Engineering Prize-Winner!

13th Dec 2018 – Congratulations to Orla in Year 7, who has won the ‘Imagineers’ competition.  This is a nationwide competition run by AECOM to design an engineering solution to a global problem. She was shortlisted out of hundreds of entrants for an innovative design which would transport water from Read More...


Y8 Library visit

13th Dec 2018 – Yesterday some of our Y8 pupils took part in a trip to the British Library to have a general look around and to take part in a workshop entitled ‘Research Matters’.  They’ve given us some super feedback on what they thought of their experience: ‘My favourite part Read More...


Westminster Cathedral choir visit

11th Dec 2018 – Last week out Rock Choir attended the Westminster Cathedral advent service in aid of the Catholic Children Society.  We sang carols, watched a nativity – complete with real animals – and met the bishop.  The girls had an amazing time and can’t wait for our Carol service Read More...


Trinity Exam Success

11th Dec 2018 – Our termly Trinity music grade exams took place yesterday, with great success – the highest number of distinctions in one session we’ve ever had!  Congratulations to the following students, who all passed their exams: Glenda Asare-Bekoe 8F – passed Grade 1 Guitar with Distinction Adjoa Awusu-Afriyie Read More...


Charity Hair Cut

11th Dec 2018 – Yes, on second look that is definitely Charlotte in Y9, but her hair looks very different.  What’s going on?  Charlotte explains … Since January I have wanted to do everything I could to help people with cancer.  After thinking about this I decided to cut my hair off for Read More...


Careers Fair 2018

5th Dec 2018 – Our annual Careers Fair took place last week in the Mary Ward building and was a great success. We were lucky enough to be supported by representatives from 25 different organisations and educational providers. During lesson 4 the fair was open exclusively to Year 9 pupils as Read More...


GCSE Art, Craft & Design

3rd Dec 2018 – We thought it would be nice to share some examples of GCSE Art, Craft and Design work.  Here Nancy O’Grady in Year 10 tells us what she and her classmates have been working on … As an introduction to the new course, we have been trying out Read More...


Macbeth Production

30th Nov 2018 – Something wicked this way came … Many thanks to all who came out to Macbeth this week. The cast and crew put on a delightfully ‘wicked’ rendition of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, with living cauldrons, murderous witches, and tyranny literally gone mad!  The students, both on stage and Read More...


French Play

30th Nov 2018 – Escape room … in French!  Last week Onatti Productions performed a play in French for our Year 9 pupils. Here Freya Clancy and Jessica Buzzle tell us all about La salle des Énigmes … The story was about two friends called Marie and Jeremy who were stuck Read More...


A busy week for the Music Department!

26th Nov 2018 – Last Monday, Cantores and the Chamber Choir performed at the annual SASSMA (Secondary Schools Music Association) concert, which brings all the secondary schools in St Albans come together at the Alban Arena. Thank you to all those parents who came to support our school at this concert – Read More...




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