Our planned blog has taken a different direction with recent events and we hope parents will find the articles, links and advice shared here helpful, in supporting their children.
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- 11/05/20The celebration of VE Day was an appropriate chance for us to reflect on the sacrifices that were made by so many to ensure that a new world could grow from the horrors of World War II. Although the planned celebrations were muted because of the restrictions in which we are all living, in a way it s...Read Full Story
PE at Home Summer Term Week 4Mrs Brazendale and the PE team have created another timetable of activities for week commencing 11 May. These are for each year group, from Monday to Friday. Exercising safely continues to be a priority and videos showing the techniques for Commit to Core and Workout Wednesd...Read Full Story
PE at Home Summer Term Week 3The Summer Term Week 3 BIG PE Grid has been developed by Mrs Brazendale and the team. There are activities for all years in the timetables below. This is set for week commencing 4 May. In the words of Mrs Brazendale Exercise safely! Keep going, you can do this! D...Read Full Story
Diary of a Head - Entry 3In my mind the start of the summer term is associated with weather that is turning warmer by the day, children who are keen to be outside and a sense of calm before the storm that will be public examinations or internal assessments. This start to the summer term has been, as in all areas of li...Read Full Story
PE at Home Summer Term Week 2Mrs Brazendale and the PE team have put together another timetable of activities for each year group, for each day from Monday to Friday this week. Exercising safely continues to be a priority and videos showing the techniques for Commit to Core and Workout Wednesday can be access via...Read Full Story
PE at Home Summer Term Week 1We are continuing to share our PE at Home timetable with the wider school community as we all know how important exercise is and recognise variety and structure may be beneficial at this time. This week's schedule also includes Commit to Core and Workout Wednesday videos from Mrs Brazendal...Read Full Story
Diary of a Head - Entry 2They say that a week in politics is a long time. While I have great sympathy with our political leaders as they try to grapple with the decisions that none of them would have dreamed that they would be making three months ago, I would like to say that a week in lockdown is a really long time! So, it...Read Full Story
Easter Holiday ActivitiesOur pupils, staff and parents rapidly adjusted to our programme of remote teaching and learning. However we felt the Easter holidays should be a time to relax and explore a range alternative activities. The list of suggestions shared in our end of term newsletter has been extended and reproduce...Read Full Story
Diary of a HeadThere are some dates and moments that are long remembered – many recall where they were when they saw the first man on the moon, heard that JFK had been assassinated, the death of Princess Diana. However, for many of us last week, and not just for those involved in education, we added another...Read Full Story
Music at HomeA few ideas from Director of Music Dr Tebbs to support musicians throughout the school in adapting to remote tuition.Read Full Story
PE and Sport at Home Week 2Mrs Brazendale and the PE department have producing another programme of PE activities at home for this second week in isolation and for use in the Easter holidays. Additional PE challenges are posted on Twitter on @StGabrielsSport , do share your successes with us.Read Full Story
Useful IT skills to help pupils learning from homeWith remote teaching pupils may find themselves communicating with teachers using their school email on a regular basis, as well as increasing their use of ICT for learning. We are keen to support pupils and parents with this transition and have outlined a few ideas below.Read Full Story