Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Head's End of Term Message

Head's End of Term Message

15 Dec 2016: Christmas has arrived at Edgbaston High School and has been celebrated, as always, in great style: from Westbourne through Prep and throughout...

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Senior School Carol Service at St George's Church

Senior School Carol Service at St George's Church

15 Dec 2016: Edgbaston High Senior School celebrated the end of another successful calendar year with their Carol Service at St George’s Church on Monday...

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Santa makes a surprise visit

Santa makes a surprise visit

15 Dec 2016: On Tuesday, there was a treat in store for our Pre-Prep School pupils when Santa made a surprise visit with his reindeer to Westbourne. Younger...

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Prep News

Prep News

15 Dec 2016: The annual Carol Service was very much enjoyed by the girls, staff, parents and guests who gathered together at St George’s Church on 9...

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Year 7 spellbound by The Nutcracker

Year 7 spellbound by The Nutcracker

15 Dec 2016: On Wednesday 7 December, Year 7 students attended the matinée performance of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s festive production of The Nutcracker. ...

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Christmas Celebration

Christmas Celebration

15 Dec 2016: We welcomed many parents and guests to join us at our annual Prep Carol Celebration on Friday 9 December, held at St George’s Church. The...

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Excellence Book - Autumn Term 2016

Excellence Book - Autumn Term 2016

15 Dec 2016: The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Autumn Term:     Name...

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Prep 'Marigolds' Perform at Tree Lighting Service

Prep 'Marigolds' Perform at Tree Lighting Service

15 Dec 2016: On Tuesday 6 December, students from the Prep and Senior School performed at St George's Church in the annual Tree Lighting Service.  The...

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A Roman Feast for Year 7

A Roman Feast for Year 7

15 Dec 2016: Last Thursday, Year 7 enjoyed the delights of a Roman feast in the Classics Department. They sampled the likes of grapes, cheese, bread...

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Students step up to the Maths Challenge

Students step up to the Maths Challenge

15 Dec 2016: It has been another busy term involving three Maths Challenges for students in Years 11, 12 and 13. The Senior Maths Challenge took...

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Links

Links

15 Dec 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Performing Arts Workshop: The Nutcracker

Performing Arts Workshop: The Nutcracker

09 Dec 2016: Year 7 students have been working hard in their Music, Dance and Drama (Performing Arts) lessons this term, looking at the staging, production,...

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Prep News

Prep News

09 Dec 2016: Preparations for the Christmas season are well underway in the Prep School. These started last Thursday with the Year 2 performance of...

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Year 8 get close to nature

Year 8 get close to nature

09 Dec 2016: On Tuesday, Year 8 faced their fears and were rewarded with furry and fluffy cuddles when the Animal Man spent the day in school. The Animal...

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Students take part in Shakespeare Festival

Students take part in Shakespeare Festival

09 Dec 2016: Students from Edgbaston High School recently took part in the Shakespeare Schools’ Festival at the Midlands Arts Centre.  All the hard...

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A recipe for Christmas

A recipe for Christmas

09 Dec 2016: Year 2 girls demonstrated a range of developing skills and talents as they performed their Nativity called ‘Christmas Recipe’ to a delighted...

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'Maths Inspiration' for Year 12

'Maths Inspiration' for Year 12

09 Dec 2016: On Thursday 17 November, a group of A-Level Maths students travelled to the University of Birmingham to attend a series of lectures called...

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More medals for Year 10 badminton player

More medals for Year 10 badminton player

09 Dec 2016: A Year 10 pupil is celebrating after securing another impressive haul of medals and awards for her sporting achievements. Asmita won...

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Westbourne make festive preparations

Westbourne make festive preparations

09 Dec 2016: Nursery girls enjoyed decorating their tree and also their visit to the Botanical gardens to choose a Christmas decoration from the array...

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Christmas comes to the library

Christmas comes to the library

09 Dec 2016: This week, the Library in Senior School has been buzzing with activity. Girls have been choosing holiday reading, making seasonal decorations,...

