School News

Amelia Moody steams into the National Cross Country finals

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Our in-house running legend, Amelia Moody (Lower 5) lived up to all expectations on Saturday 3 February to secure her spot in the national finals following an outstanding performance at the South West Schools’ Cross Country Championships in Truro. As the saying goes: A cross-country runner’s life is never straight forward! Driving rain made for

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Tickets on sale for Beauty and the Beast

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Hurry fast! Tickets are selling like hot cakes for the upcoming School performance of Beauty and the Beast at the Cygnet Theatre (1-3 March 2017)! Friday evening’s show has already nearly sold out (just a few tickets remaining) but there is currently more availability for Wednesday and Thursday nights, although these will be in strong

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Great Fun at Harry Potter Day

Posted on February 8, 2017

 

We all had great fun celebrating Harry Potter Day on Thursday 2 February 2017 with over 20 different activities happening throughout the day. The girls in the Junior School looked amazing in their fancy dress, as did our ‘wizard’ members of staff! From quizzes to photo booths, anagrams, word searches and colouring sheets – this

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‘Parenting Teenagers’ Workshops return by popular demand

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Following such popular feedback from last year’s ‘Parenting Teenagers’ workshops, we are delighted to announce that, on Saturday 25 March 2017, Alicia Drummond will be returning to The Maynard for another session, open to all parents and their friends with Senior School-aged children. With scientists now saying that adolescence can begin at seven years old

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Gigi Hetherington to perform at the Royal College of Music

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Congratulations to the very talented Gigi Hetherington (Upper 5) whose wind quartet has been selected to perform at the Royal College of Music on Saturday 25 February at 5.30pm. Following auditions, this was the only ensemble chosen to take part in the prestigious Junior Department Chamber Music Concert and we wish Gigi and her fellows

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National Netball Finals here we come!

Posted on January 31, 2017Tags: ,

 

Our Under 14 Netball team sailed through the South West Regional Finals for the National Schools Competition to secure their place in the National Finals on Saturday 21 January. Despite the majority of the team nursing illnesses, they were giants on the courts winning against competitive sides like Millfield, Cheltenham Ladies College, Penair School and

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Top school: Social Media Performance of the Year

Posted on January 31, 2017Tags: ,

 

We are delighted to have been awarded the Social Media Performance of the Year (Independent School Category) and the Best YouTube Performance (Independent School Category) in the Edurank Awards 2017, up there with the likes of the University of Oxford who won the Performance of the Year in the University category! These awards recognise and

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Masterclass with the ‘rock star’ of the flute world!

Posted on January 31, 2017Tags:

 

On Friday 27 January, we were lucky enough to welcome world famous flute player and composer, Ian Clarke, who joined us for a fantastic masterclass with all our flautists. Ian worked with the girls on all kinds of different techniques and gave them some helpful methods of practice and interesting tips. He also worked with

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