School News

Pitch perfect at the National Finals of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We are extremely proud of our Rocket Club team who qualified for the UK Youth Rocketry National Finals in Lincolnshire on Wednesday 8 May 2019 having designed, built and perfected their own rocket in their weekly after-school club. They acquitted themselves superbly although the inclement weather(hammering rain, low cloud cover and strong winds) meant that

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French trip a fabulous success

Posted on May 13, 2019

 

We were very proud to hear from Mme Smith that all of her Upper 3 and Lower 4 girls made the absolute most of their French trip to St Omer over the Bank Holiday weekend of 3-6 May 2019, taking every opportunity to practise their speaking skills whilst also being polite and great fun! In

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Everocean, the Young Enterprise success story

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Everocean, our brilliant Young Enterprise team, continues to ride the crest of a wave to secure an excellent second place and the overall YE prize for teamwork at the Devon County Finals on Wednesday 24 April 2019.  “The journey was long and arduous, but infinitely fulfilling and educational as well. Such great experiences have only

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Lift off in the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

After weeks of design and preparation, the Rocket Club girls gathered during the Easter holidays for the official launch of their device under the watchful eye of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKROC) official assessor. Selection of the venue was key and a suitably quiet Devon field was found away from the Exeter Airport flightpath

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The Great British Dance Off: A place in the finals at our first attempt

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

We were on flying form at the South West Regional Round of the Great British Dance Off in Bath on Tuesday 23 April 2019. Despite this being our inaugural entry into such a competition, the 28 girls from Upper 3 (Year 7) astounded the judges with a polished performance combining both horror, drama and some

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We are Warriors NOT Worriers

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

The entire Year Three in the Junior School particularly enjoyed their final Forest School session of the academic year which was themed to also combine their History topic. So they all dressed up as Celtic Warriors led by Queen Boudicca and had fun hiding from each other behind trees and in bushes, thinking of some clever ways to camouflage

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Through to the next round of the BBC’s 500 Words story competition

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

A record number of girls this year have made it through to the next round of BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words story competition and our congratulations to Hannah and Rose in Year 6, Evie and Hattie from Upper 3 and Lilly in Lower 4. Out of well over 100,000 entries only 5000 were selected through

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Another successful England selection for Ellie

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Congratulations to Ellie in Lower 4 (Year 8) who put up another of her consistently brilliant show jumping performances in March, again donning the English flag as part of the Youth Nations Cup team competing in the ‘Children on Horses’ class at an FEI international show in Belgium. Riding the ever-reliable My Lucky Day, Ellie

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Debut England performance for Natalie

Posted on April 30, 2019

 

Natalie, one of our sporting superstars in Upper 4 (Year 9), launched her England Basketball career with her first ever national camp in Manchester during the Easter holidays. Following three gruelling days of training, she was selected in the top 15 (from 35) to play for the England Under 15 team in matches against the

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