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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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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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Road Safety Competition Winners

25th January 2018

Competition winners for this year’s Road Safety Calendar, Maya and Isabella (Year 5), were presented with their prizes by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Marie-Therese...

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Beauty Of India

25th January 2018

On Wednesday 25th January, Year 3 had an afternoon workshop on our Geography topic of India. We were very lucky to have three parents come in to talk to us about different aspects of India. Mrs Sanoke told us a...

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Learning To Be Resourceful At House Assembly

24th January 2018

During the third House Assembly, the House Captains and Deputies welcomed everyone and wished all a Happy New Year: happiness, good health, success and an understanding that everyone is not as privileged as we ...

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Winter Warmth Campaign

11th January 2018

A very big thank you to all our parents and our wonderful Parents Association for your generous contributions to the Winter Warmth campaign which raised £1,730.00. Last year, nearly £40,000 was dona...

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The Nutcracker Performance

13th December 2017

Congratulations to Georgiana and Parishi (Year 5) who are performing The Nutcracker at the charity fundraiser event with the English National Ballet. The event will be held at the Coliseum Theatre for a special...

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Health Poverty Action Charity Concert

12th December 2017

On the 12th of December the Senior Choir travelled to Putney High School to take part in a charity concert to raise money for Health Poverty Action. The girls gave an outstanding 15 minute performance and hugel...

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Christmas Concert

11th December 2017

Well done to all the girls. The Glendower Christmas Carol Concert at St Augustine’s Church on Monday was a huge success, and the singing was wonderful.    

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When Rudolph Lost His Shine

8th December 2017

The girls in Year 1 spent many hours rehearsing their play and the result was a fantastic performance with lively animated acting and wonderful singing. All the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves and will be s...

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Reception Nativity

8th December 2017

  On Friday the 8th of December both Reception classes performed brilliantly during their Nativity play ‘Sleepless Night’. We were so proud of their clear voices and beautiful singing and now ...

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Christmassy Friday

8th December 2017

All the Upper School girls had a great time on Friday afternoon with various Christmas activities! They went home laden with candle holders, snowman pictures and sand art patterns. Most girls couldn’t res...

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Age Concern Concert and Christmas Carols at Harrods

7th December 2017

I had the privilege of accompanying the Year 3&4 Junior Choir to St Cuthbert’s church where they sang to the elderly from the local community. It was very moving indeed and wonderful for them to have ...

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Making The World Better With A Sweater

7th December 2017

Everyone looked fantastically festive in their Christmas jumpers and onesies! Thank you so much for your generous donations to the ‘Save the Children’ charity. Everyone who has donated £2 to t...

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French Drama Performance

6th December 2017

The French drama club performed ‘Sept d’un coup’, a funny story about a poor but clever tailor who managed to achieve amazing things using his wit. Well done to Maya, Augustine, Chloe, Chiara,...

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Netball Camp with England Netball Star Sasha Corbin

2nd December 2017

On Saturday 2nd December Glendower held their very first Netball camp. We were so lucky and privileged to have an elite England netball star, Sasha Corbin coaching the girls. The camp began with a quick questio...

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Reception at The National Portrait Gallery

29th November 2017

Reception 1 and 2 visited the National Portrait Gallery for a workshop called ‘What is a portrait?’ We had a wonderful time exploring various portraits and discovering stories about the lives of sig...

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Glendower Christmas Bazaar

25th November 2017

"What can I say, the school was totally transformed on Saturday into a wintry, wonderland forest and then overnight, Santa’s elves transformed it back into something more recognisable! It was wonderful to...

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Veronica Wins 8 Gold Medals

25th November 2017

Congratulations Veronica! Veronica (Year 5) participated in her first official swimming meet at Hitchin Swim Centre, where she won 8 gold medals. This is a fantastic achievement and means she has qualified for ...

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London League Swimming Gala Round 1

24th November 2017

  "Congratulations to the girls who competed in Round 1 of the London Schools League Swimming Gala. This was a virtual gala, which means 19 different schools competed across 4 different galas and the swim ...

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Neal Zetter Author Visit

24th November 2017

On Friday 24th November, the poet Neal Zetter came to visit Glendower. He performed some of his comical poems to Years 2 and he held special workshops with Years 3 and 4. Year 3’s workshop was based on th...

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Mind The Gap

24th November 2017

  One Friday morning a London Underground tube driver invited lucky Clementine (Year 6) to sit in the front cabin for the entire journey to school and she got to make the famous announcements “mind ...

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Anti Bullying Week

17th November 2017

  On Friday, the girls were given the opportunity to express themselves by taking part in Odd Socks Day to mark Anti-Bullying Week. The theme of the campaign this year is “All different, all equal&rd...

