School News

Law workshops a huge success

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

We have really enjoyed hosting the Exeter University Law students, who have run a series of three lunchtime workshops for students who are either interested in a career as a lawyer or just in finding out more about the laws of this country. The workshops have been both inspiring and educational. We have covered numerous

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Busy time for our Sports Leaders

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

It’s a busy time of year for our Upper 5 Sports Leaders and, having spent the Autumn Term developing their leadership skills and behaviours, they are now practising their communication, organisation and motivation techniques whilst teaching Year 2 multi-games at St Leonard’s Primary School. This will culminate in hosting a sports festival here at the

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Wellbeing Information Evening proves a popular addition

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

We hosted our first Wellbeing Information Evening on Wednesday 13 February 2019 with really positive feedback from the Upper 3 Parents. As one parent stated, “It was a great evening and I think you are doing wonderful things with the girls.” The evening informed parents of the new Upper 3 PSHE tutor programme which incorporates

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More cracking netball results!

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

Well done to all our many teams who have been out sporting the Maynard blue (and pink) throughout the week beginning Monday 11 February 2019. The entire Year 5 played local rivals, Exeter Cathedral School, topping off some excellent play with equally fantastic results. The Under 10A won 6-3 whilst the Under 10B team posted

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Emma Declerck storms the Devon County Swimming Championships

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

Huge congratulations to Emma Declerck (Upper 3) who was super impressive at the recent Devon County Swimming Championships, scooping a total of six individual medals whilst also breaking her personal best in every race! She won silver in the 200m and 50m backstroke and four bronzes for the 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, the 100m breaststroke

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A-level students meet their Geography idol

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

Our Sixth Form Geographers were treated to a series of lectures with world renowned experts at the Plymouth University A-Level Geohazards Conference on Monday 4 February 2019. Amongst the speakers was Professor Iain Stewart, best known for his BBC series ‘Power of the Planet’ and ‘Rise of the Continents’ to name a few, who delivered

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Clothes Swap swamped

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

As ever, the girls continue to campaign to raise environmental awareness or fundraise for charity and the Eco Warriers’ Clothes Swap on Wednesday 6 February 2019 proved another fine example of how all our students support these endeavours so wholeheartedly. Piles and piles of clothes swamped the venue and queues of girls packed into the

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Youth STEMM Awards cake sale

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

The first of the girls to embark on the new Youth STEMM Award (based on a similar concept to the Duke of Edinburgh Award) fulfilled one of their course criteria by hosting a cake sale in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust during break time on Monday 4 February. They must have spent the entire

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Upper 4 take on the HeartStart Initiative

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

As a fully-fledged British Heart Foundation HeartStart School, we take great pride in teaching our students emergency life-saving skills such as recognising a heart attack or cardiac arrest, performing CPR, helping a choking person or dealing in serious bleeding.  Our own Mrs Thorne is a fully qualified HeartStart trainer and, as part of their tutorial

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