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Charities activities

While we have had to rethink our fundraising strategies to fit with Covid-19 restrictions, the Charities Committee have made a great start in the past few weeks.

October 19, 2020 Read more

John Colet Day

On the final day before half term the school community celebrated Colet Day, in collaboration with St Paul’s School.

October 19, 2020 Read more

LV-VIII Virtual Careers Forum

A record 99 participants attended our recent virtual LV-VIII Careers Forum on writing and journalism.

October 13, 2020 Read more

Black History Month

We marked the beginning of Black History Month with a brilliant introductory student assembly and a powerful Friday Lecture from Stuart Lawrence.

October 5, 2020 Read more

New Leaf

A huge thanks to the students and parents who donated textbooks to New Leaf.

October 19, 2020 Read more

VI Geography Trip

Tanya, VI, describes an unusual recent geography trip.

October 19, 2020 Read more

Music Teas

Tian, VII, reflects on the recent, much-anticipated VII music tea.

October 19, 2020 Read more

Drama Scholars Workshop

On Thursday 1 October, the VIII Drama Scholars took part in a screen acting workshop.

October 19, 2020 Read more

Eco Discussion Group

Eco Discussion Group was set up virtually by Courtenay, VIII, last term during lockdown, and this autumn Tian and Holly, VII, have taken over the reins.

October 19, 2020 Read more

Senior Scholarship Symposium

There was a range of fascinating presentations at the annual Senior Scholarship Symposium.

October 19, 2020 Read more

New ABRSM Online Music Test

Congratulations to all Paulinas who took and passed the new ABRSM online Grade 5 music theory test.

September 29, 2020 Read more

School Charities Chosen

Following a school-wide vote, the Charities Committee are delighted to announce our two school charities for this academic year.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Yoga Club

Raniya, UIV, discusses one of her new favourite clubs.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Project Rousseau Volunteering

Over the summer Trisha, VII, spent time volunteering with Project Rousseau.

September 29, 2020 Read more

New Leaf

New Leaf, our textbook exchange programme, has relaunched this week.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Forging New Ties: IntoUniversity

This term we have started an exciting three-year partnership with IntoUniversity following funding by the Mercers.

September 29, 2020 Read more

First Meeting of the London Schools Eco-Network

Students recently attended the first London Schools Eco-Network meeting of the term, which took place over Zoom.

September 29, 2020 Read more

New Views Programme Launch

This week marked the launch of this year’s New Views playwriting programme, run by the National Theatre.

September 29, 2020 Read more

UIV Wind Band

Students are enjoying the return of music clubs within their year group bubbles.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Russian Speaking Circle

St Paul’s native Russian speakers recently got together with Russian learners for this year’s inaugural ‘Russian Speaking Circle’ over Zoom.

September 29, 2020 Read more

LV Drama Club

Liliani, LV, discusses how it feels to be back in the theatre for this popular weekly club.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Debating Club

Following the success of the new initiatives launched during remote learning last term, Debating Club continues to flourish in a hybrid real/virtual format.

September 29, 2020 Read more

Evolve

Evolve, one of our popular drama clubs, has taken on a new life following remote learning. Ava and Hannah, both V, tells us more.

September 28, 2020 Read more

European Day of Languages

Saturday 26 September was the European Day of Languages. To mark the occasion, Head of Languages Miss Wenham gave an entertaining assembly on idioms.

September 28, 2020 Read more

Platform Concerts

This week the music department held their first live events of the year, with two year group platform concerts for the UIV and LV.

September 28, 2020 Read more

History Society Talk

Sarah, VIII, one of the chairs of History Society for this academic year, discusses their latest event.

September 28, 2020 Read more

European Chess Championship 2020

Congratulations to Eugenia, MIV, who was the UK top scorer in the Girls Under 12 at the European Online Youth Team and Individual Chess Championship 2020.

September 28, 2020 Read more

Women’s Open Debating Competition

We opened the new debating competitive season on Saturday with the first online edition of the SPGS Women’s Open.

September 28, 2020 Read more

Friday Lecture

With masks, social distancing and streaming in place, our traditional Friday Lectures are back and in full swing.

September 28, 2020 Read more

New VII Breakfast

Last Thursday, the new VII students enjoyed the much anticipated new girls’ breakfast.

September 28, 2020 Read more

LV Team-Building Day

The LV recently enjoyed a team-building day as they settled back into school life. Alexandra, LV, updates us on the day’s activities.

September 28, 2020 Read more

MIV Team-Building Day

Zehra, MIV, tells us about the MIV’s recent bonding day, which included activities ranging from puzzles to picnics.

September 28, 2020 Read more

VII Senior Programme Launch

Ria, VII, describes the launch of this unique St Paul’s programme.

September 28, 2020 Read more

Country Life Magazine

Our High Mistress Sarah Fletcher has been featured in Country Life Magazine discussing her favourite painting, ‘Morning’ by Gillian Ayres.

September 11, 2020 Read more

Tatler Schools Guide

‘St Paul’s Girls’ School shines with luminescent happiness, creativity and aspirational endeavour’ – Tatler Schools Guide 2021

September 11, 2020 Read more

The Verity Bargate Award

Congratulations to Sophie Swithinbank, our drama department administrator, who has been included on the longlist for The Verity Bargate Award at The Soho Theatre.

September 11, 2020 Read more

Rowing Returns

Over the summer rowing was used as a trial for how sports could move forward at St Paul’s under Covid-19…

September 11, 2020 Read more

Pre-Season Training

Pre-season training has got off to a great start with a record number of students attending in all age groups….

September 11, 2020 Read more

First Online Youth Business Fair

An online entrepreneurship project was delivered over the summer holiday as part of the ongoing collaborative resource sharing within the…

September 11, 2020 Read more

EasyA Volunteer Maths Mentoring Programme

Over the summer 41 Paulinas volunteered to mentor other students in maths, part of a collaborative project with St Paul’s School and…

September 11, 2020 Read more

New Charities Committee

This week the 2020-21 Charities Committee gave their first assembly of the year, live streamed to classrooms around the school….

September 11, 2020 Read more

New SPEAC Team

Following an extremely productive year for the St Paul’s Environment Action Committee (SPEAC), the newly-recruited VII team have already met for the first time to start planning for 2020/21. This year’s committee,…

September 11, 2020 Read more

AI Summer Sessions

Following on from a successful pilot with girls in the Upper School in the summer term, an exploration of AI…

September 11, 2020 Read more

Thames Festival Summer Programme

Up to 60 young people at a time attended this summer programme on ‘Creating a 3D experience’, organised by our…

September 11, 2020 Read more

VII Induction

Last Tuesday, our new Year 12 made their way to school for their highly-anticipated Induction Day. Here Daliyah, VII, tells us…

September 11, 2020 Read more

MIV Induction

Our new Year 7 students have had a very unusual start to their time at St Paul’s. Here Katya and…

September 11, 2020 Read more

Back to school

We were delighted to welcome all our Paulinas back on site for the start of term. Rosanagh, LV, tells us…

September 11, 2020 Read more

First Assembly

Our assemblies are now streamed around the school into every form room, combining remote and real audiences. Raniya, UIV, tells…

September 11, 2020 Read more

Senior Scholarship Symposium

The Senior Scholarship Symposium marked the culmination of the Senior School Programme for the VIII. The afternoon consisted of a…

September 11, 2020 Read more

2020 Examination Results

Many congratulations to our students on their achievements in the 2020 GCSE and IGCSE results, which are the culmination of…

August 14, 2020 Read more

Partnerships Update

We have been working on several collaborative projects and have recently launched a new buddying initiative.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Launch of the Senior Scholarship

This half term saw the launch of the Senior Scholarship programme, an exciting opportunity for the VII to immerse themselves in learning by spending the summer working on a project of their own choice.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Debating Round-Up

Mme May reflects on this year’s debating achievements.

