National award for F1 in Schools team from Exeter School

  • 20 April 2017

Exeter School F1 in Schools team was awarded a national prize by the Stig at Silverstone

CCF Award presented in memory of former pupil

  • 28 March 2017

The prestigious Jack Sadler Award was presented to Exeter School's Head of RAF Section in honour of the former pupil who was killed in Afghanistan

A service of thanksgiving - Exeter School's Founders' Day

  • 23 March 2017

Exeter School pupils, staff, parents and alumni gave thanks to their founders, from its origins in 1633.

Bestselling author inspires Exeter School pupils

  • 20 March 2017

Exeter School celebrated the Ides of March, the day Julius Caesar met his end, with a visit by bestselling author Ben Kane who discussed his passion for Roman times, equipped with a complete legionary’s equipment including chain mail and gladius.

22 families take part in Exeter School Choral Society

  • 09 March 2017

Twenty-two families are taking part in Exeter School’s Choral Society concert this year alongside nearly 100 pupils, former staff and alumni. The annual event is celebrating its 48th year and takes place on 16 March at 7.30pm in Exeter Cathedral.

Exeter School pupil elected for UK Youth Parliament

  • 23 February 2017

Lower Sixth Former Zachary Marsh has been elected Member of Youth Parliament for Exeter for the next two years. As part of his role Zachary will join UK Youth Parliament members in the House of Commons for debates on matters concerning young people.

Third time lucky for Exeter School equestrians

  • 22 February 2017

Three Exeter School teams have qualified for National Finals in Arena Eventing and Show Jumping plus an individual pupil qualified for the prestigious Arena Eventing Competition.

A Level syllabus comes to life via DNA and Gene Technology workshop

  • 09 February 2017

Upper Sixth biologists from Exeter School took part in a DNA and Gene Technology workshop run by team of bioscientists from Exeter University.

U14 shine in Devon Hockey Finals

  • 03 February 2017

Exeter School's U14 boys' hockey team win the Devon Final and look forward to the West Finals.

Exeter School team makes it into F1 in Schools Final

  • 03 February 2017

An Exeter School F1 in Schools team is in the hot-seat after winning three trophies in the Regional Final held at South Devon University Technical College. This is the second year the co-educational independent school has qualified for the Final.

Exeter School equestrian team through to National Finals

  • 24 January 2017

Exeter School equestrian team has secured its place in the National Finals at Hickstead. A team of four pupils from Exeter School came joint first in a National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) competition at Bicton Arena on Saturday 21 January.

Eight Oxbridge offers for Exeter School

  • 20 January 2017

Exeter School is pleased to complete this year’s Oxbridge admissions process with the announcement that 8 pupils have been offered places, 2 unconditionally. In the last six years, 35 pupils have received Oxbridge offers.

Musical highlight of the year

  • 18 December 2016

The sixteenth annual Exeter School Christmas Concert in aid of the National Trust took place in Exeter Cathedral, and as ever, was one of the musical highlights of the year.

Top Devon ranking in Parent Power

  • 28 November 2016

Exeter School features as number 73 in a list of the top 400 independent secondary schools in the 2016 edition of The Sunday Times Parent Power, maintaining its ranking as top school in Devon for the second year running.

Exeter School looks forward to National Trust concert

  • 11 November 2016

For many pupils, parents and National Trust supporters, the Exeter School Concert in aid of the National Trust in Exeter Cathedral is a favourite in the calendar. For the sixteenth year running, the concert showcases the school’s music making.

Exeter School raises over £3,000 for charity in under 7 weeks

  • 27 October 2016

Exeter School pupils, parents and staff have succeeded in raising over £3,000 for charity over the first half-term of the academic year on top of collections of food and household essentials.

Poets Harry Guest and Lawrence Sail join the Headmaster, Chairman of Governors, Librarian and pupils in a celebration of the School House Library

Celebrating Exeter School’s powerhouse of learning

  • 07 October 2016

Exeter School’s library celebrated its 10th anniversary with a poetry event to tie in with National Poetry Day and 400 years of Shakespeare. Celebrated author Kevin Crossley-Holland, declared Exeter School library as his favourite school library.

Over 200 interviews in one day

  • 07 October 2016

Over 100 Upper Sixth pupils at Exeter School took part in the annual Interview Scheme held at Gilbert Stephens and the RILD at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. 45 local professionals, including 7 alumni, conducted over 200 work style inte

Eight free places for children announced at Exeter School

  • 27 September 2016

Exeter School welcomed former pupil and BBC sports commentator Sara Orchard to Speech Day - a highlight of the evening was the announcement by the Chairman of Governors about the creation of eight free places for children from the local community

MP Ben Bradshaw speaks to Exeter School Medical Society

  • 23 September 2016

Ben Bradshaw MP spoke to a large crowd at the first Exeter School Medical Society meeting of the term.

