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Prize Giving

We were delighted to celebrate our students' successes at our annual prize giving ceremony, held on the beautiful terraced lawn outside the Manor house on Thursday, 18 July. Prizes were presented by Dorset Council's Executive Director for Children, Sarah Parker. Photos from the afternoon are below.
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Sports Day

This year's sports day, held on Tuesday, 16 July, was accompanied by a great festival atmosphere. All students competed fiercely across all events, battling for points on behalf of their houses. The deciding race was the relay, which resulted in Purbeck house being awarded the overall win. Staff commented on how fun the day was, as well as how well the event was organised; in this regard, speci...
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Art Exhibition and Concert

On the evening of Monday, 15 July, the artistic talents of Lytchett's students were showcased in a breathtaking art exhibition and musical concert. In the glorious early evening sunshine, the school orchestra performed "Carnival of the Animals" and supported an hilarious production of "Not in Front of the Waiter or Under the Aspidistra" in the beautiful setting of the Secret Garden, complete wi...
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DofE Silver Success

Congratulations to the four Year 12 teams that successfully completed their Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition during 12 - 14 July. The expedition involved three seven-hour days of hiking and two nights of camping in the New Forest. Luke Patten, our external DofE assessor said, “The students were a delight; always positive, good-humoured and great team players”. A big thank you to Mrs Popham a...
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Taiwanese Students Visit Lytchett

From 8 to 12 July, Lytchett hosted 23 students from Taiwan. They really enjoyed sitting in on their English partners' lessons. It was an interesting experience for both Lytchett and Taiwanese students; ours were particularly shocked to hear how long and intensive the school day is in Taiwanese schools!
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Trainee Teachers

Lytchett has always been delighted to help train new teachers as part of their SCITT (school-centred initial teacher training) and PGCE (post-graduate certificate in education) courses. We are pleased to share below some feedback from those who have completed their placements with us most recently. For more information, please see our teacher training page.
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Superb Sandwalk!

What a day! Sunshine and ice creams were the order of the day on Friday, 5 July, as over 1,100 students and staff completed the annual Sandwalk to raise money for Cancer Research UK and the The Ed Kent Trust. Resplendent in blue, the wave of Lytchett students walked from Shore Road to Bournemouth Pier, where they were entertained by cheerleading teams involved in the national finals! The return...
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PRE Students Attend Theology Lecture

On Friday, 24 May, a group of GCSE and A Level PRE students travelled to Canford School to listen to American philosopher and theologian Dr William Lane Craig deliver a lecture entitled "Three reasons God exists and why it matters". Dr Craig is one of the scholars included in our A Level specification, so students were keen to hear his views (and possibly get him to write an essay plan for them...
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