Lead, Inspire, Make a Difference

In support of the school’s maxim -‘ Lead, inspire, make a difference’, a display of information and resources is created in the Library every month to celebrate the success and achievements of an individual, usually a woman, who has been in the news or is topical either locally or nationally.

To find out more about those featured please click on the list below:


January:      Vera Brittain – The Testament of Youth

February:     Stephen Hawking – The Theory of Everything

March:         Maggie Philbin – Speaker at the Kendrick Lecture

April:            William Shakespeare’s birthday

May:            Headgirl Team for 2015-2016

June:           Agatha Christie – National Crime Reading Month

September:   Harper Lee – publication of Go Set a Watchman

October:       Rosa Parks – Black History Month

November:    Sarah Giblin – designer of the Riutbag and former Kendrick student

December:    Eleanor Reeves – Speech Day Speaker and former Kendrick student


January:       Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ speech

February:      The Coxless Crew and Lizanne van Vuuren

March:          International Women’s Day

April:            Janine Webber – A Holocaust Survivor

May:            Kendrick School Head Girl Teams 2016

June:           Women in Politics – The Referendum on Europe June 2016

July:            Olympic Contenders July 2016

November:   Nadiya Hussain

December:   Charly Lester


January:      Michelle Obama

February:    Edith Pratt OBE

March:        International Women’s Day

April:           Kendrick School Head Girl Teams 2017

June:           Lauren Child – the new Children’s Laureate

June:           Jo Cox and The Great Get Together June 2017

July:            Johanna Konta and Wimbledon July 2017

September: Jane Austen September 2017

October:      Chi-chi Nwanoku October 2017

November:  Brenda Hale November 2017

December:  Mai-Po Wan December 2017


January:      Mia Steinbach January – February 2018

February:    Votes for Women February – March 2018

March:        Mary Wollstonecraft March – April 2018