Headmistress’ Blog

Time Out

Time Out

Posted: 7th June 2018

After another busy week at Stormont I am reflecting on the importance of time out, for girls for staff and parents too. What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. So begins...

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Golden Rules

Golden Rules

Posted: 6th June 2018

As well as talking to the girls in assembly on Wednesday about how worms can help us to put our Golden Rules into practice (I would love to know if they can remember how I linked these), I have also...

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Senior School Entrance Examination Results

Posted: 4th July 2017

Stormont is a non selective school and girls sit entrance examinations for a wide variety of schools. Congratulations to the girls and also to all the staff who have taught them over the years. Destination Schools 2016/17 Destination Schools 2015/16...

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Form 5 Journée Française

Posted: 3rd July 2017

On their Journée Française at the end of June, the girls in Form Five learned about the Revolution and sang the Marseillaise, played boules, made a Mardi Gras mask, found out why Joan of Arc is the patron saint of...

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Sports Day 2017

Posted: 10th June 2017

Well done to Mrs Portsmouth and Mrs Mursell, all the teachers and most importantly the girls for making our Sports Day such a successful occasion.  

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Form 5 go to Cranedale

Posted: 7th June 2017

The Form 5 girls had a busy week at Cranedale. Together with classes at the Centre, activities included following a river bed, walking across the moors, searching rock pools on the beach and bird watching on Bempton Cliffs. All girls rose...

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New Library

Posted: 6th June 2017

Mrs Hadji-Savva, as Chair of the Stormont Parents’ Association officially opened our new School Library. The SPA has very kindly funded the refurbishment of the library and we are very grateful to all who have supported their numerous fund-raising events. Thanks...

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Form 6 visit France

Posted: 6th June 2017

How do you make chocolat, fromage de chèvre, croquilles d’escargot, mayonnaise or croissants?  Ask Form Six! The girls enjoyed a hectic week in France, in beautiful sunny weather.  Once again, their excellent behaviour and French was commented on by very...

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Sculpture at Stormont

Posted: 26th April 2017

Form 4 girls had a fantastic day with Darcy Turner (@Darcy180),a wonderful artist, designer and inventor. Just look at the amazing results!                  

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Sponsored Charity Event

Posted: 9th March 2017

The girls at Stormont enjoyed taking part in a sponsored obstacle course to raise money for Outreach Moldova. They tackled many different obstacles that tested their climbing, balancing, agility and coordination skills. Much fun was had by all in raising...

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