Sisters at Marlow

Double Gold Success for Sisters at Marlow Music Festival

Sisters Natasha and Verity Leake celebrated a double gold medal winning performance last week at the 2014 Marlow Music Festival. On Tuesday 11th November, elder sister Natasha (Year 10) won the Gold Medal in the ‘Strings Grades III and IV’ class, performing ‘Ich Liebe Dicht’ by Beethoven. Not to be…Read more

Miss June Leader with Nimrod the mighty hunter

Miss June Leader, 1925-2014

We regret to announce the passing of Miss June Leader, much-loved Headmistress of St Helen’s 1966-1986. Please follow this link to read Dr Short’s brief tribute. Please click the headline to read more.

RAF Hendon Year 6 Trip 2

Year 6 Visit RAF Hendon

On Thursday the Year 6s went to RAF Hendon as part of their History curriculum. The girls, clad in evacuee fashion, explored the planes and machines the RAF used during war and some that are currently being used today.  As always, the girls were keen learners as they moved through…Read more


This year’s musical performed by St Helen’s and Merchant Taylors’ is ‘Cabaret’.

Cabaret is set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power; it revolves around the 19-year-old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw. A sub-plot follows the doomed romance between the German boarding house owner Fräulein Schneider and her elderly…Read more