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Bronze DofE Success

Following their encounter with Storm Hannah, five of our Bronze Duke of Edinburgh teams embarked upon their assessed expedition last weekend. Heading off to Cranborne Chase on Saturday, 11 May, the teams were dropped off at their respective start locations, ready to begin their journey. Walking for six hours during the day, the teams made their way across Cranborne Chase towards Sixpenney Handley,...
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Students Survive Storm Hannah!

On the evening of Friday 26 April, ten Bronze-level Duke of Edinburgh teams set off on the first proper test of their newly-acquired navigation skills. Starting at three different locations within Wareham Forest, the teams set off on a short hike to Buddens Scout camp, which was to be home for the night. All teams made good time and arrived at camp in good spirits despite the worsening conditions,...
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Excellent Performances at School Concert

Congratulations to all the students involved in the school concert held at the parish church in Lytchett Minster! The highlight of the evening was the performance by the senior choir (with full orchestral accompaniment) of Vivaldi’s Gloria, with solos by Taegan White, Rose Painter and Trinity Evans. The senior band performed Wagner’s rousing Grand March from his opera, Tannhäuser. There were al...
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School Emails

From 1 April, the school's In Touch email address has changed. This may have resulted in parents not receiving our communications. Please ensure that our new In Touch email address (8384035@capita-intouch.co.uk) is added to your list of approved senders Please check your spam/junk folder for any school emails you may have missed Please keep the school updated with your current email add...
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British Science Week

The national theme of this year's Science Week was "the journey". Students across Key Stage 3 were given the opportunity to take part in exciting activities based around this topic. Students in Year 7 experienced a lesson on mummification, considering the journey into the afterlife: this tied in with recent work they have carried out in history, studying ancient empires. After learning how the ...
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Science Roadshow

On Wednesday, 27 March six of our top Year 9 scientists, accompanied by their teacher Mel Ventham, visited Bere Regis Primary School to participate in an apprenticeship afternoon. The aim was to give students in Years 1 to 6 the opportunity to participate in some hands-on practical science, as well as to demonstrate how a sound understanding of science can lead to many different careers. Wh...
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Former Lytchett Student Aims for Olympics

Former Lytchett Minster School student Sam Whaley is currently aiming to be part of Great Britain's sailing squad at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. He will compete in the laser class trials at the end of March, with seven other competitors vying for the place at next year's Games. Sam won the RS Aero World Championship last year and has been training recently in Vilamoura, Portugal, and Florida. "...
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Inter-Schools’ Chess Tournament

On Monday, 18 March we were delighted to welcome Poole Grammar School for the fantastic semi-final of the Bournemouth and District Chess League Inter-Schools' tournament. Both teams played honourably in each of the three rounds that were played. Each game operated under a 30-minute time constraint, meaning players were under considerable pressure to find that perfect move. Under the tournament rul...
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