Mock Election Hustings with John Bentley School

Mock Election Hustings against John Bentley SchoolIn our third debate with The John Bentley School on 7th June, we chose a different format to the normal one of two adversarial teams debating a motion. Instead we opted to hold a mock hustings of the five national parties: Conservative, the Green Party, Labour, Liberal Democrats and UKIP.

Pupil is 'Highly Commended' in National German competition

Oxford German OlympiadCongratulations to Maia (LVI Form) who has been awarded 'Highly Commended' in the Years 12 and 13 'Dialect Essay' category of the Oxford German Olympiad, 2017.

Cardiff University - Personal Statement Workshop

Cardiff Uni LectureOn Wednesday 7th June, we welcomed Hannah Lawson from Cardiff University to talk to the LVI Form about Personal Statements.

Gold DofE Girls receive awards at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace DofEOn 24th May, our Gold Duke of Edinburgh students attended the Gold Award presentations at Buckingham Palace, hosted by the Patron, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Inspiring Theatre Trip to see Medea

Medea, Bristol Old VicOn Thursday 25th May, LVI classicists went to Bristol to see an all-female interpretation of Euripides’ Medea.

Beginning of Term Arrangements

Start of Term Each year group has its own specific arrangements for the start of the new school year. Please see below for the time you should bring your daughter back to school.

Prep School pupils enjoy assembly on 'The Science of Sound'

Mrs Ballard Science Presentation at St Margret'sOn the afternoon of 23rd May, Alexandra Ballard, Head of Science at St Mary's Calne, delivered a science assembly at St Margaret’s Preparatory School for all the children in Years 1-6. The assembly focused on two questions: ‘What is sound?’ and ‘How do humans make sounds?’.

Girls hone research skills in their Extended Project Qualifications

EPQOne of the things that we have been growing in the Sixth Form at St Mary’s Calne is the number of girls undertaking an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This is a fantastic opportunity for girls to research an area of personal interest that lies beyond the A Level specification.

Informative talk by James Gray

James Gray MP TalkOn Friday 19th May our local Conservative candidate for North Wiltshire, James Gray, came to school to talk to us and give us an insight into the upcoming general election.

Father and daughter raise funds for village pre-school

Tim Eliot-Cohen and daughter Flora Congratulations to Flora (LVI), her father Tim and friends who have completed a 50 mile sponsored walk along Britain’s oldest road - the Ridgeway between Streatley and Avebury. 

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