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  • Linking up with the law

    Published 28/01/21

    On 27 January, Linklaters led a webinar for CLSG and partner school pupils to illuminate what a career with a leading law firm is like, as well as introduce students to graduate recruitment schemes and the transferable skills most valued by recruiters. 

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  • The inaugural Andrew Douglas lecture: Carol Ann Duffy

    Published 27/01/21

    For the next instalment of the City@6 series on Monday 1 February at 6.00pm we are delighted to welcome the renowned poet, Carol Ann Duffy, to give the inaugural Andrew Douglas Lecture.

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  • Survival of the friendliest! Year 7 desert island challenge

    Published 27/01/21

    One of the happy byproducts of virtual learning is that students are no longer bound by form group bubbles, allowing them to socialise more easily across class and year-group boundaries. This is exactly what stood out to year 7 Sienna about last week’s Year 7 Challenge, which brought together students from each form into groups to imagine they were stranded on a desert island. 

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  • UniverCity: advice for year 12s

    Published 26/01/21

    On 21 January, year 12s seeking advice about undergraduate applications to competitive universities were able to seek counsel from alumni from CLSG and several partner schools, as part of a dedicated webinar: 'What I did in year 12'.

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  • Inside the Covid classroom: Biology on film

    Published 24/01/21

    t’s great to see so many departments taking advantage of home environments to try out innovative ways to learn. In Biology, for instance, students have been creating short films to illustrate biological processes.

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  • Year 8 Changes Everything: news from the drama department

    Published 22/01/21

    The drama department has posted out: one carrot peeler, two pairs of yellow marigolds, 19 rolls of green paper and six tripods…The year 8 cast of This Changes Everything could now begin filming their play, while Mrs Mapstone directs from Zoom.

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  • Behind every stressed child...

    Published 20/01/21

    Parenting is tough. Parenting teenage girls, perhaps tougher. Parenting those teenage girls while locked down in the same house, navigating a global pandemic? Bit of a challenge.  

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  • Turning the Tide(way): City girls in science

    Published 19/01/21

    Year 8 took a deep dive into the science of water this City Girls in Science Day. Off timetable for the morning, the year group partnered with Tideway to learn about their work constructing London's new 'super sewer', aimed at reinvigorating the city's otherwise historic network.

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  • City@6 lecture series

    Published 18/01/21

    We are so excited to be launching our new online lecture series: City@6. Our first speaker is Amelia Gentleman, journalist at the Guardian, who will be talking about ‘The Windrush Betrayal – an unresolved scandal’ on Monday 18 January at 6.00 pm.

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  • Step up to the PE challenge!

    Published 15/01/21

    In this period of 'online' living, keeping moving is more important than ever. So while the year 10 PE GCSE cohort have been learning about the Cardiac cycle in their theory lessons this week, pupils across the school have been getting their heart rate up! 

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  • Thinking outside the bubble

    Published 14/01/21

    This week's year 11 PSCHE session saw recent City alumnae join students on Zoom to talk about life outside the 'City bubble' and offer some perspective on life beyond GCSEs.  

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  • Lily E M Betts (née Mackie), 1926-2020

    Published 13/01/21

    This week we remember Lily Betts, former CLSG headmistress, who has sadly passed away after a short illness. 

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