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Cross Curricular Learning

Students at Gillingham School have the privilege of taking part in many different events and trips. These help us to bring another dimension to our teaching and allow students new experiences. Cross-curricular opportunities allow the students to transfer important skills between subject areas and explore the links between them. For example, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) activities provide the opportunity to enhance and enrich learning in those subjects.

In addition, listed below are some of the incredible range of extra-curricular trips and activities which our students are able to benefit from. Note that trips may not run every year and are clearly subject to change.

Key Stage 3

​Year 7

​Year 8

​Year 9

​Art - American Museum ​Coastal Walk ​Brecon Beacons
​Dance for LEPRA ​Drama Club ​Careers College
​Drama Club        ​English - Globe Theatre ​Charity Day
​French -Normandy ​History - Parliament ​Croft Farm
​Geography/Science - Stourhead ​History - Tudor Day ​Drama Club
​History - Time Tunnel Play ​Languages – French Exchange ​History - Churchill Museum
​Horrible Histories ​Languages – German Exchange ​History - Doomed Youth Play
​Legoland ​Charity Day ​Languages - French Exchange
​London Ballet - Royal Opera House Languages - German Exchange
​Skern Lodge
​Science - Yeovilton
​Textiles - Fashion show

Key Stage 4 (Year 10 & 11)

​Art - Rouche Court
​Business Studies - Chelsea football grounds & BBC Studios
​Careers - Next Steps Evening
​Enterprise Day
​London Ballet - Royal Opera House
​Geography - Lyme Regis
​Modern Language - French Exchange
​Modern Language - German Exchange
​Music - Tour
​Physics - Fleet Air Arm Engineering Challenge Yr 10
​Science - to the European Space Centre
​Science - Fleet Air Arm Engineering Challenge
​Work Experience
​​Year 10 Med Trip

Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form)

​Biology - Paington Zoo
​Biology - DNA workshop
​Biology - Studland Field Trip
Business Studies - Exam talk
​Geography – Field Trip
​German - Berlin
​History - Battle Fields Tour
​ICT - O2 Arena Technology Convention
​Languages - 6th Form Exchange
​Languages - Paris Trip
​Physics - Fleet Air Arm Engineering Challenge
​Activities day