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New High Mistress

The Board of Governors is delighted to announce that Sarah Fletcher, currently Head of City of London School, will succeed…

February 22, 2017 Read more

Sunday Times Parent Power League Table

Although St Paul’s and many other leading independent schools have withdrawn from the formal published league tables, we were nevertheless delighted that…

December 9, 2016 Read more
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Dance Show 2017

On Wednesday and Thursday this week, a group of Paulinas from all years performed in the annual charity Dance Show….

February 10, 2017 Read more
Colet Play 2017

Colet Play 2017

Last Friday marked the final performance of this year’s Colet Play, the Hitchcock classic: The 39 Steps. Organised and performed…

February 10, 2017 Read more
H Lee

Dame Hermione Lee Visits St Paul’s

Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting Professor Dame Hermione Lee, literary biographer and President of Wolfson College, Oxford,…

February 10, 2017 Read more
Chinese Day 2017

Chinese Day

Last Wednesday, the school celebrated Chinese New Year with a variety of activities, lectures and, of course, food! In the…

February 10, 2017 Read more
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Musical Achievements

Congratulations to music scholars Tatiana Fraser (UIV) and Miyu Kudo (VII). Tatiana recently won the Gordon Turner Harp Competition at the…

February 9, 2017 Read more

Sir Anthony Seldon Visits St Paul’s

On 27 January, the historic day that Theresa May met Donald Trump for the first time, Sir Anthony Seldon delivered…

February 3, 2017 Read more

Wellbeing Week

Positive mental health and wellbeing is something that’s important to all of us, and Wellbeing Week allowed everybody to get…

January 27, 2017 Read more
Berlin 2017

St Paul’s in Berlin

VI GCSE history students enhanced their understanding of twentieth century history on a trip to Berlin, a particularly relevant destination for their…

January 17, 2017 Read more
Russia 2017

St Paul’s in Russia

Over the holidays, Paulinas were met by a classic Christmas scene as they arrived in Russia: freezing cold and streets…

January 15, 2017 Read more

Christmas Concert

Ever a highlight of the autumn term, the Christmas Concert on Tuesday opened with Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice and later delighted the…

December 20, 2016 Read more

New York Art Exhibition

The Marble was lined with a range of images and drawings on Tuesday from the VIII’s recent trip to New…

December 18, 2016 Read more

Staff Christmas Pantomime

Yesterday the Great Hall was filled with laughter, booing and shouts of ‘It’s behind you!’: the eagerly anticipated staff Christmas…

December 16, 2016 Read more

British Rowing Indoor Championships

Senior members of the boat club attended the British Rowing Indoor Championships this past weekend. Nicola Lawless in the VIII…

December 16, 2016 Read more

Carol Concerts

The candlelit Great Hall and pre-concert mince pies all added to the Christmas spirit at the Carol Concert. The highlight of the evening was…

December 15, 2016 Read more

Principia Schools Conference

After taking part in the RHS Space Seeds project last year as part of Tim Peake’s mission to the ISS,…

December 9, 2016 Read more

The Merry Wives of Windsor

After months of rehearsals, last week saw the three-night run of this year’s school play, The Merry Wives of Windsor….

December 9, 2016 Read more

Dr Nick Lane Visits St Paul’s

Last week we were privileged enough to hear a talk from renowned evolutionary biochemist, Dr Nick Lane, on ‘The Evolution of Complex…

December 2, 2016 Read more

Bulgarian Festival at Cadogan Hall

Paulina Voices joined forces with a choir from Francis Holland School to perform Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Brahms’ Psalm 13…

December 1, 2016 Read more

Rowing News

Saturday 12 November saw some excellent racing from the St Paul’s Boat Club, putting out their first and second senior…

November 22, 2016 Read more

IntoUniversity Centre Co-funded by St Paul’s

IntoUniversity is an award-winning charity committed to widening access for children from disadvantaged backgrounds to top universities and closing the…

November 17, 2016 Read more

Living Library 2016

On Wednesday 16 November, a group of enthusiastic VII students volunteered in the Living Library project, an outreach programme we…

November 17, 2016 Read more

MIV Party 2016

The MIVs were lucky enough to go to a pyjama party in the Great Hall. The annual MIV party, which is…

November 17, 2016 Read more

Teacher Tribute Initiative

Each year, members of Stanford’s incoming freshman class are invited to acknowledge a former teacher who played a significant role…

November 16, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s Victory at Indoor Football Tournament

The beginning of November saw the arrival of the most anticipated date in the football calendar: the St Paul’s Indoor…

November 15, 2016 Read more

Paulina Excels in Clarinet Competition

Many congratulations to Madeleine Jablonowska in the LV who was the youngest semi-finalist and was highly commended in the prestigious Clarinet and Saxophone…

November 15, 2016 Read more

Heather Stanning Visits St Paul’s

The V had a visit from two-time Olympian Heather Stanning, she answered questions, shared some words of wisdom and showed…

November 11, 2016 Read more

Orchestral Concert

The music department’s Orchestral Concert took place in the Great Hall on 10 November. A delighted audience enjoyed performances by Sinfonia,…

November 11, 2016 Read more

Paulinas Storm Kingston Small Boats Head

The St Paul’s Boat Club took Kingston Small Boats Head race by storm this with juniors and seniors alike taking…

November 2, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Hangzhou

Five Paulinas travelled to Hangzhou, a town in southern China, to stay on the beautiful campus of Hangzhou Dianzi University…

November 1, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s at CERN

Cheese, chocolate and particle physics;  it doesn’t get better than that. A group of VII and VIII discovered this in Switzerland…

November 1, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in New York

Over half term, a group of 12 A level art students took a trip across the pond to visit the Big…

November 1, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Beijing

Over half term, nine Paulinas set off for Beijing to visit their much-missed exchanges. After sleeping off their jet-lag, they…

October 31, 2016 Read more

Barcelona Exchange

During their week in the city, the 19 Paulinas experienced all elements of Spanish culture, with activities ranging from tours of…

October 31, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Venice

During half term, a group of ten Paulinas set out to Venice to improve their Italian. Each day started with…

October 31, 2016 Read more

Buenos Aires Exchange

Three students from the VIII went on an exchange to Buenos Aires with Northlands School for a period of ten…

October 31, 2016 Read more

Jishukan Exchange

This half term, four VII Paulinas made a journey of a lifetime to the Land of the Rising Sun. Along…

October 31, 2016 Read more

Amnesty Concert 2017

On the last day of term, around 250 Paulinas and teachers came to watch the annual talent show organised by…

October 28, 2016 Read more

Studio Production – Not Our Kind of People

After six weeks of frantic rehearsals, 15 actors and dancers performed Not Our Kind of People, a play that written by…

October 12, 2016 Read more

Sean O’Brien Visits St Paul’s

LitSoc welcomed the award-winning poet Sean O’Brien as a guest speaker. He read out a number of his poems, encompassing…

October 11, 2016 Read more

Paulina Retains Title as Foyle’s Poetry Prize Winner

Many congratulations to Sophia Carney in the VII who is a winner of the Foyle Young Poet of the Year…

October 10, 2016 Read more
Trinity Prize

Paulina wins Robson History Prize

Many congratulations to Alexa Stanger in the VIII who has been awarded first prize in Trinity College Cambridge’s Robson History…

October 10, 2016 Read more
Senior Scholarship

Senior Scholarship 2016

Many congratulations to the three winners of this year’s Senior Scholarship: • Isabelle Forristal for her submission entitled ‘In defence of…

October 9, 2016 Read more

Lacrosse County Champions

The senior seconds lacrosse team (above) competed in the U18B Greater London Super County Tournament at North London Collegiate School. They…

September 30, 2016 Read more

MIV Team Building at Stubbers Adventure Centre 2016

After an arduous journey through London traffic the new MIVs arrived at the Stubbers Centre and enjoyed a day of…

