News & Events

2019-10-04

Gordan House Fundraiser

Well done to everyone who raised over £400 for the Gordon House Sponsored Skip Fundraiser. Proceeds will go towards St...

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2019-10-01

Victorians at the V&A

On Tuesday, Year 6 went to the V&A Museum to experience and learn about both Victorian art and history. Mr Van R...

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2019-10-01

Friendship Assembly

5M treated us to an entertaining assembly on the theme of friendship. Our central character, Gina, was upset. Her frien...

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2019-09-30

Netball vs Francis Holland

On Monday, the Year 5 netball team played two exhilarating netball matches against Francis Holland’s Netball Team. Fi...

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2019-09-27

Bute House Gala

On Friday 27th September Y4, Y5 and Y6 attended our first swim competition of the year against Bute House. Everyone...

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2019-06-28

Swimming Success

Over the last few months, Veronica (Y6) has continued her upward progress in her swimming results. At the age of 10 ...

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2019-06-21

The Museum of London Trip

On Monday 21st June, Year 3 enjoyed visiting the Museum of London. We had a workshop where we watched a shadow puppet t...

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2019-06-21

Ben Nevis Climb

On Friday, 21st June, my dad and I went to Scotland to climb Ben Nevis. This is the highest mountain in the British Isl...

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2019-06-20

Our Lippy Skippy Project

This whole idea began in March 2019. Alexia and I had an idea to sell lip balms for a charity called Pass on Plastic as...

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2019-06-20

IAPS Rounders

On Thursday 20th of June 9 girls went to the rounders IAPS. We played really well given as it was our first tournament ...

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2019-06-19

Reducing Effects of Global Warming Debate

On the 19th of June, Year 6 school journeyed to Turnham Green to take part in our final debate with Garden House and Or...

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2019-06-16

Gold and Silver Medals Galore

Last weekend, Olivia (Y4) competed in the Brompton Swim Club Championships. After competing in 8 races, which included ...

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2019-06-15

Winners at the Ross Nye Stables Hyde Park Show

Imane (Y2), Hadia (Y3) and Sasha (Y5) participated in the Ross Nye Stables Hyde Park Show over the weekend. The gir...

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2019-06-11

Year 6 Enterprise Day

On Tuesday 11th June, Year 6 took part in an Enterprise Day. This day was filled with teamwork, confident decision maki...

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2019-06-10

Festival of Arts Opening

On Monday evening many pupils from Year 3 and Art club along with their parents gathered for the opening of the annual ...

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2019-06-09

Chess Mega Final Winner

Congratulations to Lilah (Y2) who played in the North London Chess Mega final on Sunday 9th June, and won the 1st place...

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2019-06-09

Will-to-Win Netball Tournament

On Sunday 9th June, seven Y3 girls represented Glendower in a netball tournament organised by Will-to-Win. Amelia A,...

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2019-06-09

Davenport Cup Bridge Competition

We are very proud of Maya (Y6) and her sister Maddie (old Glendowerite, now Year 7 St Paul's Girls' School) for partici...

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2019-06-08

IAPS Finals Competition

On Saturday, 8th June, the Glendower IAPS swimmers took part in the Finals of the IAPS competition. This is the most im...

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2019-06-07

Our Excellent Catering Team

Congratulations to our catering team at Glendower, who have received a certificate of excellence from the European Safe...

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2019-06-07

Give It A Go Week

Readiness, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Reflectiveness, Resilience and Relationships. These are Glendower’s 6Rs ...

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2019-06-07

Famous Fives in the Isle of Wight

We arrived in the UKSA centre in Cowes at about noon on Monday and we were met with a warm welcome from the instructors...

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2019-06-07

Pirates of Glendower

On Friday 7th June, Years 2 and 3 enjoyed a Pirates’ Adventure Afternoon. Girls in both year groups worked together i...

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2019-06-05

Year 3 ICT Day

As part of activities week year 3 took part in an ICT day. They created trailers on the iPad using iMovie; this invo...

