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We express our deepest sympathies for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her dedication to the UK, other realms & territories is unparalleled & we thank her for her service. MPS will observe the mourning period whilst continuing to support our whole school community.


MPS is currently looking for a Project Officer - Chelsea Champion to deliver pastoral, wellbeing and diversionary activities that aim to enhance emotional wellbeing and resilience in our students.


New blog - Sufian Sadiq () from discusses the importance of addressing the ethnic disparities that exist within the teaching profession.Read his thoughts, first published in , here:


A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning. Would you like a where you can be part of a team who make a difference every day? Find out from Lisa about becoming part of the GLF community


We currently have a number of fantastic opportunities for LSAs, a Cover Supervisor, and Learning Resource Centre Coordinator to join our team at Merstham Park School. Please click on the link below to take you to our website.


We currently have a number of fantastic opportunities to join our team at Merstham Park School. Please click on the link below. More vacancies will be live on our website very soon!


There was a huge celebration this week on the site of our new home: the last of the 178 modules was put into place. The Department of Education, McAvoy, Mr Ward and Mr Garner took our Head and Deputy Head Boys and Girls to have a look around - only one and a half terms to go!


Mr Chaloner, Mr Ward and Mr Garner had a sneak preview of the inside of our new home today. Highlights included the Dance Studio and Fitness Suite, the Sports Hall and the roofs full of solar panels which will enable MPS to be a low carbon school.


We are very excited to be able to share with you the progress that has been made on our new home in the last 2 weeks. Please click here to view the work and also some fantastic moon rises and weather patterns:


Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Open Evening and to our amazing staff who made the event really special. We have a few spaces left on our Open Morning on Thurs 21 Oct and due to popular demand, we have added Tues 19 Oct. Email to book.


The gates have opened to our 2021 Open Evening. We hope you enjoy seeing how MPS ignites a passion for learning in all our students.


Less than 1 hour before we open the gates. Our hard working staff are busy making sure that the evening is a great success. Mrs Eckershall has instruments galore in Music, Miss Mosley has experiments in Science, Mr Walker brings colour to Maths, and there is also a tent..!


With just 2 hours to go, Mr Ward is rehearsing his presentation, Mrs Harkness and Mr Tunbridge are putting the finishing touches to their Art displays and Mr Martin is preparing a demonstration in DT. We cant wait to see you at our Open Evening (5-8pm)


With less than 3 hours to go, all staff at MPS are on hand to make tonight's Open Evening really special. We are really looking forward to seeing Year 6 children and their families


Less than 24 hours until our Open Evening for Year 6 children and their families. There is no need to book: please just come along and join us between 5pm and 8pm. The Head of School will be delivering talks at 5.15, 6.15 and 7.15pm. We look forward to welcoming you to MPS.


Only 4 more sleeps....


On National Teaching Assistants Day, we wanted to thank our wonderful team of LSAs who work so hard to support and improve the learning outcomes of our students. Thank you to Miss Hardy, Mrs Mahmood, Miss Tattershaw, Miss Aguirre, Miss Lynch, Miss Stocks & Miss Gibbons.



Building work has begun on our brand new home and we are all very excited:


Exciting news on the developments of our new home!!

Finding a Specific Career - Useful links

Health and Social Care


  • Careers A-Z - take a look at some of the 350 careers available in the NHS and learn what is involved day-to-day
  • Career mapper quiz - find out which careers best suit you based on your skills and interests
  • Videos of NHS staff - watch videos of staff in the NHS

Specific career information:

The Armed Forces

British Army

Army Roles for all aspects of Science

There’s a huge variety of roles in the Army available to you if have an interest in medicine, biology, chemistry and physics. From a Biomedical Scientist to an Ammunition Technician, an Environmental Health Practitioner to Pharmacy Technician, could the Army be the ideal employer for your students?

In many of these roles, gaining a fully funded degree is part of the specialist training. To find out more on the roles which are available.  Click on this link.

