Press

In the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of School House Magazine, Dr Josef Craven, our Head of History and Head of Citizenship, was interviewed for an article focused on pupils’ political engagement and schools’ provision regarding this.

In February 2022 an interview with our Headmistress, Sarah Labram, exploring the topic of female leadership was featured in Time and Leisure.

In January 2022, a piece outlining the uniqueness of St James Senior Girls’ School was featured in Living In: Barnes, East Sheen & West Putney.

In September 2021, St James Senior Girls’ School was featured in Living Magazine Independent School Guide.

In November 2020, a full page article focusing on our STEM provision entitled ‘Full Stem Ahead’ was included in the book ‘UN75: Sustainable Engineering in Action’ published by the Institution of Civil Engineers. The book features stories of engineering innovation and the major industries and commercial sectors that are part of the global sustainable development debate. It aims both to raise awareness of the vital need for sustainable development and infrastructure, and to highlight the role that engineering has to play in tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, as set out by the United Nations

In September 2020, our Deputy Head (Pastoral) wrote an article for the Independent Schools Association about how our Sixth Form student-led initiative regarding mental health has benefitted pupils in all year groups.

In March 2020, a focus piece on St James Senior Girls’ School was featured in The Daily Telegraph Independent Schools Guide.  

The Spring 2020 edition of ‘Absolutely Education’ magazine included a focus piece on the music opportunities and activities we offer in the ‘Music for Life’ section. This explored how music offers students not just academic benefits but peace of mind and physical well-being.

In January 2020, the career guidance and development at St James Senior Girls’ School featured within an article about female happiness and career success in ‘Kensington Chelsea and Westminster Today‘ with a quote from Rebecca Candy, Head of Careers.

In October 2019, our Deputy Head (Pastoral) wrote an article for the Independent Schools Guide 2020 on the importance of pastoral care and mental health.

In September 2019, our Headmistress wrote an article for the Winter 2019 edition of Absolutely Education on how fostering happiness and empathy grows entrepreneurial success.

In the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of The Week: Independent Schools Guide our Deputy Head (Pastoral) shared how we focus on pupils’ wellbeing, confidence and happiness and help our girls to make and nurture strong friendships using the ‘Girls on Board’ programme.

In March 2019, our Head of Physics outlined our school’s varied science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) provision in his contribution to an article in the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Today newspaper exploring the opportunities for women in these fields.

In January 2019, our Deputy Head (Pastoral) wrote an article for Attain on the importance of friendships and the new Girls on Board initiative which we are implementing.  

In September 2018, our Librarian wrote an article for the School Library Association on the planning of our new library.

In September 2017, our Heads of Physics and Careers wrote an article for the Richmond & Twickenham Times on encouraging more girls to go into STEM careers.

In August 2017, former pupil, Milly Forrest, stepped in for a poorly Soprano at Wigmore Hall and received rave reviews for her performance. She appeared in several media including the BBC

In September 2016, Sarah Labram wrote an article on the benefits of choosing an independent school for ‘Independent School Parent’ magazine, to read please click on the following link Independent School Parent

In April 2016, Sarah Labram was interviewed by ‘School Report’, to read the interview please click on the following link School Report

In March 2015, Sarah Labram was interviewed by ‘Absolutely Education’, to read the interview please click on the following link Absolutely Education

In October 2014, Sarah Labram was interviewed by ‘The Resident’, to read the interview please click here

In September 2014, St James Senior Girls’ School was included in an article in the Daily Telegraph highlighting schools which have developed initiatives to encourage more girls to go into careers in science and engineering. The piece includes information on our STEM activities and our Head of Physics is quoted. To read the article, please click here

In September 2014, St James Senior Girls’ School was included in an article in The Week about language teaching. The piece includes information on our teaching of Sanskrit and Laura Hyde is quoted. To read the article, please click here

In March 2013, St James Senior Girls’ School was featured on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour. The piece includes extracts from our meditation period at school and interviews with several pupils. To listen to the piece, please click here

In February 2013, St James Senior Girls’ School featured within an article on pastoral care in ‘The Independent’. The article features an excerpt of an interview with Laura Hyde and a case study featuring a current pupil and her mother. To read the article, please click here

To read Laura Hyde’s Head Viewpoint column in ‘First Eleven’ magazine about meditation, please click on the following link: First Eleven Head Profile

To read an interview with our Head of History and Citizenship, Dr Craven, in ‘School Report’ magazine, please click on the following link: Teacher in Focus