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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

What a strange year it has been! I think Katie and I can speak for the whole school in saying we never envisaged a scenario where we would be learning from home for six months! We are so grateful to be back in the school environment with our friends and the excellent staff members who successfully maintained their support during these unprecedented times.


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Founders Day Awards 2021Founders Day Awards 20212021-07-20T14:23:28Zapplication/pdf Document Day Awards 2021.pdf
Induction Day 2021Induction Day 20212021-07-21T13:41:22Zapplication/pdf Document
Sports Day Letter to Parents July 2021Sports Day Letter to Parents July 20212021-07-05T09:39:12Zapplication/pdf Document Day Letter to Parents July 2021.pdf
Collecting Year 11 Photos - Letter to ParentsCollecting Year 11 Photos - Letter to Parents2021-07-01T09:23:23Zapplication/pdf Document Year 11 Photos - Letter to Parents.pdf
June News Bulletin 2021June News Bulletin 20212021-06-29T12:01:41Zapplication/pdf Document News Bulletin 2021.pdf
Letter to Collect Your Work-former GCSE-ALevel StudentsLetter to Collect Your Work-former GCSE-ALevel Students2021-06-29T09:47:28Zapplication/pdf Document to Collect Your Work-former GCSE-ALevel Students.pdf

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Upcoming Events



Summer holidaysSummer holidays26/07/2021 00:00:0001/09/2021 23:59:00True
Staff Development Day - start of termStaff Development Day - start of term02/09/2021 00:00:0002/09/2021 23:59:00True
Year 7 & Sixth Form in schoolYear 7 & Sixth Form in school03/09/2021 00:00:0003/09/2021 23:59:00True
Week 1Week 103/09/2021 00:00:0003/09/2021 23:59:00True
Week 2Week 206/09/2021 00:00:0010/09/2021 23:59:00True
All students in school todayAll students in school today06/09/2021 00:00:0006/09/2021 23:59:00True
Blood Brothers drama tripBlood Brothers drama trip09/09/2021 00:00:0009/09/2021 23:59:00True
Year 7 PhotosYear 7 Photos09/09/2021 08:00:0009/09/2021 09:00:00False

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