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Year 5 Taster Day 2018

06/07/2018

 

Dear Parents/Guardians

 

As per the original calendar, on Friday 6th July we will be holding a Year 5 Taster Day at Devizes School when pupils from our feeder primary schools will be attending for an introduction to secondary school life.  Students in Year 10 will also be experiencing a Sixth Form Taster Day alongside Year 12s who will be working on their personal statements.  Students in Years 10 and 12 are already aware of the activities on these days and more information will be issued nearer the time.

On this day, students in Years 7, 8 and 9... read more


Sports Team Photos 2018 IMPORTANT INFORMATION

20/06/2018

 

Sports Team photos will be taken on Friday 22nd June from Periods 1 to 4.

 

Students must go to their lessons first, register and then go to the PE area and get changed into their PE kit.

 They will be sent back to lessons as soon as the photographs have been taken.

 Team sheets can be found on the PE noticeboard.  Students need to look at the lists to check when they need to attend.

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Camp Xtra 2018 Summer Camp - Bookings Are Open!

15/06/2018

 

 

Camp Xtra dates for this year: Monday 13th to Fri 17th August 2018.

Open to Age 8 - 15 years.

Lots of courses available, come along for half or the whole day! http://campxtra.devizesschool.co.uk 

Kayaking, Cookery, Football, Musical Theatre, Beach Art, Photography...the list is endless. Sign up NOW!

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Collection of Summer 2018 Exam Results

12/06/2018

 

 

Thursday  16th August 2018

 

GCE  -  Y13     9:00 am -  From The 6th Form Study Room

 

Thursday 23rd  August 2018

 

GCSE Results 10:00am  - 11.30 am - From The Main Hall

 

If you wish another person (including family members) to collect your results on your behalf, you must give your written authorisation to the Exams Office before results day. You can email your authorisation to  exams@devizes.wilts.sch.uk

 

If you require your results to be posted you must provide the Exams Office with an A4 sized envelope, bearing the name and the address to which the results are to be posted, stamped to the value of a large... read more


Year 10 Alex's Swimming Success!

12/06/2018

 

Year 10 student Alex has had an absolutely stunning year when it comes to his love of swimming. At the age of just 15 he has already achieved so much as well as working hard to earn great school grades. Training is tough (7 days a week) which includes very early starts and lots of travelling to competitions and events. Supported hugely by his parents, Alex has travelled up and down the country for his sport.  As a school we are so proud, Alex is... read more


Camp Xtra 2018 - Book Your Place Now!

30/05/2018

 

Once again our Camp Xtra summer activities week will take place during the summer holidays. This year's week will run from Monday 13th August to Friday 17th. There are many different activities on offer, why not try kayaking or cookery? Do you love football or photography?  There is something for everyone.

For full details on courses available and how to book go to: www.campxtra.devizesschool.co.uk

This year parents can pay via Parent pay. If you have a child at Devizes School in Year 7 to 10 you... read more


Year 11 Revision During Half Term

25/05/2018

 

There are revision opportunities in school for Year 11 during the half term break, please take advantage of these Year 11!...
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Staff Social Bowls Event 2018

24/05/2018

 

Devizes School staff enjoyed a fantastic social event on a very sunny Tuesday evening at the Devizes Bowls Club. Around 45 members of staff competed against each other for the champions title!  This was the third year the Bowls Club have very kindly allowed us to use their bowling greens.  

A brilliant social event which ended with a fish and chip supper, who could ask for more?

Lots of photos available on our twitter page @DevizesSchool

Pictured Mr Andrew's winning team! Welll done to them.

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Goodbye Year 13 - Class of 2018

24/05/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Year 13 students leave us tomorrow for pastures new (universities mainly!). We managed to get a whole year group photo of them today, sadly due to the wet weather we couldn't do this outside.

Goodbye and good luck to all.

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Taekwondo Championships in Cardiff

21/05/2018

 

 

 

 

A huge well done to Year 7 Hattie who took part in the Welsh Taekwondo Championships in Cardiff yesterday. Hattie came 3rd in the individual sparring event and 1st in the 'tag' team event!

Pictured here with her lovely winner's cup and medal!  

Well done Hattie. 

