Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Successful Launch of the Holiday Club!

Successful Launch of the Holiday Club!

26 Feb 2016: Last week's half term holiday saw the launch of EHS's very own Holiday Club and we're pleased to report that it was a resounding success! From...

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Prep News

Prep News

26 Feb 2016: We started this new half term with a difference as we celebrated Thinking Day which is an important day for the Girl Guiding Association....

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EHS Does Strictly Come Dancing

EHS Does Strictly Come Dancing

26 Feb 2016: On Tuesday 23 February, there was an air of excitement around EHS as ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ arrived at School. Since Christmas, girls...

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Report Praises Provision of NQT Induction at EHS

Report Praises Provision of NQT Induction at EHS

26 Feb 2016: As part of our NQT (Newly Qualified Teacher) Induction training at EHS, we are routinely inspected by IStip (Independent Schools Teacher...

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Florence Wins 'DIVA' Freestyle Competition

Florence Wins 'DIVA' Freestyle Competition

26 Feb 2016: Florence, in Year 11, has been training extremely hard over the last few months for her attendance at one of the biggest and hardest Freestyle...

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Isabella Makes Waves in the Swimming Pool

Isabella Makes Waves in the Swimming Pool

26 Feb 2016: On Sunday 21 February, Isabella in Year 10 participated in the Warwickshire County Swimming Championships in Coventry. Isabella is a keen...

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Year 10 Feast on Maths

Year 10 Feast on Maths

26 Feb 2016: The Year 10 Maths Feast is an exciting competition organised by the Further Mathematics Support Programme. Aimed at students in Year 10,...

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Bhangra Tots

Bhangra Tots

26 Feb 2016: Girls in Westbourne had a wonderful treat just before Half Term. They enjoyed a visit from Sohan Kailey, a performing artist from Aashiyana...

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Year 3 Scientists

Year 3 Scientists

26 Feb 2016: This week Year 3 enjoyed the opportunity to have their Science lesson in the Preparatory School Science laboratory with Mrs Eveleigh. They...

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Prep Historians

Prep Historians

26 Feb 2016: As part of the Prep School’s World War One Centenary commemorations, Miss Deacon has been investigating a range of literature on the subject...

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Senior Musician of the Year

Senior Musician of the Year

26 Feb 2016: Preliminary rounds for the Edgbaston High School Musician of the Year competition have been completed and 32 girls from the Senior School...

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Join us for the Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

Join us for the Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

26 Feb 2016: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea or coffee on Friday 4...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

26 Feb 2016: The EHS Parents' Association (EHSPA) holds several uniform sales throughout the academic year. There will be a Second-hand Uniform Sale...

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Links

Links

26 Feb 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Half Term is Here!

Half Term is Here!

12 Feb 2016: The long, dark winter days are hopefully coming to an end and we look forward to some spring weather ahead. We have had a busy half...

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Prep News

Prep News

12 Feb 2016: In Prep we always enjoy learning poetry, and the focus in Nursery this term is on learning Nursery Rhymes. The girls ended last week’s...

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Active Kids Get Cooking Awards

Active Kids Get Cooking Awards

12 Feb 2016: We use the Active Kids Get Cooking award scheme to recognise the variety of skills our students learn in Food & Nutrition during Years...

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Afternoon at the House Pancake Races

Afternoon at the House Pancake Races

12 Feb 2016: In the Prep School we always enjoy celebrating traditional events in the calendar and Tuesday was no exception when we marked Pancake Day. In...

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!

12 Feb 2016: This week, along with many other people in the world, we have marked the start of the Chinese New Year. Our celebration began in assembly...

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Crystal Creation by Year 7 Chemists

Crystal Creation by Year 7 Chemists

12 Feb 2016: Year 7 had fun separating rock salt, by first exploring simple techniques for separating mixtures including filtration and evaporation....

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Monkeying Around in Kindergarten

Monkeying Around in Kindergarten

12 Feb 2016: Kindergarten girls have been exploring our outdoor area and developing awareness of our natural environment. They collected twigs to make...

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Year 6 Girls' Research Prompts Competition

Year 6 Girls' Research Prompts Competition

12 Feb 2016: Charlotte and Sienna in Year 6 completed some independent research at home on tsunamis. The Powerpoint they created sparked the interest...

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Bournville Children's Bookfest

Bournville Children's Bookfest

12 Feb 2016: The annual Bournville Bookfest is Birmingham’s only children’s book festival and it takes place this year on 18-20 March. Organised by...

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Links

Links

12 Feb 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Year 9 Physicists Take on The Big Quiz

Year 9 Physicists Take on The Big Quiz

05 Feb 2016: On Tuesday 26 January a group of buzzing Year 9 physicists set off to The University of Birmingham to compete in The Big Quiz. Over 90...

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Prep News

Prep News

05 Feb 2016: National Storytelling Week brought a number of activities to Prep this week.  It began with Year 1 girls sharing their favourite stories...

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Savannah Wins Gold in Judo!

Savannah Wins Gold in Judo!

05 Feb 2016: On Saturday 30 January, Savannah in Year 12 travelled to High Wycombe to compete in the National Independent Schools Judo Competition for...

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EHS Gymnasts Qualify for National Finals!

EHS Gymnasts Qualify for National Finals!

05 Feb 2016: On Saturday 30 January three gymnastics teams travelled to Stoke for the West Midlands round of the British Schools Gymnastics competition....

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Year 1 Hosts Share-A-Story

Year 1 Hosts Share-A-Story

05 Feb 2016: On Monday 1 February, Year 1 welcomed the Reception girls to Prep for a Share-a-story and play afternoon.  This is one of the activities...

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Future Historians in Prep

Future Historians in Prep

05 Feb 2016: This week, in Prep, the older girls in Years 5 and 6 have enjoyed extending their knowledge of History with a range of practical activities. Members...

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Prep Gym Squad Showcase Their Skills

Prep Gym Squad Showcase Their Skills

05 Feb 2016: Prep Gym Squad meet after school every Wednesday evening to extend their gymnastic skills and to work on body conditioning and dance. ...

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Nursery Girls' School Adventures

Nursery Girls' School Adventures

05 Feb 2016: The Nursery girls are always keen to find out more about their school and regularly go on adventures to visit different parts. This...

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SEND Clinic - Monday 8 February 2016

SEND Clinic - Monday 8 February 2016

05 Feb 2016: The next SEND clinic will be held on Monday 8 February, from 4pm until 6pm. Please contact Reception to make an appointment if you would...

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Join In With Strings Club This Half Term

Join In With Strings Club This Half Term

05 Feb 2016: Exclusive to our pupils, The Strings Club in Harborne is offering 10% off its award-winning Holiday Camp taking place during half term...

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Links

Links

05 Feb 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 8 February Diary Dates - w/c 8 February

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