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UCAS Information *IMPORTANT*UCAS Information *IMPORTANT*<div>Our Year 13 students are currently busy attending open days and working on their UCAS applications.</div><div><br></div><div>Internal deadlines are the 30th September for those wishing to apply to Oxbridge or for Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary, 30th November for all other applications.</div><div><br></div><div>Any students who have left Gillingham School, but wish to apply to university through us this year, need to contact Mrs Hann - UCAS Coordinator, as soon possible on</div>17/09/2018 13:29:29News Post
Gillingham School Prospectus 2018Gillingham School Prospectus 201813/09/2018 11:39:15application/pdf Document School Prospectus 2018.pdf
Welcome Back Letter 2018 from Paul NicholsonWelcome Back Letter 2018 from Paul Nicholson07/09/2018 14:10:14application/pdf Document Back 2018 PN.pdf
Newsletter 10 - July 2018Newsletter 10 - July 201824/07/2018 12:44:37application/pdf Document Stories/July 2018.pdf
Year 11 Careers & Employment Support from Ansbury GuidanceYear 11 Careers & Employment Support from Ansbury Guidance19/07/2018 11:40:42application/pdf Document
SPORTS DAY - Swimming Gala Results SPORTS DAY - Swimming Gala Results <div>Only 2 points separating first and second place...</div><div>Many thanks to all the swimmers yesterday! Great effort!</div><div>Good luck to everyone competing today!</div><div>Mr Yeo</div><div>Head of Physical Education</div>17/07/2018 09:07:17News Post
Sports Day News Sports Day News <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;">The first results are in! <br>Archery took place this week with Hurley winning overall. They shall be added into the grand total on Tuesday.</p><div class="text_exposed_show" style="display:inline;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;"><p style="margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">Lots of activities taking place next week -<br>Swimming will be happening on Monday lunchtime at <a class="profileLink" href="" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=249688615141903&extragetparams=%7B%22fref%22%3A%22mentions%22%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1" style="color:#365899;cursor:pointer;text-decoration-line:none;font-family:inherit;">RiversMeet</a>(12:45pm meet at the Scout Hut). <br>The remaining activities - mountain biking, athletics, climbing, tug of war, tennis, handball, rounders and table tennis will take place on Tuesday.</p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">Please ensure your child is prepared for the day - lots of water, suncream and a hat required as the forecast is to remain warm.</p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">Head of Physical Education<br>Gillingham School</p></div>12/07/2018 11:00:43News Post
Sixth Form Open Evening - Thursday 29th NovemberSixth Form Open Evening - Thursday 29th November10/07/2018 13:44:09News Bulletin
Wednesday 18th July - Ex-Student Event for Current Sixth Formers Wednesday 18th July - Ex-Student Event for Current Sixth Formers <p style="margin-bottom:6px;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;"><span class="_5mfr _47e3" style="line-height:0;vertical-align:middle;margin:0px 1px;font-family:inherit;"></span> </p><div class="text_exposed_show" style="display:inline;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;"><div>&#128104;‍&#127891;Calling all ex-students who are currently studying at university or who have just graduated...&#128105;‍&#127891;</div><div><br></div><div>On 18th July, Gillingham School has its annual event involving ex-students coming into school to talk to Year 12 about their experiences. The idea is to help us in supporting our current Year 12s as they begin the UCAS application process.</div><div><br></div><div>It will be an informal afternoon on Wednesday 18th July - chatting to small groups of sixth formers who are interested in the subject you study/studied and/or university and about your experience of university life.</div><div><br></div><div>If you are able to attend, you will be providing invaluable help for our Year 12s as they face an important period of decision making. Staff also welcome the opportunity to meet our leavers and catch up on your news. There will be lunch provided in the Sixth Form Canteen from 1pm.</div><div><br></div><div>Please could you email if you are interested in this opportunity.</div></div>05/07/2018 08:25:47News Post
Sunday 1st July - Old Boys Cricket MatchSunday 1st July - Old Boys Cricket Match<p>Sunday 1st July sees the third annual Old Boys Cricket Match, starting at 2pm on the front field.</p><p>With the Masters winning the last two years, the Old Boys are keen to stake their claim on the coveted Robin Hussey Trophy. Spectators and families are welcome to attend.</p><p>Thanks</p><div><p>Mr Yeo</p></div><br>20/06/2018 08:43:43News Post
Dorset Libraries Summer Reading Challenge Dorset Libraries Summer Reading Challenge 15/06/2018 14:03:28application/pdf Document Stories/Poster - Free skills update for young people - Abbey - DLS Summer Reading Challenge (1) 2018.pdf
Newsletter 8 - June 2018Newsletter 8 - June 201813/06/2018 09:22:59application/pdf Document Stories/June2018Website.pdf
BBC Proms Inspire National Composition Competition BBC Proms Inspire National Composition Competition <p style="margin-bottom:6px;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;">Year 12 A Level Music student David Simkins has composed his own piece, ‘Victory,’ and submitted it for the BBC Proms Inspire National Composition Competition. <span class="_5mfr _47e3" style="line-height:0;vertical-align:middle;margin:0px 1px;font-family:inherit;"><img class="img" role="presentation" src="" width="16" height="16" alt="" style="vertical-align:-3px;margin:5px;" /><span class="_7oe" style="display:inline-block;font-size:0px;width:0px;font-family:inherit;">&#127926;</span></span></p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;">BBC Inspire is a brilliant scheme which invites young composers (aged 12-18) to get involved, no matter what genre of music, in composition and music-making.</p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;">As well as the annual competition, they run workshop days and masterclasses.</p><div class="text_exposed_show" style="display:inline;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;background-color:#ffffff;"><p style="margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">We wish David every success in the competition and congratulate him for his efforts in submitting his piece.</p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">You can listen to David's piece here: <a href="" target="_blank" data-ft="{"tn":"-U"}" rel="noopener nofollow" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy" style="color:#365899;cursor:pointer;text-decoration-line:none;font-family:inherit;"></a></p><p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:6px;font-family:inherit;">Liam Carey <br>Head of Music</p></div>11/06/2018 12:28:53News Post
Parish of Henstridge Students - Monday 11th JuneParish of Henstridge Students - Monday 11th June06/06/2018 14:29:23application/pdf Document poster ad - A4 v3 - flat.pdf
Drum Kit Donation from Johnson's of ShaftesburyDrum Kit Donation from Johnson's of Shaftesbury21/05/2018 10:53:27application/pdf Document Stories/Drum Kit.pdf
SIMS Parent: Getting Started InstructionsSIMS Parent: Getting Started Instructions21/05/2018 08:50:02application/pdf Document Parent Getting Started.pdf
German - Revision Sessions for Year 11s German - Revision Sessions for Year 11s 16/05/2018 09:37:41application/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>08/05/2018 07:36:32News Post
Newsletter 7 - April-May 2018Newsletter 7 - April-May 201804/05/2018 09:46:39application/pdf Document Stories/April-May 2018 Newsletter.pdf
Rotary Cycle Ride - Sunday 20th MayRotary Cycle Ride - Sunday 20th May19/04/2018 09:07:56application/pdf Document Cycle Ride Poster.pdf