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2019-06-05

LSSA Finals

On Wednesday, 5th June, a few years 5 and 6 girls returned to London from their residential trip, to participate in the...

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2019-06-02

Bronze at the Delancey Chess Mega Finals

Well done to Simran (Y3) for playing at the Delancey Chess mega finals on Sunday 2nd June, and for being awarded a bron...

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2019-05-22

Build An App Workshop

On the 22nd May, 6L took part in Build an App Day’. We all made an app using Appshed. We were able to choose our topi...

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2019-05-21

Rounders vs Francis Holland

On 21st May, we had our first rounders match of the season. We played against Francis Holland in Battersea Park. We wer...

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2019-05-18

U10 & U11 Woldingham Cricket Tournament

On Saturday 18th of May, nine Year 6 and seven Year 5 girls went to a Kwik Cricket Tournament at Woldingham School. ...

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2019-05-17

Je Vais Faire Un Sandwich!

As part of our unit “Préparez à manger”, Y3 made small sandwiches during the French lesson. They memorised key in...

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2019-05-17

Glendower Elections 2019

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

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2019-05-17

Downe House Masterclass

On Friday, 17th May, Year 6 were lucky enough to go to Downe House, for a fun sports masterclass outdoors. We arrived a...

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2019-05-15

Garden House & Orchard House Debate

On Wednesday the 15th of May, Glendower hosted a debate with Garden House and Orchard House. We recreated the House of ...

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2019-05-15

Trip to the Living Rainforest

This year, Year 2 have been learning about habitats and we went on a trip to visit ‘The Living Rainforest’, a large...

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2019-05-13

Paddle & Pick

On Monday 13th May, Y6 went on a “Paddle and Pick” outing on the Paddington canal, in order to increase our awarene...

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2019-05-09

Dear Greenpeace

In English last week we read a book called ‘Dear Greenpeace’, a story about a little girl who finds a whale in her ...

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2019-05-08

Heathfield Lacrosse Camp

On Wednesday 8th May Year 5 went to Heathfield School in Ascot to practise their lacrosse skills. We were organised int...

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2019-05-07

Winners of the National Quiz Club Competition

On Tuesday 7th May 2019, two teams from Glendower took part in the National Quiz Club Competition held at The Hall Scho...

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2019-05-03

Digital Awareness UK

This week Charlotte Robertson from Digital Awareness UK presented e-safety talks for both staff and parents. She covere...

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2019-05-02

Water Aid Sponsored Swim

Well done to Year 4 who took part in a sponsored swim to raise money for their chosen charity, ‘WaterAid.’ All spon...

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2019-05-02

What’s Up?

How can we recycle one hundred and twenty 2 litre plastic water bottles? By building a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) out o...

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2019-04-27

Hockey Mascots at Olympic Park

On 27th April, a group of girls from Glendower travelled to the Lee Valley Olympic Area to watch a field hockey match, ...

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2019-03-28

National Maritime Museum

On Thursday 28th March, Y5 went to the National Maritime Museum to explore the galleries and learn about polar explorat...

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2019-03-22

The Pink Polar Bear

Did you know that amongst us there is a published author? Chloé (4S) was in Year 2 when she wrote her first picture boo...

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2019-03-19

Georgia O’Keeffe Inspired Drawings

On Tuesday 5M have been taking inspiration from Georgia O’Keeffe to create blended oil pastel and soft pastel drawings...

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2019-03-19

Inter-House Netball Competition

On Tuesday 19th March Year 5 and 6 had their Inter-House netball competition. Thankfully, the weather was sunny and all...

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2019-03-18

Richmond Upon Thames Performing Arts Festival

Congratulations to Elara (Y4) who won the piano section in both the age 7-8 and the overall category up to age 10! Elara...

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2019-03-17

Winning at The Windsor Swim Club

Following in the footsteps of big sisters Allegra and Olivia, Emilia (Y3) participated in her first swim gala as part of...

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2019-03-16

Channel 4 Child Genius

We are immensely proud of our very own Jolnar who took part in Channel 4's Child Genius  2019 at the age of 10. 100's o...

