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Welcome from the Headteacher

Welcome to Gillingham School in North Dorset, set in the heart of the beautiful Blackmore Vale. Founded by benefactors in 1516, Gillingham School is proud and privileged to offer a quality and enjoyable educational experience that is open to all young people from the town of Gillingham, its surrounding villages and indeed, to young people further afield in Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset.


Welcome from the Head Boy & Head Girl

Welcome to Gillingham School! We both arrived here as year seven students, nervous at the prospect of starting at such a different school to our primary schools. Oh how the times have changed. As these years have seemingly flown by Gillingham School has helped us develop into the best we can possibly be, not only growing academically, but also helping us prepare for the future wherever that may lead. Over our time here we’ve made new friends, experienced great adventures and been given the opportunity to discover who we want to be.


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Drum Kit Donation from Johnson's of ShaftesburyDrum Kit Donation from Johnson's of Shaftesbury2018-05-21T09:53:57Zapplication/pdf Document Stories/Drum Kit.pdf
German - Revision Sessions for Year 11s German - Revision Sessions for Year 11s 2018-05-16T09:34:31Zapplication/pdf Document Poster - Year 11 - website.pdf
Important Information - Universal Credit Important Information - Universal Credit <div>Due to the national roll out of Universal Credits, protection has been put in place for eligible children to continue to receive Free School Meals. </div><div><br></div><div>All children who receive Free School Meals will remain eligible until at least 31st March 2022. This also applies to any new children who are approved before this date. From 31st March 2022, any child receiving Free School Meals will remain eligible until they have graduated from that school phase (e.g. a child in reception on 31st March 2022 would remain eligible until they finished primary school in 2028).</div><div><br></div><div>This means that between now and 31st March 2022, parents do not need to contact Dorset County Council to cancel Free School Meals, even if they feel that their child is no longer eligible.</div><div><br></div><div>More information about this, and eligibility for Free School Meals can be found on Dorsetforyou or call County Hall, Dorchester on 01305 228442. </div><div><br></div>2018-05-08T07:36:32ZNews Post
Newsletter 7 - April-May 2018Newsletter 7 - April-May 20182018-05-04T08:48:10Zapplication/pdf Document Stories/April-May 2018 Newsletter.pdf
Years 13/14 Study LeaveYears 13/14 Study Leave2018-04-25T13:20:25Zapplication/pdf Document 13 and 14 Study Leave 2018.pdf
Careers College Year 9 2018Careers College Year 9 20182018-04-25T10:58:08Zapplication/pdf Document College Year 9 2018.pdf

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Upcoming Events



Med trip Year 10Med trip Year 1024/05/2018 00:00:0001/06/2018 23:59:00True
North Dorset Year 3/4 Cricket Festival @ Bryanston North Dorset Year 3/4 Cricket Festival @ Bryanston 25/05/2018 07:30:0025/05/2018 15:30:00False
Half termHalf term28/05/2018 00:00:0001/06/2018 23:59:00True
GCSE geography trip Lyme RegisGCSE geography trip Lyme Regis05/06/2018 00:00:0006/06/2018 23:59:00True
Normandy tripNormandy trip07/06/2018 00:00:0009/06/2018 23:59:00True
Gillingham Mini Olympics 1 Gillingham Mini Olympics 1 08/06/2018 08:00:0008/06/2018 11:00:00False
Gillingham Mini Olympics 2Gillingham Mini Olympics 208/06/2018 11:00:0008/06/2018 14:30:00False
Netball Trip BathNetball Trip Bath08/06/2018 16:30:0008/06/2018 20:30:00False

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