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News 2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mr King...
It isn’t often I fall for a headline intended to draw me in, but...  

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

CROYMUN

Nearly 300 delegates from 27 schools arrived at Croydon High for our third Model United Nations conference... 

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Christmas Jumper 4 Choc

Christmas came a little early to the Junior School this week...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

 

2017 Great House Bake Off

It was a ‘tents’ environment for everyone involved in the 2017 Great House Bake Off...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Maths in Action

The girls were treated to a total of five very different and engaging speakers ...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Aspiring Authors and Illustrators

Early Years and Key Stage One were very lucky to receive a workshop from children’s Author and Illustrator Ciara Flood... 

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Word of Mouth

Wednesday saw the launch of Croydon High’s spoken word event Word of Mouth, showcasing work from a range of students...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

 

Youth Speaks

Three Year 8s took on the challenging topic of the ethics of dementia treatment...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Junior School Informal Concert

Our Informal Concert on 21st November had a wide range of instruments and styles... 

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

 

Maths Team Challenge

The afternoon involved three rounds that tested mathematical dexterity, team work and communication skills...

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Date posted: 24/11/2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mrs Cook... When describing our school, I sometimes find it hard to adequately convey what I believe is the very essence of the place. It’s unique, so I don’t think there is a word for it, but I call it Croydon High ‘ness’...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

A Memorable Trip to Rome

It certainly was a memorable trip; Rome was magnificent and the work the students created in their sketchbooks shows how inspired they were...  

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

AIUK’s Youth Advisory Group

We are really proud that two of our Year 11 Girls, Victoria and Esther have been selected to be on Amnesty International UK’s Youth Advisory Group for 2017-18...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

Shakespeare School Festival 2017

Year 10 GCSE drama group performed A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Leatherhead Theatre in the style of pop and rock legends...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

All Around the World

Every year the tradition of the Croydon High Fashion Show is an amazing opportunity for the girls in the Sixth Form to get to know each other better by collaborating on dances and catwalks...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

Love Through The Ages

Our A Level English Literature students attended a full-day conference in North London on the Literature of Love Through The Ages...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

Be Curious

The theme of our Autumn Open Morning this year was ‘Be Curious’ and guests were invited to ask questions about different subjects and anything they wished to know about Croydon High....

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

An Invitation from Dr Gadd

Many thanks to Doctor Paul Gadd, one of our Junior parents, who has kindly volunteered to come in and talk to our aspiring photographers in the senior school...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

Survival Skills for University

This week some Year 13 girls watched Head Chef Simon John giving a cooking demo...

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Date posted: 17/11/2017

Leadership Likes

This week Mrs Bradshaw... When I was eight, I asked Father Christmas for a jet pack. I think I had seen a news item about someone testing the technology and claiming they were months away from a prototype...

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Date posted: 10/11/2017

Córdoba Trip 2017

As soon as we arrived at Cordoba everyone was waiting excitedly to meet the families we would be staying with for the next 4 days... 

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Date posted: 10/11/2017

This Week at the Junior School

Catch up in pictures with all that has been happening at Juniors this week... 

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Date posted: 10/11/2017

Croydon High vs Whitgift

Croydon High 6th Form netball team challenged the Whitgift first rugby team to a charity netball match...

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Date posted: 10/11/2017

Leadership Roles for Students

Mrs Pattison was approached by the Independent School Parent Magazine concerning an article in which they were discussing the benefits of leadership roles for students... 

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 Date posted: 10/11/2017

Leadership Likes

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Sixth Form Open Evening

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Life Drawing Class with the Royal Academy of Arts

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

Celebrating Grandparents

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

October Sports Review

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Congratulations Roshae!

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Female Beowulf Wows Year 7

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Trio of Geography Field Trips

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

At Croydon High We Take Plagiarism seriously…

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

Women Inspiring Women

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

People Who Help Us – The Fire Service

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Tower of Biscuits

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Charity Pop-Up Photo Booth 

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Book Picks for October Half Term 2017

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

A Special Visitor

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

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Date posted: 20/10/2017

Leadership Likes

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Creative Minds Meet at the V & A

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Golden Girls at the Palace  

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Shakespeare Schools Festival

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Sketching at the National Portrait Gallery

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Night at the Opera

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Be Curious!

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Procession of Harvest Gifts

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

People who Help Us

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

In the Pursuit of Success

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Showcase of Talents

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

A Trip to Hever Castle

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

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Date posted: 13/10/2017

Leadership Likes

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

GDST Young Leaders' Conference

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

A Fantastic Achievement for Year 6 Mathematicians!

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

Splendid Productions

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Poetry Workshop

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

Maximise Workshop

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Reshaping the Stigma Surrounding Girl Guiding

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

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

More from My Kind of Town

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

Year 4 Charity Book & Toy Sale

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

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Date posted: 06/10/2017

Cake Bake Competition

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

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