Parents

Welcome to the Parents Section - Whether you are an existing parents or prospective parent, you should find the information in this section useful. Here you will find information about the school, including

Application Information

This page contains an explanation of the structure of the Sixth Form curriculum, details of the subject courses on offer, advice on how to choose subjects and on how to apply to the Sixth Form of Maidstone Grammar School.

ParentMail2

ParentMail2 which is an electronic means of keeping parents & carers up to date with events in school. It is our preferred method of sending information home.
You should have received an invitation to register at a parents evening, if you have been unable to attend and would like a code to register, please contact the school office. You will require the code we send you and your child’s date of birth in order to complete your registration.

Parentmail & Insight Explained

Parents Portal (Insight) Help

Insight is available by visiting the school website and clicking on the parents Portal link via the Community/parents drop down menu. It will allow you to view information that we record about your children like attendance, achievement, behaviour and reports. The information is updated directly from our Management Information System (SIMS) and is available to you 24 hours a day (excluding maintenance) Registration via the school is the only authorised method of registration, and allows the school to validate communications home. As such unsigned applications cannot be processed.

Parents Association

School Uniform

School Shop

MGS Parents Association

  • "My son was skipping and jumping through the halls, and his excitement to show off his school and his lessons was very heart warming. He comes home daily with happy stories about his day at school. He has doubled in confidence and has taken on much more responsibility for himself in such a very short time." - A New Year 7 parent
  • "I'd like to send a quick note on behalf of my son, who attended the Brazil fair (Year 6 outreach event) yesterday. He had a great time and was so excited when he came home and couldn't stop talking about the amazing things that he did whilst at the school. Thank you so much to you and all the boys from MGS who helped make the afternoon such a success. " - Parent of a year 6 student
  • "My husband and I wanted to send a message to say how very impressed we were with our guide on Thursday evening and what a wonderful ambassador he was for your school. His manners were impeccable and he conversed confidently and informatively with us both. In addition, he engaged our 9 year old without patronizing him made his visit fun and insightful. Jack greatly contributed to our first impression of Maidstone Grammar School being such an overwhelmingly positive experience." - A visiting prospective parent
  • "Students’ achievement is outstanding, both in their academic programmes and their personal development." - Ofsted (2013)
  • "My son is in year 7 and was struggling with 2 heavy musical instruments, a school bag, his diabetes bag and his lunch bag this morning and I saw 2 sixth formers rush over to help him carry his bags. I just want to register my thanks." - Parents of a new year 7 student
  • "There is not a week which goes by even now without me thinking of the school with gratitude, and of its teachers who never gave up on me and allowed me a chance in life. " - Words from an Old Maidstonian
  • "The sixth form is outstanding. Students’ above average attainment at the higher grades in AS and A level equip them exceptionally well for higher education and careers of their choice." - Ofsted (2013)