Posted on 8 Aug, 2015 | 0 comments
A Race Night with a ‘Fish and Chip Supper’ is being held on 25th September to raise money for GMS’s hockey team. The hockey team has been steadily growing in strength and numbers, so new equipment is badly needed.
For just £10 a ticket come and enjoy a memorable night with family and friends and raise money for a good cause.
The doors open will...
Posted on 3 Sep, 2015 | 0 comments
Friends of Great Marlow (FoGMS) are holding a coffee morning to welcome all new parents, of all age groups, on Friday 4th September 2015.
The welcome coffee morning, is being held from 9.30 to11am, in the brand new sixth form block.
Please pop along to meet others and say hello to the FoGMS team, if you can possibly make it. GMS are aware that some parents...
Posted on 21 Aug, 2015 | 0 comments
Success after success was the order of the day at Great Marlow School as pupils, teachers, parents and carers celebrated fabulous GCSE results, just a week after a set of stunning A-level results were published. An impressive 71 per cent of pupils achieved 5 or more A*- C grades at GCSE.
Mrs Wilson, Headteacher, said: ‘We are delighted with the excellent results,...
Posted on 14 Aug, 2015 | 0 comments
Celebrations were in full flow at Great Marlow School on A-level results day as students opened their envelopes. There were scenes of joy as 99% of students passed their A2 examinations: an impressive 52.2% of students achieved grades A* – B and 79% achieved grades A* – C.
Results were outstanding across the board, which is of particular note in a climate where...
Posted on 21 Jul, 2015 | 0 comments
Great Marlow School Boat Club (GMSBC) took three crews to Strathclyde in Scotland to compete in the British Junior Championships. The Boys’ J18 pair: Ross Honey and James Wheal; the Girls’ J16 Coxed Four: Amy Pyle, Leanna Beswick, Hannah Brown, Pippa Young coxed by Lottie Hughes; and the Boys’ J15 Coxed Quad: Oli Peace, Oli Emmett-Bird, Carl Smith...
Posted on 18 Jul, 2015 | 0 comments
Oh what a night! The hall and canteen had been transformed by the art department into a party venue with an Oscars theme. With the sun shining we could have been in Hollywood.
On cue the guests began arriving at 6:30pm. In fact some were so keen they turned up half an hour early.
Stepping out from a wide variety of transport, the ladies looked gorgeous and the men...
Posted on 16 Jul, 2015 | 0 comments
Katherine Lobo’s citation for the Jim Campbell Award.
Mrs Lobo joined the school as Head of Year 9 in September 1998. She was quickly promoted and appointed Assistant Headteacher in Sept 2001. In June 2006 she was awarded the prestigious NPQH in recognition of her leadership capacity.
She was an excellent HoY and quickly impressed her colleagues with her...
Posted on 16 Jul, 2015 | 0 comments
In the days following the Maths Discovery Day (8th July), pupils in year 7 decided to investigate the Honda website and Asimo further. Here is what they found out:
ASIMO stands for Advanced Steps in Innovative Mobility. Asimo can recognise and speak some sign language
Asimo has been developing and evolving for more than two decades.
The first recognisable Asimo (P1)...
Posted on 14 Jul, 2015 | 0 comments
On the 9th July, a beautiful sunny summer’s day, Great Marlow held its annual Sports Day. Students from all years took part in a range of events from running races and discus throws to the high jump. They were competing in their school houses; Endeavour, Endurance, Warrior and Victory.
As a Sixth Former, I have attended sports day for five years, and I can honestly...