Early Years Open Morning

Friday 9 June 2017
10.00 – 11.00am.  Book here

Tel: 01494 862407

Inspiring young minds

We are a co-educational independent school for children aged 2-11, committed to developing the whole child, in a vibrant nurturing environment.
Our core belief is that education is not just about academic success; it is about building a foundation that gives each child the confidence and skills they need to be the best they can be, now and in the future.
A strong commitment both to academic and creative subjects is balanced with practical and physical activities, ensuring all children will discover their areas of talent, build self-confidence and achieve their potential.
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Year 3
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  Welcome to Gateway

Situated in the heart of the Chiltern hills in the beautiful village of Great Missenden (home of Roald Dahl), Gateway School is a co-educational, independent day school for children aged two to eleven. Its core belief is that education is not just about academic success; it is about building a foundation that gives each child the confidence and skills they need to be the best they can be now and in the future.  For one this might be academic studies, for another sport, whilst another might find their forte in music.  At Gateway School, all pupils have the opportunity to challenge themselves and to strive to be the best they can be.


  News Feed

  • Rounders Report

    Year 6 Rounders

    U9 A & B v York House School – Tuesday 23 May 2017 A’s won 4.5 to 3.5 B’s won 6.5 to 4.5 Mrs Shaw was very proud of the girls on Tuesday at York House. They worked very well as a team and displayed an excellent understanding of the game. It was great to see their confidence develop as they scored half and full rounders. Player of the matches chosen by York House were Zoe Knott and Beth Togneri. Well done girls, a fantastic result. U11 Rounders v Dair House and Gayhurst – Wednesday 24 May 2017 Gateway won […]

  • ISA London North Champions – Wednesday 24 May 2017


    The U11 girls football team have had a fantastic season – ISA London North Champions, local league winners and Bucks Schools semi-finalists. On Wednesday, the girls had one final tournament in which to showcase their skills, travelling to St Nicholas’s School in Harlow for the Southern Region National Cup Qualifiers. In blazing sunshine, the girls showed great ability in winning three matches and losing one before the final group match. Victory in this game would ensure qualification for the National Finals. The girls peppered the opposition goal with shots, with our goalkeeper virtually redundant, but they just couldn’t get the […]

  • Year 5 study NASA worksheets in Maths

    Year 5 Maths (1)

    In keeping with the rocket theme for today Year 5 worked on some NASA worksheets in Maths . During the week we have worked on fractions. We used fractions to discuss the number of moons and planets and added and subtracted fractions to determine the distance between galaxies. Some of the children also attempted space based questions to solve problems involving algebra, geometry and scale drawings. The general consensus was that the activities were challenging and fun and that they all had a great feeling of satisfaction from completing them!  

  • Year 2 meet two special labrador puppies

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    Year 2 had such a fantastic afternoon on Wednesday when Mr and Mrs Press brought in two of their beautiful labrador puppies for the children to meet. There were so many inquisitive questions thought up by the children, for example: what are their characters like, what sort of food do they eat, as well as when do they leave their mother for their exciting new adventures to train as a guide dog? Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed asking their questions and finding out so many interesting facts, like the puppies will leave at 8 weeks old to go to their new […]

  • Year 3 study ‘Forces’ during Science Day

    Year 3 Newsletter rockets 3

    Today is Science day with a theme of ‘Forces’ and the Year 3 children began the day with an exciting rocket activity delivered by a real life rocket scientist – Mr Borgeson. He taught them Newton’s Law: for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction (in case any of you have forgotten it).  Rockets use this idea when launching. The children were able to see how different volumes of fuel affect flight and were even allowed to launch some rockets themselves! They were fascinated by the activity and would like to thank Mr Borgeson for giving up his […]