School News

Top school: Social Media Performance of the Year

Posted on January 31, 2017

 

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, 2017

 

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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Equestrian success – two teams now qualified to defend Hickstead title

Posted on January 31, 2017

 

Well done to our equestrian team of Tatiana Wharton (Lower 5), Grace Williams (Lower 6), Kitty Guinness (Upper 4) and Ana Hepburn (Upper 4) who did so well at Bicton on Saturday 21 January 2017. They are now our second team to qualify for the National NSEA Eventer’s Challenge Championships to be held at Hickstead

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Upper 5 enjoy a fabulous trip to London

Posted on January 31, 2017

 

Our Upper 5 girls had a fantastic time on their recent cross-curricular trip to London, which came as a welcome respite after their mock exams earlier this term. Highlights included a trip to the Records & Rebels Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, watching Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre, a shopping trip to

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The Maynard celebrates success in the DfE’s Performance Tables 2017

Posted on January 20, 2017

 

The Department for Education (DfE) has published its Schools Performance Tables 2017  and we are extremely proud to have been ranked as the leading independent school in Devon in key areas. The DfE Performance Tables are based on A-level and GCSE results from 2016. We have also been placed as the best in the South

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Launching the Maynard Forest School

Posted on January 17, 2017

 

We are delighted to be launching our brand new Forest School with a five-week course open to all pre-school children aged three and four. This exciting new venture will be run by Emma Cook, our Head of Pre-Prep and a qualified Level 3 Forest School Leader. It will be situated on site here at The

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Calling all flautists from The Maynard and beyond!

Posted on January 17, 2017

 

We are delighted to be hosting a flute masterclass on Friday 27 January 2017 with Ian Clarke, the world famous player and composer. Ian’s compositions have been performed across five continents on stages ranging from London’s South Bank to the Glastonbury Rock Festival and have been featured in countless recitals including four consecutive BBC Young

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Gifted and Talented Coding success

Posted on January 17, 2017

 

We were delighted to host 24 visitors from Ide, Bickleigh and St Leonard’s Primary Schools for our second Gifted & Talented Coding Day on Monday 16 January 2017. All the girls had a fun morning, learning how to code with Python and investigating App technology under the watchful eye of Mrs Burt, the Head of

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Under 14 Devon Netball Champions reign supreme

Posted on January 17, 2017

 

The Under 14 Netball team continues to stamp its dominance on the courts with an excellent victory over Millfield School on Wednesday 11 January 2017. The entire team put on a faultless exhibition against a very strong opposition, to take the match with relative ease 33-25. “This is a class team,” said Mrs Wood, The

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