Festive Weekend

Last weekend was packed full of festivities at St Mary’s in the build-up to the end of term and the Christmas holidays. On Friday night, many girls took part in a wonderful concert in the Hall which showcased the breadth of music at St Mary’s.  Boarders and day girls enjoyed Christmas shopping trips to Bath and Poole on Saturday and then arrived back to school in time for the Boarders’ Feast beside the fire in the Hall.  At bedtime, the girls left out their shoes and slippers in anticipation for the traditional annual visit from St Nicholas. He didn’t disappoint in bringing the girls lots of sweet treats!

On Sunday, boarders enjoyed a whole range of Christmas activities, such as gingerbread making, present-wrapping and time to watch all-time favourite Christmas movies.  In the afternoon, day girls and boarders had lots of fun at their House Christmas parties, followed by a lovely Christingle liturgy in the evening.

This week, we are very excited for the Nativity Play, the Junior and Senior Christmas suppers, carols round the Christmas tree, the Christmas Fair and the carol services.

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