Whole School News

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 …

Royal Academy Art Show Success

Many congratulations to Hannah in Form III who has had a piece of work accepted for the Young Artists Summer Show at the Royal Academy in London. We are all really excited about such an achievement. Hannah’s work called ‘dropped ice cream’ hung in the RA’s Young Artists’ Summer Show between 13 July and 4 August …

Cranedale Trip

The girls in Form V enjoyed a wonderful week at the Cranedale Centre in North Yorkshire at the end of May.  Activities included orienteering, birdwatching on the cliffs, rock pool scavenge, stream dipping and river observations, exploring the moors and games.  We learnt about rock formations and adaptations of animals and plants to habitats.  We …

Grafham Water

Form IV had a fantastic three days at our Grafham Water residential. We challenged ourselves and had fun at the same time.

Hatfield House Trip

We had a lovely day at Hatfield House. The day began with a quick photo shoot under the amazing wisteria growing near to the Palace. We then had a tour of the house. We sat at the banqueting table in the Great Hall an saw the Rainbow Portrait of Queen Elizabeth 1. On our way …

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 …

LAMDA

LAMDA EXAMINATION RESULTS: FEBRUARY 2019 FORM II Solo Introductory Verse Speaking Stage One Lisa – Distinction, Margaux – Distinction, Sheyah – Distinction, Alanna – Distinction.   FORM III Speaking in Public Entry Level Anna – Pass, Erin –  Distinction, Bethany – Distinction, Hannah – Distinction, Mia – Merit, Asha – Distinction, Beatrix – Merit, Isobel …

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 …

Dropped Ice Creams

We have been having great fun in Art and Design making these ice cream sculptures based on work by pop artist, Claus Oldenburg. We made the ‘dropped’ ice creams from paper and cardboard and then painted them – we all agreed that the best bit was adding decorations in the form of hundreds and thousands …

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 …