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.

Comic Relief Fundraiser

Don’t forget, next Friday (13th March) is Comic Relief so don a red nose for charity! Wrist bands will be available to buy from the shed, as usual pay £1 for this non-uniform day fundraising event. Stay tuned for more activities planned…


World Book Day at Marden!

Marden English team in their World Book Day fancy dress

Marden English team in their World Book Day fancy dress

It has been World Book Day here at Marden. Year 7 students and staff have dressed up as famous literary characters all day for a special Super Learning Day, taking part in a carousel of lessons to promote reading and discuss the importance of reading both at school and in everyday life. Take a look at the video to see the wide variety of costumes on show…

North Shields Dance Festival

Congratulations to the girls who took part in the North Shields Dance Festival last night. A great night was had by all and the Marden girls gave an excellent performance. Well done!

North Shields Dance photo

£694.80 raised!

Initial totals raised for the British Heart Foundation look to be £694.80 for today’s Valentine themed non-uniform day. Well done everyone!

A Note From the Head: Leaving Our Mark: Cullercoats War Memorial Project

It’s time for an update on our World War 1 project.

Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund,  year 7 and 8 history detectives have been hard at work  commemorating the outbreak of WW1. There are 16 of them now and each one has adopted a serviceman from the roll of honour on the Cullercoats war memorial.  We’ve spent the last couple of months researching the men’s lives. We even met some of the relatives at our community memory day at St George’s Church Hall. We’ve visited some of their houses on a walk around Cullercoats village and we’ve accessed the amazing Tynemouth World War One archive with the help of researcher, Marie Caffrey.

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