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History visit to Secret Nuclear Bunker

History visit to Secret Nuclear Bunker

Thursday, 21 July 2016
The History department organised a visit to the “Secret Nuclear Bunker” at Kelvedon Hatch, Essex for a group of Year 8 pupils. One of the pupils had recently won a Jack Petchey Award and opted to use...
Music on a Summer's Evening

Music on a Summer's Evening

Thursday, 21 July 2016
This year's Summer Concert included wonderful performances from a large number of students in Years 7-11, including the Choir, Orchestra, Guitar group, Keyboard group and lots of bands and soloists....
Sing4Peace Celebration Performance

Sing4Peace Celebration Performance

Thursday, 21 July 2016
This term's Sing4Peace project came to an end with a fantastic performance promoting peace and non-violence from FGCS Choir and Year 8 Music students. A special mention to Radostina, Tony and Gabriel...
History visit to the Tower of London

History visit to the Tower of London

Thursday, 21 July 2016
The History Department arranged for the whole of Year 7 to visit the Tower of London over the course of four separate visits. During the visits the pupils had the opportunity to explore the Tower of...
EU Referendum

EU Referendum

Thursday, 30 June 2016
Exit polls for the school’s EU referendum were spot on. Remain won by a landslide 77%, just a little higher than the overall London vote. Head of Citizenship Jason May would like to thank all the...
Food Festival

Forest Gate Food Festival

Monday, 06 June 2016
Before half-term, a group of parents, Head of Citizenship Jason May, and Senior Technician Julie Burman put on a food festival and family fundraiser. The event was an amazing success. Dozens of...
Gillian duCharme

Former private school headmistress marvels at transformation of FGCS

Wednesday, 25 May 2016
A former headmistress who was shocked when she swapped her exclusive private school for FGCS in a BBC documentary has returned nearly 20 years later to find it “completely transformed”. Gillian...
Sing4Peace

Sing4Peace

Monday, 16 May 2016
This term FGCS Choir and Year 8 Music students have been working with the charity Elevated Aspirations on a Sing4Peace project. The idea is to promote peace and non-violence and links to the...
Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen calls on Forest Gate pupils to tackle homophobic bullying

Thursday, 24 March 2016
Actor Sir Ian McKellen visited FGCS to speak to pupils about the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The Lord of the Rings and X-Men actor described to 300 pupils his...
Ofsted celebration

FGCS celebrates ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating

Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Staff and students are celebrating after the school has gone from “requires improvement” to “outstanding” in just three years. Please visit the following link to read the full story in the Newham...

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