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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

    Posted 4 April 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 1 April 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 29 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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,

    Posted 22 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 21 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 15 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 14 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 13 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 13 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 13 March 2017 by Emily Sowden