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...


Y9 Work Shadow Day

June 11th / Our Year 9 students are all encouraged to gain some experience of the workplace on Monday 30th June, by shadowing a parent, family member or family friend.  All parents of Year 9 pupils should have received a letter asking them to secure a placement for the day with someone known to Read More...


Further success for Vintage Heroes!

June 11th / Vintage Heroes have won another award!  Having already scooped two prizes in the St Albans and Harpenden Young Enterprise final, last night they attended the  Hertfordshire County final.  This time they received the Environmental Award in recognition of the fact that their venture includes the “upcycling” of old blazers Read More...


Year 10 Forensic Fun

June 11th / The Science department has organised a fun Forensic day for all Year 10 students on Wednesday 18th June. This hands-on has been designed to promote all STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). All pupils will be fully engaged in practical ‘hands-on’ activities which will help them Read More...


Art & Technology Exhibition

June 9th / On July 11th we will be hosting a display of GCSE and A-level work by our Art and Technology students.  Here is the flyer for this event: Art exhibition 2014




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