our School. The admission tests will take place at the school on Friday 3rd May 2019.  Applicants should have made demonstrable progress in National Curriculum subjects in line with that...view

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