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    Countdown to Speech Day 2017

    The countdown to Speech Day is on and it promises to be yet another truly memorable event. Guests attending this very special occasion, on Saturday 8 July, will join girls and staff to celebrate the successes and achievements of the last academic year at QM as we bid farewell to the UVI leavers. As well

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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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    Lulu Comes To QM

    Much excitement was in the air last Thursday as Lulu finally arrived for her very special event at QM. Fenwick of York had kindly arranged the visit and the School was the perfect setting. Lulu first spoke with the girls (and some very interested staff) in the Chapman Theatre. She spoke about her life and

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    Chinese New Year Celebrations

    At the beginning of February, the International Council organised a belated Chinese New Year celebration as part of the Queen Margaret’s Community Weekend. To start the day, some of the Chinese girls took part in a performance to show their talent and culture to their friends, such as singing (Ena Chang, LVI), dancing (Vanessa Chan, Year

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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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    ‘A Christmas Carol': Official Photos

    QM’s superb version of the popular Christmas classic had all the structure of a pantomime whilst maintaining the traditional story centred on London’s meanest inhabitant, Ebenezer Scrooge. The performance was packed with colourful characters, gags, lots of audience participation, and certainly got everyone in the festive spirit. Congratulations to the very talented cast and crew.

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    Thanksgiving at QM

    As the fourth Thursday of November rolled around, QM welcomed its own Thanksgiving – a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Thanksgiving Day can be traced back to the 1621 celebration at the Plymouth Plantation, where the pilgrims from England, after a particularly successful growing season,

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    Tickets now available for ‘A Christmas Carol’

    Next week will see QM’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ on stage in the School’s Chapman Theatre. QM’s version of the Christmas classic will have all the structure of a traditional pantomime whilst maintaining the story centred on London’s meanest inhabitant, Ebenezer Scrooge. Packed with colourful characters, gags and lots of audience participation, ‘A Christmas

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    QM Girls Support Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal

    Girls from Years V, LVI and UVI once again supported the Fulford Branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) last week by poppy selling at three busy outlets in York.  Cliff Lawrie of RBL Fulford is always keen to accept the help of the girls on behalf of his Branch. He commented “Our members are all

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    Bonfire Night 2016

    When it comes to bonfire night, QM does not do things by halves and, thanks to the QM and Escrick Primary School families, what a night it proved to be. The preparations began weeks before, with the QM Estates Team carefully constructing an incredible Viking ship bonfire in the School grounds and with the QM