July 7, 2020 Read more

SPEAC Round-Up

Courtenay, VII, summaries SPEAC’s activities throughout this busy and unusual year.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Philosophy Society Talks

In the past few weeks we have been incredibly lucky to welcome three philosophy society speakers.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Interactive Science Talks

This week we had the pleasure of virtually welcoming Dave Buttery from Auriga Astronomy to deliver two interactive science talks.

July 7, 2020 Read more

History Talk

Alvin Jackson, Professor of Irish History at Edinburgh, recently gave an enlightening virtual talk on ‘The Survival of the UK, 1707-2007’.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Junior Maths Challenge

Kamya, An and Raniya, MIV, participated in this enjoyable Lower School challenge.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Singing Tea

The music department has fully embraced virtual music with a cascade of highly successful events and the singing tea last week​ was no exception.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Eco-Discussion Group

Courtenay, VII, gives an update on the eco-discussion group, one of this term’s new virtual co-curricular initiatives.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Farewell to the VI and VIII Musicians

Natalie and Charlotte, VIII, enjoyed their final SPGS music event.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Decolonised Reading Group

Last Thursday saw the launch of the Decolonised Reading Group, run by Mr Donkor & Miss Hardy.

July 7, 2020 Read more

University OP Panel Events

During the spring and summer terms, students from the VII have been attending a range of University OP Panel Events.

July 7, 2020 Read more

VI Final Year Assembly

During the last week of term the VI came together for a final year assembly on Zoom to celebrate the last five years they have spent together.

July 7, 2020 Read more

UIV Has Got Talent!

Rosanagh, UIV, discusses the UIV’s recent virtual celebration.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Virtual Sports Day

Yesterday we enjoyed our first ever Virtual Sports Day. Emilia, MIV, gives us her highlights of the day.

July 7, 2020 Read more

Paulina 2020

We are delighted to present this year’s annual school magazine, Paulina.

July 3, 2020 Read more

History Talks and Events

In recent weeks the history department have hosted a range of talks and debates on topics related to diversity. Dr…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Duke of Edinburgh Award

We are very proud of all our students who have volunteered in the local community as part of their Duke…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Partnerships: Forming a Powerful Alliance

As we approach the end of the summer term, with some pupils having minimal interaction with teachers, more and more of…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Geography achievement

Congratulations to Trisha and Charlotte, VII, who were recognised this week by the Royal Geographical Society for their amazing achievements…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Proposing Alternatives to GCSEs – TES Article

Our High Mistress Sarah Fletcher has shared her thoughts on why GCSEs are an outdated mode of assessment and has proposed…

June 22, 2020 Read more

German Baking Lessons

Ottilie and Nicole, VIII, tell us about their favourite recent German lesson: In our VIII German class we were keen…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Geography Photography Competition

We had many fantastic entries from a range of year groups for the geography photo competition, along the theme ‘Geography…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Charities Cooking Competition

Julia, VII, Chair of the Charities Committee, explains their most recent fundraising initiative: Over half term, the Charities Committee ran…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Charterhouse Climate Conference

Anne-Amélie, VII, a member of our dedicated SPEAC team, describes this valuable environmental conference: Over the course of this week,…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Moscow Language Exchange

Leela, V, gives us an insight into this unique programme: During remote learning we’ve been given the unique opportunity of…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Online Debating Competition

Alex, VI, details a recent opportunity for the debating team to practise their skills virtually: Five Paulinas awoke bright and…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Drama Platform Performances

Emilia, MIV, explains this new virtual initative: Launched for the first time after half term, exciting online drama platforms have…

June 22, 2020 Read more

String Tea

This Tuesday we saw our first virtual String Tea took place over Zoom. Chloe, UIV, tells us what it was…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Maths Competition Success

We were delighted to hear about the success of SPGS teams in a recent American maths competition. Rikki, Pippa, Freja…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Financial Careers Virtual Working Lunch

Our regular working lunches for the Senior School have gone virtual this term. Ines, VII, describes a recent online session:…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Birkbeck Online History Conference

It has been brilliant to see a whole range of interesting talks and event continually virtually during remote learning. Ella,…

June 22, 2020 Read more

MIV CS&CT Filmmaking Experience

The MIV were in for a treat as they attended an online filmmaking course, provided by the Young Film Academy. Francesca,…

June 22, 2020 Read more

V Careers Conference

Radhika, V, gives us an insight into this year’s V Careers Conference: The annual V Careers Conference went virtual this…

June 22, 2020 Read more

School Site Reopens for V and VII

The school site has been brought back to life with a buzz of activity and laughter as physical teaching sessions…

June 22, 2020 Read more

Geography Photography Competition

Head of Geography Ms Cogbill has been running a Geography photo competition on the theme ‘geography from my window’. These brilliant…

June 8, 2020 Read more

Staff Volunteering

Ms Arblaster, Director of Careers and Higher Education, has been volunteering at Brent Foodbank every week since lockdown began. She had written…

June 8, 2020 Read more

Partnerships Update

Alongside our ongoing support with the staffing of a foodbank we are delighted to report that the school kitchen is now open,…

June 8, 2020 Read more

Craft Sessions

Lauren, VII, has recently launched a craft club to enable students across the school to relax during remote learning. She…

June 8, 2020 Read more

World Environment Day

To mark World Environment Day, SPEAC took the lead in organising a series of events and campaigns to encourage positive…

June 8, 2020 Read more

Philosophy Society Talk

Philosophy Society were delighted to host philosopher Richard Holton of Peterhouse College, Cambridge for a virtual talk on Moral Psychology….

June 8, 2020 Read more

Virtual Wind Tea

Recently, the first virtual wind tea was held over Zoom. Isabel, VII, tells us more about this musical event: The…

June 8, 2020 Read more

VII HE Day

Jai, VII, describes the VII’s recent Higher Education day: As we all prepare for the easing of lockdown, the VII…

June 8, 2020 Read more

Innovation in CSCT

Practical work has continued from home in the Computer Science and Creative Technology department, both in and outside lessons. From…

June 5, 2020 Read more

City Harvest Awards

Elise, V has been chosen as a winner of the ‘Champion for Change’ category and Mikal, VI has been chosen…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Drama Achievements

We are delighted to share these recent achievements by our St Paul’s drama students, which are testament to their hard…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Authors Working Lunch

Recently the careers and higher education department hosted their inaugural virtual working lunch, a chance for students in the VII…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Joint Eco Article

Congratulations to Chiara, VI, and Lorena, Y13 from Hammersmith Academy, whose co-written article about our joint eco-partnership has now been…

June 2, 2020 Read more

PE Interschools Quiz

The PE department recently organised an interschools PE quiz to keep spirits up during remote learning. Here Lulu, MIV, discusses…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Reading Groups

