Headmistress’ Blog

Teamwork and Dedication

Teamwork and Dedication

Posted: 20th May 2019

Successful teamwork involves communication, consideration and concentration – and all three have been much in evidence this week. Tuesday evening saw us welcoming next year’s Reception parents to the traditional new parents’ supper. A team of staff were on hand...

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Charity Begins At Home

Charity Begins At Home

Posted: 7th May 2019

‘Charity begins at home’. Whether or not you agree with this sentiment, Stormont’s long-established tradition of supporting local, national and international causes over the years is something we all feel has great value – developing young people with positive values,...

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Things Can’t Always be Perfect

Things Can’t Always be Perfect

Posted: 29th April 2019

A very dear friend of mine died recently, and at her funeral the messages and poems from some of the many who came summed up her approach to life: full of positivity and good grace. She was generous and kind,...

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Remarkable Contribution

Remarkable Contribution

Posted: 17th April 2019

I have no doubt that you will be as sad as I am to know that next term will be Miss Riley’s last at Stormont; she is relocating to Norfolk in the summer to be near her family and, although...

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Musical Stormont

Musical Stormont

Posted: 17th April 2019

Music has been at the forefront for us all this week. Today we have had every girl in the school involved in a recording day and, thanks to the generosity of SPA, every girl will receive a CD as a...

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Muddy Stilettos

Muddy Stilettos

Posted: 25th March 2019

I am always proud to show visitors around the school, not just because of the fantastic facilities we have on offer but also – and far more so – because of the people who populate them. This week I have...

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Storming Stormont Success

Storming Stormont Success

Posted: 20th March 2019

This week I am saying a huge ‘Congratulations!’ to each and every one of our Form 6 girls. Between them they have amassed 47 offers, including 12 scholarships and awards: one music award, five sports scholarships and awards and six...

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The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit

Posted: 11th March 2019

‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ has been our inspiration for World Book Day and in our writing this week. This morning in assembly we heard from every class with their version of Duncan’s response, whether in the form of a...

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e-safety

e-safety

Posted: 11th March 2019

One particular e-safety story that has been in the news this week is also on our radar. Images of a character called Momo have been shared, alongside a ‘challenge’ that has allegedly been promoted to children and young people via...

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Honest Feedback

Honest Feedback

Posted: 26th February 2019

Listening is a key feature of a successful organisation, and we have been listening to the girls over the last few weeks: School Council have reported back effectively (and overwhelmingly positively) about lunches, and every class in Upper School has...

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