September 29, 2016 Read more

Studio Production – Macbeth

For this year’s first Studio Production, VI Paulinas dove in with a classic: Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Carolyn Alam-Nist, director, writes ‘directing…

September 27, 2016 Read more

Paulina Lacrosse Players Excel

Victoire Gueroult in the VI should be congratulated on being selected for the prestigious Lacrosse National Academy.  After several years…

September 25, 2016 Read more

David Bodanis Visits St Paul’s

David Bodanis, writer and futurist, delivered a lecture on his new book, Einstein’s Greatest Mistake for the second Friday lecture of…

September 15, 2016 Read more

USA Lacrosse Team Coaching Clinic

Ten senior lacrosse squad members were lucky enough to attend a prestigious coaching clinic at the Surrey Sports Park with…

September 15, 2016 Read more

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

A group of Paulinas completed their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award this summer. After some traumatic weather on their practice…

September 14, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Madrid

A group of LV Paulinas enjoyed an activity packed week at the Gredos Centre in Spain. Highlights included rope climbing…

September 10, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s at NASA

Last July around 30 Paulinas and four teachers made the nine hour flight to Orlando, Florida, in one small step for…

September 5, 2016 Read more

Volunteering Overseas at Orion

This summer a mixed group of Paulinas, Bedalians and a Pauline headed to the Russian countryside to live for ten…

September 4, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Iceland

The summer holiday saw 32 excited geographers from the V and VI embark on an adventure to Iceland. They spent…

September 2, 2016 Read more

Bonn Exchange

Now in its twenty-ninth year, 27 Paulinas were received cheerfully by their German exchange partners at Cologne airport. They had…

September 2, 2016 Read more
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University Destinations 2016

Congratulations to all our university candidates. Following the release of the exceptional A level results, most girls have secured their…

August 31, 2016 Read more

Summer School 2016

During the last week of July, we welcomed 53 Year 4 children from nearly 30 primary schools across London to…

August 30, 2016 Read more

‘Theatrical Triumph’ For OPs at the Edinburgh Fringe

Following their excellent A level results, a group from this year’s leaving VIII and previous alumnae, who together form Erasmus…

August 30, 2016 Read more

OP Rowers Win Major Titles

Congratulations to Zoe de Toldeo, OP, (who recently met up with Miss Pegler above), who coxed the women’s eight at the Rio Olympics this summer,…

August 30, 2016 Read more
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2016 Examination Results

Many congratulations to all of our students on their fantastic achievements in the 2016 public examinations which are the culmination…

August 18, 2016 Read more
Summer Soiree

Soirée Musicale

The final music concert of the year was the Soirée Musicale on a hot and steamy June evening. It was…

June 30, 2016 Read more
Treasure Island

Summer Play – Treasure Island

A cast drawn from the MIV to V finished their three-night run of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic, Treasure Island, last night. The story…

June 30, 2016 Read more
Music Sculptures

New Sculptures Unveiled in the Music Wing

At the recent Soirée Musicale, Ms Farr unveiled the new busts of Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan-Williams by the sculptor…

June 27, 2016 Read more
Neasden Edit

UIV Trip to Neasden Temple

The Neasden Temple rises out of a mass of low-rise shops and houses as a towering structure of white Italian…

June 22, 2016 Read more
Epping Forest

St Paul’s in Epping Forest

On what appeared to be a sunny Wednesday morning, the V set out on a day trip to Epping Forest…

June 22, 2016 Read more
Nat Schools Regatta

National Schools Regatta

The weekend before half term the St Paul’s rowers competed in the National Schools Regatta at Eton Dorney Lake. The…

June 22, 2016 Read more

Woolf Prize Commendation

Congratulations to Pippa Mattich (VII) whose essay on the presentation of female characters in Restoration era plays was commended in…

June 22, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s Geographers in Dorking

The UIV set off for Dorking equipped with wellies and clipboards and excited to put some of their geographical skills…

June 21, 2016 Read more
Bentley Copse

UIV Bentley Copse Camping Trip

The UIV went to Bentley Copse camping centre in Surrey where they delved into several different activities ranging from go-karting…

June 21, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s Boat Club Launch New Boats

On Saturday 21 May, we welcomed 50 parents and alumnae donors at the Boat Club to launch a fleet of…

May 26, 2016 Read more

Junior Production – Romeo and Juliet

On 10 and 11 May, a catastrophe occurred in the new Drama Studio. Romeo forgot his lines, Lady Montague had…

May 25, 2016 Read more

Apposition Dinner 2016

A group of Paulinas in the VIII were very lucky to be invited to Apposition Dinner at the beautiful Mercers’…

May 20, 2016 Read more
Music recording

Paulina Voices Music Recording

On Tuesday 10 May, 18 girls from Paulina Voices made a recording with Jonathan Antoine at Air-Edel Recording Studios. Jonathan is…

May 14, 2016 Read more
Senior art exhib

Senior Art Exhibition 2016

The private view of the Senior Art Exhibition took place in the Great Hall on 10 May. The exhibition brought…

May 13, 2016 Read more
VI Perfs

VI Drama Performances

A packed audience in the new Drama Studio watched as 25 girls from the VI School Directed Course gave dazzling…

May 13, 2016 Read more

Higher Education News

At this time of the year the VIII are busy finalising their higher education plans or making decisions on a…

May 12, 2016 Read more

Clio Magazine 2016

The latest issue of Clio is hot off the press for Spring 2016. The annual magazine is a Paulina tradition, inspired…

May 12, 2016 Read more
Space Seeds

Space Seeds Project

When Tim Peake went to the ISS, he took 1kg of rocket seeds with him as part of the RHS’s…

May 11, 2016 Read more
Summer Concert

Summer Concerto Concert

Anyone who was in the Great Hall last night was treated to a fabulous concert by St Paul’s best senior…

April 29, 2016 Read more

U16 Debating Success

In the Southern Junior Championship (U16) our young teams followed their lead. Sophia Carney (VI) and Nikaya Varma (LV) saw…

April 28, 2016 Read more
Durham Debate

Durham Schools’ Debating Competition

Seven teams made the long journey to Durham for the final ‘major’ tournament and hit the event like a tidal…

April 28, 2016 Read more
Jiawen Lee (left) with her trophy

Paulina wins London Spelling Bee

Recently, Maya Grunschlag, Georgi Pilz and Jiawen Li in the MIV competed in the Modern Languages Spelling Bee London Regional…

April 21, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Siena

Paulinas sought to improve their Italian skills and explore Italian culture in a recent trip to Siena. They tackled some…

April 20, 2016 Read more

Washington Exchange

In the middle of the holidays, 20 eager Paulinas boarded a plane. Destination: Washington, USA. Their time was divided between…

April 16, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Montpellier

On 11 April, a gaggle of Paulinas embarked on the French trip to Montpellier. After spending the nine-hour train journey doubting…

April 16, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Dublin

The Easter holidays saw the arrival of the much-anticipated Dublin trip for the VIII historians. We were fortunate to be…

April 15, 2016 Read more
Battlefields 2016

St Paul’s at the Battlefields

After a six-hour coach journey, which was filled with Dr Newton’s war songs, One Direction songs, gambling and the teachers trying…

April 12, 2016 Read more
Dorney Edit

Dorney Lake Rowing Camp

Around 20 rowers travel to Eton Dorney Lake every April to participate in the annual training camp. Being at the…

April 10, 2016 Read more
Dresden 2016

Dresden Exchange

Having said teary goodbyes to exchange partners in October last year, German students in the V were excited to be…

April 8, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s in Pompeii

The Easter holidays saw 42 UIVs embark on a journey to the bay of Naples where they saw some magnificent…

April 6, 2016 Read more
Marseilles 2016

Marseilles Exchange

On 29 March, 22 UIV students flew to Marseilles, where they stayed with our French exchange partners. Over the week…

