***BUS STRIKES CANCELLED*** As confirmed by Arriva North West, all strikes have been cancelled, therefore there will be no school minibus provision. All students to travel to school as normal. #everydaycounts
On Saturday 9th December, our multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library is gave away brand new children’s books for Christmas. The campaign was in conjunction with BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity and the Belle Vale shopping centre in Liverpool.
Humanutopia is a company who run inspirational and life changing courses with schools.
After having the fantastic opportunity of working with this inspirational company, we luckily have a team of year 11 heroes embedded into Gateacre School. With training and support from Humanutopia alongside Gateacre staff, they have been fully trained & inspired to help support their peers at Gateacre School, mainly with breaking down any barriers that may prevent students involved from having a successful future and happy life.
21 students recently attended the Liverpool Health Skills Show facilitated by All About STEM at the Titanic Hotel.
Students visited trade stands to learn about NHS and healthcare based careers as many of our students are thinking about careers in midwifery, nursing, speech & language therapy, veterinary science, psychiatry and pediatrics.
We were delighted to be announced Winner of the Communication Award at last Friday's prestigious Educate Awards 2017. It was a spectacular evening with nearly 600 guests gathered for the prestigious Educate Awards ceremony held at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, hosted by broadcaster Simon ‘Rossie’ Ross.
Tomorrow Night was a performance for young people and staff that raised awareness about Child Sexual Exploitation.
It aimed to open up dialogue and create space for difficult conversations between schools, young people, parents and the wider community. Gateacre Drama Department initially assisted All Things Considered Theatre pilot the idea just over a year ago with our students and this meant that ATC could successfully apply for funding as they had evidence that the project worked.
Our sponsored Readathon fundraising event was a great success and we are very proud of our students and their families for helping raise a total of £1,205.15. This money will go towards helping sick children by buying books for children in hospital and 20% of the raised total supports the school.