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Space Seeds

They’ve finally arrived! We’re growing seeds from space! Last year 2kg of rocket salad seeds were scheduled to leave Earth in a space shuttle on route to the International Space Station orbiting Earth. Unfortunately the shuttle had a problem and didn’t leave the launchpad. Back in September 2015 a second, successful attempt was made and 2kg of...

UCAS Higher Education Exh...

On Monday 11th April 2016, all of Year 12 attended the UCAS Higher Education exhibition in East London’s ExCel Centre. The day was a fantastic opportunity for students to access staff, tutors and information from some of the top universities in the country, as well as talk to GAP year agencies. There was a variety of career path guidance available with many...

It’ll be pretty mud...

  We are ‘The Wobbly Warhols’, aptly named as it’s the female members of the Art department; Kat, Abby, Elaine and Julia, plus Charlie, Frankie and Natasha from GMS. We are all mad enough to have signed up for Cancer Research’s 5k pretty muddy event at Windsor on Saturday June 4th. The challenging course will involve hard core...

Blood Brothers Drama Work...

On Monday 18th April, a professional actor called Mike Southern came to school to run a workshop for the Year 10 drama students about Blood Brothers. He talked to the group about his experience playing one of the characters in the West End production. He provided much useful resources on accents, stage directions, and how to portray the various characters. All the...

U12 Girls Hockey Competit...

The year 7 girls were invited, at the last minute, to compete against private schools around Berkshire in their local tournament as a warm up to our up and coming Regional Hockey Tournament on 18th March. In their first game of the tournament the girls faced Ibstock School, the line up started with Katie Russell, KT Windsor ©, Immy Spooner, Lottie Enderby, Nimisha...

AS Geography Trip to the ...

The aim of the geography field trip was to, of course, build on the success of last year’s trip, and to offer preparation for the upcoming exam in May. The main task was to visit the Holderness coast and assess the effects of tourism. the problems considered were then need for rebranding; the effects of cliff erosion; and the management strategies...

A Nephrology Expert Visit...

On Monday 21st March, Year 13 Biologists had their knowledge on kidneys put to the test by Margaret Townsend, an expert in the field of Nephrology, from Wycombe Hospital. The structure and function of the kidney is an important part of the Year 13 Biology specification and featured heavily in the students’ most recent mock exam. The students had the...

Sixth Form Parents’ Eveni...

Parents and carers are invited to the forthcoming Parents’ Evening for Years 12 and 13, on Thursday 17th March 2016 from 4.30pm – 7.30pm in the main hall. Parents and carers should make appointments using the new online booking system, more information can be found under ‘Parent & Carers’ —> ‘Parents Evening...

GMS Hosts Mini-Olympics a...

On Thursday 10th March, for the fourth year running, Great Marlow School hosted the annual mini-olympics. Sir William Ramsey, Cressex, Princes Risborough, St Michael’s and Alfriston schools all attended the event, each school bringing a team of eight participants. The teams comprised of both able and less able-bodied Key Stage 3 students, all eager to...

KS4/5 Textiles Fashion Sh...

The D & T Textiles Department invite you to their Cascouture Fashion Show, which will be showcasing some amazing textile creations designed by KS4 and KS5. There will be nibbles available and a paying bar in the canteen during the interval. A charity cake sale will be run by ex-GMS fashion students. Please come along and support this event. Tickets are...
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