We have seen a busy week in the Learning Resource Centre this week, with Year 7 going from strength to strength with the Accelerated Reader Programme.

In assembly on Monday, Daniel Tsoucalas, Stanley Willmott, George Shrimpton and Tom Claridge were all awarded their certificates as they became Word Millionaires.  Laura Evans was awarded her certificate for 2 million words.

7A have also achieved their second class prize, as they have read 10 million words since the beginning of term! 

7C will receive a certificate for a new school record - the earliest ALL members of a class have taken an Accelerated Reader quiz. Term 1, Week 4

I am looking forward to presenting the certificates to 7A and 7C in the near future for their fantastic achievements.

Congratulations to all students involved!


The CSET Trust are proud to be regional winners for the Education and Business Partnership Awards


I am delighted to announce that I have had the pleasure of awarding Mr Mason’s class with the class prize for reading 5 million Words within the first 3 weeks of Term 1.  This is the earliest a class has ever been presented this prize.

I also had the pleasure of awarding Laura Evans in Year 7 her Word Millionaire Badge; this is the earliest a Year 7 student has ever been awarded this.

Congratulations to all students for their hard work!

Sixteen of our Year 8-9 students have done incredibly well in a "YOUNG WRITERS" competition.  They had to write a very short scary story and the challenge was to write well but concisely. The prize is inclusion in a published book, "Spine Chillers -Grave Tales", a copy of which will go to the British Library.  Well done to all students involved.

This term Aspens took over the catering at Marlwood School.   After a nervy start everything is now running like clockwork,  both the dining room and the lunchbox are running well.  Students are enjoying the new variety of food available.

We have now completed our first full week of Term 1, all students have now been welcomed to Marlwood and have settled in well.  We are now heading full steam ahead into a busy term and looking forward to see our students fulfil their potential.