News

27 Apr
2015

Extreme Physics

During the Easter holidays, Connie Sheeran, Cerian Richmond-Jones, Ikpreet Samra and Maria Skaria took part in the Extreme Physics Challenge at Rugby School. This involved a core programme of competitive activities and presentations by all of the teams.

27 Apr
2015

Poetry Success for Ellie

​A big congratulations to Upper Sixth former Ellie Horsfall-Tait for being long listed for the Christopher Tower Poetry Prize, an annual poetry competition run by Christ Church College Oxford; it is regarded as one of the most prestigious competitions open to young writers.

27 Apr
2015

The Delights of Spain

The beautiful city of Cordoba provided the backdrop to this year’s Spanish trip. During the Easter holidays 18 Spanish students from the Lower 5th and Lower 6th travelled to southern Spain for a week of total cultural and linguistic immersion.

27 Apr
2015

Iceland

At the start of the Easter holidays, Sixth Form geographers ventured on a week-long circumnavigation of Iceland, the “land of ice and fire”. After a first day’s visit to the world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavik, the trip focused almost entirely on the natural wonders of this amazing country, and the relationship

27 Apr
2015

Duke of Edinburgh

​The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme expedition season has now started and girls in the Lower 5th and Upper 5th have been enjoying the good weather while completing their practice expeditions. Shortly before the end of last term, 47 girls spent two days walking 25km around Bromsgrove for their bronze practice

27 Apr
2015

African Drumming Workshops

​On Wednesday, Steve and John from Unbeatable Energy delivered a series of African Drumming Workshops working with the Thirds and Upper 4ths. Drumming and percussion open up brand new horizons in self-expression, confidence and communication skills.