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Maths Challenge Success

Clayesmore’s Sixth Form mathematicians are celebrating success in the Senior Maths Challenge. This is an individual competition, run by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust, which is open to all students taking A-Level Maths in Years 12 and 13 in the UK. 

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The Field Mortar

At last weekend’s Remembrance services, the School recognised, as it always does, the sacrifices made by Old Clayesmorians in all wars. Central to this was the Field Mortar; a gift from the War Office to the School in 1919, in memory of the high proportion of OCs who gave their lives in WWI.

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Year 11 Gallery Trip to the National Museum Cardiff

Year 11 Artists discovered the extraordinarily diverse resident art collections at the National Museum Cardiff, as well as the ‘Bacon to Doig’ exhibition and David Hurn’s photographs from the ‘Swaps’ collection.

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Biking with the Best

Some Clayesmore Senior pupils and a handful of teachers recently received expert tuition from professional mountain biker Ben Deakin. At the end of the weekend course, they qualified for the Level 1 Mountain Bike Instructor Award, which allows them to instruct younger children.

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Shooting stars retain U19 County Netball Champions Crown

Clayesmore’s U19 Netballers are celebrating victory in the County Tournament, held on 8 November. This is the second year in a row that this squad have won the title and the third time in total, having also held the county title when they were in Year 9. 

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A Winter’s Tale

Year 7 pupil and avid writer Jennifer was selected the overall winner for Dorset in Country Child magazine’s short story competition with her chilling story ‘Winter’. You can read her story here before it’s published in the Country Child Winter 2017 issue, out later this month.

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