Foundation Day


You are invited to Foundation Day

Our Birthday Celebration on Sunday 22nd September

Guest Speaker: Alumna Nikki Henderson - Yachtswoman

This year we will not only be celebrating the School’s birthday, but also the 125th Anniversary year of the dedication of the Chapel.  A specially composed anthem by Matthew Greenfield, Director of Music, on the theme of ‘Let Us Go On’  will be sung. 

We invite all members of the St Catherine’s Association to join us: alumnae, current & former parents, staff, governors and girls.  Do bring your friends, partners and children and share a table for tea.

  • 1.30-2.00pm Registration
  • 2.00pm Chapel Service of Celebration for the 125th Anniversary
  • 2.55pm Nikki Henderson (2011) – A Maiden’s Voyage  
  • 3.45pm Tours of the School - optional
  • Create the Future displays
  • 4.00-5.00pm Afternoon Tea and Birthday Cake

Speaker – Nikki Henderson, Yachtswoman

Nikki is an alumna of St Catherine’s who began sailing at 13.  She has competed in the Fastnet Race, was the youngest skipper in the history of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, finishing second in 2018, and was a guest skipper on Tracey Edward’s yacht for the first leg of the all-female ‘The Maiden Factor’  World Tour.  This project seeks to raise funds for girls’ education internationally, to overcome the barriers to attending school.

Book your place

There is no charge – please email and let us know who you are bringing.  Any queries, please call 01483 899692.