Blog week ending 20th December

Posted on: 19/12/2023

Merry Christmas … one and all!  It has been a truly magical term with countless activities, charitable endeavours and exceptional achievements across our school culminating in a range of shared festive celebrations.  The below items really do sum up our WGSB ethos, thank you to all our families for your support, kind words and hands-on involvement in our community.


We welcomed local residents, student grandparents, ex-staff and staff parents, the Mayor of Dartford and local Councillors to join us for a delicious Community Christmas Afternoon Tea!  It was a huge amount of fun with some wonderful entertainment from our Year 7 Choir and WG6 Gospel Choir (who ably assisted the Year 7 choir too!) as well as musical recitals … and a prize raffle!  My parents were in attendance and can confirm that not only are our students’ excellent hosts, but our kitchen team bake delicious cakes and biscuits!  Thank you to Miss Price and the team for organising such an enjoyable event.





Thank you for your continued generosity toward those in need of a little support over the Christmas period (and beyond)  As you can see from the below photo, we struggled to fit your all of your donations into the van!  We shared the donations, which included Christmas treat items as well as basic necessities, with our local community foodbank at St Michael and All Angels Church and with Dartford Foodbank. 


Forthcoming Dates;

Last Day of Term 2 – 20th December (12noon)

First Day of Term 3 - Thursday 4th January

WG6 Y12 Trip, City Hall – 17th January

WG6 Geography Fieldwork - 17th January

Year 11 Parents’ Evening – 18th January

Year 7 Trip to Harry Potter Studios – 22nd January & 26th January

Year 9 GCSE Options Evening – 23rd January

Year 9 Drama Trip to see Hamilton – 25th January

WG6 Art Trip National & National Portrait Gallery – 29th January

WG6 Subject Fair – 1st February

Year 9 Parents’ Evening 6th & 8th February

Careers Event Year 9 & 11 – 8th February

Last Day of Term 3 – 9th February

New York – Cultural Trip 10th February – 15th February

First Day of Term 4 – 19th February


Wishing you all a very merry Christmas break!


Best wishes,


Stuart Harrington

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