School News

Discovery Morning – ‘A Celebration of the Oceans’

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

The School Hall looked resplendent, complete even with a real-life mermaid, for another of our ever-popular Discovery Mornings on Saturday 7 March 2019. We welcomed over 80 guests aged from Pre-Prep through to Year 6 for a host of sea-themed activities. The girls enjoyed an array of arts and crafts, Forest School and the added

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Storming success: The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

The three night run of the Senior School production of Brecht’s ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’ on 6-8 March 2019 has been hailed another almighty success for our thriving Drama Department.  The stark scenery, the intimate seating, the sound, lighting and costumes all perfectly reflected the ghastly war era and the sad story of Brecht’s ‘Grusha’, the

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Students unveil Civic Society’s blue plaque to honour Stephen Simpson

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

We marked a huge historical moment on Thursday 7 March 2019 with the official unveiling of the Exeter Civic Society’s blue plaque to honour the life and work of Stephen Simpson who lived in Tregear (housing the Art and Music Departments) from 1899-1912. This was particularly significant as three of his great, great grandchildren attend

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“Sparkling with promise” – award-winning author is one of our biggest fans!

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

We were delighted and thrilled to receive some superlative feedback from award-winning author, Claire Barker, following her recent visit to the Junior School on World Book Day. We couldn’t have written this ourselves! “As a children’s author with two series of books on the go, I visit many schools as part of my working life,

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Natalie gains England selection

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

Congratulations to Natalie (Upper 4) our Under 14 Basketball captain who recently heard that she has been selected for the England Basketball Squad. We are so incredibly proud to have such talent in our midst and we wish her every luck for a successful, and thoroughly well-deserved, future at the top of her game.

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The Food & Nutrition room – a hub activity

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

The ever-popular Food & Nutrition room has been a hive of activity over recent weeks, playing host to the recent GCSE practical assessments (26 – 28 February 2019) and numerous other mouth-wateringly delicious culinary ventures. The Upper 5 girls kept incredible calm throughout their three hour assessments, holding their nerve to produce a three course

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Gymnastics Success

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

Many congratulations to our three gymnastics teams who competed in the British Schools Gymnastics Association South West Regional Competition on Sunday 3 March 2019, where they were competing in the Team Floor and Vault competition. The weeks and months of preparation paid off and the girls all performed superbly, doing themselves and their coaches proud.

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