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17 September 2020

Student charity cycle to France

Congratulations to sisters Ashmi, year 9, and Elina, year 7, who completed an incredible 440km fundraising bike ride from London to Paris this summer. Their cause is the charity Housing for Women, which works across London to empower vulnerable women through providing safe homes and services.

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16 September 2020

Charity founder holds sixth form talk

Jane Byam Shaw, founder of food distribution charity The Felix Project joined the sixth form on Teams to tell them about the organisation.

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15 September 2020

House drama short – film workshop

Given the circumstances, this year’s House Drama competition moves away from the stage and on to the screen. Under the guidance of professional filmmaker, Michelle Tofi, houses will make their own short-film inspired by the title Alone/Together. The screening of the films will be on 16 October with awards being given for Best Director, Best Actor, Best Editing, Best Costume and Best Film.

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12 September 2020

University destinations

We are so pleased, after an uncertain summer, to see so many City students off to university this month. They have secured places at a wonderful range of universities.

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10 September 2020

Drama department relocates to the Barber Surgeons’ Hall

Whilst the Black Box Studio is being renovated the drama department has been extremely fortunate in being offered space at the Barber Surgeons’ Hall, just a three-minute walk from school.

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09 September 2020

The school library is open!

Although students can no longer physically browse the shelves, due to coronavirus safety procedures, the library is still open! Now, more than ever, seems an important time to keep practising a bit of bibliotherapy.

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08 September 2020

Year 12 enters the sixth form

Over the past two weeks, the new group of year 12 students have been settling into Sixth Form life. This year, as part of social distancing measures, they even get to use the old staff room as their common room.

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07 September 2020

Fresh faces around the school

City is delighted to welcome the newest cohort of pupils to the school. Two new year 7s, Matilda and Isabella, gave up a few minutes of their lunch break to fill us in on how it's been, leaving their friends singing karaoke in the corner.

21 August 2020

GCSE results 2020

While year 11s did not have the satisfaction of sitting exams in their GCSE subjects, we applaud them for the work, commitment and grace under pressure that they showed in the face of the Covid-19 lockdown. These all find expression in these final outcome grades, which were, as usual, stellar.