Monthly Archives: April 2017

Shells heart Science

Our Year seven biology students dissected lamb’s hearts as part of this term’s studies on the circulatory system. Head of Science Mrs Fletcher said:  “Dissecting a heart is complex and finding the vessels takes concentration and careful manipulation. “The class...


Y10s measure up in maths lesson

Mrs Ostrehan’s Lower 5th maths group got to grips with the new GCSE syllabus during an outdoor practical on trigonometry. The classmates used clinometers and trundle wheels to find angles of elevation and distance between buildings around Gad’s grounds. They...

Gads School Children

Shells hit all the right notes in science lesson

Our Shell W class made their very own pan pipes this term, as part of their studies about sound. The classmates used drinking straws to experiment with how to make different notes. Working well together, they adjusted the size of...

School Children Laughing

Gad’s Life… April 2017

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Gad’s Gad’s Juniors lit-up the stage when they performed an animated interpretation of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in the school theatre at the end of last term. Dorothy and her new friends followed the...

School trip

Gad’s Seniors soak-up the culture in New York

From the Empire State Building to Broadway, and everywhere else in-between, Gad’s Seniors enjoyed the sights and sounds of New York last week. Accompanied by teachers, 33 Lower and Upper 5th students spent four jam-packed days finding-out about life in...

Studio Show

GCSE drama students ‘act up’ for proud parents

Our U5 GCSE drama students presented their final practical pieces to parents and friends last week at the Woodville Drama Studio – and received a standing ovation. Read drama teacher Mr Waite’s account of a fantastic evening of drama: The...

School Children Tyres

Life at Gad’s, in pictures

Julie of Jo Jo’s Photographer has been capturing what has been going-on at Gad’s this term. To view and purchase photographs, please go to the Gad’s Hill section on her website. Passwords can be obtained via the SIS.