Gadshill School
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Gad's Hill School Information

Based at the former home of Charles Dickens, we are a leading UK independent day school offering education for 3-16 year-olds.


If you are interested in a first-class education for your child contact the School at or by calling 01474 822366.


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Charles Dickens' postbox makes the news

Today we welcomed Royal Mail and news crews filming the unveiling of Charles Dickens' recommissioned postbox in front of the house.
The story is scheduled to be on ITV News Meridian at 6pm and South East Today at 6.30pm tonight. In the meantime, check out the history of the postbox at

School News Image Fundraising total puts a smile on Pudsey's face

A huge thank you to everyone that got involved and showed their support for Children in Need again this year, as a school we raised a fantastic £552.35.





School News Image Gad's CCF opens county's Poppy Appeal

Our cadets marched out to the front of County Hall, Maidstone to mark the launch of Kent's poppy appeal. 


School News Image Spooky goings on in the hall....

Ghosts and ghouls and all manner of terrifying creatures took to the floor for a spooktacular time at the annual Gad’s Hill Monster’s Ball.


School News Image Gad's U10s force impressive win against King's Rochester


Gad’s fielded two Under 10 teams in their first rugby fixture of the season; and what a treat the spectators had.


School News Image Gad's young atheletes 'tri' hard at new competition

In a new venture for the school, twelve under 11 athletes took part in the ISA East Regional Triathlon held at Hutton Park, Essex on Tuesday 2nd October. Completing a swim, followed by a Bike ride and immediately into a run, the Gad's pupils had to show their stamina as well as their ability in the three disciplines.

School News Image Troops out in force for Gad's field days

Gad's Combined Cadet Force contingent took part in a host of exciting activities during their annual field days during October.


School News Image Year 11 Boys get alternative lessons at Cyclopark

With only 16 boys in the Upper Fifth year group, playing team games can be difficult. So this term the boys have completed a six week course at the new Gravesend Cyclopark. Over the six weeks the boys have had tuition from the centre’s qualified and experienced staff in BMX, Mountain Bike and Road Racing.

School News Image History visit to the Somme

On 22nd September 47 students travelled to the Somme in France as part of their History study of the First World War. This was popular and particularly poignant trip as 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War. 

School News Image Shell geographers visit Hastings

On Friday 26th September, an excited year 7 group boarded the bus at Gad’s for a trip down to Hastings.


Gad's Hill School
Tel: 01474 822366
Fax: 01474 822977
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