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15/07/20

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This week the students created words from photographic alphabets taken last week. This little gem was created by Isobel and a pleasure to share with the staff This has made us all smile today 😁 watch this space for more creative responses.. https://t.co/10uyTEpAWY

08/07/20

When the BBC visited MPS! https://t.co/0oCLO4tMne

06/07/20

Exciting day at MPS today........the BBC have been in school filming some footage to be aired on the news on Wednesday regarding the fantastic work Business2Schools are doing https://t.co/aBqasYwdOk

18/06/20

Thank you so much to Emily in year 7 who made these fabulous chocolate puddings for staff. Very thoughtful of you https://t.co/bBJfYYkXJX

18/06/20

Pleased to hear you liked it!

18/06/20

There should be a size guide on the order form. Yes, we would say they are true to size. Thanks

18/06/20

Many thanks for your positive feedback and comments, it means a lot. The staff are working extremely hard to support our students during this challenging time

18/06/20

Amazing work Iona, well done

01/06/20

Reminder that we have a virtual INSET day for staff today. Therefore, live daily learning mentor time and work posted in Google Classroom will resume tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you all then

28/05/20

Excellent work has been produced by our Y7 geographers for their Humanities ITP. Well done to these students for superb attention to detail and use of key terms and concepts ! https://t.co/kT5a5IvtAf

22/05/20

Great to see students engaging with our weekly challenges. Here is the cover of a lovely illustrated card sent to residents at Coppice Lea Care Home and the cheese & chive scones look delicious! Well done! https://t.co/1Tm2UxqNSB

18/05/20

Fantastic VE Day poem from Iona, well done! https://t.co/yTHPz89FfJ

07/05/20

Something we have been working on to bring a smile to your face in between creating pre recorded lessons, issuing feedback, supporting students and running daily live learning mentor time sessions. Enjoy! https://t.co/OHa2QZrrvn

07/05/20

before posting it to the care home. As always, we would love to see any photos of your child attempting the weekly challenge, or any other creative task they are proud to have undertaken, on our official school twitter account. Please tag when posting on twitter.

07/05/20

Ideas of what to include in the card or letter could be writing about your experience of COVID-19, your plans for the future, books or TV shows you enjoy, and tips on passing the time. Once completed students should simply sign off with their name and ‘from Merstham Park’

07/05/20

This week's challenge is a community focused challenge. As many of you will know, as a community school, we work with the Coppice Lea care home to enrich the lives of their residents through the Arts.Your child should create a card or letter to send to a resident at the care home

07/05/20

Great work Bailey, very creative!

01/05/20

As always, we would love to see any photos of you attempting the weekly challenge, or any other creative task you are proud to have undertaken, on our official school twitter account. Please tag when posting on twitter

01/05/20

This week's challenge is related to the upcoming Victory in Europe Day (VE) day. You should create a poem to commemorate and remember this day. The following link will provide you with some background knowledge on what VE Day represents: https://t.co/JcOVLLc2b2

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Rewards

House Points

House points will be awarded to those students going above basic expectations based around the school’s core values (please see examples below).  House points will be able to be viewed on the Class Charts app by students and parents/carers. 

  • Inclusion: Exhibiting model citizenship e.g. demonstrating kindness, including others, being helpful, responding maturely to situations, politeness.
  • Collaboration: Demonstrating an ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Resilience: Overcoming an obstacle in learning and demonstrating courage.
  • Success: Excellent work in lesson.  Work that is completed with care and attention to detail.
  • Respect: Understanding the views of others and showing consideration at school.
  • Extra curricular attendance
  • Equipment & Uniform - (1 House Point for all correct equipment and 1 House Point for correct uniform on Monday morning).
  • 100% attendance 

Postcards 

Students will receive postcards on special occasions which recognise the school value they have demonstrated, as well as specific comments about their achievement or when they have been awarded 20 House Points in a subject area. 

‘Zero Heroes’ 

All students with zero behaviour points at the end of every half term will be awarded with a postcard home from their Head of Year.  These students will also be entered into a draw and 6 students per year will be randomly selected and an Amazon voucher awarded. 

Attendance

Every student who has no missing marks in a week (100% attendance) will be rewarded with 5 House Points.

Students with 100% attendance at the end of each half term will be rewarded with an Amazon voucher and a positive email home from their Head of Year.

MPS Credit

Students will be able to convert their House Points to MPS Credit and in turn purchase items such as Apple App Store & iTunes/Google Play vouchers, Amazon vouchers, stationery, rubix cubes, notepads and books.  House Points and items will be visible virtually so students will be able to see them on their Class Charts app.

House Points 

The totals for each house are displayed on the school website.