£696 Raised for Children in Need

A very busy day of fundraising at TMWS on Friday resulted in a donation of £696.67 to Children in Need.  Staff and students across the school wore non uniform, took part in

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Parents Newsletter

The November edition of our parents newsletter is now available to download.

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Year 11 Trial Exam Timetable

The 2017 Year 11 Trial Exam & Support timetables are available to download now.

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Children In Need

Friday 17th November is Children in Need Day. We will be holding a staff & students talent show, the legendary TMWS bun sale and it will be a non uniform day.

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Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Teaching Assistant Level 2/3 (depending on experience)
Scale Point 14 £16,781 (pro rata) / Scale Point 17 £17,772 (pro rota)
30 hours per week, term time only + training days
Required for January 2018
1 year fixed term contract

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Parent Governor Election Result

Dear Parents/Carers

The ballot papers have now been counted and I am pleased to inform you of the result of our election for two parent governors

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Ofsted Monitoring Visit – Findings

Ofsted recognised that we are taking effective action to become a good school.

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Parent Governor Nomination

4 October 2017 Dear Parents/Carers Re: Parent Governor Nominations I am writing to seek nominations from parents willing to serve on the school governing body.  There are two vacancies at present to be filled.  A ‘parent’ for the purpose of the election is a person...

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Ofsted Monitoring Inspection

The Market Weighton School will be undergoing an Ofsted monitoring inspection on Monday 25th September - Parents are invited to give their views via the Ofsted Parent View Website. https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/

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Autumn Term Safeguarding Bulletin

The Autumn Term Safeguarding Bulletin is now available to download.

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Y8 Residential 18th – 22nd June 2018

Following on from last year’s successful trip, we are organising a five day residential in June for Year 8 students to The Kingswood Centre, Dearne Valley.

I am writing to invite you and your child to an information evening on Thursday 21st September at 6.30pm. We will present to you in more detail the range of activities available and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

For parents who are new to Kingswood, they are a leading residential activity centre provider responsible for delivering safe and rewarding educational programmes to over 130,000 children every year. Many National Curriculum modules are linked to thrilling outdoor and indoor adventures activities. The trip will provide a wealth of new experiences outside of the classroom.

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TMWS Year 11 IAG Progression Event (4.30-6.30)/Year 11 Subject Parents Evening 1 (4.30-7.00) – Tuesday 3rd October 2017

I am writing to invite you to the TMWS Year 11 Progression Event on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 from 4.30-6.30 in the School Hall. This is an annual event which is very successful in providing our Year 11 pupils/parents with access to IAG (Information, Advice and Guidance) from Post-16 providers in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The aim of the event is to provide the necessary information to enable our current Year 11 pupils to make informed decisions about their direction from September 2018. The application process begins in earnest over the next 2 months and as such this is a very important event.

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Annual Awards Evening

On the final Wednesday of the Summer Term we celebrated with our second annual Awards Evening recognising the hard work and achievement of our students. Generous sponsorship from local businesses allowed us to present book prizes to over 160 students. Prizes were given in each subject for effort and achievement, along with overall students of the year and E-Praise points winners. By tracking reading progress using the Accelerated Reader software we were able to reward students who had read the most and also made the most progress in reading assessments.

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GCSE Results 2017

We are very pleased that our students have performed well in the new style maths and English GCSEs with 68% of them scoring a grade 4 or higher in both maths and English (the government’s new basics measure). This compares favourably with the figure of 66% last year for those gaining at least a C grade in these subjects.

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EPraise Parents Tutorial

A short video for parents showing how to sign up for a new account, or reset your password.

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Year 11 Prom

Year 11 Prom, Wednesday 5th July 2017 Lazaat Hotel Wood Hill Way, Cottingham HU16 5SX 7pm arrival for 8pm Dinner. Photography will be taken by Insight Photography – images will be available to purchase on the night at a cost of £7.50 for 1 print, 2 for £10 or 3 for...

