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Back to normal in the morning The water supply has been restored to the school this afternoon and so we are pleased to announce that it will be business as usual in the morning. The school buses will collect at the normal time and the school will open as usual. Thank you for your support […]

28/06/2017 Comments (0)

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Dear Parents, Having just spoken with affinity water they are unable to provide assurances as to when the water will be back on. Although we have a limited supply in tanks they will run out soon. So the decision has been made to close the school on grounds of health and safety. We are currently […]

28/06/2017 Comments (0)

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The first form enjoyed an action packed enrichment day to Langley Park where they took park in an orienteering exercise and then onto Black Park for geocaching which is a treasure hunt using mobile device. All students were up for the challenge and although tired due to the very hot weather thought the day was […]

22/06/2017 Comments (0)

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During the morning the Fourth Form explored e-learning. The videos, activity and information was designed to help students prepare for post-secondary education and provide further options for higher learning.  In the first session the Sixth Form worked on their personal statements with Mr Burke. After break the Sixth Form continued with their personal statements whilst […]

22/06/2017 Comments (0)

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A hot, humid but brilliant day was had yesterday as our second formers visited Kew gardens to see  a riot of colours of beautiful flowers and plants!  They went to the glasshouses bursting with tropical plants and then for a stroll alongside the river Thames through the 326 acres of gardens.  The girls managed to stay cool enough through […]

22/06/2017 Comments (0)

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In this week’s newsletter; Week Ahead |  Notices & Reminders  |  Mr Burke’s Bulletin  |  Katie’s Bulletin    

16/06/2017 Comments (0)

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1st Former Freya Messling took part in the Suffolk County Show over half term showing on Wayfair Bluebell.  Freya entered a class that can qualify for the Royal International Horse Show later in the year. We will find out how she got on at the show later in the year but we all wish her every […]

15/06/2017 Comments (0)

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Yesterday 3rd Form pupils put on their business hats and spent the afternoon setting up their own chocolate company. The aim of the ‘Chocolate Enterprise’ project, organised by The Inspiring Futures Foundation (ISCO), is to develop employability skills in a fun and interactive session. Girls enjoyed the session which explored the importance and relevance of branding and marketing […]

14/06/2017 Comments (0)

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In this week’s newsletter; Week Ahead |  Notices & Reminders  |  Mr Burke’s Bulletin  |  Katie’s Bulletin      

13/06/2017 Comments (0)

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Over the weekend, 14 students in 3rd form successfully passed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh assessment expedition in the Essex countryside. The students set off on their first day of walking at 11am after packing their equipment into their very large rucksacks! The first group arrived back at the campsite at 4:15pm and began setting […]

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St Martha’s School today announces it will become Mount House School, from September 2017. Matthew Burke will continue as Head of the School supported by the Senior Management Team. Mount House School will be led by a new company formed by a team of experienced education professionals and backed by Albion Ventures. The School will […]

12/06/2017 Comments (0)

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In this week’s newsletter;   Week Ahead |  Notices & Reminders  |  Mr Burke’s Bulletin  |  Katie’s Bulletin    

09/06/2017 Comments (0)

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All students at St Martha’s School were given the chance to vote today in this years General Election! Our Mock Election Polling Station opened this morning at 8am and closed at 1.40pm. The Polling Station was run throughout the day by 1st year students; Bally, Ella, Keren, Raquel, Katrina, Maria, Rosslyn, Antonia and Freya. The poll took place following our General Election […]

08/06/2017 Comments (0)

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Mia Groom took part in the BMC (British Milers Club) classic in Milton Keyes on Saturday.  The BMC is the premier middle distance athletics club in the country.  There were over 600 competing in middle distance events which included the Steeplechase.  Most of the competitors were there to get the English Schools time as the deadline […]

07/06/2017 Comments (0)

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On 3rd June Emily and her team mates attended the 2 Furlong JPL Shetland Pony Race at Lingfield Park Racecourse. It was an amazing opportunity to  race in front of thousands of people on their fantastic all weather track.  Emily rode Orkney’s Candy Drum, a young pony with only a couple of races under her […]

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