St Albans Abbey

Form IV enjoyed a fabulous outing to St Albans Abbey.  They had the opportunity to learn about the dissolution of the monasteries, a history of the Abbey as well as making their own brass rubbings.  The day was enjoyed by all and was made even better by the stunning weather and picnic in the park.

ISA Bedford Athletics

On Friday 21st May 2017, twenty athletes from Forms IV, V and VI competed in the ISA Regional Athletics Event. The girls sprinted 60, 75 or 80 metre, ran in the 4×100 metre relays, 600 metres, long jump, rounder’s ball throwing and shot put. All the track event athletes reached their finals and Sienna (Form …

Form VI STEM Challenges

Form VI have been taking part in a number of STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths) challenges this week outside in the sunshine. They had to think of a way to move a heavy block using rollers to reduce friction. There was lots of discussion, planning and team work involved. We decided it wasn’t as …

Form VI Visit Normandy

The Form VI girls have recently returned from a wonderful six-day trip to Normandy.  The weather was kind to us so we were able to walk across the bay to Mont St Michel, cycle up and down the Normandy lanes and enjoy many other outdoor activities, all in French.  We shopped at the local market, …

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 …

LAMDA EXAMINATION RESULTS:  FEBRUARY 2017

The results of these examinations have now been published.  Overall there were 13 Merits and 34 Distinctions awarded.   GROUP INTRODUCTORY STAGE ONE Group 1 – Isabella, Charlotte, Margot, Evie KX– Distinction. Group 2 – Chloe, Farrell, Charlotte, Imogen, Holly, Constance – Distinction. Group 3 – Bronwyn, Zara, Isabelle, Clara, Freya  – Distinction.   SPEAKING …

Staff Vs Form VI Netball

Staff V Form VI Netball Match: This exciting annual and highly competitive fixture took place this afternoon! Despite some very fiesty play by the girls, the staff retained their titles as champions! New additions to the staff team, Mrs Kendall and Mrs Such displayed their athletic prowess with some first class marking and footwork! Very …

A Trip Down Memory Lane

We were delighted to welcome three grandparents from Form VI today, who shared their reminiscences of the dark days of World War II.  Rationing stories including the uses of dried egg, dig for victory, sweets not available until 1953, together with the shared experience of air raids spent in shelters, under the up-turned settee or …

Windsor Castle

Form VI were fantastic ambassadors for St Hilda’s when they visited Her Majesty’s home at Windsor Castle.  After a detailed tour of St George’s Chapel, the girls enjoyed an audio tour of the State Apartments and found out about the restoration of the Castle after the fire 25 years ago.