Speakers & Specialists
Over the course of the academic year external speakers from a variety of professions also provide further insights into how what the girls learn today may be applied in a professional environment.
Speakers in 2016/17 included composer Judith Weir CBE, Paralympian Kadeena Cox and Bank of England economist Dr Gertjan Vlieghe.
During our annual science week we invite young female scientists in to talk about their careers and help inspire the next generation of female scientists and engineers. For the last few years, Year 11 pupils have heard the incredibly powerful testimonies of holocaust survivors Reena Salt and Freda Wineman as part of our PHSCE programme. The sixth formers regular to talk to our local MP Helen Hayes about all sorts of local and national issues. Most recently, hockey players in all year groups were put through their paces on the pitches by Olympic gold medalist Hollie Webb who also spoke about how team ethos brought about their success.