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    Year IV’s Business Trip

    Year IV recently went on a trip to Leeds to experience and learn about two different businesses. First we visited Perry Clothing, a textiles company. Here we viewed all of the different materials and machines used in a textiles business. Perry Clothing make school uniforms for independent schools, particularly the blazers and they also make

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    Year IV Humanities Trip

    26 Year IV girls recently ventured to Edgbaston High School for a Humanities day, the idea of which was to give the girls the opportunity to consider a range of disciplines and careers available to those interested in pursuing Humanities beyond School. The day revolved around workshops and lectures based on a range of different

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    Senior Team Maths Challenge National Final

    Last week the Sixth Form Mathematics team (Ena Chang, Ivy Sun, Tina Jiang and Helen Zhang) and I boarded an early train, and headed for London and the national final of the Senior Maths Challenge. The team had qualified as best runner up in the regional heat, and joined 87 other teams at the grandiose, if a

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    LVI Theatre Studies Trip

    The LVI Theatre Studies class recently attended an innovative production of ‘Pygmalion’ at the West Yorkshire Playhouse performed by Headlong Theatre Company. Bernard Shaw’s classic play ‘Pygmalion’ was given a radical revival for the 21st century. Written over one hundred years ago, the social and political issues raised seem as relevant now as they were

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    Candle Conference

    Last week the LVI Philosophy and Ethics group had the opportunity to attend a Candle Conference in York which offered a rich learning experience for everyone involved. The girls really enjoyed this intensive event which explored a number of big questions in Philosophy and Ethics. The speakers were Dr Peter Vardy and Dr David Webster who

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    Coca-Cola Real Business Challenge

    Last Monday, when most of the girls were still wrapped up in bed under their duvets enjoying the extra day of Leave Out, eight Year IV girls, together with Ms Whay and Mrs Nadin went to the Leeds Armouries Museum to represent Queen Margaret’s at the regional finals of the Real Coca-Cola Business Challenge. They

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    HMC North East Extended Project Qualification Day

    On Wednesday 25 January Queen Margaret’s welcomed over 24 delegates representing 16 schools in and around the North East to an Extended Project Qualification Day. The delegates were all Supervisors and/or Co-ordinators in their respective schools who wanted to be part of this valuable opportunity for like-minded colleagues to disseminate ideas and share good practice.

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    EPQ Trip to Leeds University

    Last week all the Lower Sixth students undergoing the Extended Project Qualification course went to Leeds University. In the morning we had a really interesting talk about critical thinking in both stages of our project; critical thinking whilst reading sources and how to think critically whilst writing our project. We were given a mini task to

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    Christmas Poems

    Every month at QM, the English Department treats the School to a ‘poem of the month’. This month, in a bumper Christmas edition, there were three poems. What’s more, these poems were penned by Year III students. The girls were inspired by ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ by Clement Clarke Moore, and ‘Christmas’ by John

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    Sixth Form Politics Trip

    Last week the Sixth Form Politics students, together with Miss Peacock, set off bright and early for a day filled with train journeys and of course, lots of Politics. After arriving at Kings Cross station we made our way on the tube to Westminster. Here we joined thousands of other students in Westminster Central Hall where