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Whole School Writing Focus Weeks


Pupils' Writing is always so much richer and exciting when it stems froma real-life experience. At Gascoigne we take these "hooks" or "ways in" to writing very seriously. Each half term we have a whole school event that involves a major stimulus for writing. Each year group then decides how they wish to develop the idea towards a writing outcome. Read on to find out more!

Conmen Construction Company threaten to demolish the playground and Year 6 block!


On Monday 27th March, a strange visitor appeared in assembly.


He informed the horrified pupils that his company "Conmen Construction Company" intended to demolish the playground and Year 6 block in order to make way for luxury flats. He gave a range of spurious reasons why this would be beneficial for the school...



Gascoigne pupils don't take this sort of thing lightly! They responded, in force! All morning the school was a hive of activity, with pupils preparing their defiant response to the outrageous proposal.

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