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    Romeo and Juliet

    Year II and A Level Drama and Theatre Studies students enjoyed a very modern take on Romeo and Juliet at West Yorkshire Playhouse last week. The juniors are studying the play in their English lessons, while for the seniors it is a set text. Both groups and their accompanying teachers enjoyed a vibrant production containing,

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    Pitlochry Art Exhibition

    The Pitlochry House students recently held an evening to showcase our many talents. The evening began with a tour of the upper level of the Centenary Building, where a variety of artwork by Pitlochry girls was displayed. We had collected a variety of works in different media and forms, including some fantastic colour masks inspired

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    A Level Drama Performance: ‘Machinal’

    QM staff and girls were invited to attend a 30 minute A Level Drama performance of ‘Machinal’ last week in The Chapman Theatre. ‘Machinal’ by Sophie Treadwell, is an ‘expressionist’ play set in New York in the 1920s concerning the fate of a wife who murders her husband. Directed by Nick Lewis, Director of Theatre,

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    Dads4Daughters Day

    Fathers working at some of the UK’s largest organisations are being asked to take an unconscious bias test as part of a nationwide drive to eradicate gender inequality in the workplace. Today, Wednesday 15 March, sees the first National Dads4Daughters Day, when fathers across the country are being asked to take the test and pledge

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    Robert Fuller Gallery

    Year I students recently went on an Art trip to the Robert Fuller Gallery in Thixendale. Robert Fuller is one of Britain’s most famous wildlife artists, his paintings sell all over the world and he has exhibited in wildlife galleries across Europe. Up to 7,000 people visit his North Yorkshire gallery every year. When we

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    18th Annual Junior Schools’ Sports Tournament

    Last Friday we welcomed 129 girls from 11 different prep schools who came to take part in QM’s 18th Annual Junior Schools’ Sports Tournament. The rain held off for the majority of the day which involved a Netball Tournament and a Cross Country Event. It was fantastic to see such team spirit from all of our

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    OMs Presented with Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

    Congratulations to four of our OMs, Sophie Bodsworth, Georgina Newitt, Josie Comerford and Vivian Bunn who were presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award last week at St James’s Palace in London. The girls had a fantastic day and even had the opportunity to chat to Prince Philip. OMs Verity Taylor-Littler and Christina Parry

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    Model United Nations Conference

    Ten QM students recently travelled to Shropshire to take part in the inaugural Shrewsbury School Model United Nations conference. It proved to be a very enjoyable weekend of debate and diplomacy and a most rewarding experience for those taking part. QM’s delegations represented Germany and Australia with the students acting as diplomats serving on a

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    Japanese Day of the Girl

    In a recent Assembly, Aoi Nishikawa, Year III gave us a presentation in Japanese about Hinamatsuri or ‘Girls’ Day’. Vivian Huang, Year V, and a member of the International Council helped and supported Aoi and gave an explanation in English. ‘Hinamatsuri’ is a celebration for girls and involves eating special types of food and displaying dolls

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    BSA Boarding Skills Award

    Our Years I and II boarders are busy putting together their portfolios for the BSA Boarding Skills Award Basic Level. This involves a fun and interesting set of challenges to help the girls learn more about themselves, the people around them and the wider world outside the gates of QM. So far the girls have