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6th Form Prom 2018

21/05/2018

 

Devizes 6th Form celebrated on Friday evening as they said goodbye to their school days at a farewell prom.  All dressed to impress for the evening of celebration at Cleeve House, Seend, near Devizes.

Vice principal Sue Marshall said: "What a stunning year group of young adults these sixth form students are, we have been so lucky to have them as part of Devizes Sixth Form for the last two years. "They looked fantastic on Friday evening and have been incredibly hard working and superb ambassadors... read more


Fundraising by 6th Form Daniel for The Royal British Legion

16/05/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A huge well done to 6th Form student Daniel and his canoeing partner Reeve who have now raised £1400 for the Royal British Legion by taking part in the Devizes to Westminster Canoe race at Easter. 

They announced the total at a presentation of their race experience to the British Legion at a special evening held this week.

Dan, you are a credit to the school, well done!

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Medal Success at South West Regional Swimming Championships

10/05/2018

Devizes School teenager Alex Sharman swam his way to medals at the recent South West Swimming Championships held in Plymouth.  Alex, who is a member of Trowbridge ASC and trains at the University of Bath with Team Bath AS Performance Swimming team, qualified for seven events but opted to only compete in four of these.  He finished 13th in the 50m Backstroke but made the finals in the 50m, 100m and 200m Butterfly events.  In the 50m event Alex qualified in 10th place for the... read more


Camp Xtra is Recruiting!

07/05/2018

 

Assistant coach positions: Open to years 12 & 13 only. 
We have 5 paid roles available. 
We're looking for Sports / Drama / Science /IT / Art &Craft expertise. 
Please send your CV and letter of application to Paul Wickens Pwickens@devizes.wilts.sch.uk by Friday 18th May

We are also looking for volunteers: open to years 10/11 only. 
Sports / Drama / Science / IT / Art & Craft 
Please send a letter of application to Paul Wickens Pwickens@devizes.wilts.sch.uk by Friday 18th May 
Camp Xtra runs from August 13th -... read more


Football Victory for Year 7

04/05/2018

 

Having qualified for the Wiltshire County Cup the previous evening after a battling 2-0 winning performance against Wyvern College, the Devizes U12 football team faced Wootton Bassett at Stanley Park in the final of the County Cup.

Coming off a high from two weeks earlier where Devizes had beaten Kingdown School 4-2 after extra time in the Wiltshire League Cup Final, the team started in a confident and assertive style. The team were playing up the slight hill and into the wind but never looked troubled by... read more


Breakfast Club 2018

03/05/2018

 

Apologies but Breakfast club will only be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays until half term due to staff absence.

We will update you when we can on this.

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UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge

03/05/2018

 

Some of our year 11 and 10 students participated in this years Intermediate Maths Challenge.

The following students received a:                                       

Silver:

Connor A
Joe G
Alex S
Matthew W
Alex Z
Jack W
Owen E

Bronze:

Harry F
Connor N
Chelsey E
James N
Ben S
Farrell M
Isaac P
Maxim J
Samir N
Megan C

Connor A was the best in school and in Year 11. Joe G was the best... read more


Open House 2018

30/04/2018


Our third annual 'Open House' event was once again a huge success, we welcomed record breaking numbers of visitors to our school on Saturday. John Girvan once again led the way with his cellar tours which proved popular and were full to capacity all day. Everyone enjoyed being entertained by Mac's Theatre School in the afternoon who presented a showcase of songs from the musicals. Members of the theatre school and 'Mini Macs' ranged from age 5 to 17 and were outstanding!  Both performances... read more


Mid Wilts Schools Football Champions 2018

26/04/2018

 

 

They have only gone and won it! Mr Raymond and the Y7 team are the Mid Wilts Schools football Champions after beating Kingdown School in the playoff final! It was 2-2 at full time, we were losing 3-2 in extra time only to come back and snatch victory 4-3! Well done boys!

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2018 6th Form Prom

25/04/2018

 

 

 

Devizes 6th Form will hold their Annual Leavers' Prom on Friday 18th May at Cleeve House, Seend, Near Devizes. Tickets can be purchased in school from Vanessa in the office! Or alternatively speak to one of the 6th Form Committee.

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