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

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A note from the head: Calling All History Detectives


 You might be interested to learn that Marden is going to play a full part in the commemoration of the World War 1 centenary. As you probably know, Marden has long enjoyed a close relationship with St. George’s Church in Cullercoats. Indeed, I guess that we’ve been working together for over 50 years. Some time ago, I mentioned to Father Adrian Hughes that I was thinking of ways in which school could mark the Great War centenary and he told me that the plaque listing the fallen on the St. George’s war memorial had been stolen. Well, that got us thinking and soon we started coming up with ideas for ways in which we could ensure a renewed commemoration of those Cullercoats men listed on the stolen memorial. One thing led to another and, with the help of an amazing local history group called Tynemouth World War One as well as Sarah Owen from North Tyneside Council,  we put together a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a community history project.

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