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This section of our website is to provide useful information for parents and carers. Please see information below or click on the tabs to the left.

Temporary Change to 409 Bus Service​ from Tuesday 30 May 2017

Well Hill Road will be temporarily closed to traffic for wall rebuilding, from Tuesday 30 May for up to nine weeks, buses on service 409 will run along this route:

Morning bus to school – from Wortley to Thurgoland (looping village as now) but then turning right from Smithy Hill onto Halifax Road, Thurgoland Bank to Oxspring. Turn left into Roughbirchworth Lane and continue along Park Lane and Back Lane to the road end. Turn left onto Salter Hill Lane continue forwards onto Tofts Lane and Hunshelf Hall Lane. Turn left onto Dean Head Lane and resume normal route back through Oxspring to Penistone Grammar School.

Afternoon bus from school will be the reverse of the above route – normal route to Dean Head Lane then turn left on to Hunshelf Hall Lane, Tofts Lane, Salter Hill Lane, right into Back Lane, Park Lane, Roughbirchworth Lane to Oxspring, Sheffield Road. Thurgoland Bank and then normal route through Thurgoland to Wortley.

Any pupils who would normally travel from Green Moor can board or alight the bus at the junction of Dean Head Lane with Hunshelf Hall Lane.

Service 409 Penistone Grammar School - Green Moor Route Temporary service.pdf

Parent Guide to accessing support, advice & counselling service 
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Please click here or on the image to the right to download the Parent Guide.


Key Stage 4 Options Evening 2017

On Thursday 5 January 2017 our Year 9 GCSE Options Evening took place.  The evening gave students and parents the opportunity to find out more information about courses from specialist staff and Key Stage 4 students. 

All information pertaining to Year 9 Options is available to both students and parents via our Frog site. Please access this through the following link and keep checking the site out for new information and updates:



Parent Survey 2016 

As part of our parental engagement strategy, each year we offer the opportunity for all parents and carers to share their views with us through our annual Parent Survey.  We believe the relationship between home and school plays a key role in providing a truly excellent educational experience for our students; your opinions are vital to us when establishing our school improvement priorities.

Thank you to  parents who completed the survey ... we beat last year's total with 476PARENT SURVEY 2016_RESPONSES 28 November 2016.PNG completed returns. 

As well as publishing the results of the survey on our website we will also share the outcome with you in our January update letter.  In addition there will be a Parent Leadership Group Meeting to review the results in detail and discuss the key actions we intend implementing as a result of the survey.  The meeting will take place on 1 February 2017 from 18:00 to 20:00.   As with all our PLG meetings, attendance is open to every parent and carer.  You can register to attend via the following link:

Parent Leadership Group Meeting Link

We thank you again for your support and look forward to sharing the results with you.

Information for Parents regarding School Transport

Please click here for the link to the Travel South Yorkshire website.

Timetable change to 410 service

SYPTE have approved a change to the 410 timetable AM only. Feedback from some parents and drivers stated that the bus was regularly late. Stagecoach have reviewed the vehicle tracking data and will implement a change from the end of April. Therefore, AM running times will change for pupils when they return after the May bank holiday.

This will mean that the bus will leave Dodworth Road six minutes earlier and will be a few minutes early all the way through to Thurgoland, but still arriving at PGS at the same time.

Kind Regards  - Penistone Grammar School ALC​  (03/04/2017)

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11-16 MegaTravel Pass
For more information regarding the 11-16 MegaTravelPass please visit the Travel South Yorkshire website 
16-18 Student Pass  
For more information regarding the 16-18 StudentPass please visit the Travel South Yorkshire website 

School Bus Servics 420 and 92

Important Notice from- SYPTE  as from 29 January 2017

  • ​The 92 will only run between Barnsley and Cawthorne, therefore, will no longer attend PGS.  
  • The 420 will run as normal.

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