School News

Making leather in Fashion & Textiles

Posted on December 17, 2018

 

As ever, the Fashion & Textiles room is a complete hive of creativity but never before has anyone attempted to make, yes make, their own leather! Bella Pallett (Upper 6), who will be one of the first to complete our new Fashion & Textiles A-level in the summer, has taken the coursework theme of ‘sustainability’

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Jiu Jitsu grading – belts awarded!

Posted on December 17, 2018

 

Congratulations to our Martial Arts girls who completed their Jiu Jitsu grading this week. The Junior Girls (comprising Years 4 to 6) successfully finished the syllabus to be awarded their Red White Jiu Jitsu belts, a step up from their red belts that they had already gained previously. Equally, our Cadets (Lower 4 to Upper

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A visit from the Bishop

Posted on December 17, 2018

 

We were delighted to welcome the Bishop of Exeter, the Right Reverend Robert Atwell, to The Maynard on Wednesday 5 December 2018. He spent a lesson with the Sixth Form Religious Studies students, explaining to them his role as bishop, which includes responsibility for over 600 churches throughout Devon. He then responded to questions from

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Another stunning Middle School Evening of Drama

Posted on December 17, 2018

 

The Middle School Evening of Drama on Wednesday 5 December 2018 was, as always, a great success. We were treated to a charming selection of Christmas choral poems and seasonally themed improvised drama in the first half which was followed by a well-crafted Lower 4 production of ‘ A Christmas Carol’ to really put us in

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Fabulous cross country results

Posted on December 17, 2018

 

Three of our students were successful in qualifying for the Exeter and East Devon Cross Country Championship which was held at Blundell’s on Wednesday 5 December 2018. Conditions were far from ideal with flowing rivers on the course and a good drenching from some persistent rain. Huge congratulations to Katie Harries (Upper 4) who finished

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New Health & Fitness Suite proves an almighty hit

Posted on December 11, 2018

 

Inductions from our professional personal trainer are ongoing but already a huge amount of Sixth Formers and staff are now fully qualified to make the most of our brand new Health and Fitness Suite. It has proven a hugely popular addition to the Maynard facilities and will also be used during timetabled PE lessons for

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In fine fettle for the Lord Mayor’s Carol Service

Posted on December 11, 2018

 

Our Middle School Choir were bestowed the honour, once again, of performing at the Lord Mayor’s Carol Service in the Cathedral on Monday 3 December 2018. Also featuring the Exeter Railway Band and the Exeter Police Choir, this is always a stunning start to the city’s festivities and our girls were certainly in fine voice

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Charitable spirit comes to the fore this Christmas

Posted on December 11, 2018

 

Our thanks to all the very many families who so generously supported the Christmas Shoebox Appeal! We are absolutely delighted to have broken all previous records with 190 boxes, filled to the brim with festive goodies, being donated to this incredibly worthwhile cause that brings a little much-needed cheer into impoverished Modolvan households at this

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