Eden (Year 8) created this fantastic poster for Macbeth and won her class a tailor-made drama workshop with Digital Theatre+!
Hannah and Emilia in the Senior Sixth organised a ‘Wear Pink Day’ on 29 April 2021 to raise funds for the Charity Refuge UK.
Set up in 1971, Refuge UK supports women who are victims of domestic abuse and victims of violence; they help to support women and children to rebuild their lives in an environment free from fear...
by Natalie Newell (Lower Sixth)
On Saturday 17 April, I took part in an adapted production of Macbeth with the Guildford Shakespeare Young Company, called The Dark Room...
Olivia shares her experiences of training as a Pilot and the journey to her current role as First Officer at Ryanair
Izzy, Niamh, Mara and Maddie from L6th participated in Parallel Histories' debate on the Troubles in Ireland against Wren Academy this week, a topic that proved to be equally contentious as their last debate on the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
The annual Guildford Classical Association Greek and Latin Reading Ccompetition took on a rather different form this year with all entries submitted to the judges as recordings.
Our Year 4 SWPS easy-peasy cheesy straws Cook-along with Miss Blackman this week couldn't have gone cheddar than this!
Last week saw the second stop on the journey to 'Life Beyond SWPS'. The Virtual Higher Education Fair took place for Lower Sixth and Senior Sixth students involving nine masterclasses and workshops.
World Book Day 2021 at SWPS
Munira Wilson MP was the latest guest for the SWPS History and Politics Society this week on Zoom attended by a mix of parents, students and teachers.
Our Higher Education Fair is an important event in inspiring students to take ownership of their future by answering the questions surrounding the options available to them post A level.
Matt Killeen, the author of the bestselling book "Orphan Monster Spy" and its sequel - "Devil Darling Spy", talked to our students in years 9 & 10 about heroes in fiction and in reality, the resistance, and about his inspiration for writing books set during World War Two.
Our Academic Ambition seminars, held after school at 3.35pm, are designed to inform, provoke, stretch and challenge our intellectually advanced students.
In the first meeting of the student-led SWPS History and Politics Society on 19 January 2021, over 50 people, including students from Grey Court School in Richmond, attended an illuminating lecture and an extended Q & A from Dr Thomas Tunstall Allcock, a modern History specialist from the University of Manchester.
This term we have hosted a workshop with musical theatre star, Lizzie Bea. Lizzie is currently appearing in ‘Hairspray’ with Michael Ball, which will hopefully open in theatres later this year!
tudents in Years 7-9 have been engaging with events shared in our new Science Enrichment Club run and hosted by Dr Greg Limburn, Chemistry and Physics teacher.
Congratulations to our music and singing students for their ABRSM exam results! Over 50 students took exams in the Autumn Term and their dedication is richly rewarded!
Listen into our wonderful virtual Christmas Concert 2021.
We completed an exciting and energetic term back at SWPS with a wealth of Christmas celebrations. From our traditional panto, to making gingerbread Cyclops, wearing fancy dress and recreating a traditional German market - lots of fun was head by all.
We were very excited to welcome Dr Miranda Malins to talk to our Year 8s on Friday. They have spent the term studying the bloodiest period in British History, the 17th Century, containing the British Civil War and culminating in regicide.