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WW1 HISTORY TRIP - posted 18th May

Year 10 history students and their teachers set off across the English Channel in March, on a trip through England, France, and Belgium that lasted 10 hours.  After having dropped off our luggage we headed into the city centre of Ypres for our evening meal and walk. We enjoyed a guided tour of the streets leading...

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SILENT AUCTION - posted 10th May

The Parents’ Association has recently succeeded in raising £3345 from their online silent auction. With 35 lots ranging from a selection of home-baked chocolate brownies to £1500 worth of landscaped garden design, and from signed rugby boots to a woodworking course, the auction ran for two weeks with a mixture of donations from parents, individuals and companies. Several local firms...

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GARDEN AND FOOD FESTIVAL - posted 10th May

The Colyton Garden & Food Festival is an annual fund raising event organised and run by the Colyton Grammar School Parents’ Association. The Festival is a hugely popular local event and a great day out in East Devon. The Festival is held in the school grounds on Saturday 12 May from 10am - 4pm. All welcome...

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D&T STUDENTS OFF TO WISCOMBE HILL CLIMB - posted 10th May

  The Design and Technology department has been given 15 complimentary tickets - which are now on offer to students - to the Wiscombe Hill Climb at Wiscombe Park on Sunday 13 May 2018, courtesy of the Association of South Western Motor Clubs (ASWMC). The lucky students will also be given exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ access on the day, including opportunities...

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ENGINEERING CLUB SPONSORSHIP - posted 10th May

The Engineering Club has been the recipient of generous sponsorship by local firm Alexander Paul Kitchens, for the club’s project to restore a stationary engine. Matthew Yates of the Fenny Bridges-based kitchen design and instalment firm has donated a large quantity of solid oak timber to the school for the construction of the engine’s ‘wheeled trolley mount’. Students...

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F1 IN SCHOOLS - posted 10th Apr

F1 in schools is an international competition where students design, build and race a 20th scale, Formula 1 car and build a business around that challenge. Judges have nearly 1000 marks to award, in categories including; design and engineering, research and development, team identity, pit display, fastest car and sponsorship and marketing. We sent two teams to the...

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AUTHOR VISIT - posted 10th Apr

*Report from the website of author Holly Seddon[http://hollyseddon.com/], who is a former student:* On Friday 16 March 2018, I drove my hire car into the visitors’ car park at Colyton Grammar School and parked next to the classroom where – around 25 years earlier – my friends and I spent break times firing as many...

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GREASE THE MUSICAL - posted 23rd Feb

Congratulations to all of the sixth formers involved in the school production of Grease. It was a thoroughly enjoyable production and on a cold winter evening, its evocation of those sultry summer nights of 1950s America were particularly welcome. I know how much the audiences enjoyed themselves and this is testament to the professional polish of...

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SEVEN STRIPES MAGAZINE - posted 22nd Feb

Here is the Christmas edition of the student magazine, “Seven Stripes”. Apologies for the delay in getting this online, but we needed to wait for the new website to be ready before we could upload this edition. Some festive cheer works well all year round anyway! The Easter edition will be published in a few...

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COMPUTATIONAL THINKING CHALLENGE - posted 15th Feb

A student from Colyton Grammar School came first in computing challenge at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University Talented student Amelia P from Colyton Grammar School came first in her age group in a UK-wide computing competition – The UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – held at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford...

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