City@6: Pinky Lilani
What do food, women, and kindness have in common? They all helped Pinky Lilani get to where she is today: a successful entrepreneur, author, consultant, charity patron, and the last of our Spring Term City@6 speakers.
City girls in the city
On Wednesday 10 March, year 10 were presented with five career pathways to choose from, as part of their City Girls in the (virtual) City careers event.
Year 8 are currently studying the topic of Population in Geography. To mark their last lesson of remote learning, 8L were tasked with recreating the Demographic Transition Model (DTM) in the most creative way, using objects and resources from around the house.
Race against time: virtual cross country results
During the last lockdown, our cross country runners took part in the London schools virtual cross country race, for which athletes completed a set distance run and sent their times in.
Weekend listening: music department concerts
The music department has not one but three new concerts of student performances this week. Click on the links below to enjoy:
World Book Day: Are You Sitting Comfortably?
In a change to our usual World Book Day celebrations, this week we were treated to some relaxing read aloud sessions from teachers, the Head Girl, and support staff.
All pupils were off-timetable this Wednesday to unwind and recharge with a Pastoral Day. After registration, all pupils explored the idea of their "inner voice - champion or gremlin?" in a coaching activity led by Head of Coaching, Mr Murray. Following this, students reflected on their own learning through written learning reviews and 1:1 chats with their form tutors.
City@6:Tim Otty QC
On Monday 1 March we welcomed Tim Otty QC to deliver the third of our exciting new lecture series. In a wide-ranging and thought-provoking talk that drew on his own specific experiences as a lawyer, Tim discussed the role the courts - both here and abroad - can and should play in safeguarding basic liberties and in protecting minorities, the vulnerable and the marginalised, particularly now, in the age of social media, when the scope for misinformation and unchecked abuse of power and influence is so great.
2800 squatted, £1133 raised
I want you to stand up, sit down, and stand up again... 2800 times. Sound like a challenge? This is exactly what the PE Department, and some pupils, parents, and staff committed to do in the month of February and have now successfully completed!