School News

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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Natalie gains England selection

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

Congratulations to Natalie (Upper 4) our Under 14 Basketball captain who recently heard that she has been selected for the England Basketball Squad. We are so incredibly proud to have such talent in our midst and we wish her every luck for a successful, and thoroughly well-deserved, future at the top of her game.

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The Food & Nutrition room – a hub activity

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

The ever-popular Food & Nutrition room has been a hive of activity over recent weeks, playing host to the recent GCSE practical assessments (26 – 28 February 2019) and numerous other mouth-wateringly delicious culinary ventures. The Upper 5 girls kept incredible calm throughout their three hour assessments, holding their nerve to produce a three course

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Gymnastics Success

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

Many congratulations to our three gymnastics teams who competed in the British Schools Gymnastics Association South West Regional Competition on Sunday 3 March 2019, where they were competing in the Team Floor and Vault competition. The weeks and months of preparation paid off and the girls all performed superbly, doing themselves and their coaches proud.

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Mock Trial proves careers hit

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

Our legal eagles, as well as those from our neighbouring schools, thoroughly enjoyed the Mock Trial held here at school on Tuesday 26 February 2019. This was the conclusion to a series of interesting Law workshops run by an inspiring group of Exeter University Law students. It was a really fun evening, but also very

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Sixth Formers enjoy Berlin’s rich history

Posted on March 15, 2019

 

During the half term break, 23 Lower and Upper Sixth students took part in a History study trip to Berlin. We had an action-packed schedule and the students experienced in real life much of what they had learned about in the classroom.  One of the most memorable tours was that of the charming Cecilienhof in

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Law workshops a huge success

Posted on February 15, 2019

 

We have really enjoyed hosting the Exeter University Law students, who have run a series of three lunchtime workshops for students who are either interested in a career as a lawyer or just in finding out more about the laws of this country. The workshops have been both inspiring and educational. We have covered numerous

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