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    Isabella longlisted for Tower Poetry Competition

    Congratulations to Isabella Sharp, UVI, whose poem was longlisted in the Tower Poetry Competition 2017.Isabella tells us “I entered the Tower Poetry competition a few months ago, which is one of the few poetry competitions aimed at young adults. It’s quite difficult to get noticed when your work is up against writers aged thirty and above, so

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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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    Emotions In Motion

    A movement can be more powerful than words. A single look, a shift of weight or an embrace can move you and make you believe anything. Movement is the most basic form of communication for every animal on the planet; it is a way to express your emotions when words don’t do them justice. Last

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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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    International Day of Happiness

    All the girls had the chance to get creative last Monday in celebrating International Day of Happiness. Everyone received a T-shirt to decorate in whatever way they wanted and our masterpieces could then be worn instead of School uniform. Throughout the day house staff were judging the best designer in their year group with the

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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