The English department have arranged to take L4s to Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday, 15 June 2018. The purpose of this ‘In the Footsteps of Shakespeare’ trip is to enhance our English curriculum and to provide valuable contextual background for the girls’ study of Shakespeare plays in forthcoming years.
Author Tim Bowler held a workshop for creative writing with the 4s, he also judged a creative writing competition that the students participated in.
Dr Bellamy’s U6 English A Level class attended an excellent study day at Imperial College, London, hosted by English in Action and focusing specifically on the ‘WWI and its Aftermath’ examination paper.
On Friday 3 November, some of our English students were treated to a lecture from award-winning photojournalist Rick Findler.
On Thursday 19 October, the U4 went to the Fortune Theatre in London to watch The Woman in Black, which they had been studying in their English lessons.
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.
The 4s visited Highdown School to hear from inspirational children’s author Michael Grant talk about his writing and the latest novel in his Soldier Girl series.
On Thursday 25 September, our L4 pupils travelled to Highdown School in Reading to hear bestselling children’s author, Michelle Paver, talk about her writing and her latest novel ‘The Eye of the Falcon.’ Annabel, L4, provides us with a review of the trip: “Last week all of the L4 year group went on a trip […]
This year we celebrated World Book Day in typical Queen Anne’s style. The girls adorned themselves in a range of colourful, imaginative and creative costumes that ranged from a pair of chillies from Delia Smith’s Cookbook to Fayha Mohammed, who painted herself purple and came as Violet from Charlie in the Chocolate Factory. The overall […]