New Head Girl and Prefect Team on Duty
We are very pleased that our new Sixth Form Head Girl and Prefect Team have taken up their duties and are supporting staff in the day to day running of the school. Our Head Girl is Lucy Buchanan, supported by Deputies Hannah Wright, Alice Buchanan and Charlotte Cummings, and Senior Prefects Megan Hornsby, Caitlin Illingworth and Harriet Simpson.
Foreign Language Spelling Bee Regional Finals
After practising with the girls over many months, our amazing language assistants Susanne, Elsa and Charlotte accompanied three Year 7 girls, Elizabeth Chung, Adithi Ravishankar and Rebecca Surafel to the regional final of the Foreign Language Spelling Bee competition at Beckfoot school in Bradford in May.
Schools That Work For Everyone - Helping to Improve Education for All Children
The Schools That Work For Everyone report, a UK Government consultation paper published in May 2018, has showcased The Cool to be Clever Club, a collaborative programme between Sheffield Girls’, the Sheffield South East Learning Partnership, and The University of Sheffield, as a notable example of collaborative working between independent and state schools.
The GDST Minerva Prize
The Girls’ Day School Trust awards a number of high profile prizes and scholarships each year, including poetry, creative writing, public speaking, travel, classics and more. The highest accolade, in terms of prestige, is the Minerva Prize.
A Close Finish in the Inter-House Swimming Gala
Girls from Year 3-9 headed over to Heeley Pool for the Inter-House Swimming Gala on 14 May, swimming in a variety of races from breaststroke to backstroke and including butterfly for the senior girls. As well as showing great determination in their individual swims, the girls demonstrated teamwork and resilience in the the relays too.
Year 1 and Year 2 in Concert
Year 1 and Year 2 girls took part in a concert this week on 16 May. The girls all showed great confidence when performing their solos and we heard from a variety of instruments including the piano, harp, violin, voice and chinese harp!
A Taste of Success for Year 12 Young Enterprise Team
On Monday 14 May, our Year 12 Young Enterprise Company ‘Palate’ were successful once again when they attended the Young Enterprise South Yorkshire County Finals at Sheffield City College, where they competed against other teams in the county to be named the Best Company 2018.
Fearless Year 5s go to the GDST Junior Science Conference
On Thursday 4 May, five fearless Year Five volunteers traveled to London with Mrs Williams to take part in the inaugural GDST Junior Science Conference at the Royal Institution for a busy day of Science.
We're off to Wembley!
We had such a brilliant day on Friday 5 May, when forty girls and five staff went down to Wembley to watch the women's FA Cup final!
Super Season of Sport
In a very exciting two weeks, almost 200 girls have taken part in rounders, tennis, trampolining, gymnastics, football and swimming events, the most notable of these being the news on Sunday 6 May that our U19 gymnastics team have been crowned national champions!