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  • Duke of Edinburgh awards success

    Published 29/09/20

    A number of students have received their Duke of Edinburgh certificates of achievement for completing the skill, physicalm and volunteering sections of their awards. Congratulations to Fedra (yr11), Himaaya and Sophia (year 12), and Isabel (year 13), who have earned Silver awards, and Lucy, Kate, Daniela, Ella, Rujula, and Meghan (all year 10), who completed the Bronze programme. 

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  • Alumnae news: Flo Chadwick shortlisted for Hive Young Writers' Award

    Published 27/09/20

    A poem, Viral, written by a recent leaver, has been shortlisted for the Hive Young Writers Award. Flo Chadwick studied A level English at CLSG  leaving in 2019 to study English and history of art at York where she is very keen on creative writing. 

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  • Nishka Codes4Good

    Published 24/09/20

    Nishka, a remarkable year 11 student and winner of the 2020 Dianna Award, was one of five finalists at the Tech4Good Awards this month. Nishka was the only individual nominated for the Education Award, she was up against large organisations, such as the Oak National Academy and the Global Disability Innovation Hub at UCL.  

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  • Debating success at SPGS

    Published 21/09/20

    On Saturday 19 September, five City students in years 8-10 participated in the first virtual St Paul's Girls School Women’s Open debating competition. Year 10 students Meghan and Anaira took part in three debates and despite the technical difficulties that come with debating over Zoom, their team broke first to the final. 

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  • Student charity cycle to France

    Published 17/09/20

    Congratulations to sisters Ashmi, year 9, and Elina, year 7, who completed an incredible 440km fundraising bike ride from London to Paris this summer. Their cause is the charity Housing for Women, which works across London to empower vulnerable women through providing safe homes and services. 

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  • Charity founder holds Sixth Form talk

    Published 16/09/20

    Jane Byam Shaw, founder of food distribution charity The Felix Property joined the sixth form on Teams to tell them about the organisation. Jane and her family started the charity, which feeds hungry and homeless people in London, in 2016, in memory of her son Felix. In collaboration with The Evening Standard, the charity has provided over 12 million meals this year alone. The Felix Project is soon to open its fourth depot and relies on the help of a team of volunteers and generous donations from restaurants and supermarkets to provide this vital service.

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  • House Drama Short-Film Workshop

    Published 15/09/20

    Given the circumstances, this year’s House Drama competition moves away from the stage and on to the screen. Under the guidance of professional filmmaker, Michelle Tofi, houses will make their own short-film inspired by the title Alone/Together. The screening of the films will be on 16 October with awards being given for Best Director, Best Actor, Best Editing, Best Costume and Best Film. 

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  • University destinations

    Published 12/09/20

    We are so pleased, after an uncertain summer, to see so many City students off to university this month. They have secured places at a wonderful range of universities. This includes 12 students who are going to Cambridge, nine to Edinburgh, five to Durham, four to Oxford, and four to UCL.

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  • Drama department relocates to the Barber Surgeons' Hall

    Published 10/09/20

    Whilst the Black Box Studio is being renovated the drama department has been extremely fortunate in being offered space at the Barber Surgeons’ Hall, just a three-minute walk from school.

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  • The school library is open!

    Published 09/09/20
    Although students can no longer physically browse the shelves, due to coronavirus safety procedures, the library is still open! Now, more than ever, seems an important time to keep practising a bit of bibliotherapy.
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  • Year 12 enters the Sixth Form

    Published 08/09/20

    Over the past two weeks, the new group of year 12 students have been settling into Sixth Form life. This year, as part of social distancing measures, they even get to use the old staff room as their common room.

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  • Fresh faces around the school

    Published 07/09/20

    City is delighted to welcome the newest cohort of pupils to the school. Two new year 7s, Matilda and Isabella, gave up a few minutes of their lunch break to fill us in on how it's been, leaving their friends singing karaoke in the corner.

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