English Society Meeting, 'Gatsby' style!

Gatsby Evening, English Society MeetingLast week, the Sixth Form English students and staff gathered in Florence Dyas' common room for an English Society Meeting; the English prefects had chosen a 'Gatsby' theme and everyone came suitably attired!

Girls enjoy a Social with Radley boys

Gibbins Social at Radley CollegeOn the evening of Saturday 11th November, after lacrosse matches, the girls from Gibbins House (LV - Year 10) headed off to Radley College for a social.

Calne Girl Medics inspire girls

CGA Talk MedicineWe held our Autumn Term CGA Talk on Tuesday 7th November, featuring three Calne Girls, all of whom work in different areas of Medicine.

Award-winning author inspires girls

Julia Golding visit On Thursday 19th October, the author Julia Golding came to visit St Mary's as part of Enrichment Week to speak to the Fourth Form about her experiences as a multi-award winning writer.

Drama and Computer Science unite for Enrichment Week

science and drama UIV were treated to a Drama and Computer Science collaboration on Thursday morning of Enrichment Week.

Girls design model rocket cars in readiness for race day

Rocket carsThe LIV girls have begun their entries into the BLOODHOUND SSC (the supersonic car) 'Race for the Line' competition, the BLOODHOUND Project's national rocket car championships.

Girls give 'Macbeth' a modern twist

Macbeth Comic BookDuring Enrichment Week, the MIV girls enjoyed an English workshop, where the aim was to bring Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy to life using 21st century mediums like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat.  

Calne Girls' Reunion

CGA ReunionOn 14th October, we celebrated our three-yearly Calne Girls' Association Reunion at St Mary’s with 32 Old Girls, the eldest being an unbelievably spritely 84-year-old!

Memorable History Trip to the Battlefields of WW1

Battlefields BelgiumThis is the third year that we have run a trip to the Battlefields with UIV and this year we focused on the Ypres area. 2017 commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, which was fought in and around Ypres.

Girls explore Social Media in the Ancient World

Classics Graffiti - Enrichment WeekAs part of Enrichment Week, on 17th October the MIV girls examined Roman social media – graffiti! Throughout the morning they rotated around three sessions, each asking them to question how graffiti was created, who might have done so and why.

Girls investigate Chalk Landscape of Cherhill Downs

Cherhill Down Enrichment weekOn Tuesday 17th October, the LIV took to the downs to investigate the ‘Chalk Landscape’. We were incredibly lucky as it was a beautiful morning, bright and sunny with the landscape of the downs emerging through a haze of light.

Girls crochet Hats for Homeless

hats for homelessA number of girls have been busy over the last few weeks with their needles, crocheting 45 warm hats to give to those in need at a local homeless shelter.