We were devastated to hear of the fires at St Mary’s and Ravensdale schools at the start of October. Students at St Martins are having a non-uniform day on Friday 23rd October to raise money for the schools. Our Music and Drama Teacher, Dave; and his friend Rob have written a song called Rising Up Again, to encourage our friends at this incredibly challenging and heartbreaking time. Rising Up Again is available to view […]
Tuesday 15th September – We have had a number of students off school with sore throats, runny noses and cold symptoms. We are happy to have these students in school. If their temperature is less than 37.8, they have no new cough and you feel they are fit for school then they can come in. For more information on symptoms, please visit the NHS website – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/
Just before lockdown a couple of people from the Edge Foundation visited school to find out more about our curriculum and how we prepare students for the world of work. They toured school, Horizons and Project Search and spoke with various staff and to student groups. Below is the feature they have just released. https://www.edge.co.uk/news/edge-news/new-edge-report-follows-the-journey-to-employment-for-young-people-with-additional
St Martins School is starting back on Tuesday 8th September for all students. We are really excited about welcoming new and current students through our doors! A letter will be sent via text/the MyEd app on Friday 4th September with further details on your child’s return to school.
The School Essentials Grant launched today by GroceryAid aims to reduce the financial impact on parents working in the Grocery industry when children go back to school in September. In a recent survey by The Children’s Society, it was reported that increased school uniform costs are leaving many low-income families struggling to cope and forced to cut back on food and other essential items. The report also highlights the impact on children wearing the wrong […]
Hubbub, Sinfonia Viva and Quad are running online workshops this summer holiday. These are free online workshops from Hubbub, Sinfonia Viva and Quad which will run on set days throughout the summer holiday. Students will need to book tickets (free of charge) for the events they wish to take part in to secure their place. The links are: https://www.sinfoniaviva.co.uk/Event/reimagine-2020-summer https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/get-creative-families-and-young-people/derby-reimagine-craft-sessions https://hubbubtheatre.org/
Here’s another visual gift for you all – put together fantastically by Kerry – enjoy! https://youtu.be/xdR_I0lT0Ok
We are delighted to announce that St Martins is now an academy school with the Shaw Education Trust http://www.shaw-education.org.uk/. We are excited to join the Trust and look forward to developing our partnership together, towards continued excellence and great outcomes for our wonderful students and their families