Headmistress’ Blog

ABSOLUTELY FURIOUS

ABSOLUTELY FURIOUS

Posted: 11th February 2019

The Form 1 team, with the expert guidance of Mrs Matthews and Mrs Davies, taught us all about sharing and caring in their assembly this week. Their story was about all of the colours in the world being sucked up...

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Hard Work and Commitment

Hard Work and Commitment

Posted: 4th February 2019

This week we have been without a full complement of staff, and I salute my colleagues for their hard work and commitment in ensuring that the show has gone on. The sponsored animal obstacle course on Tuesday was more of...

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Keeping Children Safe Online

Keeping Children Safe Online

Posted: 28th January 2019

Children are very tech savvy, often far more so than their parents when it comes to the latest App or game. They can easily get caught up in the excitement of the latest craze, and forget the basics about staying...

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Simply The Best

Simply The Best

Posted: 24th January 2019

“You’re simply the best, better than all the rest!” – joining in with Tina Turner and belting out this chorus in the car (to cheer myself up one evening this week whilst stuck in traffic) made me start thinking about...

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Two-Faced

Two-Faced

Posted: 16th January 2019

Happy New Year to you all! We began this week like Janus, the two-faced god after whom January is named. We have been looking back at what was achieved last term, and looking ahead to the new targets and challenges...

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Celebrating

Celebrating

Posted: 7th December 2018

As the Upper School girls celebrated the Carol Service at Christ Church yesterday evening, two things really stood out for me, and I discovered afterwards that I was not alone in thinking this way. The first thing that gradually dawned...

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The Christmas Message

The Christmas Message

Posted: 3rd December 2018

Christmas, and all that goes with it, is most definitely coming – and not soon enough for some of the younger members of the Stormont community! Today I was lucky enough to go swimming with Form 2, and was treated...

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Social Media

Social Media

Posted: 26th November 2018

Social media – boon or curse? For children, social media apps and online chat and gaming sites are an enticing digital jungle: exciting to explore, yet fraught with unseen hazards. Do you (sensibly) keep screens and technology in the family...

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Believe

Believe

Posted: 12th July 2018

I never cease to be impressed with how much the girls achieve, because they believe. Believing that you can do something is always the first step. Positive thinking opens doors and resilience and determination keep you trying. This morning in...

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Mrs Morag Johnston Memorial Service

Mrs Morag Johnston Memorial Service

Posted: 15th June 2018

(Headmistress 1993-2013) We learned this week that the memorial service for Morag will take place at St James’s Church, Piccadilly at 2:30pm on Thursday 12th July. Chris Kelly, Morag’s husband, has let us know that she wanted any donations in...

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