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News 2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mrs Pattison
Amid the fun and excitement of the routine of the day I felt it important to note that there is a time and place for quiet reflection...  

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Sixth Form Open Evening

We were delighted to welcome Year 11 girls and their families in to school on Wednesday evening to learn about the amazing opportunities on offer in the Sixth Form at Croydon High...  

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Life Drawing Class with the Royal Academy of Arts

Girls in the GCSE and A-level art groups took part in a life drawing class at Croydon High with the Royal Academy tutor and artist Jeanette Barnes... 
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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Celebrating Grandparents

Junior School girls invited their grandparents to a special afternoon at Croydon High...

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

October Sports Review

A round up of all the sporting action this month...

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Congratulations Roshae!

An absolute pleasure to attend the Rotary Club Photography Competition Prize giving...
 

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Female Beowulf Wows Year 7

The drama department took year 7 to The Unicorn Theatre to see a production of Beowulf...

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Trio of Geography Field Trips

Beautiful views at Box Hill, a dazzling day in Dymchurch and urban challenges in Shoreditch, Shadwell and Canary Wharf...  

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

At Croydon High We Take Plagiarism seriously…

Year 12 students have spent time in the Learning Resource Centre brushing up on their Information Literacy Skills - focusing on the meaning of ‘academic integrity’... 
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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Women Inspiring Women

Years 11-13 students in Miss Kelly’s enrichment group Women Inspiring Women delivered a fantastic workshop to students in Year 4...
 

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

People Who Help Us – The Fire Service

In Reception we have been learning about ‘People Who Help Us’ and on Friday we received a visit from Addington Fire Service... 

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Tower of Biscuits

Year 11 took part in a challenging activity during lunch break...  

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Charity Pop-Up Photo Booth 

12AC generated lots of giggles this week with their charity Pop-Up Photo Booth... 

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Book Picks for October Half Term 2017

Girls are enjoying their varied reading projects, 6th Form Books & Breakfast Club and Croydon High Community Book Club...

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Special Visitor

Madame Paris paid a surprise visit to school this week... 

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mr Pickering... by now you will all be very aware of the “Every Girl, Every Day” concept that is driving the school forward in an exciting direction...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Creative Minds Meet at the V & A

This year’s challenge is to design an icon for Amnesty International UK that conveys the message ‘Refugees Welcome’...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Golden Girls at the Palace  

Lucie and Imogen collected their Duke of Edinburgh Gold awards from HRH the Earl of Wessex at St James’ Palace this week...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Shakespeare Schools Festival

The intrepid year 10 GCSE Drama students took a trip to the Leatherhead Theatre for their cast workshop as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival... 

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Sketching at the National Portrait Gallery

Year 8 arrived at the gallery, and soon set off to make sketches of the portraits which they found interesting or which caught their eye... 

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Night at the Opera

GCSE and A Level music sets were treated to a performance at the English National Opera...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Be Curious!

The theme of our Autumn Open Morning this year was ‘Be Curious’ and the invitation certainly seemed to have the desired effect as around 180 families across Juniors and Seniors toured the school... 

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Procession of Harvest Gifts

Juniors and Seniors celebrate Harvest Festival in true Croydon High tradition...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

People who Help Us

Reception has been learning about traffic safety this week and were visited by our very own ‘Lollipop Lady’ as part of their People who Help Us topic... 

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

In the Pursuit of Success

Mrs Smith posed a challenge to year 13: build the highest tower using only a pack of  balloons, paper and masking tape...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Showcase of Talents

The first Informal Concert of the Junior School year gave an opportunity for some new performers to showcase their talents...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Trip to Hever Castle

The most interesting room was Anne Boleyn’s bedroom.  We were surprised at how small it was and how the bed had to be pulled out from the wall...

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mr King... It was my privilege to judge the inter house Haiku competition. My own, rather dubious, effort at Haiku wanted to convey how grateful I am to the Croydon High “family”...        

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

GDST Young Leaders' Conference

I was Genuinely amazed at how much we were able to achieve over just two days and the campaigns that we created...

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

A Fantastic Achievement for Year 6 Mathematicians!

A team of Year 6 Mathematicians went to the annual GDST Maths Conference held at the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University...
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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Splendid Productions

Splendid Productions’ annual visit to Croydon High School is always eagerly anticipated by our GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre students... 

