School News

All 25 complete gruelling Ten Tors challenge

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We are delighted that all 25 of our students who took part in the legendary Ten Tors Challenge over the weekend of 10 – 12 May 2019 successfully completed their various routes. Historically, The Maynard is a massive advocate of Ten Tors and this year was no exception with two teams embarking on the 35-mile

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Staggering summer concert

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

Congratulations to all those involved in the Summer Concert on Thursday 9 May 2019 for yet another sublime occasion showing off the most remarkable talent.This was a fantastically joyous musical celebration and a fitting finale for the large number of Upper 6 girls who have given so much to the school’s music-making.  With superb soloists,

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“As good as the West End” Showcase

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We enjoyed quite the most spectacular Gym and Dance Showcase on Wednesday 8 May 2019, when all the Pre-Prep and Junior School girls came together in an explosion of fun, colour and smiles. They have been working on their performances since February; in Dance classes with Mrs Fabian, Ballet lessons with Mrs Barlow and Gymnastics

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Pitch perfect at the National Finals of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We are extremely proud of our Rocket Club team who qualified for the UK Youth Rocketry National Finals in Lincolnshire on Wednesday 8 May 2019 having designed, built and perfected their own rocket in their weekly after-school club. They acquitted themselves superbly although the inclement weather(hammering rain, low cloud cover and strong winds) meant that

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French trip a fabulous success

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We were very proud to hear from Mme Smith that all of her Upper 3 and Lower 4 girls made the absolute most of their French trip to St Omer over the Bank Holiday weekend of 3-6 May 2019, taking every opportunity to practise their speaking skills whilst also being polite and great fun! In

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Everocean, the Young Enterprise success story

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Everocean, our brilliant Young Enterprise team, continues to ride the crest of a wave to secure an excellent second place and the overall YE prize for teamwork at the Devon County Finals on Wednesday 24 April 2019.  “The journey was long and arduous, but infinitely fulfilling and educational as well. Such great experiences have only

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Lift off in the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

After weeks of design and preparation, the Rocket Club girls gathered during the Easter holidays for the official launch of their device under the watchful eye of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKROC) official assessor. Selection of the venue was key and a suitably quiet Devon field was found away from the Exeter Airport flightpath

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The Great British Dance Off: A place in the finals at our first attempt

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

We were on flying form at the South West Regional Round of the Great British Dance Off in Bath on Tuesday 23 April 2019. Despite this being our inaugural entry into such a competition, the 28 girls from Upper 3 (Year 7) astounded the judges with a polished performance combining both horror, drama and some

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We are Warriors NOT Worriers

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

The entire Year Three in the Junior School particularly enjoyed their final Forest School session of the academic year which was themed to also combine their History topic. So they all dressed up as Celtic Warriors led by Queen Boudicca and had fun hiding from each other behind trees and in bushes, thinking of some clever ways to camouflage

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