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21/01/20

Every week we display student art work proudly in reception! Congratulations Tilly for being our Artist of the Week! https://t.co/iR8omdq71Q

19/01/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Calling NQTs & experienced teachers - do visit us at the recruitment fair and meet team. Plenty of opportunities to be part of an incredible cross primary- secondary team and to join the GLF journey https://t.co/tc2RFKaW9Y

18/01/20

Why not pop into visit us ?? would love to show you around our science department and can talk you through the incredibly journey we are on as a school

18/01/20

Another great week ! Final Catering exams, Theatre Trips and a visit to Tower Bridge to take part in the Winter Youth Summit! So proud of our students https://t.co/Qw2XPW7eta

18/01/20

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

We are hiring! If you are interested in starting with us as a science teacher then please drop me a DM to arrange a visit and meet the brilliant team. Suitable for starting NQT in Sept or teachers with experience should also apply https://t.co/NnQzg9fSlI

16/01/20

Great assembly today! Mrs Anderson has set year 7/8 the challenge of learning a poem off by heart and reciting it with purpose and passion. The first student to be brave and recite it to her will receive a special letter home and rewards! https://t.co/5kw6Pi5iwM

15/01/20

We look forward to welcoming our Year 10 parents to parents evening tonight! 4:30pm until 7pm.

10/01/20

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

Looking for a new career opportunity?? Come and join our team in a values driven school on the road to good! Get applying!! https://t.co/NIVqUPTTxN

06/01/20

Happy New Year! Great to see everyone back and ready to during the new term, making 2020 count! https://t.co/0DlOntwv6p

12/12/19

Retweeted From Aimhigher London

with yr 10 NCOP students from and working on countering limiting beliefs, positive affirmation, vision and success with student ambassadors from and . https://t.co/vcqAAPQVHQ

10/12/19

Tomorrow Wednesday 11th December is Christmas Jumper day! Helping to raise money for our school community projects fund! https://t.co/BTFRvwafWc

07/12/19

Retweeted From Centreofchange: Counselling, Mentoring, Tutoring

New Addington Christmas Celebration for all the friends and family. Join us for free refreshments, a chance to win a homemade Caribbean Rum cake, and many more fun prizes and activities https://t.co/CNeNZX4KdV

04/12/19

Retweeted From Meridian High School

Magic Breakfast - free breakfast available to students. Ensuring that no child is too hungry to learn https://t.co/fXs9PItlEv

03/12/19

Update! Good news we are delighted to confirm the issues with hot water and heating have been resolved and we will be open tomorrow! We look forward to seeing the students in the morning and apologise for any inconvenience caused today

03/12/19

Dear Parents and Carers of Meridian High School, Due to an issue with our heating and hot water unfortunately we have taken the difficult decision to close the school. An update will be sent this afternoon. Text messages have been sent to all parents.

02/12/19

With approaching - PSHE lessons this week will focus on various political parties and Croydon candidates. https://t.co/sQfp9VCcUz

29/11/19

students are proud to wear our uniform. A uniform can not only instill pride but also support a schools ethos, promote positive behaviour and provide cohesion. Uniform can also support effective teaching and learning. https://t.co/c1FvVzH3Jh

27/11/19

Everyone born on or after 1 September 1997 must stay in some form of education or training until their 18th birthday. Advice available from https://t.co/RVwLIsdfiC

26/11/19

Assemblies this week for years 7-10 will be on the topic of https://t.co/sHRySjmnd8

20/11/19

Magic Breakfast - free breakfast available to students. Ensuring that no child is too hungry to learn https://t.co/fXs9PItlEv

Uniform

School Uniform Shop

Students are expected to wear the full Meridian High School uniform with pride and to be of smart and sensible appearance at all times. The requirement for students to wear the Meridian High School uniform is intended to develop their sense of belonging to our family and to encourage them to take pride in their appearance. Students are expected to wear full school uniform on the way to and from the School as they are representing our community.

The following rules apply to all students and are non-negotiable:

  • Top button of shirt must be fastened.
  • Ties should be securely tied covering the top button, fully displaying the school logo.
  • Shirts must be tucked in.
  • Skirts must not be rolled and should be around knee length.
  • Shoes must be formal, plain, black and polishable.
  • Hair should be well presented and smart.
  • Piercings are restricted to the ears, where students may wear only stud earrings. Hooped earrings and rings are not acceptable for safety reasons.
  • If hairbands are worn, they must be plain in colour with no patterns or adornments.
  • If make-up is worn, it should not be visible.
  • Where the hijab is worn for religious reasons, it must be plain in colour with no patterns or adornments.
  • None of the following are permitted:
    • Eye lash extensions
    • Tinted or cosmetic contact lenses
    • Decorative dental wear
    • Facial studs
    • Nail extensions
    • Bandannas and baseball caps
    • Other visible jewellery

Any student in breach of our uniform rules will be either sent home to correct the issue or isolated until the uniform is correct, as per the school’s rules (in certain circumstances a dated note from a medical professional provided to the Head of House may result in a temporary exception). Jewellery and other forbidden items will be confiscated.

Essential items of uniform, e.g. school blazer, house ties, school jumpers and PE kit, are only available from Meridian High School. These essential items are provided free of charge for all new entrants in advance of their first day. Subsequent replacement items are available from the school shop (payment to be made via our school website) at cost.

When temperatures are forecasted to be over 25°C, there will be a ‘shirt sleeve order’ in place. Students are encouraged to leave their blazers and jumpers at home and to carry water with them at all times. Other than blazers and jumpers, the uniform must still be worn properly according to policy. Students who wear skirts are encouraged to bring black ankle socks to change into if there is a ‘shirt sleeve order’ in place, which they then may wear instead of tights. This will be according to the BBC Weather forecast for Biggin Hill.

The following document provides further information about the uniform, where it can be purchased and how it should be worn.

MHS Uniform Policy

MHS PE Kit Policy