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 …

Outdoor Learning and English

This week in Form IV, we have been getting outside to find inspiration for our haiku poems. Here is one written by Lucy. Herbs smell very sweet Colourful patterned petals They wave in the breeze

Gardening Club Fairy Gardens

Gardening Club have worked hard over the last three weeks to create Fairy Gardens. The girls all carefully planned and designed their gardens in the first week, the second week was spent planting and finally, this week, the girls added all the decoration. A big thank you to Mrs Mills who grew and supplied all …

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 …

Holly and Ivy Christmas Wreaths

Working from life, the girls used water colours to create these lovely Christmas wreaths. We used just the paints – no pencil drawing at all. I thought they all did a wonderful job.

Houses of Parliament

As part of delivering our PSHCE curriculum, Forms IV and V spent a very enjoyable and interesting day last week at the Houses of Parliament.  We had a fascinating tour, which included the House of Commons, the House of Lords, the Members’ Lobby and Westminster Hall and we learnt all about how Parliament works. Afterwards, …

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.

Nursery News 23rd November 2018

Hooray, Christmas has arrived in Nursery! In Busy Fingers we decorated our Christmas tree, wrapped parcels and wrote some Christmas lists using our emerging phonic knowledge, (PD and Literacy). In our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman read us the story of the very first Christmas and we talked all about the characters in the story and …