April 4, 2016 Read more

V History Conference

At the end of last term, V historians took part in a simulation of the Manchurian crisis of 1931-32 and…

April 4, 2016 Read more

MIV Battle of Agincourt Exhibition

On 23 March members of the MIV hosted an exhibition in the Warburg Library on the Battle of Agincourt. This was the…

March 31, 2016 Read more
Greek Play 2016

Greek Play 2016

The Singing Hall was transported to ancient Greece as a small but excellent cast told the story of Euripides’ The…

March 31, 2016 Read more

Dads4Daughters Launch Event

On Thursday 17 March we hosted a launch event for our exciting new campaign, Dads4Daughters. It was lovely to see the…

March 30, 2016 Read more
ESU Mace

English Debating Champions

Bella Forristal and Freya Wilson (VII) have won the English Speaking Union Mace, the oldest schools’ debating competition, for the…

March 30, 2016 Read more
Bee & Bowl

International History Bee and Bowl

On 12 March two Paulina teams journeyed to Greig City Academy in North London to participate in the national round…

March 30, 2016 Read more
Lax Champs

Paulina Lacrosse Champions

The final lacrosse competition of the season, the U13 and U12 Greater London County Lacrosse Tournament, took place on 12…

March 30, 2016 Read more

St Paul’s Return to Thaxted

When you hear the word Thaxted what do you think of? Well, Thaxted is the name of the tune for…

March 30, 2016 Read more

Celebration of Sport Evening 2016

Senior Paulinas celebrated both team accomplishments and individual sporting excellence at our Celebration of Sport Evening on 21 March. St…

March 30, 2016 Read more
Classics Comp

Success for Paulina Classists

On Tuesday 15 March, girls from several year groups competed in the Classical Association Greek and Latin Reading Competition at…

March 29, 2016 Read more
Irish conf

VIII Anglo-Irish Conference

On Friday 11 March we, once again, hosted our annual Anglo-Irish conference for the VIII. Full of the reverberations of Easter 1916…

March 29, 2016 Read more
Science Fair

MIV Science Fair

During Science Week the MIV were very busy carrying out independent team projects ready for St Paul’s first Science Fair….

March 29, 2016 Read more
Science Week 2016

Science Week 2016

St Paul’s Science Week kicked off on 11 March with a lecture on the second century BC artefact, the Antikythera Mechanism…

March 28, 2016 Read more
Art Detectives

Art Detectives

This term we launched Art Detectives, an art history volunteering programme at Sacred Heart Primary School. Every week Paulinas worked…

March 28, 2016 Read more
Musical Achievements

Music Festival Successes

Congratulations to the following girls: Miyu Kudo (VI) – won the Senior Piano Recital category at the Richmond Festival and…

March 27, 2016 Read more

Geography Trip to Swanage 2016

The VII geographers headed to the Jurassic Dorset coastline armed with ranging poles and clipboards for a full weekend of…

March 19, 2016 Read more
MIV Fair

MIV Charity Fair 2016

With all its sweets, smoothies and small change, the MIV Charity Fair was a medley of bake sales, DIY stores…

March 19, 2016 Read more

Gallery Society Art Installation

This term Gallery Society transformed 45 Bute Gardens into an art installation that explored the relationship between nature and technology,…

March 18, 2016 Read more
Brief Encounter 2

VIII Play 2016

The 1945 film Brief Encounter, starring Celia Johnson, OP and our theatre’s namesake, is one of the best-loved romances of…

March 18, 2016 Read more

Julian Downward Visits St Paul’s

Julian Downward of the Francis Crick Institute at Cancer Research UK recently came in to talk to Medical Society about his fascinating…

March 18, 2016 Read more
Debate results

Debating Results

At Cambridge finals’ day our senior teams were fourth and fifth in the UK & Ireland out of 650 entries….

March 18, 2016 Read more
Singing Day

St Paul’s Schools Singing Day

On Saturday 5 March we were delighted to hold the first joint outreach Singing Day with the boys’ school. Over…

March 17, 2016 Read more

Paulina Swimmer Competes in Lyon

Zoe Smith in the LV recently swam for Middlesex in the 17th Annual Lyon National Meet. This marked the first time she…

March 17, 2016 Read more
Close Read

Close Reading Competition Winner

Georgie Thorpe won this year’s EMagazine Close Reading competition, a national competition run by the English and Media Centre in which…

March 15, 2016 Read more
Spring Concert 2016

Spring Concert 2016

On 13 March over 120 singers and musicians met at St John’s Smith Square for the annual Spring Concert. The…

March 15, 2016 Read more
Nationals Lax

Record-breaking Lacrosse Results

In a nail-biting final with St Pauls scoring in the last two minutes, the 2nd team have taken the title…

March 12, 2016 Read more
French Drama

French Drama Festival

St Paul’s walked away with the enviable ‘Best Unique Theatrical Experience’ prize from the French Drama Festival for a hilarious rendition of…

March 11, 2016 Read more
Debate MAJOR

Debating Success

Our debaters (picture above) have excelled in qualification to the major U18 finals days at the Oxford and Cambridge Unions;…

March 1, 2016 Read more
Arabian Nights

Colet Play 2016

Featuring talented actors, beautiful costumes and an extravagant set, this year’s Colet Play, Arabian Nights, was an event not to…

February 28, 2016 Read more

Are You Smarter than a Paulina?

Adapted from the popular game show Are You Smarter than a 10 Year Old?, our very own quiz show entitled…

February 28, 2016 Read more
Dance Show 2016

Inversions Dance Show

The last half term concluded with the annual magic of the Dance Show. The three-night show entitled Inversions featured choreography…

February 28, 2016 Read more

Brenda Trenowden Visits St Paul’s

Brenda Trenowden, when not working for ANZ, chairs the 30% Club, a not for profit launched in 2010 with the aim of…

February 27, 2016 Read more

Songfest 2016

On 11 February the well-anticipated Songfest returned to St Paul’s. Stage and lights created the perfect atmosphere for an evening…

February 15, 2016 Read more
Netball WIN

U19 Netballers Reach National Finals

St Paul’s U19s netballers have made school history, as they have qualified for the National Schools final, placing our team…

January 29, 2016 Read more

MIV Gamelan Wokshop

‘Gamelan’ means ‘to strike with a hammer’, and is a type of music found on the Indonesian islands Java and…

January 29, 2016 Read more

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

On the Monday before the Christmas Holidays, the UIV Mandarin class had the opportunity to try their hand at Chinese…

January 29, 2016 Read more
2015 Arts Day

VI Arts Day

As the stress of post-Christmas exams ended last week with the final VI mock, the entire year was treated to a…

January 29, 2016 Read more
2015 EES

Engineering Education Scheme Project

At the beginning of term 12 Paulinas participated in an engineering workshop at UCL. We have been part of the…

January 7, 2016 Read more
2015 Munich

Munich Exchange

On 13 December three Paulinas headed off to Munich accompanied by three Paulines and their teacher. After being welcomed by our…

January 6, 2016 Read more
2015 Russia

St Paul’s in Russia

Over Christmas, 15 Paulinas flew with Mrs Ninnis and Miss Wenham to Moscow where the Red Square sparkled with Christmas…

January 6, 2016 Read more
2015 Berlin

St Paul’s in Berlin

At the beginning of the Christmas holidays a group of VI historians had a three-day trip to Berlin. We were…

January 6, 2016 Read more
Santa Run

Santa Run

Earlier this month 14 Paulinas participated in a Christmas themed fun run in Victoria Park in order to raise money…

December 19, 2015 Read more
Henry V

Shakespeare’s Henry V

Recently three members of the VII – Apolline Bokkerink, Florence Grieve and Erika Price – joined the boys’ school performance of Henry…

December 18, 2015 Read more
History Conference

VI History Conference

The VI historians were treated to two fascinating lectures at their annual modern history conference. Dr Christopher Dillon of King’s…

December 18, 2015 Read more

Alumnae Nominated for Action Woman of the Year

The Oxford University Women’s Boat Club Squad which includes Maxie Scheske, OP 2005 to 2012, and Jen Ehr, OP 2006 to 2013, was nominated…

December 18, 2015 Read more
Xmas Concert 2015

Christmas Concert

The Great Hall was packed to the rafters on Monday for the final musical event of a very busy term….

