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Staff Receive Attachment Training

On Wednesday, 4 September, Lytchett Minster School's staff participated in a training day focussing on attachment, provided by Dorset Council and delivered by Kate Cairn Associates. The staff team was introduced to the basic mechanisms of the brain and how it grows, with a particular emphasis on how it reacts to stressful situations. Using creative examples and some very thought-provoking anecd...
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Former Lytchett Students in Cycle Challenge

On 26 August 2019, six former Lytchett students (or husbands of former Lytchett students), Joe Burkmar, Mike Coe, James Davies, Tim Hannibal, Rew Leonard and Lewis Whitehouse, embarked on a 600-mile bike ride from Poole to Jersey - the "long way round". The ride is taking them from Poole to Folkestone, across the Channel and on to St Malo, then across to Jersey, finishing with a lap of the island....
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Lytchett Students’ Prize-Winning Designs

Students from Lytchett Minster School were recipients of the prestigious Dorset ASSET and Valter prizes this year. In a presentation ceremony on Tuesday, 27 August, prize trust chairman Peter Taylor awarded Samuel Lightfoot, Amelia Axford, Eleanor Hind and Rhiannon Weaver with their respective prizes, and presented the Cockbaine Shield to the Headmaster, Andrew Mead, in recognition of the school's...
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Year 10 Golfer Wins for England

A quartet of female golfers, comprising Lytchett Minster School's Year 10 student Louise Burke, along with Lydia Cryer, Lottie Woad and Rachel Gourley, dominated the singles play against Switzerland to emerge victorious from their under-16 international match on Friday, 23 August. The Swiss took an early lead but some regrouping during the lunch break led to the English girls storming ahead, wi...
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Record-Breaking GCSE Results

Lytchett Minster School is celebrating another set of record-breaking GCSE results.  76% of our 225 Year 11 students achieved a standard pass (grades 9 to 4) and 44% achieved a strong pass (grades 9 to 5) in both English and Mathematics. A grade 4 pass was achieved by 84% of students in English, 81% in Mathematics and a grade 5 pass was achieved by 69% of students in English.  Headmaster Andrew Me...
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Outstanding A Level Results

Lytchett Minster School is once again celebrating some outstanding A level and BTEC level 3 results. The overall A level pass rate this year was 99%, with 78% of exams graded A*-C and 48% graded A*-B. Two students from Lytchett gained places at Oxford University this year; Alice Ashmeade (A*AA) to read Economics and Management, and James Albin (AAA) to read Theology; a third student, Georgia...
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DofE Gold Achievement

Many congratulations to Sixth Formers Brooke Bennetton, Abbie Brockway, Rebecca Kenny and Lydia Paine on the successful completion of their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award expedition. The four-day unaided trek across Dartmoor started on Saturday, 20 July, finishing on the afternoon of Tuesday, 23 July. The school's DofE staff teamed up with DofE Dorset to offer the prestigous gold award for the ...
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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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