Over the past few weeks, students throughout the school have been enjoying attending senior and junior virtual book clubs. Ella,…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Young Enterprise Success

Congratulations to VII students Isabelle, Maya and Anastasia, whose Young Enterprise team Nurture recently won the Sustainability and STEM awards…

June 2, 2020 Read more

Active Debate Competition

Recently several SPGS teams took part in a virtual debating competition, Active Debate. Rosanagh, UIV, tells us more about the…

June 1, 2020 Read more

Art Detectives

Since the school switched to remote learning, Head of Art History Miss Evans has been running virtual sessions of art…

June 1, 2020 Read more

VIII Assembly

Our VIII leavers created a funny and thoughtful virtual assembly to mark what ordinarily would have been their last week of…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Student Fundraisers and Projects

We are very proud to see students throughout the school continuing to undertake fundraising and creative projects during remote learning. A few…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Staff Projects

Recently members of staff have written in to share what they have been getting up to outside of school. Several members…

May 18, 2020 Read more

MIV Medieval Manuscripts

MIV music students have been working hard on their Medieval musical manuscripts, created as part of a topic on Medieval…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Science Society

Science society have been lucky to host fascinating virtual talks this half term. Recently we have heard from Eloise Matheson about…

May 18, 2020 Read more

SPEAC and Debating Society Joint Debate

This half term SPEAC and Debating Society joined forces for the first time to hold an engaging environmental debate on the topic…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Virtual Schools Eco-Network

This half term has seen our existing London Schools Eco-Network move online. Student eco-teams from SPGS, North London Collegiate School,…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Cooking Club

As part of our remote co-curricular timetable, Ms Bell has launched a new cooking club via Zoom. Every Thursday Ms…

May 18, 2020 Read more

Eco-Discussion Group

Students thoroughly enjoyed the inaugural meeting of the SPGS eco-discussion group. Members of the club, which is run by students…

May 18, 2020 Read more

ICYD Debating Competition

On the 2 and 3 May, the International Competition of Young Debaters (ICYD) took place online with three SPGS teams competing. Despite…

May 15, 2020 Read more

Spanish Day

When Ms Garcia and Ms Mateos started planning Spanish Day this year, they never imagined that they would end up…

May 15, 2020 Read more

Platform Concerts

This half term we have been enjoying a series of uplifting Platform Concerts on Zoom. Staff and students from across…

May 15, 2020 Read more

UIV Languages Quiz

Did you know that Cambodian has the longest alphabet with 74 characters? Or that the Bible is the most translated…

May 15, 2020 Read more

Student Journalism in Lockdown

This week, three of our student journalists, Rosanagh and Christiane, both UIV, and Raniya, MIV, have written fascinating articles based…

May 4, 2020 Read more

Eco-Anxiety Staff Training Event

St Paul’s recently hosted a virtual staff training event over Zoom on the topic of eco-anxiety in young people. Experts Caroline…

May 4, 2020 Read more

Student Fundraisers

It has been inspiring to hear about students who have decided to go the extra mile to help those most…

May 4, 2020 Read more

Stay Home Project

As part of our Stay Home Project, featured in this week’s school bulletin, Giorgia, VII, Amara, V, Francesca, MIV, Jacqueline,…

May 4, 2020 Read more

Remote Co-Curricular

Our remote co-curricular timetable is now in full swing, with a wide range of activities and clubs on offer. From…

May 4, 2020 Read more

2.6 Challenge

As part of the nationwide 2.6 challenge, the charities committee decided to support The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, one of…

May 4, 2020 Read more

Sharing Online Resources with Partner Schools

We are grateful to resource providers JCS Resources, JSTOR, Drama Online Libraries, Connell Guides, Hodder Education and Massolit for extending…

April 20, 2020 Read more

Paulina 2020 First Look

This is the first look at the 2020 edition of the school magazine, Paulina, which this year is based on…

April 20, 2020 Read more

Reasons To Be Cheerful

To keep connected and entertained during remote learning, our senior students have created a page entitled Reasons to be Cheerful…

April 17, 2020 Read more

Creative Projects

Members of our school community are finding many inventive ways to keep cheerful during remote learning. Lovely images shared by…

April 17, 2020 Read more

Helping the NHS with Equipment Shortages

We are proud to be helping NHS frontline healthcare workers and care homes with their equipment shortages. Safety goggles have…

April 17, 2020 Read more

Online Resources for the Easter Break

The idea of spending the Easter break indoors may seem daunting for some. However, there are a variety of resources…

March 31, 2020 Read more

MIV Ideas for Keeping Cheerful Remotely

During remote learning our students are keeping connected and entertained by sharing challenges, pictures, videos and games via the student…

March 27, 2020 Read more

Virtual Film Screening

To celebrate Virtual Green Week, SPEAC presented a live screening via Zoom of the acclaimed Bruce Parry film ‘Tawai: a…

March 27, 2020 Read more

Green Week Online Workshops

As part of our Virtual Green Week activities, we were lucky enough to take part in an exciting online workshop…

March 25, 2020 Read more

Virtual Green Week

This year Green Week is going virtual as the school switches to remote learning. Our dedicated SPEAC (St Paul’s Environmental…

March 23, 2020 Read more

MIV Charity Fair

After much hard work, the MIV transformed the Great Hall with an array of colourful, creative stalls for their Charity…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Richmond Music Festival

Congratulations to singers Hannah, Amara, Octavia, Tanya and Amelia for their success in the Richmond Music Festival . The vocal festival is…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Antarctica Day Competition

Back in December, MIVs Alice G, Alice W, Manahan, Parishi and Vanessa won a school competition to produce flags for…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Lacrosse Nationals

Last weekend the Senior 1st Lacrosse Team travelled to Aldershot to compete in the National Schools Tournament, the highlight of…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Debating Success at ESU Mace & UCL U18 Competitions

Our debaters have had a stellar week. The ESU Mace squad of Vicky, VII, and Kitty, Abby & Creagh, VI, reached…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Reading Week

Here Tabitha, UIV, tells us why Reading Week is one of her favourite weeks of the year: During Reading Week…

March 11, 2020 Read more

China Lecture

On Wednesday 4 March Nigel Inkster, former director of operations and intelligence for the British Secret Intelligence Service, gave a fascinating…

March 11, 2020 Read more

String Tea

There was an excellent turnout for the String Tea on Wednesday. An appreciative audience of parents, grandparents and friends were…

March 11, 2020 Read more

Artist-in-Residence Week

This year’s artist-in-residence week gave 11 students in the V the chance to work with our artists-in-residence, Helen Carnac and…

March 9, 2020 Read more

Wellbeing Week

From cookie-decorating to yoga, busking to meditation, knit and knatter to silent discos, Wellbeing Week was filled with fantastic activities…

March 9, 2020 Read more

VIII Post-Mocks Quiz

The VIII celebrated the end of their mocks with a lively and entertaining quiz held jointly with St Paul’s School….

