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6th Form Enrolment and In...

YEAR 12/13 ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE BEGINNING OF THE AUTUMN TERM 2015 ENROLMENT Great Marlow School Year 11 pupils wishing to join 6th Form are invited to enrol on: Thursday 20th August (GCSE Results Day)-Enrolment takes place in the Sixth Form Centre from 9am to 2pm. Or Friday 21st August – Enrolment in the Sixth Form Centre from 10am to 12pm External and...

A Silver Hat Trick for GM...

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...

Year 11 Prom 2015

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...

Katherine Lobo: Jim Campb...

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...

Maths Day Update

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)...

A Win for Warrior

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...

Silver for Touch Rugby Te...

On the 10th of July, the year 8 girls’ Touch Rugby team travelled to Stoke Mandeville to play at a tournament being held there. After the opening ceremony, the GMS team played four games, although only the first three counted for points. Despite that, GMS came home with silver medals because the girls played a tactical game. It was by the most slender of...

GCSE Field Trip to Bourne...

It was the hottest day of the year when the year 10 pupils went to Bournemouth in order to complete some preparatory work for their GCSE geography fieldwork. The aim of their visit was to collect data to assess whether Bournemouth is in the rejuvenation or decline stage of tourism development, as shown in the Butler Model. Firstly, the pupils walked around...

Media Oscars

On Monday June 22nd, the Media Department held its annual Oscars ceremony at Empire Cinemas in High Wycombe. The event was hosted by Darren Sacre, Head of Media, and Sophie Daglish. In front of an audience of over 90 students, parents and staff we screened all the Year 12 and 13 video projects from this year on a full-size cinema screen. Following the screenings, we...

Maths Day

Maths Day (held on 8th July) was an opportunity for the pupils in year 7 to explore mathematics in the real world and to learn new skills to help them in maths and other curriculum subjects too. There were four activities: The first involved a series of jigsaw puzzles designed to aid teamwork and multi-step problem solving. (Who said jigsaws were easy?) The second...
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