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Former Student’s Oscar Nominated Film

We are delighted to share news of a former student, Danielle Turkov, who studied A Level languages at Lytchett and was involved in several of the school's theatrical productions. After leaving Lytchett in 2005, Dani went on to major in Spanish and Hebrew at university in London. This led to a job in Barcelona, where she taught English and Dancing. Since then, she has worked as a translator for ...
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School Performance

Staff are delighted that the recently-published performance tables offer further evidence that Lytchett provides a great all-round education. The Progress 8 figure shows the progress made by students since they joined the school in Year 7. Lytchett's ranking in this respect is above average. The school's Sixth Form continues to thrive, showing a very healthy Value Added figure, again...
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Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteers are currently required for the Salisbury International Arts Festival - and young people are welcome to get involved! The festival runs from 22 May to 7 June but you don't need to be available for the whole event - you could volunteer for a day or even just a couple of hours. (The busiest days are likely to be Sunday, 24 May and Saturday, 30 May.) Tasks could include general stewardin...
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Sandwalk Charities Announced

After consulting with students, Student Voice has decided to support two smaller local charities this year via the school's annual Sandwalk. CLIC Sargent was selected once again as they continue to be involved with providing care for Lytchett students undergoing treatment for cancer. Dorset Mind Your Head was chosen as students feel that mental health is a major issue at the moment - one th...
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Years 10 and 12 Interviews

Over the past two days, students in Years 10 and 12 have taken part in mock interviews, helping them to prepare for their future in the world of work. Students have had to find an advertised vacancy and produce a covering letter and CV, both of which have been used as the basis for the job interviews carried out by governors and local employers. The experience has been appreciated by both si...
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Trees Planted

We are delighted to hear that fundraising efforts over the Christmas period, which included making donations to the Woodland Trust in lieu of giving Christmas cards, has created over 113 square metres of new native woodland in the UK, helping to remove over 4,500 kg of carbon dioxide. This is part of a wider environmental effort undertaken by the school, which includes initiatives from our clim...
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Year 10 Geography Fieldwork

Famous for going out in awful weather, earlier this week the geography department embarked on a Year 10 fieldwork trip to Portsmouth to carry out geographical investigations. (In actuality, the weather turned out to be kind!) Students had already identified, from secondary data, the areas of the city they wanted to study as they considered how and why the quality of life varies within a city. L...
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Students’ Communication Training

This week, Year 9 students will work with expert trainers from educational charity Talk the Talk, whose mission is to improve students' communications skills, helping them to make positive interaction in all life situations. Talk about Communication is an exciting and engaging masterclass in essential speaking and listening skills within a creative classroom environment, teaching students to ge...
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Oxbridge Students

Congratulations to Rose Painter and Joel Stobbart who have been offered places at Cambridge University, and to Edie Abrahams and Roza Bailey who have received offers of places at Oxford University.
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