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    ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’

    This morning was the final assembly for our UVI girls before they headed off on study leave. To mark the occasion, this week the staff have been braving the camera to film a recital of ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’ by Dr Seuss. Watch the video below and we promise you’ll have goosebumps by the

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    Success at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

    At the Royal Windsor Horse Show 2017, the QM Riding Team were competing in the NSEA Intermediate Show Jumping Championships. The team, consisting of Anna Layfield, Ella Mae Webster, Imogen Smith and Jemima Snipe, qualified for the Intermediate (90cm) Show Jumping Championships earlier this year. Imogen shares her review of the weekend: “We travelled down

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    Three Peaks Challenge

    On Sunday 9 July, 13 students and five members of staff from QM will set off on a four day adventure to climb the three highest mountains in Wales, England and Scotland. First they will tackle Mount Snowdon in North Wales, then Scafell Pike in the Lake District and finally, but by no means least, Ben

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    Business is Sweet

    Last Tuesday, nine Lower Sixth Form Business students, Mrs Nadin, and Mrs Rhodes visited Pecan Deluxe in Sherburn in Elmet. Pecan Deluxe is a successful family owned business currently operating in West Yorkshire, Thailand and Texas.  In the next few years, they are hoping to expand into the South American market. We were greeted by Graham,

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    Big Band in a Day

    Back in April I was lucky enough to be chosen to play in a Big Band at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, as a support act for the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra through the scheme ‘Big Band in a Day’. Last Sunday at midday, 13 of us, aged 13 to 18, arrived having never

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    LVI Geography Fieldwork

    Last weekend saw the LVI Geographers depart for Stratford to undertake work for their Independent Investigations. The girls spent Friday evening taking in the surroundings of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and reminding themselves of how different the area had been before the widespread regeneration project. The accommodation built for the athletes has now been

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    Roman Activity Day

    Last Friday Year I girls had a taste of life in the Roman Army, when they received a visit from the soldiers of the Sixth Legion. Evelyn Cox, Charlotte Grandage and Alice Hustler (Year I) share their thoughts on the unique experience… “My favourite thing was trying the helmets on and grinding the flour with the

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    QM Musician Of The Year 2017

    Over the course of last week I had the pleasure of listening to so many fantastic performances from the girls who entered the Elementary and Intermediate sections of the 2017 ‘QM Musician of the Year’ competition. I also had the difficult task of choosing the winners. The standard this year was exceptionally high and this

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    Please don’t ask…I am fine.

    As part of her EPQ (Extended Project Qualification), Cherry Yeung, LVI, has recently produced an excellent piece of work on Schizophrenia entitled ‘Schizophrenia: please don’t ask…I am fine.’ As part of her project Cherry has chosen to raise money for BasicNeeds, an international non-government organisation working to improve the lives of people with mental illness and