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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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Year 11 Prom

Below is a selection of photos from last week's fantastic Year 11 prom. Congratulations to all those students who have worked so hard and have now finished their GCSEs. Enjoy a well-deserved summer break; we look forward to celebrating further with you all on results day, and hope to see many of you return to Lytchett in the Sixth Form.
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Book Fair

We would like to thank Scholastic for providing bookcases full of exciting books for our recent book fair. There were hundreds of carefully-selected titles to inspire our students in Years 7 to 9, giving them the opportunity to find something which they will pick up and read. We would also like to thank the parents who supported this evening and we hope to add some new titles to our school libr...
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Lytchett Wins Schools’ Regatta 2019

On Friday, 14 June 2019, twelve students competed in the School Games Secondary School Sailing Regatta hosted by Rockley Watersports at Poole Park. The forecast was for strong winds but that didn't put off any of our keen sailors! The event was split into two fleets (Challenge and Gold) with sailors' individual results being totalled at the end of the day for a chance of winning the overall team t...
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School Games Sailing

On Tuesday, 11 June 2019, three students participated in the School Games "Can Do" event hosted by Rockley Watersports at Poole Park. The weather forecast was slightly off-putting but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the students or the Rockley staff! The day involved sailing and kayak sessions in the morning before a set of kayak races in the afternoon. The day was also supported by Decathlon w...
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Charlie’s Mighty Hike

Congratulations to Charlie Riches (Year 10, Portland house) who completed the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike on Saturday, 15 June to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Charlie, who was the youngest participant, completed the 26.6 mile hike from Weymouth to Corfe Castle in 10 hours and 11 minutes, placing him 235th out of the 2,217 people who took part. If you would like to support Charlie, y...
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Grimm Tales – Drama Competition

Congratulations to Purbeck house for winning the first ever inter-house drama competition! Their performance of The Three Snake Leaves by Phillip Pullman was unanimously awarded first prize by the four distinguished judges (including Jeanette Yorke, Chair of Governors). The first ever inter-house drama competition, held after school on Thursday, 6 June, was hailed a great success by the friends...
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Amanda Meredith

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mrs Amanda Meredith who, until last year, was a teacher of art and textiles at Lytchett Minster School. Amanda taught at the school for 24 years, retiring last year on the grounds of ill health. She was highly respected and loved by staff and students alike and will be greatly missed. She was a caring tutor and a very effective and successf...
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