School News

Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Posted on October 16, 2017Tags:

 

We had great fun supporting International Day of the Girl (Wednesday 11 October) with a whole school photo of the staff and students in the shape of the Venus symbol. More importantly, the photoshoot provided an opportunity for the entire Maynard community to show solidarity with girls and young females around the world in less

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We are the Under 16 Devon County Hockey champions!

Posted on October 16, 2017Tags:

 

Our Under 16 Hockey team was crowned the Devon champions following victory in the National Schools County final tournament on Wednesday 11 October. Unbeaten in all three of their pool matches, they went through to take an impressive 4-0 win against West Buckland in the semi-finals. The final against Blundell’s was a much tougher affair

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Year 6’s cultural trip in Exeter

Posted on October 16, 2017Tags: ,

 

The girls in Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the Devon and Exeter Institution and RAMM on Friday 13 October. Having these educational resources on our doorstep is such a luxury and they were fascinated by their historical, literary and architectural discoveries at the Institution. Equally, the RAMM’S BP Portrait Award exhibition quenched their

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Cecily wins bronze in Schools Pistol Championships qualifier

Posted on October 16, 2017Tags:

 

As a fine example of ThisGirlCan, Cecily Hine (Upper 6) won an impressive bronze medal representing The Maynard at the South West Qualifying competition for the British Shooting Schools Pistol Championships 2017/18 on Wednesday 11 October. Competing against boys and girls, she finished the first round in the top eight to go through to a

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Star-studded turnout at the MT13 Prep School Conference

Posted on October 3, 2017Tags: , ,

 

Twelve girls from the Lower 4 enjoyed a fantastic experience at the MT13 Prep Schools Conference at Millfield School on Monday 25 September. Joined by numerous other schools stretching many counties, this was an opportunity to enjoy some of the finest hockey coaching available. They received invaluable tuition from, amongst many others, Olympic Gold Medallists

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Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

Posted on October 3, 2017Tags: ,

 

On Thursday 28 September, the Upper 4s (Year 9) enjoyed their trip to the Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts in Bristol for the latest Grayson Perry exhibition. They returned full of information about the inner workings of his mind as conveyed through his works. The most popular of his exhibits turned out to be the

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National Championships here we come!

Posted on October 3, 2017Tags: ,

 

Our riders enjoyed a very successful day out at the NSEA Inter-Schools Arena Eventing qualifiers at Bicton on Sunday 1 October 2017 with two teams qualifying for the National Championships. Our Novice 90cm team took a fantastic second place in a hugely competitive class, squeezing Millfield out of qualification by just 0.3 penalty points. The

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Pre-Prep Harvest Festival

Posted on October 3, 2017Tags: ,

 

We enjoyed a wonderful Pre-Prep Harvest Festival on Thursday 28 September with every single girl in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 taking part in some beautiful singing, poetry and reading. The Reception class confidently performed the entertaining tale of ‘The Little Red Hen’, with Years 1 & 2 telling us all about all the

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