Our Achievements

Marden High has specialist status as a Media Arts, Science and Maths College.

The school has a first specialism in Media Arts.

This means that:

  • We have state of the art facilities for digital media.
  • We aim to achieve higher standards across the curriculum by the application of digital media.
  • Courses include digital movie making, web design, image editing and sound recording and editing.
  • We share our expertise with other schools, both locally and nationally.
  • We have a curriculum that extends beyond the normal school day for our students and the community.
  • We work with creative professionals so that students gain the high level skills required for employment in the Media Arts.

Science/Maths: our second specialism

In 2007 we successfully redesignated as a Media Arts College and were awarded a second specialism in Sciences and Maths.

This means that:

  • We offer enhanced Science & Maths activities on the curriculum.
  • More students will access the separate and highly academic study of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
  • We teach early entry A level modules in Science and Mathematics will be available in Year 11.
  • We provide Science and Mathematics activities in the extended curriculum.