Whole School News

Willow Weaving Form III

We had our last day of Willow Weaving with Hazel Godfrey today. The girls in Form III worked outside in the Autumn sunshine. They made some beautiful pieces which are now on display in Reception.

Celtic Harmony

On Wednesday, 19th September, Form III went on a trip to, ‘Celtic Harmony’, near Hertford. The girls were transported back to, ‘The Stone Age’, where they were able to take part in a number of activities. The girls became: hunters, gatherers, traders and den builders. Luckily the prehistoric animals were kept away! There was also …

Willow Weaving Form V

There was more willow weaving today with Hazel Godfrey and form V. The girls worked really hard to create these wonderful flowers. It was not an easy task but we helped each other, persevered and kept trying. Well done form V!  

Willow Weaving with Hazel Godfrey

We had a lovely afternoon making pet structures for the St Hilda’s rabbits and guinea pigs. We worked with Hazel Godfrey who is an artist who specialises in Willow Weaving. We learnt about the craft and how to keep the structures neat and robust. We will be continuing with this next week!

Khayaal Theatre

We were pleased to welcome the Khayaal Theatre who recounted some traditional stories from different world faiths, organised by St Nicholas’ Church which is marking its 800th anniversary.  The girls really enjoyed the afternoon.

Form VI French Trip

The girls in Form VI spent a wonderful time in Normandy last week. We were blessed with mild weather and so enjoyed our many ouside activities: bike riding, swimming, orienteering, aeroball, mini-farm and Normandy games. We made bread, learnt how to make a photogramme and visited many interesting places, including Le Mont St Michel and …

Congratulations!

We were absolutely delighted to hear some fabulous news about one of last year’s Form VI Leavers – Astrid! She recently took part in the national indoor rowing championships. She got a bronze medal in her event (Year 7 girls 500m) at the British Rowing Indoor Championships held at the Lee Valley VeloPark (the cycling …