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  • English Schools National Cross Country Cup Finals

    Published 09/12/19

    This weekend saw the English Schools National Cross Country Cup Finals take place in Sheffield. City had two teams qualify, the junior girls (Year 7 and 8) and the inter girls (Year 9 and 10). City had fought off competition in two previous rounds to get to the finals, making us one of the top 26 schools in the country for cross country. In total, over 400 schools had entered the competition so to reach the final is a fantastic feat in itself.

     

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  • UK Space Design Competition

    Published 09/12/19

    On Saturday 7th December a team of Y12 and 13 Physics students took part in the UK Space Design Competition at Imperial College London.

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  • Here We Come A-Carolling

    Published 06/12/19

    The festive season has officially begun, with two Carol services held at St Giles' Cripplegate Church this week. On Monday, over 100 alumnae attended a service hosted by our alumnae association, City of London Old Girls' Association (CLOGA). Following the service, alumnae were invited to return to the school for mulled wine and minced pies in the New Hall.

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  • She's Behind You!

    Published 06/12/19

    This afternoon, the Mission Staff Panto CITYRELLA was performed in the main hall. It was a huge success, raising over £1,600 for Street Child- as its in their 5th UK aid match appeal campaign, all funds raised will be doubled by the government!

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  • Milano Regional Gymnastics Competition

    Published 05/12/19

    Three teams from City competed in the Milano Regional Gymnastics Competition on Wednesday 4 December.  The U13 and U16 teams train every morning before school and their hard work definitely paid off.   Daisy finished as the highest scoring individual gymnast out of 48 competitors in the U16 category and, alongside Ana, Emily and Lucy, they won the team bronze.  This was the largest category in the competition with 16 teams competing from the London Region.  

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  • Year 8 & 9 German Trip to Rhineland

    Published 03/12/19

    On 28 November, 50 German students in Year 8 and 9 went on a trip to the Rhineland region of Germany. After arriving in Germany, we visited Cologne Cathedral - otherwise known as the Kölner Dom. Afterwards, we visited a nearby Christmas Market. However, the day was not finished yet! Next on our list was Phantasialand - a German theme park! The park included many record-breaking rides, such as the Taron and the Raik. The theme park was divided into different sections, which the rides were then based on. These included Fantasy, Deep in Africa, Berlin, Mexico, Mystery, and China Town.

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  • Record Number of Students Awarded Engineering Scholarship

    Published 02/12/19

    More than 400 of the country’s most talented students were honoured at ceremonies in London and Edinburgh this month, as they received scholarships from one of the UK’s leading engineering programmes. Students hand-picked from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland achieved a coveted Arkwright Engineering Scholarship award. 

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  • World Philosophy Day

    Published 28/11/19

    This year, the RPE department took World Philosophy Day to the next level with a week of activities. On Monday 18 November, Year 8 and 9 were treated to a philosophy workshop where they examined and discussed questions such as: 'What makes a fair country?',  'What principles should affect where government spends its money?' and 'When does life begin?'.

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  • London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art Examinations

    Published 26/11/19

    The Prep Department has been organising LAMDA examinations for over ten years, but this is the first year that all Prep classes will be participating in the examinations. LAMDA was founded in 1861, making it the oldest drama school in the UK and one of the most distinguished in the world.  It is an international leading conservatoire and a globally recognised examination and awarding body for the dramatic arts.  

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  • Law Society Mock Trial

    Published 22/11/19

    Following the success of last year’s Mock Trial, City held its second on Wednesday 20 November, this time involving the theft of Matilda's guitar. On trial was Zara, a Year 12 student.

    With appearances from CLSG alumni Artemis and Lou, the trial showcased expert witnesses, triangulation exhibits and malicious texts. Both the defence and prosecution carried out cross examination, building up their respective cases through discovery of evidence. Years 11-13, the jury, made their verdict: not guilty! Revealed to be indeed the correct decision, City girls seem to be in good stead for when jury service comes knocking.

    Many thanks to our guest adjudicator, Ruth Whittaker, from King's College, for her feedback for the barristers. Thanks also to Mr FitzGerald for his efforts in the creation and organisation of such a creative mock trial.

    Jolie, Year 11

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  • Classics Trip to Oxford

    Published 19/11/19

    On Monday 11 November, Year 10 Classics students went on a day trip to Oxford. After a marathon coach journey, we arrived at the Ashmolean (the first University museum in the world), where we looked around the Greek and Roman galleries.

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  • Prep Department Young Osteologist Group

    Published 18/11/19

    The Prep Department’s Young Osteologist Group (possibly the only group of its type in the UK) continues to flourish and this year it will be looking to present some of our London ancestors to the public at the Museum of London.  Specifically for Year Five and Six girls, the YOG was founded as a separate activity to the Archaeology Club.  

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