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21/06/18

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Paws for thought from Florence 🐕 🐩 https://t.co/CVKJdEKZL8

21/06/18

Year 5 students from local primary schools taking part in our smoothie making challenge to… https://t.co/mclnJkDnlr

21/06/18

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Excellent assembly on recycling from our Y5 pupils! https://t.co/NcPYF9GiTM

21/06/18

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And now for Yr2 strings! 37 Yr 1 and 2 musicians playing this morning! https://t.co/G8HNpck452

21/06/18

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Yr1 concert. Great start to the day. Thanks to our Music Prefects too! https://t.co/zxqIEPXVnW

21/06/18

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Wonderful Year 6 Pizza Party - so lovely to meet all our new Year 7 joiners - September is going to be awesome!… https://t.co/UmsLzNrHLl

21/06/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

A lot of fun in Yr1’s pop up coffee shop. Comedy glasses are an essential element of success… https://t.co/8ZlgzQp541

20/06/18

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Well done to all schools who took part in our Year 9 tournament this afternoon in the glorious sunshine 😎 Thanks to… https://t.co/0FoqhJQFUS

20/06/18

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Wonderful morning visiting and - lovely to meet a Year 6 t… https://t.co/HNcNBHftOS

20/06/18

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Spens winners 2018! https://t.co/m4XnWZPjQq

20/06/18

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Incredible evening for rehearsed readings of the scripts from https://t.co/vQchgVWv7m

19/06/18

Retweeted From Serin Ibrahim

Such an incredible day yesterday performing rehearsed readings of plays by & pupils… https://t.co/QcheASVkOE

19/06/18

"The number of young people reporting anxiety has rocketed. With exam season underway, the most important thing tha… https://t.co/fT0lVA54Ul

18/06/18

It's exhibition time and we can't wait! parents and students - join us for our annual Exhibiti… https://t.co/Fn2wbatAh3

17/06/18

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Lovely evening spent at the midsummer soirée with our wonderful parents Thank… https://t.co/SAjzLZc7EC

17/06/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Love . Top night https://t.co/DXPeHfoOuX

17/06/18

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What a fab night ..they’re still dancing! https://t.co/6MKuD4pr4y

17/06/18

Retweeted From Karen O'Connor #FBPE

It’s a joy to escape the madness of the world with another fab event https://t.co/j1xAqKt5Ez

17/06/18

"These are exciting times for women and girls. Girls have never had more opportunities, and the momentum to create… https://t.co/5sQdwE5OYu

16/06/18

"If the girls in our schools are to storm new frontiers like never before, we have to equip them to change the worl… https://t.co/HEkDq30q5O

16/06/18

Retweeted From Jules McNally Norman

Thank you for a fantastic trip to France. My 11yo seems taller & older than when she left (5 days ago). Wha… https://t.co/MJ15Y3Wg77

16/06/18

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Happy faces from - so lovely to see https://t.co/QwjLErWWQO

15/06/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

You should be able to get Reception assembly on prescription. Guaranteed to cure grumpiness😁 https://t.co/7LccgQwQI0

15/06/18

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families enjoying lunch today. https://t.co/XGWHdRfRZR

15/06/18

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And more! https://t.co/l3LceoGhZE

15/06/18

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Great to have so many lovely parents for lunch! https://t.co/jsvlVRlwJ6

15/06/18

Retweeted From Catherine Maddison

Amazing presentations from this year’s ALPS graduates 🎓 A privilege to be a mentor on the programme. Thank yo… https://t.co/ojpBAnH29U

15/06/18

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Lovely afternoon with lovely girls. What a privilege to work with them Enjoy the summer, Year 11! https://t.co/D0qWgsUgMF

15/06/18

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Now that’s how year 11 get rid of exam stress! https://t.co/Xhlm0eYfHy

15/06/18

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Well done the winning form https://t.co/ghZQchG3lq

15/06/18

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What a treat of an assembly from RB this morning - did not stop smiling! https://t.co/qUV1ZvEsrn

15/06/18

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And we have a winner! Well done Laura👏 https://t.co/lCt4dfZhY3

14/06/18

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Nearly time for our trip to . So excited to have printed off the boarding passes today! https://t.co/TFAKDXKPqG

14/06/18

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Nursery girls enjoying lunch with their parents. https://t.co/HVAPZ1Xt43

14/06/18

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With chocolate filling 😋 https://t.co/WpLl1hmuhT

14/06/18

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Quad biking and aeroball 😁 https://t.co/UKg7cbH93w

14/06/18

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More pics from last night’s fun and games#fashionshow https://t.co/BahNGaS46v

14/06/18

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Trapeze and quad biking this morning! 😁😁 https://t.co/pzZVuNdOvm

14/06/18

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Happening now-ready for the sea life show https://t.co/F0iD39QW9V

Library

Senior School Library

Our Library is a central part of school life. It is a ‘haven’ where students are encouraged to read and study quietly. It is designed for two main purposes: to extend the curriculum and to inspire a love of reading. 

Our Library is staffed by a professional librarian who is available for advice on anything from finding the right book for homework, to wider reading suggestions. Exhibitions, displays and reading provide continuous inspiration.

Our Library has over 8,000 items in its collection available for loan or reference. It is open daily from 8.00am to 6.00pm and provides an up-to-date information service to both staff and students. The Library has 25 networked laptops, with internet access and academic software. Periodicals are available on subjects as diverse as sciences, the arts, politics, economics and current affairs.

Our Librarian organises many activities throughout the year including: book clubs, author visits, book fairs, competitions and quizzes, and book award shadowing. We shadow the Carnegie Book Award in collaboration with local schools and also The Guardian’s Children’s Fiction Prize. We take part in the GDST book award, organised collaboratively by the GDST librarians, which highlights the best in new reading for our students. 

Information and referencing skills contribute significantly to the students’ capacity to manage their work.  To support this, the library runs an information skills programme which teaches the students how to handle information. The aim is that all students gain the confidence to become independent, self-motivated, life-long learners.


Junior School Library

Our girls thoroughly enjoy their time in the Library. It is a bright, colourful space for the girls to enjoy their love of books. Our Library offers a wide range of reading materials to support learning and stimulate curiosity. Fiction books include both popular authors and classical novels. The girls have access to a broad variety of information books as well as books that include topical issues and curriculum based learning. There is also a wonderful variety of bi-language books on offer in the Library, as well as a section for modern foreign languages. Supporting our ethos of resilience within the school, the girls have access to a range of books on ‘Growth Mindset’ and ‘Wellbeing.’ Our girls enjoy using the KOBO e-readers which provide opportunity to use alternative mediums for research and enquiry.

Our pupils attend a library lesson each week, when they are encouraged to loan a book of their choice and enjoy the facilities our Library has to offer. Our Library is also used within curriculum lessons to support learning or aid research on a topic.

Our Year 6 Library Prefects help with all aspects of the Library, from cataloguing books, to running a Library Club for Year 1 pupils, which they thoroughly enjoy.