Headteacher’s Welcome

Maghull High School is proud of its ethos and standing within the community. Our talented and committed staff are dedicated to enabling each pupil to reach his or her full potential and to become mature and responsible citizens. We have a vibrant extra-curricular life not only through our specialist status as a Performing Arts College but also through our extensive sports programme and cultural experiences.


We are delighted to have now formally joined the Southport Learning Trust in November 2020.  Maghull High school are looking forward to working in partnership across the Trust to help to further improve the life chances of all students and achieve excellent outcomes for the children of Maghull High School.


Ms Davina Aspinall




Christmas Card Art Success.

We can announce that Zac Kavanagh, Year 7, has won the Liverpool John Moores University festive card competition for the secondary age group! Zac created a wonderful pastel pieces of artwork of a snowy scene at night. Zac's artwork will be used on the university's christmas card which will be sent to fellow universities and businesses internationally.

Activpanel Announcement

The Art Department beat off competition from schools around the UK in a competition to win one of 30 ActivPanels, a state-of-the-art education technology package for their school. To participate in the Promethean Grant, schools were invited to submit video entries explaining why they would benefit from winning an ActivPanel. Entries were judged on three criteria: creativity, need, and the impact the technology would have if they were successful. The ActivPanel has now been installed in room 58 and is being utilised by students from Year 7 to 13.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 28th September, Maghull High Sixth Form came together to host a Macmillan Coffee Morning and helped raise over with cancer.

Bringing millions of people together for coffee and cake each September, Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning has become a British institution over the years – with thousands of events happening up and down the country including in Maghull High School.

As part of their coffee morning, Maghull High’s Sixth Form students chose to invite Macmillan’s very own nurses whom this event centres around, and were delighted to welcome staff from their team at Aintree hospital. It was an honour for staff and students to meet the team of Macmillan nurses and hear first hand of the incredible work they do to support those living with cancer.

Speaking after the event, Assistant Head of Sixth Form Miss Murphy said:

“We really enjoyed doing our bit for this year’s Coffee Morning. It was great to get people together, have a nibble and a natter and raise money for Macmillan to help people living with cancer at the same time. I want to thank everyone who supported and helped to make it a success. Cancer has affected all at Maghull High School, either directly or indirectly and some have worked closely with Macmillan, so it was nice to give back to such a worthwhile cause. I am so proud of our fantastic Sixth Form students for their overwhelming support in making our Coffee Morning such a success by not only helping with its organisation, but through the countless cakes they brought in to be sold. Our students have proven once again their unwavering kindness and generosity when it comes to raising money for charity”

Presentation Evening Celebration

Thursday, 13 September saw the final awards presentation evening in the old building of Maghull High School before the school takes possession of the new build in April 2019.  The theatre sparkled and blossomed with the lighting and flowers, kindly loaned to the school by Lady Green Nursery.  Solo cellist Nieve Mannion played beautifully and the audience enjoyed a performance by the school’s gifted and talented dance company. 

The prizes were awarded by the mayor of Maghull, Councillor Carragher, and our special guest, BBC Newsround presenter Hayley Hassall.  Hayley gave a passionate talk reminding students that they could achieve whatever they wanted through hard work and perseverance.  Hayley explained how she overcame a stammer as a child and now works as an ambassador for the children's speech, language and communication charity, I Can (ican.org.uk), which offers expert resources so children can be diagnosed and given help at an early stage. 

Hayley is now an award winning investigative journalist from Blackpool and presents programs across BBC1, BBC2 and CBBC. Most recently, she reported for current affairs programme Tonight on ITV, Christmas City on BBC1, The Winter Olympics documentary for BBC2 and is the anchor on BBC children's news programme, Newsround. Hayley also reports for BBC Sport, BBC Breakfast and The One Show, after many years working as an undercover reporter for Panorama.

The evening’s proceedings came to a close with an entertaining vote of thanks from the school’s Head Boy Sonny Garside and Head Girl Asye Ozcan.  We are so proud of everything our prize winners have achieved -  a truly memorable evening  for us all.