GAYNES IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY……. Within the month of February our students took part in the following activities: Year 10 & 11 Students attended “Futures Evening” where 12 external providers ran careers workshops Year 9 Curriculum evening – department displays of their GCSE course content for option choices Year 11 Half term revision centre…

Gaynes anti bullying ambassadors have been awarded the community badge for their work with and for the local community. This has included packing at Romford foodbank, hosting retirement homes at Gaynes as part of a Christmas event and holding assemblies at James Oglethorpe and Branfil Primary school as part of anti bullying week. Gaynes has…

Coronavirus_advice_for_education_settings_poster   Dear Parents/Carers We are continuing to keep you updated on the Government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Where to find the latest information: Public Health England blog: Coronavirus – what you need to know   Official guidance says to take…

New partnership on the rise as Havering CAMHS & Adult learning are working together! All courses are free! Supporting families to support their children with their wellbeing, language, communication and safety. Please see attached courses and a full list of upcoming course times below. Understanding Challenging Behaviour Adult Learning College Upcoming Courses Raising Confident Children Supporting…

Within the month of January our students took part in the following activities: Pupils from Year 7,8,9 were trained how to be ‘street doctors’ in event of knife crime Year 9 and 11 had their parents evenings which were very well attended Mr Amin supported James Oglethorpe Year 5 G and T maths groups as…

A ‘street doctors’ workshop visited Gaynes to instruct pupils on how to save life in dangerous situations. The deliverers were medical students from St Bartholomew’s Hospital. It was a very thought provoking session which demonstrated very practical side for all pupils who attended.

Gaynes hosted a mock interview day for all of year 10. All pupils were prepared with sample questions, advice on how to answer questions and successful interview techniques. Gaynes was supported by 17 professionals from the world of business who gave up their time to interview our pupils. As well as mock interviews, Year 10…

Thirty Year 11 pupils visited Queens College, Cambridge University, as part a programme of University visits. Pupils had guest lectures, student talks and tours of the campus. It was a truly inspirational day and our thanks go to staff at Queens College for hosting and inspiring Year 11.

Gaynes welcomed three care homes to celebrate Christmas in an event organised and hosted by the school’s Anti-Bullying Ambassadors in Year 10. It was a wonderful occasion as residents were treated to mince pies, Christmas readings, a live piano performance and carols sung by Branfil Primary School choir. The ambassadors have been invited to Freshfields…

Another group of Year 10 pupils volunteered and assisted with the sorting and packing from all the donations received from local harvest festivals. The group worked very hard and gained an appreciation and first hand knowledge of the invaluable work of volunteers.  The other volunteers at the Church of St. Ascension stated how grateful and…