WELCOME TO GATEACRE SCHOOL

Welcome

I am delighted to welcome all students to our school. Gateacre is a very popular and successful school which serves the needs of a large and varied community. I am very proud of the quality of personal relationships here and the care that is given to all our students. More


Ofsted Report

Letter regarding our Ofsted Report


Prevent Strategy

Promoting British Values, preventing terrorism, extremism and radicalisation.
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6th Form Subject Options and Applications

You still have time to complete your application and subject option form for the 2016 6th Form intake. Please download the forms, and once complete hand them into Reception or your House Administrator.
Sixth Form Application Form Page 1
Sixth Form Application Form Page 2
Sixth Form Subject Options Page 1
Sixth Form Subject Options Page 2
Sixth Form Subject Options Page 3


Vertical Tutoring?

What are the Advantages and Disavantages
Vertical Tutoring FAQ
Vertical Tutoring for Parents


EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Monday

Drama - Open the Gate Juniors, Drama Club
Year Group: Year 7, Year 8
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Miss Walker
Where: Meet at the blue tables in the atrium

PE - Year 7 Boys Football
Year Group: Year 7
Time: 3.30-4.15pm in school training, 4-6pm Wavertree Sports Centre training
Who: Mr Myers
Where: A 2 week cycle of training. One week school (3.30-4.15pm), then following week, Wavertree Sports Centre (4-6pm), transport provided.

Science - Astronomy Club
Year Group: Year 7-13
Time: 3.30-4pm
Who: Mr Gash
Where: D505

PE - Netball
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.20pmĀ (fixtures until 5pm)
Who: Mrs Owens
Where: Sports Barn

Art - A level Club
Year Group: Y12, Y13
Time: 3.15-4.30pm
Who: Art Dept
Where: Art Dept

Homework Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.15-4pm
Who: Inclusion Dept
Where: C602

Geography - Globetrotters
Year Group: Year 7
Time: 3.30-4pm
Who: Mr Smith
Where: A107

Craft Club
Year Group: Year 7, Year 8
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mrs Dover
Where: Outside the Design and Technology Dept on the white tables

Computing Club (Key Stage 3 and 4-Programming and Animation Club)
Year Group: Year 7, Year 11
Time: 3.15-4.15pm
Who: Miss Newall
Where: B101

Computing/Computer Science-GCSE Club
Year Group: Year 10, Year 11
Time: 3.15-5pm
Who: Miss Newall
Where: B101

Tuesday

Allotment Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Chapman
Where: Meet at the allotment

Everton in the Community
Year Group: JSLA Boys
Time: 3.20-4.30pm
Who: Everton in the Community
Where: Sports Barn

Art- A level Club
Year Group: Y12, Y13
Time: 3.15-4.30pm
Who: Art Dept
Where: Art Dept

Wednesday

Make A Difference Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.15-4pm
Who: Ms Clarke
Where: C106

PE- Girls Football
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mrs Owens
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Year 8 Boys Football
Year Group: Year 8
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Langford
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Trampolining Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mrs Ruddock
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Athletics Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Collins
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Year 9 Boys Football
Year Group: Year 9
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Danson
Where: Sports Barn

Art- A level Club
Year Group: Year 12, Year 13
Time: 3.15-4.30pm
Who: Art Dept
Where: Art Dept

Homework Club
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.15-4pm
Who: Inclusion Dept
Where: C602

Computing/Computer Science-GCSE Club
Year Group: Year 10, Year 11
Time: 3.15-5pm
Who: Miss Newall
Where: B101

Graphic Design Club
Year Group: Year 9
Time: 3.20-4.15pm
Who: Miss Cullen
Where: Art Department

Thursday

Music- Pop Voices
Year Group: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Wheatcroft
Where: A214

PE- Girls Cross Country
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.20pm
Who: Mrs Owens/ Miss Marsden
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Year 11 Boys Football
Year Group: Year 11
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Collins
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Year 10 Boys Football Matches Only
Year Group: Year 10
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Langford
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Boys Badminton Practice (When no Year 10 football matches are on)
Year Group: All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mr Langford
Where: Sports Barn

PE- Legs, Bums and Tums
Year Group: Girls, All years
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
Who: Mrs Ruddock
Where: Sports Barn

Art- A level Club
Year Group: Y12, Y13
Time: 3.15-4.30pm
Who: Art Dept
Where: Art Dept

Art- GCSE Club
Year Group: Y12, Y13
Time: 3.15-4.30pm
Who: Art Dept
Where: Art Dept

Computing/Computer Science-GCSE Club
Year Group: Year 10, Year 11
Time: 3.15-5pm
Who: Miss Newall
Where: B101

Friday

Computing/Computer Science-GCSE Club
Year Group: Year 10, Year 11
Time: 3.15-5pm
Who: Miss Newall
Where: B101

MARGARET BRYCE-SMITH SCHOLARSHIP

2015 Scholarship Award Winners

Ranna Gadogbe
Patricia Butler
Dan King
Dan McQue
Sky Anderson
Catrina Kenward
Nathan Marquis
Natasha Elliott
Christopher Keating
Jack Burden

UPCOMING EVENTS

University Research Project

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for two awards in this year's Echo Schools Awards.
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RECENT EVENTS

Trip to Kisakallio

The Year 9 Football squad went on a Sporting Trip to Kisakallio, Finland from 3rd to the 7th July. Kisakallio is the centre for sporting excellence in Finland.
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Dragonfly Day

Some of our Y9 and 10 girls recently attended ‘Dragonfly Day’ along with our Senior Science technician Mrs.LHughes.
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Junior University

Year 10 students have recently been given the opportunity to participate in 'Junior University' in association with LJMU and The Transformation Trust.
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Donations from Socrates

On Monday 11th July we handed over all the toiletries that have been donated and collected from all Year 7-12 students in Socrates house.
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BIG Little Library

Our BIG Little Library project made the shortlist for The Community and Collaboration Award at the prestigious annual TES Schools Awards.
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Duke of Edinburgh Awards

22 Year 11 students all successfully passed their DofE Silver assessed expedition in North Wales recently.
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World Challenge

A number of our Year 11-13 students have headed off on the trip of a lifetime to Cambodia and Northern Thailand.
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Robot Wars

On the 15th June 2016 Gateacre School took part in MerseySTEMs robotics challenge, funded by ChargePoint Technology, as part of The Edge.
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UKRC Taster Session

Some of our year nine students took part in exciting and interactive sessions at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool.
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Dot-Art Exhibition

We recently attended the award and prize giving ceremony and exhibition preview with Chloe Timmins-Young & family.
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BIG Little Library “Twinkle Twinkle” workshop

Norman Pannell Primary School recently took part in our Twinkle Twinkle Workshop as part of the Nursery Crimes Workshop theme at The BIG Little Library.
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Luminous Landscapes

Students and staff from the Drama Department were recently involved with the Lantern Company's Luminous Landscapes event at Otterspool.
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Sticks and Stones

Drama students recently worked with the Community Drama Students from LIPA on a performance about Mental Health called Sticks and Stones.
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Gateacre School Awards

  • Arts College
  • Humanities
  • Arts Council England
  • Investors in People
  • Change School Creative Partnerships
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • E-Safe Education
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Healthy Schools
  • The Quality in Careers Standard
  • The Workplace Wellbeing Charter
  • Centre of Excellence Status
  • Secondary Geography Quality Mark (SGQM)