November 2014 News Archives

Friday 28 November 2014

Ready, steady, go! Our brand new Sports Hall is enjoyed by students for the first time

This week saw our much-anticipated Sports Hall in use for the first time. The students to take their first steps into the space were a group of Year 7, who enjoyed some indoor athletics activities and basketball shooting practice. Later in the day our Ultimate (Frisbee) players were in action during our extensive Twilight programme.

Friday 21 November 2014

A Week of Themes

The third week of November must be the most popular time for having a national - or even international - themed week.

Friday 14 November 2014

Our Cultural Exchange with a Maasai Warrior Chief

On Wednesday Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, of a Maasai tribe of 6000 in Kenya, and his wife Cicilia joined us for the afternoon. Chief Joseph travels around the UK and America, introducing young people to the Maasai culture, thereby promoting global literacy. He is keen for us to establish an educational and cultural exchange with his school in Kenya.

Friday 07 November 2014

Spectacular Welcome to the New Half Term!

This view of our 19th Century building Temple Grove and the new Waterfield wing with its great glass wall looked spectacular in the sunshine on Thursday, not least because our builders, Willmott Dixon, have now moved their compound away from the Plaza. The uninterrupted view of the buildings against the bright blue sky is quite breathtaking.

Monday 03 November 2014

And the Woman in Education award goes to...

On Friday 17th October, the East Sussex Women in Business Awards ceremony was held at the Cavendish Hotel in Eastbourne. Mrs Gilbert, nominated for the Woman in Education category, was supported at this glamorous event by a group of Gildredge House ladies, including members of staff, governors and founders.

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