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Year 10 Progress Reports

GMS wishes to remind you that Year 10 progress reports are now available online through SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG). To access the reports, click the ‘Parents/Carers’ menu at the top and select ‘SLG (SIMS Learning Gateway)’ from the drop down menu. Alternatively, you can use the shortcut link on the right hand side of the school website...

Secondary School of the Y...

Great Marlow School was awarded the first class accolade when the PE Department  won the award for Secondary School of the Year from LEAP. Recently, LEAP came in to film the department at work. The video attached shows off what the PE Department does and the reason  why the award was given to...

Marlow Chamber of Commerc...

On Monday 16th May, Great Marlow School hosted the monthly meeting of the Marlow Chamber of Commerce in the 6th Form Centre. Chair of Governors, Mrs Sally Brooks invited more than twenty business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss forging mutually beneficial links between the school and the local community. Chaired by Jo Braybrooke and attended by the President of...

Silver for Year 8 Boys at...

A weekend with plenty of action with both Bedford Regatta on Saturday and the Ball Cup on Sunday, The highlights from Saturday were the Year 10 boys reaching the final in the Coxed Quad event. In their 6th race of the day they faced Windsor Boys in the final. This was a repeat of last year’s final, and a tight race ended with Windsor winning by a length. The Year 9...

An Inspector Calls Theatr...

  This term the English Department took one of the largest groups, 200 Year 11 and Year 10 students to be exact, to the Wycombe Swan Theatre to watch a live performance of the examination text ‘An Inspector Calls’. The trip, which took place during the afternoon and after school, gave the students the rare opportunity to be able to watch a live theatre...

GMSBC Back on Top Form

After a couple of frustrating weekends, Saturday saw a clutch of victories. The senior boys and girls went to Nottingham, for some six lane racing over the 2000m course at Holme Pierpoint, while the majority of the club descended on Bristol for two  horse, multi round knockout racing over  1000m. At Nottingham , the Year 11 Boys’ Eight were the first to...

FOGMS Mums’ Netball...

The annual FOGMS Mums’ Netball Tournament was a highly contested competition this year with nine teams participating from primary and secondary sectors in the local area. This event that has grown over the last seven years and is always a fantastic social and, of course fundraising, opportunity for the families of Great Marlow School. The first part of the...

E-Safety Ambassadors Amel...

  Amelia Watts and Polly Coleman have received a Headteacher’s Award for being E-Safety Ambassadors at a recent event at St John’s Primary School. Alison Watts, Project Officer for Learning, Skills and Prevention, in Bucks County Council, came to GMS to train a group of young people in how to become E-Safety Ambassadors for the school. The idea was to...

District Athletics Champi...

Last Wednesday GMS competed in the annual Year 9 and 10 District Athletics Championships. In total, 12 schools attended, a mixture of secondary upper, grammar, single sex and co-ed. GMS were placed first in the secondary upper of all categories of Year 9 and 10 for both boys and girls. GMS boys were also placed 3rd in both categories. They were only to be beaten...

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...
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