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Our Year 10s really enjoyed their day with the Home Office and the winning group is looking forward to round 2!


Today we are debating "Is streaming good for the music industry?" in recognition of Music Store Day on Saturday 12th June. Head over to our Facebook page for a link to this week's assembly which is on this topic and the upcoming Thank You Day.


A reminder to our students and their families that today (Monday 7th June) is an INSET day for staff. We look forward to welcoming our students back for the final half term on Tuesday 8th June.


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‘An autism-friendly ’ is the name of a new council plan to help improve the lives of people with autism:


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Keep a log of the good things people say about you. This can help you challenge your negative thoughts when you have them.


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Arts and creativity are great for helping young people express and manage their emotions. These ideas for teenagers encourage spontaneity, original thinking and imagination and focus on the creative process rather than the end-product:


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With lots of us still awaiting the green light for travel, our voters were at a bit of a crossroads when it comes to making their decision 🧳✈️... Here's a closer look at our results from last week:


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😆THIS EVENING WE HAVE OUR YOUR SPACE YOUTH GROUP SESSIONS! ❗❗NEW Location: (A minute walk for West Croydon Tram Stop) We look forward to seeing all our young peoples faces!


A highlight of last week's Careers Day was witnessing one of our students challenging herself and performing in front of her peers with the fantastic and the Fix Up Team!


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The Report Abuse in Education helpline is available to victims of abuse in schools to make current & non-recent disclosures as well as to offer advice for witnesses, parents, carers or professionals. To contact us, call 0800 136 663 or email


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Brilliant that the GLSE team were able to support this event, a great bunch of students with bright futures ahead of them for sure...


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So great to demonstrate to our students what their aspirations can and should be. Again, really to be part of the team that is not only delivering great teaching and learning but also turning out great young adults


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Lovely to join the outgoing - in all senses of the word - Year 11s for their last few hours with . Good luck everyone!


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Well done for putting together such an inspirational day


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Delightful day and finally got to meet the awesome and his fantastic team! Careers day, motivation and aspirations were certainly high on the list! As always it’s a joy to work with such a fab staff and student body.


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Great to be a part of this, inspiring students !


Year 8 engaged in their first presentation of the day with


It's Meridian High School's Careers' Day 2021. We have an action packed range of day of activities, from a range of organisations, across all year groups, designed to inspire & motivate our students in their careers and futures!


Protect your smile. Cut down on sugary foods and drinks


We are looking for a passionate pastoral practitioner to join a highly skilled team. Do your values align with ours? Follow the link below to apply now: Aspiring Pastoral Welfare Leader

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Smiles as students celebrate GCSE results

There were plenty of smiles at Meridian High School today when students collected their GCSEs today.

Amy Anderson, Head of School at Meridian, said: "We are very proud of all of our students and each student’s individual successes. The results they have achieved reflect their hard work, ambition and resilience. 

"We look forward to building on our success during the new academic year through our revised curriculum and look forward to supporting our young people through our challenge, learn, achieve ethos."

Harvey Friend was one of the top achievers at Meridian with results including eight 9s. He will now take A Levels in biology, chemistry, psychology and English Literature, and hopes to take a course in neuroscience and psychology at University before starting a career in forensic mental health.

Harvey Friend Meridian

"For me, my time at Meridian was all about hard work and finding motivation," Harvey said. "I think we're quite a small school, but that just means I got to develop really close relationships with both students and teachers. Everybody supports each other, and there's always somebody who will help you.

"I'm really happy that all the hard work I put into lessons and revision paid off, especially since I started early enough to see major improvements in my mock results, which have helped me to get the grades I have now. Considering the pandemic, I'm happy that my chances for high grades weren't ruined."

Katie Aveline was another celebrating excellent GCSE results with five 9s and four 8s, and said she was delighted with her results.

Katie Aveline Meridian

"I think that my hard work definitely paid off. I'd say during the last year, the school has really supported high achievers," she said.

"I'm really pleased with my core subject grades because I worked really hard for them, especially with the challenges we've had to face. My next steps are to go sixth form to study sciences so hopefully I can pursue a career in medicine in the future."

Meanwhile Brandon Hooper is gearing up to study economics, government and politics and religious studies at A Level after securing one 9, six 8s.
"I am most happy with my maths and my combined science grades," he said. "English is probably the subject that I had to work the hardest for because it was my weaker subject. 

Brandon Hooper Meridian

"The school and teachers helped me because when I didn’t want to put the work in, I was always pushed to do better and to work hard. The teachers were able to give us the motivation to succeed when we needed it most."

A career in law awaits Bobby Cooper after he collected two 8s, three 7s, and two 6s and says his time at Meridian has shown him he is capable of realising his goals. He's now going to study government and politics, law and psychology at A Level.

Bobby Cooper Meridian

"I am most pleased with the progress I made in English because at the start of Year 10, it was the weaker of my core subjects. The progress I have made in subjects like English has shown me what I am capable of and that is going to motivate me going forward. 

"I think all of my subjects as a whole have improved hugely and this is due to the new teachers we've got, growing up a bit and realising that I need to get these grades to move forward. 

"Meridian High School has been amazing. I did not appreciate it as much when I was younger but I do now and I am really going to miss the teachers and my year group."

After securing three 6s and five 5s, Panda Achiek is also looking forward to a positive future.

Panda Achiek Meridian

"I'm very pleased because I achieved better than I expected. I have been panicking, thinking that I wouldn't do as well as I did. My results are going to benefit me a lot in the future. 

"Meridian has really helped me achieve these grades, the teachers at Meridian believe in you and have supported me in working really hard before the whole lockdown. I hope after my A Levels I can go to University to study midwifery."