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Going Ape

6th June 2018

Year One and Two went to Go Ape for their ‘Give it a Go’ activity day. The girls had a wonderful time challenging themselves to cross wobbly bridges and jump across gaps in the steps – some ma...

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Festival of Arts and Faith Winner

3rd June 2018

The St Stephen’s Summer Festival of Arts and Faith, Gloucester Road, held their annual Competition this week. The work was judged by Jenny Jowett, Botanical artist. Lily-Satrina (Year 5) won a £40 b...

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Medicine Career Talk

25th May 2018

Today Year 6 were joined by Mrs Upadhya for a careers talk about working in medicine. She talked about the route into a career in medicine and the kind of subjects you need to study. Mrs Upadhya has been b...

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Build An App Day

22nd May 2018

  On Tuesday 22nd May 6L took part in ‘Build an App Day’. They worked in pairs, came up with an idea, chose an app name and created their app. A selection of apps was created around the topics ...

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Fait des Sandwich

21st May 2018

  As part of our unit “Préparez à manger”, Y3 made small sandwiches during the French lesson. Well done “petits chefs” for being able to present your ingredients so we...

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Discovering Shapes at The Victoria and Albert Museum

17th May 2018

Reception 1 and 2 went on a trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum. The children took part in a ‘Discovering Shape’ workshop. We explored 2D and 3D shapes, then went on a shape hunt around the China...

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Determination at the IAPS Sailing Competition

16th May 2018

We were the only competitors from our school at the IAPS sailing competition. We went to the National Sailing Academy in Weymouth on Tuesday 15th May, the day before the race. We had a 6.15am start! We were luc...

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Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Debate

16th May 2018

On Wednesday 16th May Year 6 took part in their second debate with Garden House and Orchard house this year. This time it was Glendower’s turn to host! We started the day by going to Stanhope Gardens for ...

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Unite Win The Glendower Elections

15th May 2018

Every year, the Year 6 girls participate in the Glendower Elections. The whole year splits up into 4 groups and we create our own political party with a manifesto of three key points that aim to improve our sch...

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Training Session with Olympic GB Swimmer Craig Gibbons

14th May 2018

On Monday the 14th of May 2018, the Glendower lAPS team attended a training session, with Olympic GB swimmer Craig Gibbons. He told us that it is important to make sure all your strokes are technically good, be...

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Fencing Triumphs

13th May 2018

On 12th May, I competed in the IAPS National Sabre Fencing Championships at Millfield School in Somerset. Sabre is one of the three fencing types, the other being foil and epee – but sabre is definitely t...

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Checkmate

13th May 2018

Jolnar (Y6) and Lamar (Y3) took part in the Surrey Central Megafinal chess tournament last weekend. Jolnar achieved first place in the U11 Girls category, hence, receiving a trophy for her accomplishment a...

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Les Enfants de Frankie Charity Performance

10th May 2018

Congratulations to Stephine (Y4) for performing beautifully in a show hosted by Les Enfants de Frankie a charity which helps children from in and around Monaco suffering from severe illnesses and various disabi...

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Riding and Sailing Success

10th May 2018

Congratulations to Lara Devi (Y4) who won a riding cup in Dubai. Lara Devi also passed 2 sailing exams, conducted by the Royal Yachting association (RYA), sailing in the open seas around Dubai. Well Done L...

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Conservation Career Talk

8th May 2018

As part of the Post 11+ programme of events, Year 6 are having careers talks and on the 8th May Mrs Callanan visited us to talk about the conservation of objects. It was extremely intriguing to learn about diff...

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FA Cup Final

5th May 2018

On Saturday 5th May, a few girls from the football club went to Wembley to watch the women’s FA cup final, Arsenal vs Chelsea. The game kicked off at 5:30 and the atmosphere was electric. For a while the ...

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Safety Online

2nd May 2018

Karl Hopwood, an online safety consultant visited Glendower on 2nd May to talk about e-safety. He spoke in an assembly and ran sessions with the girls, staff and parents. Girls in the Upper School thoroughly en...

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Habitat Creatures Visit Glendower

2nd May 2018

On Wednesday 2nd May a ranger from Zoo Lab came to visit Lower School. As our science topic is ‘Habitats’ this term, he taught us all about animals and their adaptations. We looked at and were allow...

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Money Raised for The Football Club

1st May 2018

It has been a record-breaking year for Football at Glendower. There have been more than 35 girls from Year 4-6 involved in the lunchtime football club, as well as fixtures with other schools. It is amazing to s...

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The Living Rainforest Trip

1st May 2018

This year, Year 2 have been learning about habitats and on Tuesday 1st May we visited ‘The Living Rainforest’, a large indoor tropical rainforest located in Hampstead Norreys. We spent the day explo...

