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.

Bhakivedanta Manor

Form V have been studying Hinduism as part of their RE curriculum.  To enhance their understanding of this religion we visited Bhaktivedanta Manor, a Hindu temple.  The girls learnt about the Hindu way of life, including; dressing up in traditional dress, observing daily worship and eating a vegetarian lunch prepared by the temple kitchen.  The …

Chocolate Workshop

Form III had a wonderful afternoon on Thursday making chocolate.  Pastry chef and Chocolatier, Philippa Diggle, spent the afternoon with the girls showing them how to temper chocolate and prepare it before putting it into a mould. The girls then made their own chocolate bars and decorated them.  A fantastic afternoon!  

Commonwealth Day

The School Council were invited to take part in the Commonwealth Day commemoration at the Town Hall.  Councillor Nicola Linacre, Mayor of Harpenden, read the Queen’s message and the commonwealth flag was then raised.  Afterwards, the girls took part in an act of remembrance for the centenary of World War I including a minute’s silence.  …

CD Weaving Art Installation

Some wonderful weavings are already starting to arrive in art – these from Miss O’Hare(who even went to the trouble of naming hers!)  and Mrs Wright also textiles club got busy on Wednesday afternoon! Please talk to me if you need an old CD and feel free to involve the whole family and be as …

Form IV Netball

On Thursday 9th March, Form IV had their first Netball match. They played away at the King’s School. They played really well but unfortunately they lost 5-2!