Exeter School LEJOG aims high for charity

  • 14 September 2016

The Exeter School LEJOG team completed the daunting cross-country cycle over the summer holidays to raise money for The Children’s Society and the Janine Di-Vincenzo Foundation.

South Africa and Swaziland bound

  • 31 August 2016

24 rugby players, 18 netball and hockey players and 7 members of staff from Exeter School toured around South Africa and Swaziland, visiting some well-known places including Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Durban and Cape Town this summer.

Excellent GCSE results for Exeter School

  • 25 August 2016

Exeter School pupils, parents and staff are celebrating another year of consistently high GCSE results. 82% of all grades were A* or A and 49.8% of grades were A*. Seventy-two candidates scored 8 or more A*/A grades with 42 registering 10 or more A*.

Exeter School celebrates excellent A Level results

  • 18 August 2016

Exeter School pupils, parents and staff are celebrating a set of excellent A Level results. Thirty-four pupils scored three or more A* or A grades with 18% at A*. Over half of all grades were A* and A with 83% at A*, A and B.

Team building whatever the weather!

  • 27 June 2016

As part of the Lower Sixth post-exam programme at Exeter School, pupils spent an afternoon with team and leadership trainer Paul Mattin. Paul is a former Royal Marines officer who now works as the Director of Wilderness Solutions which offers team development days, motivational talks, expeditions and micro-adventures.

Exeter School pupils clown around

  • 25 May 2016

Year 10 pupils at Exeter School took part in an improvisation workshop delivered by professional actress and Webber Douglas graduate, Lucy Curtin.

Exeter School on a mission for charity

  • 19 May 2016

Exeter School pupils, parents, staff, friends and alumni plan to cycle 904.8 miles and 46,678 vertical feet over ten days to raise money for the Children's Society and The Janine Di-Vincenzo Foundation.

Exeter School artists learn about the Shroud of the Somme

  • 19 May 2016

Pupils at Exeter School were given the opportunity to discover more about a public art project in aid of the Exeter Foundation and military charities which will see 19,240 figurines created to represent the soldiers killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Record number of medical offers for Exeter School

  • 06 May 2016

15 medical places have been awarded to Exeter School pupils.

Sisters head CCF sections at Exeter School

  • 04 May 2016

Exeter School is pleased to welcome Lower Sixth Former Jenny Herring into the role of Head of Navy Section who picks up the reins just as her sister, Upper Sixth Former Amanda Herring, steps down from her role as Head of Army Section.

WaterAid concert makes a splash!

  • 03 May 2016

Exeter School held its 15th annual charity concert in support of WaterAid.

Jack Sadler Award presented to two Heads of Section

  • 03 May 2016

Two Exeter School Combined Cadet Force (CCF) cadets have been awarded the Jack Sadler Award for outstanding contribution to the combined cadet force contingent (CCF).

Exeter School artists exhibit in charity exhibition

  • 13 April 2016

Artwork by pupils at Exeter School has been selected for a special project run by the charity SENSE, the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind.

Exeter School welcomes composer back to school

  • 08 March 2016

Exeter School was pleased to welcome back to school composer Paul Patterson to Choral Society after almost 50 years.

Exeter School taken for a ride!

  • 08 March 2016

Exeter School pupils were given the experience of a lifetime when two Sea Kings descended onto the playing fields and gave 80 CCF cadets a flight.

Exeter School accelerates into National Final

  • 03 March 2016

Exeter School's F1 in Schools team, Burning Rubber, has won a place in the National Final of the STEM competition.

Exeter School pupils selected for England Hockey Squad

  • 12 February 2016

Two Exeter School pupils are celebrating their selection on the England Hockey squads - six pupils have been selected in the past five years.

Success in British Biology Olympiad

  • 09 February 2016

Exeter School Biologists have been awarded two Golds, three Silver and five Bronze medals in the British Biology Olympiad.

Four Oxbridge offers for Exeter School

  • 23 January 2016

Four Exeter School pupils have been offered Oxbridge places - there have been 35 offers in the last six years.

Over £6,000 raised for charity in one term

  • 18 January 2016

Exeter School succeeded in raising over £6,000 for charity during the autumn term and was placed in the top 1% of donors on the JustGiving website.

A musical feast

  • 11 December 2015

The Christmas Concert in aid of the National Trust took place once again on Wednesday evening, heralding the start of the Christmas season in the magnificent surroundings of Exeter Cathedral.

Inaugural alumni art exhibition

  • 09 December 2015

Pupils, staff and guests have enjoyed seeing the inaugural Alumni Art Exhibition at Exeter School.  The exhibition celebrates the creative and innovative work of 18 past pupils in the field of Art and Design spanning the last 70 years. It encompasses both traditional and contemporary work from a variety of disciplines, including Photography, Fine Art, Architecture, Fashion, Sculpture and Illustration.

Top Devon ranking in Parent Power

  • 24 November 2015

Exeter School features as number 48 in a list of the top 424 independent secondary schools in the 2015 edition of The Sunday Times Parent Power.

