Form V

Visiting Artist – Darcey Turner

Form V and VI spent the whole day with London based artist and inventor; Darcy Turner. We saw some of Darcy’s amazing inventions and then had the chance to use them to create our sculptures. Continuing with our work on figures in action, we used newspaper to create strong rolled sticks, we then joined them …

Daylight Club

Form V attended the Daylight Club on Wednesday afternoon.  The club has been running for over twenty years and provides weekly activities and interaction for adults in the district with learning difficulties. The girls had a great time entertaining the adults and carers before enjoying some refreshments and talking with club members.

Hazard Alley

Forms IV and V recently visited Hazard Alley at the Safety Centre in Milton Keynes to learn about risk awareness. We learnt about what to do in an emergency and how to deal with all sorts of hazards and risks at home and when out and about. The girls practised making a 999 call and …

Henry Moore Foundation

Today form V visited the Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green. We enjoyed an informative tour around the grounds and learned all about Henry Moore’s work and his inspiration. We visited his studios and saw many of his works from small maquettes in plaster of paris to huge castings in bronze. After lunch we spent some …

Life Drawing Class with Figurative Artist, Su Dean

We spent the afternoon working with Su on our ability to capture the human form. The girls took turns to be models whilst the rest of the class followed Su’s instructions on how best to begin to capture movement and pose. We worked very quickly at first using graphite. We then progressed to other mediums …

Peace Service

Form V walked to the Methodist Church to take part in our first community event of the year, the UNICEF Peace Service.  The girls sang a memorable version of ‘Man in the mirror’ and were a credit to St Hilda’s.  During the service, the schools present reflected on the troubled world in which we live …