Utilising the power of the GFC brand, we deliver an innovative education and sports programme for students who have previously experienced significant challenges in mainstream education.

By linking education and sport we aim to turn young people’s lives and set them onto a more positive track.

Based within MEMS Priestfield Stadium, The GFC School is seeing students, thrive and flourish in a safe and secure learning environment.

In addition to offering a stimulating curriculum, we provide a wide range of trips, visits, workshops and outdoor education, including forest school.

Welcome to…

The GFC School

Where goals become successes

“The new leadership team has brought about rapid and sustainable improvements in the quality of teaching and outcomes for pupils.”          Ofsted May 2019

“My sincere congratulations to Gillingham F.C. for the recent Ofsted for its GFC School. To achieve outstanding ratings from Ofsted is no mean achievement, and can only reflect the dedication and determination of those involved in the school- from management right through to the students themselves.

GFC continues to play its part in the development of Medway, and I thank you all for what you are doing on behalf of Medway people.”

Councillor Alan Jarrett

Leader of the Council, Conservative

Our school is a specialist educational centre for students aged between 11 to 16 years who have or are experiencing significant barriers to learning, or who cannot access mainstream education. Several have been identified by their mainstream provision as being at risk of permanent exclusion, whilst some students have already been permanently excluded.

Based within MEMS Priestfield Stadium, the location of our school is of paramount importance to the learning needs of our students. As a small school, we pride ourselves on getting to know the students and catering for their individual needs both academically and personally.

All students who attend our school will be provided with a safe, stimulating, and challenging learning environment, and will be valued as an individual within a structured and supportive environment for students who find education and social situations a challenge.

The GFC School is proud to announce that we are now a Stonewall School Champion!

We have created an accepting and inclusive environment, and want to help lead the way to celebrate difference.

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