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    Potions, Ice and Fire for Junior Scientists

    Pupils from eight local primary and prep schools joined us on Monday for an exciting day of experiments in our annual Junior Science Challenge. The pupils formed 14 teams to work their way through a series of challenges, helped by our LVI Chemists and Biologists, which started with ‘Potions’, where they had to carry out a

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    Blood, Sweat and Tiaras

    From the drama of the French Revolution to a side-splitting comedy sketch set in a shoe shop in 1980s Lancashire, there was something for everyone in Blood, Sweat and Tiaras. Every girl involved with the production had her chance to shine and it was extremely exciting to see both the accomplished and developing talent that

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    Tough Training Session for Three Peaks Team

    The second and final training walk for the Three Peaks Challenge took place last weekend in testing conditions – it was extremely hot. In fact it was so hot that the plan to walk up Pen-y-Ghent and then across the moors to Malham was abandoned in favour of a straightforward ascent of Pen-y-Ghent, still a good

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    Physics Olympics

    Last week, four Year II girls, along with Head of Physics, Mr Grainger, set off to St Peter’s School to compete in a Physics Olympics event. Sydney Elwers (Year II) tells us about their challenging day: “Isobel Yorke, Allegra Riley-Smith, Eleanor Hutchinson and myself formed a team to take part in the Physics Olympics. When

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    Congratulations to our New Prefects

    After a rigorous appointment process which included a letter of application, an interview with the Head, hustings and voting, we are delighted to announce that the following girls have been successful in securing Prefect roles next year: Head Girl: Grace Barnes Deputy Head Girl: Georgina Deri Deputy Head Girl: Jemima Harpin Deputy Head Girl: Holly

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    Election Insight

    As soon as the snap election was announced, we began campaigning and leafleting, and then applied to the electoral commission to observe the count for York Outer and York Central. On the day of the election, straight after our Politics AS examination, which seemed very fitting, we headed off to York armed with energy drinks for what

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    Parents and Girls’ Tennis Tournament

    The annual Parents and Girls’ Tennis Tournament will be held at QM on Saturday 17 June, starting at 13:30. There will be a Mothers and Daughters’ Tournament and a Fathers and Daughters’ Tournament for Years I and II, Years III and IV and Years V, LVI and UVI. A presentation will take place at the

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    The West End Comes to QM

    Join us for a fantastic evening as girls from Years I – LVI take on some of the most popular yet challenging songs and acting pieces that have graced the West End stage and Hollywood. Songs from Wicked, Les Misérables, Matilda and more will be teamed with a selection of scenes including excerpts by Harold Pinter and Monty

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    Belsay Horse Trials

    The fifth annual Belsay Horse Trials was held in glorious sunshine last weekend and QM once again sponsored this prestigious event. Our presence at the Trials included a stand where current parents, girls and OMs could gather and where prospective students and parents could find out more about the School and even take part in