The whole School community gathered outside to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. After the last post, performed by two of our brass players, a minutes silence was observed.
We were pleased to receive this report by one of our Governors, Gillian Thornton on her recent visit to St Hilda’s. Gillian was also a parent and a pupil at the School in former years. Gillian is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers and Travelwriters UK. Click here to read Gillian’s report
Form V had an afternoon of adventure making shelters as part of their new outdoor curriculum. The girls will be having plenty of fun over the next few weeks including fire lighting and cooking outside, linking their studies with Tudor life.
We were pleased to welcome one of our parents who gave a fascinating presentation on aviation and spoke to the girls of his experiences as a flight engineer and military career. The Senior Strings delighted us with their performance of Espana in assembly this morning. Our thanks to Mr Smith who added some castanet percussion …
A huge thank you to all our staff who braved the rain to take part in the Herts 10k this weekend.
In STEM club, we have been learning about bridges. Using K’NEX, we have engineered two different types of bridges so far this term: beam bridges and cable-stayed bridges (above). During our STEM club sessions on Thursday afternoons, we learn about STEM through doing. We have discovered that the strongest shape, especially when building, is a …
Forms III to VI had a fun evening watching ‘Honey I shrunk the kids’ whilst enjoying popcorn and other goodies with their friends, all expertly organised by the School Council. Thank you girls.
We were pleased to host a very successful secondary transfer event for parents on Wednesday. Thank you to all our exhibitors for attending. Our girls have a fantastic track record of achieving their first choice of secondary school and this is an important first step in making decisions on the right school.
Form V enjoyed a sun-filled walk across Harpenden to visit the Daylight Club in St John’s Church. The girls sang and played a variety of songs and solos which brought much enjoyment to their hosts, followed by some valuable social opportunities.