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My days as a Boarder – By Alice Herring a 2004 Alumni

My days as a Boarder – By Alice Herring a 2004 Alumni

My name is Alice Herring, and I joined Rye in 1997 and left in 2004. I work freelance in the Film industry within the costume department. My role as a costume buyer is to source everything from cheap polyester fabrics on the Goldhawk Road to the finest wools, linens,...

A Short Story

A Short Story

We are so impressed with Olivia's short story about reaching for equality that we wanted to share with the wider community. Olivia is in Year 5, and shared her story with Ms Northcote this week. Reaching for Equality Jess Hardbreak had dreamed of climbing a mountain...

Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

Here, another of our Year 11 girls talks about a topical and emotive subject for her Spoken Language presentation. Today I would like to talk to you about an important issue that many of you are aware of, but might not realise the extent of the damage and how it will...

Impassioned and Inspiring – thank you Year 11.

Impassioned and Inspiring – thank you Year 11.

In English, Yr 11 have been busy preparing their Spoken Language presentations as part of their formal GCSE English language assessment. Last week they presented their talks to the class. And what an impassioned group of young women they are! There was a huge range of...

Happy 90th Birthday Rye St Antony

Happy 90th Birthday Rye St Antony

As we come together, today, to celebrate our school's 90th birthday, we wanted to take some time to reflect on the school's history and inspirational foundresses. Our Foundresses, Elizabeth Rendall and Ivy King established Rye St Antony, a Lay-Catholic school in...

A girls only senior education – What are the benefits?

A girls only senior education – What are the benefits?

Here our Head, Joanne Croft, talks about the benefits of a girls-only senior school education. The benefits of a girls-only environment for learning are enormous.  Within the first five minutes of walking around any girls’ school, you will see them. It gives them the...

Enrichment – broadening each pupil’s school experience

Enrichment – broadening each pupil’s school experience

In recent years, schools have put increasing emphasis and value on the enrichment programme they offer, and why it is so important. Our young people are living in a world of mounting pressure – to do well, to get ‘the grades’, to go on to successful careers, and to be...

Chaplaincy at Rye

Chaplaincy at Rye

My name is Mrs Fran Walsh and I am thrilled to be your new Lay Chaplain, and for some of you, your new Religious Studies teacher. I come to Rye with 20 years of youth work and school chaplaincy experience and I am very excited about all the new adventures that are to...

Miss Croft’s Welcome Back Vlog

Miss Croft’s Welcome Back Vlog

As we approach the end of the first day of the new school year, it is safe to say, the school has been wonderful today. The buzz, the learning, the laughter, the friends re-united. After such a challenging year for our young people, it has been very special to have...

What’s right for you after GCSEs

What’s right for you after GCSEs

The enormity of making the right decision about your next steps after GCSEs shouldn't be underestimated. You have been at school for 11 years and suddenly you are empowered to make decisions that could impact the rest of your life. Here, Ms Croft, our Headteacher,...

A-Level Results 2020

A-Level Results 2020

Update - 18 August 2020 Over the last week, there has been much debate in the national press about A-Level results and the increase in the results of some pupils across the country.  As we continue to celebrate the successes of our pupils' results last week, we can...

All New – Sixth Form Speaker Programme

All New – Sixth Form Speaker Programme

Coming this September 2020 As part of our continued Sixth Form Enrichment and learning beyond the classroom, and in line with feedback from the recent feedback questionnaire we sent our girls, we are delighted to announce the launch of the new Rye Visiting Speakers...

An End of Year Message from Jo Croft – Headteacher

An End of Year Message from Jo Croft – Headteacher

End of School Year They say that time flies, but my goodness it feels like we’ve been travelling through this year at a supersonic speed. Perhaps I missed the blue Tardis somewhere in the school grounds that helped us to go forward in time so quickly to the end of the...

Our Year in Words – by Year 8 and 9

Our Year in Words – by Year 8 and 9

Review about my favourite moment at school: My favourite, or rather memorable moment at school this year was Hendred’s Charities Day. I was in a team with several Y8 students, and we were going to do face-painting. However, only Bella and I were able to attend the...

The Worry Doll – How might it help your child(ren)?

The Worry Doll – How might it help your child(ren)?

In a time of unprecedented worry for families  a Guatemalan legend might ease children’s worries, ranging from Covid-19, moving schools, making new friends, transferring to a new class in September, having new teachers, staying overnight at a family or friend’s house...

Book a Personal Virtual Meeting to experience Rye

At this time, we are unable to invite prospective families to our school site, but we would still love to meet you and show you our school and all it has to offer.

We warmly invite you to virtually experience our school and ‘e-meet’ our Head, Miss Joanne Croft, with a virtual meeting at a time to suit you.