13th August 2019
Head of PE, Mrs Julia Gunnill, has retired after working at Gad’s Hill School for more 26 years. Mrs Gunnill, 65, from Upchurch, bids a fond farewell to the six-strong PE department after starting as the only PE teacher at the school in 1993. During her time at Gad’s, keen runner Mrs Gunnill has led…
4th June 2019
Our youngest Seniors played cricket on a full-size pitch yesterday, as part of this term’s sports programme. The 11-13-year-olds travelled to a local ground to experience playing the game at a club’s field. During their timetabled sports lessons, the cohort will continue to use facilities at nearby specialist sports venues, including a golf course and tennis courts.
2nd May 2019
Well done to our Lower 5ths who were triumphant in this year’s ‘Leavers v Stayers’ netball match. Despite strong defence from Y11 opponent Robert H. and fast-paced centre play by Joe F., the older athletes weren’t able to halt the strong opposition from their peers. This year saw boys representing the U5th side for the…
14th March 2019
Gad’s Junior student Freddie B. has secured a place at British Fencing’s national contest in May. Freddie, 11, qualified for the British Youth Championships after finishing runner-up in the South East Region rounds. Gad’s Fencing Coach, Miss Sarah Ellis, said: “Freddie deserves his success after a tough start where he played every U12 entry before…
11th March 2019
Well done to Y10 Grace H. and her team mates on their 16-11 result in a recent netball match with Bethany School. Centre Grace was neamed player of the match and Gad’s Head of Games, Mrs Julia Gunnill praised the squad for their strong performance which saw them lead throughout.
20th March 2018
Three Gad’s fencers have qualified for the British Youth Championship Finals after a series of demanding battles secured their places. Read Fencing Coach Miss Ellis’s match report: Myself and five Gad’s students attended the South East Regional Sabre Championships at Tonbridge School, a very important championships qualifier. Our contestants ranged from age 10 to 16…
15th June 2017
The Gad’s Hill U13 athletics squad won top positions in a recent inter-schools athletics tournament. Twelve Seniors took part in the Granville League U13 competition at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford and achieved very impressive results. Youngest competitor Elanya F, of Shell W, won gold in the U12 javelin with her considerable 13.1m throw….