Y8 Student’s BMX Success


Year 8 student Bethy Lawrence has recently completed her first race of the season at the BMX South West Regional Round 1 in Llynfi, Wales. She rode her heart out all day taking 3rd place in her three Moto’s and then in the final she battled right to the finish line to take 2nd place. Bethy has been training nonstop […]

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World Book Day


Due to the snow day on World Book Day this year, Clyst Vale celebrated WBD this week instead. The female members of staff appear to be more literary than the male staff as we were treated to a display of female empowerment. Notable female book characters included Jane Eyre, Offred from the Handmaid’s Tale, Mary Poppins, Katniss Everdeen, the Woman […]

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Holocaust Memorial Event


On 1st February, three other students, Mrs Padden, Miss Matthews and I attended an eye-opening event at Exeter Cathedral. The event was to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and we had the privilege to hear Raphael Wallfisch and John York (a world-renowned cellist and pianist) perform a duo. Also, we heard the astonishing story of Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, an Auschwitz survivor. Anita […]

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Y11 BTEC Sport Visit to Sandy Park, Home of the Exeter Chiefs


On Friday 15 December, fourteen students visited Sandy Park to experience the facilities and working environment of a top class, professional sporting outfit, the Exeter Chiefs. The 2017 Aviva Premiership Champions provided an insight into the world of a professional athlete and the support staff who work around them. It was a fantastic afternoon for the students and provides a target […]

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