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TreeHouse Visit

30th April 2018

TreeHouse School is a happy and vibrant community where children and young people with autism learn and flourish, with almost 90 pupils aged from infants to sixth formers. On Friday 30th April (6L) and Tuesday ...

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Short and Long Course Swimming Gala Competition

21st April 2018

  Allegra and Olivia swam in several meets in both long course (50 metre) and short course (25 metre) pools. The girls won a combined total of 4 gold, 10 silver and 5 bronze medals, and achieved numerous n...

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Charity Bake Sale for Canadapura Orphanage in Sri Lanka

28th March 2018

Thank you for your kind contributions. We raised £153 at the bake sale yesterday and used the funds to buy a Monopoly game, rounders and football equipment as well as fully filled pencil cases for the chi...

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Sports Relief

23rd March 2018

Here at Glendower, we have raised OVER £1,600!A huge thank you to all of the girls in School Council who have been busy selling the Sport Relief wristbands and who came up with the idea of a sponsored ass...

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Year 4 Sponsored Swim

21st March 2018

On the 21st March 2018, Y4 did a sponsored swim for two charities. We did it for Water Aid and Noah’s Ark. Y4 raised £981 in total (that’s almost £1000!). We were given 30 minutes to swi...

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The Festival of Passover

21st March 2018

This term, Y1 have been learning about the traditions and festivals of the Jewish religion. This week we had a wonderful visit from Mrs Sterling-Martin who told us all about the festival of Passover. She explai...

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Spring Music Recital Triumph

21st March 2018

Our Upper School Spring Music Recital was as one parent kindly wrote to tell me, ‘a triumph’ and I don’t think that I could have summed it up better myself. St Mary, the Boltons, is a very spe...

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Year 6 Balloon Debate

21st March 2018

        On 21st March, Year 6 took part in a balloon debate against Garden House and Orchard House. The event, which has taken place for a few years now, was hosted at Garden House School. T...

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National Army Museum Trip

20th March 2018

In the morning, we attended a body building workshop, where we learnt about injured soldiers and how their missing limbs can be replaced with prosthetic ones. To understand how the prosthetic limbs work, we got...

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2nd Place at The London Regional Fencing Championships

18th March 2018

Well done to Freya (Year 6) for coming second in the London Regional Fencing Championships! She is now through to the British Youth Championships which will take place in Sheffield in May.

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Year 3 Silent Movies Premiere

16th March 2018

Year 3 were very excited to attend the premiere showing of the Silent Movies they have been working on this term. Year 3 parents were given an exclusive opportunity to meet the stars during our annual “St...

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London League Swimming Competition

16th March 2018

On Friday, 16th March, Glendower participated in the semi-finals of the London League Swimming Competition. We completed against 5 other schools at Bute House. We all swam really well, winning a lot of our indi...

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Glendower Inter House Netball

15th March 2018

Earlier this month saw the return of the Glendower Inter-House Sports Competitions. With Year 3-6 competing in netball matches and the Lower School running relay races. The girls demonstrated excellent skill an...

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Winning at The Heathfield Swimming Gala

14th March 2018

On the 14th March, Glendower participated in The Heathfield Swim Gala. After swimming the individual races, we found out that we all made the individual race finals. We swam even quicker in the finals and all d...

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A Visit to The Globe Theatre

14th March 2018

Year 6 visited the Globe Theatre to take part in a ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ workshop and to see the matinee performance of the play. We started of the day with an intriguing workshop informing us of...

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Dentist Visit for Reception

13th March 2018

On Tuesday, the 13th of March, Reception 1 and 2 had a visit from Lara’s mum who is a dentist. Mrs Mirza taught us about eating and drinking healthy foods, and we also talked about the type of food that c...

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Just Some of Book Week Fun Highlights

12th March 2018

‘Books are a uniquely portable magic.’ Stephen King Our Book Week topic this year was ‘Read Around the World’ so the girls spent the week exploring a range of wonderful stories from far...

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Chess Tournament at Glendower

12th March 2018

On Monday 12th March the school hosted the annual Wallace Chess Girls’ Tournament. Glendower was able to enter teams in both the Seniors and the Juniors. We were joined by teams from Sarum Hall, South Ham...

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A Royal Treat

12th March 2018

  Congratulations to Aishwarya (Reception) who had a very proud moment when attending the Royal Commonwealth Service on 12th March at Westminster Abbey, as special guests from Arunima Kumar Dance, where sh...