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Parents Newsletter June 2017

The latest edition of our newsletter is now available to download.

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The General Election 2017

Students at TMWS have been casting their vote in the TMWS General Election. With today being Election day, students at TMWS were asked to consider their own choice for the General Election.

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Spring Half Term Revision Planner

As half term approaches we are pleased to publish our revision planner for the half term holiday.

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Safeguarding Bulletin Summer 2017

The Summer Edition of our safeguarding bulletin is now available to download.

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Dramatic Theatre in Education Company present ’No Harm Done?’ Friday 5th May 2017

TMWS is committed to educating young people about emotional wellbeing. We also know it is crucial to raise awareness of issues and ensure students know where to get help if they need it.

As part of teaching your child about emotional wellbeing, a theatre group called ‘Dramatic Theatre in Education Company’ will be performing a one hour play on Friday 5th May called No Harm done?

No Harm Done? Is a theatre in education play followed by an interactive talkback that aims to start conversations around mental health and emotional wellbeing. No Harm Done? follows two teenage school friends who share their experiences of self-harm. The story talks about feelings, self-care and how we might react when someone we care about self-harms.

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Kingswood Residential Parents Information Pack

With our Year 8 Residential visit just around the corner, we have published our Parents Information pack to help you prepare fully for this visit.

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Red Nose Day Raises over £850

Following a very busy week of fundraising, selling noses, bun sales, talent shows, non uniform days and tuck shops we are proud to have raised just over £850 for Comic Relief. The images here show a flavour of what we did to raise this fantastic amount of money.

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Parents Newsletter March 2017

The March Edition of our Parents Newsletter is available to download here.

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Duke Of Edinburgh Awards

Great to see so many Year 9 students and parents signing up for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award last Thursday.  If you missed the meeting don’t worry, you can still sign up on line …

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Half Term Coursework Support

The following coursework support sessions will take place during February half term:
 
Media with Ms Keenoy: Monday 20 February, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm
 
Art with Mr Cranmer-Bills: Thursday 23 February, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm & Friday 24 February, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

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Parents Newsletter December 2016

Wishing all Parents and students a very Merry Christmas, here is the December edition of our Parents Newsletter.

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Year 7 & 8 Christmas Disco!

Year 7 & 8 Christmas Disco, Thursday 15th December, 6:30 – 8:30pm Tickets on Sale Now from Reception. £3.00

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Christmas Concert

The Annual Christmas Concert will be held on Wednesday 14th December at 7pm, this hugely popular event usually sells out very quickly so if you would like to be in the audience for this show please do get your tickets quickly!

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GCSE Exam Timetables

GCSE Examination timetables for Year 10 & 11 students are now available to view and download, this includes all confirmed GCSE Mock exams in 2016 and provisional timetables for the 2017 Mock and Actual GCSE Exams.

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GCSE Options Booklet

The Options booklet for Year 9 Students to use to consider their GCSE Option choices is now available to view and download here.

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Safeguarding Bulletin Autumn 2016

The Autumn Term edition of our Safeguarding Bulletin is available to view here.

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Children in Need 2016

Dear Parents/Carers

Children in Need Day is on Friday 18 November. In order to donate as much as we can to this cause, we have many different fundraising activities planned in school throughout the week:

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Armistice Day 2016

We will be observing a two minute silence today as the nation falls silent to remember the nation’s war dead for Armistice Day. Silence falls at 11:00 GMT to remember servicemen and women killed in conflict. If you are visiting school today please be aware of this event.

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Vacancy: Teacher of Maths

Required as soon as possible; a highly motivated and innovative teacher of Maths to join our successful Maths team. You will be able to teach Maths across the full range of ages and abilities at KS3 and KS4.

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Parents Newsletter October 2016

The October Edition of our parents newsletter is now available.

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Personal Development Day – Tuesday 18th October

Our first personal development day of the academic year is Tuesday 18th October, we will be covering a variety of topics including British Values, Team Building, Business Challenges & Positive Relationships. Students in Year 7 need to bring their full indoor PE Kit....