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Poetry Workshop

The English department marked the end of a busy National Poetry Day with a poetry workshop for about 20 girls from years 9-12...
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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Maximise Workshop

Valuable tips and tricks for sixth form life and how to go about studying for A-levels in the most effective way...

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Reshaping the Stigma Surrounding Girl Guiding

Both the junior school and the senior school took part in some crafts this past week during an assembly  on the topic of girl guiding...
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Date posted: 06/10/2017

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Cakes were baked or faked by a whole host of parents. It was a great occasion for a cause that touches many hearts... 

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

More from My Kind of Town

Staff and students are welcome to come and visit the LRC to view the year 7 & 8 photographs, inspired by the title 'My Kind of Town'...
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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Year 4 Charity Book & Toy Sale

We wanted to do something to help those affected by Hurricane Irma and the mudslides in Sierra Leone...

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Cake Bake Competition

The standard was set high as the first, perfectly formed slice of rainbow cake was cut...
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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Leadership Likes 

In the first of what will be a regular feature of News Links, members of the Senior Leadership Team reflect on what has inspired them during the week. This week it’s Mr Burnie’s turn to share...  Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

Outstanding Delegate at ReiMUN

11 girls represented the Czech Rupublic, Egypt and Malaysia in a day of heated debate... Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

In my Opinion...

Year 13 English Language and Literature students were fortunate to have some extra support with  their coursework this week. Guy Clapperton, a journalist with 24 years’ experience... Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

September Sports Review

A round up of all the sporting action this month...  Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

An Unforgettable Trip to Vienna

The trip was an amazing way to make new friendships and deepen old ones...
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Date posted: 29/09/2017

A Very Worthwhile Musical Experience

Croydon High hosted a Choir workshop with guests from St David’s School Choir...Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

Freedom Blues in the LRC – A Celebration of National Poetry Day!

Our Amnesty International members and supporters ‘sang the blues’ with verve in the LRC as part of our National Poetry Day Celebrations...  Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

My Kind of Town

17 girls have been selected to represent Croydon High at the  local 2017 photographic competition for The Rotary Club...   Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

Jeans for Genes

All looked smashing in their jeans and raised an astonishing £210.10! Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

UCAS and Year 12 Parents’ Welcome Evening

Since returning to school, our Upper Sixth have been researching degree courses and fine-tuning their personal statements... Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

Morrisby Debrief and Interviews

At Croydon High, we believe that access to high quality information and advice enables our girls to make the right choices for their future... Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 29/09/2017

News from the Computer Science Department

The introduction of robotics to our extensive Computer Science curriculum combined with specialist teaching from 3-18 means an exciting year ahead for computer scientists in Juniors and Seniors...

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Date posted: 22/09/2017

Super Skern!

Year 7 met very early to embark on an exciting week at Skern Lodge - a Croydon High tradition...

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Date posted: 22/09/2017

A Day in the Life of a Year 7 Girl

We were delighted to welcome all the girls in Year 6 to the Senior School to experience life as a Year 7 Croydon High girl...

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Date posted: 22/09/2017

Coin Trail for the Teenage Cancer Trust

In memory of my friend Anna, I decided to plan a coin trail...  

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Date posted: 22/09/2017

Celebrating the Classes of 2017 

Friendly faces returned and staff welcomed the opportunity to say a well-deserved "congratulations" to the Class of 2017...  

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Date posted: 15/09/2017

Congratulations to our Junior LAMDA Girls

In the midst of the long Summer holidays, the results from last term’s LAMDA exams arrived...  Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 15/09/2017

Extremely Proud of our GB Athletes 

Croydon High School girls to represent the Great Britain youth  team at the World Biathle Championships...

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Date posted: 15/09/2017

Much Merriment at Multitude 2017 

A  large group of Year 9 girls set off  for the annual GDST Multitude festival. Two weeks prior...   Please CLICK HERE to read more. 

Date posted: 15/09/2017

Fantastic GCSE Results 

Croydon High girls can be very proud of the best results for a generation. Please CLICK HERE to read more.

 

Date posted: 12/09/2017

Excellent A Level Results 

Croydon High sixth form celebrate another year of successful results and University placements. Please CLICK HERE to read more.

 

Date posted: 12/09/2017

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