2017

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EXTERNAL VACANCIES

GLOBAL ACTION LTD - HEAD OF SALES AND MARKETING ROLE • Competitive salary and benefits• Ba...
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SAVE THE DATE - GUILD REUNION 2018

Saturday 19th May 2018 College Reunion for all Guild members, but especially those who lef...
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College News 2017

09/06/2017

DECEMBER AUTUMN TERM ROUND-UP It has been another busy and exciting term at College, with ...
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Festive Carols with College 03/12/17

Guild members joined College for a Festive Carol Service on Sunday 3rd December 2017. The ...
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Hinge and Bracket: "A Prize Performance" at Cheltenham Ladies' College

Hinge and Bracket: "A Prize Performance" at Cheltenham Ladies' College Dr Evadne Hinge and...
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Members' Occupations 2017

To complete your Record of Members' Occupations for 2017 please click here or go to the Me...
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Guild member Jo Skillman delivers PGC Talk

We were lucky enough to listen to a presentation by Ms Joanna Skillman (1982-1989, St Clar...
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Guild member Pippa Robinson delivers PGC Talk

Pippa Robinson on "Acing your interviews" This talk was the second in a series of talks by...
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Guild member Alice Garnier delivers rugby session

Guild member Alice Garnier (2012-2014, St Hilda's) visited College to deliver a rugby sess...
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DRINKS RECEPTION FOR GUILD IN HONG KONG NOVEMBER 2017

On Friday 3rd November, more than 40 Guild members got together for drinks at The Continen...
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GUILD DAISY LAPEL PIN BADGES

We have had some Daisy Lapel Pin Badges designed which we hope Guild members will buy to w...
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CIVIC PLAQUE TO HONOUR MISS DOROTHEA BEALE

Miss Dorothea Beale, pioneer of girls’ education, suffragist, and Principal of Cheltenham ...
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Guild Creative Drinks

45 Guild members aged 18-70 gathered in Chelsea for the Guild Creative Drinks in September...
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GUILD MALAYSIA RECEPTION

Guild members in Malaysia and Singapore in medicine or law were recently invited to an eve...
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Guild Reunion 2017

02/01/2017

Saturday 20th May over 330 Guild and Honorary members of all ages descended on Cheltenham ...
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Guild Members in the News 2017

JUNE Charlotte Collins (1985, Glenlee) - Congratulations to Charlotte Collins who has won ...
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CLC Golf Society 2017

TASSIE GOLF RESULTS This year again we had 8 willing golfers wanting to take part in The T...
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CLC ONLINE DIGITAL ARCHIVE

The College online archive is now live and available for Guild members to use. The funding...
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Claudia Clare: Exhibition - The Summer Pots

Claudia Clare (Stott) will be showing 'The Summer Pots,' in a two person show from 8th - 3...
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Guild Member Cycling 300 miles from Budapest to Zagreb

Guild member, Alice Garnier (2012-2014, St Hilda's ), will be cycling 300 miles this summe...
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Contemporary artists respond to Mappa Mundi

Mapping Inspirations Exhibition - Hereford Cathedral 10th April - 15th July 2017 (inc Gray...
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Guild Member running in the Marathon des Sables 07/04/17

Guild member, Georgie Peters (2000-2005, Sidney Lodge), is running in the Marathon des Sab...
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Walking and Talking From Dover to Iona - Guild member Pilgrimage

A LISTENING PILGRIMAGE APRIL-JUNE 2017 Can you walk or talk with us? Guild member, Isabel ...
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Women at the Royal Hospital Chelsea: 325 Years of History 23-29 March

01/03/2017

The Royal Hospital Chelsea will be holding an exhibition exploring the important role wome...
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Principal's Lecture Series: Education for Life 04/02/17

On Saturday 4th February, the UC and SFC girls were fortunate enough to attend the Princip...
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BEALE DEBATE 2016

The highly anticipated annual Beale Debate took place at College on Saturday 3rd December....
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Life According to Saki - New York 2017

Jessica Lazar (2005, Sidney Lodge) directed Life According to Saki at the Edinburgh Fringe...
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Snowdrops at Colesbourne Park

DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST WE WILL NOT BE ORGANISING A VISIT THIS YEAR There are a number of ...

Principal's Lecture Series: Education for Life 04/02/17

On Saturday 4th February, the UC and SFC girls were fortunate enough to attend the Principal’s Lecture, this time given by Ms Jardine-Young herself, on the topic of Education for Life.

Through relaying her own experiences, she identified the importance of a growth mindset, and that learning should be continuous, rather than just associated with formal education. She described her formative years in Malawi; particularly how she benefitted from a multi-cultural upbringing and the enterprising, pioneering spirit of those around her.

Experiencing this, she said, instigated her dedication to early academic and extracurricular opportunities, and a steadfast determination, even during setbacks in her career. She emphasised the importance of perspective during high-pressure situations, alluding to her own interview for the position of headmistress, and how her development came from the process, not just the result.

Ms Jardine-Young revealed how this attitude towards learning influences her vision for CLC; to create a community of students and staff that foster a similar mentality, and that College remains an adaptive institution in years to come. She quoted Alvin Toffler with, “Illiterate in the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those that cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”.

Following this, special guest Duncan Piper of The Unreasonables, a leadership organisation, argued that an avid appetite for learning and ‘coachability’ are paramount qualities in those who effect change. He also discussed the need for versatility and resourcefulness in the uncertainty of the 21st century. Mr Piper concluded the thoroughly enjoyable lecture, inspiring many by declaring his belief that CLC girls all have the potential to become great leaders.

Alexandra Beukers, SFC1

 

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