Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Gran runs 813 miles for NHS

Gran runs 813 miles for NHS

A GRANDMOTHER is running and walking the equivalent of Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for the NHS. Dot Adamson, 67, began ...

 

Ex-students call for more balanced teaching on race

Ex-students call for more balanced teaching on race

FOUR former Henley students are backing a national campaign to make teaching the history of the British Empire compulsory. India ...

 

School’s goggles donated to NHS staff

School’s goggles donated to NHS staff

GILLOTTS School in Henley has donated 241 pairs of goggles to frontline NHS staff to help protect them from the coronavirus. The eye ...

 

‘The positive atmosphere in most lessons is remarkable’

THE Ofsted inspectors said Gillotts School’s leaders had created a strong ethos of a happy learning community where pupils were known, ...

 

No panic after school ski trip to virus zone

No panic after school ski trip to virus zone

THE headteacher of Gillotts School in Henley has told parents there is no reason to be worried about coronavirus. Forty pupils spent ...

 

Results, achievement and effort: the certificate winners

THE full list of award winners was as follows: Eleanor Whittle — art and design results Molly Spiers — art and design achievement and ...

 

Students return to school for awards presentation

Students return to school for awards presentation

MORE than 30 former pupils of Gillotts School in Henley returned for an awards ceremony. They were invited back to celebrate their ...

 

Eco students

GILLOTTS School in Henley will hold an eco week from Monday. Each day pupils will be encouraged to take part in a different initiative,...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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