50 pupils from Year 7 – 11 went to see an outstanding performance of the Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in the West End. It was an incredible show which all pupils thoroughly enjoyed. All pupils were a credit to the school. Roll on the next trip to the theatre!

On Tuesday 15th January a male and female team were taken to Hornchurch Sport Centre to compete in the borough Indoor Athletics Competition run by the Sports Collective. The morning was a female competition and the afternoon was the boys. They each competed in the same events such as indoor shot, standing long jump, standing…

The 16th January saw the Year 10 GCSE groups leave school to travel to Piccadilly in central London on the Underground to attend the Body Works Exhibition. This is an opportunity to see how the body works, witnessing real body parts. This included exhibits of people who have donated their bodies to science. The group…

In accordance with the School Admissions Code (December 2014), Gaynes School is consulting on the proposed school admission arrangements for September 2020 onwards. The consultation period is from 19th December 2018 to 5pm on Thursday, 31st January 2019. The proposed Admission Arrangements for September 2020 entry onwards is attached. Please send any comments to lsst@loxford.net…

Dear Parent/Guardian,   The last day of term is Wednesday 19th December 2018 and the school will be closed at 12.15pm. There will be an extended break time from 10:55am to 11:30am. The school will re-open on Monday 7th January 2019. Spring term dates: Monday 7th January 2019 – Friday 12th April 2019 Half term:…

Parents should encourage their children to walk with friends on the way home. To ensure their safety, can you ask your child to keep expensive items in their pockets or out of sight, particularly mobile phones. We are conducting assemblies and PSCHE programmes on Road safety and hope you will encourage them to be aware…

Well done to Leah, who came 23rd in the Havering Cross-Country for Year 7, which is an excellent position! Congratulations to the Year 8 students who were involved in the Havering Orienteering Competition at Stubbers.  Gaynes took several pairs, and Grace and Joshua were successful in coming 2nd out of all of Havering! September and…

The last week of the first Autumn half-term saw the final of the school’s annual talent show.  Over 20 students originally auditioned in September, who were then whittled down to 12 performances. To a busy audience, all acts performed to a high level, be it singing, dancing, poetry or drama.  The 4 judges (Miss Caers,…

Love.  War.  Witchcraft.  Murder.  Madness. How else would you end the term? On Friday 19th October 2018, the English department took Key Stage 4 students to see Macbeth performed live on stage in East London. The energetic performance of Shakespeare’s timeless production consolidated the understanding of the students, with many mouthing the key quotes as…