March 3, 2020 Read more

Keyboard Festival

Audiences were treated to many beautiful performances at our annual Keyboard Festival. With over 70 students taking part, this was…

March 3, 2020 Read more

Charity Events

It was a busy end to the half term as several events were organised to raise funds for our annual…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Red dress-up day

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, on the 14 February SPEAC organised a red dress-up day in aid of the…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Plant Captains

The biology plant captains held a pop-up plant sale on the Marble to sell the variety of greenery they have…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Drama Theatre Trip

Drama students enjoyed a trip to see The Welkin, a new play by Lucy Kirkwood at the National Theatre. Elise, VII,…

February 19, 2020 Read more

LV Trip to Science Live

The whole of the LV recently travelled to the Apollo Theatre to watch GCSE Science Live. After assembly, students headed straight…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Debating Round-Up

It has been a busy and exciting half term for our St Paul’s debating teams. Junior DebatingOur U15 debaters have…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Working Lunch

Recently eight students had the chance to welcome Mr Koray Kavukcuoglu, Vice President of Google DeepMind, from the school’s parent…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Maths Talk

Last Tuesday afternoon we heard from Dr Chris Budd about the mathematics of voting. Here Sarah and Giang, both VII, discuss…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Friday Lectures

This half term, the senior school has been lucky enough to be audience to a wide variety of speakers at…

February 19, 2020 Read more

West London Schools Eco-Meeting

Last Thursday, three SPEAC representatives attended a lunchtime eco meeting at Hammersmith Academy. This was part of our ongoing West…

February 19, 2020 Read more

CyberFirst Competition

Four girls from the UIV competed in the semi-final of CyberFirst, a UK wide competition for girls in Year 8…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Colet Play

The annual Colet Play is produced entirely by students in the VII, who cast, design, direct, and stage manage the…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Geography Lake District Trip

A Level Geographers were treated to amazing views as they completed their fieldwork in the stunning scenery of the Lake…

February 19, 2020 Read more

Classics talk

This week students enjoyed a fascinating talk from Professor Maria Wyke from University College London about Ancient Rome in Silent…

February 7, 2020 Read more

Songfest

A very eager audience filled the Old Drama Studio this week for the highly-anticipated Songfest competition. With an amazing atmosphere…

February 7, 2020 Read more

Charity Pyjamas Dress-Up Day

This week students donned their onesies and slippers for a very cozy charity pyjamas dress-up day. Organised by our student…

February 7, 2020 Read more

Social Media

Welcome to our online community! St Paul’s has launched new social media pages on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook where…

January 30, 2020 Read more

UIV Film Night

Rosanagh, UIV, gives a snapshot of the evening’s entertainment: Last Friday was UIV film night and we had a wonderful…

January 30, 2020 Read more

MIV Partnership Project

Students from the MIV joined forces with students from Hammersmith Academy, Burlington Danes Academy and St Paul’s Junior School to…

January 30, 2020 Read more

Harpsichord Fundraising Concert

Ms Yamamoto’s pupils gathered to perform a concert in the Singing Hall to help raise money for a new double-manual…

January 30, 2020 Read more

Cantamus Commemoration Concert

Cantamus recently took part in a concert for the Willesden Jewish Cemetery to commemorate the lives of people buried there….

January 29, 2020 Read more

VI Arts Day

After two weeks of mock exams, the VI celebrated with Arts Day. Here Phoenix, VI, tells us more about the…

January 29, 2020 Read more

Music Junction Workshops

This week we hosted our exciting first Music Junction workshop of the year, in partnership with London Chamber Orchestra and St Paul’s School. After trying out…

January 29, 2020 Read more

Sustainability Careers Forum

This week St Paul’s was delighted to host its first-ever Sustainability Careers Forum. Students heard from a variety of speakers…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Russian Day

Yesterday St Paul’s celebrated its annual Russian Day. The Russian department organised a variety of exciting events to mark the…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Happy birthday St Paul’s!

On Sunday 19 January St Paul’s celebrated its 116th birthday. To mark the occasion, we were lucky enough to hear…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Russian Cultural Trip to Moscow

Over the Christmas holidays, a number of students from the LV had the privilege of spending a week in the…

January 22, 2020 Read more

MIV Gamelan Workshops

The MIV have enjoyed participating in Gamelan workshops to enrich their music studies. An, MIV, tells us more about the…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Andrew McMillan Poetry Reading and Q&A

St Paul’s was incredibly fortunate to welcome Andrew McMillan, senior lecturer at MMU and revered poet, into school for an…

January 22, 2020 Read more

SOAS & England Debating Success

Congratulations to Sara and Lucy, VIII, who recently won a very competitive SOAS debating competition. In a high quality final,…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Talk on Rare Species Conservation

We were very pleased to welcome leading endangered species conservationist Rodney Pietsch from New South Wales in Australia to speak on the current…

January 22, 2020 Read more

U19 National Schools Chess Championships

Three teams comprising nine girls made their way to St Catherine’s School to participate in the semi-final of the National…

January 22, 2020 Read more

London Schools Eco-Partnership at Harrow School

Four members of the VII went to Harrow School to represent our school at the London Schools Eco Network, launched…

January 22, 2020 Read more

Medea

Last term, our A Level drama students performed in a contemporary re-imagining of Euripides’ seminal work, Medea. Medea’s marriage, along…

January 8, 2020 Read more

BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year

Congratulations to Anna, VI, who won the BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year 2019. The BBC Radio 2…

January 6, 2020 Read more

Student magazines

Many congratulations to the VII student editors, Clemmie, Vicky, Jai, Ella and Immy, who produced Winter editions of student magazines…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Teachers’ Netball Match

During the final week of term an excited audience filled the Sports Hall for the highly anticipated teachers’ netball match….

December 17, 2019 Read more

Decorations

Many thanks to the Parents’ Guild for their hard work in covering the school in festive decorations – walking through the…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Wind Tea

On Wednesday 20 November, the Wind Tea commenced with a majestic flourish. The Wind Tea is an opportunity for woodwind…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Eco-Partnerships Meetings

Two weeks ago members of SPEAC were lucky enough to host local school pupils for the first West London Schools…

December 17, 2019 Read more

UIV Marseille Exchange

Katherine, UIV, discusses the recent French exchange: Bienvenue chez moi! These were some of the first words I spoke to my…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Indoor 5-a-side Football Tournament

On Tuesday 10 December we held our annual St Paul’s 5-a-side Football Tournament. We had a total of seven teams…

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Scullers Head Rowing Competition

On Saturday 7 December, two seniors and four J16 rowers raced at Scullers Head. Faye, VI, discusses the day’s events: The…

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Russian Conference

On Friday 22 November five Russianists headed to Oxford High School for their annual Russian conference. Anya, VIII, tells us…

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Santa Fun Run

Early last Sunday morning we gathered at Mile End tube station ready to don Santa costumes and join the crowds for…

December 17, 2019 Read more

MIV Matilda Trip

The MIVs recently enjoyed a trip to see a production of ‘Matilda The Musical’ in the Cambridge Theatre. Katia, MIV,…

December 17, 2019 Read more

German Day

Our German Weihnachtsfest on Tuesday 3 December again drew the crowds. We sang German carols, ate German lebkuchen and had…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Debating Round-Up

Our debaters have had a very successful recent run. At Birmingham, Kiersten & Anya, V, won a tight final, defeating…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Christmas Card Competition

This year, the MIV and UIV got a chance to practise their artistic skills through the launch of a Christmas…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Mock Election and Debate

For the past two weeks we have been building up to the St Paul’s mock election, including a lively leaders’ debate…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Christmas Charity Events

