Monthly Archives: December 2016

Gad’s ends term with Cathedral carol concert

A medley of marimba music opened Gad’s Hill School’s annual carol service at Rochester Cathedral. Students from the school welcomed guests, parents, Governors and friends of Gad’s to an evening of readings and carols. Special guests this year were The...

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U12’s bounce back to secure win

Read Games Teacher Mr Tyler’s match report: Gad’s Hill U12 rugby side bounced back from Saturday’s defeat at the hands of Ashford School to seal a 20-15 victory over The Howard School. In testing conditions, the boys played some excellent...

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Nativity

Gad’s Nativity hits all the right notes

Singing sheep, cute camels and twinkling stars joined Mary and Joseph on stage at the Gad’s Hill Kindergarten Nativity. All the Reception and Years one and two pupils played a part in the festive production, to a packed audience of...

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Nativity time at Gad’s Nursery

Gad’s youngest children took to the stage to tell the Christmas story in their very-own Nativity. The Nursery classes performed ‘No Room at the Inn’ to proud parents and friends in the independent Higham school’s theatre. Every child wore a...

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Gad’s homework impresses top author

Award-winning author Moira Young has congratulated a Gad’s Hill student on his ‘beautiful’ review of her best-selling book. Jimmy Spellman, of L4S, produced a short film detailing dystopian novel ‘Blood Red Road’ as part of the school’s new innovative homework...

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Making candle holder

J3 makes festive gifts in first DT lessons

Year three classmates have finished their first Design and Technology (DT) projects, just in time for Christmas. The seven and eight-year-olds designed and created candle holders during DT lessons this term, using the school’s specially-equipped workshop classroom. Head of DT...

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Friends fence for county title

GCSE students from Gad’s have been ranked number 1 and 2 after competing in a county fencing competition – after just six weeks training. Connor Anderson, 15, beat classmate Harrison Baglin, also 15, to take the title at the Kent...

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Gad’s plays ‘Human Monopoly’ to help disabled horse riders

On Saturday, December 3rd Gad’s pupils, parents, staff and friends gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square for Beatty House’s ‘Human Monopoly’. Teams had just four hours to visit as many real life Monopoly properties as they could, from Whitehall to Mayfair, via Oxford...

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Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

A huge thank you from the Friends to all the pupils, teachers and parents who helped make the Christmas Fair a success. Visitors enjoyed taking part in the very popular bottle and chocolate tombolos and festive competitions, as well as...

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