Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway – Liam Haughey


On Sat 24th Feb Liam  attended Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway Presentation. Liam came first in Pairs and first in Individuals so he therefore won 2 cups. A ceremony was held in Birmingham for British Cycling which we unfortunately could not attend but Liam and 4 other riders were awarded 2017 British U12s Team Championships. Liam was mentioned in the Express […]

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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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Snowbound in Swanage


While the rest of Clyst Vale has been enjoying or coping with “snow days”, spare a thought for our Year 12 A-Level Geographers. On Wednesday they left for three days’ fieldwork on the Dorset Coast, based near Swanage, due back in time for the weekend. And then Storm Emma met the Beast from the East. While the group have managed […]

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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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4×4 Photos !


Congratulations again to our 4×4 team for their success in achieving second place in last month’s South-West Regional Finals, and best wishes for the National Finals at Jaguar Landrover HQ in March. This selection of photos demonstrate clearly that the 4×4 competition is much, much more demanding than driving a remote-controlled car around !! The team consists of Maddie Knight, […]

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100 Years of Women’s Suffrage


On 6th February 1918 the Representation of the People Act received the Royal Assent. Only women aged over 30 and property were allowed to vote but it was the first step towards all women in Britain being able to vote on equal terms with men. To mark the occasion the History Department, Miss Jenkins, Miss Matthews and Mrs Padden decided […]

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A huge well done to the boys and girls of the Clyst Vale Key Stages 3 and 4 badminton squads. Three teams qualified for the Devon School Finals in Paignton on Wednesday representing the best schools in the Exeter and District Partnership. The Key Stage 3 boys, led by Will Blum and Max Walker in singles, played with flair and […]

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