The Charities Committee organised a variety of Christmas-themed events over the past few weeks in order to raise money for…

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Festive Fun

On Wednesday the MIV were treated to an afternoon of Festive Fun. They participated in a range of exciting themed…

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Music Junction

A group of Paulinas and Paulines, accompanied by members of the music department, are currently participating in a Music Junction…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Preti Taneja Reading and Q&A

Literary Society recently had the pleasure of hearing Preti Taneja reading and discussing her award-winning book ‘We That Are Young’. In her…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Film Nights

Over the past few weeks the V and LV have enjoyed film nights, offering a great opportunity to relax and unwind…

December 17, 2019 Read more

MIV Party

Recently, the VII hosted a Disney-themed party for the MIV. Here, Clare, Amelia and Rachel, MIV, tell us more: Mickey…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Carol Service

The Carol Service was a wonderful celebration to kick off the festive season. Rosanagh, Tabitha and Cristina, UIV, tell us…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Sweeney Todd

This year’s school musical, Sweeney Todd, was a thrillingly dark and high-intensity production. The musical thriller follows the story of…

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Christmas Concert

The annual Christmas Concert is the jewel of St Paul’s concerts, with even Old Paulinas unable to resist coming back…

December 17, 2019 Read more

Netball Tournaments

The U14A, U15, U16A and U19 netball teams recently enjoyed a fun and challenging weekend competing in the Middlesex County…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Lucy Eaton Q&A

We were fortunate to have actor Lucy Eaton come talk to us about her career, both as an actor and…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Ascham Exchange

The Ascham exchange to Sydney, Australia takes place annually. A small group of girls from both schools spend five weeks abroad. Currently, four girls from…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Lungs Theatre Trip

Two weeks ago, those studying theatre studies A Level went to the Old Vic to see Duncan Macmillan’s play Lungs, directed by…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Bilingualism and Identity Talk

On Tuesday evening, we had the pleasure of hearing Yara Rodrigues Fowler reading and discussing her book ‘Stubborn Archivist’. In…

December 4, 2019 Read more

National Youth Orchestra

Phoenix (clarinet and saxophone), Gisela (clarinet), Tatty (harp) and Tian (trumpet) have all qualified to be part of the National…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Maths Talk

Recently, mathematicians in the VII had the opportunity to attend a talk by Dr Kevin Buzzard, Professor of Pure Mathematics…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Journalism Talk

This week, Journalism Club welcomed Ms Ng to talk about her previous career as a journalist. She was interviewed by…

December 4, 2019 Read more

Colet Choral Society Concert

On Sunday 1 December, Senior Choir was lucky enough to perform Rossini’s ‘Petite Messe Solennelle’ alongside the Colet Choral Society (a…

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Hangzhou Trip

Over the half-term, five budding linguists and Chinese culture enthusiasts travelled across the world to spend ten days in Hangzhou…

November 25, 2019 Read more

Law Working Lunch

Earlier this term, parents Ms de Mestre (Barrister at XXIV Old Buildings) and Ms Sen Gupta (Barrister at Blackstone Chambers)…

November 25, 2019 Read more

Living Library

On Wednesday 13 November we held our annual Living Library event. The basic idea is that instead of coming to…

November 25, 2019 Read more

Panathlon

The Sports Hall was filled with noise and activity on Wednesday 20 November as we welcomed almost 100 students from…

November 25, 2019 Read more

Science Live Trip

Is it worth solving the air pollution problem? What is the total amount of energy in the universe?  How do…

November 13, 2019 Read more

Parfitt Day

Friday 8 November 2019 was Parfitt Day, our annual keyboard day. This year’s guest was international pianist Daniel Grimwood, whose…

November 12, 2019 Read more

MIV Sponsored Swim

114 girls swam 3,326 lengths in last term’s MIV sponsored swim to raise £3,135.97 for the school charities and the…

November 11, 2019 Read more

Music scholars concert

Congratulations to the music scholars in VII and VIII who gave a wonderful lunchtime recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields on Tuesday…

November 11, 2019 Read more

Halloween

Sophia and Kamya, MIV, give us an insight into how St Paul’s got into the Halloween spirit: On the spookiest…

November 11, 2019 Read more

VII & VIII Careers Networking Event

Here, Emily, VII, tells us more about this networking event, which took place on Monday 4 November: I was lucky…

November 11, 2019 Read more

VI Venice Trip

Over half term VI students enjoyed a trip to Venice to enrich their study of history of art and Italian….

November 6, 2019 Read more

VI Berlin Trip

Ms Kindermann tells us more about the VI’s German adventure: During the half term break we embarked on this exciting…

November 6, 2019 Read more

VI Russian History Trip

Over half term, a large group of Paulinas were lucky enough to visit Moscow and St. Petersburg. Here Connie, VI,…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Japan Exchange

The Japan Exchange is an annual cultural exchange during the first week of half term, involving four students from the…

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Barcelona Exchange

Over half term 14 Paulinas flew to Barcelona for a week of sight-seeing and language teaching. Holly, VI, describes the…

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Beijing Exchange

An exciting Beijing Exchange gave our students the opportunity to expand their language skills and explore remarkable locations. Here Charlotte,…

November 6, 2019 Read more

VII English Trip to Grasmere

Over half term VII English students enjoyed a literary-themed trip to the Lake District. Below, Isobel tells us more: Over…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Alumnae Reunion

The Old Library was venue for a busy alumnae reunion for Old Paulinas from the 9 classes on Wednesday 30…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Engineering Education Scheme Launch

Six students went to the Arup headquarters in Central London for the Engineering Education Scheme launch meeting. They completed group…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Hispanic Theatre Festival

VIII Spanish students took part in the annual Hispanic Theatre Festival at North London Collegiate School on Thursday 10 October….

November 6, 2019 Read more

Nymphs Studio Production

Last week, students performed the studio production Nymphs. Here Artemis, the director of the production, tells us more about her…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Paulina Voices Concert

On Saturday 12 October, a group of singers from Paulina Voices joined forces with the West London Sinfonia and actors…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Amnesty Concert

On Friday 11 October, girls and teachers gathered in the Singing Hall for this year’s Amnesty Concert. Emilia, MIV, describes the event: This annual…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Virtual Reality

As the school’s new technology program launched, students in UIV were given the opportunity to use the school’s very own…

November 6, 2019 Read more

Foyle Young Poets Commendation

Many congratulations to Neha, VI, who was awarded a commendation in this year’s Foyle Young Poets of the Year award….

