Monday, 21 October 2019

Headteacher Catherine Darnton on the education funding march

Headteacher Catherine Darnton on the education funding march

WE are marching to make sure that schools and colleges can fulfil their mission to educate and equip young people for their futures. ...

 

Parents give £35,000

PARENTS raised more than £35,000 for Gillotts School in Henley this year by making regular donations. The school in Gillotts Lane has ...

 

Boy wins engineering competition

Boy wins engineering competition

CAMERON MACDONALD, a year 9 student at Gillotts School in Henley, won his age group in the Leaders Award secondary engineering ...

 

School wins ‘maths in real life’ challenge for first time

School wins ‘maths in real life’ challenge for first time

EWELME Park hosted the 15th annual South Oxfordshire secondary schools “maths in real life” challenge. With the support of landowner ...

 

Students enjoy visit to activity centre

Students enjoy visit to activity centre

ONE hundred and thirty year 7 students at Gillotts School in Henley visited the Skern Lodge Activity Centre in Devon. They developed a ...

 

Pupils win enterprise award with recycled crisp packets

Pupils win enterprise award with recycled crisp packets

PUPILS at Gillotts School in Henley have received a Young Enterprise award. Nine children in year 10 took part in a competition ...

 

MP accepts petition from school funding campaigners

MP accepts petition from school funding campaigners

CAMPAIGNERS have presented a petition calling for fairer funding for schools to John Howell to present to Parliament. Just over 900 ...

 

Once a teacher...

OLD habits die hard for Henley town councillor Stefan Gawrysiak. He revisited his teaching days during the town’s May Fayre on Monday. ...

 

Students praised for ingenuity in design contest

Students praised for ingenuity in design contest

CREATIVE technologies students at Gillotts School in Henley were joined by parents at a celebration event at the Design Museum in ...

 

Skiing students enjoy quiet slopes in sunshine

Skiing students enjoy quiet slopes in sunshine

FORTY students from Gillotts School in Henley enjoyed a week’s skiing in Champoluc in the Aosta Valley in Italy. They were lucky to ...

 

Raffle raises £1,200 for pair’s trip to India

Raffle raises £1,200 for pair’s trip to India

STUDENTS Meg Hearn and Ben Doyle sold raffle tickets to raise funds for their trip to India in July to help underprivileged children. ...

 

Students reach final of design competition

Students reach final of design competition

A TEAM of students at Gillotts School in Henley reached the final of Design Ventura, a competition in which 13- to 16-year-olds across ...

 

Teaching training hub to open at secondary

A TEACHER training hub is to open at Gillotts School in Henley. It will be run by Oxfordshire Teacher Training, which trains ...

 

How to eat healthily

A WOMAN who battled anorexia as a girl is to speak to students at Gillotts School in Henley about eating disorders. Frances Shillito, ...

 

Students win all matches on first Italian tour

Students win all matches on first Italian tour

FOR the first time Gillotts School in Henley took a group of 35 year 10 and 11 students on a hockey and rugby tour to Lake Garda in ...

 

Students’ Halloween homework is scarily good

Students’ Halloween homework is scarily good

STUDENTS at Gillotts School in Henley stunned guests when they showcased a term’s worth of homework in a “gothic gallery” for ...

 

Pupils inspired by disabled athlete

Pupils inspired by disabled athlete

DISABLED athlete Jack Cummins gave a talk to year 8 students at Gillotts School in Henley about living with disability as part of a ...

 

GCSE pupils make the grade in spite of tougher marking system

Students celebrate GCSEs despite tougher marking system

SCHOOLS in the Henley area celebrated another good set of GCSE results despite a new, tougher grading system. The traditional grade ...

 

Pupils brush up on German with visit to wine region

Pupils brush up on German with visit to wine region

FORTY year 8 students at Gillotts School in Henley visited the Mosel Valley in Germany. They stayed at a youth hostel in Traben ...

 

Students overcome fears on outdoor adventure trip

Students overcome fears on outdoor adventure trip

A TOTAL of 58 students and five staff from Gillotts School in Henley spent a week in the Brecon Beacons in Wales enjoying outdoor ...

 

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