Army Roles - Cyber Engineer

Cyber Engineers in the Army focus on one of three trades:

  • Information Services Engineers manage, configure and deploy a wide range of systems
  • Networks Engineers ensure frontline troops and Commanders can communicate worldwide
  • Infrastructure engineers are experts in building voice and data telecommunications networks 

For more information, click this link for further details.

Army Roles -  IT and Computing

IT and Computing are essential for ensuring Army troops worldwide can stay connected on the battlefield, and technical information can be analysed and turned into meaningful intelligence.

If you are passionate about data, communication systems and cyber intelligence, a Computing role in the Army could be for you. From an Operator Technical Intelligence to Electronic Warfare & Signals Intelligence, click on this link to discover the wide range of roles available.

Army Roles - other opportunities

In addition to the the links above, there are a number of role-specific videos  to introduce the themes of employability and the world of work which give an insight into what is involved in each role and the skills needed to succeed. Click this link to watch our full suite of videos.

The Royal Navy

Logo of the Royal Navy.svgA job in the Naval Service means adventure, camaraderie – and lifelong prospects. Every day you make a difference. And no two days are the same. You could be policing the world's oceans, delivering humanitarian aid when natural or man-made disasters strike. Or you could be deployed in combat. No matter what job you do, you'll be a key part in operations around the world. Are you ready to go places? 

Click on this link to find out more about the Navy and this link for Royal Navy Role Finder.

The Royal Air Force

CaptureThe Royal Air Force gives you opportunities you won’t find in any other career. The experience you gain with us will equip you to work at the top of your field, both in the UK and overseas.

Click on this link to find out more about the Royal Air Force and this link for Royal Air Force Role Finder.

The Fire Service

Looking for a ceer in the fire service, ot all lifesavers wear uniforms. From specialist support staff to education and fire prevention, enforcing regulations to answering 999 calls, we're a diverse, welcoming community – will you join us?  For more information please see the links bleow:

The Police Force

Life in the police - Being a police officer is varied and rewarding but also challenging, so there are some key qualities and skills you need to already have or be willing to develop in order to do the job well. Find out more about what’s involved in being a police officer by clicking the links below:

Explore your life on the job as a police officer, your experiences on our national programmes, and the support and development you’ll receive along the way:


If you are considering a career in teacher you can really make a difference.  The links below will help you begin your journey into inspiring the next generation. 


  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - There are a number of different routes to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. You can start your journey straight from school, while you're at university or after you have graduated. Find out which route is right for you. 
  • Accountancy Careers - Gain a real understanding of the accountancy profession with in-depth careers advice written in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and experts in the profession.  


There are many different areas open to you if you are considering a career in law. Below are links to two websites with a wealth of information to support you in this area:

Two publications offering careers advice and guidance to prospective lawyers and barristers.

The Law Society - The Law Society offers sound advice on how to become a solicitor and guides you through the career choices and paths you can follow.

The Lawyer Portal - The Lawyer Portal is a one stop resources website with lots of information about legal career, videos and event details. 

In addition to the websites highlighted below is a Guide to Law for 14 to 18 year olds.  Click on the image to access the guide:

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Careers in Administration and Business

Business, Consulting and Management - Whether you've got aspirations to become a manager, forge a career in consultancy or find a fast-paced role in business management.  This link has a range of options and not all of them require a Degree from University.

Careers in Building and Construction

The websites below have lots of information and links to the huge range of career opportunities in the construction industry. Both are great resources for researching job ideas in the building and construction industry.

Careers in the City

Careers in Computing and IT

Careers in the Creative Industries

Ever wondered what Creative Industries actually means? Want to know the careers available? Well Here are some web links for your to look at!

Careers in Media, Journalism and Publishing

Careers in Engineering

Careers in Marketing, PR and Advertising

Careers in Politics

Careers in Maths and Science

Careers in Sport

  • Sport Based Careers - There are many career paths available in sport from presenting and playing to media and law. This website offers plenty of advice and guidance on these roles and many more.
  • Careers in Sport -  Target Careers

Careers in Transport and Logistics

Careers in Hospitality and Catering