Category: Senior

Abbot’s Hill celebrated International Women’s Day with the ‘Prefect’s Challenge’

10th March 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Prefect’s Challenge, to celebrate this year’s theme; Choose to Challenge. The prefects set a series of challenges for which the girls accrue points which will be combined for clan totals. The competition was open to all year groups and as is the Abbot’s Hill way, staff also have been…

‘Screen Free Learning Day’ for pupils at Abbot’s Hill

3rd March 2021

On Friday 5 March, pupils from Year 7 – 11 are taking part in a ‘Screen Free Learning Day’. There will be no live lessons or curriculum work set, instead the pupils will be encouraged to read a book, listen to podcasts or spend time researching and expanding their knowledge. Teachers at Abbot’s Hill feel…

Abbot’s Hill pupils share what they are grateful for

12th February 2021

As part of Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week, staff and pupils were asked to share a word that reflects what they are grateful for or represents how they are feeling at the moment. There were some moving responses including feelings of hope and anticipation along with outpourings of gratitude for family, friends and four legged…

Pupils at Abbot’s Hill hear Holocaust survivor Selma van de Perre’s interview

4th February 2021

Pupils at Abbot’s Hill hear Holocaust survivor Selma van de Perre’s interview in recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day. Selma spoke to Mrs Davison and recounted her experiences as a member of the Dutch resistance – explaining how she was a courier of importance documents including false identification and food stamps to support Jewish people in…

Abbot’s Hill launches a Virtual Bookshelf

2nd February 2021

Bringing the library to our pupils… The library doors remain shut for the time being as remote learning continues.  We have been thinking of innovative ways to bring school to you and are very happy to announce that we are soon to launch the Abbot’s Hill Virtual Bookshelf. The Virtual Bookshelf aims to be a…

Co-curricular provision continues at Abbot’s Hill 

7th January 2021

At Abbot’s Hill we believe that additional clubs and activities form a vital part of our pupils’ education. Not only that, they are an extension of our classroom based activities. As a result, they are just as important to continue throughout this period of remote learning.  Within 24 hours of the government’s announcement, a timetable…