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Category: Form VI

World Book Day

4th March 22

Form VI enjoyed a busy World Book Day!  We had a variety of characters join us in the morning including an Ompa Lumpa, Violet Beauregarde, Mary Poppins and Lady Mary!  We were first to be part of the dance workshop and worked collaboratively with Robin from West End in Schools to produce a dance based…

Form VI Netball Success

24th February 22

Our U11 Netball team took part in the London North ISA Championships on Wednesday 2nd February at Redbridge Sports Centre. There were 23 teams from different schools in the area competing in a 5 a-side tournament. After a long journey in the car to Ilford, the girls stepped out onto court and managed to draw…

Magistrates Day

7th February 22

As part of our PSHCE syllabus, the girls in Form VI took part in a Magistrates Day workshop run by two local magistrates from the Legal Eagles team last Friday.  The girls learnt all about the UK court system, crime and punishment, and the effects of crime on the victim.  Everyone took part in a…

The Solubility of Sugar

3rd February 22

In Form VI Science, we have been investigating how sugar dissolves. Each group chose their own variable: water colour, sugar type, water amount or water temperature. It was really interesting to see how solubility changed (or not!).

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.

Forest School

5th November 21

This week we attended Forest School.  We had a wonderful time even if it did rain!  We started off exploring the forest with a Scavenger Hunt.  We had to find a selection of items including something smooth, something rough, and something beautiful.  The pheasant feather we found really caught our eye.  Next, we took it…

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.

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