Category Archives: News

Billy aims high on work experience week

Y10 student Billy Cox has been praised for his ‘can-do’ attitude during a week’s industry placement with a leading scaffolding firm. Billy, 14, is spending five days with award winning scaffolding and access specialist GKR Scaffolding. Working out of the...

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Gad’s youngsters have a taste for fruit and veg

Gad’s Year one students enjoyed trying new fruits on a fact-finding visit to a local supermarket. The five and six-year-old classmates travelled by school coach to Tesco in Strood to find out more about where fresh produce comes from. The...

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Staff footballers hold on to football title – just!

Gad’s teachers championed over a Y11 squad in the annual Wellington football tournament final. A tense match, that saw Captain Cameron M. forced to sit out towards the end, resulted in a goalless draw with the staff side winning three...

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Removes are homeward bound after a wonderful week away

Our Year six classes are on their way back to school following an action-packed activity holiday in Yorkshire. The classmates have had a go at canoeing and orienteering, taken part in a mini Olympics and enjoyed the fantastic facilities at...

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Gad’s mathematicians have their cake and eat it!

Our Year nine students spent a maths lesson learning about geometry aided by a cake baked their very own teacher! The classmates honed their problem-solving skills by calculating the dimensions of a two-tier chocolate creation. Maths teacher Mrs Ostrehan said: ...

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A dramatic day for Y7 boys

A group of Y10 GCSE students ran a drama workshop for the Shell boys to help them understand how to produce short plays. Drama Subject Leader, Libby Strachan of L5B, commented: “It was great fun and challenged us to understand...

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Open day – Saturday 13th May

Do you know a family who is looking for a good school for their child? Our Open Day is on Saturday 13th May from 10am-12noon. Visitors will be given a tour of the Junior and Senior school by one of...

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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...

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