Miss Dorothy Henderson


Dorothy studied law at Newnham College, Cambridge, qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and was formerly a partner in city law firm, Travers Smith where she was Head of Employment Law, and also gained experience in graduate recruitment. Dorothy currently sits as a part-time Judge at the London Central Employment Tribunal and also at the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal.

She obtained an MA in Shakespeare and Contemporary Performance from Birkbeck, in 2013. She also works with Rare Recruitment, a specialist graduate diversity recruiter, assisting candidates from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds with job applications for City institutions, by developing coaching sessions and mock interviews.


She is an Honorary Associate of Newnham and was on the Collegeโ€™s Fundraising Board. She is a Trustee of the Almeida Theatre in Islington. Her spare time is divided between going to the theatre and learning to play the piano.


Dorothy has been a Governor of the High School since 2009.



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A Level Results 2019

15 August 2019

St Albans High School for Girls (STAHS) is celebrating fantastic A Level results, with 90% of pupils achieving grades A*-B and 97% grades A*-C.