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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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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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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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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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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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Ski Trip Report

On a February afternoon, 32 students and four members of staff parked up in the school grounds with a vast amount of luggage - huge bags containing skis, boots, pillows, blankets - and, of course, a multitude of snacks. This was all in preparation for 25 hours on a coach to Courmayer in Italy. Mr Jeffs, ably assisted by Miss Collingwood, Mrs Ryall and Mr Douglas, performed a number of head-counts ...
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