Blog week ending 15th December

Posted on: 15/12/2017

What magical Christmas Carol Concerts! Both Wilmington Grammar schools performed together, with all students giving such accomplished performances at the evening Christmas Carol Concert and the Year 7 Christmas Service.  The student orchestra and choir demonstrated huge talent and professionalism with some providing stunning virtuoso performances.  Thank you to all those involved in staging such wonderful events.

Staff choir

 

 

Meet our Librarian.  Mrs Black has recently joined WGSG from St Augustine Academy, in Maidstone and has previously held a role in Rochester library.  Mrs Black has a whole host of new and exciting books arriving for 2018 which will undoubtedly spark interest in even the most reluctant of readers!  The Library will be staging a number of events nest year including World Book Day in March and a Harry Potter Book celebration in February which will provide a host of themed activities and lessons.

A Homework club has been scheduled for every Tuesday lunchtime in the library, if your daughter would like somewhere quiet to work or feels she would like some support in completing a task, Mrs Black is on hand to help.

  

The Year 8 Netball team went on a cold afternoon to DSTC to take part in a Netball tournament.  They competed against two teams representing DSTC and one team from The Leigh Academy. The girls showcased fantastic team work with a number of interceptions being made throughout the game, that were typically backed up by another in the team. A massive thank-you to Beth for her captaincy and securing a team for the tournament. #GetInvolved #InterSchoolGames

 

DSTC 1

DSTC 2

The Leigh

WGSG

5:5

3:2

9:0

DRAW!

WIN!

WIN!

Respect prefects made their first visit to Wilmington Manor Residential Home last Friday. It is hoped that the visits will provide enrichment opportunities for our students as well as helping entertain the residents and establish local community links.

The Year 11 girls went out of their way to engage some of the residents in fun games such as scrabble and banagrams. Their visit was received enthusiastically by the activities organiser who is hoping that this becomes a regular spot on the weekly timetable.

James McQuirke, Community Safety Delivery Officer from Kent Fire Brigade, came in to speak to Year 10 about the devastating consequences of arson as part of their Learning for Life focus morning. This term the key theme was, ‘Under Pressure’ and the girls got to hear first-hand how what can seem like fun or ‘a prank’ at first can quickly escalate to have a serious impact on their lives, and the lives of others.

Thank you to Independent Catering staff for preparing a delicious Christmas lunch.  Our brilliant catering team lead by Sharon (third from the left) provide a huge range of tasty and nutritious foods at breakfast, break and lunch every day of the year!  The students and staff thoroughly enjoyed their meal.