2018/19 News

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The BIG Little Library Book Flood is back! - posted 27th Nov

On Saturday 8th December, the multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library is again giving away brand new books for Christmas. The campaign is in conjunction with BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity and Belle Vale shopping centre in Liverpool. We will also have 100's of nearly new books which have been kindly donated by the former Ticket to Read Project in Woolton Village.

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Remembering The Holocaust - posted 22nd Nov

Eric Cohen recently visited school and gave a talk about life as a Jew and as a child of Holocaust survivors to our Year 9 students.

It was really encouraging to hear his personal story and remember the importance of valuing each other’s beliefs and experiences.

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Educate Awards 2018- Winners revealed - posted 19th Nov

Last week saw the winners of the Educate Awards 2018 announced, at a glittering ceremony at the stunning Anglican Cathedral.  

This year Gateacre School were up for an incredible 4 awards! Although though not lucky enough to win all the awards we did manage to win the Leadership Team of the year and were joint runners up for the Most Inspirational School of the Year.

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There's always Drama! - posted 8th Nov

The Drama Department have had a very busy start to the new school year with 6 theatre trips and a visiting performance within 7 weeks of school!  

Over 100 students from all year groups have attended performances, ranging from the classic 'Blood Brothers', set in Liverpool, telling the story of twin brothers, separated at birth, who go on to lead very different lives before their paths cross once more, to lesser known productions such as 'Beyond Belief' by local physical theatre company Timesis, a story which was a powerful and moving journey into the unnerving future of life and death in our social media obsessed, technology blinkered society.  

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Are you ready for Readathon 2018? - posted 6th Nov

We are proud to be uniting with schools across the city to take part in the Liverpool Readathon and we're hoping your child will join in.

The second city-wide readathon is being organised by the Liverpool Learning Partnership and the charity, Read for Good, which has been running its Readathon in individual schools since 1984.

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Our Community Fair - posted 28th Sep

We had a great day celebrating Our Community, with our first Community Fair attended by a host of local arts & crafts vendors, local produce, health & wellbeing information stalls, community groups as well as our own staff and students, not to mention our own Y10 girls fundraiser for their STEM project, Naturally Infused. It was a fun packed day for all the family!

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Gateacre take on the Challenge - posted 24th Sep

Four weeks, twenty three students, two countries and one hell of an Adventure!

World Challenge became the 'Gateacre  Challenge' of the summer where we embarked on the trip of a lifetime  at  Manchester Airport flying to  Johannesburg and travelling across to Swaziland and Mozambique.  

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A Giant offer! - posted 11th Sep

The Giants are coming, and they have a great offer for schools!

As you may be aware- the city are working hard behind the scenes on the third and final Giant Spectacular (Liverpool's Dream). Not long now, and the Giants will be roaming the streets of Liverpool & Wirral and the excitement is building.

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Echo Awards 2018 Finalist

Echo Awards shortlist announced! - posted 20th Aug

We are delighted to announce that our Drama Dept and All Things Considered Theatre are finalists in the Liverpool Echo Awards for the Arts and Performance category.

It's for the immersive performance "Tomorrow Night:CSE" a highly charged project about Child Sexual Exploitation.Gateacre Drama initially assisted All Things Considered with the pilot idea and this meant that ATC could successfully apply for funding. Gateacre School were honoured to host the legacy event at the end of the project, which offered a chance to share best practice within school communities across Liverpool.

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