30th November 2015
In keeping with Gad’s tradition, our Head of School and his deputies have decorated the Christmas tree – ably assisted by two little helpers.
26th November 2015
This year’s Wellington House fundraising kicked off this week with a Senior School basketball tournament to raise money for, and awareness of, House charity ‘YoungMinds’. YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Wellington pupil Harry Godding worked hard to organise the tournament…
23rd November 2015
Our K1 and K2 classes visited Shorne Woods Country Park to help enrich their love for reading and writing. While at the ancient eco-friendly site, which boasts 292 acres of rolling woodlands, wetlands and meadows, the classmates took part in lots of outdoor activities designed to strengthen their language skills. They particularly enjoyed making a…
20th November 2015
Boys from years seven and eight have developed and fired missiles as part of the Senior School’s commitment to enriching students’ learning and raising the attainment of boys. The group took part in a series of extra-curricular activities before attending a specialist science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workshop at Chatham Dockyard. There the classmates…
17th November 2015
Our Under 11s rugby players won the ISA Under 11 National Rugby Plate Championship. Very well done to the team – Crawford Middlemiss (Capt), Ewan Dalby, Louie Ellson, Mac Franklin, Samuel Greene, William Margetts, William Porcher-Meen, Cailan Turner, George Turner, Charles Welch and Cody Yusuf.
11th November 2015
Local radio station KMFM invited our very own year 11 student Aidan Hoadley to speak about what Remembrance Day means to him – and it was extra special as he was joined by his 92 year-old grandfather, WW2 war veteran Joe Hoadley. Listen here to find out about Joe’s memories of war and Aidan’s special…
10th November 2015
Tune in to KMFM tomorrow just before 11am to hear U5B student Aidan Hoadley and his grandfather, 92-year-old WW2 veteran Mr Joe Hoadley, talk about Remembrance Day.
9th November 2015
Gad’s Hill’s youngest CCF recruits, and its oldest advocate, paraded through Higham yesterday on the way to the village church’s Remembrance Sunday service. The 40-strong contingent was made up of experienced senior students as well as year 8s, who have recently joined the school’s military youth organisation. Also in attendance was 92-year-old WW2 veteran Mr…
4th November 2015
Our Under 11 seven-a-side football battled 11 other Kent school squads at a recent tournament. Read proud games teacher Mr Jelf’s match report: The Gad’s Hill Under 11 7 a side football team took part in the Ashford Prep. School Invitational Tournament. The tournament involved 12 Preparatory and Junior Schools from various parts of Kent….
2nd November 2015
Our Seniors are sitting formal examinations this week as part of Gad’s rigorous preparation for GCSEs. All students from years seven to ten are tested in core subjects each term to mirror the changes to the GCSE examination system, and to help improve their chances of academic success. GCSE qualifications have changed from modular to…