Veyrines celebrates 20 years
As Veyrines celebrates its first twenty years in the beautiful valley of the Dordogne, it was a pleasure to welcome the Headmistress, Mrs Emma McKendrick, last weekend, to spend time with us and get a flavour of life here. Enjoy her comments below.
Beaulieu Abbey Art Trip
The Lower Sixth Art and Photography AS pupils recently enjoyed a trip to Beaulieu Abbey to collect source material for their coursework.
Prep Schools Orchestral Fun Day
Once again the annual Prep Schools Orchestral Fun Day attracted almost two hundred young people from many of our feeder schools, combining together for a day of music making in the Performing Arts Centre, Concert Room and adjoining classrooms.
Cheltenham Literary Festival
Saturday, 6 October saw a group of us heading to the Cheltenham Literary Festival.
Leeds International Piano Competition
At the beginning of term, on 14 and 15 September, two girls from Lower Fourth and three girls from the Sixth Form, along with the piano teachers, headed northwards to hear the Final rounds of the Leeds International Piano Competition over the weekend.
Our Chaplain receives a medal
In August this year, Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery KBE, 2nd Sea Lord and Commander-in-Chief Naval Home command, presented Fr Simon Thorn with a Cadet Forces Medal in recognition of fifteen years’ service as a cadet officer RNR during full ceremonial Divisions at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in August.
Entrepreneurs LIVE! for our LVI
On Monday, 1 October, the LVI girls studying Business attended a fascinating conference in London on enterprise and entrepreneurship, which featured the following excellent speakers.
Berkshire County Netball
Congratulations to Melissa McAlpine who attended the U14 Berkshire County Netball trials held at Ranelagh School, Bracknell.
The Berkshire Lacrosse Tournament was held at Downe House on Saturday, 22 September. Three age groups took part - 1st Team, U15 and U14.
World Peace Day
On Friday, 21st September, World Peace Day, the peace flag was flying and the last four events to mark the occasion were underway:
Cambridge Footlights give workshops
Emma Powell (DH 2010) is one of the stars in the illustrious Cambridge Footlights company for their 2012 international tour.
Stonar is always a really popular event, with many schools competing as it is usually one of the first events in the new school year.