December 16, 2015 Read more

Harrow Cross-Country Race

Of the 14 Paulinas who represented the school at the 2.3 mile Harrow Cross-Country Race last Thursday, several were new…

December 5, 2015 Read more

Debating Competition – ESU Schools Mace

Bella Forristal and Freya Wilson (both in the VII) won the first round of the Mace debating competition yesterday against…

December 4, 2015 Read more
Xmas Carols

Carol Service

The Great Hall was filled with music and reverence as three school choirs performed in the annual candle-lit Carol Service….

December 3, 2015 Read more

Grease – The Musical

Grease is the word on all Paulinas’ lips after a week of show-stopping performances of the highly anticipated biennial school…

November 30, 2015 Read more
90s Alumnae

Alumnae of the 1990s Reunion

On 19 November 90 OPs from the classes of 1994 to 1998 plus current and former members of staff met…

November 24, 2015 Read more

SPEAC Dragons’ Den

Last June students from all year groups were given a challenge: to identify an environmental problem at school and develop…

November 24, 2015 Read more
Living Library

Living Library 2015

The Living Library is an outreach event fronted by VII students, who pick a topic they are particularly interested in,…

November 24, 2015 Read more

Senior Debater Success

Congratulations to Jackie Li (VIII) who has become the First Reserve for Team England in the World Schools Debating Championships….

November 24, 2015 Read more

Paulina Perfects Poetry in Translation

Congratulations to Vicky Fletcher (UIV) who has been highly commended in a prestigious competition for poems in translation, the Stephen…

November 23, 2015 Read more
Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner and Auction at House of Commons

Early indications from the Gala in November, hosted by Jesse Norman MP, suggest that a magnificent sum of over £500,000…

November 22, 2015 Read more
Classics Study

VII Classics Study Day

Although not considered the typical pastime of a Paulina on Occasional Day, three members of the VII spent their Friday…

November 21, 2015 Read more
MIV Party

MIV Party 2015

The theme for this year’s MIV Party was ‘space’, and true to form, both the VII and MIV pulled out…

November 17, 2015 Read more
Classics Lecture 3

Dr Rupert Thompson Visits St Paul’s

On 16 November Dr Rupert Thompson, a lecturer in Philology and Linguistics at Cambridge, talked to Classics Society about the reasons why…

November 17, 2015 Read more

Debating Competition- Birmingham Schools

Melissa Yeung and Isabel Murray won the Birmingham Schools Debating Competition, organised by the English-Speaking Union, with Bella Forristal and…

November 16, 2015 Read more
Biological drawing

Paulina Shortlisted for Biological Drawing Prize

Congratulations to Flavia Massey in the VI whose drawing above was shortlisted as one of the top ten in the…

November 10, 2015 Read more
Senior Scholarship

Senior Scholarship 2015

Many congratulations to the five winners of this year’s Senior Scholarship: • Julia Edsparr – ‘Potentially hazardous: the orbit determination…

November 9, 2015 Read more
Alice in W

Studio Production – Alice in Wonderland

After the success of several previous studio productions, a small cast set out to try and bring the crazy world…

November 7, 2015 Read more
NYO for News Edited

Paulinas in the NYO

Congratulations to Ella de Csillery (VI, violin), Athena Hawksley-Walker (VIII, violin), Nell Norman (VIII, violin) and Giulia da Cruz (VI,…

November 7, 2015 Read more

Mathematical Olympiad for Girls Results

Nine of our competitors in the Mathematical Olympiad for Girls scored in the top 25 per cent nationally out of…

November 6, 2015 Read more

Dr Fiachra Mac Gorain visits St Paul’s

Dr Fiachra Mac Gorain talked to Classics Society about the roles of time and memory in Book Six of Virgil’s…

November 6, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in Bordeaux

For the first week of half term, ten girls in the VII went to Bordeaux to improve their French. The…

November 2, 2015 Read more
Kingston Rowing

Kingston Small Boats Head

On Saturday 31 October, the St Paul’s rowers travelled to Kingston to race in the Kingston Small Boats Head. Both…

November 2, 2015 Read more
Soiree Musicale

National Youth Orchestra Selection

Congratulations to Ella de Csillery (VI, violin), Giulia da Cruz (VI, cello), Athena Hawksley-Walker (VIII, violin) and Nell Norman (VIII,…

November 1, 2015 Read more

Jishukan Exchange

Over the half term, four Paulinas, along with groups from the boys’ school and our sister school in Munich, took…

November 1, 2015 Read more
VIII Venice

St Paul’s in Venice

Over the half term holiday, there were two different trips to Venice, one for the VIII art historians and another…

October 31, 2015 Read more

Beijing Exchange

At the beginning of half term Paulinas in the reunited with their exchanges in Beijing. They visited the Forbidden city…

October 25, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in Hangzhou

After much anticipation, 13 Chinese enthusiasts visited Hangzhou and Shanghai this October. Despite the initial awkwardness, they all became very…

October 20, 2015 Read more
Poems Underground 1

Young Poets on the Underground Winner

As a winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award last year, Laura Harray in the VI was invited by…

October 20, 2015 Read more

Amnesty Concert 2015

On the last day of term, the Charity Committee staged their annual talent show in aid of Amnesty International. The…

October 17, 2015 Read more

Sports Teams Return Triumphant

Our athletes have excelled in their sporting competitions this term. The senior and U15 lacrosse teams took part in the…

October 16, 2015 Read more

Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award Winner

Many congratulations to Sophia Carney in the VI who has been chosen as a winner of the Foyle Young Poets…

October 15, 2015 Read more
Holst 2015

Holst Birthday Concert 2015

This year’s annual Holst Birthday Concert served as a celebration, not only of the school’s illustrious former Head of Music,…

October 3, 2015 Read more
Wuthering Heights

Studio Production – Wuthering Heights

The first Studio Production of the year was a performance of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, adapted and directed by Carolyn…

October 2, 2015 Read more
Dulwich Win

Paulina Debaters Win the Dulwich Cup

On 26 September, nine debaters competed in the first competition of the year at Dulwich College. After taking part in…

October 2, 2015 Read more
Trinity Prize

High Commendation in Robson History Prize

Congratulations to Tilly Eno in the VII who was highly commended in the Trinity College, Cambridge, Robson History Prize with…

October 1, 2015 Read more
Alumnae 1940s

Alumnae of the 1940s Reunion

We were delighted to welcome around 40 OPs who left the school in the 1940s back for lunch with the…

October 1, 2015 Read more
LV Film

LV Film Workshop

On 22 September, the LV took part in the highly anticipated one day Film Academy workshop. Early sessions on the…

September 25, 2015 Read more
Phot 51

Old Paulina’s Story Told on the West End

We are thrilled to see the positive reviews of Photograph 51, a new West End production about Rosalind Franklin, OP. The play…

September 21, 2015 Read more
Joint concert 2015

Joint Concert 2015

On 17 September, the two St Paul’s schools met for the annual joint concert, offering several fantastic performances including Dvorák’s Symphony…

September 20, 2015 Read more

Economics Essay Shortlisted RES Essay Competition

Congratulations to Emilia Clark in the VIII whose essay was one of 20 shortlisted out of over 2,100 entries to…

September 20, 2015 Read more

MIV Team Building at Stubbers Adventure Centre 2015

On 16 September, the new MIV had a day of team-bonding at Stubbers Adventures Centre in Ockendon. Team challenges ranged…

