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Progress Reports Now Onli...

GMS are delighted to announce that the Easter 2015 Progress Reports for pupils in  Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13 are now available online through the SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG). At the beginning of the autumn term, Great Marlow School wrote to parents and carers offering this internet based means of receiving progress reports and the support for this initiative...

6th Form Revision Session...

​There are important revision sessions for Sixth Form students, both AS and A2, taking place on Saturday 28th March, Monday 30th March and Tuesday 31st March. The departments offering revision sessions are: Ancient History, Business Studies, English Literature, History, Law, RM Graphics, Technology, and Travel and Tourism Each department has published...

Mini Olympics

The Mini Olympic Event has become a fixture on the GMS calendar, as it has entered its third year. This year’s competitors were led expertly by the Year 10 PE pupils. Their commitment and organisational skills resulted in an event that ran very smoothly indeed. Seven pupils from the Thursday lunch time sports club were selected to compete: Chloe...

Prestigious Win for Great...

On Monday 16th March, Great Marlow J15 Boys Eight raced at the Schools Head of the River. They won in their category, in fiercely competitive races. A total of 329 crews competed in the event and GMS had five boats on the river that day. The Schools Head is a National Long Distance Championship. It is run over the 4 1/4 mile championship course, raced annually by...

Spotlight on Dialysis at ...

On Friday 13th March, Connor Carney, Leanna Beswick, Matthew Goff and Isabella Rowcliffe visited the dialysis unit at Wycombe hospital. They were greeted by the manager of the unit, Mrs Townsend. The pupils were taught about the structure of the kidney; how different forms of dialysis works; the difference between chronic and acute renal failure; and kidney...

PE Kit Amnesty

It is coming up to that time of the year: the time to spring clean. GMS are sending out a plea to all parents and carers of Year 11, who are clearing out cupboards, to donate no-longer used articles of the school’s PE kit. The sports department ask that if you come across kit no longer in use, at the back of the wardrobe perhaps, that it is sent into school for...

One Can Trust

On Thursday 12th March, Sarah Mordaunt, the founder of the One Can Trust, a local food bank charity that supports children, adults and families, came into school and was presented with a cheque for £625. This money was raised by the Year 11 Business and Enterprise pupils who, for a period of two days, ran their enterprise activities in school. The pupils had to...

Wildlife at the Pond

Over much time, many volunteers have worked freely at the weekends to dig the GMS pond to encourage wildlife in the school grounds. The great news of the moment is the pond is attracting the attention of a heron: it is exciting because it shows the pond is naturalising. It is great news too that this year the frog population will increase, due to welcome donation of...

Year 12 UCAS trip –...

On Wednesday 18th March 2015, all of Year 12 will be attending the Thames Valley UCAS Higher Education Conference organised by Adviza Berkshire at the Rivermead Leisure Complex in Reading. The day is 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 and...

KS3 Hockey Tournament Rep...

On the 9th March, a hockey tournament at Beaconsfield High School took place. Year 8 and Year 9 girls played five games in total, all against grammar schools. Needless to say, the GMS team played very well indeed. Captains Helen Windsor and Juliette Dudley led the team with a great warm up session, and followed it with constructive support as the day continued, as...
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