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23/05/20

Absolutely beautiful art work from our very talented Courtney! Well done!! https://t.co/32RUIcenEC

22/05/20

Wishing all of our families a very safe and happy half term! We will be back online and open for keyworker provision from Monday 1st June.

20/05/20

It’s National Thank A Teacher Day!! If any of our parents or students would like to send a free thank you card you can do so by following this link: https://t.co/pXmxXWBOIB

18/05/20

A reminder to all of our Meridian families that our childcare provision and online school will be closed for half term and will be back on Monday 1st June.

16/05/20

Welcome to our New Year 7 Cohort! We will be sending you your transition packs very soon! We can’t wait to meet you! https://t.co/JQEOU8AJ9F

13/05/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Opportunity to join our dynamic team on a journey of school improvement. Our team of students and staff make every day an incredible one https://t.co/yqa9RoQi6q

13/05/20

Absolutely fantastic work completed at home by our students making their own 3D cells. Well done Charley-Mae, Chloe, Millie and Aiden - rewards certificates are on the way! https://t.co/fwVMmGCn9d

05/05/20

Team Meridian have left our fantastic students a very special message! https://t.co/APrhmgzFt8

30/04/20

Beautiful "Kandinsky Style" Art work submitted online by Alfie who created this listening to Goosebumps by well done Alfie! https://t.co/MjaRNsHxTD

30/04/20

Great note taking from Della!! Well done and keep up the good work! https://t.co/wPoAKiaWTE

29/04/20

Great English work from Year 10 student Neelab! Brilliant notes on Animal Farm! https://t.co/nowcPx13cH

29/04/20

Exceptional self portrait work from Year 8 student Nathaniel submitted online today! We love seeing the hard work our students are doing at home! https://t.co/HDP357zgKy

29/04/20

For any of our parents and carers also looking for free online learning opportunities the government have created some online courses you may be interested in https://t.co/YvSNtOhUlx

28/04/20

Meridian High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Amy Anderson as our Head of School, working with Mrs Brooks as Executive Headteacher and our wonderful team of staff.

14/04/20

Thank You !!! Our students and staff appreciate the words of support! https://t.co/MAhuUlfhcD

12/04/20

Wishing our staff, students and families a very happy and safe Easter! https://t.co/6zgMUebHGw

05/04/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

- two publications from our staff and Dr S Davies. Relentlessly determined staff supporting our journey to good and beyond! https://t.co/a6dMaXiEOC

03/04/20

Very proud of our very own Dr Davies!! https://t.co/e1Ji1Xo6Et

03/04/20

Good Morning! Our online school closes today for the Easter holidays. We continue to offer an emergency childcare provision. We will be back online Monday 20th April and wish our families a safe and happy Easter break.

02/04/20

Over 100 pairs of science goggles and some masks ready to donate to Croydon Hospital! We are happy to be supporting our NHS! https://t.co/0BtVd4PL3n

Vision and Ethos

Our Meridian High School Vision, Values and Ethos

Vision – what is a vision?

Our Meridian vision statement is a declaration of our objectives, intended to guide our improvement journey.

Challenge - Learn - Achieve            

Our renewed focus at Meridian High School is based on our Vision:

All students should be Challenged and therefore able to Learn and Achieve; whilst developing the values and cultural capital needed to develop meaningful and aspirational life outcomes.

In principle, in order to fulfil our Vision:

  • Our staff challenge our students using our Challenge- Learn- Achieve’ philosophy.
  • Our staff ensure all students learn, supported by the principles of our values ‘Resilience- Ambition- Respect.
  • Our staff celebrate the achievements of our children.
  • Our students challenge themselves and aspire to learn and achieve academic and personal success.

Values- what are values?

Our Meridian Values are the principles that help us to decide what is right and wrong, our values underpin the ethos of the school and form the foundation on which we develop our improvement journey.

Our Meridian Values

Resilience- Ambition- Respect

Our values of Resilience, Ambition and Respect are underpinned by Daniel Goleman’s theory of Emotional Intelligence.

ResiResilience Self Awareness- To recognise their emotions at any given time and understand the impact those moods have on others
Self RegulationTo be able to control motions and anticipate consequences before acting on impulse
AmbitionAmbition Self Motivation -To use emotional factors to achieve goals, enjoy the learning process and persevere in the face of obstacles

Respect

Respect

Empathy-To understand and act appropriately to the emotions of others

Social Skills-To manage relationships, inspiring others and inducing positive responses from them

Ethos – what is an ethos?

Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character" that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community,

The ethos of Meridian High School is encapsulated within our core values: our students are challenged, learn and achieve in their academic careers whilst personally developing resilience, ambition and respectful attitudes.

How will Meridian High School fulfil its Vision, Values and Ethos?

In order to ensure we fulfil our Vision, Value and Ethos statements, we recognise that we 'Require Improvement' (Ofsted2019). Our team of dedicated teachers and support staff are relentlessly focused on improving the Quality of Education. We recognise that our students are entitled to a strong and purposeful quality of education. We work closely with our Multi Academy Trust, GLF Schools. GLF Schools support is focused on our core aims for the year and our Improvement Plan. Our aim is to ensure our students can ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’ as students of GLF Schools.

Our school improvement aims for 2020-2021:

  • Exceptional teaching with strong challenge, every student taught well planned and engaging lessons
  • Develop students as motivated, independent learners so they leave with the skills for post 16 study
  • Challenge, consistency and drive improves accountability at all levels
  • School/students to make positive progress through higher academic outcomes / achievement
  • Strong focus on literacy, oracy and reading to unlock a love of learning for every student.