News

28 Apr
2017

GIRLS LEAD THE FIELD EVENT

​This week 10 Upper 4th girls who will be completing their Sports Leaders award next year went to Loughborough University to the ’Girls Lead the Field’ event. The event was organised by the Youth Sports Trust and supported by Loughborough University and the GSA.

28 Apr
2017

GEOGRAPHERS VISIT ICELAND

​At the start of the Easter holidays, Sixth Form geographers ventured on a five day expedition to the “land of ice and fire”. After a visit to Iceland’s fascinating capital, Reykjavik, on the first day, the rest of the trip focused on the natural wonders of this amazing country...

28 Apr
2017

DUKE OF EDINBURGH PRACTICE EXPEDITIONS

​During the Easter break girls in the Upper 5th and Lower 6th completed their Duke of Edinburgh's Award practice expeditions in glorious weather. 27 Upper 5th girls took three days out from revision and walked between Lapworth and Stratford Stations for their Silver Practice.

28 Apr
2017

LOWER 6TH DEVISED THEATRE PERFORMANCE

On Thursday our Lower 6th Theatre Studies students delivered a striking piece of devised theatre entitled Hysteros. It examined the disgust, fear and mistrust of the womb and how science has been used to repress women throughout the centuries.

28 Apr
2017

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

​On Thursday 27th April in the Ruddock Hall, Naomi performed in our penultimate lunchtime recital of the year. Naomi concluded the concert with an elegant performance of Haydn's Allegro from his Sonata in C major, followed by Brahms' poignant Rhapsody in G minor, op. 79, no. 2.

28 Apr
2017

AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOP

​On Wednesday, the Thirds and Lower 4th participated in an African Drumming Workshop organised by the Music Department. Everyone was given a Djembe drum so that they could participate in an unforgettable event, which provided an insight into the sounds, beats and energy of an African village and tribal life.

28 Apr
2017

EXTREME PHYSICS COMPETITION

During the holidays Renee, Katrina, Nikita and Jaya gave up three days to compete in the Extreme Physics competition. The first challenge was to make a one minute timer out of given sand, matches, an empty 2 litre bottle, bulbs and other odd pieces of equipment.

28 Apr
2017

2017 PARENTS' ASSOCIATION LECTURE: PROFESSOR ALICE ROBERTS

We are delighted to announce that anatomist, author and broadcaster, Professor Alice Roberts, will be hosting a lecture at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre this term. Alice's research interests focus on evolutionary anatomy, osteoarchaeology and palaeopathology...

28 Apr
2017

IMOK OLYMPIAD 2017

Well done to the six girls who qualified for the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo this year. Simren, Naomi, Ami, Jiali, Kirsten and Jessica all performed extremely well, with Ami and Jiali both receiving merits and Naomi receiving a distinction.

Field Event
28 Apr
2017

Girls Lead the Field Event

​This week 10 Upper 4th girls who will be completing their Sports Leaders award next year went to Loughborough University to the ’Girls Lead the Field’ event.

Iceland Trip
28 Apr
2017

Geographers Visit Iceland

​At the start of the Easter holidays, Sixth Form geographers ventured on a five day expedition to the “land of ice and fire”.

Dofe Practice Expeditions
28 Apr
2017

Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expeditions

​During the Easter break girls in the Upper 5th and Lower 6th completed their Duke of Edinburgh's Award practice expeditions in glorious weather.

Theatre
28 Apr
2017

Lower 6th Devised Theatre Performance

On Thursday our Lower 6th Theatre Studies students delivered a striking piece of devised theatre entitled Hysteros.

Lunchrecital
28 Apr
2017

Lunchtime Recital

​On Thursday 27th April in the Ruddock Hall, Naomi performed in our penultimate lunchtime recital of the year.

Drumming
28 Apr
2017

African Drumming Workshop

​On Wednesday, the Thirds and Lower 4th participated in an African Drumming Workshop organised by the Music Department.

Cordoba
28 Apr
2017

Spanish Exchange to Cordoba

​In the early hours of Monday 17th April, 21 eager Spanish students embarked on the annual Spanish exchange trip to Córdoba.

Timer
28 Apr
2017

Extreme Physics Competition

​During the holidays Renee, Katrina, Nikita and Jaya gave up three days to compete in the Extreme Physics competition.

Alice Roberts
28 Apr
2017

2017 Parents' Association Lecture: Professor Alice Roberts

​We are delighted to announce that anatomist, author and broadcaster, Professor Alice Roberts, will be hosting a lecture at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre this term.

Maths School
28 Apr
2017

IMOK Olympiad 2017

Well done to the six girls who qualified for the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo this year. Simren, Naomi, Ami, Jiali, Kirsten and Jessica all performed extremely well, with Ami and Jiali both receiving merits and Naomi receiving a distinction.

03 Apr
2017

PHYSICS TRIP TO FLORIDA

​Our week long trip to Florida began with a very early 5am start at school and a nine hour plane journey from Manchester to Orlando, Florida. We commenced our trip in the true American spirit with a visit to the world's largest McDonalds!

03 Apr
2017

LOWER FOURTH VISIT TO INTERNATIONAL SLAVERY MUSEUM

​On successive Mondays in March (20th & 27th) the Lower 4th visited the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool as part of their studies into the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Students were able to immerse themselves in the history of the trade as they toured the extensive collections of artefacts in the main galleries

03 Apr
2017

SPRING CONCERT

On Tuesday 28th March a large number of our girls performed in a packed out Ruddock Hall as part of the Spring Concert...

03 Apr
2017

SPANISH EXCHANGE TO CORDOBA

In the early hours of Monday 17th April, 21 eager Spanish students embarked on the annual Spanish exchange trip to Córdoba. Upon arriving in the hot and beautiful city in southern Spain, some girls were waiting anxiously to meet their new pen pals, whilst others could not wait to be reunited with old friends.

03 Apr
2017

LINGUISTICS OLYMPIAD SUCCESS

Earlier this term, 25 girls from the Sixth Form sat the Advanced Examination of the UK Linguistics Olympiad. This is a challenging test in which girls have to solve linguistic data problems from a wide range of languages with which they are not expected to be familiar.

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