Post 16 subject videos – now online!

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Following on from our new video overview of Clyst Vale’s Post 16 provision, which we released last week… All of the short, subject-specific videos about further education options at Clyst Vale are now available.  Please click on the link below, and then the ‘Subject Videos’ tab.  Our subject specialists will talk you through what is involved when you study their subject […]

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Post 16 at Clyst Vale – video now online!

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As promised… in place of our Post 16 Open Evening, we have created a range of short videos about further education options at Clyst Vale. Click below to view the first of these, which gives prospective students a true flavour of sixth-form life at Clyst Vale, in general. The more subject-specific videos will follow very shortly.  Watch this space for further details… […]

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Post 16 at Clyst Vale – videos… coming soon!

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In place of our Post 16 Open Evening, where we had hoped to welcome you in person on Thursday 12th November, we will instead be releasing a range of short videos about further education options at Clyst Vale. These will give prospective students a true flavour of sixth-form life at Clyst Vale, both generally, and in relation to specific subject […]

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Results: parent consultation on Relationships and Sex Education


Nicola Bennet (Course 42 Lead) publishes here the results of the Parent Consultation that took place last year, regarding Relationships and Sex Education. All of the original information about the changes to the Curriculum can be found on the Course 42 pages, here: Course 42 Curriculum information I would like to thank all the parents that took the time to complete the […]

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Clyst Vale trials new face-masks for DCC

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Our Hearing Support Centre/ Sensory Support Hub team is taking part in Devon County Council’s trial of some specialist PPE – in this case, clear face masks. These masks are particularly valuable for staff working with hearing impaired students, who rely on using lip-reading as an integral method of communication. The plastic used is non-reflective, as the shiny plastic used […]

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A trio of success!

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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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Welcome back! Instructions for 1st day, and beyond…


All staff at Clyst Vale are really looking forward to welcoming students back into school on Monday, 7th September. Parents of Y7 students should have received emails from us, requesting that your child comes to the Sports Hall (just a little further along Station Road, in the direction of the Airport) between 8.50am-9.00am, to meet their tutor.  Drop-off between 8.40-8.50am is […]

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Covid-19 (Coronovirus) 18.03.20

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Daily Update 18th March 2020 Government Guidance  There has been no change since Monday 16th. If a student or one of his/her family has coronavirus symptoms, the family should self-isolate for 14 days. The specific guidance for schools and educational settings was significantly changed on 16th March; link below. Schools are expected to remain open, and to liaise […]

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“What are you fighting for?”

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On Sunday 16th February, seven of our Year 9 drama students made the Northcott Theatre their platform to give a performance of their own original drama piece. The students had been working towards this with Paignton-based ‘Doorstep Arts’, supported by the University of Exeter. Professional theatre artists from the company had visited Clyst Vale on two previous occasions, to workshop […]

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