Year 9 Involved in Tree Planting Ceremony

Some of our Year 9 students were invited to a tree planting ceremony on Wednesday 22 November, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Marden Quarry being opened to the public as a wildlife reserve.

Oscar, Evie, Nicole and Jack all helped our Mayor, Norma Redfearn, with the planting which will ensure sustainability into the future.

Great to see our students involved in looking after the local community.

Well done to those Cabinet members who braved the rain and took part.

School of the Year!

Year 10s are presented with the trophy for NUFC Foundation’s ‘School of the Year’

Since October, a group of Year 10 students have been taking part in an ASDAN Five-A-Side Football programme run by NUFC Foundation, an independent charity supported by Newcastle United Football Club, the Premier League, Sport Relief and backed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

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The Enterprise Academy teaches 11 to 19 year-olds the basic principles of business and self-employment using Newcastle United as a real life case study. The programme helps students understand jobs, professions and career options and delivers programmes that are innovative and fun.

After successfully working with Marden in delivering the course, project coordinator Gavin Ferry and his team invited us to the annual celebration event held at St. James’ Park, attended by 14 schools and over 250 participants.

The Foundation chose Marden High as their School of the Year, and the Year 10s were presented with a trophy, a plaque and photographed with the SkyBet Championship trophy won by Newcastle United last season.

It was a great effort for the students to attend the event on their day off from school, and credit must go to them for their consistent hard work throughout the year that has seen them worthy winners of this prestigious award! Well done Marden High!

Any Questions?


For those that missed the recent prestigious broadcast of BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? programme live from Marden High, or would like to listen again, click the tab below and enjoy!

It was a great night in the Main Hall and Marden are proud that our very own Year 10 student David Pike was chosen to ask a question during the debate. Skip to hear David’s question at 29:44.

Happy New Year!

As we enter the Spring term, we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year from Marden High School.

Four Marden students, who are Dance City performers, brought in the new year with style, Year 7s Hannah Yeoman and Hannah Warne, and Year 8s Sarah Cross and Charlotte Penfold all took part in Newcastle’s New Year’s Eve parade, welcoming in 2015 with a Rugby theme.

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