School News

Breaking news! We have been voted The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2020 Southwest Independent Secondary School of the Year A third major achievement for The Maynard this year

Posted on November 22, 2019

 

The Maynard School, Exeter is delighted to have been awarded the Sunday Times Schools Guide 2020 Southwest Independent Secondary School of the Year this morning. This prestigious award, being officially published in the 27th edition of Parent Power on Sunday 24 November, is triggered by our incredible A-level and GCSE results in the summer, but is also judged on

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Three more upcoming careers talks

Posted on November 22, 2019

 

We are looking forward to our next Biz Whizz careers talks taking place on Friday 29 November 2019. We have three incredibly talented and successful speakers booked covering the Armed Forces (with a particular focus on the RAF), the realm of opportunities within the entertainment industry (by Emmy Award winning film editor) and Artificial Intelligence,

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Under 18s qualify for the National Hockey Finals

Posted on November 20, 2019

 

Despite continuous sleet, snow and torrential rain at the recent Tier 4 U18 Hockey Finals held at Clifton College, our Under 18 Team played on undeterred to win all bar one of their six pool games to secure a place in the semi-finals. Faced with a very strong Wycliffe College, they continued their winning streak to take a

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Staff ‘fashion show’ raises £100s for Children in Need

Posted on November 20, 2019

 

Full credit to the Sixth Form for their inspired idea to put on ‘a fashion show with a twist’ to raise money for Children in Need on Friday 15 November 2019. Bradley Hall was packed with students, all coming to see how each staff member had been dressed by their tutor groups. To name but

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Discovery Morning another storming success

Posted on November 20, 2019

 

We had great fun welcoming over 80 prospective and current pupils to our ‘Enchanted Forest’ Discovery Morning on Saturday 16 November 2019. They all had a great time at the various activities which included cosying up around the fire at Forest School, baking delicious Christmas Tree themed patisseries in the Food & Nutrition department, deciphering

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Inspired by the larger-than-life Olympic gymnast, Craig Heap

Posted on November 15, 2019

 

Students across the school enjoyed some incredible presentations and a gymnastic workshop with former GB Olympic gymnast, Craig Heap. The Junior School and Pre-Prep were treated to a very entertaining assembly about the trials and tribulations of being a top-level athlete. Likewise, the Sixth Formers were reminded that hard work is key to everything and

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Tickets on Sale for the Autumn Concert

Posted on November 15, 2019

 

Tickets are now on sale for our Autumn Concert, being held on Thursday 21 November 2019 in the Performing Arts Centre from 7.30pm. This is always a truly colourful affair, showcasing our wide range of music ensembles and promises to be yet another fabulous night out! Tickets can be purchased from School Reception at £5

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Counting down to the Christmas Fair

Posted on November 15, 2019

 

This year’s Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 30 November, so please do come along and enjoy all the festivities on offer. With over 30 stalls, it’s a fabulous way to pick up gorgeous gifts that you won’t find on the High Street or internet. Doors will open at 10am and we look forward

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Swimming team off to the ESSA National Swimming Finals

Posted on November 15, 2019

 

Following their excellent performances at the recent Regional Finals, the Maynard swimming team has qualified in the top 30 (from approximately 300 schools nationally) for the National Finals at the Olympic Aquatic Centre on Saturday 16 November 2020. This is an excellent achievement and we wish Emma, Jess, Ella, Sofija and Isobel the very best

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