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Year: 2017

Cakes and Competitions for Comic Relief

  Red Nose Day has come around again, and this year, GAC students have gone all out to raise money for charity! From cake sales to guess-the-song competitions, to Bake-Offs and Coffee Mornings, the school has been a hive of fundraising activity throughout the week in the lead up to the big day. On the […]

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Swimming Superstars!

GAC’s year 7 and year 9 girls swimming teams showed off their aquatic talents in the pool on Wednesday 22nd March. The Coventry Schools swimming gala, held at Centre AT7, saw the girls win eight out of the 10 races. This means they have now qualified for the Warwickshire county competition. Well done girls!

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The Great Grace Bake-Off

  Year 7 and 8 students stirred up a delicious spread of sponge cake treats in their ‘Great Grace Bake-Off’, expected to raise over £100 for Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day through cake sales and other activities. Students put in an outstanding, culinary fund-raising effort by making a donation to enter the cake-designing competition.  The […]

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Red Nose Day Coffee Morning

    For Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day, on Friday 24th March, we organised a coffee morning in the library for elderly people from the local community. We had a blast doing it! It was really fun decorating the library with lots of Red Nose Day balloons, stickers and tablecloths. We escorted the guests of […]

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Netting the Ball at Newman: Double Win for GAC!

  The month of March began with a double win from our Year 7 and 9 Netball teams, who both won against their counterparts from Cardinal Newman School. They have won all their games in the league apart from one. Ms Whillock, Head of P.E. and Netball coach described the teams as ‘a credit to […]

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National Careers Week at GAC

        From 6th to 10th March 2017, GAC celebrated National Careers Week with a series of initiatives taking place across the school. Teachers displayed posters on their classroom doors to share with students the jobs they have previously worked in, with lists of key skills developed from those careers showcased too. Students […]

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French Food Friday

    On Friday 17th February, Miss Jones’ Year 8 French class hosted a languages café at lunch in the food technology room. The class spent the lesson before lunch preparing some unique French foods before presenting them to visitors using their new French vocabulary. Some of the French food on display included pain au […]

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YR10 Building Healthy Relationships Day

  All year 10 students at GAC took part in an Ethos and Values Day dedicated to ‘Building Healthy Relationships.’ The purpose of the day was to help students’ make healthy choices about sex and relationships through engaging lessons, workshops and drama with specialist external guests. Guests included regular visitors to the school, Loudmouth, the […]

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Burnet News Club SyriArt Project

GAC’s Burnet News Club have been working on an art project this half term based on the latest current affairs issue. They have used their knowledge and skepticism of the war in Syria to create artistic interpretations which demonstrate their opinions. From collages of fire to sketches of the world to send a message about […]

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7D claim Best Attendance Award

  Year 7 tutor group ‘7D’ have won the title of ‘Best Attendance’ at GAC so far this year. One member of the tutor group, Mitchell Tipple, spoke of the importance of having high attendance in school: ‘I find the more you are in school, the more you learn and the better you do in […]

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