September 18, 2015 Read more
Luke Pitcher

Dr Luke Pitcher Visits St Paul’s

On Monday 14 September, Dr Luke Pitcher of Somerville College, Oxford visited the Classics Society to give a talk on…

September 18, 2015 Read more

Volunteering Programme Ventures Overseas

A group of Paulinas volunteered for 11 days at Orion Children’s Community, located just outside Moscow, Russia, this summer. They…

September 10, 2015 Read more

Summer School 2015

During the holidays, we hosted our second summer school for primary school children as part of our enrichment and outreach…

September 2, 2015 Read more
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2015 University Destinations

Following the release of A level results, most girls have secured their first choice university and all those heading off…

September 2, 2015 Read more

Two Paulinas Become Arkwright Scholars

Helen Leung and Grace Alexander in the VII have received the Arkwright Scholarship. The prestigious scheme aims to inspire and…

August 30, 2015 Read more
Royal Court

The Royal Court Playwright Success

Congratulations to Freya Wilson in the VII who has been accepted onto the Royal Court’s Introduction to Playwriting course. The…

August 30, 2015 Read more

Old Paulinas Perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

This summer, six Old Paulinas and four Old Paulines put on a production of Simon Stephen’s Birdland at the Edinburgh Festival…

August 28, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in Madrid

On 21 August, the inaugural LV Spanish trip to the Gredos Centre in Madrid took place. At the centre, the…

August 25, 2015 Read more
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2015 A/AS and GCSE/IGCSE Exam Results

Many congratulations to all our girls on their fantastic achievements in the 2015 public examinations, which are the culmination of…

August 14, 2015 Read more

Paulinas Perform at BBC Proms with the NYO

Over the summer, Giulia da Cruz (VI), Athena Hawksley-Walker (VIII) and Nell Norman (VIII) spent three weeks in Birmingham for…

August 9, 2015 Read more

Governor Awarded OBE

The St Paul’s community was delighted to hear that one of our governors and OP, Judith Portrait, was awarded an OBE…

June 29, 2015 Read more
New Views

‘New Views’ Playwrighting Competition Success

This year, the drama department at St Paul’s Girls’ School has been running the National Theatre’s ‘New Views’ playwriting programme,…

June 29, 2015 Read more

Outreach at St Paul’s

At the end of July 2014, St Paul’s Girls’ School ran a successful summer school for Year 4 pupils from local…

June 29, 2015 Read more
Shine Media

Success in Journalism Awards

Many congratulations to the editorial team of The Marble, the St Paul’s student-run newspaper, which was shortlisted in two categories for…

June 25, 2015 Read more

Commendation in Vellacott History Prize

Congratulations to Toby Freedman (VII), whose entry to the Vellacott History Prize at Peterhouse, Cambridge has been commended. Toby’s essay…

June 22, 2015 Read more

Music Scholars Concert

Six music scholars from the MIV and UIV put on a lovely concert on Friday 12 June in the school’s…

June 15, 2015 Read more
Nationals Regatta

National Schools’ Regatta

The St Paul’s rowers have a good many success stories from the recent National Schools’ Regatta. With the J15 second…

June 10, 2015 Read more
Website Camping Trip

UIV Camping Trip 2015

The UIV and a host of teachers made their way out to Bentley Copse on Saturday 6 June for the annual…

June 8, 2015 Read more
Head Girl Team

Head Girl Team 2015 – 2016

Congratulations to the newly-selected senior leaders team. Leena Meneely is Head Girl and Jude Lewis Deputy Head Girl. They will…

June 2, 2015 Read more

VI Picnic 2015

The VI marked their final day of lessons before study leave with the school’s annual picnic at the playing fields….

May 22, 2015 Read more
Debate Training

Debate Outreach at Hammersmith Academy

Last term, a few St Paul’s Girls’ School students began coaching the Year 7 debaters at Hammersmith Academy. Jude Lewis in…

May 21, 2015 Read more
Cross Country

English Schools’ Track and Field Cup

On Wednesday 13 May, 24 excited Paulinas from the MIV to V took part in the first round of the…

May 20, 2015 Read more

Salters’ Chemistry Festival

Four Paulinas (Siyanugi Birabanathan, Natalie Tsang, Eleanor Farry and Cristina Marson) in the UIV attended the Salters’ Chemistry Festival last…

May 18, 2015 Read more
Little Women

Studio Production – Little Women

Over the last three months, over 30 students in the LV have been working hard on a production of Little…

May 15, 2015 Read more
Art Exhib

Senior Art Exhibition

On 12 May, girls studying A level art exhibited their work at a private view for parents and guests. As…

May 15, 2015 Read more
Mock Election

Mock Election 2015

Whilst the rest of the nation was gearing up for what promised to be one of the closest elections in…

May 11, 2015 Read more
Wallingford Regatta

Wallingford Regatta

The St Paul’s Girls’ School Boat Club arrived bright and early at Dorney Lake to compete at Wallingford Regatta. The…

May 8, 2015 Read more
Parfitt Day

Parfitt Day 2015

International pianist, Alexandra Dariescu, gave a masterclass and evening recital as part of this year’s Parfitt Day celebrations on 5…

May 8, 2015 Read more
Merchant of Venice

English Trip to The Globe

The St Paul’s VI English scholars took a trip to see The Merchant of Venice at the Globe on Sunday…

May 5, 2015 Read more
School Illustration

Cambridge Humanities Writing Competition Winner

Congratulations to Honor Cargill-Martin in the VII who has been awarded joint first place in the Girton College Cambridge Humanities Writing…

May 5, 2015 Read more
Boat Race

Old Paulinas Make Boat Race History

As many of you will have read, one of the last bastions of gender inequality in sport ended on 11…

May 1, 2015 Read more
HE Conference

Higher Education Conference

St Paul’s Girls’ School’s Higher Education Conference was held on Saturday 25 April as part of ongoing support for UK and…

April 27, 2015 Read more
3 Mills

Theatre Society Trip to 3 Mills Studios

Earlier this week, the St Paul’s Girls’ School Theatre Society visited 3 Mills Studios, London’s largest film and television production studio,…

April 24, 2015 Read more
Eton Rowing

Eton Dorney Rowing Camp

This Easter, 25 rowers from the V-VIII went to Eton Dorney for their annual training camp. The week entailed five…

April 24, 2015 Read more

Dresden Exchange

Paulines and Paulinas combined this Easter to descend on Luisenstift, Radebeul in Dresden for the second leg of the V…

April 24, 2015 Read more

Marseilles Exchange

On Saturday 11 April, 28 excited Paulinas set off to Marseilles to spend the week with their exchanges. Highlights of…

April 24, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in Ireland

A group of VIII historians took a break from revision over the Easter holidays and ventured to Dublin. They say…

April 23, 2015 Read more

Engineering Education Scheme Celebration

After spending the past six months working with a local engineering company for the Engineering Education Scheme, six Paulinas in…

April 23, 2015 Read more

Arvon Creative Writing Course

During the Easter holidays, 12 girls from the V-VII travelled to Yorkshire to take part in an Arvon creative writing…

April 23, 2015 Read more

Extreme Physics Competition

Eight excited, physics-mad Paulinas in the V took part in an Extreme Physics competition at Wycombe Abbey over Easter. There…

April 23, 2015 Read more

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

Over Easter, 19 Paulinas in the VII set off to Wales to complete their gold practice expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh Award….

