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  • Updates for Parents and Pupils (including Y6 Transition)

    Published 12/03/20

    THE SCHOOL IS REOPENING FOR ELIGIBLE PUPILS: MONDAY 6 JULY - FRIDAY 31 JULY

    From Monday 6 July, pupils will return to Mercia School.  A letter outlining when the school will reopen for Year 7 and 8 has been sent home. Stringent safety measures will be in place to  effectively mitigate against the virus. We expect all pupils to return to school. 

    CLICK HERE FOR A SUMMARY OF SCHOOL ACTIONS TO ENSURE PUPIL SAFETY

    CLICK HERE FOR A LETTER RELATING TO SCHOOL REOPENING 

    If you have any questions about school reopening or wish to discuss your child's return, please contact us via enquiries@merciaschool.com. We are very excited to welcome pupils back to close the inevitable gaps caused by the UK-wide closure of schools. 

    Mercia School is in close contact will all  pupils and families. Staff  have been calling and/or emailing on a regular basis since 26 March 2020. This will remain in place for pupils until 3 July 2020 - the Friday  before pupils return to school.

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  • Lift Off! Launching the 2019-20 Academic Year

    Published 23/10/19

    As we approach the end of our first half-term, I thought it might be useful to summarise some key moments and achievements in a brief blog post.

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  • Mercia School Open Days 2019

    Published 10/09/19
    Saturday 28th September 2019 10am - 12pm Sunday 29th September 2019 10am - 12pm Monday 30th September 2019 6pm - 8pm All events will take place at Mercia School. Please come and find out abo
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  • The Benefits of Quizzing and Low-Stakes Testing

    Published 03/04/19

    Adam Brown, Head of Mathematics, shares his thoughts on why quizzing and low-stakes testing has a really positive impact on pupil's learning, self-esteem and confidence levels. 

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  • Mercia School Diaries: Ben Drury (Head of French)

    Published 21/02/19
    I’ve taught French around the country. I’ve loved every single school I’ve worked in for myriad reasons. Sometimes it’s the colleagues: against adversity there’s a “us against the world” mentality that knits
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  • Mercia Moments Christmas Showcase - Total Respect and Pride

    Published 21/12/18
    I have just arrived home from a really magical evening. Our ‘Mercia Moments Christmas Showcase’ was everything I hoped it would be. It was like the Royal Variety, just with less ventriloquists and acrobats! Oh… and no Prince Harry.
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  • Our Open Events - No Frills!

    Published 02/10/18
    On 29 September – 01 October, we hosted three Open Events for prospective families considering which school would be right for their child in September 2019.  I would like to place on record my thanks to families considering Mercia School,
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  • Mercia School Open Events

    Published 13/09/18
    Saturday 29th September 2018                               Sunday 30th September 2018 Monday 1st October 2018 10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00
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  • Our Building

    Published 23/07/18

    We are really proud of our new building. Click here to view some images.

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  • Meeting Our Pupils

    Published 10/07/18

    Ms. Hollingsworth has written passionately about meeting parents over the last few weeks. I wish to echo the sentiments of her post; meeting families has been rewarding, fulfilling, and incredibly insightful. We are getting to know our community in intimate detail and I look forward to continuing this vital work, it will help us to ensure we meet every individual need of every single pupil.  

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  • Meeting the Parents…

    Published 09/07/18

    Meeting the parents can be a daunting prospect, in any scenario! Parents and families all want the best for their children and therefore have a certain right to question, challenge and ensure they are happy with those involved in the care of their children. The initial meetings between families and a new secondary school is an incredibly important starting point for navigating the journey ahead, and it’s been a privilege to start that journey with our new Mercia families these last few weeks.

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