News & Events

2018-12-13

Winter Warmth Campaign

Thank you to all of our parents who donated to the Kensington and Chelsea Winter Warmth Campaign, we raised £1012.35 th...

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2018-12-12

Glendower a du talent

Today, the French Drama Club performed “Au café” and ‘Glendower a du talent” in front of the Upper School; two ...

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2018-12-06

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Although the storyline remained the same, this production was taken away from the ...

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2018-12-02

Daphne’s Silver Medal

Well done to Daphne who won Silver Medal for the Y4s in the Hammersmith Gymnastics Club Championships....

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2018-12-01

Netball Camp with Shantel Salter

On Saturday 1st December 2018, the year 5 and 6 squad and club girls had an early morning wake to attend our netball mas...

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2018-11-28

Netball at Holland Park

On Wednesday 28th November eight year 6s went to a netball tournament at Holland Park. We all played exceptionally well ...

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2018-11-24

Glendower Christmas Bazaar

Yet another school event which is managed entirely by our fantastic PA. Mrs Sterling-Martin managed the whole process se...

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2018-11-23

London Swimming League Gala

On Friday the 23rd of November, swimmers from Y3-Y6 participated in a school swim gala against five other schools. It wa...

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2018-11-22

Shoe Box Appeal

The Samaritan’s Purse collected 168 Shoeboxes from school today, all donated by Glendower girls. They have given sc...

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2018-11-22

What Is A Portrait?

We have been creating our own portraits at school, so last week Reception visited the National Portrait Gallery. Our mu...

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2018-11-21

Space Shifters Exhibition

On Wednesday 21st November, Art Scholarship group accompanied Mrs Cox and Miss Lambert to the Space Shifters exhibition ...

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2018-11-21

Comic Workshop with Tor Freeman

On Wednesday 21 November, an illustrator called Tor Freeman came to teach Y6 how to make a good comic strip. Tor discuss...

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2018-11-20

Dilili à Paris

On Tuesday 20 November, Y4 took part in the South Kensington Festival 2018 and watched a film called ‘Dilili à Paris...

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2018-11-19

Be Resilient!

This morning, Mrs Maher did an assembly about resilience. Resilience means to be able to recover quickly from difficulty...

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2018-11-19

Wear It Wild Day

It was so wonderful to see you all get involved with our ‘Wear it Wild Day’ this year. We raised an amazing £422....

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2018-11-18

Chelsea and Westminster Swimming Club Competition

On Sunday 18th November, swimmers from the Chelsea and Westminster Swimming Club, competed in multiple races. It was a l...

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2018-11-16

UK Parliament Week

As well as being Upper School Exams Week and Anti-Bullying Week, it has also been UK Parliament Week! In humanities l...

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2018-11-11

My First Fencing Tournament

Adaobi and Annabelle (Y2) attended their first fencing tournament on November 11th, organised by Leon Paul at Millfield ...

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2018-11-10

Thomas’s Clapham Tournament

Saturday 10th November, Year 6 netball squad participated in the Thomas’s Clapham Netball tournament. We played except...

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2018-11-09

Remembering World War 1

This week, Glendower has been commemorating the centenary of WWI, focusing specifically on Armistice Day in 1918. Each...

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2018-11-08

Achieve Your Dreams Despite Your Disability

On Thursday the 8th of November Red Szell came in to talk to us about achieving your dreams even when you’re disabled....

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2018-11-08

Gautim Malkani Journalism Visit

Today, Gautam Malkani, an experienced journalist working for the Financial Times, came in to tell us about his career an...

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2018-11-07

French Speaking Competition

On Wednesday, 7th of November, a group of girls from Year 4 and 5 accompanied by Madame Metro and Miss Pierpoint, went t...

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2018-10-16

“Lock ‘em up!”- Year 6 at The Charles Dickens Museum

Year 6 have been studying ‘A Christmas Carol’ (1843) in their English lessons this term. To complement their studies...

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2018-10-12

Charity Sponsored Skip

The sponsored skip has been a great success thanks to everyone’s support, especially the PE department, the energetic ...

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2018-10-08

Harvest Festival

It was lovely to see so many of you on Monday at the Harvest Festival Service. Thank you so much for all your donations....

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2018-10-08

Netball vs Roche School

On Monday 8th October, a few Y6 and two Y5 girls, played a netball match against the Roche School. Both the purple and r...

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2018-10-05

Friendly Gala

On Friday 28th September, Glendower went to Bute House to compete in a friendly gala. Many people went, which included s...

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2018-10-04

National Poetry Day

On Thursday 4th October it was National Poetry Day and the theme this year was ‘Change’. Here is a little about what...

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2018-10-02

IAPS Football Tournament

On Tuesday 2nd October Glendower competed in their first ever IAPS Football tournament which was held in Taunton, Somers...

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2018-09-25

House Assembly

During the first House Assembly, the House Captains and Vice Captains welcomed the girls and reminded them that House me...

