Harry Patch Day 2019


We had some wonderful artwork created for the Harry Patch Day competition 2019. The Exmouth Lifeboat station has kindly offered to take a group of our prize winners on a guided tour of the lifeboat station, and this will be arranged as soon as possible. The prize winners are Jasmine Daniels Year 12…..portrait of Harry Patch with poppies Michael Chick. […]

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D Day 75 years


On 6th June 2019 we decided to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D Day landings by remembering Mr Arthur Jorden. Mr Jorden had many links with Broadclyst. His uncle, Mr Newman, was the curator of Markers Cottage Broadclyst for a number of years. Mr Jordan was 18 years old on D Day. He was in the RAF and went […]

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Good News from a Former Student


George Peters, who left us in 2018, is to become an officer in the Royal Navy. George achieved good GCSE results and strong A levels in History and Politics. He also completed a very good extended project. The selection process is extremely rigorous, and took almost two years. On his final three day assessment George was the youngest candidate and […]

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Great War Nurses


As part of our Year 9 History course, students have been learning about medicine in the trenches in the First World War. The role of women is hugely important in this topic of course. Some of our Year 9 girls have been willing to dress up in the uniform of the time to look at the work done by these […]

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Remembrance Day 2018


The Clyst Vale students responded brilliantly to our 11th November commemorations. In the History Department we have created a wall of poppies. Tutors have helped by encouraging all students to find the name of someone killed in the 1914-1918 war and we now have hundreds of poppies on our wall, each one remembering someone who died in that terrible conflict. […]

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