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Category: Form V

Collagraph printing in Form V 

24th February 22

This form of printing is made by creating a collage, on mount board, from torn and cut out different textured papers, including wallpaper.  The board, now called a plate, is then sealed with varnish, and inked up using printing inks.  Using slightly dampened paper, the print is then passed through a printing press to reveal…

Swimming Success

30th November 21

We were delighted to have 4 swimmers who won through the District stages at the ISA London North Gala to swim at the Olympic Pool in Stratford. Our Form V swimmer came second in 50m freestyle and a bronze in the Year 5 relay final.

Poetry Recital Competition

15th October 21

The 2021 Poetry Recital Competition revealed award-winning performers in our midst and a wealth of poetry. The KS2 finalists rose to the occasion and gave emotional, humourous and thought-provoking recitals to an audience of over fifty children. Congratulations to the overall winner in Form IV whose moving poem and well-rehearsed performance greatly impressed the judges.

October Half Term Mini Reading Challenge

14th October 21

Forms V and VI are ready to complete all these mini reading challenges over the half term break. Every completed form guarantees entry into the prize draw. We are really looking forward to seeing any photos of the completed tasks. Happy reading!

200 Books to Read Before You Leave St. Hilda’s

13th October 21

The new English display has prompted Forms V and VI to take up the challenge to read as many of the 200 featured books before they leave St. Hilda’s. How many have you already read? Are there any titles which you think should also be included? If so, please bring your book in to show…

Chess Club

11th October 21

Chess Club is always popular with the girls in Forms IV, V and VI. Those who already have some knowledge are enthusiastically teaching any newcomers to the game.

Outdoor Explorers

30th September 21

Forms IV and V had a wonderful afternoon at Hudnall Park. They used a range of senses to explore the forest and found many treasures. It was a lot of fun playing the different games and relying on our friends and different senses – especially in the Meet a Tree game.

Hazard Alley

22nd September 21

The girls in Forms IV and V spent a great morning this week at Hazard Alley – the Safety Centre in Milton Keynes – as part of their PSHCE lessons. They learnt about all sorts of hazards, how to recognise risks and how to deal with emergencies in the home, in town, on the road,…

Form V make saturated salt solutions!

10th September 21

Week One and Form V are already experimenting! We are beginning our unit of work on materials and are investigating how to separate components in mixtures and solutions. Today we began to make salt crystals using a saturated salt solution.

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