STEM Success 1


We sent two teams to the EDF Hinkley Point C STEM Challenge. 12 teams attended this event held at Cranbrook Education Campus, to design, build and “road test” a robot. Clyst Vale 1 Team (Joe, Eve, India, Ben) engineered an ambitious robot, which was upset by ambient light conditions and so unable to perform at its best, but Clyst Vale […]

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STEM Success 2


Our Year 8 team comprising Frankie, Fraser, Ted, Saffie, Maddie and Stan competed against nine local schools in an engineering and programming event using Lego robots, sponsored by Arconic. Although the team did not win the overall trophy, they did us proud by winning the award for demonstrating the best teamwork. This is a great example of STEM in schools: […]

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Devon County Badminton Finals


Badminton A very well done to the boys and girls from Clyst Vale Academy who travelled to Paignton for the County Badminton Finals on Wednesday.  Four teams attended, two sets of boys from across Key Stage 3, one set of girls from Key Stage 3 and a team of boys from Key Stage 4.  The younger boys played 7 matches […]

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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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First Class Honours Degree for Former Clyst Vale Student


Former Sixth Form student Grace Glover has been awarded a First Class Honours degree from Plymouth Marjon University. Her graduation was on Thursday 25th October. Grace studied History, English and Mathematics at A level before attending university studying for a Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (Mathematics) with QTS. She achieved two qualifications – a ‘First Class Honours’ in the degree, […]

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