Dr Matt Ridley, acclaimed geneticist and author, gave an enthralling lecture to Highgate pupils and to pupils of the Chrysalis Partnership schools.
The Cholmeleian, Winter 2009
The Cholmeleian Foundation, Charity and Community Issue, Winter 2009
The Junior School used Enrichment Day to push the academic curriculum beyond its limits and enhance children’s learning in a more informal way.
Choral, Band, & Orchestra Concert
142 pupils ranging in age from 11 to 18 took part in a very well received concert in Big School on Tuesday 24 November.
Sciencegate Michaelmas 09
The Michaelmas 2009 edition of Sciencegate, the pupil-produced science magazine for Highgate School, is available to download.
The whole Junior School came together for a Hindu Wedding assembly as part of Year 6 Indian Day to support their studies in Humanities.
The drama club performed an evening of monologues and duologues to an audience of family and friends in the Drama Studio.
TGM Tribute Book
Pre-orders are now being taken for the TGM tribute volume, Theodore Mallinson: A Schoolmaster in his Time
Specialists from the Royal Institution delivered a workshop on shapes to Year 6 pupils.
Make a Play Day
Year 5 children put on a sensational performance based on Wind in the Willows in their 'Make a Play' workshop.
Royal Free Visit
Year 12 biology pupils went to an exhibition at the Royal Free Hospital as part of National Pathology Week.
Former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen gave an inpsirational talk to Highgate Junior School pupils and children from local primary schools.
All Highgate pupils and staff took part in a sponsored walk of Hampstead Heath to raise money for the Great Lakes High School in Uganda.
British Library Visit
Pupils in Year 5 visited the British Library and participated in the experimental workshop, Play on Words.
On Thursday 1 October, Year 5 visited Kenwood House as part of their ‘History of the Victorians’ course.
Fifteen pupils and two members of staff spent a week in San Sebastián as part of our first Spanish exchange programme with Axular Lizeoa.
Year 6 children experienced traditional and contemporary aspects of Japanese culture.
Highnotes, Autumn 09
The Autumn 2009 edition of Highnotes, Highgate's newsletter, is out now.
Lucy Hawking, author and daughter of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, visited the Junior School to give a talk on her children's novels.
Go Green Week
The whole of the Junior School took part in the fantastic Go Green Week.
Head Master's Visit to Uganda
The Head Master’s visit to the Great Lakes High School in Uganda, Summer 2009
Vampires & Pirates
The Junior School hosted a ‘Vampire-Night by Broad Daylight’ supported by Justin Somper, storyteller and author of the critically acclaimed books Vampirates.
Happy Puzzle Day
Pupils in Year 5 experienced a day of fun, learning and investigation run by The Happy Puzzle Company.
Roald Dahl Day 09
Junior School pupils let their imaginations run wild in celebration of Roald Dahl Day.
All six groups of Year 10 pupils successfully completed their qualifying bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition to the North Downs in Surrey.
Y7 Outward Bound
Year 7 visited an outward bound centre on the north Norfolk coast for the first weekend of term.
Off to the Allotment
Reception classes enjoyed identifying fruit and vegetables during their visit to Highgate Allotments.
Visit to Tanzania
During the Summer holiday, five pupils travelled to Tanzania to visit one of Highgate's partnership schools, Noonkodin Secondary School.
The Pre-Prep hosted a visit by a selection of animals from Appreciating Animals to kick off their Food and Farming project.
Pupils from Years 7 and 8 participated in a bilingual week at an activity centre at Chateau de la Baudonnière in France.
Y11 Visit to Uganda
This summer eight boys from Year 11 went to Uganda to do a week’s teaching at Kirima Primary School in south-western Uganda, near the Congolese and Rwandan borders.
Highgate pupils set new school records this year at both A Level and GCSE.