November 6, 2019 Read more

School & Family Works Showcase Event

St Paul’s recently hosted the School & Family Works company to talk about their Family Group programme. As part of…

October 15, 2019 Read more

GSA Tournament

This half term the drama department has taken A Level drama students to see several exciting plays. Earlier this half…

October 15, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s Open House

Open House, which was held on the Spring Equinox, 21 September, was a success and happily complemented the memorable Holst…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Mathematics Olympiad

Five problems. Two and a half hours. On 8 October girls from the V-VIII participated in the Mathematics Olympiad for…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Friday Lectures

The Friday Lecture series continues to give senior students the chance to hear from a diverse range of exciting and…

October 15, 2019 Read more

MIV Sponsored Swim

In the course of last week, the whole of the MIV took part in this term’s Sponsored Swim, raising money…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Women’s Open Debating

For the third year in a row, St Paul’s has hosted the Women’s Open Debating tournament – a competition aimed…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Model UN Conference

Last week St Paul’s attended its first Model UN Conference of the season. It was a great start for our…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Translation Workshop

In celebration of the European Day of Languages, some of our linguists from V-VIII were fortunate enough to attend a…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Holst Birthday Concert

On the 21 September the music department held its annual Holst Birthday Concert. Amelia, V, tells us more about the…

October 15, 2019 Read more

VII Philosophy Trip

On 21 September, a group of Paulinas attended the “How the Light Gets In” philosophy and music festival on Hampstead…

October 15, 2019 Read more

VI Geography Trip

VI geographers recently enjoyed an enjoyable and informative trip to Swanage Bay. Here, Georgi, VI, describes the group’s adventures: Escaping…

October 15, 2019 Read more

African Prisons Project

Over the summer term of last year as well as this half term, students from the V have been working…

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I Capture the Castle

Girls from the UIV to the VI recently performed in a studio production of ‘I Capture the Castle’. The play…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Senior Scholarship Symposium

The joint St Paul’s Girls’ School and St Paul’s School academic symposium was held on Thursday 10 October.  The evening began…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Journalism Club Talk

Vicky, VII, gave an inspiring talk to journalism club about the work experience she completed over the summer at The…

October 15, 2019 Read more

Inua Ellams Reading and Q&A

Students and staff had the opportunity to attend a reading and Q&A with the talented poet, playwright and performer Inua…

October 14, 2019 Read more

LV-VIII Careers Forum

This term’s Careers Forum was themed around technology and engineering, allowing students an opportunity to hear women in STEM discuss…

October 14, 2019 Read more

Colet Day

St Paul’s Girls’ School, St Paul’s School and St Paul’s Junior School joined together at St Paul’s Cathedral for our…

October 14, 2019 Read more

Foyle Young Poet award

Many congratulations to Cia and Anya, who were both recognised in this year’s Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award….

October 8, 2019 Read more

Languages week

To celebrate European Day of Languages the modern foreign languages department hosted a number of exciting events across the week…

September 27, 2019 Read more

Clubs and societies fair

Students were given an insight into the school’s wide variety of extra-curricular activities at this year’s annual Clubs and Societies Fair….

September 25, 2019 Read more

Essay prize success

Many congratulations to VIII students Thamima and Cristina for their impressive achievements in recent essay competitions. Cristina was awarded a…

September 25, 2019 Read more

New VII Induction

New VII students this week enjoyed a lovely welcome breakfast. This induction gave new students the opportunity to catch up…

September 25, 2019 Read more

MIV Welcome Dinner

Many thanks to the Parents’ Guild Association for their organisation of the MIV Welcome Dinner which took place on Thursday…

September 25, 2019 Read more

LV Lee Valley trip

On Wednesday 18 of September, the LV went on a trip to the Lee Valley White Water Centre for a…

September 25, 2019 Read more

MIV trip to Stubbers Adventure Centre

On Tuesday 10 September the whole of the MIV went to Stubbers Adventure Centre, a great opportunity for all of…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Classics in film

Last Tuesday saw the launch of a new lunchtime club, focused this term on the discussion of Classics in film….

September 25, 2019 Read more

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine is a delightful midwinter’s tale full of love, heartache…and a little bit of magic. Although surreal and fantastical in…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Friday Lectures

On Friday 6 September, our Director of Music Mr O’Hara kicked off this year’s Friday Lecture series with gusto, giving…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Senior service programme

Several students in the VII have commenced a service activity as part of the Senior Programme on Friday afternoons. One…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Classics talk

We were delighted to welcome Dr Jenny Zhao to give a talk on the comparisons between Ancient Greek and Chinese…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Mathematics talk

On the 10 September Dr Lee Fawcett from Newcastle University shared his in-depth knowledge about the application of statistics to real…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition

At the beginning of the summer, a group of girls from the VII made the long journey to Wales to…

September 25, 2019 Read more

VII joint leadership programme

On Friday 8 September the VII were joined by their counterparts from across the river for the first instalment of the…

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Joint concert

On Thursday 12 September St Paul’s Girls’ School and St Paul’s School united for our annual Joint Concert. Organised by…

September 25, 2019 Read more

Zambia

On 4 July, eight Paulinas, eight Paulines and five teachers arrived in Ndola, Zambia. We partnered with “Beyond Ourselves”, who…

September 10, 2019 Read more

Endangered Instruments Fair

The Endangered Instruments Fair took place on Thursday 5 September in the Great Hall. Over 100 Paulinas learned all about…

September 10, 2019 Read more

Debating success

Over the summer girls from St Paul’s represented England in the World Schools Debating Championships. Rachel was the top England speaker coming 10th/230,…

September 10, 2019 Read more

Summer Piano Workshops 2019

At the beginning of July St Paul’s held its inaugural Summer Piano Workshops. The Teachers’ Day was led by Anthony…

September 10, 2019 Read more

Ship of Tolerance

Last year 12 members of the UIV were lucky enough to be involved with the global Ship of Tolerance art…

September 10, 2019 Read more

2019 Examination Results

Many congratulations to all of our students on their fantastic achievements in the 2019 public examinations, which are the culmination…

August 15, 2019 Read more

SHINE Media Awards

We are delighted that our student-run newspaper, The Marble, was shortlisted for the Best Newspaper and Best Newspaper Front Cover…

July 2, 2019 Read more

Skellig

After almost three months of learning lines, perfecting owl hoots and crafting puppets, the Junior Play went on stage. Skellig,…

June 27, 2019 Read more

MIV Coding Classes

This term the MIV have been developing their coding skills by learning to program micro bits and attaching them to…

June 24, 2019 Read more

Professor Nick Lane visits St Paul’s

Science Society was delighted to welcome Nick Lane, Professor of Evolutionary Biochemistry at UCL and renowned author to answer the…

June 20, 2019 Read more

UIV Trip to Bentley Copse

The UIV embarked on their annual camping trip to Bentley Copse. They spent the evening setting up their tents, cooking…

June 17, 2019 Read more

PSHE Week

St Paul’s held its first ever PSHE week with the theme of food. Events included a teacher cake decorating competition,…

June 13, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in the Lake District

Nine geographers in the VII spent three days in the Lake District. They learned qualitative sampling techniques, viewed natural land…

June 11, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Naples

41 UIV classicists embarked on an archaeological trip to the Bay of Naples, spending the days visiting ancient sites and…

June 7, 2019 Read more

MIV Activities Week

The MIV embarked on a number of activities to encourage them to think beyond their lives in school. From a…

June 5, 2019 Read more

Apposition Dinner 2019

30 girls from the VIII attended the annual Apposition Dinner hosted by the Mercers’ Company, together with staff, OPs and…

June 3, 2019 Read more

VIII Art Exhibition

The A level art students filled the Great Hall and the Marble with their extraordinary artwork. Parents, staff and fellow…

May 24, 2019 Read more

English Teacher as Short Story Judge

We are very proud of English teacher Michael Donkor’s continuing influence in the literary world. Having written HOLD last year…

May 21, 2019 Read more

Greek Play

The VII put on the annual Greek Play, performed entirely in its original Ancient Greek. This year Euripides’ Iphigenia in…

May 15, 2019 Read more

Higher Education Conference

Our annual Higher Education Conference took place this month. Students and parents were invited to hear from a range of…

May 10, 2019 Read more

VI Art Exhibition

The summer term began with the VI art exhibition. There was huge diversity in this year’s exhibition, testament to the…

May 7, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Tamil Nadu

Students in the V and VII embarked on a service-learning trip to Tamil Nadu, India. They worked in the Sita…

May 2, 2019 Read more

GB Rowing Trials

Avery and Issy in the VII raced in the Great Britain April trial at Dorney Lake, Eton. They were up…

May 1, 2019 Read more

ICYD U15 Debating

Eight of our U15 debaters competed in the finals of the International Competition for Young Debaters at the Cambridge Union….

