Calendar

Tue 16 Sep CAT Tests for Year 7 (RST only) in the MEC

Wed 17 Sep CATTests for Year 7 (UVW only) in the MEC

Thu 18 Sep Years 10 & 12 Art Trip

Thu 18 Sep Year 12 Parents 'Welcome to Sixth Form' 6.00pm

Full calendar
Term and holiday dates for 2014-15
Marlborough Sport Fixtures

Click here for the Year 11 leavers' clearance form.

Events

GARDENERS QUESTION TIME
Charity Fundraising event – Saturday 13th September 2014 (Click for further details)

Events happening in the MEC

Charity Fundraising Events

Student Charity Representatives will be meeting with the following charities: Churchill Partners, Thames Valley Air Ambulance, MENCAP, MS Society and Farm Africa.The charities will be highlighting to the students their purpose and how they provide support to their communities. The student representatives will then promote these charities to the whole school via assemblies and also coordinate fund raising events for Charities Week commencing 17th November. More details to follow.

Applications

Admissions into Year 7 – September 2014 It is still not too late to enrol for a place in Year 7 to start in September 2014.   Please contact Gary Hook, Admissions Officer at Oxfordshire County Council for details about admissions arrangements: Tel : 01865 815175

Click here for Sixth Form applications for September 2014

Click here to see current apprenticeship job offers.

Community Education

New Courses for 2014-2015 available to view now

Vacancies

What's new

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Photos of various school events

Welcome

The Marlborough C of E School is a converter academy located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. We take great pride in our philosophy and ethos.

Open Evening details

Special Education Needs Roadshow

23 Sept -- 03 Oct 2014
From September 2014 the law is changing for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability.
What does this mean to you and your child?
Click here for more information.

Link to County website for more details of various services.

The Blenheim Palace Literary Festival

As part of the Blenheim Palace Literary Festival, we will have a special guest, Derek Paravicini, visiting our school on Friday 26th September.
Derek, who is blind and autistic but a brilliant pianist, will be playing a variety of music to our Ormerod students, GCSE Music students and invited KS3 students. His story can be found here.

Years 7 and 8 Library Challenge

Win a Horrible Histories Book! See Library page (Click here)

Ofsted 2014 - Result is 'Good'!

Extracts from the report:
As a year 7 pupil explained – 'Teachers care; it's not just a job to them'
All pupils make good progress from their starting point'  
'The school's work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding'
'Very varied opportunities are given for pupils to develop their spiritual, moral and cultural awareness'

Link to letter from Chair of Governors, click here. For link to Ofsted Report, click here.

MP praises school

The Marlborough School is praised by David Laws MP, Minister for Schools, for being one of the top 100 schools in England for excellent improvement in GCSE results for the last three years. Click here for letter.

The King Prize for Creative Writing

In Association with Blenheim Palace Literary Festival

This competition has been offered by authors Melanie and Ross King. The judges have been busy over the summer, reading all of the stories entered, and are close to deciding the winning entry. This will be announced in whole school assembly on Wednesday 24th September by Melanie King.

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