Returning to school, September 2020

Dear Parent/Carer,

The information below is a guide to what you can expect when pupils return on the first day at MBMS in September. The Senior Leadership Team and the Governing Body have looked very closely at the guidance provided by the DFE and designed a school return that is safe and which allows pupils to be catered for both emotionally and academically.

Full guidance is available in this revised Letter to Parents/Carers

The first day back for pupils is Wednesday 2 September

All pupils will come into the backyard at their allocated times. This will ensure a staggered start to the day. As explained in previous letters, we are adopting a year group bubble approach for which we have designed a comprehensive risk assessment.

The times of entry for pupils into school are:

  • Year 5 - 8.45am
  • Year 6 - 9.30am
  • Year 7 - 10.15am
  • Year 8 - 11.30am

At the end of the school day, the pupils will be dismissed as follows:

  • Year 5 from the back of school (Lovaine Avenue) at 3.25pm
  • Year 6 from the front of school (Sports Centre entrance) at 3.25 pm
  • Year 7 from the front of school (Sports Centre entrance) at 3.35pm
  • Year 8 from the back of school (Lovaine Avenue) at 3.35pm

We will be insisting that the pupils make their way home immediately and do not hang about the school gates; this could mean mixing of year group bubbles which we wish to avoid.

Full Guidance


Government advice on Face Coverings

All school communications can be found here

For all enquiries please email


Please visit the GOV.UK website for full guidance regarding the re-opening of schools.

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Marden Bridge is offering remote learning via Google Classroom. Teachers have set work for all of their classes and hope that as many pupils as possible can access this.

If your child is having difficulty accessing Google Classroom please check the Classroom Help Centre in the first instance, and please make sure that they are using their school G Suite account, ending in

If you still have access issues - including forgotten passwords - or are having other difficulties with Classroom, please complete this short Support Form

Alternatively, please email with a clear, detailed description of the issue and we will endeavour to help you.

Welcome to MBMS, Whitley Bay

Marden Bridge is an LEA Middle School catering for boys and girls aged from nine to thirteen years of age.

We are a welcoming, caring and happy school where a team of dedicated, experienced and well trained staff encourage the children to give their best at all times.

We continue to maintain high and traditional standards, and have established a reputation for hard work and achievement. At the same time, we are proud of the key contribution the school has made to the community, and these qualities are greatly valued by staff, governors, parents and students.

We hope you find our website informative and easy to get around. If you have any comments, suggestions or concerns, please contact:

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This website was first published in November 2013.


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