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The LEH community has been creating inspirational stories ever since the school was founded in 1710. Read all the latest news from LEH students, staff and alumnae here. Join us and write some stories of your own.

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Boudica

The first week of December brought with it a chance to travel back in time, to witness the cruelty of the Romans and the extraordinary resilience of the Celts - all from the comfort of LEH's very own Jane Ross Theatre.

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  • Drama
  • Senior
  • Sixth Form
Crazy for You

“Crazy for You” is a musical that gets everyone smiling, and the cast certainly had its fair share of laughs during the rehearsal process.

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  • Junior
  • Music
Carol Service

On 6th December, we welcomed parents and families to St James’s Church for a beautiful Christmas celebration, the Junior School Carol Service

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  • Science
  • Sixth Form
A2 Challenge Accepted!

The A2 Challenge consists of a single, hour long, written test designed for 2nd year A Level students and coordinated by the British Physics Olympiad team at the University of Oxford.

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  • Drama
House Drama Festival 2018

The end of November saw the culmination of eight weeks’ hard work with a glorious morning of entertainment at the hotly anticipated House Drama performances on 28th November

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  • Enrichment
  • Hampton
  • Sixth Form
Adventures in Namibia

This incredible trip allowed us to take part in a range of once in a lifetime experiences such as white water rafting, teaching in local schools and watching lions during feeding time.

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  • Music
  • Senior
The Winter Concert 2018

On 18th November, the Winter Concert at the Rose Theatre was an extraordinary celebration of the breadth of musical talent at LEH.

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  • Senior
Thirds Teambuilding Weekend

The sky was a dazzling blue, the wind was blowing in my ears and I was dangling 10 metres up in the air. Suddenly I pulled a white string and I was swooshing off, my partner Holly was screaming wildly in my ear, and we were being flung up into the air before flying back down. Where were we?

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  • Junior
Jolly Jars

We have seen a steady stream of fantastic Jolly Jars making their way into school over the since the October half term holiday and there was great excitement in assembly on 16th November when the class results of the Jolly Jars competition were announced.

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  • Music
  • Senior
A Night at the Opera

On 13th November, the charming singers in The Holles Singers and SATB choirs, plus a few guest appearances, treated us to an entrancing Night at the Opera.

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  • English
  • Enrichment
  • Senior
Literary Lectures: Professor John Mullan

The English Department’s Literary Lectures series resumed on 14th November with a talk delivered by Professor John Mullan, Lord Northcliffe Chair of Modern English Literature and Head of English at University College London.

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  • Enrichment
  • Science
  • Sixth Form
Physics in Action

On 8th November, the LVI attended the Physics in Action lecture day at one of central London’s most beautiful listed buildings, the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster. 

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  • Enrichment
  • Maths
  • Sixth Form
Mathematical Olympiad for Girls 2018

The Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (MOG) is an event run by the UK Mathematics Trust, introduced in 2011, to help schools nurture the talents of enthusiastic young female mathematicians.

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  • Enrichment
  • Languages
  • Sixth Form
We love Nice!

The trip was largely co-ordinated with the Alpha B language school in Nice and with them we took part in many fun activities and excursions.

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  • Enrichment
  • Junior
Remembrance Day

On 9th November, we held our assembly in the Gateway of the Senior School, where we went to admire the display of ‘thank you’ poppies which had been made by Senior School girls to mark the 100th anniversary, this coming Sunday, of the armistice which brought the First World War to an end

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  • Enrichment
  • Junior
Enigma Workshop

LII and UII girls spent the morning of 9th November discovering all about the Enigma Machine, codes and code breaking.

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  • Alumnae
  • Enrichment
  • Fundraising
  • Senior
Remarkable Women Lecture - Dame Sue Owen CBD

Dame Sue Owen (LEH 1964-1972), one of our most distinguished alumnae, returned to LEH to speak to an audience of pupils, parents, alumnae and staff about her career in the Civil Service. 

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  • Enrichment
  • Science
  • Senior
A Psychological Visit to Vienna

On 24th of October, a group of 24 LEH students, accompanied by three teachers, set off for our Psychology trip to Vienna, looking forward to an informative and enjoyable trip to the home of Sigmund Freud. 

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  • Enrichment
  • Junior
  • Science
Creepy crawlies at Snuff Mill

On 16th October, LII had a wonderful time outdoors in the October sunshine, during their visit to Snuff Mill Environmental Centre. The girls had a lots of fun hunting for mini-beasts and pond dipping and were very pleased to find a giant earthworm!

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  • Senior
  • Wellbeing
Wellbeing Day

Mindful doodling, baking, drumming, musical theatre, jigsaws, board games, football….., do you know what works for you as a way to de-stress and relax in this busy world? 

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  • Junior
  • Wellbeing
Junior Wellbeing Day

Alongside our PSHE programme, assemblies and workshops throughout the year, this year, on Tuesday 9 October, we celebrated our first Wellbeing Day in the Junior School.

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  • Enrichment
  • Junior
LII Marchants Hill Residential

The LII girls experienced their first school residential in September when they travelled to PGL at Marchants Hill for three days of teambuilding and conquering their fears. 

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  • Drama
  • Senior
Speech and Drama Results

The Summer Term was another outstanding one for Speech and Drama. Students were entered for Trinity College exams in groups, pairs and individually. 

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  • Enrichment
  • Junior
Butser Ancient Farm with UII

On 1st October UII went to Butser Ancient Farm. We learnt about the prehistoric ages and we got a sense of the past from stepping inside a replica of an Iron Age hut.

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  • Charity
  • Rowing
  • Senior
Rowers raise £64,000 for charity

Over the weekend of 22nd– 23rd September, pupils and parents of LEH School and Hampton School Boat Clubs undertook an 80 mile row down the Thames in aid of Shooting Star Chase.

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  • Enrichment
  • Science
  • Sixth Form
A Big Bang for LEH Physics

In the first week of the summer holiday LEH sent a delegate to the amazing South East London, Big Bang Fair.

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  • Exam Results
  • Senior
LEH celebrate fantastic GCSE results

LEH students have gained top results in their GCSEs, with 93% of exams scoring the equivalent of A* or A, and 85% of students achieving 9 or more A-A* grades.

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  • Exam Results
  • Sixth Form
LEH celebrates excellent A level results

LEH is once again celebrating an excellent set of A level results, with 96% of its students scoring A* -B and achieving their places at their first choice university in the UK and US.

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