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28 January 2021

Linking up with the law

On 27 January, Linklaters led a webinar for CLSG and partner school pupils to illuminate what a career with a leading law firm is like, as well as introduce students to graduate recruitment schemes and the transferable skills most valued by recruiters.

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27 January 2021

The inaugural Andrew Douglas lecture: Carol Ann Duffy

For the next instalment of the City@6 series on Monday 1 February at 6.00pm we are delighted to welcome the renowned poet, Carol Ann Duffy, to give the inaugural Andrew Douglas Lecture.

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27 January 2021

Survival of the friendliest! Year 7 desert island challenge

One of the happy byproducts of virtual learning is that students are no longer bound by form group bubbles, allowing them to socialise more easily across class and year-group boundaries. This is exactly what stood out to year 7 Sienna about last week’s Year 7 Challenge, which brought together students from each form into groups to imagine they were stranded on a desert island.

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26 January 2021

UniverCity: advice for year 12s

On 21 January, year 12s seeking advice about undergraduate applications to competitive universities were able to seek counsel from alumni from CLSG and several partner schools, as part of a dedicated webinar: 'What I did in year 12'.

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24 January 2021

Inside the covid classroom: biology on film

It’s great to see so many departments taking advantage of home environments to try out innovative ways to learn. In Biology, for instance, students have been creating short films to illustrate biological processes.

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22 January 2021

Year 8 changes everything: news from the drama department

The drama department has posted out: one carrot peeler, two pairs of yellow marigolds, 19 rolls of green paper and six tripods…The year 8 cast of This Changes Everything could now begin filming their play, while Mrs Mapstone directs from Zoom.

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20 January 2021

Behind every stressed child…

Parenting is tough. Parenting teenage girls, perhaps tougher. Parenting those teenage girls while locked down in the same house, navigating a global pandemic? Bit of a challenge.

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19 January 2021

Turning the Tide(way): City girls in science

Year 8 took a deep dive into the science of water this City Girls in Science Day. Off timetable for the morning, the year group partnered with Tideway to learn about their work constructing London's new 'super sewer', aimed at reinvigorating the city's otherwise historic network.

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18 January 2021

City@6 lecture series

We are so excited to be launching our new online lecture series: City@6. Our first speaker is Amelia Gentleman, journalist at the Guardian, who will be talking about ‘The Windrush Betrayal – an unresolved scandal’ on Monday 18 January at 6.00 pm.