Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

EHS celebrates its 140th birthday!

EHS celebrates its 140th birthday!

29 Jan 2016: On Wednesday 27 January, EHS reached a milestone in its history: 140 years since the School was founded by George Dixon and other distinguished...

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Prep News

Prep News

29 Jan 2016: Last week ended with Year 4 girls being transported to the rainforest as they enjoyed the annual Rainforest Roadshow.  Many girls reported...

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Magazine celebrates pupils past and present

Magazine celebrates pupils past and present

29 Jan 2016: Look out for February’s edition of Birmingham Living magazine as it features one of our current pupils and an Old Girl, Helen George, of...

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STEM subjects prove popular in Prep

STEM subjects prove popular in Prep

29 Jan 2016: The girls in the Prep School always enjoy studying the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). This week saw skills...

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Meet our Cross Country Champions!

Meet our Cross Country Champions!

29 Jan 2016: On Saturday 23 January, some of our Cross Country team took part in the West Midlands Championships at Warley Woods.  The standard of competition...

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Sixth Form Nutritionists introduce a Food Tasters' Club

Sixth Form Nutritionists introduce a Food Tasters' Club

29 Jan 2016: As the Food & Nutrition Scholars, we feel part of our role is to encourage younger girls at the school to enjoy healthy food. We decided...

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The Rainforest Roadshow comes to School

The Rainforest Roadshow comes to School

29 Jan 2016: Last Friday, Year 4 experienced the annual Rainforest Roadshow which was as enjoyable and informative as ever.  In the morning, the...

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Another success for the Snow Ball

Another success for the Snow Ball

29 Jan 2016: Last Saturday saw nearly 250 guests attend this year’s Snow Ball which is organised jointly by EHS Parents Association and Hallfield School. The...

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Nursery visit the Music School

Nursery visit the Music School

29 Jan 2016: Nursery girls are learning the rhyme ‘Hey Diddle Diddle’ in which the cat played the ‘fiddle’. They went to see Mrs Howell and Year 6 in...

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Year 13 experience criminal justice

Year 13 experience criminal justice

29 Jan 2016: On Wednesday 20 January, the Year 13 Sociology group took a trip to the Magistrates Court in Birmingham. Whilst we were there, we went...

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Join us at Heads' tea and coffee afternoon

Join us at Heads' tea and coffee afternoon

29 Jan 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 5...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

29 Jan 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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Get ready for a ski trip to the Canadian Rockies

Get ready for a ski trip to the Canadian Rockies

29 Jan 2016: After a successful ski trip in 2015 to Austria, and several previous successful ski trips to Canada most recently in 2011 and 2014, we...

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Links

Links

29 Jan 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Year 5 become Art Historians for the day

Year 5 become Art Historians for the day

22 Jan 2016: Year 5’s visit to the Barber Institute was a resounding success again this year.  The girls were able to develop their artistic appreciation...

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Healthy Food Week

Healthy Food Week

22 Jan 2016: This week in the Prep School we have been focusing on healthy eating. The week started with the introduction of the new child-friendly...

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Year 1 study the Skeletal System

Year 1 study the Skeletal System

22 Jan 2016: The Science topic for Year 1 girls this half term is ‘Our Bodies’. They have begun their studies with an investigation of the human skeleton....

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STEM Day for Year 10 girls

STEM Day for Year 10 girls

22 Jan 2016: On Wednesday 16 March, EHS is hosting a STEM event aimed at Year 10 girls from GSA schools. The event will comprise a series of workshops...

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Prep News

Prep News

22 Jan 2016: The girls have been very active in the playground this week combatting the lower temperatures, even though they were a little disappointed...

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Nursery Arctic Explorers

Nursery Arctic Explorers

22 Jan 2016: On a snowy morning in deepest January, brave Nursery girls and their trusty dinosaur steeds, dressed up warmly and ventured out into...

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Sailing this weekend at Edgbaston Reservoir

Sailing this weekend at Edgbaston Reservoir

22 Jan 2016: On Sunday 24 January, from 1pm to 4.30pm, Midland Sailing Club based at Edgbaston Reservoir will be running five indoor learning activities...

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Links

Links

22 Jan 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Welcome to 2016 and the new term!

Welcome to 2016 and the new term!

15 Jan 2016:   Welcome to the first Friday Headlines of 2016. May I offer you my best wishes for the coming year. We start the year by welcoming...

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Excellent Inspection Report

Excellent Inspection Report

15 Jan 2016: The report from our recent ISI Inspection has now been published and we are delighted to be able to share the findings from the Inspection...

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Winning Cakes from the Year 9 Christmas Competition

Winning Cakes from the Year 9 Christmas Competition

15 Jan 2016: The last week of the Autumn Term saw the Year 9 annual Food and Nutrition Christmas Cake competition.  Our judges Dr Weeks and Mrs Coley...

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Prep News

Prep News

15 Jan 2016: We ended the Autumn Term with our celebration assembly which included the presentation of certificates of achievement, individual awards...

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Sixth Form Textiles Competition

Sixth Form Textiles Competition

15 Jan 2016: Last term, the AS Level Textile students took part in a fascinating project working with a commercial interior designer, Suzanne Barnes....

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Westbourne study their environment

Westbourne study their environment

15 Jan 2016: Having enjoyed the holiday, Westbourne girls have returned to their studies with great enthusiasm. They are always keen to learn more...

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Year 2 enjoy Cinderella with a twist

Year 2 enjoy Cinderella with a twist

15 Jan 2016: What a magical start to the term! Last Wednesday Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the MAC to see Cinderella, a Fairytale. This...

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Links to Diary Dates and Menus

Links to Diary Dates and Menus

15 Jan 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus  

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