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16/10/20

We have the most incredible Art Team at Meridian High School! Art going up everywhere!!! https://t.co/Fji0zLDhCI

15/10/20

Hi.... which pledge of allegiance are you referring too? We are a UK based school and not aware of a pledge of allegiance today?

15/10/20

Incredible Art work going up around school!! https://t.co/N9HEbfSubd

10/10/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

360 virtual tour of our school- so proud of our students and all staff who are supporting our journey of sustainable improvement. Coming soon...new Business IT suite and Food Lab ( by Christmas). https://t.co/HmRwWOunDq

10/10/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Visit our website and prospectus to book a Virtual Open Evening in October and join the families choosing to join our Meridian journey of sustainable improvement. https://t.co/H59Qj1F1S0 https://t.co/PDpvNrFeQP

10/10/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Our wonderful new World Views Teacher article on Oracy in the classroom. team are embedding our Oracy approach with https://t.co/zkCMmM001a https://t.co/IYtdCi0WCV

04/10/20

Retweeted From Allstarz Gym Club

A huge thank you to for supporting our club and enabling our reopening.

25/09/20

Retweeted From SM1/7Jobs

Pastoral Welfare Leader F/T https://t.co/MRQFftPtAL closes 9th Oct

17/09/20

Great to virtually meet potential new Meridian Parents/Carers and students this evening during our first virtual open event!

17/09/20

Welcome to our wonderful school! Click the link for our virtual tour! https://t.co/ZyJT2d12dV

17/09/20

Dear Year 6 Parents and Carers, Please do not worry if you have not registered for one of our virtual open events tonight. You can click the link below to join one of our future events! https://t.co/Ci4eUZcEO6

17/09/20

Check out our new Prospectus! https://t.co/Qm836rOszk

17/09/20

Meet Miss Ledingham! https://t.co/EPMyr81Mng

10/09/20

Meet Mrs Watson! Mrs Watson is our Senior Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead. https://t.co/PbLpRBaBF9

09/09/20

Fantastic first attempt at some creative writing from our students today! https://t.co/k8P3cU5xTg

09/09/20

Parents and carers of Year 6 looking for secondary schools please see the dates below of our virtual events! Register your interest via our website to book and we will send you an online link to join a presentation with https://t.co/F4RlS1FRFX

09/09/20

Meet Mr Cook! Mr Cook is our Deputy Headteacher here at Meridian High https://t.co/X1fwukgRz3

08/09/20

Retweeted From Claire-Louise West, FCCT

DM me if you want to chat about this awesome role! !

08/09/20

Excellent organisation of our periodic tables in science today https://t.co/9rldz1KUN6

08/09/20

Meet Mrs Anderson! Mrs Anderson is our Head of School here at Meridian High! https://t.co/gRiNzillQF

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.