Gaynes are holding a First Give presentation evening on Wednesday 19th June at 5.45pm. Pupils will present to the judges, who include the Mayor of Havering, in order for their chosen, local charity to be given £1000. We are hoping parents can join us and support the presentations. Mr Griffen

On Thursday 16th May, Gaynes School took part in the Regional Final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out! Challenge. Year 10 student Kikiope Kristilolu gave a passionate performance of her speech entitled ‘Humans’. Kiki held the audience throughout her speech and stood out, despite stiff competition from other schools in the borough. The English Department are incredibly…

On Friday 24th May, the students of Gaynes School took part in a paper ballot to elect their Head Girl and Head Boy.  To be eligible to stand for election, students had to have been chosen as a Senior Prefect.  To get this far, students had already submitted a written application and participated in a…

On 17th May 2019 Mrs McDermott and Mr Amin accompanied 19 Year 10 GCSE Art & Design students to the Tate Modern, London. The students were exceptionally well behaved and were an absolute credit to the school. They thoroughly immersed themselves into the gallery experience, covering all of the exhibitions and gallery spaces and even…

Athletics Well done to our students who made the Havering schools team. We had a number of successful students who will now compete against other schools in Essex at Chelmsford Stadium. A special mention to Aaliyah, Daragh and Malcolm. Rowing Gaynes School took a number of pupils to Hornchurch Sports Centre for the Havering rowing competition. All students behaved perfectly and…

On Monday 13 May, our team of newly selected senior prefects attended a leadership training day at Stubbers Adventure Centre. The day began with individual character building activities such as high-wire walking, where students navigated a range of balancing challenges high in the air.  Some had to overcome their fear of heights.  This was followed…

In April Mr Akhtar (Loxford School) and Miss Fallon (Gaynes School) took 9 students to Seoul, South Korea. Read on for their eye-opening story… After just over eleven hours of flying and some airport ice breakers, we were instantly ready and raring to go. As our trip progressed past that initial jet lagged haze, we…

The Gaynes indoor rowing squad are all set for the Havering competition on Wednesday 8th May after receiving expert coaching on individual technique as well as relay changeovers! The Havering Indoor Rowing manager was very impressed by the standard. Outstanding performances at the competition will be rewarded with a place in the Havering team to…

Just before the Easter break, Gaynes and Branfil Primary school completed our latest collaboration by inviting parents of Branfil pupils into Gaynes to watch an ‘open’ Drama lesson. Parents were able to see their children take on character roles from Hamlet and explore the text with great success. This rounded off 7 weeks of Year 5 drama…