Senior School

Welcome to the Senior School

The Senior School aims to provide a learning environment which allows individual girls to reach their personal best in a wide range of ways: in maximising their academic achievement, in developing their personal qualities, in providing opportunities for them to grow as responsible members of a community and in encouraging their creative and flexible thinking.

  • We are proud of our history and traditions, but also responsive to change and forward-thinking.
  • We provide a broad, balanced and flexible curriculum which is regularly reviewed.
  • We have high expectations and support each girl to meet them by monitoring her individual progress with the best possible pastoral care.
  • We encourage girls to develop confidence - in themselves as individuals as well as in their abilities.
  • We work in an atmosphere where girls can be happy and relaxed, but at the same time concerned for others and self-disciplined.
  • We seek to develop qualities and skills that will prepare girls for a changing future: a capacity for life-long and independent learning, skills in accessing information, flexibility in outlook, creative capability, independence of mind and the ability to communicate well.
  • We enrich and extend the curriculum by providing opportunities for a wide range of activities both within the classroom and outside that cater for all interests and abilities.

Dr Ruth A Weeks
BSc Hons PhD
Headmistress

Senior School Headlines

Head's End of Term Message

As we approach the end of the Spring Term we are beginning to gain a glimpse of the brighter days ahead.  We have braved the outdoors on two memorable occasions...

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The Big History Quiz at UoB

On Monday 18 March, 16 eager girls journeyed to the University of Birmingham ready to compete in the History Big Quiz.  We were the first school to arrive...

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Students compete in the UK Mathematics Trust Challenge

Year 9 pupils Natasha Mkosana, Cassy Molokwu, Marie-Ève Kavanagh and Epper Xu were selected to compete in the UK Mathematics Trust Competition, travelling to...

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