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Christmas gifts for the homeless

On Friday 12th December Maiden Erlegh School in Reading donated 30 shoe boxes full of gifts for homeless people in Reading.  Mabel Boyd from CIRDIC came to collect the boxes and said they would be distributed to the homeless of Reading...

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Advent Assembly

On December 4th some of our students shared information with us about the meaning of Advent. We learnt about the meaning of the Advent Wreath and the symbolic importance of the candles. As this is a time for reflection before Christmas the students used some thought provoking quotes and a poem...

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Act of Remembrance

On 11th November one of our students played the last post as part of the school's Act of Remembrance. The whole school assembled in the courtyard and listened to Mr Johnson reading 'For The Fallen' by Robert Laurence Binyon. This was followed by the tradtional...

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Charity cake sale

Our students gave generously of their time and talents to prepare a fabulous array of cakes which were sold to support the BBC Children in Need appeal.

They enjoyed eating them too!

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Preparing for life in modern Britain

Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is committed to preparing its pupils for life in modern Britain by ensuring that they have not just the right knowledge, skills and understanding, but also the right values to be active citizens who are capable of responding positively to the opportunities and...

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Diwali

Earlier in November in our assembly we had a special celebration of Diwali. A number of our girls told the school all about the background of the festival, the story of Rama and Sita, how they decorate their homes and described the wonderful food they eat.

The girls also...

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Eid Assembly

In October some of our students shared aspects of their faith in a special Eid assembly. This was our first opportunity to celebrate the diversity that is such an important part of our school community.  The students explained the significance of Eid for them and their families and showed...

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Visit to our local Gurdwara

Visit to the Gurdwara

On Monday 19 October, Mrs James, Miss Butler, Dr Thomas and 17 students visited the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Cumberland Road, Reading. Upon arrival they were taken into the Langar (free kitchen) where they were served with a delicious meal of vegetable curry and...

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Mathematics Puzzle Day

The Happy Puzzle Company

On Monday 12th October, Maiden Erlegh School in Reading hosted a mathematics enrichment day, delivered by the department teaching team as well as specialist staff from Maiden Erlegh School and the Happy Puzzle Company.

The students took part in a carousel of activities all centred around...

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E-Safety Day

On Wednesday 7th October 2015, it was the privilege of Maiden Erlegh School in Reading to host an e-safety day led by Intel Security UK and Bletchley Park. 

The day started with an assembly led by Intel and Bletchley Park and saw engaged pupils asking probing questions about...

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Open day report

Hundreds of parents, carers and their children flocked to our open day on Monday 28th September. Visitors were shown around our temporary buildings by our eager Year 7 guides and treated to demonstrations of learning activities, displays of work and a confident performance from our choir. The...

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Reception at Number 10 Downing Street

Peter Thomas, Chief Executive of Maiden Erlegh Trust and Headteacher of Maiden Erlegh School in Reading, and Julie Dennis, Business Manager of the Trust, were invited by The Prime Minister to attend a reception at Number 10 Downing Street on Wednesday 2 September. We were honoured to represent...

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We are open for business

On Thursday September 3rd 2015, our brand new secondary school opened its gates for the first time. One hundred and eighty keen and eager students poured through the gate to meet their teachers for the first time. Student planners were distributed, timetables scrutinised and it wasn't...

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Arrangements for the first day of term

The first day of our new school

We are into the last week of preparations for the opening of our brand new school with staff and students eagerly anticipating the new term. Our accommodation for the first year is ready, the furniture is in place and lessons are prepared.

Parents and carers of...

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ParentPay available for payments

Click on the ParentPay logo to activate your account and allocate monies to your child's  cashless catering account ready for the start of term. Parents should have received a letter with their activation code together with details of biometric registration and consent form....

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Explosives Search Dog Detection Team visit Maiden Erlegh

On Tuesday 11 and 18 August, some of our students joining us in September were joined by the Thames Valley and Hampshire Police Explosives Search Dog DetectionTeam.

The dogs were practising their skills to allow them to sniff out hidden explosives, and the large Maiden Erlegh site provided ample...

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Best Ever A Level Results

The Sixth Form class of 2015 at Maiden Erlegh have once again achieved an excellent set of results. We are delighted to announce that the results this year have been the best for many years and have set a very high standard for us to aim for in the future. 99.7% of all examinations taken were...

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One Hundred and Eighty

We have heard from Reading Borough Council’s admissions team that Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is fully subscribed with 180 students joining us in September 2015. This is excellent news; being fully subscribed is very unusual for brand new schools. We are encouraged by the trust that...

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Yr 6- 7 Transition dates

New parents are invited to meet us on Wednesday 10 June, 7.00-8.30pm, at Maiden Erlegh School, Silverdale Road, Earley. We will share our planning to date with presentations on the curriculum, extra curricular activities, behaviour and safeguarding approaches, details about both the temporary...

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Maiden Erlegh School in Reading Information

Thank you to all the parents who came along to our recent information events. We do not have any further events planned at the moment and if you would like to find out more about us and how you can secure a place for your child at our new school, please check this website. If this does not...

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New School Site Confirmed

Site for our new school is now confirmed

Reading Borough Council confirmed on Monday 21 July that Crescent Road in East Reading will be the site for the new Maiden Erlegh Secondary School. At a meeting of Policy Committee Reading Borough Council agreed to sell the Crescent Road site to the...

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