Form VI

ISA Draw Your School Competition

Jennie – Form VI – Second place KS2 We were very excited to learn that Jennie’s beautiful pen and ink drawing of St Hilda’s won second place in the recent ‘Draw Your School’ Competition. Well done to Jennie!

Art Success at Ayot

Congratulations to a member of Form VI for taking the first prize in the Ayot St Lawrence Children’s Art competition at the weekend. The theme for the competition was ‘Summer Holidays’ and the pupil created a lovely piece or artwork incorporating painting and collage techniques. Our Form VI pupil was presented with her prize at …

Form VI Visit France

The girls in Form VI spent a wonderful week in Normandy having lots of fun and improving their French.  We visited the Mont St Michel, the Bayeux tapestry and a Goat farm, bought our lunch at a local market, enjoyed French food and took part in lots of outdoor activities.  Lots of memories to treasure …

Form VI Silk Paintings

We have been working on our collaborative silk painted panels in Art. In a cross curricular link with R.E. We have focused on Hindu Gods. The girls have made three large scale silk panels each depicting different elements from our theme. The panels will be framed and will appear around the school soon. They look …

Magistrates Day

The girls in Form VI enjoyed a very informative and entertaining morning when two local magistrates ran a workshop at school.  The girls learnt about how our justice system works, thought about the effects of crime on victims and took part in a mock trial.

Maths Problems? No problem for Form VI!

Form VI were posed the following problem: Explain how the thirteen pieces making up the regular hexagon shown in the diagram can be re-assembled to form three smaller regular hexagons congruent to each other. It took Sophe and Izzy less than 15 minutes to solve the problem – can you do the same? Their solutions …

Form VI trip to Maria’s!

To celebrate the hard work that Form VI girls have put in over the last academic year (and earlier) we went to Maria’s for a treat after swimming on Wednesday. Milkshakes and waffles all round!

Form VI Apple Store Visit

Form VI had a fun afternoon visiting the Apple Store this week. The girls had a chance to explore using Apple pencils on an iPad, using them to write code words following instructions from their partner. They were then introduced to Sphero, a programmable robot. Initially, the girls had to program Sphero to create a …

Trampoline Superstar!

Our resident trampoline superstar took part in the East Regional Schools trampolining competition last Sunday. She bounced very well and came 3rd. The top three competitors qualify to the next round, the ‘zonals’. She will be representing St Hilda’s within the Central Zone (3 zones in GB) on 20th January 2019. What a fabulous achievement.