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Scholastic Book Fair 19th – 21st October

Scholastic Book Fair Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st October, lunch times in the library. Fantastic selection of books available at discounted prices, cash or cheque(made payable to Scholastic Ltd) Students can come and choose books and bring payment the next day...

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School Half Marathon Walk 2016

Dear Parents/Carers TMWS Half Marathon (Walk) I am pleased to inform you that the annual school walk will take place on Friday 23 September 2016. Should the weather be inclement, the reserve date is Friday 30 September. The walk provides an important opportunity for...

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Industrial Action 5th July

Dear Parents/Carers Re: Industrial Action – Tuesday 5 July 2016 I am writing to inform you that on Tuesday 5 July 2016 there is planned industrial action in the form of a strike by the NUT. Obviously, this is potentially disruptive to the normal running of the school...

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Sports Day & PD Day News

Sports Day – Monday 4 July 2016 Personal Development Day: Tuesday 5 July 2016 Dear Parents/Carers I would like to inform you of a change to our timetable next week. Sports Day is on Monday 4 July for the whole day and students must attend school in full TMWS PE kit. ...

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Refurbishment Programme

Dear Parents/Carers In our most recent newsletter I wrote about some refurbishment works planned for the school which I am pleased to confirm have passed the final stages of approval and a contractor has been appointed.  The intention is that works will start on...

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Ofsted Report

7 June 2016 Dear Parents/Carers Our latest Ofsted Report is available here.   We have retained our previous judgement of Requires Improvement which is somewhat disappointing but what we expected after the dip in examination results last summer and highpoint of 2014. ...

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Ofsted Inspection.

Letter to Parents Parent View Link: http://www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/ Students Ofsted is inspecting your school and would like to hear your views. You can do this by completing an online pupil questionnaire at the following link:...

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WIRED

Today students attended a workshop by Theatre Group Dramatic!. WIRED is a performance/workshop which provides insight to drug and alcohol misuse and other risk taking behaviours with particular reference made to Novel Psychoactive Substances.  The session...

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New Digital Planners for all students

I am very pleased to be able to inform you that we have now launched our brand new digital planner for all students, and parents too! All students have access to our epraise homework planner, this is accessible via any internet enabled device and through the App...

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How to Revise

The PowerPoint presentation from the Year 11 Parent and Student information evening is available to view below. This may take some time to download due to the file of the document.  

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New School Uniform Ordering Website

Price & Buckland  have launched a new web platform.  As this is an entirely new platform, all existing customers will need to re-register, this does mean that you are unable to see any previous order history.  Price & Buckland will answer any questions or...

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Sport Relief

Dear Parents/Carers Sport Relief – Friday 18 March 2016 This year we are really excited to be raising money for Sport Relief 2016. As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, raise cash and change lives....

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Election of Parent Governor

Dear Parents/Carers Re: Election of Parent Governor The ballot papers have now been counted and I am pleased to inform you of the result of our election for a Parent Governor. Elected: Mr Matthew Henderson I welcome Matthew to the Governing Body and look forward to...

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Change of Christmas Concert Date

Due to unforeseen circumstances it has been necessary to move our annual Christmas concert back by one day to take place on THURSDAY 17th DECEMBER, at 7:00pm All tickets already purchased will be valid on this date.

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Invitation to our festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

NINE LESSONS OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Market Weighton School is holding its annual service of nine lessons and carols on Monday 7 December 2015. The congregation is welcome from 6.45pm for a 7.00 pm start and will be entertained with a selection of carols and music...

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Year 11 Trial Exam Timetable

The year 11 trial exam timetable has now been released.  Students can download their copy of the timetable using the links below.  Many subjects are offering extra revision sessions in the run up to the trial exams so please remember to check with your teacher for...

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Wear it Pink!

We have been supporting the Wear it Pink campaign at TMWS Today.  Students donated £1 to wear non uniform with the vast majority of school wearing something Pink! Morning break saw the return of the legendary TMWS Bun Sale, run by the Student Council and a new...

