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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

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    ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’

    This morning was the final assembly for our UVI girls before they headed off on study leave. To mark the occasion, this week the staff have been braving the camera to film a recital of ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’ by Dr Seuss. Watch the video below and we promise you’ll have goosebumps by the

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    Success at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

    At the Royal Windsor Horse Show 2017, the QM Riding Team were competing in the NSEA Intermediate Show Jumping Championships. The team, consisting of Anna Layfield, Ella Mae Webster, Imogen Smith and Jemima Snipe, qualified for the Intermediate (90cm) Show Jumping Championships earlier this year. Imogen shares her review of the weekend: “We travelled down

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    Three Peaks Challenge

    On Sunday 9 July, 13 students and five members of staff from QM will set off on a four day adventure to climb the three highest mountains in Wales, England and Scotland. First they will tackle Mount Snowdon in North Wales, then Scafell Pike in the Lake District and finally, but by no means least, Ben

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    Business is Sweet

    Last Tuesday, nine Lower Sixth Form Business students, Mrs Nadin, and Mrs Rhodes visited Pecan Deluxe in Sherburn in Elmet. Pecan Deluxe is a successful family owned business currently operating in West Yorkshire, Thailand and Texas.  In the next few years, they are hoping to expand into the South American market. We were greeted by Graham,