More Rowing Success

To add to Eleanor Blois-Brooke’s rowing success at the British Indoor Rowing Championships on Saturday 12 December, congratulations must also go to another of our rowing superstars. In the Year 11 Girls category, Izzy Richards scored an impressive 3rd place, rowing as part of her club Reading RC. Following injury problems last year and battling […]

Charity Christmas Fayre Raises £1,000

On Saturday 5 December, pupils, parents, staff and members of the public visited the Queen Anne’s Charity Christmas Fayre Extravaganza, helping to raise over £1,000 for the school’s charity, the Kasiisi Porridge Project. This year’s fayre was bigger and better than ever and featured a fantastic array of stall holders, a Christmas bouncy castle, face […]

Bust Up 2015

To celebrate the end of term, Queen Anne’s pupils held their annual ‘Bust Up’ event on Wednesday 9 December. With the girls in total control of activities and food, pupils enjoyed dressing up in a variety of fun outfits, following the designated theme “My Worst Nightmare”. Queen Anne’s teaching staff also participated in the fun, […]

British Rowing Success For Eleanor

Congratulations to Eleanor Blois-Brooke who competed at the British Rowing Indoor Championships on Saturday 12 December at the Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Eleanor competed in the Year 9 Girls 4 Minute event (46 competitors in total) and the Year 9 Girls 500m event (17 competitors in total), achieving an incredible […]

"Jumping For Joy" At The Southern Trampoline Championship Success

Congratulations to our U14 and U19 trampoline teams who have both won their Team Novice Categories at the BSGA Southern Regional Schools Trampoline Championships 2015 on Saturday 12 December. Held at the Medina Leisure Centre on the Isle of Wight, success at the championships means that both teams have now qualified for the zonal round to […]

GCSE Latin And Classical Civilisation Trip To Bath

On 26 November, a group of GCSE Latin and Classical Civilisation students visited the Roman religious spa, Aquae Sulis – otherwise known as Bath – to experience first-hand some of Britain’s finest Roman archaeological remains. While the Latinists impressed the other museum visitors by deftly translating the inscriptions, the Classical Civilisation posse toured the museum […]

Unforgettable ATP World Tour Experience For Bella

From Sunday 15 until Sunday 22 November, U5 pupil Bella Bowater had the opportunity to be a ‘Barclay Ball Kid’ at the Barclays ATP World Tour Tennis Finals, held at the O2 Arena in London. Below, Bella shares her experience of the tournament and what she took away from the experience: Barclays ATP World Tour […]

Queen Anne's Attend Annual Carol Service At Dorchester Abbey

On Thursday 10 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 from the Consort Choir and the Chamber Choir […]

“The Best Play Ever?!….”

This term’s production of Steven Berkoff’s play “Metamorphosis” was widely hailed as “the best play ever” by many members of the audience last week – a view supported by the standing ovations in the PAC after the Friday and Saturday performances – (in my 14 year reign, I have never seen a standing ovation in […]

3rd Place For Kids' Lit Quiz Team

Congratulations to India Paton, Delilah Bright, Emilia Morris and Isobel Salmon who won 3rd place at the recent Oxfordshire and Berkshire heat of the Kids’ Lit Quiz, hosted at Cokethorpe School in Witney. Below, team captain Isobel, shares her experience of the day: “On Thursday 26 November we took two teams and some reserves to the Oxfordshire […]