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Hope Favours the Bold

Best-selling author and award-winning journalist Tanith Carey, Class of 1980, reveals how she tackled the inherent sexis… More...

The Most Important Resolution of Them All

Dr Daisy Fancourt, Class of 2008, has scarcely been out of the headlines this month, across TV and radio bulletins, onli… More...

Vanessa Kirby Stars in Pieces of a Woman

Actor Vanessa Kirby, Class of 2005, has been tipped for an Oscar and is receiving rave reviews for her latest role as Ma… More...

Help Inspire Our Pupils!

We are appealing for alumnae from different industries, professions and occupations to help us with our Virtual Careers … More...

Would You Like a Lockdown Letter?

We're all back at home in isolation again, and as this can be particularly tough for some of our older alumnae who live … More...

ExtraOARdinary Alumnae take on Boldest Challenge Ever

When we asked our alumnae recently 'what's the boldest thing you've ever done?', we didn't think it'd be the truly aston… More...

The Business of Life

Life science consultant Georgia Myers, Class of 2014, has just been offered two scholarships to fully fund an MPhil in B… More...

Head Mistress' Welcome - January 2021

As the Spring Term starts under lockdown once again, Head Mistress Heather Hanbury sets out her hopes for the year ahead… More...

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ExtraOARdinary Alumnae take on Boldest Challenge Ever

When we asked our alumnae recently 'what's the boldest thing you've ever done?', we didn't think it'd be the truly astonishing fundraising challenge t… More...

The Most Important Resolution of Them All

Dr Daisy Fancourt, Class of 2008, has scarcely been out of the headlines this month, across TV and radio bulletins, online and in newspapers, talking … More...

Vanessa Kirby Stars in Pieces of a Woman

Actor Vanessa Kirby, Class of 2005, has been tipped for an Oscar and is receiving rave reviews for her latest role as Martha in the Netflix film Piece… More...

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Help Inspire Our Pupils!

We are appealing for alumnae from different industries, professions and occupations to help us with our Virtual Careers Evening 2021. More...

Head Mistress' Welcome - January 2021

As the Spring Term starts under lockdown once again, Head Mistress Heather Hanbury sets out her hopes for the year ahead and talks of the comfort to b… More...

Festive Fun and Gift Buying Sorted!

Here's your chance to get into the spirit of the season and show your support for The Friends of LEH Christmas Bazaar, which in true 2020 style, has g… More...

Teacher profiles

Mrs Simmons Remembered

From her passion for Sumo wrestling to her appearance on Mastermind, Greek and Latin teacher Mrs Simmons, who taught at LEH in the 1970s, is among the… More...

Time To Teach Again

A new charity is appealing for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, who have retired in the last two or three years, to help teach pupils in Sou… More...

The Jill Grant Reading Room

The Junior School is to rename a new part of the library as The Jill Grant Reading Room, in memory of one of their most cherished former teachers, who… More...

Throwback Thursday photos

Festive Throwback Thursday from 2006

Displaying a fine assortment of festive headwear, are you one of these cheeky fresh-faced members of the choir singing at the LEH Service Volunteer Ch… More...

Throwback Thursday photo 1984

We think this photo was taken 36 years agon in the Sixth Form Common Room, adorned with Duran Duran and Limahl posters. More...

Throwback Thursday photo St Paul's Cathedral

Do you recognise yourself in this wonderfully nostalgic photo of LEH pupils queuing outside St Paul's Cathedral in the 1960s? We'd love to hear your m… More...

Alumnae Profiles

Rembembering LEH 83 Years On

With her shingle bob and smart uniform, Judith Costley was one of the first pupils to attend The Lady Eleanor Holles Sch… More...

LEH's Ten Pound Pom

Jennifer Wells (LEH 1955-63) has put the skills she learnt at LEH to good use, passing on her knowledge and passion to b… More...

Sapna Dattani, LEH 1987-1996

After leaving school, Sapna studied Maths and Computer Science at Cambridge. During her time at Cambridge she completed … More...

Katie Gollop QC, LEH 1979-86

Many of Katie’s serious medical treatment cases in the Court of Protection attract national news coverage, most recently… More...

Lydia Beaton - LEH 1992-2004
Lydia Beaton, LEH 1992-2004

LEH alumna Lydia Beaton leads the international James Dyson Foundation team to deliver charitable projects tackling the … More...

Lorenza Treves, LEH 1989-1996
Lorenza Treves, LEH 1989-1996

Read about the career of Lorenza Treves, who has carved out an unexpected career in IT Security, after studying language… More...

Dr Alexis Wood, LEH 1991-1999
Dr Alexis Wood, LEH 1991-1999

Dr Alexis Wood has had a successful scientific career, specialising in genetic influences on child health, despite not t… More...

Alys Thomas, LEH 2002-2009
Alys Thomas, LEH 2002-2009

Alumna and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Alys Thomas, won the women's 200 metres butterfly title in 2018, setting a… More...

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