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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!!

Posted on: 03/03/2023

World Book Day



At Merstham Park, one day is not enough to celebrate reading, so we have extended it! Reading is something that we are passionate about in promoting with our students. We want to ensure our students have a life-long habit of reading for pleasure and all the life chances that this brings them. 

The whole school was part of the literary festivities. On Friday 3 March 2023, all staff dressed up as a range of literary characters from famous books and every subject took part and had a variety of literary based activities within the week. 

Subjects continued to show their support and acknowledgement of the importance of reading. The following gives you a snapshot of what was organised:


  • An online talk given by Michael Morpurgo, 

  • Premier League Takeover quiz! The 30-minute quiz* will feature two rounds of questions (one football-themed, one reading-themed) pitched by footballing heroes and their writer pals.

  • Watching a talk presented Natalie and Naomi Evans who are both contributors to ‘Being an Ally: Real Talk About Showing Up, Screwing Up, and Trying Again’

History - reading Historical fiction:

  • Two Violins (based on the Holocaust)

  • Two Densities (based on Buddhism)

  • Cheonson and the Admiral (young Korean boy helping defeat the Japanese)

  • Passages in the life of a Slave Woman (based on slavery)

MFL: French Petit Nicolas et le sport lesson

  • French Le Petit Nicolas Year 7

  • 'Je suis malade' lesson Year 8

  • Starter activity Year 9 

  • French Poetry Le déjeuner du matin Year 10 

Design & Technology: A  Harry Potter themed 3D design project

Art: Do comic books count? A comic book inspired activity and discussion.

The house competition of 'A Literary Bake' was organised and inspiration was taken from the amazing cookbook 'Scone with the wind'. Recipes were shared to inspire edible versions of well-loved works including 'Wuthering Bites', 'The pie who loved me' and ' A Midsummer Pudding's Dream'.

Our yearly sponsored ‘Readathon’ read begins this week where all money goes to support the work of Read for good.  Mrs Spencer and Mrs Hartigan arranged lots of wonderful activities in the library all week and some students were lucky to win Golden tickets when they borrowed books. 

Finally students enjoyed seeing  staff dress up as their favourite book characters.  Well done to Georgia G in Year 9 who was the first student to successfully guess who we all were. 

 Happy World Book Day! 

Mrs Davis 

Associate Assistant Head