Sheffield Girls’ Annual Golf Day
Our fourth Sheffield Girls’ Annual Golf Day was, once again, a wonderful day out at one of our region’s finest golf courses, the Hallamshire. Teams from both Sheffield Girls’ and Ashdell Prep School took part this year – in all, 84 golfers representing 21 teams made up of parents, alumni, friends of the school and local businesses.
A double win in the Routes To Languages Modern Languages Translation Bee
Tuesday 6 June saw two of our Year 8 students, Nawar Hussain and Ashwini Garneti, win the regional heats of the Modern Languages Translation Bee competition, Nawar in French and Ashwini in Spanish. Mara Sergienko in Year 8 competed for German and also did very well indeed.
Go4SET project My School is an Island is Best Overall!
On Tuesday 6 June, two teams of Year 9 students competed in the annual Go4Set competition at Sheffield Hallam University. The Year 9s have been working on their projects for the last three months with engineers from Arup as industrial mentors.
Sheffield Girls' and Birkdale Joint Sixth Form Choir performance is Poetry in Motion
On Monday this week we hosted our joint Sheffield Girls' and Birkdale Sixth Form choral and orchestral concert, their last concert for a while! The theme of the evening was scientific, involving formulae such as force = mass x acceleration and weight = mass x gravitational field strength (thanks to Dr Dinsdale!).
Year 13 Leavers Evening Dinner
On Wednesday the Sports Hall was transformed with flowers, balloons and dining tables for our Year13 Leavers’ Evening where the girls, their parents and teachers came together to celebrate the partnership between school and home, as the girls reach the end of their time in school.
A Bumper Turnout for the Junior School Gardening Club
We had a bumper turnout of enthusiastic volunteers for our first ever gardening event on Wednesday 10 May. The sun shone on the workers as they weeded, pruned, planted and watered the school gardens. A huge thank you to everyone who came and helped to make our school look its best. It was great fun!
GDST Gender Awareness Day at Sheffield Girls’
On Tuesday 2 May Sheffield Girls’ welcomed pupils and teachers from GDST schools in the North of England to a training day aimed at raising awareness in pupils and staff of issues facing trans-gender people in our society.
Year 7 Samira reaches the National Finals of the Route to Languages Languages Spelling Bee in French
We wished our Year 7 linguists (Samira Sanders - French, Aida Tesfaye - Spanish, Alisa Ivanov - German) the best of luck in the Route to Languages Languages Spelling Bee as they travelled to Bradford on Tuesday 2 May to take part in the Regional finals of the competition.
The Letter Studio Scoop the BiG Prize at the BiG Challenge Awards 2017
Three of our enterprising Year 9 students have won the trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam at the prestigious 10th annual BiG Challenge Awards for school and college students, sponsored by major law firm DLA Piper, one of the top law firms in the world, who started in Sheffield.
Poetry Day for Year 9
On 26 April, our regular visiting poet, Ash Dickinson, who is a writer, poet and comedy performer, ran two sessions with the groups introducing three poems from the GCSE anthology which they will all study next year.