GAYNES IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

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

  • All of Year 11 attended the Careers event ‘Moving On’ at Harrow Lodge Sports Centre
  • Mr Lucas and Mr Knight supported James Oglethorpe Primary school with a mad scientist workshop
  • Gaynes hosted Year 6 parent tours
  • Year 11 pupils attended an M and G Prudential workshop to gain a good understanding of future careers and opportunities at M and G
  • Year 11 had aspiration interviews, discussing next steps after Gaynes
  • Musical theatre club was offered at Gaynes as an extra-curricular activity
  • Inter-form competitions were offered for Photography and English
  • PSCHE topics covered were: Bonfire night, Fire safety, Stress, County Lines, Revision skills, Social media, Personal space, Radicalisation, Consent, Mutual Respect, Puberty, Racism, Forced Marriage, STI’s, Target setting, Bullying, Identity, Rights and responsibilities

Assembly topics covered were:

  • Awareness of ourselves and others
  • Diwali
  • Bonfire Night

We visited the following places:

  • Year 8 and 9 went to Kingswood Outdoor Education Centre on the Isle of Wight and had an amazing time.
  • Gaynes took part in sporting fixtures / events:
  • Year 7/8/10 netball v Brittons
  • Year 7/8 football v Brittons
  • Year 9 Sports leaders training at Emerson Park