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Chicks Have Arrived

16th November 2017

Last Thursday, we saw a chick hatch. It was amazing! We are lucky because we got to see the chick come out of the egg. He was so cute and very wet, we are going to call him Palmer Senior. We really like chicks ...

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Fresh Out of School

16th November 2017

On Thursday 16th November, the two Y3 classes went to the French Institute to watch “Fresh out of school”. This collection of short animated movies inspired by French poet Paul Éluard, is a j...

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Glendower Book Fair

16th November 2017

  A big thank you to everyone who supported our annual book fair. The Glendower book fair is an important event on the school calendar, it promotes interest in reading and book ownership as well as provid...

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Tout en haut du monde at South Kensington Kids Festival

13th November 2017

The Y5’s took part in the first event of the South Kensington Kids Festival. They went to the French Institute to watch “ Tout en haut du monde “, a French film about a young brave Russian gir...

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The Many Adventures of Paddington Bear

12th November 2017

Year 2 had a very exciting trip to the cinema to see Paddington Bear 2! In English, we have been learning about stories set in familiar settings and we enjoyed seeing Paddington’s adventures all over Lond...

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Victorian Studies

10th November 2017

As part of our Humanities topic on The Victorians, Year One had a fantastic trip to Leighton House Museum and Linley Sambourne House. The girls found out about the Victorian times and even met a real life Victo...

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Mia et le Migou Screening at the French Institute

9th November 2017

On Thursday 9th November the two Y4 classes went to the French Institute to watch “Mia et le Migou”, a French animation movie with English subtitles. The film was a great opportunity for the girls t...

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Rush Hour Concert

9th November 2017

  On Thursday 9th November, we hosted our first rush hour music concert for girls in the Upper School. Hopefully, this will be the first of many. It was lovely to see so many girls having the confidence an...

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French Speaking Competition Winners at Queen Annes School Caversham

1st November 2017

Congratulations to all the girls who won medals and Polina (Year 4) for winning the 1st place shield in the under 9 individual category for her performance of ‘La comptine’, at the popular Junior Fr...

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Wear it Wild

13th October 2017

On Friday 13th October, Glendower held a charity day in aid of Wear It Wild Day. There was a wide range of animals that came in to school including hippos, giraffes, elephants and snow leopards! This day was im...

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Reporting Natural Disasters at SKY Studios

12th October 2017

On Thursday 12th October Year 5 went to the Sky Skills Studio to take part in a workshop based on the topic of ‘Natural Disasters’. At Sky we had the opportunity to present, film, edit, produce and ...

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Harvest Festival

9th October 2017

Thank you to all our incredibly generous Glendower parents who donated items for the Harvest Festival which was gratefully received by the North Paddington Food Bank and for the £720 which was r...

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Breaking News at SKY Studios

4th October 2017

On Wednesday 4th October, Year 4 went to Sky studios to make their own news report about the World of Money. We went into the Headquarters and the actual studios to explore what it is like to be part of a news ...

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Mummification at the British Museum

28th September 2017

Year 3 went on their annual trip to the British Museum last week. This year the girls attended a presentation in the education centre which focused on how mummies had survived so well over the years and how new...

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Piers Torday Author Visit

25th September 2017

On Monday we were delighted to welcome award winning author Piers Torday to visit the Upper School. Piers’ bestselling series for children, The Last Wild trilogy was shortlisted for the Waterstones Childr...

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National Youth Orchestra Performance

24th September 2017

Costanza was selected to perform as part of the National Youth Orchestra in the under 10s category. This is a huge achievement as entry is highly competitive with hundreds of children from all over the country ...

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Success at Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge Megafinals

15th June 2017

Jolnar (Year 5) took part in the highly prestigious Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge - Megafinals Stage in Richmond this weekend and came second place in the U10 Girls category, hence, qualifying for ...

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IAPS National Fencing Champion

13th May 2017

Three girls went to represent Glendower last weekend at the IAPS national fencingchampionships which took place over two days: Zoe, Freya and Melissa. Many congratulations to Zoe who took first in the U11 Foil ...

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Glendower Swimmers are IAPS National Champions

6th May 2017

Glendower are IAPS National Champions!  K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley Congratulations to the 11 swimmers who qualified for the IAPS Swimming Finals out of 4000 competitors from 250 schools across the country....

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National Science Quiz Club Competition Finals

17th March 2017

Glendower was the only all girls school to reach the finals in the Science Quiz Club competition and came 3rd nationally! Go Glendower!  "On the 3rd March, Aneira, Sasha, Héloïse and Josefina w...

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Well done Year 6 for yet another set of excellent 11 Plus results

27th February 2017

I am delighted to announce it has been yet another fantastic year with great results at many wonderful schools. Our girls should be very proud of their achievement results. All the girls will be moving on ...

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