Entries by alittlewood

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 30th November 2018

A busy week this week for our Year 11s as they continued with their Mock examinations. Staff will now be focused on assessing their answers and then standardising them across the departments. This will ensure that we are giving the students the most accurate grades we can, measuring our students against national benchmarks. Students will […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 23rd November 2018

My blog was deliberately delayed this week so I could include photos of our students busy practising for We Will Rock You today at Marsden Heights. Our school show will be ready for the New Year and we are all looking forward to it. As you can see the cast are clearly enjoying themselves and […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 16th November 2018

Goodness me, what a week! Sunday was a very special day for me. As a headteacher, there cannot be many prouder moments than to watch your children at Nelson Cenotaph pay their respects for all those who lost their lives. Perhaps it can only be increased by the beautiful cascade of poppies that our students […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 12th October 2018

This week has flown by and we have had so many activities happening. We had our second week of exams for Business and it was clear our students have developed high standards when it comes to exam etiquette. More exams happening very soon for our students as well as on-going practical examination work too. It […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 5th October 2018

A very busy week for our college this week. All this week Mrs Pickering, Mash and our Year 8 Transition Ambassadors have been busy visiting our local primary schools to invite the Year 6 and 5 children to our Open Evening on Wednesday next week. Our Year 8s have been absolutely superb in terms of […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 21st September 2018

This week began with our students visiting 2BR Radio to make a radio jingle for our Open Evening. Our students had a great time, courtesy of the team at 2BR, as they were able to see first-hand how a radio station works. They came back to Marsden Heights very excited about their morning out of […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 14th September 2018

What a wonderful start to our Autumn Term 2018! Not only have we started the year knowing that we have gained our best results ever in the history of Marsden Heights but also we have the largest number of children in our school as many of our year groups are completely full. Our new Year […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 20th July 2018

What a wonderful end to the term … with our Summer Fair starting the final week on Saturday. A wonderful time was had by all and our students were a real credit to our school, their parents and our community. Students and staff raised a whopping £642 and we are so grateful for all the […]

Headteacher’s Blog – Friday 13th July 2018

The weekend saw the Senior Leadership Team visiting Leeds on a residential run by TeachFirst. We began a government-funded project back in April which aims to support leadership teams in “Leading together” and learning together. On Saturday we were working on the theory of developing our strategic vision based upon how effective businesses conduct their […]