Headteacher’s Welcome

Maghull High School is proud of its ethos and standing within the community. Our talented and committed staff is 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 much more besides.

Sefton Super Reads 2013

The Sefton Super Read shortlist has recently been announced:-

Cracks - Caroline Green
Messenger Bird - Ruth Eastham
In the sea are crocodiles - Fabier Geda
Road to London - Barbara Mitchelhill
Oliver Twisted - JD Sharpe
Ratburger - David Walliams

The school library has purchased the books and the pupils involved from Maghull High School are as follows:-

Matthew Dickinson 7R
Corey Donooghue 7B
Toria Hatton 8U
Macy Evers 8W
Emily Taylor 9S
Abigail Goodridge 9S
Tyler Tansley 11B
Jess Wade 11M

Sefton Super Reads is an annual book award voted on by high school students from across Sefton. The award encourages young people to read and review six selected books, and vote for their favourite. See the pupils reviews for yourself.

You can also look on the Sefton Super Reads Facebook page to see the reviews or post your own.

This year's award ceremony will be held at The Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport on Tuesday 18th June and all the nominated authors will be invited along. Mrs Christian(LRC/Library Co-ordinator) will be attending the ceremony with the pupils on the day. Prizes will be awarded to the the pupils with the best reviews!

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Photography competition for Years 9,10,11

Try to capture ‘the spirit of Maghull High’ in a photograph…

  • what’s best about the school day?
  • what sums up the essence of school life?

The 1st prize is a Canon Digital SLR camera, and 2 runners up will also win a camera.

Myerscough College is organising this competition for schools in the North West. The winning school is offered a workshop for a group of learners to attend a full day at Myerscough College enjoying and learning about forms of Photography


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Dyson on target in South Africa

Callum Dyson played for Everton FC in the Future Champions Cup 2013 held in Soweto, South Africa 25th - 30th March. In the group games Everton beat SAFA- Sedibeng 4-0, Johannesburg Secondary 5-0 and drew 1-1 with Aspire (Qatar) Callum scored in two of the group games getting the vital goal in the game against Aspire. In the Semi Final Everton played Athletic Miniero and Callum scored as Everton won 1-0.

The Final was against Club Tijuana and after a hard fought 1-1 draw Everton lost 4-3 on penalties.

A massive well done to Callum on his achievements from everyone at Maghull High School.

Ryan Captains England

Ryan Captains England
Ryan Ledson played for and captained England in the recent Montaigu tournament which is held annually in France. Ryan played in all 3 group games 1-1 v Netherlands, 3-1 win against Chile, 1-1 v Germany. The final was against Turkey and after a 2-2 draw Turkey won on penalties. A massive well done to Ryan on playing for and captaining England in a international tournament.

Joseph Delaney Visit Tuesday 30th April

Joseph Delaney Author of Spooks will be visiting Maghull High School just after Easter on Tuesday 30th April 2013 so anyone wanting signed Spook's Books, the paperback of Book 13 'Blood' is just out!!

Joseph Delaney is a retired English teacher living in Lancashire. He has three children and seven grandchildren and is a wonderful public speaker available for conference, library and bookshop events. His home is in the middle of Boggart territory and his village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, which was laid to rest under the step of a house near the church.

Most of the places in the Spook's books are based on real places in Lancashire. And the inspiration behind the stories often comes from local ghost stories and legends.

The Spook's Apprentice, The Spook's Curse and The Spook's Secret have all been shortlisted for the Lancashire children's Book for the Year Award. The Spook's Apprentice is the winner of both the Sefton Book Award and the Hampshire Book Award.

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