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Rain holds off for a fantastic Pre-Prep Sports Day

Posted on June 8, 2017Tags: , ,

 

The Pre-Prep enjoyed a most entertaining Sports Day on Wednesday 7 June 2017 and it was wonderful to welcome so many parents to the School to support their daughters over a cream tea and a refreshing glass of Pimms. From the Turtle Egg & Spoon Race and the Rubber Duck Race right through to the

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Robotics teams scoops UK’s only trophy at Open European Championships

Posted on June 8, 2017Tags:

 

The Maynard robotics team of Kitty Guinness, Bella Brent, Anna Harries, Miri Cooper Wedge and Anya Hitt (all Year 9) scooped the UK’s only trophy at the FIRST LEGO League Open European Championship in Aarhus, Denmark on 27-28 May 2017. This is an excellent achievement given ours was the only all-girls team from Europe (and

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Votes are in for the Mock Elections

Posted on June 8, 2017Tags:

 

We held our Mock Elections on Wednesday 7 June 2017 and it was excellent to see so many of our students taking such an avid interest in today’s politics – 87% of our Senior School students voted! Our thanks to all the candidates for their inspiring and educational campaigns that enthused so many in our

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Xtreme Adventure weekend enjoyed by the Lower 4

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags:

 

The Lower 4 year group (Year 8) enjoyed a packed Xtreme Adventure weekend at Osmington Bay in Weymouth over 19-21 May 2017. Despite the inclement conditions, the whole group had a fantastic time abseiling, quad biking, fencing, zip wiring and honing their skills in archery. The highlight for many was the enormous giant swing, the

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Robotics Club heads to European finals in Denmark

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags: ,

 

Best of luck to the Maynard Robotics Club of Kitty Guinness, Anya Hitt, Bella Brent, Anna Harries and Miri Cooper Wedge (all Upper 4) who are off to Denmark on Thursday 25 May 2017 to take part in the FIRST Lego League European finals. The girls have been preparing very hard over the last few

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Sports Day season nearly upon us!

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags: ,

 

As excitement in the Pre-Prep builds for Sports Day on Wednesday 7 June 2017, the girls are eagerly rehearsing for what promises to be quite a summer highlight! Topping the programme in terms of entertainment must surely be the horse race and even Mrs Fabian seems to be taking this very seriously! For calendar note,

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Students selected for County netball squad

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags: ,

 

Huge congratulations to India Leetham and Betsy Board (both Upper 4/Year 9) who have been selected to join the Devon County Netball Academy following a full day’s worth of rigorous trials on Sunday 21 May 2017. This is an incredible achievement given the sheer standard of competition from girls across the county, all of whom

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Faye on flying form at the Devon County Show

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags:

 

Faye Hepburn (Lower 5) played a crucial role on the Devon British Showjumping team, when producing a faultless clear round at the County Show on Saturday 20 May 2017 to help take the team to an impressive victory in the inter-county competition. This was a very hot class involving numerous combinations who regularly compete at

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Women into Medicine Conference inspires Lower 5

Posted on May 22, 2017Tags:

 

A group of 14 Lower 5 students enjoyed a very informative trip to Bristol on Friday 19 May 2017 for the Women in Medicine Conference, organised by Redmaids’ High School. Our students enjoyed the varied programme and they found the talks giving advice on medical school applications particularly helpful. All the students could choose to

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