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1973 Reunion

Class of 1973


Leavers from 1973 were reunited in London last May and plans are afoot for another reunion in 2020.

Alex marathon 2016

Marathon marvel


Congratulations to 2012 leaver, and former Head Girl, Alex Baddeley who completed the London Marathon in 3 hours 41 minutes and raised over £3,000 for charity Whizz-Kidz.

Jean Marshall

Daughter of Singapore


The extraordinary life of Walthamstow Hall old girl Jean Marshall (nee Gray), has been retold in a Channel News Asia documentary and in the Singapore broadsheet 'The Straits Times'.

Professor Julia Downing

Julia recognised as 'change agent'


We were very proud to hear that old girl, Professor Julia Downing, has been recognised as a 'change agent in oncology' in a report published today to mark International Women's Day.

Melanie Howard

Melanie standing for election


Former Walthamstow Hall Head Girl, Melanie Howard (1967-74) is standing as a Women’s Equality Party candidate for the Greater London Assembly elections in May 2016.

Angharad at European Curling Championships Nov 2015

Angharad Curling for England


2014 leaver Angharad Ward is currently competing at the European Curling Championships in Denmark as part of the England Women's team.

Old Girls Reunion June 2015

Saturday reunion


Over 125 old girls travelled from near and far on Saturday for the annual old girls reunion. We were delighted to welcome big groups of leavers from 1965, 1985, 1990, 1995 and 2005.

Bebe Barry in Deep Cuts

Bebe Barry in 'Deep Cuts'


2014 leaver Bebe Barry has been cast in the new 6 part TV drama series 'Deep Cuts' which will be released later this year.

Georgina Paget

The Trojan Women


2002 leaver, film producer Georgina Paget, has been working with Syrian women in Jordan on the acclaimed 'Trojan Women' theatre, radio and film projects.

Leticia Peart

University scholarship for Leticia


Many congratulations to Leticia Peart who has gained a University of Melbourne Chancellor's Scholarship to read Biomedicine and post-graduate Medicine.