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Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal

Today, Carole Dodd from the Salvation Army came to collect all the presents donated for this wonderful appeal. Thank you to all who donated gifts for the Salvation Army’s Christmas Present Appeal. Once again, we were very pleased to be able to donate a wide range of gifts to those in need, to make a [...]

Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal2019-12-06T14:29:54+00:00

A-Level PE Sports Science Competition

Eight A-Level PE students have participated in the Inside Sports Science Competition held at the University of Kent, Medway Campus. They have taken part in various workshops to improve their knowledge of sports drinks, anxiety, pressure, forces and how the heart and lungs work effectively together during exercise. The competition was against fourteen other schools [...]

A-Level PE Sports Science Competition2019-12-06T12:22:10+00:00

British Film Institute Spanish Trip

On Tuesday 3rd December, the Year 13 Spanish class went to the British Film Institute for a study day titled ‘Trauma and Memory: Filming the legacy of dictatorships in Spain and Chile’. In the morning, there was an interactive presentation based on film clips that presented the Spanish and Chilean dictatorships. We discussed clips from [...]

British Film Institute Spanish Trip2019-12-06T12:21:05+00:00

Maidstone Area Book Awards (MABA) Book Group gets festive!

This year we have a record number of students in our annual MABA book group! We will each read six books and meet up regularly in the Library to discuss them. We will vote for our favourites and then take a trip to the awards ceremony to meet one of the authors! This year there [...]

Maidstone Area Book Awards (MABA) Book Group gets festive!2019-12-06T13:35:00+00:00

Have you got any spare food this Christmas?

We need your help! Please donate food items for those in need in Maidstone during Christmas and the winter months. MGGS is delighted to support Food for Thought Christmas Appeal 2019 with Homeless Care, Maidstone Day Centre again this year. Please see the information regarding what can be donated. Any donation you can make would [...]

Have you got any spare food this Christmas?2019-12-06T12:18:36+00:00

MGGS PFA Launch ‘Cash for Christmas’ Fundraising Game

We are excited to launch a festive fundraising game called 'Cash for Christmas', which we hope will be a fun way to raise money to help support the students at our school. We have a grid made up of 500 squares and we are inviting members of the MGGS community to purchase individual squares. We [...]

MGGS PFA Launch ‘Cash for Christmas’ Fundraising Game2019-12-06T12:17:17+00:00

MGGS’s International School Award 2019-2022

MGGS announced in September that we had been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. This week, we were delighted to send Mrs Jenkins-Baldock to the awards ceremony in London to collect both our award and certificate. The International School Award celebrates [...]

MGGS’s International School Award 2019-20222019-11-29T12:35:11+00:00

Calling all Primary School Teachers – Amazing Computing CPD Opportunity!

In the summer, MGGS was awarded the role of Computing Hub for Kent and East Sussex, tasked with supporting all schools in the region to deliver outstanding computing lessons. As part of this programme we are very pleased to announce that our first CPD sessions for primary school teachers (Teaching & Leading KS1 Computing) will [...]

Calling all Primary School Teachers – Amazing Computing CPD Opportunity!2019-11-29T12:34:12+00:00