April 22, 2015 Read more
Bonn Exchange

Bonn Exchange

The annual exchange with the Liebfrauenschule Bonn is in its twenty-eigth year, and again a group of UIV went out…

April 22, 2015 Read more
DC Exchange

Washington D.C. Exchange

During the Easter holidays, 18 Paulinas travelled to Washington D.C. on a cultural exchange. Girls attended several lessons at the National Cathedral School each morning…

April 21, 2015 Read more
Swimming Championships

British Swimming Championships

Many congratulations to Bella Hindley (VIII) and Zoe Smith (UIV) who swam in the British Swimming Championships at London Aquatic…

April 21, 2015 Read more
Montpellier Exchange

Montpellier Exchange

During the Easter holidays, 29 French scholars in the V journeyed to Montpellier. The trip’s aim was to help the…

April 21, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s at the Battlefields

On Saturday 28 March, 48 Paulinas boarded a coach expecting hot French sun at the end of their journey but were…

April 20, 2015 Read more
Pompeii Trip

St Paul’s in Pompeii

Around 45 Paulinas in the UIV and five teachers spent the first week of the holidays in Italy visiting the…

April 20, 2015 Read more
Sienna Trip

St Paul’s in Siena

Around a dozen girls in the LV spent the final week of the Easter holidays on a language and culture trip to…

April 20, 2015 Read more
Soiree Musicale

Soirée Musicale 2015

The school’s Junior Ensembles took over the Great Hall for the Soirée Musicale on 26 March. Soloists Alysa Dhar (soprano,…

April 1, 2015 Read more

Old Paulinas Row in Oxford Blues Race

We’re thrilled to report that two OPs, Maxie Scheske and Jen Ehr, are rowing in the Oxford Women’s Blue Boat…

March 27, 2015 Read more

Film Week

This week was Film Week, an artistic celebration for all the budding directors and cinephiles amongst the students. The festivities…

March 27, 2015 Read more

End of Debating Season at Durham Tournament

The debating season reached its finale last weekend at Durham, the largest residential U18 tournament with 260 entries. Six Paulinas…

March 26, 2015 Read more

Greek Play 2015

This year’s Greek play, Hecuba, directed and performed by classical students in MIV to VII, was staged on Wednesday in…

March 26, 2015 Read more
CD Music Teacher

Music Teacher Releases New CD

St Paul’s Girls’ School recorder teacher, Louise Strickland, has recently recorded a new CD with her chamber group, Concetus VII,…

March 26, 2015 Read more

Nicholas Denyer Visits St Paul’s

Classics Society was delighted to welcome Nicholas Denyer, Fellow and senior lecturer at Trinity College, Cambridge. Mr Denyer gave a…

March 25, 2015 Read more

English Teacher Lectures on Novel Writing Process

On Tuesday, Director of Senior School and English teacher, Mr le Fleming, spoke to Literary Society about his novel Central…

March 25, 2015 Read more
Triple Success

Triple Musical Success

Many congratulations to Caroline Zeghibe in the VI, who won three prizes for singing at the Richmond Music Festival: the…

March 25, 2015 Read more

Lacrosse County Finals

The St Paul’s junior lacrosse teams were in action over the weekend at the U12 and U13 lacrosse county finals. The…

March 24, 2015 Read more
Celebration of Sport

Celebration of Sport Evening 2015

To recognise the myriad sporting achievements at St Paul’s this year, Monday marked the first ever Celebration of Sport Evening….

March 24, 2015 Read more
Connell Guides

Connell Guides Essay Prize Winner

Many congratulations to Eleanor Winn in the VII who has won the Connell Guides Essay Prize 2015 with her essay…

March 23, 2015 Read more
Barnes MFest

Barnes Music Festival

The school’s Cantamus, Paulina Voices and Chamber Orchestra met at St Mary’s Barnes for an evening concert as part of…

March 23, 2015 Read more
New Views

‘New Views’ Playwright Visits St Paul’s

Participants in the national ‘New Views’ playwriting competition were very lucky recently to have the opportunity to consult with Sabrina…

March 23, 2015 Read more
Diamond Synchotron

Physics Trip to The Diamond Synchrotron

Last Wednesday, as a part of their physics coursework, VII physicists visited the Diamond Synchrotron in Oxfordshire. The synchrotron, which…

March 23, 2015 Read more

Yonca Brunini Visits St Paul’s

For the last Friday lecture of the year, and the last ever for the VIII, girls in the Senior School were…

March 23, 2015 Read more
Science Week

Science Week 2015

Science Week came with its true assemblage of wild and wacky experiments! From making cloud chambers and lava lamps, to…

March 20, 2015 Read more
Cross Country

English Schools’ Cross-Country Championships

The English Schools’ Cross-Country Championships, the biggest national competition for teenage cross-country runners, took place last weekend. Charlotte Buckley in…

March 20, 2015 Read more

Middlesex County Netball League Finals

On Saturday 14 March, the St Paul’s Girls’ School U19, U16, U15, and U14 netball teams competed in the Middlesex County…

March 20, 2015 Read more
Charity match

Teacher vs Student Charity Lacrosse Match

This week, several brave teachers donned their sports gear and grabbed lacrosse sticks for the ultimate game of the season against…

March 20, 2015 Read more

Drama Trip to Lippy

As part of the school-directed course, drama students were taken to see Lippy, a Dead Centre production, at the Young…

March 20, 2015 Read more

Oxford Schools Debate Competition

Oxford Schools is perhaps the most competitive of all the debate competitions, graced by the presence of fourteen international teams…

March 20, 2015 Read more
Head of River

Schools’ Head of the River Race

Last Monday was the annual Schools’ Head of the River Race. It is the largest head race of the season for…

March 19, 2015 Read more

Physics Quiz Victory

On Tuesday, a group of ten Paulinas set off to Godolphin & Latymer and were split up into groups with…

March 19, 2015 Read more
History Lecture

Professor Alvin Jackson Visits St Paul’s

On 13 March, A level historians welcomed Alvin Jackson, Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh and author of…

March 18, 2015 Read more
Chinese Embassy

Dr Mayling Birney Visits St Pauls

The Senior School welcomed Dr Mayling Birney from LSE who came to speak about China and its government. Taking ideas from her…

March 17, 2015 Read more

Artist-in-Residence Visits St Paul’s

Twelve members of the V were given the chance to work with this year’s Artist-in-Residence, Nina Dunn, last week. Girls were…

March 16, 2015 Read more

Paulinas in Chinatown

On 12 March, the Chinese department invited all Chinese students in the VI to an evening in Chinatown. After an…

March 16, 2015 Read more
Spring Concert

Spring Concert 2015

The Spring Concert at St John’s Smith Square yesterday was especially poignant for musicians in the VIII, as it was their last…

March 16, 2015 Read more
MIV Charity

MIV Charity Fair 2015

The annual MIV Fair displayed a true selection of creative stalls whose profits went to the school’s bursary fund and…

March 13, 2015 Read more

Geography Trip to Swanage 2015

The VII geographers spent a chilly weekend in Dorset from Friday 6 March to Sunday 8 March, during which time…

March 12, 2015 Read more

Science Conference at Radley School

On Friday 6 March, a team of girls in the VII had the opportunity to attend the annual international students’ science…

March 12, 2015 Read more
Paulina Connect

GAP Year Plans and Paulina Connect

The school is delighted that Grace Beverley and Tosca Tindall in the VIII, with the support of staff and the Old Paulina…

March 11, 2015 Read more
Senior Play

VIII Play 2015

On Wednesday 4 March, the first performance of this year’s VIII play, The Laramie Project, took place in the school’s Celia Johnson…

March 10, 2015 Read more

‘New Views’ Trip to Behind the Beautiful Forevers

As part of the National Theatre’s ‘New Views’ playwriting programme, a group of St Paul’s girls recently watched Rufus Norris’…

March 9, 2015 Read more

National Schools Lacrosse Tournament

St Paul’s Girls’ lacrosse players returned from the National Schools tournament last week, the highlight of the lacrosse calendar, with extraordinary results….

March 9, 2015 Read more

Lord Rose Visits St Paul’s

On Friday 6 March, students were lucky enough to welcome Lord Rose, the former CEO and chairman of Marks & Spencer,…

March 9, 2015 Read more

Classics Trip to Euripides

A group of classicists recently attended the UCL performance of Euripides’ Bacchae. The production was skilfully acted all around, but the…

March 9, 2015 Read more

Paulinas are confirmed

Congratulations to the eight girls confirmed recently at St Paul’s Cathedral in a service led by the Bishop of London….

