Early last week, we were treated to a series of presentations given by 16 members of the Upper Sixth who are about to complete their Level 3 Extended Project Qualifications.
With National Poetry Day and the Year 7 lunchtime activities weeks, this term has offered fantastic opportunities to engage with poetry beyond the English curriculum.
The Science Department was a hive of activity last week as it celebrated the Royal Society of Biology's Biology Week. The theme of the week was "Work with nature rather than against it" (David Attenborough).
Last Saturday, the School should have been echoing with footsteps of old for our annual reunion of past pupils and staff. There has been a reunion at School, during peacetime, since 1926, so it was with disappointment we moved this to a virtual event.
Pupils gathered together on Friday to celebrate a Liturgy of the Holy Spirit, where we come together in prayer asking for God to send His Holy Spirit to bless us and give us all that we need this year.
Head, Mrs Alexandra Neil, has praised her girls’ fortitude with the publication of GCSE grades today.
Mrs Alexandra Neil, Head, applauds the decision to use Centre Assessment Grades for A level and GCSE results.
2020 has been a tumultuous year, challenging, uncertain and ever-changing. In the midst of this, Farnborough Hill girls have triumphed once more; they have been rewarded with outstanding results, with the School’s outgoing Head Girl becoming the third in a row to secure a coveted Oxbridge place.
UVI Student Jess has written a final farewell to Farnborough Hill, 'my home for the past seven years'.
After what felt like an eternity, I was delighted to be able to return to school this June. My sister and I often refer to ‘the Hill’ as a second home to us, as it has been a place of community and happiness for the past six years of my life.
This year, like with everything else, we had to move our Junior Leadership Team elections to a virtual platform, from recording hustings videos to interviews via Teams. We are delighted with how all the applicants handled this shift in processes; it was a hugely competitive field but we are thrilled to introduce the stellar new team: Eva (Head Girl), Emilia (Deputy Head Girl), Libby (Deputy Head Girl), Caitlin, Charlotte, Danni, Ellie and Emily. Each JLT member has written a short paragraph to introduce themselves.
Ten students from the sixth form on the hill are providing a free online tutoring service for girls in Years 10 to 12 who may be struggling with aspects of GCSE and A level learning at home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
We are extremely excited to launch our bespoke Year 11 programme: the A level Foundation Course.
Over the Easter holidays some of our staff and pupils were busy making much-needed PPE equipment for the NHS, including face shields, scrubs and scrub bags.
Every week at Farnborough Hill is a new adventure, but this week has most certainly been more so than we ever anticipated.
The sense of anticipation and excitement surrounding Beauty and the Beast was something quite extraordinary.
Year 7 pupil, Imogen, has had a very exciting experience over the past term: playing Jane Banks in Mary Poppins The Musical at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End.
Nine of our Year 10 girls did a fantastic job at representing Farnborough Hill at the Model United Nations Conference at Magdalen College School in Oxford at the end of last month.
Have you ever wondered what a day as a pupil at Farnborough Hill involves?
We followed Amelia from Year 7 and are delighted to share her day with you.
The U13A netball team played Ipswich last Tuesday in the semi-final of the National Plate Competition.