The walk, which is part of the annual Founders' Commemoration Day, is a grand tradition dating back to the 1790s and sees alumnae, parents and members of the public line the route to watch.

Redmaids’ High schoolgirls march through Bristol city centre in grand old tradition

Redmaids’ High remains the oldest girls’ school in the country

Hundreds of pupils have marked the founding of their school with a march through Bristol as part of a grand tradition dating back centuries. Led by the head girls from Redmaids’ High, more than 700 students aged between seven to 18 walked through the city centre.

The walk, which is part of the annual Founders’ Commemoration Day, is a grand tradition dating back to the 1790s and sees alumnae, parents and members of the public line the route to watch.

Redmaids’ High remains the oldest girls’ school in the country. The school community left Welsh Back at 10.15am on Friday 18 November to walk in line to Bristol Cathedral.

Here’s a selection of pictures from the march:

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