We believe that learning is far more than just gathering information. Our brains can do amazing things if you know how to use them. There are no limits to learning, no need to curb curiosity and no ceiling to success. BrainCanDo™ is the invention of Julia Harrington, the Head of Queen Anne’s School in Caversham, […]

Queen Anne's Attend Carol Service at Dorchester Abbey

On Friday 12 December, the community of Queen Anne’s School came together to celebrate the end of term at the school’s annual Carol Service held at Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames. The service, attended by pupils, parents, staff, Governors and Queen Anne’s Alumni, featured a variety of beautiful performances by the Lower School Choir, the Consort Choir […]

Bust Up Fun at Queen Anne's

To celebrate the end of term, Queen Anne’s pupils held their annual ‘Bust Up’ event on Wednesday 10 December. Girls enjoyed dressing up in a variety of fun outfits and including members of the Queen Anne’s staff, following the theme ‘Out of this World’, chosen by the pupils. Please find below for a slideshow of […]

JoAnn Deak Visits Queen Anne's

On Friday 5 December, Queen Anne’s pupils, staff and parents were treated to a transatlantic visit from educator and psychologist Dr JoAnn Deak. JoAnn Deak hosted a series of sessions throughout the day for pupils and parents with each session tailored to a particular audience. The session for students in years U5-U6, for example, was driven […]

Family Christmas Carols

Our sincere thanks go to our wonderful parents’ association and QA Society who jointly hosted this year’s Family Christmas Carols in the old school Hall. Our lower school choir lead the singing, as their audience of over two hundred girls, parents, siblings, Society members and staff joined in the usual festive favourites. The girls looked beautiful in their red capes and […]

NEW Planning Permission Approved For Sixth Form Centre

Thursday 11 December 2014 We are delighted to announce that we have now received planning permission from Reading City Council Planning Department for our new state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre, subject to finalising legal agreements. Work for the new Sixth Form Centre will commence some time in the new year and further developments will be available […]

Charity News from Queen Anne's

This Michaelmas term, the school’s two chosen charities have been The Laura Crane Cancer Trust and The Diana Brimblecombe Animal Rescue Centre. The Laura Crane Cancer Trust is the only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenaged and young adults and The Diana Brimblecombe Animal Rescue Centre is a Berkshire based charity, which […]

Pupils And Staff Enjoy Christmas Lunch

On Wednesday 10 December, pupils and staff enjoyed a wonderful Christmas lunch, cooked and prepared by the school’s caterers, Thomas Franks. On offer was the traditional Christmas meal with all the trimmings including crackers. However the pièce de résistance was the desert bar which featured a wonderful selection of puddings including mince pies, a tower […]

The Queen Anne's Chronicle

The second issue of The Queen Anne’s Chronicle, edited by pupils Zuki , L5 and Felicity, U5, is now available to view. This edition features: An interview with Mr Dan Lovell, Teacher of Classics ‘Feminism – Equality of the Sexes’ by Rosie Griffin, U5. Christmas Treats from Susie Liddell, U5. ‘Serial Story’ from PippiRoad. A […]

Santa Fun Run For Queen Anne's Girls

Congratulations to our Year 4 pupils, Madeleine Clark, Miya Cooper, Amber Richards and Eleanor Townend, who all participated in the Marlow Santa Fun Run on Sunday 7 December. The girls competed alongside 2,000 other runners in the 5km run, which raises money for the Rotary Club. The Rotary Club support a number of local charities […]