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Colytonian Gala Dinner - posted 22nd Jan

On Saturday 12 January 2019, the Cottrill Hall was transformed into a venue to host 119 guests for our first ever Gala Dinner. With the hall adorned with ostrich feathers, balloons, archive material, and the school’s new plans for expansion, as well as many fantastic 1920s guest outfits, everyone celebrated...

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The Old Colytonian Society Launch in London! - posted 20th Jul

It was a lovely sunny day in June 2018, when former headteachers Mr Fox, Mr Sindall, Mr Evans, Mrs Wainwright and current headteacher Mr Harris, travelled up to London to meet with former staff, students and current parents for the launch of the Old Colytonian Society. The Thames Pavilion in...

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Inspire Talks for All Students - posted 2nd May

We've had a busy term welcoming alumni, businesses and parents to the school to share their experiences with the students. Mark Richdon (OC 2009) shared his finance career path with the students, Dr Hill from the University of Exeter enthused students about an academic biosciences career, we had Holly Seddon...

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New News Article - posted 30th Mar

*In April 1887, *Mr McKaig was appointed as the new Master for the School. Colyton Grammar 1890s ** The Master took all boys from the Colyton Parish on payment of three guineas per boy. The Master devoted his time to providing a sound English and Commercial education of Latin, French and...

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New Drying Rack For Art Department - posted 30th Jan

We are extremely grateful to the Norman Family Trust and the Devon Educational Trust for funding the ‘large drying rack’. Within a few days of it being in the Art Department it is now half full with wonderful prints and pictures. drying rack Our Old Colytonian Society is essential to making...

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WW1 Memorial Concert - posted 30th Jan

On Saturday 1st April, St Andrews Church in Colyton was busy with alumni, friends and music students from Colyton Grammar School. The event remembered the men who fought in WW1 and lost their lives, particularly 11 past students and staff from the school. The programme was filled with string ensembles and...

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Remembering alumni from WW1 - posted 30th Jan

Chris Zealley and ESt 17.03.2017 150x150 Pictured: School visitor Chris Zealley and Emma Styles (Development Officer) stood next to the school’s war memorial. Colyton Grammar School welcomed Chris Zealley, the Nephew of the late Kenelm Zealley, to the school last week. Kenelm was a Colyton Grammar School boy from the late...

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Come Back And Inspire Talk with Tom Jessamine - posted 30th Jan

Class of 2010, Tom Jessamine started our new programme of alumni talks ‘Come Back and Inspire’. Tom grew up with a passion for sport, his most memorable studies at Colyton Grammar School where obviously his favourite subject, PE. He also enjoyed Biology where he told students that he enjoyed the...

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