At Marden we put the learning and progress of students first. Our school motto is Carpe Diem – Seize The Day!

Take a look at this video to see our school in action.

Well Done Class of 2015

Congratulations to our Year 11 leavers, who this morning opened their GCSE exam results.

Becka and Bethan pleased with their results!

Becka and Bethan pleased with their results!

Marden have been voted top state-funded secondary school in North Tynesideafter a glowing report from the Real Schools Guide 2015. Another great year for us! Well done to all the students who celebrated receiving their results!

A Farewell Note from the Head

May I take this last opportunity to thank the whole of the Marden High School Community for supporting me in the privilege of leading this amazing school.

Together, we’ve certainly packed in a great deal of activity over the past four years and we’ve seen a lot of changes. I’ve tried to place an unrelenting emphasis on our core purpose of teaching and learning and it has been thrilling to work alongside a great staff team in providing  exciting learning opportunities for our students.

There are countless individuals to thank, but I must mention my deputy, Daniel Jamieson. He has been a crucial factor in the development of Marden and richly deserves his appointment as headteacher of Burnside Community Business College.

However, I am confident that Daniel and I are leaving Marden in more than capable hands.

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GCSE Results day Connexions careers advice

Dave Bowie the Connexions Careers Adviser for Marden High School will be at GCSE Results day on the morning of Thursday 20th August 2015. If you need to review your options due to your results, attaining higher or lower results than expected, then please approach him for advice.

Building work begins…


Our building contractors have shared a new, more detailed image of our site and what it will look like in 2016. Meanwhile, diggers have been working fast this week as the groundwork begins towards building our new school.

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