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Wishing everyone a great October half term holiday. School re-opens at normal time of 8.40am on Monday 1 November - see you then!


Mufti Day - Friday 21 October in aid of the Glyn PSA. Own clothes and voluntary donation of £2 at the gate. Students - do check your blazer pockets for anything you might need, such as Oyster cards or ID badges!


Telephone Lines Down Thurs 21/10 - with regret, our phone lines are down. Please email the school via

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Surrey Police engagement today at Glyn School. Many thanks to for coming to visit.


We are delighted to welcome Year 11 students and their families to our Sixth Form Open Evening this evening - Thurs 14 Oct - from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Do come along to see our outstanding Sixth Form provision.


Wednesday 13 October - we look forward to welcoming Year 6 pupils and their families to our Open Morning today from 9.30am to 11.00am. Sorry that there is no parking on the school site. Do come along to see our outstanding school.


We look forward to welcoming Year 6 pupils and their families to our Open Mornings from 9.30am to 11.00am Tues 12, Weds 13 and Thurs 14 October (sorry that there is no parking on the school site). We hope you can come along!


We are extremely proud of our Sixth Form curriculum which offers more subject combinations than many other schools, allows for mixing of BTEC and A Level courses, and offers courses not available at other schools, such as Law and Economics. Come along to our Open Evening!


Ewell Village Road Closure - a sink hole has opened up on the junction of Chessington Road and Kingston Road, near the Spring Tavern. The road is closed. Traffic from Ewell West is being diverted through Longmead Road into Epsom. Some bus routes will be on diversion.

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It's China Week in the canteen and the food looks simply wonderful! 吃好喝好!


With regret, our telephone lines are down. Please email any student absences to:


We are delighted that we have more and more activities happening at school again each week! Do take a look at our Glyn Newsletter:


Thurs 23/9 We have been made aware that an incident has taken place earlier today in Blenheim Road. Road closures on Blenheim Road and Almond Road are in place and a number of other roads are closed in Epsom. This may affect journeys home today.


We look forward to welcoming families to our Open Mornings, for entry into Year 7, on Tues 12, Weds 13 and Thurs 14 October 2021. Please see our website for further details and booking form:


We look forward to welcoming current Year 12 students and their Parents and Carers to the Information Evening this evening - Thursday 23 Sept - from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. There will be some parking on the school site.

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No booking required for our Open Evening today (tickets for Headteacher talks handed out on arrival). Simply turn up! Current students and staff will be waiting to show you our outstanding school.


We are delighted to welcome Year 6 families to our Open Evening TODAY from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Whilst not compulsory, please consider wearing a face covering - thank you. We are delighted to be welcoming families onto the school site!


Less than 24 hours until our Open Evening! Year 6 pupils and their families are welcome to see our school on Thursday 16 September from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

Great Learners

Great Learners Overview

Our common goal is for our students to reach their potential. At Glyn school we believe that the best way to achieve this is to support our students to become Great Learners. 

What is a Great Learner?

  1. Great Learners are independent and can self-regulate their learning by knowing what works. They can plan and organise their time and materials and stay motivated without teachers or Parents and Carers having to work hard for them. 
  2. Great Learners are exam ready because they are well prepared, with lots of time to lower stress so they can perform at their best and feel proud of their achievements. 
  3. Great Learners have a deep knowledge and understanding of the subjects they study. They enjoy and develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Therefore, the gold standard of Glyn School’s curriculum is our students’ ability to self-regulate. Self-regulation is the ability to manage our own behaviour and aspects of our learning. It is the determining factor in students’ success, leading to significant additional learning gains, which increase as students get older. 

Please click on the picture below to view our interactive L&T 7 Principles:

Over the last few years, teachers at Glyn School have been using recent educational research into how we learn. This has, in turn, changed how we teach. We want to share our learning about this model of learning and teaching with our students, so that they can choose and use effective learning strategies. For more information on how students can become Great Learners please see this digitised document.

Feedback has been shown to be one of the things that can help students learn most. Therefore, teachers want to use it as much as they can in lessons. Students can use these 5 teacher how2 videos to help them use feedback to make a real impact on their learning.

Desirable Difficulty

What is Desirable Difficulty?

Desirable Difficulty Resources

Introduction Video from Tutor Time