April 30, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Ty Newydd

14 Paulinas travelled to Ty Newydd on the Welsh coast to spend a week on their creative writing. Led by…

April 26, 2019 Read more

U19 Girls Chess Championships

Arushi (V), Anika (UIV) and Anwen (MIV) competed in the two-day final of the National U19 Girls Chess Championships. The…

April 25, 2019 Read more

Modern Languages Trips

Over the Easter holidays, the modern languages department took students on a huge array of trips. The UIV went to…

April 25, 2019 Read more

French Debating

Congratulations to Sophie (VIII) and Anya (VII) who won 3rd place in the French Institute debating competition. They impressed the jury…

March 25, 2019 Read more

Colet Play 2019

This year’s Colet Play was The Duchess of Malfi, John Webster’s gory tale of revenge and dark humour. The play…

March 22, 2019 Read more

Classical Association Greek and Latin Reading Competition

Nine Classicists travelled to Queen’s College for the Classical Association Greek and Latin Reading Competition. Our St Paul’s students did exceptionally…

March 21, 2019 Read more

Maslenitsa Celebration

Students studying Russian in the LV and V journeyed to Harrow School to celebrate the Russian celebration of Maslenitsa. This is…

March 19, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Folgarida

A group of students from the LV and V headed to Folgardia, in northern Italy, for a week of skiing….

March 15, 2019 Read more

Careers Forum

We were delighted to welcome four OPs to help answer the question: “What can you do with a science degree?”. The…

March 13, 2019 Read more

National Schools Tournament

Congratulations to our senior lacrosse 1st team who finished in first place at the National Schools Tournament in Aldershot, after…

March 11, 2019 Read more

VIII Play

Amidst a busy term at St Paul’s, 12 brave Paulinas took on the task of putting on the VIII play. This Restless…

March 4, 2019 Read more

Unlocking the Power of the Human

This week our staff and invited teachers from across the country were treated to the first ever independent school Diversity…

March 1, 2019 Read more

Wellbeing Week 2019

The third St Paul’s Wellbeing Week brought an array of uplifting activities for all, from MIV to VIII. Activities included mindfulness…

February 27, 2019 Read more

Dance Show 2019

This year’s Dance Show, ‘Live‘, saw pieces performed and choreographed entirely by students. Dance numbers included ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz, commercial…

February 15, 2019 Read more

Old Paulina in Space!

We are delighted that the new rover which will be sent to Mars in 2020 will bear the name of…

February 13, 2019 Read more

Gamelan Workshop

The MIV participated in a series of Gamelan workshops to support their current music module. Gamelan is a traditional instrumental…

February 11, 2019 Read more

The Chairs

Over the course of last term, the VIII A level drama students explored existentialist themes of nothingness and purposelessness in…

February 8, 2019 Read more

Engineering Education Scheme

Some of our senior students visited the University of Kent for two days as part of the Engineering Education Scheme…

February 5, 2019 Read more

Russian Day

St Paul’s annual Russian Day featured ballet classes, traditional Russian cuisine for lunch and a lecture from Professor Philip Bullock…

February 1, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Ghana

Two of our senior students visited the African Science Academy in Ghana on an academic exchange. They spent most of…

January 29, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Russia

19 Russianists from the LV and V went on a cultural trip to Moscow and St Petersburg. Students visited famous…

January 28, 2019 Read more

French Revolution Talks

The VIII historians have been treated to two enlightening talks on the French Revolution this week. Dr Tom Stammers, of Durham…

January 25, 2019 Read more

VI Arts Day

To celebrate completing their mock exams, the VI celebrated their Arts Day with a trip to the Tate Modern followed…

January 24, 2019 Read more

St Paul’s in Venice

Over the Christmas holidays, members of Paulina Voices visited Venice on a choir tour. They sang in various venues including…

January 10, 2019 Read more

Weihnachtsfest

The highlight of the German department calendar is our annual celebration of the Weihnachtsfest. We celebrated with traditional German Christmas…

December 19, 2018 Read more

Staff Christmas Pantomime

This year’s staff panto served as a grand finale to the end of term. Starring a cast of talented staff,…

December 17, 2018 Read more

Christmas Concert

This year’s Christmas Concert was truly spectacular, seeing a performance of Mark Wilderspin’s opera, The Little Match Girl, composed for…

December 14, 2018 Read more

Art Trip to Kew Gardens

Last week our V artists visited Kew Gardens to find inspiration for their upcoming art projects. They participated in a…

December 12, 2018 Read more

England Debate Team

We are delighted that two of our students have been selected for the England Debate team, the first for decades…

December 10, 2018 Read more

Lacrosse Update

Our 1st lacrosse team won second place in the Greater London Indoor Tournament, conceding just one match throughout. Additionally, our…

December 6, 2018 Read more

Russian Senior Study Day

Russianists in the VI, VII and VIII travelled to Oxford High School for a senior study day. They heard lectures…

December 3, 2018 Read more

The Crucible

The talented double cast of students from the two St Paul’s schools brought Arthur Miller’s play to life in a…

November 30, 2018 Read more

UIV Marseille Exchange

The UIV were delighted to welcome their French exchange partners to a week of London life. Visiting students were able…

November 28, 2018 Read more

Dr Beatrice Groves visits St Paul’s

Dr Beatrice Groves gave a fascinating lecture to Lit Soc, and associated Paulina-Potterheads, on literary allusion in Harry Potter. The…

November 26, 2018 Read more

English and Drama trip to Macbeth

English and Drama students in the V and VI visited the Barbican to see Shakespeare’s greatest antihero Macbeth – played by…

November 22, 2018 Read more

Business, Government and the Services Careers Networking

Girls from the VII and VIII were able to ‘speed network’ with six Old Paulina mentors, including Katie Brewis (OP 1992…

November 20, 2018 Read more

Living Library 2018

St Paul’s once again welcomed eager Year 5 students from Larmenier and Sacred Heart for another year of Living Library….