March 6, 2015 Read more

Debating Success at Cambridge and England trials

Three debaters from St Paul’s, Josie Dallas, Flora Spielman and Antonia Ruddle (all in the VII), won England trials on the…

March 6, 2015 Read more
Food Week

Paulinas celebrate Food Week

Ms Farr kicked off Food Week in assembly by confessing her sweet tooth and sharing her recent find, Deliciously Ella, a…

March 6, 2015 Read more
Bushy Park

Biology Trip to Bushy Park

VII biologists donned their wellies and raincoats for what turned out to be a beautiful day in Bushy Park. The…

March 6, 2015 Read more

Dr Sue Doran Visits St Paul’s

On 2 March, VII History students were treated to a lecture by Dr Sue Doran, a widely published expert on…

March 5, 2015 Read more
London Schools

London Schools’ Cross-Country Championships

On 3 March, two Paulinas in the MIV and seven in the UIV teamed up with Godolphin & Latymer for…

March 4, 2015 Read more
Voluntary SA

Paulina Volunteers in South Africa

Over half term, Molly Foster in the VI, travelled to South Africa to do some volunteer work.  Here are her…

March 4, 2015 Read more

Marius Kociejowski Visits St Paul’s

The school’s Literary Society was delighted to welcome poet and travel writer Marius Kociejowski to speak today. Marius talked about his…

March 3, 2015 Read more
Chinese Day

Chinese Day

Last Wednesday, in celebration of Chinese Day, Chinese classes from every year competed against each other in the first Chinese…

March 3, 2015 Read more
South East Schools

South-East School Cross-Country Championships

On Saturday 28 February, five girls from St Paul’s took part in the South-East School Cross-Country Championships race at Harrow…

March 2, 2015 Read more
Fashion Show

Fashion Show 2014

The Charities Committee and our very own charity store Re-Store held a very successful Fashion Show here at St Paul’s…

February 26, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in the French Alps

On 14 February, 49 excited Paulinas set off for Serre Chevalier in the French Alps to ski for a week….

February 25, 2015 Read more
Piano Music Success

Musical Successes

Catalina Garcia (VIII) and Miyu Kudo (V) have both been successful in their ABRSM diplomas in piano this term. The diploma is…

February 24, 2015 Read more

Debating Successes

The school’s debaters have had a fantastic set of results recently. Paulinas have won three U18 competitions, and in the Debate Mate…

February 23, 2015 Read more

Bank of England Target 2.0 London Final

Four of the school’s VIII economists took on the role of the Monetary Policy Committee at the London final of the…

February 23, 2015 Read more

Dr Georgina Voss Visits St Paul’s

The guest lecture given by Dr Georgina Voss of the University of Sussex was entitled ‘The Politics of Design’ about…

February 13, 2015 Read more

Olympus Dance Show

On 10 and 11 February, the school’s annual dance show took place in the Celia Johnson Theatre. The first act…

February 13, 2015 Read more
Red Day

Red Day

The St Paul’s Charities Committee and Medical Society joined forces today to commemorate the British Heart Foundation’s disease awareness day…

February 13, 2015 Read more
Baroness Hale

Baroness Hale of the Supreme Court Visits St Paul’s

On Friday 6 February, the Senior School welcomed Baroness Hale, the Deputy President of the Supreme Court. As the first,…

February 9, 2015 Read more
Dr Classics

Dr Armand D’Angour Visits St Paul’s

Classics Society welcomed Dr Armand D’Angour, Fellow and Tutor at Jesus College, Oxford, last week to talk about the slightly obscure,…

February 9, 2015 Read more

Joanna Bourke Visits St Paul’s

Prolific feminist historian Joanna Bourke of Birkbeck College, London, addressed History Society about the history of sexual violence in film last…

February 6, 2015 Read more

Old Paulina Wins Columnist of the Year

Everyone at St Paul’s was thrilled to hear that OP Lucy Webster won columnist of the year at The Guardian 2014…

February 6, 2015 Read more
Debate Championships

U15 London Debate Champions

Last weekend, Lexie Fossa and Charlotte Moberly in the V won the London grand final of the International Competition for…

February 5, 2015 Read more
New York Exhib

New York Exhibition Project

Following a trip to New York in October, senior art students were challenged to produce art work inspired by what…

February 5, 2015 Read more
Grace Beverley

Oxford Music Festival Success

At the recent Oxford Music Festival, soprano Grace Beverley in the VIII  came second with distinction in the Music Theatre Final…

February 5, 2015 Read more
Netball Nationals

Netball Nationals

This year, all three of the school’s netball teams (U14, U16 and U19) made it through to the regional round…

February 5, 2015 Read more

Drama Trip to Othello

Girls in the V through VIII who study drama at St Paul’s watched a local production of Othello this week,…

February 4, 2015 Read more
OP Art

Old Paulina Shakes Art World

A team of Cambridge art experts, led by OP Dr Victoria Avery, announced this week that a pair of obscure sculptures…

February 4, 2015 Read more

Senior Debating Successes

Last Saturday, St Paul’s Girls’ School won the Manchester Schools debating competition. Josie Dallas (VII) and Freya Wilson (VI) successfully…

February 4, 2015 Read more
French Day

French Day

This year’s French Day festivities took place on 3 February, celebrating the feast of La Chandeleur (French Pancake Day) in style with…

February 3, 2015 Read more

Jack Donnelly Visits St Paul’s

Last Tuesday, Theatre Society hosted a talk with Jack Donnelly, the star of the BBC TV show, Atlantis. This casual…

February 2, 2015 Read more
Parliament Hill

London Schools’ Cross-Country Championships

On 28 January, our school cross-country runners took part in the London Schools’ Cross-Country Championships held at a bitterly cold…

February 2, 2015 Read more

Latin Study Day

On Friday, Latin AS students at St Paul’s enjoyed a day of classics lectures on their set-texts, Cicero’s De Imperio and Ovid’s…

February 2, 2015 Read more
Languages Hosting

Modern Languages Conference

St Paul’s Girls’ School hosted the annual ISMLA conference (Independent Schools’ Modern Languages Association) this Saturday. Delegates from 160 schools…

February 2, 2015 Read more
Colet Play

Colet Play 2015

Last week, girls in the VII staged the annual Colet Play. This is a year-wide effort, exclusively directed, produced and acted…

February 2, 2015 Read more

Rowing at Quintin Head

St Paul’s Girls’ School Boat Club took to the water this past weekend at Quintin Head, the first spring head race,…

February 2, 2015 Read more
Maths Lecture

Dr Vicky Neale Visits St Paul’s

On Wednesday 28 January, the school Maths Society was joined by students from Hammersmith Academy, Godolphin & Latymer and Sacred…

January 29, 2015 Read more

Alan Cochrane Visits St Paul’s

On 23 January, the school welcomed the journalist Alan Cochrane, the Scottish editor of The Daily Telegraph, as Friday lecturer. His…

January 26, 2015 Read more

V History Conference

On Friday 23 January, V students studying history here at St Paul’s were treated to a lecture given by Professor Dominic…

January 26, 2015 Read more
Weakest Link

Teachers’ Weakest Link Charity Event

As the first charity event of 2015, the teachers’ rendition of The Weakest Link proved to be very successful. On…

January 26, 2015 Read more
Prof Classics

Dr Stephen Heyworth Visits St Paul’s

This week, the Classics Society here at St Paul’s was delighted to welcome Dr Stephen Heyworth, Bowra Fellow and tutor…

January 23, 2015 Read more
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Higher Education News

Everyone here at St Paul’s Girls’ School is delighted with the outcome of VIII university applications so far this year. Many…