An Old Exonian’s life story

  • 17 November 2015

An extraordinary book, Oft in Danger, about an extraordinary Old Exonian was published this September writes Exeter School Classics teacher Nick Keyes.

Big Draw is a big hit!

  • 13 November 2015

Exeter School's Art Department has been encouraging pupils and staff of all ages to transform the humble post-it note into a masterpiece for The Big Draw

Pupils exhibit alongside professional artists

  • 03 November 2015

Exeter School Art A Level pupil sells work at Doddiscombsleigh Art Show.

A taste of the working world

  • 16 October 2015

Exeter School Sixth Formers got a taste of the working world when they experienced two weekends of practice interviews with local and national professionals including alumni.

Exeter School pupil awarded coveted research placement

  • 15 October 2015

An Exeter School scientist spent one month on a Nuffield research placement at Exeter University gaining an insight into scientific research.

Chemistry Challenge success for Exeter School

  • 12 October 2015

Congratulations to Exeter School chemists for a bumper crop of awards in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge. Eleven Copper Awards and three Silvers Awards were given to the Lower Sixth pupils at the end of the summer term.

Charity Fundraising Day a success

  • 08 October 2015

Exeter School's Sixth Form Charity Committee has helped raise over£2,000 for local charity, Hospiscare, as well as the Karen Hill Tribes Trust run by alumnus Will Harnden.

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the UN

  • 07 October 2015

Five Exeter School artists are pleased to participate in a video montage on exhibition at Exeter Cathedral to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

Beautiful brains and amazing lasers

  • 04 October 2015

Exeter School was delighted to welcome Dr Natalie Garrett to Exeter School on 28 September to give two talks on her work as a Biophotonics researcher at the University of Exeter.

Vietnam expedition for Exeter School

  • 03 October 2015

 Exeter School pupils and staff combined community service with adventure on a four-week expedition to Vietnam over the summer

Exeter School welcomes new chaplain

  • 28 September 2015

Exeter School is pleased to welcome new chaplain Reverend Tom Carson, who was licensed officially in Chapel by The Bishop of Crediton, The Right Reverend Dame Sarah Mullally, on Saturday 19 September.

Record-breaking row across Atlantic

  • 27 September 2015

2009 Exeter School leaver Tom Rainey visited Exeter School this week to give a talk on his epic row of 3,800 miles unsupported across the North Atlantic Ocean to honour the memory of his father Luke, who died from a brain tumour and raise £250,000 for the Brain Tumour Charity.

Combining charity with sport

  • 27 September 2015

Exeter School Sixth Formers Tom and Will Counsell enjoyed a life changing experience in Swaziland, spending four weeks as rugby coaches working with the Swaziland-based charity SKRUM

Pupils exhibit at Doddiscombsleigh Show

  • 19 September 2015

Five Exeter School pupils are taking part in the Doddiscombsleigh Art Show this year.

Record breaking results for Exeter School

  • 24 August 2015

Exeter School pupils, parents and staff are celebrating a record year for A Level results with an overall pass rate of 100% for the twelfth year in a row.

Record GCSE results for Exeter School

  • 23 August 2015

Exeter School pupils, parents and staff are celebrating another round of consistently excellent GCSE results which have set a new record in excellence.

Exeter School pupils wins prestigious essay competition

  • 02 July 2015

An Exeter School pupil has won a highly prestigious essay competition run by the Institute of Physics.

Exeter School German GCSE pupils commended in competition

  • 20 May 2015

Five Exeter School pupils have been highly commended in a prestigious modern languages competition.

Exeter School Young Enterprise team wins Devon & Somerset competition

  • 20 May 2015

Exeter School's Young Enterprise team has won the Devon & Somerset round of the national YE competition.

New senior Army cadet named

  • 13 May 2015

Exeter School's senior Army cadet has relinquished the role to his successor as the exam season gets underway. Upper Sixth pupil and Army scholar, Warrant Officer 1 Angus Creer, said he was sad to see his four years in the CCF end.

Sixth Lifesaving Cup for Exeter School

  • 05 May 2015

Exeter School has been awarded the prestigious Royal Navy Cup by the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Devon Branch for the sixth time since 2006 and the second year in succession.

Top of the Class for Exeter School Linguists

  • 21 April 2015

Three Year 11 Exeter School pupils have taken first, third and fifth place individually in the weekly competition organised by the 'This is Language' website.

Nine Medical Offers for Exeter School

  • 21 April 2015

Nine Exeter School pupils have received medical offers at top universities across the country.

Former Exeter School Pupil Inspires for Careers Week

  • 13 March 2015

Exeter School was pleased to welcome back former pupil Jasper Westaway to take part in its inaugural Careers Week.

Exeter School pupil’s debut as composer at Choral Society Concert 2015

  • 02 March 2015

For the first time, Exeter School's Choral Society concert features the work of one its very own pupils.