We offer an exciting and varied range of extra-curricular activities to provide our pupils with the opportunity to develop a wide range of interests and skills.
Here are some examples of the clubs Charlotte House offers, which include Drama, Speech & Drama, Gymnastics, M:tech,dabating club, cross stitch, knitting, Tae Kwando, Netball, Tennis, Science, Maths, Gardening, Ballet, Chess, Board Games, Library, Computers and language clubs covering Spanish, British Sign Language and word & number puzzle club. We have regular visits from outside speakers to run after school Master Classes.
As part of our ethos, we believe that learning is not just for the classroom. Much of what a child learns takes place beyond the classroom walls.
School outings and excursions are carefully planned to ensure that they support the curriculum and will provide the girls with a safe, stimulating experience. Recent destinations include The British Museum, The National Gallery, The Roald Dahl Museum and Verulamium.
All children from Forms IV to VI take part in an annual Outdoor Education Trip. These include a variety of outdoor pursuits including caving, low ropes, orienteering, kayaking and team-building activities.
Form V spend three days in Suffolk and Form VI spend three days in Hampshire. In Suffolk, they stay in a magnificent Tudor barn and we are lucky enough to have the services of an ecologist who helps the girls to appreciate their surroundings through a variety of activities ranging from tree-hugging to bat-watching. During this trip we also cover history and art with a visit to a Tudor enactment day at Kentwell Manor. While in Hampshire, Form VI stay in a purpose built outdoor centre.
Mrs Wildman leads the School Council. A pupil representative from each class (Form III and above) is elected. The School Council meet fortnightly to discuss ideas to bring to the Headmistress.
As part of our enrichment programme, we offer a varied and interesting set of talks to stimulate intellectual curiosity and to broaden the girls’ knowledge beyond the taught curriculum. The girls have enjoyed talks on the following subjects: