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Launching the Maynard Forest School

Posted on January 17, 2017Tags:

Launching the Maynard Forest School
 

We are delighted to be launching our brand new Forest School with a five-week course open to all pre-school children aged three and four. This exciting new venture will be run by Emma Cook, our Head of Pre-Prep and a qualified Level 3 Forest School Leader. It will be situated on site here at The

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Calling all flautists from The Maynard and beyond!

Posted on January 17, 2017Tags: ,

Calling all flautists from The Maynard and beyond!
 

We are delighted to be hosting a flute masterclass on Friday 27 January 2017 with Ian Clarke, the world famous player and composer. Ian’s compositions have been performed across five continents on stages ranging from London’s South Bank to the Glastonbury Rock Festival and have been featured in countless recitals including four consecutive BBC Young

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Gifted and Talented Coding success

Posted on January 17, 2017Tags:

Gifted and Talented Coding success
 

We were delighted to host 24 visitors from Ide, Bickleigh and St Leonard’s Primary Schools for our second Gifted & Talented Coding Day on Monday 16 January 2017. All the girls had a fun morning, learning how to code with Python and investigating App technology under the watchful eye of Mrs Burt, the Head of

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Under 14 Devon Netball Champions reign supreme

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Under 14 Devon Netball Champions reign supreme
 

The Under 14 Netball team continues to stamp its dominance on the courts with an excellent victory over Millfield School on Wednesday 11 January 2017. The entire team put on a faultless exhibition against a very strong opposition, to take the match with relative ease 33-25. “This is a class team,” said Mrs Wood, The

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Youth Speaks team qualifies for Regional Heats

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Youth Speaks team qualifies for Regional Heats
 

Huge congratulations to our two Year 6 teams that took part in the Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition on Wednesday 11 January 2017! Maisy Crook, Dawn Webberley and Megan Byrne spoke on “Should humans colonise Mars” whilst Sasha Hayes, Marianna Clarkson and Phoenix Wilson argued whether “Food & Nutrition should be a core curriculum subject”.

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Lego League team secures place at National finals

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Lego League team secures place at National finals
 

The Maynard Wine Gums team of Miri Cooper Wedge, Bella Brent, Kitty Guinness, Anna Harries and Anya Hitt (all in the Upper 4) enjoyed a truly successful outing to the Animal Allies FIRST Lego League regional tournament at the HP labs in Bristol on Thursday 12 January 2017. FIRST LEGO League challenges young people to think like

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Looking ahead to 2017

Posted on January 4, 2017Tags:

Looking ahead to 2017
 

A quick glimpse at the School Calendar for 2017 will bear witness to this being an extraordinarily busy year to look forward to! The first day of the Spring Term on Wednesday 4 January heralds the start of mock examinations for the Sixth Form and Upper 5s, all of whom will have spent a significant

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Inspirational Prize Giving Ceremony

Posted on January 4, 2017Tags: , ,

Inspirational Prize Giving Ceremony
 

Our huge thanks to Zoe Flood, our Bafta-winning alumna, who returned to the School on Tuesday 13 December 2016 to give an afternoon talk to the Lower 5s before taking to the floor that evening as our Speaker at the annual Prize Giving ceremony at the Belmont Chapel. Zoe stole the show with an inspirational

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Christmas Round-Up from The Maynard

Posted on January 4, 2017Tags:

Christmas Round-Up from The Maynard
 

The Autumn term ended in a flurry of festive activities to see out 2016 in typically jolly style! The Christmas Carol Service in St Matthew’s Church on Thursday 15 December 2016, the penultimate day of term, was an outstanding success with some beautiful performances from three school choirs, the staff choir and the various readers.

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