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1st Place Swimming Record

11th March 2018

Congratulations to Veronica Venuti who has been winning more swimming medals, this time at the Middlesex Development Meet in Enfield on the 10th and 11th of March. Veronica swam in what is considered the toughe...

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Swimming in the Middlesex County ASA Spring Development Meet

10th March 2018

Congratulations to Amelie (Year 4) who swam in the Middlesex County ASA Spring Development Meet. This event is spread over three days - 10 March, 11 March and 17 March. Her results from her three races on the 1...

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Take One Picture

9th March 2018

   Once again, Glendower have taken part in the National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’ project. ‘Take One Picture’ is the National Gallery’s countrywide scheme for p...

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Book Aid International

9th March 2018

Thank you so much for your generous book donations this week. We have collected an array of beautiful children’s books that I am sure will be much appreciated when we send them on to a school in Ecuador. ...

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Glendower Football Club Match

7th March 2018

On Wednesday the 7th of March Glendower football club went to White City for a match against Pembridge Hall. After a quick warm up the reds and greens were on the pitch. All of the games were very close.The red...

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Fun at Kew Gardens

5th March 2018

Our Book Week project was based around the healing plants of the rainforest, so a trip to Kew Gardens was the ideal way to end the project. The girls started the day by visiting the Marianne North Gallery to vi...

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Another Book Review Publication

5th March 2018

A big well done to Francesca (Year 5) for having her book review of ‘The Letter for the King’ by Tonke Dragt published in the current issue of Scoop Magazine. What a great achievement! Mrs Cadenhead

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Bletchley Park At Glendower

27th February 2018

  The Glendower girls were very excited to be code breakers when Bletchley Park visited Glendower. Unlike many other historical artefacts, the girls were very lucky to have had the opportunity to touch and...

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More Swimming Medals Victory

24th February 2018

Congratulations to Veronica (Year 5) who had another successful weekend of swimming, this time in the Ealing Regional Qualifier meet. Veronica won 9 medals of which 5 were gold in the 9/10age group (400m Free, ...

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Swimming Achievement at Aldershot

24th February 2018

Congratulations to Allegra and Olivia (Year 6), who swam at Aldershot on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February. Allegra achieved anew personal best in both the 100 freestyle and 50 fly events, and both girls h...

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Poetry Recital Competition

23rd February 2018

The Poetry Recital Competition was a huge success again this year. Every girl in the school learnt, practised and performed their chosen poem in class throughout the week and they should all be very proud of th...

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Year 6 Result Success

22nd February 2018

Many congratulations to all our Y6 girls for another bumper set of 11+ results! This year we have won 14 Academic, Sports and Art scholarships to many different schools and I would like to say a special ‘...

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1st Place in Kitzb├╝hel

18th February 2018

Congratulations to Natalia (Year 5) who won 1st place in the downhill slalom ski race in Kitzbühel over half-term!        

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Medals at the Surrey County Swimming Championships

18th February 2018

During half term Maddie (Year 6) was at the London Aquatics Centre, home of the 2012 Olympic swimming competition, where she participated in the Surrey County Swimming Championships in the Girls 10-11 age group...

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Westminster Abbey Performance

16th February 2018

It gives me great pride to share that my dance institution (Arunima Kumar dance company) was selected to represent India and we performed an Indian classical dance at The Westminster Abbey altar on the 16 th of...

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Young Shakespeare Company Workshop

5th February 2018

The Upper School had a wonderful time last week when attending our annual Shakespeare workshops! This highly anticipated event has been running for the past four years and Year 6 are our first group to have att...

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Book Review Feature In Scoop Magazine

5th February 2018

  A big well done to Georgia (Year 6)  for having her book review of ‘Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus’ by Dusti Bowling published in the current issue of Scoop Magazine. ...

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The Wasps Netball Training Camp

3rd February 2018

On Saturday 3rd February, the Glendower netball club had a training session with ex England player and head coach of The Wasps, Tamsin Greenway. We worked on centre passes, and changing directions quickly, whic...

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The Big Battery Hunt Recycling Pioneer

1st February 2018

The Big Battery Hunt is a recycling initiative run by the National Schools Partnerships and I am pleased to announce that Talia Levy (Year 3) has been selected as The Big Battery Hunt’s January Recycling ...

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Netball vs Norland Place

29th January 2018

Year 5 squad and club participated in a netball match against Norland Place and it was an enjoyable and exciting game. The team played extremely well in both attack and defence, with our shooting being particul...

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The Snow Queen Glendowerites

28th January 2018

  On Sunday evening, I attended a performance of the Snow Queen at the Shaftesbury Theatre in the West End which was put on by Francis Holland School, SW1. Several old ‘Glendowerites’ were perf...

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