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Year 7 Aspirations Evening Update & Post 16 Careers Fayre

Thank you for attending the Aspiration evening on Thursday 13th September. I hope you found the evening informative. The presentation for the night can be found here please click here and the assessment booklet here https://martinhigh.org/learners/assessment-and-reporting/

We would like to invite Year 11 students and Parents/Carers to out Post 16 Careers Fayre. A number of Post 16 providers will be here and is a great opportunity for students to find out information on Post 16 options.

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MHS Open Evening Event & Year 7 Aspirations Evening

The Year 5, 6, and 9 Open Evening events will take place Monday 24th September 2018 between 17:30-20:00.

Martin High School Summer Report Update 2018 & McMartins Day

Report Update

2017-2018 summer term reports were delayed due to technical difficulties in July. Reports will now be issued by Friday 7th September 2018. For more information on what to expect in your school report and how to use the information to prepare for Academic Progress Evenings please visit the link below.

https://martinhigh.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/AWOL-booklet-DECEMBER-17.pdf

McMartins Day Menu 19th September 2018:

 

MHS Results Day 2018

All of the staff at MHS would like to congratulate all year 11 learners on their excellent GCSE results.

We are extremely proud of all of them, results day today was full of positivity and excitement about what the future holds for our learners.

We would also like to thank all of our parents and carers for their ongoing support of MHS.

More information will follow in the next few weeks

Bowline Walk & Important Head Teacher Notice Regarding School Reports

Dear Parents/Carers

 

We are contacting  to inform you that unfortunately, due to technical issues, we are unable to print school reports before the end of the summer term.

 

Reports will be issued on the 30th August 2018.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Laura Sanchez

Head Teacher

 

Our annual Bowline Sponsored Walk Fundraiser takes place on Thursday 12th July. A fantastic opportunity to show determination and how we work together as a community.  All pupils should have received a letter. Challenge: Each pupil to raise at least £10.

For the letter, please click here

Please note that a knowledge organiser event is being hosted for parents and carers of pupils in year 8, 9 and 10 on the 25th of June at 5:30pm.

Summer Concert (Post Event Notice and Comments) & GCSE Results Day Notice

On behalf of the Creative Arts and Technology team Miss Milner would like to say a huge congratulations to all of the performers, artists, and technology students that contributed to last nights event; ‘Stars of MHS’. Their hard work and dedication to their artistic skills really shined bright last night both in the exhibition and performances. As a team we are very proud of our students and would like to say a big thank you to parents, friends, and the local community for continuing to support the creative arts at the Martin High School. See you at our next event. Miss Milner
#MHS #Creativeartsmatter

We received this fantastic message from a parent who attended the Summer concert last night:

“To The head and staff of the drama, music and arts dept.

We were privileged to attend the performance and exhibition on Wednesday night, showing off the talents of your young people. The students performing were amazing and the art and sculptures on display incredible. We hope that you are proud of the students abilities and the staffs hard work nurturing their talents. Please continue to value the arts and promote these subject areas.Drama, music, dance,art,design and sculpture are equally important as traditional academic subjects.

Thank you again for a fabulous evening.”

Once again, from all of the staff here at MHS, thank you all so much for your kind words and support.

 

Please note that GCSE Results day 2018 will take place 8.30am-10am Thursday 23rd August 2018

Summer term assessments: revision advice & Exercise the key to a healthy mind during assessment season

With the end of year assessments for all year groups fast approaching, it is important that all learners develop good revision techniques early so that they go into the assessments confident and secure in their knowledge. For revision advice follow the link https://martinhigh.org/learners/revision/ which includes a revision timetable planner and advice from learners who sat assessments last year.

For any further information contact Mr Seaward by email at kseaward@martin.leics.sch.uk

 

Exercise the key to a healthy mind during assessment season.

 

With the summer assessments beginning this half term it is important to consider your overall well-being. Exercise is a fantastic way to relieve stress and help you focus. It doesn’t have to be super strenuous either. The school track is 400m, why not take on a the ‘Daily Mile’ challenge during the assessment season by walking four laps during your lunch break. Take a friend, have a chat and enjoy the outdoors as well as the positive physical and mental health benefits below:

1)      Exercise relieves stress

The bad news? Stress slows down the brain’s ability to process information, making it more difficult for us to concentrate and focus, which in turn can greatly impact your exam performance. The good news? There is a cure! Exercise cranks up the body’s production of serotonin and dopamine, the feel-good brain chemicals which helps create a happier and healthier mood. Even a quick 20 minute session can radically change your mental and physical state, especially if you have been sitting in the library all day.

2)      Exercise improves memory retention

Finding it harder and harder to remember those Shakespeare quotes? Or the almost impossible answer to that biology question? Fitting in regular exercise into your routine can quite literally “jog” your memory. Exercise releases endorphins, also known as nature’s mood elevator, which has been shown to improve memory and boost your brain-building hormones. So next time you’re stuck for revision, try getting outside and let your brain do its magic!

3)       Exercise increases focus and concentration

Regular exercise releases brain chemicals key for memory, concentration, and mental sharpness at the same time as lifting your mood, lowering stress and anxiety all of which contribute to brain health. Studies show that regular exercise helps you manage complex tasks, organise and razor sharpen your focus which is great for those long revision sessions or particularly complex exam questions.

4)       Exercise boosts your energy

Feeling slumped? The more you move, the more energized you will feel. Regular physical activity improves your muscle strength and brain power, giving you the energy you need to think clearer and come up with new ideas. A good 15 minute break from revision to move around, even just around your living room, makes your body produce more energy whilst also making you feel happier.

For more information on the daily mile click here:

https://thedailymile.co.uk/

Upcoming Academic Progress Evening Events & History Webinar/Intervention

Year 10 APE on Wednesday 6th June and Year 8 APE on Wednesday 13th June – please book your appointments from today using the ‘APE Booking’ link on our website.

For letter to parents, please visit https://martinhigh.org/parents/letters-to-parents/

 

History intervention is taking place on the Wednesday 30th May 10-2

The webinar will start 6:30PM on Sunday June 7th. For the webinar, please follow the link at : https://meet51945331.adobeconnect.com/end/

Year 11 History Webinar & Letter to parents – Car Park Restrictions 2018

Year 9 APE May 16th 2018 & Athletics at Saffron Lane

Fantastic day of athletics at Saffron Lane  🙌

MHS students excelling both on the track and field with a host of medals  🥇

Students who qualified for the county athletics will receive letters just after half term.

Congratulations to all those who competed and represented us so superbly today  👌

TeamMHS 🏆