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    The Perfect Cup of Coffee for Lower Sixth

    The LVI Economists and Business students visited coffee manufacturers Lincoln & York Ltd for the day. We were split into two groups and had two sessions, one about coffee itself and how to taste and grade it. The other involved a tour around the factory and a talk on how the beans are roasted and

    Posted 22 May 2019 by Emily Sowden
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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

    Posted 14 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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    Year IV Humanities Trip

    26 Year IV girls recently ventured to Edgbaston High School for a Humanities day, the idea of which was to give the girls the opportunity to consider a range of disciplines and careers available to those interested in pursuing Humanities beyond School. The day revolved around workshops and lectures based on a range of different

    Posted 13 March 2017 by Emily Sowden
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    Economics Conference, London

    Our trip began with an early start at King’s Cross station, and a somewhat hectic journey across London to the City Temple. Due to Mrs Derrig’s great planning we managed to bag first row seats at this year’s Students’ Economic Conference and were ready for Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC) at 11:00. ‘Connections! What are

    Posted 13 December 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    Sixth Form Politics Trip

    Last week the Sixth Form Politics students, together with Miss Peacock, set off bright and early for a day filled with train journeys and of course, lots of Politics. After arriving at Kings Cross station we made our way on the tube to Westminster. Here we joined thousands of other students in Westminster Central Hall where

    Posted 13 December 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    Theatre Trips: ‘Spamalot’ and ‘Blood Brothers’

    80 girls from Years III to UVI and 16 staff recently took over the Grand Circle at the Grand Opera House in York to see Pick Me Up Theatre’s new production of ‘Spamalot’. For many of the girls it was their first introduction to the absurd and hilarious world of Monty Python’s Flying Circus in

    Posted 5 December 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    Classics Trip to London

    After an early train ride to London we reached Waterloo where we proceeded to walk to the National Theatre Archive and joined the St Peter’s Classicists. The Archive contains recordings of all the productions put on by the National Theatre since it was founded in 1963, and these recordings are available for visitors to watch.

    Posted 16 November 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    Athens Drama Study Tour

    As most of the QM girls left School for a relaxing and well-deserved Half Term break, 15 Drama students took the unique opportunity to pack their bags, grab their passports and head off to Athens for an exciting five-day study tour. Whilst the bags and passports provided a couple of memorable ‘challenges’ along the way,

    Posted 7 November 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    London Galleries

    The UVI Art students recently took a trip down to London to visit a number of the capital’s art galleries. We started the day at the Royal Academy where we saw the exhibition on Abstract Expressionism seeing some famous works of Rothko. We then moved on to the National Portrait Gallery where the photographers saw

    Posted 20 October 2016 by Emily Sowden
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    Putting the fizz into Business Studies

    The Year V Business Studies class and LVI Business students recently took a trip to Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) in Wakefield. We began with a bus tour around the large premises, which we were told is the size of 16 football pitches. We were shown two warehouses, the old one and the new one which

    Posted 29 September 2016 by Emily Sowden