House Drama 2021
For this year's annual House Drama competition, we were back on stage, back with a live audience! And what a celebration of our resilience, resourcefulness and creative talent it was. Each house was tasked with producing a short piece of theatre on the theme of 'Time', a fitting tribute to the hours the coordinators, actors and tech teams have put into creating their pieces over the past half term.
Everybody Frieze! Sixth form art trip
On 14 October, sixth form art students took a trip to The Factory Project in East London, part of London's Frieze programme.
Black History Month
Over the last two weeks, events have been taking place every day across the school to celebrate Black History Month. Miss Arif, our Assistant Head - Diversity and Inclusion, has organised an amazing programme of talks and workshops: from monologues and verbatim theatre on Monday lunchtimes, with thanks to Mrs Mapstone in Drama, to yesterday’s book club which focused on the idea of ‘belonging’.
Who kidnapped Mr Whyld? Mock Trial VI
Mr Whyld was on the stand on Wednesday afternoon as Law Society held its sixth mock trial. It was up to Maya (Y11) and Alexandra (Y10) for the Prosecution, and Edith (Y11) and Jiyaa (Y10) for the Defence, to put their case to the jury of year 10-13 students, battling it out before the judge, Mr Fitzgerald, in a packed hall.
Netball county round of the national schools
Gray’s Inn Advocacy Workshop
On Friday 8 October, ten students from CLSG Law Society and five CLS students attended “An Introduction to Advocacy” from Tony Charles, the Director of Education at Gray’s Inn.
David Bodanis joins City@6 for a Q&A
Best-selling author David Bodanis joined the online City@6 audience on Monday 11 October for a Q+A session riffing on latest book, 'The Art of Fairness'. In his book, David uses a range of examples from the world of politics, business, medicine and media to argue an answer to his title question: that you CAN succeed without being a terrible person (phew).
Year 7-11 Scholars’ Concert
Bond is Bach! The audience at last night's Scholars’ Concert heard it all, from concertos on strings to 007's theme on tuba, played by our music scholars from Year 7-11.
Good COP, Bad COP
This year sees the UK host COP26 in Glasgow in November - the UN international conference on climate change. To get a taste of what a negotiation between lots of different countries is like, four of our students took part in a 'mock COP' event, organised by the London Schools Eco-Network, at St Pauls' Girls School.