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Personal Development Day – Wednesday 21st October

Dear Parents/Carers I would like to inform you of a change to our timetable this week. We are holding the first Personal Development Day of this academic year on Wednesday 21st October; the first in a series to deliver the PSHE curriculum.  The school day will be...

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Student Council

The first meeting of the TMWS Student Council was held today, the 21 elected members met with Mr Poulston to discuss priorities for this academic year.  The Council has a clear vision for improvement in the school with some fantastic suggestions for developments which...

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House Captain Elections

We have recently held the elections for our House Captains for this academic year.  Students gave speeches to their house assemblies and the whole school voted, following the result from returning officers the students pictured were duly elected to their position...

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Updated School Lunch Menu

Our Autumn Winter School Lunch Menu is now available to view, menus run on a three week timetable as shown.  We endeavour to provide all the meals listed.  For more information please contact us.  To View the menu click...

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Annual School Walk

Our annual half marathon walk took place on Friday 25 September with all 440 students taking part. In recent years it has become traditional for Year 11 to complete the walk in fancy dress and we saw some wonderful costumes this year!   In the past, funds raised have...

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Year 5 and 6 Open Evening hailed a huge success

We welcomed 150 families to The Market Weighton School for our Year 5 and 6 open evening on Wednesday 30th September.  Following a presentation in the school hall by Mr Harrison, parents and students toured every area of the school to sample lessons lead by our...

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House Charities Announced

Students at TMWS have chosen the charities which will be supported throughout this academic year.  You can view the chosen charities and find out more about what they do by clicking here

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Examination Results 2015

  The Market Weighton School again achieved some excellent examination results this summer with all three core subjects Maths, English and Science achieving above the national average in terms of A*-C percentage.  The Science results were outstanding with 83% of...

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Mr Harrison Letter to Parents

8 September 2015 Dear Parents/Carers I am thrilled to be finally taking up the post of Headteacher at The Market Weighton School after having the opportunity to spend several days in the school last term. Along with myself, we welcome 5 new teaching staff and 85 new...

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TMWS Uniform now available Online!

Dear Parent/Carer To make it easier to buy the school uniform, we have chosen to use the Parents Online ordering service from Price & Buckland. You can order the school uniform by going to www.pbparentsonline.co.uk/marketweighton or via the link on our school...

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Costello Athletics Trip – Letter

Dear Parents / Carers East Riding Schools’ Athletics Championships, Costello Stadium - Monday 13th July 2015 The school is taking part in the East Riding Schools’ Athletics Championships on Monday 13th July 2015 at Costello Stadium, Hull. The competition is all day...

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Gold Award for Year 10 Band

Mindless Inferno, a band made up of year 10 students recently competed at the East Riding Schools Music Service Battle of the Bands Competition.  In the prestigious Bridlington Spa Ballroom bands from across the county competed in front of panel of Judges.  Mindless...

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Year 11 Exams and Study

Dear Parents/Carers I am writing to update you with regard to the ongoing exam series and the arrangements to support students during the examination period. In order to maximise the amount of contact time with class teachers, students will be in school, on a full...

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Long Service Awards

Two TMWS Staff have today received Long Service Awards, Mrs Smith and Mrs Stubbins both received their award from Michael May of East Riding of Yorkshire council in recognition of their 25 Years of continuous service at TMWS.  Pictured are Mr Chappell, Mrs Smith,...

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Stonewall Champion School

TMWS is proud to announce we are now an accredited 'Stonewall' Champion School.  Mr Fox, our Society and Ethics teacher has attended the Stonewall School Champion training and will shortly be developing our support of the Stonewall program in school.  For more...

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A Letter from the Chair of Governors

19 December 2014 Dear Parents/Carers I am writing to inform you that Mr Chappell has been appointed as Headteacher of Beverley Grammar School and will leave The Market Weighton School in July 2015 to begin his new position in September 2015. On behalf of the Governing...

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