Y7 District Rounders

June 27th /On Wednesday some of our Y7 pupils competed at St Albans Girls School in their first District Rounders Tournament, which involves most of the schools from St Albans and Harpenden. The girls were initially nervous as it was their first time playing together as a team, and a few small Read More...


Y10 Forensic Fun

June 27th / There was a real buzz about the school during this event.  Megan Barr of 10F tells us all about it: On Wednesday 18th June, Year 10 went off timetable to take part in a Forensics Day in the Science department. When the day began, we were told that Read More...


Y7 PGL Trip

June 27th / Grace Harrington of 7Y has written a super review of this trip: On the 20th of June, all Year 7 pupils and several members of staff stayed at Marchants Hill in Surrey.  We were all very excited to have a weekend of fun activities and time to spend with Read More...


Year 8 Carnegie Award

June 26th / Some of our Year 8 English students have been reading the books from the Carnegie short list: All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry (Templar)  The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks (Puffin)  The Child’s Elephant by Rachel Campbell-Johnston (David Fickling Books)  Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper Read More...


Year 7 French Projects

June 25th / We were so impressed by this work that we just had to show it off!  Recently 7F and 7J created house models for French. They had to use everyday resources to create a house that was approximately the size of two shoeboxes high.  This project allowed them to be creative whilst Read More...


Duke of Edinburgh Award

June 19th / Last weekend 28 of our Year 12 students took part in a weekend of training for the Expedition Section of their Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards. They put up tents, cooked on Trangia stoves and learnt about how to map read and plan a route. They then Read More...


Y8 Story Competition

June 16th / When Rachel Campbell-Johnston visited the school earlier in the year, she invited Year 8 pupils to enter a short story competition.  The girls were free to write about anything at all, and their submissions were judged by Rachel herself.  She loved reading all their stories, but felt that Sarah Read More...


Year 10 Science lecture

June 12th / Today all Year 10 pupils attended a lecture on “Sustainability ” given by Mr Mark Hawker, the Head of Engineering with Sainsbury’s.  Mr Hawker described various engineering practices within the company which are intended to provide environmental, social and economic benefit.  For example, products are now being sold with minimal packaging.   We also heard about Read More...


District Athletics Report

June 12th / Today the annual district sports athletics took place at Woodside athletics track in Garston. This competition involves all the schools in the St Albans and Harpenden taking part in athletic events such as the hurdles, 100m, 1500m, shot putt, discus and relay throughout the day. The Year 7 team Read More...


PE Gifted & Talented workshop

June 12th / Last Friday 24 of our gifted and talented pupils from Years 7 and 8 spent the day working with Ian Roberts, senior lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire.  He talked with them about their talents and their potential within PE, sport and beyond.   In their first session, the girls explored Read More...




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