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2019-03-15

British Science Week

This week we have been celebrating British Science Week in upper school lessons. At the start of the week I set the girl...

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2019-03-15

Red Nose Day

On Friday 15th March, everyone in the school took part in ‘Red Nose Day’ to raise money for Comic Relief. So far Co...

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2019-03-13

Heathfield Swimming Gala

On Wednesday 13th March, a few swimmers from year 4 & 5 participated in the Heathfield Prep Schools Swim Gala. We co...

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2019-03-12

Spring Music Concert

On Tuesday 12 March, members of the Upper School choirs, orchestra, ensembles and soloists had the opportunity to perfor...

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2019-03-11

Imperial War Museum Trip

On the 11th of March 2019, we visited the Imperial War Museum and we discovered several things. We looked at 3 floors, e...

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2019-03-08

Great British Authors Book Week

Our Book Week topic this year was ‘Great British Authors’, so the girls explored a range of books from some of our f...

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2019-03-07

Hair Donation to The Little Princess Trust

Amelia (Y3) has been very patient to keep her hair for several months so it could be long enough to meet the requirement...

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2019-03-06

Annual Balloon Debate

Glendower, along with Garden House and Orchard House, participated in the annual Balloon Debate on Wednesday 6th March. ...

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2019-03-05

Personal Bests at The Maltman’s Green Swimming Gala

On the 5th March, girls from Years 3-6 went to compete in a friendly swimming gala against Maltman’s Green. The compet...

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2019-03-04

Importance of Science Assembly by Dame Mary Archer

On 4th March Dame Mary Archer, Chair of the Science Museum, came to visit the Upper School in assembly. She talked about...

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2019-03-01

Another year of excellent 11+ Results!

Exam Results 2019 I am filled with immense pride in the achievements of our Y6 girls who have had the most outstandin...

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2019-02-28

Moon Rocks

We have been lucky enough to have secured a loan of meteorites and lunar samples from the STFC on behalf of the American...

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2019-02-28

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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2019-02-26

Anne Fine Author Visit

On Tuesday 26th February we were lucky to be joined by the second Children’s Laureate and distinguished prize-winning ...

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2019-02-14

IAPS Badminton Doubles Competition

India and I went to Great Wanstead School to play in the Badminton IAPS. It was a doubles competition, and we had never ...

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2019-02-08

French Shopping Skills in Haricotville

On Friday 8th February, Y3 went to the Europa Centre. We were split into groups and went into shops where we pretended t...

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2019-02-04

Western Riverside Waste Authority Workshops

This week all Glendower girls enjoyed a recycling workshop - the lower school girls made recycling superheroes, the Year...

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2019-02-03

River Clean-Up with Thames 21

Not sure what to do at the weekend? Looking to learn a lot about plastic pollution in our rivers and how we can help? Wh...

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2019-02-02

Netball Masterclass with England Netball Captain Ama Agbeze

On Saturday 2nd February, Y5 and Y6 netball squad and club were extremely lucky and honoured to have a 3-hour training s...

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2019-01-28

To Be Or Not To Be

The Upper School had an incredible time attending our annual Young Shakespeare Workshops earlier in the week. This event...

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2019-01-24

Netball vs Falkner House

On Thursday 24th January, Y5 attended a netball fixture against Falkner House. We had lots of fun and worked as a team t...

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2019-01-23

Learning About Puppets at The Lyric Theatre

Y1 went to Lyric Theatre Hammersmith where they spent the day learning all about puppets. They made up their own stor...

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2019-01-22

2nd Place at Quiz Club General Knowledge Championships

On Tuesday 22nd January, eight girls from Glendower went off to the Quiz Club General Knowledge Championships with Mrs M...

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2019-01-17

Age UK Tea and Concert at St Cuthbert’s Church

On Thursday 17th January, members of the Glendower Chamber Choir were invited to sing at St Cuthbert’s Church as part ...

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2019-01-15

African Art Sculpture Workshop

On Tuesday the 15th of January, 6L used charcoal to draw African figures, that I brought in from home. They were from...

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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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