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Pupil Parliament Taste Tests Delicious New Menu!

This week, we welcomed Chartwells, our fantastic catering team, to our school to test some of their yummy new lunch recipes. Our Pupil Parliament were offered the opportunity to try a range of new dishes from Allegra McEvedy’s…

Gordon’s Immersion Days – Term 3

Our children started the term by delving into their new topics with our exciting Immersion Days! Our termly Immersion Days provide unique opportunities for children across all year groups to engage with their new topics for the term. From…

Gordon Receives Letter of Thanks for NHS Artwork

We were delighted to receive a lovely letter from the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership, thanking our pupils for the range of beautiful artwork they created to be displayed over Christmas at Priority House. Due to…

Christmas at Gordon!

Over the past couple of weeks, children at The Gordon Children’s Academy have been feeling very festive! Our pupils have been participating in a variety of Christmas activities, including our Christmas Fayre, delicious Christmas dinner and Christmas Jumper…

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Anxiety in children: How to spot the signs

Anxiety is not just feeling shy, it’s bigger and more complex than that, and it’s also a totally normal feeling of fear or panic. When humans face stressful situations it can trigger our ‘gut feeling’, the in-built body alarm bell we have, which tells us when we don’t…

Self-harm in children – How to spot the signs

Self-harming is difficult to talk about but very common, it’s when you hurt yourself on purpose. Usually it’s because something else feels wrong, it seems like the only way to let those feelings out. Self-harming is a symptom of another problem. Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves as a…

Depression in children: How to spot the signs

Depression isn’t just for adults, and it isn’t just being ‘a bit sad’. We all feel a bit down sometimes, but if these emotions and ‘feeling low’ last a long time or affect your child’s daily life, then they may have depression. READ MORE: Who is our Mental Health Lead in…

Meet our Mental Health Lead

Your mental health is a number one priority, it is as important as your physical health, which is why here at Gordon Children’s Academy we have a Mental Health Lead. Miss Debnam is our Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Manager.…

First of all a big well done to everyone that donated food and toiletries on World Mental Health Day. Gordon Children’s Academy managed to fill 16 crates and a large trolley full of donations. Miss Debnam and Mrs Youseman filled up…