Parental engagement has a large and positive impact on children’s learning. We have a number of ways in which you can stay informed and work with us to improve your child’s progress:


We are delighted to announce that Marden High School has recently invested in GCSEPod, the award-winning digital content and revision provider used by over 1,700 schools worldwide. More Information

School Gateway

School Gateway allows us to provide improved communication to parents and carers in the convenience of a single system. This can be accessed via the School Gateway website or by downloading the app to your mobile phone or tablet. More Information

Parents Evening System

Parents’ Evening System allows parents to see teachers’ available parents’ evening appointment times on one screen and choose a time that suits them with ease. Once booked, parents receive an automatic confirmation of the appointment. More Information

Parent Pay

ParentPay offers you the freedom to make payments whenever and wherever you like, safe in the knowledge that the technology used has the highest internet security available. You have a secure online account, with a unique user ID and password. More Information

Skills Builder

The Skills Builder Universal Framework provides the national standard for teaching essential skills. It breaks each skill into steps, supporting progress for students of all ages and abilities – including those with special educational needs. More Information


Globalbridge is a secure digital platform which connects young people in education with employers, apprenticeships and universities. More Information

Oliver (Library Resources)

Students at Marden can access ‘Oliver’ when they are logged into their Marden account. It allows students to search for and reserve books that can then be picked up from the LRC. More Information

Extra Curricular Activities

A wide variety of activities are on offer at Marden. Check the extra curricular activities overview and then book onto sessions using School Gateway. More Information

School Grid

Welcome to the ‘School Grid’ lunch payment portal. This is the dedicated space for you to easily manage and top up your child’s meal account. More information