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    U14 National Lacrosse Tournament

    On Monday the 18th March, the U14A team and some of the U13’s travelled to London to compete at the National Lacrosse Tournament. The first match against Guildford was very tough, losing to the opposition by 2-3, but it was a good start to the tournament and prepared us for the next match. The second

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    LVI History of Art visit to York Minster

    On Friday 15th March, a group of LVI History of Art students visited York Minster for a quided tour and to learn of its many fascinating and intricate designs. Upon arriving, the girls were treated to an excellent guided tour given by Timo Little, York Minster Education Department. Built over a period of three hundred

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    Queen Margaret’s Aims High: First Female Everest Summiteer Visits

    On Friday 15 March, Queen Margaret’s in Escrick welcomed Rebecca Stephens to school to speak about her experiences as the first woman to ever summit Mount Everest and inspire girls to reach for their dreams. Rebecca Stephens’ lecture on her experiences climbing Mount Everest was both interesting and incredibly motivating. It was so interesting to

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    Tribute Night – The Long Tall Beatles

    On Saturday 2 March, QM girls were treated to a night of 60’s fun with the arrival of a Beatles Tribute band to school as part of continued efforts to raise funds for charity. Read Maisie’s review below! After a lovely meal for Years I-III hosted by the Year IV girls, we were taken down

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    Junior Sports Tournament

    Queen Margaret’s Holds 14th Annual Junior Schools Sport Tournament, another great day of sporting success… On Friday 15 March, Queen Margaret’s hosted its 14th Annual Junior School Sports Tournament, welcoming nearly 20 preparatory schools and over 150 participants. Despite the dreary weather, the girls enjoyed taking part in Hockey, Netball and Cross Country events. Current

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    African Drumming workshop

    This week the Year ll girls welcomed ‘Wise Moves’ African Drumming Workshop to QM. The workshop took place during “back to front” day, raising funds for Comic Relief! Wise Moves, one of the first companies to offer arts based workshops to schools in England and Wales, delivered an enthralling music workshop to our pupils. The

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    A day of fun and fundraising at QM in support of Red Nose Day for Comic Relief

    Fun, laughter and sillyness in aid of charity…. The girls and staff here at QM fully embraced the opportunity to support the amazing efforts of the Comic Relief/Red Nose Day charity, raising in excess of £1000 – a great contribution to a very worthy cause. The school was turned “Back to Front” for the day,

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    The Business of Making School Uniforms

    On Thursday 28th February the LVI Business Studies pupils set out on their way to Leeds to visit the factory of Perry Clothing. Here’s Jess and Molly’s report about this informative and interesting trip! Established in 1946, Perry Clothing operates as a manufacturer of uniforms for Independent Schools. Today the business combines the traditional manufacturing

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    Waste to Wealth: Chemicals from Food Waste

    On Wednesday 6 March, LVI chemists embarked on a trip to York University to learn about Green Chemistry. Molly Davidson (LVI) found the trip extremely fascinating; read her report below! Initially we were given an introduction into green chemistry under the topic of ‘Waste to Wealth,’ particularly the idea of creating chemicals from food waste

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    What’s Brewing in the Science Society?

    On Wednesday 15th February Dr Nick Morton visited QM to talk to Sixth Form scientists about his work at the Tadcaster Brewery. Read Deputy Head Girl and Science Society member Lucy’s review of the fun and informative evening below! The talk was very informative and we were taken through the different parts of the Brewing