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  • Open days

    Published 16/07/19

    Our open days are Thursday 10th October from 5pm -  7.30pm and Saturday 12th October 10am - midday.

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  • 6th form admissions - important information (for current year 11)

    Published 05/07/19

    Documents relating to this can be found here

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  • MFL Poetry Competition

    Published 27/06/19

    Winners of the Modern Foreign Languages Competition.

    On Friday 21st June 2019, 23 students from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in the annual MFL Poetry Competition.

    Competitors chose their poems in French, German and Spanish in May and were tasked with learning them off by heart. The poems ranged from 4 lines to over one page of A4 text in target language. To make this fair, each poem was given a difficulty rating which was added to each competitor’s final score.

    Each student had to take their turn to come up to the front of the audience and in front of the six judges to recite their poem. The judges then scored them on the accuracy and pronunciation of the language as well as their overall performance. The performances were confident and impressive.

    The final totals by house were as follows:

    Initially it looked like Newton were going to win due to their  overall score as they had the most competitors; however Pankhurst were the winners when the scores were averaged out.

    Individually the winners were:

    1st place (joint) – Lynette and Grace (Year 9)

    2nd place – Shpend (Y10)

    3rd place – Jacob (Year 8)

    This year we gave out engraved winner’s medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and we will also be introducing a winner’s shield in the MFL department to display the winner’s name every year.

    A huge well done to all those who took part and also to all the teachers (who even gave up some of their free periods!) who helped with the judging. It was another successful competition and we all look forward to seeing some even more accomplished performances next year!

    We hope to see even more competitors next year, and also encourage everyone to consider taking part in our other MFL competitions (Great MFL Bake Off in September, design a European Day of Languages themed lunch menu for the canteen and more!).

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  • Arrangements for collection of Exam Results Summer 2019

    Published 25/06/19
    Level Date Time
    A Level 15th August 8.30am to 10.00am
         
    GCSE 22nd August 10.00am to 11.00am

    Please collect from Main School Hall

    If you are unable to pick up results in person please bring a stamp in to the Exams Office and they will be posted in the afternoon. If you have any questions please contact Mrs Murray on 01634 308829 (Exams Office). We are unable to give results over the phone or by email.

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  • Rainham Mark Grammar School championing the arts

    Published 24/06/19

    On the afternoon of Thursday 20 June 2019 at 4pm, Rainham Mark Grammar School officially opened its new block which houses two stunning art studios and two other classrooms, along with a large foyer for exhibitions. The block was opened by guest of honour, Keith Brymer Jones. Keith, a potter and ceramic designer, was an expert judge on the hit BBC2 show, “The Great Pottery Throw Down” and works from his studio in Whitstable. He is Head of Design at MAKE International, a leading retailer of designer ceramics, and patron of the National Society for Education in Art and Design.

    Guests were able to hear Keith talk about the importance of art and the creative subjects in schools, and Alan Moore, Headteacher, restated his ongoing commitment to promoting the arts and creative subjects at the school. The official opening was followed by a chance to see an exhibition of GCSE and A level art by current students in the foyer and new classrooms, and by a lovely afternoon tea on the grassy terrace outside the new art studios.

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  • Long service to school commemorated

    Published 24/06/19

    A tree has been planted and a plaque unveiled on Saturday 22nd June 2019 to commemorate Mike Campbell’s exceptional support of the school as a governor and chair of governors, and then as a member of the Trust, for over thirty years.

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  • New year 7 (Sept 19) parent information

    Published 19/06/19

    The information from the recent new year 7 parent evening can be found here

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  • Early May bank holiday date

    Published 14/06/19

    The early bank holiday in 2020 is now on a Friday instead of a Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  Therefore it's been moved from Monday 4th May 2020 to Friday 8th May 2020.  Our term dates and the calendar will reflect this change.

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  • Careers Networking Evening 27th June

    Published 10/06/19

    Thursday 27th June 2019 - Careers Network Evening, 6pm start welcomes students and parents from RMGS Year 12, Year 11 and Years 5 & 6 from Twydall and Riverside Primary Schools.

    Held every two years, this is an informal opportunity for students and parents to hear from Alumni about their career experiences and journey so far. There will be talks on UCAS applications and work experience.

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  • Zach Vella: future Chancellor of the Exchequer??

    Published 07/06/19

    Zach Vella in Year 13 has won one of 75 places on a new government national economic apprenticeship scheme.  The Economics Apprenticeship is the first of its kind in the UK and Zach was one of 2,600 applicants.

    He described the process as follows:

    The programme is being run by central government so apprentice economists are allocated to a government department for the duration of the course.  The course is four years long, and apprentices get an Economics BSc degree fully funded from Kent University, and work in their closest city - for me it’s Westminster in London. Starting salary is a minimum of 22k a year.

    The application process was four stages long. Firstly there was an initial application process, which was followed by three online tests, maths, verbal reasoning and a civil service judgment test. The second stage was a written application of approximately 750 words in which you had to answer three very generic questions. Stage 3 was then an assessment day which was five hours long in Westminster which involved an oral presentation to an economist, a timed written summary of a document, and an interview with a different economist.

    I have been allocated to the Department for Work and Pensions so I can raise the state pension age to 80 for all you old people! However, we do change departments every year or so to gain as much experience as possible.

    I should begin on September 9th, and all going well I should be fully qualified as an economist for the government by 2022/23.

    I just need to ensure I get 3 Cs at A-level and then pass the pre-employment checks and I should be all good to go.

    RMGS would like to wish Zach the very best of luck for this exciting opportunity.

     

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  • New year 12 information (current year 11)

    Published 22/05/19

    Information relating to September 2019 for current year 11s is in the attachment including the biometric consent form for our catering system.

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  • Keeping Safe Evening: useful information for parents from Nathan Ward

    Published 09/05/19

    Information from the talk by Nathan Ward can be found here

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