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    London Galleries

    The UVI Art students recently took a trip down to London to visit a number of the capital’s art galleries. We started the day at the Royal Academy where we saw the exhibition on Abstract Expressionism seeing some famous works of Rothko. We then moved on to the National Portrait Gallery where the photographers saw

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    From Romanesque to Gothic

    On a drizzly Friday morning, the LVI Art Historians set off to Selby Abbey for a trip to support their studies. They have been working through the course material chronologically and have arrived at the Middle Ages, where they have been studying the transition from Romanesque to Gothic architecture initiated in northern Paris by Abbot

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    Fun Song 2016

    Fun Song is the Queen Margaret’s tradition that defies description – you really do have to be there to know what it’s like – and this year’s Fun Song extended its mystique. Each of the six Houses chooses, choreographs and performs a popular song in competition with each other. The staff usually come up with

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    London Drinks Reception, Royal Academy

    Parents, Old Margaretian’s, staff and students all came together last week to enjoy QM’s annual London Drinks Reception held at The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy. The prosecco, canapés and conversation flowed well into the evening with guests enjoying entertainment from Head Girl, Julia Tyndall, and her fellow UVI student Harriet Scott. The pair showcased their

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    Flamborough Fieldwork

    Six Geography A Level students recently enjoyed the breath taking scenery of Selwick’s Bay, Flamborough Head, when they spent the day studying erosional landforms and processes at the coastal site. Once the tide started to come back in they stayed on the beach and undertook their own fieldwork, measuring the cliff height, the beach profile,

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    30 Years On

    Saturday 8 October saw a very special event take place at QM when the School celebrated 30 years of independence. To mark the occasion there was an unveiling of a specially commissioned portrait of Colin McGarrigle, who was Head at Queen Margaret’s in 1986 when the School left the Woodard Foundation. It was a real

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    Model United Nations Conference

    Eleven students recently had a busy and stimulating weekend at the Cheadle Hulme Model United Nations conference. Queen Margaret’s students took two delegations representing India and Ethiopia and had the opportunity to act as diplomats serving on various committees.  A wide range of global issues were discussed and lively debate took place.  The girls also

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    The Pi, The Parliament and The Palace

    Over the past couple of months I have been lucky enough to be invited by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to attend two of their events in London. The first of these events took place on Thursday 8 September on the terrace of the Houses of Parliament to celebrate the sale of 10 million Raspberry Pi computers.

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    Family Bonfire Night Celebration

    On Saturday 5 November Queen Margaret’s will once again be hosting its annual Family Bonfire Night Celebration in partnership with Escrick Primary School PTA and with the kind permission of Escrick Park Estate. The evening is set to be yet another spectacular event with each QM House preparing their Guy for judging in the ‘Best Guy’