"After applying to the trial process in the summer holiday," Astrid explained "we were sent lots of drills that we were required to film and send back before the physical trial. There were four sections of these videos. The coaches then selected us from the videos to trial for the hubs or NPL in person. We had to do lots of different netball drills and then towards the end of the session we did some match play in teams, which we were assessed from. Although we didn’t make it into the NPL teams we were all pleased to be selected for the hubs, and are very much looking forward to training with Pulse."View gallery
City netballers selected for the London Pulse Academy
City girls back in the City!
As readers of the Times last weekend might have spotted, this term we have welcomed back a super team of talented alumnae to help out with cover and odd bits of teaching, where teachers have needed to be remote due to coronavirus regulations. It's been really nice to be back in a school environment" says Lois, who is planning on embarking on a PGCE next year.
Hear ye hear ye: Y12 public speaking competition
What's in a name? Is life easier for people who are conventionally beautiful? Would a social movement today be possible without teenagers? Is there a dark side to the Indian mica material mined for use in popular cosmetics? These were just some of the topics addressed by a group of talented year 12 speakers who put their oratory to the test on the 8 October in a public speaking competition organised by history teacher and head of politics, Mr Tomlison.
Objection, Your Honour: PSCHE mock trial
Real life CLSG students may be law-abiding citizens, but years 11, 12, and 13 considered a very different scenario in 7 October's PSHCE session, as students battled it out in a mock trial.