Monthly Archives: September 2017

Outdoor Learning

Welcome to Gad’s mud kitchen!

Children from Nursery to Year three have been ‘cooking’ up a feast at our Forest School mud kitchen. Time in the Forest School is part of KN, KR, K1, K2 and J3’s curriculum and this week they have been learning...


KG and Juniors walk to help children in need

Our KG and Junior children are on their way to raising a record amount of money for the NSPCC – thank you to all of you who have returned your sponsorship forms and funds collected. It was lovely to see...


Junior runners achieve great results at county contest

Students from the Junior school represented Gad’s at a cross country event in Ashford – and not only did they all finish the course, some won medals too. The 24-strong squad ran superbly in individual and team events, with the...


Gad’s Hill Open Day, Saturday 7th October

Do you know a family who is looking for a good school for their child? Our Open Day is on Saturday 7th October from 10am-12noon. Visitors will be given a tour of the Junior and Senior school by one of...


Remembering Gad’s Hill stalwart Mr Clive Smith

Family, staff and parents attended a memorial service for a much-loved and very well-respected Governor and friend of the school, Mr Clive Smith. Despite a sudden downpour, a crowd gathered to pay their respects to Mr Smith’s family at the...


A thrilling day out for Gad’s GCSE Physicists

Our Year 11s spent a day on some of the UK’s biggest roller coasters broadening their knowledge of forces and energy. In case, you’re wondering, the above picture is not of one of the UK’s biggest rollercoasters!!!  Our thrill-seekers were...

Eating hand-picked fruit

Autumn fun, in the sun, at the farm

Our K1 and K2 children took part in Autumnal activities at the local farm as part of this term’s Harvest topic. The 5-7-year-olds took the short stroll to Gad’s Hill Farm to meet farmer Mr Warnett and learn more about...


Shells learn more about cells

Year seven scientists dissected chicken legs in lesson this week as part of their topic on cells. Shell T classmates took part in the practical in Mrs Fletcher’s class and learned more about tissue types, including muscle, connective tissue, adipose...