Calne Girls launch tour fundraising bid with highly-acclaimed Devizes Choir

Fundraiser for Latvia TourIt’s going to be a busy first few days of the holiday for Tessa (MIV), Belinda and Lauren (both LV), as they embark on a fundraising bid to help launch their church choir’s tour to Latvia.

Thought-provoking Performance Poet visits school

Luke WrightOn 5th December, the English Department was delighted to welcome performance poet, Luke Wright, into school. He gave a highly entertaining, hour-long performance to the older girls and opened more than a few eyes as to what poetry in the 21st century can do.

St Mary's Calne welcomes the 'girl on the dancing horse', Charlotte Dujardin CBE

Charlotte Dujardin On the evening of Tuesday 5th December 2017, St Mary’s Calne was privileged to welcome British Elite Dressage Rider and Triple Olympic Gold Medalist, Charlotte Dujardin CBE, to the school.

Blind guiding session with Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire SightIn support of Wiltshire Sight’s 100th Anniversary – and a concert we are hosting with them in January - Lady Lansdowne joined seven members of the UVI to learn more about what it might be like to be blind and to train as sighted guides so that they can support our guests at our upcoming concert.

Debating Society competes in Mace competition

ESU Mace DebatingThe St Mary’s Debating Society were busy last Wednesday, 29th November, taking part in the English Speaking Union’s Mace debating competition.

Uplifting Confirmation Service

ConfirmationThe weekend of 2nd December was a very special one for many of us, as we partook in our Confirmation Service. It was a wonderful day where our families, friends, godparents, teachers and peers celebrated Confirmation with us.

Life as a Financial Planner

Warren ShuteOn Friday 1st December we were delighted to welcome Warren Shute from Lexington Wealth Management to speak to girls in the Fifth and Sixth Form about life as a Financial Planner.

Girls enjoy a Social with Radley

Social at RadleyOn the evening of 2nd December, the girls in Joyce Walters House set off to Radley College for a fun social.

Science Department gains prestigious Platinum Science Mark Award

Science Mark Award certWe are delighted to announce that the Science Department has been given the Platinum Science Mark Award!  St Mary's Calne is now one of an elite group of just ten schools in the country to be holders of the Platinum Science Mark, and the first independent school in the UK to achieve this accolade.

Fascinating visit to Dyson HQ

Dyson visitThis year Dyson opened their doors to their first cohort of 33 Engineering undergraduates at the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology in Malmesbury, and on 28th November we were given the unique opportunity of taking two students to the site to find out how this unique university experience is working out.

Environmental Economist gives an inspiring talk

Prof Finus LectureOn Tuesday 28th November, St Mary’s welcomed influential Environmental Economist Professor Michael Finus as part of the Sixth Form Lecture Programme to speak to staff, students and guests in a talk entitled Obstacles of a Successful Climate Agreement: Can We Avoid Disaster?