School News

Lord Mayor’s Carol Service

Posted on December 7, 2016

 

Our entire Year 6, Upper 3 and Lower 4 year groups played an integral role at the Lord Mayor’s Carol Service held at the Cathedral on Monday 5 December 2016 with the girls all singing beautifully at this most festive of occasions. They were joined by the City of Exeter Railway Band and the Exeter

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Under 14 Hockey and Netball teams – Double County Champions!

Posted on November 30, 2016

 

Not only are we the Under 14 Devon hockey champions, but we are now also the Devon Netball champions for this age range courtesy of a fantastic victory at the County Championships on Thursday 24 November. The team was invincible in all four of their pool matches against Sidmouth, Pilton, Teign and Ivybridge, accruing a

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Gifted and Talented Coding day

Posted on November 30, 2016

 

We welcomed Gifted and Talented students from St Leonard’s, Ide and Bickleigh Primary Schools for an afternoon of coding on Tuesday 29 November. Under the supervision of Mrs Burt, Head of Computing, together with a team of experts from PS-Stem, our guests learned about some key concepts of Computer Science using Kano. Kano is a

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European Silver and Bronze for the Charity sisters

Posted on November 30, 2016

 

Sisters, Natalie (Upper 3) and Nicky (Upper 4) Charity have scooped Silver and Bronze respectively at the recent Junior Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championships in Wolverhampton on Sunday 20 November. This is an incredible achievement given the competition attracted 600 children representing 17 different countries, all performing to an extremely high level. Here at School, we

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A shining example of a stellar student

Posted on November 30, 2016

 

Our Year 11 student, Jessica Carr, has recently completed her training at the Norman Lockyer Observatory, a centre for amateur astronomy, meteorology and radio astronomy based in Sidmouth. This experience involved demonstrating her competence in the use of the controls and also giving presentations to the public. As her supervisor, Mac Currie, explains: “Jess now

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Wind in the Willows hailed a huge hit!

Posted on November 30, 2016

 

The Middle School performances of the ‘Wind in the Willows’ were a great hit and our congratulations to all the Year 7 and 8 girls for making the show such a success. It was an honour to welcome 100 students from West Hill Primary and St. Leonard’s to the matinee performance on Thursday 24 November

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Autumn Discovery Morning hailed a huge success

Posted on November 21, 2016

 

On Saturday 19 November we welcomed nearly 60 children to our ever-popular Discovery Morning and the theme was distinctly autumnal. The Main School Hall was bedecked in wildlife from squirrels and hedgehogs right through to beautiful rusty-coloured foliage.

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Busy sporting week culminates in multiple golds for Flo Evans

Posted on November 21, 2016

 

The Maynard has enjoyed yet another successful week on the sports pitch culminating with star gymnast, Flo Evans (Lower 4) scooping five golds at the Devon team and Individual Level 2 competition. In this, her last competition for 2016, not only did Flo’s team hit the top spot but she was also awarded gold for

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Autumn Concert nearly blows the roof off!

Posted on November 21, 2016

 

It is a miracle that the roof on the Gym is still in place after the rousing Autumn Concert on Thursday 17 November 2016! With 97 girls involved, there was a packed auditorium and everyone was treated to a truly memorable evening of music. Altogether, twelve of the School’s ensembles performed featuring orchestras, choirs, bands

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