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Spelling bee creates a buzz

09 November 2018

There was no let-up of pace for Year 7 as they all took part in the annual Spelling Bee on the last day of half term. The girls gathered in the Octagon as the dynamic Mr Skilbeck took to the mic’ to quiz the ‘buzzing’ competitors. 

In Houses, the girls were asked a series of quick fire spellings on Science, Music and Languages, Art and Technology, Classics and Humanities. They were also asked to define words, such as ‘sublimation’, ‘nominative’ and ‘carbohydrate’. All girls tackled the tasks with enthusiasm but ultimately St George’s House claimed the trophy. Well done!
 

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