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2018-09-22

Equestrian achievement

Krishna (Y3) and Anoushka (Y1) recently competed in their first equestrian show in Kildale, North Yorkshire. They part...

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2018-09-22

Wycombe Abbey Netball & Lacrosse Workshop

On Saturday 22nd of September the girls from netball squad attended a morning of netball at Wycombe Abbey, followed by a...

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2018-09-20

Stop Press! Planning Permission Granted!

We have spent a great deal of time over the past few years exploring possibilities for the expansion of facilities for p...

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2018-09-11

Live Bulletin from The Sky Skills Studios

On Tuesday the 11th of September, Y6 went on a school trip to the Sky Skills Studios to take a look at the Tech Summit t...

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2018-07-07

Our First Triathlon

On the 7th July 2018 four girls from Year 3 (at the time), Chole, Kiara, Talia and Chiara participated in their first co...

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2018-06-27

Charity Bake Sale for Canadapura Orphanage in Sri Lanka

Thank you for your kind contributions. We raised £153 at the bake sale yesterday and used the funds to buy a Monopoly g...

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2018-06-22

National bronze winners at the English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA)

Well done to our swimmers Hannah, Heloise, Olivia, Allegra, Veronica and Georgia who have done amazingly well to win 3rd...

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2018-06-06

Going Ape

Year One and Two went to Go Ape for their ‘Give it a Go’ activity day. The girls had a wonderful time challenging th...

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2018-06-03

Festival of Arts and Faith Winner

The St Stephen’s Summer Festival of Arts and Faith, Gloucester Road, held their annual Competition this week. The work...

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2018-05-29

Safety Online

Karl Hopwood, an online safety consultant visited Glendower on 2nd May to talk about e-safety. He spoke in an assembly a...

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2018-05-25

Medicine Career Talk

Today Year 6 were joined by Dr Upadhya for a careers talk about working in medicine. She talked about the route into ...

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2018-05-22

Build An App Day

On Tuesday 22nd May 6L took part in ‘Build an App Day’. They worked in pairs, came up with an idea, chose an app nam...

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2018-05-21

Fait des Sandwich

As part of our unit “Préparez à manger”, Y3 made small sandwiches during the French lesson. Well done “petits ch...

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2018-05-17

Discovering Shapes at The Victoria and Albert Museum

Reception 1 and 2 went on a trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum. The children took part in a ‘Discovering Shape’ ...

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2018-05-16

Determination at the IAPS Sailing Competition

We were the only competitors from our school at the IAPS sailing competition. We went to the National Sailing Academy in...

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2018-05-16

Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Debate

On Wednesday 16th May Year 6 took part in their second debate with Garden House and Orchard house this year. This time i...

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2018-05-15

Unite Win The Glendower Elections

Every year, the Year 6 girls participate in the Glendower Elections. The whole year splits up into 4 groups and we creat...

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2018-05-14

Training Session with Olympic GB Swimmer Craig Gibbons

On Monday the 14th of May 2018, the Glendower lAPS team attended a training session, with Olympic GB swimmer Craig Gibbo...

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2018-05-13

Fencing Triumphs

On 12th May, I competed in the IAPS National Sabre Fencing Championships at Millfield School in Somerset. Sabre is one o...

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2018-05-13

Checkmate

Jolnar (Y6) and Lamar (Y3) took part in the Surrey Central Megafinal chess tournament last weekend. Jolnar achieved fir...

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2018-05-10

Les Enfants de Frankie Charity Performance

Congratulations to Stephine (Y4) for performing beautifully in a show hosted by Les Enfants de Frankie a charity which h...

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2018-05-10

Riding and Sailing Success

Congratulations to Lara Devi (Y4) who won a riding cup in Dubai. Lara Devi also passed 2 sailing exams, conducted by th...

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2018-05-08

Conservation Career Talk

As part of the Post 11+ programme of events, Year 6 are having careers talks and on the 8th May Mrs Callanan visited us ...

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2018-05-05

FA Cup Final

On Saturday 5th May, a few girls from the football club went to Wembley to watch the women’s FA cup final, Arsenal vs ...

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2018-05-02

Habitat Creatures Visit Glendower

On Wednesday 2nd May a ranger from Zoo Lab came to visit Lower School. As our science topic is ‘Habitats’ this term,...

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2018-05-01

Money Raised for The Football Club

It has been a record-breaking year for Football at Glendower. There have been more than 35 girls from Year 4-6 involved ...

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2018-05-01

The Living Rainforest Trip

This year, Year 2 have been learning about habitats and on Tuesday 1st May we visited ‘The Living Rainforest’, a lar...

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2018-04-30

TreeHouse Visit

TreeHouse School is a happy and vibrant community where children and young people with autism learn and flourish, with a...

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2018-04-21

Short and Long Course Swimming Gala Competition

Allegra and Olivia swam in several meets in both long course (50 metre) and short course (25 metre) pools. The girls won...

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2018-03-23

Sports Relief

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...

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2018-03-21

Spring Music Recital Triumph

Our Upper School Spring Music Recital was as one parent kindly wrote to tell me, ‘a triumph’ and I don’t think tha...

