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    QMSKYPI Launch: Margaret “aims high and exceeds expectations”

    At the end of a busy year for Computer Science at Queen Margaret’s, the culmination of the QMSKYPI project was the latest in our series of high altitude balloon launches. Previously, Margaret the bear was inside the payload for the Women of the World festival launch on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day. This time

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    A Night in Rio

    Palm trees and a replica ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue provided a spectacular backdrop for QM’s annual Sixth Form Summer Ball. ‘A Night in Rio’ was the evening’s theme which saw the party marquee draped with Brazilian flags and vivid pink orchids. Over 300 guests including students, their families and QM staff donned their finest outfits

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    Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Congratulations go to 32 members of Year IV who recently undertook their assessed Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition. They all managed to navigate their way around Fountains Abbey whilst carrying everything they needed for an overnight camp, including their food, and almost managed to get back to the coaches before the forecast rain set in.

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    Speech Day 2016

    The 2015-16 academic year was brought to a close in style with QM’s annual Speech Day celebrations. One of the most important and eagerly anticipated dates on the School calendar, Speech Day is a wonderful opportunity to recognise the accomplishments of our students over the past year. It is a chance to acknowledge the amazing

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    Sports Day 2016

    This year’s Sports Day was another great day of House spirit, friendly yet fierce competition, inclusivity and some extremely high level performances. In the Junior event (Years I and II), Garry were victorious. Middle School (Years II & IV) winners were QM Hall. Senior School and Overall Winners were School. Congratulations to Katherine Cocker and

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    Hidden Gems of Escrick Park

    Year II enjoyed a lovely afternoon out exploring Skipwith Common and Three Hagges Wood Meadow. With a very expert Mrs Fawcett as their guide, they tapped into their sense of adventure by meandering through the beautiful woodlands, learning all about the rich history of Skipwith Common from the Roman times to those of the Vikings

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    The end of the Summer term saw the fantastic production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ from students in Years I – IV. The weather held out and the performances on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon were able to take place as planned in our beautiful School grounds. With the sun shining in the background, the

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    ‘Dress A Girl Around the World’ Charity Project.

    Earlier in the year Mrs Stewart announced the start of the ‘Dress a Girl Around the World’ charity project where she asked for donations of pillowcases and bedding from girls and staff. She also asked for the donation of a small amount of anyone’s time. This special project aims to give every girl, wherever she

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    Weather doesn’t dampen the spirits of the LVI Biologists

    Members of LVI set out to the Cranedale Field Trip Centre in the company of Dr Mariner and Mr Hazlewood for a weekend of Biology. The unpleasant weather didn’t dishearten us on arrival when we were introduced to John, our group leader. After being shown around, freshening up and putting on our fashionable, and later

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    Junior Science Challenge Day

    We recently had the pleasure of welcoming students from four local junior schools who took part in the QM Junior Science Challenge Day. The aim of the day is to give students a taste of what science lessons in Senior School are like and we’re confident that our visitors all had a superb time. This