Author Archives: Jennifer

Queen Mary’s Girl, Millie, to Represent Great Britain

Huge Congratulations and well done to Amelia L and her pony Tynan Mist who have been selected as part of the Pony Development squad for 2021 with British Eventing. The Development Squad identifies ponies and riders who have met the […]

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Chapel Choir Easter Performances

Everyone can enjoy beautiful choral music this Easter as Queen Mary’s Chapel Choir is observing Holy Week and celebrating Easter with performances across the week. From Fauré’s ‘Messe Basse’ to ‘This Joyful Eastertide’, each day a new movement or anthem […]

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Welcome to our New Head of Boarding

This term we welcome our new Head of Boarding, Jayne Strawbridge. Mrs Strawbridge has a military, medical, teaching and boarding background so knows exactly what is required to create an exciting, home from home, supportive environment both in the evenings […]

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Virtual House Show

Queen Mary’s Virtual House Show Comes to Town This half term saw the wackiest and wildest House competition take place, Queen Mary’s Virtual House Show. The girls in Year 10 successfully organised Years 3 – 11 and some staff, had […]

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The Academic Scholars Met with Eden Shackleton and Tim Peake

Queen Mary’s Academic Scholars alongside other girls in the Senior School have been busy this term with online speakers ranging from British Astronaut, Major Tim Peake, to Ripon City of Sanctuary’s humanitarian, Eden Shackleton: Interview with Eden Shackleton Queen Mary’s […]

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Getting Active in Memory of Captain Tom

In memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore, we have put together the 100 Challenge with our PE Department. Queen Mary’s girls can interpret the challenge however they see fit and play on their strengths and hobbies they enjoy including: 1.     cover 100 miles/km on […]

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Former Queen Mary’s Girl, Emilia, Receives Oxbridge Offer

Congratulations to Old Maryan, Emilia Jaques, who has received a Choral Scholarship and offer to study Music at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. Emilia attended Queen Mary’s from nursery to GCSE and loved her time at school: “Getting this […]

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Queen Mary’s Home Learning Programme Returns

THE HOME LEARNING PROGRAMME RETURNS As we welcome girls back for the Spring Term 2021 our Home Learning Programme returns with over 95% live lessons. The Home Learning Programme aims to deliver engaging and differentiated learning opportunities and provide excellent […]

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A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

One of the highlights of Queen Mary’s School’s academic year is the spectacular carol service at Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire. This year we have pre-recorded the service with the Queen Mary’s Chapel Choir and readers for you to enjoy it […]

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Queen Mary’s Nativity in the Woods

It’s a Christmas cracker! Some of Queen Mary’s School’s youngest pupils have filmed their first ‘movie’, written by Alistair Cowey, as they tell the story of the first Christmas in the beautiful grounds of Queen Mary’s School, North Yorkshire. #Nativity […]

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Chapel Choir’s 40th Anniversary Performance of ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ 

This year marks the 40th anniversary of ‘A Ceremony of Carols’, performed by Queen Mary’s School Chapel Choir. Established in 1980, the concert has taken place in a variety of locations since its inception, including the Chapel of Duncombe Park, […]

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We Will Remember Them

Virtual Remembrance Day Service Goes Ahead Plans to mark one of the most important days within the school year continued to go ahead at Queen Mary’s School, following the current Government guidance regarding COVID-19. Reverend Pauline Percy, Queen Mary’s School […]

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