School News

Through to the next round of the BBC’s 500 Words story competition

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

A record number of girls this year have made it through to the next round of BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words story competition and our congratulations to Hannah and Rose in Year 6, Evie and Hattie from Upper 3 and Lilly in Lower 4. Out of well over 100,000 entries only 5000 were selected through

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Another successful England selection for Ellie

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Congratulations to Ellie in Lower 4 (Year 8) who put up another of her consistently brilliant show jumping performances in March, again donning the English flag as part of the Youth Nations Cup team competing in the ‘Children on Horses’ class at an FEI international show in Belgium. Riding the ever-reliable My Lucky Day, Ellie

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Debut England performance for Natalie

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Natalie, one of our sporting superstars in Upper 4 (Year 9), launched her England Basketball career with her first ever national camp in Manchester during the Easter holidays. Following three gruelling days of training, she was selected in the top 15 (from 35) to play for the England Under 15 team in matches against the

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“Spice Girls” to storm the stage at Maynard’s Got Talent

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

The second ever Maynard’s Got Talent will take place on Thursday 4 April 2019, starting at 7pm in the Performing Arts Centre and we can look forward to another feast of excellent performances. This is a vital fundraiser, organised by the South African Sports Tour 2018 students, for the charity SOS Africa. The girls have

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Spring Performing Arts Concert spectacular

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

The Spring Performing Arts Concert on Thursday 21 March 2019 was another almighty success and a fantastic opportunity to sample the incredible talent that permeates our school.With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Holst’s The Planets and Earth Day fast approaching, the theme for this concert was

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Adventure inspiration from Anna McNuff

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

We were truly fortunate to host the incredible Anna McNuff, explorer extraordinaire, for a fascinating and inspirational talk about her intrepid adventures to date. As a former GB rower who made the bold decision to give it all up on the basis that it wasn’t for her (even though her parents were Olympians) and then

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Great Britain equestrian selection for Ellie

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

Congratulations to Ellie in Lower 4 (Year 8) who has been selected to represent Great Britain in the Children on Horses squad for the Youth Nations Cup being held in Opglabbeek, Belgium. This will be Ellie’s second outing wearing the Union Flag and we wish her the very best of luck! Here at The Maynard,

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Sponsored skip-a-thon raises huge amount for NSPCC

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

The Junior School and Pre-Prep have raised a staggering £1444.33 from their sponsored skip-a-thon and received a visit from Kerry, the NSPCC respresentative, on Thursday 21 March 2019 to pass on the charity’s enormous gratitude for the donation. Kerry explained to the girls that this will be enough to train a new member of staff who

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Junior School make pledges against plastic

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

The Junior School and Pre-Prep have raised a staggering £1444.33 from their sponsored skip-a-thon and received a visit from Kerry, the NSPCC respresentative, on Thursday 21 March 2019 to pass on the charity’s enormous gratitude for the donation. Kerry explained to the girls that this will be enough to train a new member of staff who

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