School News

Olivia gains selection into pilot academy

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

Congratulations to Olivia Taylor in the Sixth Form who sailed through a rigorous three stage application process to gain a place on the Skyborne EASA Integrated ATPL training course to become a fully qualified airline pilot. Not only was she the only female to be selected but, at just 17-years old, she was the youngest

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Twelve ‘Go Gold’

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

Twelve of our top sportswomen joined forces with 400 other sporty females from across the country at the annual ‘Girls Go Gold Conference’ at the University of Bath on Thursday 12 September 2019. Pam Cookey, ex-England Netball captain, commonwealth medallist and successful engineer opened the conference with a speech about the importance of sport on

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Upper 3 go wild at Escot!

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

The Upper 3 had a wonderful time at Escot on their teambuilding day at the start of the Autumn Term. Mrs Rowley, Mrs Bean and Miss Hartopp, the Upper 3 tutor team, had a thoroughly great time with this lovely lot. The girls got lost in mazes, daringly threw themselves down the drop slide and

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Sixth Formers enjoy London Art Trip

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

The Sixth Form Art students enjoyed a busy day in London on Saturday 14 September, visiting the last day of the Cindy Sherman retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery before heading off to the BP Portrait exhibition to soak up inspiration and luxuriate in the variety and quality of the work on display.  After lunch, and having explored

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National swimming success for Emma

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

Huge congratulations to Emma in Lower 4 who competed in the Belgian National Swimming Championships during the summer holidays, gaining a silver medal in the 100m backstroke race for 12 year olds. This is a remarkable achievement at a top level competition and is richly deserved. Well done, Emma!

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Record breaking LAMDA results

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

The Drama Department are celebrating some remarkable LAMDA results with a 100% pass rate and 95% of the girls gaining Distinction – this is most rare and really hard to achieve, especially in the higher grades. A very big well done to all of the girls and a special thank you to their teacher, Mrs

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Alumna completes 230-mile charity cycle ride

Posted on September 18, 2019

 

Old Maynardian, Ellie Ramsay, successfully completed her 230-mile charity bike ride from London to the Eiffel Tower in July, raising over £1250 for Breast Cancer Now. This is all the more remarkable given Ellie had not completed any cycling prior to the event and had only minutes before the start to learn how to use

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GCSE STUDENTS ON THEIR BRILLIANT RESULTS!

Posted on August 22, 2019

 

72.9% of all Maynard grades are 7-9 (versus the national average of 20.8%). Nearly one quarter of all results are awarded the highest grade 9 46.7% are Grade 8 or 9 This year saw a whole raft of high achieving students with some excellent results including a total of 10 students who gained eight or

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