School News

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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Congratulations to the ‘Youth Speaks’ team

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

Congratulations to Claudia Eveling (Chairperson), Sofija Gelev (Vote of Thanks) and Hannah Clark (Main Speaker) who represented the Junior School at the Rotary Youth Speaks competition on Tuesday 29 January 2019. This event is crucial in encouraging public speaking for students in Year 6 and we were very proud to be the host venue this

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Year 6 have great fun at the Plymouth Aquarium

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

The Year 6 girls went on their much anticipated trip to Plymouth Aquarium on Monday 4 February 2019. After a fascinating tour of all the exhibits, including watching the starfish being fed, they carefully manipulated some very sharp scalpels and managed to dissect a squid. The girls thoroughly enjoyed removing the pen and actually writing

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Biz Whizz Careers Club welcomes VIP Guest!

Posted on January 30, 2019

 

Our huge thanks to Samantha de Reya, the Chief Superintendent of the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary, for delivering such a fascinating talk at our weekly Biz Whizz Careers Club on Friday 25 January 2019. We were truly honoured to welcome such an exclusive speaker and the session attracted a fabulous turn-out of over 35 girls,

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