Last week saw the return of the annual St Cuthbert Mayne Careers Fair. We had nearly 800 students and parents through the doors! Exhibitors included Devon Fire Service, Police, Babcock, NHS, Armed Forces, Santander, Universities, FE Colleges, Kier and many more! The exhibitors were impressed by our students’ interest and eagerness to engage with them.
We had our annual service to celebrate our feast day on the 27th November. The day was a great success with some inspirational thoughts from The Bishop of Plymouth, Mark O’Toole and the Archdeacon of Totnes, Douglas Dettmer. We also welcomed other local clergy and special guests who enjoyed the service and some great performances
Last month Year 10 Art students enjoyed a busy day at the Eden Project in Cornwall. Currently exploring the theme of Natural Surfaces, the visit provided an excellent opportunity to gather first hand reference material. When l visited the Eden Project my first thought was WOW! We stood on a high platform looking into the
The STCM level 1 Handball competition for local primary schools was held at STCM last Thursday. Four schools competed-St Margaret’s, Priory, Queensway and St Marychurch, for a place in the next round’s level 2 competition. As Handball is a relatively new sport in the curriculum, all participating school were offered training prior to the event
Back in October St Cuthbert Mayne hosted an inset session for primary school teachers to develop their knowledge and understanding of the game of High 5 Netball. It was great to see teachers from St Margaret’s Academy, Homelands, Priory, Barton Hill Academy, St Marychurch, Roselands, Ilsham and Shiphay all present and enthusiastic to further their
The PTA hosted their first Curry & Quiz night of the year on Friday 20th November. The evening was once again a real success with a new record being set for teams entered. As always the evening kicked off with a delicious curry from our very own Master Chef Heidi, who was skilfully assisted by
A massive well done and thank you – Just under 60 shoeboxes going to underprivileged and poor children in other countries from St Cuthbert Mayne School Torquay ! Thank you so much for your support with the Shoebox Appeal. Some incredible boxes, messages and photos have been put inside the shoeboxes. Well done to all
A group of students from years 9 and 10 participated in a day of teamwork, leadership, Marine style physical training and problem solving on Friday 13th November. The students (who didn’t know each other that well) took part in a variety of exercises designed to test their ability to work together to solve logistical problems.
In true St Cuthbert Mayne tradition October was changed to Tintober this year. Each year students and staff donate tins of food for those in need. This year we set ourselves a target to collect 2015 tins throughout the month. We are absolutely delighted to have smashed the target with a total of 3355 tins
Remembrance day yesterday was another big event for us this year. A ceremony took place where a group of students placed a poppy on the REMEMBER artwork that was kindly carried out by Plandscape prior to this very important day. A 2 minute silence was held by all staff and students as we took time