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Gym and Dance Spectacular

Many talented pupils of both genders from Year 7 to Year 12 performed choreographed gym, dance and cheerleading routines to an audience of family, friends and teachers. All the pupils have to be congratulated for their dedication to making the event the success that it was. The routines were planned and perfected over a number of months both in school at home. Each...

Year 9 GCSE Options’...

For the first time in their academic career, Year 9 pupils will have the opportunity to select courses they would like to study for the next two years of their education.  On Thursday 12th March, Year 9 pupils have their Options’ Evening; this is an opportunity for parents, carers and pupils to meet subject leaders to discuss the courses on offer and...

Year 9 Parents’ Evening 1...

Parents and carers are invited to the forthcoming Parents’ Evening for Year 9, on Thursday 19th March 2015 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 here. If you are unable to attend, perhaps you could nominate another member of the family to attend in your...

GMS Rows from Lands End t...

On Thursday 5th February over 450 students and rowers from Great Marlow School took up the challenge to row 1.42  million meters, the equivalent of Lands End to John O’Groats, in a mammoth ‘Rowathon’. Students started at 7.15am and having rowed continuously throughout the day they finally reached their target at 5.30pm that evening. The goal was...

Law in Action

An important aspect of the law course at GMS is witnessing the law in action. Recently, the Year 12 students were taken to the magistrates courts in High Wycombe for the day. They had the opportunity to talk to magistrates, to hear a number of cases and discuss the outcomes. Below are two reports of the day. Trip to the Magistrates’ Courts In January, GMS law...

U13 Hockey League Fixture

On a spring-like evening in February, the Great Marlow U13 girls walked down to Marlow Sports Centre (MSC) with a slightly depleted squad to play Borlase in a league fixture. The A team started off strongly because Helen Windsor, Captain of the A team, ensured both teams warmed up thoroughly. Georgie Webb and Issi Hansen both had early chances in the D, but just...

Hockey at the Wembley SEE...

Miss Haynes and Mrs Braybrooke took 16 GMS students to the Maxi 5 Indoor Hockey Championship Finals Day at Wembley SEE Arena at the end of January. In the first game of the day, Reading men’s team lost to the East Grinstead men’s team. Next, came a close game played by Canterbury men vs Sevenoaks men that saw Canterbury win 6-5 and progress to the final later...

Year 7 Creative Writing C...

Year 7 – nows the time to put on your creative writing hats and enter the GMS Creative Writing Library Competition. You can write about anything you want, but you must choose one of the five titles shown on the poster and write a minimum of one A4 side. The closing date is March 6th and all entries are to be handed in to either Mrs Cadogan or Mrs...

Are we all confined to a ...

Are we confined to a box through gender stereotyping and the influence of the media? This question was posed through a performance by the A-level drama class for their devised exam in January. The slick, challenging presentation demanded the audience, divided by gender, to confront deeply ingrained views on gender and our conformity to images and ideas forced upon...

Interact Quiz Fish and Ch...

The Interact Sixth Form students are preparing for the classic fish and chip annual quiz night to be held on the 27th February 2015. This event was a big success when it was last organised, so we urge everyone to book early to prevent disappointment. The tickets cost only £10 and this covers the cost of the meal. Promptly, at 7.30 the quiz is scheduled to start,...
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