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Happy 130th Anniversary MGGS!

A note from the Headteacher: “In this year when as a nation we are celebrating a hundred years since women gained the vote, it’s wonderful that we are celebrating 130 years since MGGS was opened and, as such, 130 years of secondary school education for women in Maidstone. The old school boards evidence that, from [...]

Happy 130th Anniversary MGGS! 2018-01-19T13:51:58+00:00

MGGS 130th Birthday Celebration – December Update

As 2017’s RAG (raising & giving) week is underway, we reflect on the school’s proud history of fundraising. A report written for the opening of the new Buckland Road building in 1938 states that the fact that ‘the school is aware of its responsibility to others is evident since a sum of over £3,000 has [...]

MGGS 130th Birthday Celebration – December Update 2017-12-15T13:30:17+00:00

MGGS 130th Birthday Celebration – November Update

It is now just under 8 months, or just a mere 232 days until our 130th birthday celebration event! The countdown begins NOW!  We hope you are planning to visit MGGS again to join us in celebrating this special occasion. This month in our update we focus on the changing profile of the school site [...]

MGGS 130th Birthday Celebration – November Update 2017-12-08T13:57:19+00:00

MGGS is 130!

We are looking forward to celebrating our 130th anniversary in 2018 and plan to hold official celebrations on Saturday 7th July next year; however, the anniversary of the opening ceremony of MGGS, at the original site in Albion Road, actually falls on 20th January 2018. In the lead up to our 130th year and in [...]

MGGS is 130! 2017-11-28T12:39:29+00:00

MGGS Bake Off and Afternoon Tea

On Saturday 18th March our third annual MGGS Bake Off competition took place. This was alongside an authentic vintage cafe run by the PFA, students, and staff accompanied by the charismatic Tom Carradine who entertained the crowd with his cockney singalong.  We had nearly 80 baking entries with a wonderful array of breads, biscuits and [...]

MGGS Bake Off and Afternoon Tea 2017-03-27T11:48:09+00:00

UKMT Team Challenge

On Tuesday 21st March, Mr Ansette and Miss Dorish took four students to Ashford School to compete in the UKMT Team Challenge. Twenty two teams took part from across Kent and we are proud of our girls for coming seventh overall. Congratulations to Jasmine H and Elloise S from Year 9 and Jessica C and Asha [...]

UKMT Team Challenge 2017-03-27T11:31:49+00:00

MGGS Hat Parade

Last week, all Year 7 pupils participated in the Art Department’s annual Hat Parade.  Students were set a theme of “Architecture” and had to create a headpiece that somehow reflected this theme.  They had three weeks to put their creative skills to the test before showing off their imaginative creations in a special assembly.  There [...]

MGGS Hat Parade 2017-03-27T11:29:03+00:00

West Borough Primary School and MGGS Literacy Workshop

Year 7 Students were joined for a reading and writing workshop by fifteen Year 6 Students from West Borough Primary School on Tuesday, 14th March.  The session was led by Mr Pidgeon, facilitated by four of the School Sixth Form Ambassadors and was hugely successful and very enjoyable!  The creative writing produced by the Year [...]

West Borough Primary School and MGGS Literacy Workshop 2017-03-27T11:19:31+00:00