A trio of success!

Joe N, Tom P & Robbie P - awards

On Monday, we were delighted to welcome back to Clyst Vale three exceptional former students, who popped in to belatedly receive awards that they had won whilst in Y13 (2019-2020). Our returning prize-winners were: Tom Palmer, who collected the Pope’s Challice award for outstanding achievement in the Performing Arts. Joe Nisbet and Robbie Palmer, who both collected a Principal’s Special […]

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It’s Madness… it’s ‘Our House’ this week!

Our House CVCC 2020  whole gang 80s

**Wednesday 12th– Saturday 15th February 2020** The cast have had a fantastic time this past two weeks, rehearsing at the Barnfield, performing in Princesshay and entertaining the whole of Year 7 and 8 with the show’s title song in assemblies. Please come along and support our talented cast, band and crew – who are working their socks off to bring you […]

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A Great Way to End the Year, No 2


Many parents commented that last night’s Carol Service was the best ever, and they have certainly come a long way in ten years. Clearly, the purpose of a Carol Service is to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but that purpose is fulfilled much more meaningfully with high quality readings and musical items.   We have some superb musicians, especially in […]

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‘Local Singing Community’ Music Event


      We were delighted to host our Local Learning Community’s Music Evening on 10 July. Pupils from Whimple, Clyst St Mary, Rockbeare and Broadclyst all performed a variety of songs to a packed house of admiring parents. Clyst Vale provided some members of our ‘Glee Club’, performing versions of “My Mamma Said” and “Hallelujah”, as well as the […]

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Gigging It Alfresco


“Gigging it Alfresco” is fast becoming an annual Clyst Vale ‘must see’ event.  It’s an outdoor music event staged in our amphitheatre, which is organised and performed by our Sixth Form BTec Performance students.  Some of the songs were brilliant, some were better described as “brave”, some were original, some were covers, and the tuning-up, changes between numbers, introductions and banter between […]

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Inspirational…on a different level


Last week’s four productions of Les Misérables (School Edition) were outstanding, and earned massive amounts of praise from those fortunate enough to attend. The show was sold out on three nights, and received a standing ovation on all four.   The principal performers rose marvellously to the challenge of their demanding roles, while the lesser roles and chorus members acted […]

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Carol Service


A big thank you to all those who contributed to a very successful Carol Service on Thursday night.   Merry Christmas to one and all. MUSIC: Amazing Grace Anton Stephan MUSIC: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (W A Mozart) Ellie Davis, Megan Stagg, Sam Palmer READING: The Angel Gabriel Talks to Mary Alice Purdy MUSIC:   Winter Wonderland  Louise Brown, Eleanor Barrowcliffe, Chloe Betts,                                   Abi Bardot, […]

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