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2018-03-21

Year 4 Sponsored Swim

On the 21st March 2018, Y4 did a sponsored swim for two charities. We did it for Water Aid and Noah’s Ark. Y4 raise...

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2018-03-21

The Festival of Passover

This term, Y1 have been learning about the traditions and festivals of the Jewish religion. This week we had a wonderf...

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2018-03-21

Year 6 Balloon Debate

On 21st March, Year 6 took part in a balloon debate against Garden House and Orchard House. The event, which has taken p...

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2018-03-20

National Army Museum Trip

In the morning, we attended a body building workshop, where we learnt about injured soldiers and how their missing limbs...

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2018-03-16

Year 3 Silent Movies Premiere

Year 3 were very excited to attend the premiere showing of the Silent Movies they have been working on this term. Year 3...

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2018-03-16

London League Swimming Competition

On Friday, 16th March, Glendower participated in the semi-finals of the London League Swimming Competition. We completed...

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2018-03-15

Glendower Inter-House Netball

Earlier this month saw the return of the Glendower Inter-House Sports Competitions. With Year 3-6 competing in netball m...

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2018-03-14

Winning at The Heathfield Swimming Gala

On the 14th March, Glendower participated in The Heathfield Swim Gala. After swimming the individual races, we found out...

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2018-03-14

A Visit to The Globe Theatre

Year 6 visited the Globe Theatre to take part in a ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ workshop and to see the matinee performa...

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2018-03-13

Dentist Visit for Reception

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 abo...

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2018-03-12

Just Some of Book Week Fun Highlights

‘Books are a uniquely portable magic.’ Stephen King Our Book Week topic this year was ‘Read Around the World’ s...

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2018-03-12

Chess Tournament at Glendower

On Monday 12th March the school hosted the annual Wallace Chess Girls’ Tournament. Glendower was able to enter teams i...

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2018-03-12

A Royal Treat

Congratulations to Aishwarya (Reception) who had a very proud moment when attending the Royal Commonwealth Service on 12...

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2018-03-11

1st Place Swimming Record

Congratulations to Veronica Venuti who has been winning more swimming medals, this time at the Middlesex Development Mee...

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2018-03-10

Swimming in the Middlesex County ASA Spring Development Meet

Congratulations to Amelie (Year 4) who swam in the Middlesex County ASA Spring Development Meet. This event is spread ov...

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2018-03-09

Take One Picture

Once again, Glendower have taken part in the National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’ project. ‘Take One Picture’...

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2018-03-09

Book Aid International

Thank you so much for your generous book donations this week. We have collected an array of beautiful children’s books...

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2018-03-05

Fun at Kew Gardens

Our Book Week project was based around the healing plants of the rainforest, so a trip to Kew Gardens was the ideal way ...

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2018-03-05

Another Book Review Publication

A big well done to Francesca (Year 5) for having her book review of ‘The Letter for the King’ by Tonke Dragt publi...

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2018-02-27

Bletchley Park At Glendower

The Glendower girls were very excited to be code breakers when Bletchley Park visited Glendower. Unlike many other histo...

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2018-02-24

More Swimming Medals Victory

Congratulations to Veronica (Year 5) who had another successful weekend of swimming, this time in the Ealing Regional Qu...

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2018-02-24

Swimming Achievement at Aldershot

Congratulations to Allegra and Olivia (Year 6), who swam at Aldershot on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February. Alle...

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2018-02-23

Poetry Recital Competition

The Poetry Recital Competition was a huge success again this year. Every girl in the school learnt, practised and perfor...

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2018-02-22

Year 6 Result Success

Many congratulations to all our Y6 girls for another bumper set of 11+ results! This year we have won 14 Academic, Sp...

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2018-02-18

Medals at the Surrey County Swimming Championships

During half term Maddie (Year 6) was at the London Aquatics Centre, home of the 2012 Olympic swimming competition, whe...

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2018-02-16

Westminster Abbey Performance

It gives me great pride to share that my dance institution (Arunima Kumar dance company) was selected to represent India...

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2018-02-05

Young Shakespeare Company Workshop

The Upper School had a wonderful time last week when attending our annual Shakespeare workshops! This highly anticipated...

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2018-02-05

Book Review Feature In Scoop Magazine

A big well done to Georgia (Year 6)  for having her book review of ‘Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus...

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2018-02-03

The Wasps Netball Training Camp

On Saturday 3rd February, the Glendower netball club had a training session with ex England player and head coach of The...

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2018-02-01

The Big Battery Hunt Recycling Pioneer

The Big Battery Hunt is a recycling initiative run by the National Schools Partnerships and I am pleased to announce t...

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2018-01-29

Netball vs Norland Place

Year 5 squad and club participated in a netball match against Norland Place and it was an enjoyable and exciting game....

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2018-01-28

The Snow Queen Glendowerites

On Sunday evening, I attended a performance of the Snow Queen at the Shaftesbury Theatre in the West End which was put...

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