May 2014 News Archives

Friday 23 May 2014

New Year 7 Parents enjoy meeting Staff and Governors at Gildredge House

On Wednesday evening of this week, we thoroughly enjoyed welcoming the parents of our prospective Year 7 students into school. It was an important occasion, in that lots of information was imparted and faces could be put to names, but more than that it was a very enjoyable occasion.

Friday 16 May 2014

Summer Open Morning a Great Success!

We were delighted to welcome over 190 families to our Summer Open Morning last Saturday, in spite of wet weather at the start. Many of our Year 7 students gave up their Saturday morning to appear bright and early, smart in their uniform. Once again they did us proud as Prefects, subject representatives and helpers.

Friday 09 May 2014

Future Heroes Day!

Everyone in our Gildredge House community has today been inspired to raise money for Guide Dogs and to have fun in the process. Last week’s visit by Ike the guide dog, his blind handler, Steve, and Guide Dogs representative Nigel reminded us how much effort goes into guide dog training and how much money is needed to help this to happen.

Monday 05 May 2014

RECRUITMENT UPDATE: Superb New Opportunity for an Outstanding Leader

This is a crucial and exciting time in the school’s development, as we consolidate and build on our many successes since we opened in September 2013. This year we shall build our staff to twice its current size. We are looking to appoint exceptional candidates to a range of positions, including some key leadership roles.

Friday 02 May 2014

An Inspiring Visit from a Guide Dog

In yesterday’s Community session, we had some special visitors: Nigel Lockwood, from the Guide Dogs organisation and Steve Pratt, who was accompanied by his own guide dog, Ike. Nigel, Steve and Ike first went over to visit the Reception classes, to tell them about where guide dogs originated and about the important training they undertake.

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