November 19, 2018 Read more

Parfitt Day 2018

Last Friday, the school’s annual Parfitt Day took place. The day is celebration of piano and included a lecture recital…

November 16, 2018 Read more

Collaborations+

The private view of ‘Collaborations+’ was held on the Marble this week, featuring artwork produced during the VII trip to…

November 15, 2018 Read more

MIV Sponsored Swim 2018

Congratulations to the MIV who have successfully completed their sponsored swim and raised £4341.10. The funds will be split between…

November 12, 2018 Read more

MIV Party 2018

The annual MIV party took place on Friday 2 November with a ‘futuristic’ theme. The VII organised a whole host…

November 8, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s in St Ives

A group of senior art students journeyed to the artists’ colony of St Ives, Cornwall, famous for its clear and pink-tinged…

November 6, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s in Japan

Four Paulinas and four Paulines spent a week staying with host families in Toyohashi in Aichi Prefecture. They took part in…

November 2, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s in Barcelona

Students in the VI spent a week in Barcelona on the annual Barcelona exchange. They were able to explore the…

November 2, 2018 Read more

ISSET Mission Discovery Course

Rosie and Weijia in the VI participated in the ISSET Mission Discovery course at King’s College London where they spent…

November 2, 2018 Read more

And Then There Were None Studio Production

A suitably ghoulish studio production of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None was performed on Halloween night, by a…

November 1, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s in New York

Three Paulinas in the VII set off to New York to take part in a two-week cultural exchange. They stayed…

October 29, 2018 Read more

Pre-U Success

We are pleased to announce that three of our students received the top marks in the country for their Pre-U…

October 12, 2018 Read more

Alumnae Matches

Once a Paulina always a Paulina? We were thrilled to welcome OPs from the classes of 2008 to 2018 to…

October 10, 2018 Read more

GSA Netball Tournament

Teams from the UIV and LV competed in the GSA Netball Tournament in Shropshire. Despite the rainy weather, both teams…

October 8, 2018 Read more

Connell Guides Essay Prize

Congratulations to Clementine in the VI who has won the Connell Guides GCSE Essay Prize. Judge Tim De Lisle praised…

October 4, 2018 Read more

U16 Northern Junior Championship Debating

Four debating teams from the LV to VI travelled to Newcastle to participate in the U16 Northern Junior Championship. The…

October 1, 2018 Read more

Senior Scholarship 2018

Many congratulations to the three VII winners of this year’s Senior Scholarship: • Emilie for her submission entitled ‘How coding is making…

September 28, 2018 Read more

Dharshini David visits St Paul’s

We welcomed Dharshini David, broadcaster, economist and author, to give a talk on the ‘almighty dollar’. The fascinating talk traced…

September 27, 2018 Read more

Opening of the Garden Building

Last Friday our wonderful new Garden Building was officially opened by Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge. She…

September 21, 2018 Read more

2018 Leavers’ Bursary

Congratulations to the 2018 leavers’ families who raised a fantastic sum of £170,000 towards a bursary for a MIV candidate…

September 20, 2018 Read more

Joint Concert 2018

Thursday 13 September saw the confluence of musical students from the two St Paul’s schools for the annual Joint Concert. The…

September 19, 2018 Read more

MIV Team Building at Stubbers Adventure Centre 2018

The much anticipated outdoor adventure day arrived on Tuesday, allowing the new cohort to get to know each other. Students…

September 17, 2018 Read more

Paulina Voices at St Paul’s

This week Paulina Voices performed Holst’s The Planets at St Paul’s Cathedral, accompanied by footage from NASA and an introduction from astronauts…

September 7, 2018 Read more

2018 Examinations Results

Many congratulations to all of our students on their fantastic achievements in the 2018 public examinations, which are the culmination…

August 23, 2018 Read more

Opening of the Pavilion

Our new Pavilion was formally opened, by Zoe de Toledo, Olympian and OP 1998 to 2005. The ceremony was attended…

July 6, 2018 Read more

Sports Day 2018

Sports Day 2018 saw our five mythical teams battle in track and field events, supported from the sidelines by teammates…

July 5, 2018 Read more

Bank of England and Financial Times School Blog Competition

Congratulations to Nicola in the VII who is the runner up in the Bank of England and the Financial Times…

June 29, 2018 Read more

MIV Trip to Matilda: The Musical

Following a recent trip to the Cambridge Theatre to see Matilda: The Musical, the MIV were visited by Rob Howell, the…

June 26, 2018 Read more

VII Fieldtrip to the Lake District

The VII geographers visited the Lake District to develop their geographic fieldwork skills, practicing clinometer use, sound mapping and sampling…

June 22, 2018 Read more

UIV Bentley Copse Trip

The UIV went to Bentley Copse for a camping trip in early June. During the day, students participated in a…

June 20, 2018 Read more

Hangzhou Exchange

St Paul’s recently hosted a group of sixth form students from a school for deaf pupils in Hangzhou. The students…

June 15, 2018 Read more

Houses of Parliament Trip

This week our PSHE ambassadors visited the Houses of Parliament where they were given a guided tour of the House…

June 7, 2018 Read more

Dr Marisa Linton visits St Paul’s

The History Society were delighted to welcome Marisa Linton, from Kingston University, to talk on Robespierre and other leaders of…

May 30, 2018 Read more

Head Girl Team 2018-2019

Congratulations to the newly-selected Head Girl Team for next year’s VIII. Our new Head Girl is Anjali with Costi as Deputy…

May 29, 2018 Read more

STEM Careers Fair

The science department hosted a STEM careers fair for students in the LV to the VIII. Students were able to…

May 25, 2018 Read more

Senior Exhibition

The Senior Exhibition private view was held on Tuesday 15 May. This year’s show featured the work of 11 artists…

May 25, 2018 Read more

Cantamus Tour 2018

This bank holiday, forty girls from the UIV to the V, visited Amsterdam. Students performed in three wonderful concerts performed…

May 17, 2018 Read more

The Garden Building

The new Garden Building was opened in time for the beginning of term. The building is flooded with light from…

May 9, 2018 Read more

US University Success

We are pleased to announce that at the closing of the US University admissions cycle, 14 Paulinas have now received…

May 4, 2018 Read more

Visual Arts Course exhibition

The first week of term played host to the annual school-directed Visual Arts Course exhibition, with parents and guests invited…

May 3, 2018 Read more

UK Mathematics Trust

Congratulations to Sara in the VI who has been invited to attend the UK Mathematics Trust Olympiad Initial Training Camp…

May 1, 2018 Read more

Hans Woyda Mathematics Competition

Our Hans Woyda team Alice (VIII), Petra (VII), Sara (VI), and Mansa (LV) travelled to Channing School for the final…

March 30, 2018 Read more

Colet Play 2018

Last week saw this year’s Colet Play, William Golding’s iconic Lord of the Flies. Adapted for the stage by Nigel…

March 19, 2018 Read more

Dads4Daughters Day

On Thursday 15 March we celebrated the second annual Dads4Daughters Day with two events, firstly a breakfast for 170 fathers…

March 16, 2018 Read more

VIII Play 2018

Last week, a cast of VIII performed Earthquakes in London as their annual play. The story revolves around three sisters and how…

February 8, 2018 Read more

Wellbeing Week 2018

Last week marked St Paul’s second Wellbeing Week, and the array of activities was phenomenal. From stress-relieving finger knitting, to…

February 5, 2018 Read more

Independent Schools Mock Trial

On Saturday 4 February, ten Paulinas from the V headed to a mock trial at Wood Green Crown Court. From…

February 4, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s in Russia

The recent trip to Russia over the Christmas holiday was a fantastic experience for everyone, whether studying the language or not. …

January 29, 2018 Read more

St Paul’s at Ben Nevis

In December, a group of five Paulinas embarked on a joint ice climbing trip with the boys’ school to Fort…

January 29, 2018 Read more