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  • 'Best ever GCSE Results'

    Message from the Head of School Mr R Hawley

    Mr Hawley, Head of School commented:

    "I am delighted to say that the school has achieved its best ever set of GCSE examination results. The students embraced a culture of working hard and having high aspirations. They worked in a true partnership with our dedicated staff to ensure that they prepared effectively for these challenging exams. The hard work paid dividends!

    Well done to our students, as a school we are so proud of you!"

    Among the high achievers was Holly Evans who secured four grade 9s, four grade 8s and one grade 7. She said:

    “I’m really pleased with my results an...

    Posted 22/08/2019 by Whole School - Read more

  • Congratulations

    100% A Level pass rate

    Congratulations to our Sixth Form students on their success. They have achieved 100% pass rate and the highest average point score the school has ever seen.

    We are delighted that the majority of our students' success means that they can move onto their chosen university courses, apprenticeships or enter the world of work.

    Congratulations to you all!

    Posted 15/08/2019 by Whole School

  • Accelerated Reader

    Year 7 students celebrate their achievements

    During the last week of term we celebrated year 7s accomplishments with Accelerated Reader. Our students have embraced the program with enthusiasm and the library has become their favourite place for many to visit.

    We had several different competitions running throughout the year. We've had Quiz Masters for which we have kept our students updated with the class to pass the most AR quizzes throughout the year. Ultimately 7A3 won with a grand total of 531 quizzes passed! They were rewarded with a treat buffet during their AR lesson. They devoured every bit – not even a sausage roll left fo...

    Posted 23/07/2019 by Whole School - Read more

  • University of Cambridge Trip

    raising students' aspirations

    On Monday 2nd April, Mr West and Mr Coleman took twenty Year 10 students to Peterhouse College, at the University of Cambridge, as part of the school’s raising aspirations agenda.

    The students took part in a taster lecture on Anglo Saxon English and enjoyed a tour of Peterhouse College by one of their student ambassadors. Students were also treated to lunch at the College and enjoyed a careers-focused game in which they were able to explore pathways at University and understand more about degree-level professions, such as Medicine, Law, and Teaching.

    We look forward to further develop...

    Posted 04/04/2019 by Whole School - Read more

  • Widening Participation Week ...

    ... a huge success at The Garibaldi School

    Widening Participation Week

    This week, students in Years 7 to 10 have taken part in the School’s Widening Participation Week, including Study Period activities on careers, finance and aspirations, workshops with ex-sixth formers, sessions on University delivered by The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, and talks on Apprenticeships from ASK Apprenticeships.

    Students across the school have all had access to some form of provision relating to raising their aspirations, encouraging them to realise the potential that they have and how they can meet their long-term ...

    Posted 01/04/2019 by Whole School - Read more

  • World Book Day

    Students in Years 7 to 9 celebrated World Book Day’s 22nd year as a worldwide event

    Students in years 7, 8 and 9 were given the opportunity to share their favourite parts of their favourite books in their English lessons, take part in a Staff Autobiography competition during mentor time (which will run until Friday 15th March), watch and listen to some words of wisdom from this year’s authors of World Book Day’s £1 books, and discuss their reading habits with staff and their peers. Students have been provided with a World Book Token to use, and further information on this is provided on the World Book Day website:

    Overall, students really m...

    Posted 15/03/2019 by Whole School - Read more

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