Issue 18 - 25 January 2019




Issue 18 - 25 January 2019

Congratulations to Paul (10MC) who has worked incredibly hard to earn 300 merits.  He is the first student who has been able to choose a prize from the highest level merit shelf. 

Paul chose a lovely watch and, as you can see from the photo, was very happy with his choice !







It is Maths Week next week and the theme is 'dress up digits'!  

Pupils will be decorating t-shirts and painting canvases related to numbers in their lessons. 

To coincide with Number Day 2019, we are having a Non-Uniform Day on Friday 1st February.  Please send in lots of change for pupils to spend at our maths-themed fundraising fair and donations of cakes are very welcome.  We will be donating all funds raised to a charity of the school’s choice.

Mrs Mistry
Maths Faculty Leader

Please can parents not park or drop of pupils in the staff car park.  You can drive into the front car park if it is clear of the big coaches. Thank you.  

Ms Caddell—Deputy Headteacher

We now have a new telephone system in place

  • When you call the school number you will hear an automatic message.
  • Dialling option one  will take you to the student absence line where you can report your child's absence (please make sure you leave your child’s full name and the reason for absence).
  • Dialling option three will take you to a member of the Reception Team.

Please ensure that, during colder weather, your child is wearing  suitable warm clothing and sturdy shoes to school.  A warm coat, gloves and hat will be needed as pupils often play outside at break and lunchtimes.   Thank you.

Year 9 pupils received sponsor letters last week without a date.

On the 12th of February we have Luke Lennon-Ford a Team GB athlete coming into school to deliver an assembly and a fitness session with our Year 9 pupils. Sponsor forms have gone out and need to be returned, along with sponsor money on the week beginning 4th of February.  Any sponsorship will be greatly received as it will hopefully allow us to have opportunities like this in the future.

Mr M Vincent—PE Faculty Leader

The Year 8s went to see Horrible Histories at the Beck Theatre on Wednesday 23rd January.


The show was on Terrible Tudors. The act went from the Horrible Henries to the end of Evil Elizabeth.   We heard the legends (and the lies!) about the Torturing Tudors!  We found out the fate of Henry’s headless wives and his punch up with the Pope. We were introduced to Bloody Mary and saw Ed fall dead in his bed! We survived the Spanish Armada as it sailed into the audience with spectacular 3D special effects! 

Here is what some of the pupils said about the trip:

Purcifany (8MS):   “The song explaining what happened to Henry's wives is going to be stuck                              in my head all day.  I liked the rhyming song at the end of the show.”

Alfie (8MS):   “The special effects were so cool, I had to take off my glasses a couple of times”.

Ali (8CB) when he had the 3D glasses on: "This is fun!"

Shaun (8MS):  “I liked it when they chopped the person’s head off and we were the jury.”

Bobby (8MS):  “I enjoyed the funny parts of the show.”

Tahiyah (8MS):  “I enjoyed going to Horrible Histories and I enjoyed watching the whole thing.”

Jahquan (8MS):  “The show was very good and I liked everything.”

Reece (8MS):  “I loved the funny parts of the show from Terrible Tudors.”

Miss Bhopal—History Teacher & Lead Practitioner


In the event of severe weather, such as heavy snowfall, the school will put a notice on the top of the front page of the school website as early as possible giving any urgent information and updates. If there is no message on the front of the website then the school is open as normal. 

Please find below the Severe Weather Contingency which can also be found on the School Website under Parents/Severe Weather.


Meadow High School Severe Weather Contingency


  • If schools transport are unable to collect your child, please telephone the school and  leave a message.   School Telephone number is 01895 443310.
  • If school is closed to pupils, then this will be posted on the front page of this website and a message will be on the school answer phone.   
  • If schools transport are not able to bring your child home, please ensure you are contactable in case we need to ask you to collect your child.   School Transport number is 01895 250008.



Letters Home

Letter to selected pupils

Acceptance of place for Devon Trip


Questionnaire to Whole School

Extended School Clubs


Letter to selected pupils

John Locke taster session

Pinkwell taster session

St Andrews School taster session


Letter to Whole School

Maths Week / Numbers Day (1 Feb)

Upcoming Events


28 January—1 February 2019

Maths Week


1 February 2019

Non Uniform Day  - theme “Dress Up Digits”


13 February 2018

ASD Coffee Morning 10.00-11.00am


14 & 15 February 2019

Annual Review Days

School is CLOSED to pupils


18-22 February 2019

Half Term


4-8 March 2019

World Book Day & Activities Week


14 March 2019

Parents Evening—Years  9, 11 & 6th Form

(including 6th Form Thematic)


15 March 2019

Red Nose Day—Charity Day


1-5 April

French & German students visit MHS


Friday 5 April 2019



6 April—22 April 2019


22 April—Bank Holiday Monday


Tuesday 23 April 2019

BACK TO SCHOOL—9am start


Monday 6 May

Bank Holiday


24 May 2019

Training Day



27 May—31 May 2019

Half Term


6 June 2019

Parents Evening  - Years 7, 8 and 10


28 June 2019

Training Day

School is CLOSED to pupils