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Recommended Reading for the Christmas Holidays

Recommended Reading for the Christmas Holidays

09 Dec 2016: The Christmas holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy some reading and relaxation.  Departments have put together some recommended reading...

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Sporting Saturdays and Tournaments - Spring 2017

Sporting Saturdays and Tournaments - Spring 2017

09 Dec 2016: The link below details the range of Senior School 'Sporting Saturdays' and tournaments that are scheduled for the spring term.     Download...

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Christmas Holiday Club - book your places now

Christmas Holiday Club - book your places now

09 Dec 2016: We are delighted to announce that our Holiday Club will be running again during the Christmas holidays, from Thursday 15 - Friday 23 December...

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Join us at the Christmas Fair

Join us at the Christmas Fair

09 Dec 2016: Join the EHSPA for their Christmas Fair on Saturday 10 December from 1:00-4:00pm. This event is perfect for all the family and your friends...

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Links

Links

09 Dec 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Join us for Carols and Canapés

Join us for Carols and Canapés

06 Dec 2016: As decorations are going up around School we are beginning to feel Christmas in the air. The OGA are looking forward to welcoming members...

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Ceremony marks official opening of Prep Extension

Ceremony marks official opening of Prep Extension

02 Dec 2016: On Friday 25 November, guests gathered at a ceremony to mark the official opening of the Preparatory School’s new development. The Extension,...

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Gisela Stuart takes on tough questions

Gisela Stuart takes on tough questions

02 Dec 2016: On Friday 4 November, Gisela Stuart MP arrived in School to attend a question and answer session entitled ‘Brexit Q and A’. Ms Stuart...

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Prep News

Prep News

02 Dec 2016: At the end of last week, we were delighted by a range of creative activities.  Our Year 6 girls presented a wonderful Teatime Concert on...

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Year 9 Classicists visit the Ashmolean Museum

Year 9 Classicists visit the Ashmolean Museum

02 Dec 2016: On Thursday 24 November, Year 9 girls were accompanied by the Classics department and Mrs Johnson on a trip to Oxford University's Ashmolean...

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Shoo Rayner visits the Prep School

Shoo Rayner visits the Prep School

02 Dec 2016: Shoo Rayner, children’s book author and illustrator visited Prep last Friday as part of the opening ceremony of our new library and Art...

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Friday 'Jolly Hockey Sticks'!

Friday 'Jolly Hockey Sticks'!

02 Dec 2016: Last Friday afternoon saw the U12 hockey A team play a friendly fixture against Solihull School. The team played very well and Libby...

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Nursery explorers

Nursery explorers

02 Dec 2016: One sunny and crisp morning girls and staff from Nursery put on their wellies and went for a long walk to the sports field. They played...

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Invitational Thinking Skills group

Invitational Thinking Skills group

02 Dec 2016: We have started our invitational Thinking Skills groups for girls in Years 7-9. This is a ‘stretch and challenge’ group, which aims to...

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Chemists secure new equipment

Chemists secure new equipment

02 Dec 2016: This week, our Year 13 chemists have had the opportunity to experiment with a new piece of equipment bought for the School. The hydrogen...

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Prep girls travel out of this world!

Prep girls travel out of this world!

02 Dec 2016: Girls from Reception and Year 5 enjoyed learning about the night sky when a mobile planetarium was set up in Prep Hall. We learned to...

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Team take on the Maths Challenge

Team take on the Maths Challenge

02 Dec 2016: On Thursday 24 November, the annual Senior Team Maths Challenge was held at Camp Hill Boys School. EHS were represented by four of our...

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Year 7 netballers play for points

Year 7 netballers play for points

02 Dec 2016: During the last two weeks of their ‘whole year’ P.E. lessons, girls in Year 7 have enjoyed preparing for the annual house netball competition....

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Links

Links

02 Dec 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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