GDST Young Leaders’ Conference at the Royal High School Bath
Sixth Form students from Sheffield Girls’, including the Head Girl team, were put through their paces by leaders from all walks of life at an ‘Apprentice’-style leadership event in October. Now in its seventh year, the GDST (Girls’ Day school Trust) Young Leaders’ Conference, which takes place at The Royal High School Bath, aims to help students develop tangible life and leadership skills, including teamwork, communication, negotiation, problem solving and financial management that will benefit them when they embark on their chosen careers.
A chance to have The Big Conversation with Paul Blomfield MP
On Friday 6th October the Main Hall at Sheffield Girls’ was the venue for local MP Paul Blomfield's annual community consultation, the Big Conversation. All of Year 12 and Year 13 students had the chance to ask those burning questions, such as: ‘What will Brexit mean for us, how will it affect the National Health Service and exactly what does happen to all that money that is paid in tax?
Chatsworth Art Out Loud Festival
At the end of September, A-level Art students Emily Puddephat, Neha Ray, Hannah Patrick and Becky Holder in Year 12, took part in a really inspirational, challenging and rewarding day at the Chatsworth Art Out Loud Festival with Mrs Andrews & Ms Senior.
Gold medals for Gymnast Jessica
Congratulations this week go to Jessica Rodgers, one of our new Year 7 students and one of this year’s Sports Scholarship winners. Jessica has just won the overall gold medal at the Yorkshire Women’s Artistic Gymnastics championships.
Medal Success in the GDST Trust Swimming Rally
On 3 October, a squad of 10 girls travelled to Northampton to take part in a GDST Trust Sports Rally in swimming. A team of Year 6 girls and a team of year 5 girls competed at the event against other GDST schools throughout the country.
Celebrating World Poetry Day
Creativity is one of our school values and it has certainly flowed forth this week.
Year 5 at the Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
On Monday 25 September, Year 5 visited Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet for their first trip together as a whole year group.
Five centuries of fashion and a glimpse of life in Tudor England for Year 12 and 13
On 20 September Year 12 and 13 historians visited Haddon Hall, a fortified medieval Manor house, along with its Elizabethan Gardens, to learn about the life of the Vernon and Manners families who have lived there since the house was built in the 11th century.
UK Athletics Success for Erin
Young athlete Erin Lobley in Year 8 has achieved huge success, now holding the UK record for Pentathlon U13 Girls, and surpassing international greats Morgan Lake and role-model Jessica Ennis- Hill's records at the same age.
A Significant Moment in the School’s History
As it enters its 140th year, the School starts the new school year in an exciting position as a result of the merger between Sheffield Girls’ and Ashdell Prep School.