Willow Weaving with Hazel Godfrey

19th September 18

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

17th September 18

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 I News 14th September 2018

14th September 18

We have made it through our first whole week in Form I and our teachers think that we have been superstars! We have experienced so many new lessons this week but have taken it all in our stride. On Monday we became scientists and discussed how we could make some of our toys move. We…

Nursery Weekly News 14th September 2018

14th September 18

We began our first full week with a very industrious ‘Busy Fingers’. We used wooden shapes, hammers and nails to make ‘Tap-a-Shape’ pictures, (PD), we played a counting game with Mrs Holdstock, (Maths), we drew on large paper on the floor, (EAD and PD), played with our friends in the castle, (PSE) and used tools…

Reception Weekly News Sept 14th

14th September 18

What a brilliant first full week we have had in Reception! We started the week with a Go Noodle dance session, waking up our whole body as we followed a dance version of the ‘Hokey Cokey!’ On Monday in Literacy, we heard the funny story ‘Kipper’s Birthday’. Kipper gets very confused when he makes his…

Reception Weekly News Sept 7th

7th September 18

Welcome to our first Reception Weekly News! We have enjoyed our first two mornings in Reception. In Busy Fingers, we enjoyed threading, using play dough, making collages and using little models of ourselves in our small world play.  We also had great fun copying some dance moves with our Go Noodle session on Friday morning!…

Nursery Weekly News 7th September 2018

7th September 18

We have had a fantastic first couple of days in Nursery and all the children seem to be settling well. On Thursday we spent time playing and getting to know our new friends, (PSE). We painted and drew pictures, we built models with Duplo, shared stories with our teachers, played with small world toys and…

Form VI French Trip

4th May 18

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…


19th January 18

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…

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