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20/01/20

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20/01/20

Our grief is secondary to Martin’s wife, children, siblings and extended family and to his close friends for whom this loss is immeasurable. We extend our sincere condolences to them and they will remain uppermost in our minds in the forthcoming days and weeks.

20/01/20

This has come as a terrible shock to us all. We are heartbroken to have lost such a gifted, kind and popular Headteacher who has had such a profound impact on the lives of the children and colleagues in all the schools in which he has worked.

20/01/20

It is with great sorrow that we announce the very sad news that Mr Beard, our Headteacher passed away on Friday 17 January.

14/01/20

Retweeted From MPS Arts

Some of the year 7 and 8 “Toyota Dream Car” competition entries . Creative, imaginative, and many designed to help save the earth 🌍 🖼 🎨 fingers crossed for our students! https://t.co/IMHUpXNnvE

06/01/20

Students arrive for 8.30 and then lesson starts at 8.45am. Prevents lateness and allows a prompt start to period 1 - thank you for asking . 😊

06/01/20

Retweeted From Martin Beard

Looking forward to welcoming our lovely students back to school tomorrow - 8.30am, correct uniform and equipment please.

06/01/20

Looking forward to welcoming our lovely students back to school tomorrow - 8.30am, correct uniform and equipment please.

20/12/19

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

A remarkable term has come to a close across . Thanks to all colleagues for their graft this term. Wishing all children and families, governors, volunteers and colleagues a wonderful break.

19/12/19

Retweeted From Robert Brooks

Congratulations to our trainee teachers on completing your first term! Have a well-deserved Christmas break. https://t.co/5qXYzIwzT5

19/12/19

Link to our school newsletter below: https://t.co/a1UZxx80H3 Merry Christmas to one and all 🎄

18/12/19

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Students performed superbly at the Christmas Show tonight. Deepest respect to Mr. Johnson for managing the evening brilliantly. Photo shows thanking students for their bravery and enthusiasm. https://t.co/oKxa2vU3C3

16/12/19

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Excellent quick guide to social networks, apps and games. Useful for parents and carers to discuss and share with their children. https://t.co/5tPNRs10mC

13/12/19

Retweeted From MPS Arts

Each student created fabric poppies in school to lay at Merstham Memorial today. We were joined by The British legion & members of the local community for a service & 2 minutes silence. The students made us proud. “We will remember them”. https://t.co/vBe63OieiV

13/12/19

Retweeted From Merstham Primary School

Well done to our Nursery, Reception and KS1 children for their wonderful performances of 'The Magical Christmas Journey' this week https://t.co/RZ5whkjnxi

11/12/19

Thank you Mrs Harkness for organising once again. https://t.co/AOWPqXijCa

30/11/19

Retweeted From Kevin Briggs

Great cross-curricular links to ITP / Geography https://t.co/G19WyHoWBl

30/11/19

Well done 8B! https://t.co/hgJZVwY59P

25/11/19

Retweeted From Frank Kelly

1/2 coud you hep us publicise that next saturday 30th help our wounded are pulling a sleigh from London to Brighton and will be coming through Merstham between 10 and 10:30. Need lots of local people on the route to cheer on.

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LGBT+

Supporting LGBT+ Students

Merstham Park School is a fully inclusive school provides a quality education and experience for all its learners. Our Pastoral team, led by our Head of Personalisation, works closely with all parents and students to ensure that appropriate provision is made for every student to understand, receive support and guidance on LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) issues. This includes support for individuals who may identify as being LGBT+ or support and education for individuals who are voicing homophobic or anti-LGBT+ views which are affecting other students.

The school will create a culture of respect for the diversity and breadth of the community, enabling everyone to participate in the life of the school. Parents of students with specific needs are encouraged to contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mr Martin Beard, or the students Learning Mentor to talk through their child’s individual needs, should they have any issues, questions or concerns.

Under the equality act 2010 any young person has a right to be addressed as whichever gender they identify as regardless of any diagnosis or medical intervention and irrespective of age.
Staff members have access to relevant e-learning relating to LGBT+ issues via Educare.

LGBT+ at Merstham Park

Our aim is to ‘usualise’ LGBT+ in every part of the school community. We feel very strongly that a whole-school integrated approach will enable staff and students to discuss LGBT+ openly and lead to the development of healthy views, opinions and use of language around LGBT+.

LGBT+ people are recognised and celebrated alongside LGBT+ equality through the ITP and PSHE programme, curriculum, student leadership, staff training, policy and the school environment. Both the ‘Educate & Celebrate’ and ‘Stonewall’ initiatives continue to support us to successfully eradicate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia permanently from our school and to make Merstham Park School officially LGBT+ friendly.

ITP and PSHE lessons

KS3 Exploring different kinds of rights and obligations

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/citizenship/exploring-different-kinds-of-rights-and-obligations/

KS4 Perspective on LGB rights

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/citizenship/schools-out-citizenship-lessons/ks5-citizenship-perspective-on-lgb-rights/

KS4 International Human Rights

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/citizenship/schools-out-citizenship-lessons/ks4-citizenship-international-human-rights/

English

KS3 English Autobiography

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/english-by-subject/ks3-english-autobiography/

KS3/4 Stereotypes and the Media

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/english-by-subject/stereotypes-and-the-media/

KS3 The Ballad of David Peters 4 lessons

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-key-stage/ks3/ks3-english-the-ballad-of-david-peters/

History

KS3 Hidden Histories

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-key-stage/ks3-history-hidden-histories/

KS4 Why do we label?

http://the-classroom.org.uk/lessons-and-resources/by-subject/history/schools-out-history-lessons/ks4-history-why-do-we-label/