January 23, 2015 Read more
Hans Woyoda

First Knockout Round of Hans Woyda Competition

On 22 January, the St Paul’s Hans Woyda team played Bancroft’s School in the first knockout round. They were strong opposition,…

January 23, 2015 Read more
OP Politics

Millicent Scott Visits St Paul’s

On Tuesday 20 January, Politics and Debating Society received a visit from Millicent Scott, an OP who now works for…

January 22, 2015 Read more
Russian Day

Russian Day

Girls at St Paul’s celebrated Russian Day today and engaged with the many faces of Russia’s rich culture with an authentic…

January 22, 2015 Read more
Arts Day

VI Arts Day

As a well-deserved treat following their mocks, the girls in the VI enjoyed some of the cultural attractions London has…

January 21, 2015 Read more
Stained Glass

Stained Glass Installation

One exciting new year arrival at St Paul’s Girls’ School is an original stained glass installation celebrating the history of the school designed for,…

January 20, 2015 Read more
Chess General

Chess Team Reach Semi-finals

On Sunday 18 January, the St Paul’s chess team – consisting of Lauren Weaver (V), Tess Weaver (MIV) and Emilia Murray…

January 19, 2015 Read more

Directors’ Forum

The Directors’ Forum is an annual opportunity for Paulinas in the LV to develop their directorial and acting skills. Girls had…

January 17, 2015 Read more
Chess Lauren

World Schools Chess Championship Success

Many congratulations to Lauren Weaver in the V who was placed fourth in the World Schools Chess Championship!  The competition…

January 14, 2015 Read more


The ARTiculation Prize is an annual external public speaking competition that invites students across the country to give a short…

January 13, 2015 Read more
Knoll Run

Girls’ Knole Run

Four Paulinas took part in the nineteenth Girls’ Knole Run at Sevenoaks School on Saturday 10 January 2015. It was very…

January 12, 2015 Read more

Engineering Education Scheme Project

Six prospective engineers in the VII, as a part of the Engineering Education Scheme, spent two days at the labs…

January 12, 2015 Read more

St Paul’s in Berlin

At the beginning of the Christmas holidays, 57 Paulinas in the VI travelled to Berlin for a four-day exploration of its…

January 8, 2015 Read more
St Petersburg

St Paul’s in St Petersburg

On 16 December, eight LV girls departed for an exciting winter trip to St Petersburg. During their five-day stay, they…

January 5, 2015 Read more

Munich Exchange

During the Christmas holidays, VII Germanists spent a week in Munich as a part of an exchange with the Otto…

January 5, 2015 Read more
Xmas Concert

Christmas Concert

This year’s Christmas concert at St Paul’s Girls’ School started with an ambitious production of Benjamin Britten’s opera Noye’s Fludde. It involved…

December 17, 2014 Read more

Professor Elspeth Garman Visits St Paul’s

The last Friday lecture of 2014 was delivered by Professor Elspeth Garman, who is a biochemistry tutor at Brasenose College,…

December 15, 2014 Read more
Xmas Carols Cantamus

Christmas Carols Concert

On 11 December, Cantamus, the St Paul’s junior auditioned choir, had its first out-of-school concert, a carol concert held at…

December 12, 2014 Read more

Pasquale Terracciano Visits St Paul’s

Paulinas passionate about Italian were excited to welcome Pasquale Terracciano, the Italian Ambassador in London, to the school recently. The…

December 11, 2014 Read more
Chinese Tea

Chinese Tea Drinking

During a recent Chinese lesson, students watched Mrs Shao perform a tea ceremony and tried some of the tea themselves. The girls had recently…

December 11, 2014 Read more
Love and Information

Love and Information Performance

On 27 and 28 November, Paulinas in the V to VIII staged Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information, a powerful and potent…

December 1, 2014 Read more
St Martins

Musical Performance at St-Martin-in-the Fields

The senior scholars’ recent concert at St-Martin-in-the-Fields showcased the scope of musical talent at St Paul’s. The school’s eldest music scholars…

December 1, 2014 Read more
Debating Team

Debating Successes

The St Paul’s Girls’ School debaters have been busy. At Warwick, Bella Forristal  in the VI won the cup for…

December 1, 2014 Read more
Target 2

Bank of England Target 2.0 Regional Winners

Four of the school’s VIII economists have won the regional final of the Bank of England Target 2.0 competition, held…

December 1, 2014 Read more

Laura Witjens Visits St Paul’s

For the penultimate Friday lecture of 2014, we welcomed Laura Witjens, CEO of the National Gamete Donation Trust. She began her…

December 1, 2014 Read more
Hans Woyoda

Hans Woyda Competition Victory

The St Paul’s Girls’ School Hans Woyda team had a resounding victory of 48 points to 13 in round two played…

November 17, 2014 Read more
NYO Selected

National Youth Orchestra Selection

Three St Paul’s music scholars – Giulia da Cruz (cello, V), Nell Norman (violin, VII) and Athena Hawksley-Walker (violin, VII) –…

November 17, 2014 Read more

Barcelona Exchange

The Paulinas on the recent Barcelona exchange went sightseeing throughout the week and rounded off the trip with a weekend to…

November 11, 2014 Read more
Locke Prize

High Commendation in John Locke Institute Essay Competition

Many congratulations to Grace Beverley in the VIII who was highly commended in the annual John Locke Institute essay competition…

October 13, 2014 Read more
Senior Scholarship

Senior Scholarship 2014

Senior Scholarships have recently been announced here at St Paul’s Girls’ School. These are awarded to girls in the VIII…

October 13, 2014 Read more

High Commendation in RES Essay Competition

Congratulations to Isabella Liu in the VIII, who was highly commended in the recent Royal Economics Society essay competition. Her…

October 13, 2014 Read more
Marshall Society

Cambridge Marshall Society Competition Winner

Many congratulations to Laure Ellis in the VIII who has won the prestigious Cambridge University Marshall Society essay competition for…

October 13, 2014 Read more
Stubber 2014

MIV Team Building at Stubbers Adventure Centre 2014

On Wednesday 17 September, St Paul’s girls in the MIV took a trip to the Stubbers Adventure Centre. Each form…

September 30, 2014 Read more
Isle of Wight

Geography Trip to Isle of Wight

The A level geographers at St Paul’s set off for a trip to the sunny Isle of Wight, taking a…

September 30, 2014 Read more
Oxford Prize

Choral Scholarship Success at Oxford

Congratulations to two Paulinas in the VIII, Grace Beverley and Olivia Hugh-Jones, who have each been awarded choral scholarships to Oxford…

September 30, 2014 Read more
Musical Success

Musical Success

Congratulations to St Paul’s music scholar Helen Leung in the VI who has been awarded the DipABRSM in Piano Performance…

September 30, 2014 Read more
Trinity Prize

Cambridge Gould Essay Prize Winner

Congratulations to Emma Cavell in the VII, who has won first prize in Trinity College, Cambridge’s Gould Essay Prize for…

September 30, 2014 Read more
St Pauls Building

New Screen and Projector Installed

The vast Great Hall has always posed an interesting problem during assemblies and presentations. Many people could not see the…

September 3, 2014 Read more
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2014 Leavers’ Bursary

The leaving class of 2014 raised a magnificent sum of £217,000 to fund a full seven-year bursary and 50 per…

August 29, 2014 Read more
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2014 Exam Results – A record year at GCSE and at A level

We are delighted to report the best provisional GCSE and IGCSE results in the history of St Paul’s Girls’ School….

August 18, 2014 Read more

Success in Journalism Awards

A couple of weeks ago the school newspaper, The Marble, was named Best Newspaper and also received the prize for Best Cover,…

July 4, 2014 Read more

Dr Howard Bailes Lecture

On Wednesday 4 June, Dr Bailes, who is retiring from teaching this year after almost thirty years of extraordinary service, gave…

June 27, 2014 Read more