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.


Ms Davina Aspinall



Art department trip to Unit 12

Have you ever wondered what an artist does? Where they get their inspiration?

That’s exactly what MHS GCSE and A Level Art students were wondering about the artist Jennifer Collier and they went on a trip to her gallery, Unit 12 in Staffordshire to find out.

On the day students met Jennifer Collier and found out what it’s like to be a professional artist.

Jennifer makes amazing textile and craft pieces, using plastic, paper and fabric to create waxed paper to turn into things like lampshades and shoes.

Our Art students had a go at wax trapping and each produced a beautiful sketchbook and pair of shoes. All of the work will be submitted with their final coursework and exam projects.

All in all it was a brilliant day. Not only did the students walk away with a new set of acquired art skills but Miss Garnett and Miss Jones did too! Look out for a wax paper shoe project coming our way soon!

Dementia Conference

Students from Maghull High School who performed music for the recent dementia conference for schools at the Liverpool museum, also attended by Angela Rippon and co organised by students from Maghull sixth form and St Vincent's school for the blind. Here we can see five of our year 9 students with Julia Bryan, senior education manager at the museum.

Year 10 Business Breakfast

Students met with managers from differing business sectors across the Merseyside region and discussed how they managed to reach their job and any barriers they have faced along the way.

The girls also celebrated International Women's Day with their Business mentors.

Realising Ambition- Anne Frank Trust

Over 800 students from years 7-11 have been involved in the Realising Ambition programme with the Anne Frank Trust over the last two weeks. Supported by our team of 20 year 8 peer guides, trained by the Anne Frank Trust ,our students learnt about the Anne frank story in detail whilst also finding out about the historical events which effected the citizens of Europe during this period . We were also very lucky to welcome Faye an 86 year old lady originally from Gdansk ( formerly the free city of Danzig in Poland) , who came to Liverpool as an 11 year old as part of the Kindertransport- a rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the second world war. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster, hostels, schools and farms. Often they were the only members of their families who survived the Holocaust.

6 of our peer guides have now been offered the opportunity to train as ambassadors for the Trust- which would involve them visiting local schools and libraries to share their knowledge of the Anne frank story-, a great development opportunity for our students, as they join a growing group of ambassadors worldwide as the Anne frank trust has branches throughout the world.

Thank you to all our staff for their support over the last two weeks

Ofsted Inspection 2014

Dear Parents,

Please note that the school is being inspected by Ofsted tomorrow, Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th March. Pupils have been given a letter which says a little more about the inspection, explains why the schools are inspected, and what happens during the inspection. A link to this letter and an Ofsted information leaflet is given below.

Kind Regards,
M. R. Anderson.
Head teacher

Letter to Parents
School inspections - a guide for parents