School News

Lower 4 enjoy Wellbeing and Mindfulness classes

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

As part of our Wellbeing and PSHE programme, the entire Lower 4 (Year 8) have been learning about mindfulness through a series of yoga classes this term in order to help them learn the necessary strategies to deal with the pressures and stresses of teenage life, especially during exam periods.  Furthermore, the sessions have really

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Bee-fantastic continues in the Pre-Prep

Posted on March 26, 2019

 

Following their numerous Bee Week activities the Pre-Prep girls received a lovely surprise in the post recently with confirmation of their very own adopted beehive, together with some delicious honey! The hive is located in the spring at the Perthshire fruit farms and is relocated in late summer each year to the higher moorlands where

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ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection 2019

Posted on March 20, 2019

 

We are delighted to have met every single standard with no action points to follow up on and no improvements necessary.  Following the Regulatory Compliance Inspection in February 2019 by the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI – the Ofsted equivalent for independent schools), we are delighted to have met every single standard set by the Department for Education

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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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