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17 March 2021

Going the Distance: physics olympiad

The senior Physics Challenge is notorious for setting complex and mentally demanding questions, so congratulations to the year 12s who participated and well done to Harshana for achieving the top score in the school!

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26 February 2021

Computer says yes: Oxford University computing competition

Well done to the 71 students who participated in the Oxford University Computing Competition, a competition open only to those who achieved a Gold Certificate or performed within the top 10% nationally in the UK Bebras Challenge late last year.

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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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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.

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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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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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12 January 2021

A (code) cracking performance

Many congratulations to Eleanor and Malaika whose computer science prowess has earned CLSG joint second place nationally in the Cipher Challenge, a competition run by the University of Southampton and GCHQ.

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02 December 2020

Computational Thinking Challenge

Many congratulations to all 242 pupils who entered this year's UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.

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26 November 2020

Arkwright scholarship

Many congratulations to Noor in year 12 who has been awarded one of this year's prestigious Arkwright Scholarships.