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15 February 2021

Girls just want to have end of half term fun

As the holidays approached, and students and teachers collectively prepared to pack up their home desks to return... er... home, a dilemma emerged: how to celebrate getting through this rather strange remote half term together? With gathering round communal party rings sadly off limits, students were instead set a series of fun challenges to complete at home.

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13 February 2021

The art of persuasion

We have seen great performances from our debaters at a series of recent meets.

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12 February 2021

Sister act: siblings concert and prep concert videos

For many of our musical siblings, more time together has also meant more time practising together. To celebrate this familial talent, we have put together our very first ever Siblings Concert, where you can watch some wonderful sibling sessions on recorders, strings, piano, and voice.

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11 February 2021

Sustainability at City

CLSG has joined the Eco-Schools Programme, a global initiative encouraging pupil-led climate action. Over the coming year, we will work towards their Green Flag Award, carrying out an environmental review of the school and putting in place an action plan on a range of areas including waste, transport, biodiversity and energy.

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10 February 2021

LGBT+ history month

Throughout February, City has been celebrating LGBT+ History Month, a UK initiative that aims to promote equality by increasing the visibility of LGBT+ experiences.

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09 February 2021

Read all about it: new history and politics magazine

Pupils from both CLS and CLSG were asked to submit articles on the theme of 'Propaganda and Disinformation' for the brand new History and Politics Magazine, Folkmoot.

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08 February 2021

Be the light: reflecting on Holocaust memorial day

In addition to the Holocaust Memorial Day workshop highlighted in the last newsletter, students from Year 11 to 13 produced a thoughtful assembly to commemorate HMD, centred around its theme this year, 'Be the light in the darkness'.

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04 February 2021

Voces8 choir workshop

On Wednesday 3 February, choir students from CLSG & CLS participated in a workshop run by Voces8, a British acapella octet with quite a following (over 175k on Facebook).

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04 February 2021

Maths challenge

On Wednesday 3 February, all pupils in years 9 and 10 sat down to tackle the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge, an annual country-wide competition that demands mathematical reasoning to answer interesting multiple choice conundrums.