2016 Adams’ Art Commission winner

Each year the school awards a £500 commission to a pupil who is leaving to pursue a career in art. The commission is for a piece of work to be displayed in school and so acts as their first official commission, to help them on their professional path...

Farewell to Beaumaris, Roddam and Picken

During the final exeat weekend of the summer term we welcomed back a number of Old Novaportans to help us say a final farewell to the three senior boarding houses...

50 years at Longford

September 2017 marks 50 years since Longford Hall opened as a boarding house and we have been approached by ONs Mike Waldron and Nigel Williams about holding an event to mark this occasion...

Rumbles in senior boarding

We were delighted to welcome back an Old Novaportan recently who had a particularly close connection to one of our senior boarding houses. ..

Headmaster’s visit to Downing Street

Recently the Headmaster was invited to No. 10 Downing Street as part of a group of schools that have been recognised for doing “exceptional work” in the field of social mobility. He explains more about the visit as well as changes he is planning to make to the curriculum...

Dasher wins at Pi Wars

A combined team of pupils from Adams' Grammar School and our federation partner Abraham Darby Academy took part in the Pi Wars national finals. ..

Careers Convention

Pupils from Year 10 through to the lower sixth had an opportunity to find out more about opportunities within the work place when the school held its annual careers convention. Representatives from local, national and international firms gave up their time to talk to the pupils about a wide variety of career options including law, marketing, engineering, medicine, hospitality and accountancy. ..

Farewell to Senior Boarding

Exciting plans have been announced to re-locate senior boarding to a purpose-designed building from September 2017. With this in mind we would like to invite former boarders and boarding staff to return to take a final look at Picken, Roddam and Beaumaris in their current form...

New home for senior boarding

Adams’ Grammar School has unveiled plans to move their senior boarding pupils into a fully refurbished purpose designed building...

Old Novaportan wins global undergraduate award

A former Adams’ Grammar School pupil has recently been named as a winner in a global competition to identify the world’s leading undergraduates...

Competitive netball for school and ON teams

In December 2016 we were delighted to welcome back leavers from 2015 and 2016 to take on the current netball team...

AGS pupils return to Oz

At half term a group of Adams' pupils and staff set off on the long journey to Australia to pay a return visit to Ringwood Secondary College in Melbourne.The school's first visit was in 2014 and in 2015 50 Ringwood pupils visited Newport as part of their worldwide performing arts tour...

Year 7 pupils visit Haberdashers’ Hall

It has become a new school tradition for all Year 7 pupils to visit Haberdashers' Hall during their first term at the school. Two classes go at a time and pupils from Clive and Darwin have provided us with a write-up of their day...

Longford hosts an ON wedding

The school was delighted to help Old Novaportan George Shi celebrate his marriage to Penny Teoh over the summer...

House Cross-Country 2016

Webb House went one better than their runners-up position last year to lift the coveted House Cross-Country trophy. Their victory was won with outstanding performances in the lower and middle school competitions which made up for their 4th place finish in the senior race...

Prizegiving 2016

The last day of term was our annual Prizegiving ceremony with parents and governors joining us to celebrate the extraordinary talents of so many of our pupils. ..

Staff Leavers 2016

On evening before Prizegiving it has now become traditional for the staff to gather to say farewell to colleagues who are leaving the school...

Welcoming primary school children

We are delighted to have had the opportunity to welcome over 150 primary school children to Adams’ this term for a number of different fun packed events...

My time as junior boarding housemaster

A few words from Matthew Skeate as he steps down from his role as junior boarding housemaster ...

ONs offer words of wisdom to sixth form pupils

Lower Sixth pupils benefited from the wisdom and experience of a large number of Old Novaportans who helped during the school’s Higher Education Preparation Week...