World Book Day 2017

Thursday March 2nd 2017 was this year’s World Book Day, and to celebrate 20 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone St Cuthbert Mayne School had a Harry Potter theme. There was a cake competition open to all year groups. Prizes were on offer for students who created the tastiest, most 

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Hairspray opens to rave reviews!

The school’s production of Hairspray started with a bang today with our first performance to local primary schools! The primary schools thoroughly enjoyed the performance and pupils were able to meet the cast afterwards. One pupil commented: “It was the best show I’ve ever seen!” One teacher from a primary school commented: “She sounded just 

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Energy Quest Science workshop – Tomorrow’s Engineers

Where would the human race be without engineers?  Today students started a journey to explore just that! We were joined by engineers from industry and the Energy Quest team to take part in a hands-on workshop and practical challenge designed to inspire future engineers and help students apply their science knowledge in ‘real-life situations’. We 

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St Cuthbert Mayne School brings innovation into the classroom and mobilises learning pioneers

St Cuthbert Mayne School in Torquay recently welcomed Year 5 students from St Marychurch Primary  School for an immersive virtual reality learning adventure, so they could gain a deeper understanding of the world beyond the classroom and the evolving educational landscape. Google Expeditions Associate Jacinth Fisher, a St Cuthbert Mayne alumnus, ensured her former secondary 

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Mascot Mania

Year 7’s second inter-form competition of the summer took the form of a Junk Mascot Competition. Pupils were tasked to design, build and present a mascot that represented their tutor group using nothing but recyclable materials. These were used at sports day.  2 weeks was the allocated time and every tutor group excelled themselves. We 

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Primary Schools Maths Challenge

St Cuthbert Mayne School hosted teams of primary school students from Years 4 & 5 on Thursday, who came in to do some challenging maths in a fun competition. Ten of the best mathematicians in years 8 & 9 helped out with clues to solve the problems so that no-one got too stuck! We are 

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Carnegie Shadowing Event

A group of Year 9 students represented our school at the School’s Library/CILIP annual Carnegie Shadowing event held at The Spires Academy on the 16th of June 2016. There were 8 schools present from Devon and Torbay and each group had to deliver a presentation on one of this year’s short listed books. Our group 

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James Dyson Challenge

A year 9 class recently took part in the James Dyson Engineering challenge with Mrs Ford as part of a science lesson. The challenge box contained a full Dyson cleaner with various other articles enabling students to really understand the importance of engineering and design from a scientific point of view. Students had great fun 

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