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19/10/18

Retweeted From Martin Beard

Well done to Mrs Harkness for organising and leading a fantastic trip! Thank you on behalf of our students. https://t.co/zri0KcoPLv

19/10/18

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Students from enjoying an excellent talk today. Great cultural experience for our students. https://t.co/DbVzJRZfSf

19/10/18

We are so proud of all our children for representing us all with so much pride! Lovely comments received from the gallery staff and members of the public. 👏👏 https://t.co/D4W8TG1LvG

16/10/18

Great to see - nice that Dad is supervising the process! https://t.co/QiiwDUZ3AX

08/10/18

Retweeted From GLF Teaching School

Are you an experienced teaching School Assistant? Why not become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant and achieve the HLTA accreditation? All information is available via https://t.co/IV4qcDllY7 or email cpdtraining.org https://t.co/mvuaExMGiB

08/10/18

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Students today working together to calculate grid references using OS Maps. "School is so fun" I heard a student say at the end of the lesson. https://t.co/iK4QBZ6bRa

05/10/18

Just some of the images taken as part of our Performing Arts Open Evening. https://t.co/bePxPaeCL3

05/10/18

Looking to support our local community, please do look at what these organisations could offer you. https://t.co/c94GgcNt5l

04/10/18

It was fantastic to see our lovely Food Technology room being used! Developing healthy lifestyle choices. https://t.co/Ei7dZmbMZC

04/10/18

Retweeted From Kat Cole

Finally, a teaching advert that get it right. As my maths teacher once told me "I don't know why people aren't queueing up to be teachers". Best job in the world. https://t.co/1HwxhRtH9A

04/10/18

Retweeted From Robert Brooks

Pleasure! It was a lovely evening with fantastic dedicated staff and students https://t.co/6DFb1AEoY1

04/10/18

Retweeted From Longford Park School

Amazing results!! Well done to the team and to the students who have benefitted from this teaching method! 😊 https://t.co/P6pcadHQLw

03/10/18

Thank you to all our wonderful students who assisted with the running of our first Open Evening. Lots of positive feedback on how well you represented our school 👏 https://t.co/VBQ2fDTqxE

29/09/18

Retweeted From LKStrachan

Lovely feedback from our students at the end of Week 3! https://t.co/TGSjUEaLL9

28/09/18

Postcards home - our students celebrating their start to life at MPS. https://t.co/8NtjBrXNnz

28/09/18

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Loving working . Come and see what a great team we have. https://t.co/pZeJf4ESMk

21/09/18

We are proud to be promoting our ‘High 5ive’ values with our community. https://t.co/rY9KxHQK6g

21/09/18

Retweeted From Merstham Park School

Looking forward to showing prospective families around our new school in the coming weeks. https://t.co/ZNtVCTPKlT

19/09/18

Looking forward to showing prospective families around our new school in the coming weeks. https://t.co/ZNtVCTPKlT

19/09/18

Great for MPS students to visit the Merstham Hub and use the community Library. https://t.co/xMLOclQzEc

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Announcement

Secretary of State approves the opening of Merstham Park School

Another milestone was reached on 16 February for Merstham Park School when the Secretary of State signed the Funding Agreement for the school.  This means that the school is now set to open in September 2018, subject to approval of the planning application.

Merstham Park will be a 11-16 secondary school with 180 places per year, and will admit up to 180 year 7 students this September. The school will ultimately be housed in a brand new building on the site of Chart Wood School in Merstham. Chart Wood School is being relocated by Surrey County Council to a new building in Dorking. In the interim, Merstham Park will be co-located on part of the Chart Wood site, in its own temporary accommodation.

Martin Beard, Headteacher for Merstham Park, said “I am delighted that the Funding Agreement has been signed. This will provide further assurance to those families who have applied for places at our school for September. Recruitment for our teaching team is already underway and we are looking forward to sharing more information with prospective families in the Spring Term”.

Jon Chaloner, CEO for GLF Schools which is the Multi Academy Trust which submitted the Free School application in 2015 to open the new school, added “Having had to defer the opening of Merstham Park last year, I am pleased that we have reached this stage with the Funding Agreement being signed. The letter which we received from the Department for Education recognised the commitment and energy of our team to reach this point, but more importantly this will allow us to now provide the much needed additional school places within Merstham and the wider community”.