A huge thank you to all our staff who braved the rain to take part in the Herts 10k this weekend.
In STEM club, we have been learning about bridges. Using K’NEX, we have engineered two different types of bridges so far this term: beam bridges and cable-stayed bridges (above). During our STEM club sessions on Thursday afternoons, we learn about STEM through doing. We have discovered that the strongest shape, especially when building, is a …
Forms III to VI had a fun evening watching ‘Honey I shrunk the kids’ whilst enjoying popcorn and other goodies with their friends, all expertly organised by the School Council. Thank you girls.
We were pleased to host a very successful secondary transfer event for parents on Wednesday. Thank you to all our exhibitors for attending. Our girls have a fantastic track record of achieving their first choice of secondary school and this is an important first step in making decisions on the right school.
Form V enjoyed a sun-filled walk across Harpenden to visit the Daylight Club in St John’s Church. The girls sang and played a variety of songs and solos which brought much enjoyment to their hosts, followed by some valuable social opportunities.
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.
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 …
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!
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!