Marden High School

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Marden High School
Motto Carpe Diem
Established 1962
Type Foundation school
Location Hartington Road
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 3RZ
55°01′38″N 1°26′29″W / 55.02723°N 1.44141°W / 55.02723; -1.44141Coordinates: 55°01′38″N 1°26′29″W / 55.02723°N 1.44141°W / 55.02723; -1.44141
Local authority North Tyneside
DfE URN 108627 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 735
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Colours Green and Purple

Marden High School is a coeducational secondary school located in Cullercoats, Tyne and Wear, England. It has been a Designated Media Arts College since 2003 and the Marden City Learning Centre has been situated on the grounds in front of the school since it was opened on 15 July 2003. Marden High School has specialist status as a Media Arts, Science and Maths College.[1]

The school runs courses include digital movie making, web design, image editing and sound recording and editing and the school share their expertise with other schools, both locally and nationally.The school's media curriculum extends beyond the normal school day for both students and the community. The school works with creative professionals so that students gain the high level skills required for employment in the Media Arts.[2]

In 2007 Marden High School was redesignated as a Media Arts College and were awarded a second specialism in Sciences and Maths. The school offer enhanced Science & Maths activities on the curriculum which allow more students to access the separate and highly academic study of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Marden High School teach early entry A-level modules in Science and Mathematics in Year 11 and enrich these subjects with further activities in the extended curriculum.[3]

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