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  • April 2013

  • Isabella Nicholson, Elizabeth O’Connor, Francesca Pearson and Madison Thureen from Year 8 have succeeded in gaining first prize for the University Challenge, part of the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry. The girls competed against 15 other teams from schools across the Midlands at the Festival, held at the University of Birmingham. Their task was to identify..

    30 April 2013 | read more →
  • Six girls from the Senior School were invited to the Cross Country Awards Evening to represent the School and collect awards; Lauren Singleton, Abigail Lockington, Kate Lawley, Stephanie Beaumont, Katrina Davey and Alex Newbery attended the event held at Smithswood School. The results this year for Saint Martin’s were outstanding with two League wins, one..

    23 April 2013 | read more →
  • Girls from Year 8 assembled at School in the early hours of a Sunday morning to begin their week-long visit to Merville, France. The girls travelled by coach and then ferry and arrived at their destination by late afternoon local time. Their first task was to watch the local TV weather forecast. The first full..

    22 April 2013 | read more →
  • March 2013

  • Catherine and Sarah O’Connor, twin sisters from the Sixth Form, had the rare opportunity to play a concerto with the Solihull Symphony Orchestra last Saturday in Shirley Methodist Church. The girls performed the “Concerto for two flutes in G major” by Domenico Cimerosa as part of the Symphony Orchestra series of the “Rising Stars” concerts..

    22 March 2013 | read more →
  • Saint Martin’s has been congratulated by the British Council on our success in the International School Award. The School has been praised for its outstanding commitment to “…sharing and disseminating the creative and innovative international dimensions of teaching and learning…” To read more about the International School award’s schemes and activities visit the website

    21 March 2013 | read more →
  • At the end of the Spring Term there was much excitement as the new baby grand piano, kindly donated by the Parents’ Association, arrived on site

    20 March 2013 | read more →
  • Girls from Year 1 spent an enjoyable day with girls from Year 4 to experience life in the Junior School. The girls worked together to make a book and wrote their own Magic Key story. They also had a presentation on the work of Henri Matisse and designed and created their own Matisse pictures. All..

    14 March 2013 | read more →
  • As part of World Book Day celebrations the girls in Alice House were thrilled to be visited by Katrice Horsley, a professional storyteller. Katrice delighted the girls with a wide range of stories using minimal props. Katrice was made National Storytelling Laureate in January 2012, a two year honorary role to raise the profile of..

    13 March 2013 | read more →
  • Girls from Year 8 were delighted to take part in the West Midlands Hockey tournament this week. The team of Holly Allwood Olivia Barker Lily Chandler-Hussain Mia Mahoney Ana Manolescu Anya McCutheon-Wells Isabella Nicholson Elizabeth O’Connor Francesca Pattinson  Neha Sharma  Laura Slevin Isabella Smith  Madison Thureen worked really hard and the final results saw the..

    7 March 2013 | read more →
  • Alexandra Newbery from the Lower Sixth was awarded second place in an essay competition run by the Héritier/Anglo-French Society. The title was “Ma première visite au cinema” and Alex’s entry was praised by the judges for her use of expressions, as well as an impressive range of tenses. Well done Alex!

    6 March 2013 | read more →

School Calendar

  • 5 Apr
    Trip: Y12 Gold Dof E Training
  • 10 Apr
    Gold D of E West Brecon beacons
  • 14 Apr
    Geography GCSE Revision Session
  • 18 Apr
    Trip: Y10 Bronze Practice Expedition – Licke/Alvechurch
  • 20 Apr
    Trip: Y11 DofE Silver Navigation – North Cotswolds