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  • 24th Aug

    GCSE Summer 2017

    GCSE Summer 2017

      We are once again delighted with the GCSE results achieved by our students. The 2017 results have consolidated last year’s success and prove that The Matthew Arnold School is able to perform consistently well.    It was extremely gratifying to see that a number of our students were able to achieve the new top grades, with 9s in English Language, English Literature and Maths. This was replicated in many subjects s...
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  • 19th Jul

    BP Young Scientist Challenge

    BP Young Scientist Challenge

    On Thursday 14th July Miss Collova and Miss Dixon took twelve Year 9 students to BP's Young Scientist Challenge. They had a fantastic time at the challenge which was broken into two tasks. Task 1 - to design a structure that was able to pass the following criteria: 1) A minimum height of 12cm; 2) Could pass a stability test; 3) would be able to hold a minimum of 1 500ml water bottle, with the maximum weight being 4 water bottles. Task 2 -...
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  • 5th Jun

    Strode's College Performing Arts Students visits our Year 10 Drama Classes

    Strode's College Performing Arts Students visits our Year 10 Drama Classes

    Strode's College performing arts students came in to our Year 10 drama classes to perform their modern day version of 'Antigone'. There was a questioning session about the play, drama at college and what college life was like before the students played some drama games and took part in some improvised situations.
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  • 5th May

    BP Crest Award

    BP Crest Award

    A small group of Year 9 students have been working with a BP mentor for the past 2 months on their engineering projects. The students had to research and design a solar still and a thermal insulating jacket. The projected ended with a presentation and celebration day where the students presented their prototypes to a panel of judges. All were incredibly impressed with the work that the students produced and they were also awarded the silver CR...
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  • 4th May

    Year 7 and 8 Platinum Rewards Trip to Top Golf

    Year 7 and 8 Platinum Rewards Trip to Top Golf

    A massive well done to all the pupils who went on the rewards trip to Top Golf – Rebecca Steel, Georgia Pia, Kojo Donkor, Luka Van Rooyen, Callum Hathaway, Sasha Smith, Amelie Davis, Hollie Smithers, Kasey O’Sullivan, Lily Blakemore, Anoushka Vail, Grace Stevens, Maream Shaban, Alex Jennings, Ruby Darbon, Rojan Budhathoki, Faith Miller and Libby Clarke.  They thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were an absolute pleasure and a re...
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