Year 9 Lois reported that "despite being unable to have this experience in a theatre, we enjoyed the modern take on this feminist story which follows the life of the seventeenth century poet, Emilia Bassano, the ‘Dark Lady’ who, the play suggests, was the inspiration for many of Shakespeare’s sonnets. The play spans Emilia’s life from youth to older age, when she reflects on her actions and achievements, culminating with a passionate speech about embracing anger to call for change. It was a great production, and an afternoon well spent for the whole of our year."View gallery
Behind every male sonnet writer…
Tunes for Charity
Mindful of the power of music to bring solace and foster community in challenging times, Shreya in year 12 brought her local neighbourhood together for a charity concert, aiming to raise £100 for Mental Health UK.
Global city: international magazine launch
The International Committee has been working hard on a magazine to celebrate internationalism at CLSG.
World class team? Not up for debate
CLSG debaters took the Dutch Schools Debating Competition – their first in the world schools format – by storm, with Anoushka, Sawda, and Niamh (all year 12), Inji (year 10), and Eliza (year 9) ending two long days debating as winners of the Novice Finals.