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.

Victory for Laurie!

Laurie vs Ross

Year 10 student Laurie Robson won our table tennis tournament, defeating Year 11 Ross McLane 21-17 in a close final at lunchtime, the culmination of a week of raising funds for Disability North.

Watch Laurie’s match point here:

It was a high quality contest, take a look at this cracking rally:

Well done all who took part.

1st place: Laurie Robson (Year 10)

2nd place: Ross McLane (Year 11)

3rd place: Miss Davis (PE)

4th place: Alex Telpov (Year 8)

Table Tennis Tournament for Disability North

All this week, staff and students are raising money for Disability North, a charity which aims to support disabled and older people, their families, friends and carers. On Wednesday lunchtime the first leg of our staff/student table tennis tournament took place. Here is a slideshow of the action…

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The semi-finals will take place on Friday, with just one teacher left in it. The winner of the quarter finals between Mr Prytherch and Miss Davis will face Year 10 student Laurie Robson, whilst Year 11 Ross McLane and Year 8 Alex Telpov battle it out in the other semi-final.

Non-Uniform Day This Friday

Disability North logo

This Friday will be a non-uniform day to raise money for Disability Northand the school cabinet will be putting on events all week in order to raise as much money as possible.

The cabinet visited last year to see all of the hard work that the charity does for people with all types of disabilities. The events this week include:

Tuesday: Bake Sale
Wednesday: Table Tennis Tournament – staff and students
Thursday: Lunchtime Quiz – staff and students
Friday: Non-uniform Day (£1)
As usual with our non-uniform days, wrist bands will be on sale for £1 from teh school cabinet.

Catering Survey

The catering team would really appreciate students views on the facilities by completing a short survey. Please print the survey by clicking here, complete, and return to the main catering hatch in the cafe.

Year 8 Football Success

The Year 8 boys football team pulled off an incredible victory on Wednesday night, winning 3-2 away to Valley Gardens.

After going into the lead through Josh Harrison, they were pegged back and 2-1 down by half time.

They rallied however, and Owen Kennedy grabbed an equaliser before Josh Harrison added his second, rounding the keeper to win it 3-2.

It was a tremendous achievement, having been heavily defeated 16-1 by Valley Gardens last season. Well done to the following boys:

Owen Foster
Harvey Gates
Cameron Balloch
Adam Dunn
Reece Maddison
Jarod Robson (man of the match)
Jonny Jordan
Harry Perkins
Josh Harrison
Connor Brown
Owen Kennedy
and Year 7 student Peter Whitehouse