Closed Weekend Fun At Queen Anne's

Friday 2nd May 2014

The first weekend of the Trinity term, Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 April was a Closed Weekend for boarders and L4 pupil Eleanor shared with us her experience of the action-packed weekend:

“This weekend we had a very busy and active time.  After Saturday morning activities we filled our tuck boxes with goodies from Caversham and then prepared ourselves for the afternoon ahead.  We had lots of different activities in all of the houses.  Wilkins had sewing machines where we could make bean bags and pencil cases which was great fun.  In Maddock we made bunting for our boards and houses which looks great!  It was really good to visit the senior houses where the girls made us feel very welcome.  In Holmes we made smoothies and cup cakes and in Michell we decorated eggs and made crispy cakes – amazing!  We all had a house meeting on Saturday evening after dinner where we were given two challenges to prepare for the next day.  The first challenge was to suggest 12 items to go in a time capsule and the second was to make a chant both to celebrate the school’s 120th anniversary this year.  On Sunday we had a glorious lie in with brunch and then a sports day followed by showing Mrs Harrington our chants and trying to convince her that our time capsule ideas were the best.  Sunday night we had brownies and hot chocolate before going to bed exhausted after such a full weekend.”

Written by Eleanor, L4

 

Recent News

Queen Anne's attend the Foundation Schools' MUN Conference

20 October 2017

On Tuesday 3 October, 12 members of the Sixth Form travelled to Emanuel School in London for the 2017 Foundation Schools' Model United Nations Conference.
 

Recent News

The U4 headed to Charlbury Wood for a day of Bushcraft and Team Building

18 October 2017

66 U4 girls headed to Charlbury Wood in Oxfordshire for a day of Bushcraft and teambuilding activities!
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's Sports News

16 October 2017

A round up of all the latest sports news from Queen Anne's in the week commencing Monday 9 October.
 

Recent News

Duncan Forbes Visits Queen Anne's for National Poetry Day

13 October 2017

On Thursday 28 September, British poet Duncan Forbes visited Queen Anne's to deliver poetry workshops for our U4 and U5 on National Poetry Day.
 

Recent News

Students Visit the Reading University Neuroscience Centre

12 October 2017

Yesterday was an exciting day for multiple Queen Anne's students as they visited Reading University's research centre. This is all part of opting in to our BrainCanDo research project investigating the dynamics of pupil interactions and the spread of motivation through peer groups.
 

Recent News

The L4 Play their First Lacrosse Match

11 October 2017

After much anticipation and weeks of hard practice, the U12 A Lacrosse team played their first ever match together away at St Swithun's School.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's Sports News

09 October 2017

A round up of all the latest sports news from Queen Anne's in the week commencing Monday 2 October.
 

Recent News

The Classics Department visit the British Museum

06 October 2017

On Tuesday 25 September, all the girls studying GCSE and A Level Classical Civilisation travelled to the British Museum to immerse themselves in the world of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
 

Recent News

A Level Art Students from Kendrick Join Queen Anne's Life Drawing Classes

04 October 2017

Sixth Form students from Kendrick School in Reading have been joining Queen Anne's students for life drawing classes.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's Sports News

02 October 2017

A round up of all the latest sports news from Queen Anne's in the week commencing Monday 25 September.
 

Next Event

Half-Term

21 October - 29 October 2017

The school term will restart on Monday 30 October.