Gaynes in the month of May


Within the month of May our students took part in the following activities:

  • The new Year 10 senior prefects spent a day at Stubbers Outdoor Education Centre bonding and developing as a team
  • Year 9 welcomed charity representatives from Hope for Havering, Women’s Aid and Homestart to assist them with their social action
  • Gaynes welcomed Branfil Primary school parents to observe their children during an ‘open’ drama lesson at Gaynes. They also listened to a short presentation from Mrs Robinson
  • Year 8 and 10 parents evenings took place
  • Gaynes took part in the Jack Petchey ‘Speak Out’ event at St Edwards – well done to Kiki who performed very well
  • Year 11 had their leavers assembly
  • Year 11 public exams started
  • Year 11 revision classes took place during May Half term
  • PSCHE topic covered were: anti – social behaviour, the Holy month of Ramadan, the effects of social media, stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination, FGM, mental health week, revision technques, British values, social media, cyberbullying, self harm, STI’s, respecting diversity, gangs, smoking, voting in the UK,

Assembly topics covered were:

  • Managing anxiety, Democracy and British values

We visited the following places:

  • Year 10 Art class visited the Tate Gallery

Gaynes took part in sporting fixtures / events:

  • Havering Athletics trials (track)
  • Havering Athletics trials (field)
  • Havering indoor rowing trials
  • Year 7 and 8 ‘tape ball’ cricket tournament



  • Redden Court v Year 8 – lost 5–1 – Havering League semi final
  • Hallmead v Year 9 – lost 3-1 – Havering League semi final


  • Year 9/10 v Sanders – won