Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Celebrating another year of excellence

Celebrating another year of excellence

27 Jan 2017: Celebrating our school birthday is always a special occasion as it allows staff and students from all three sections of the school - Westbourne,...

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How are EHS girls keeping busy?

How are EHS girls keeping busy?

27 Jan 2017: At EHS we provide a wide range of opportunities for stretch and challenge as we are keen to encourage girls to further their learning in...

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Prep News

Prep News

27 Jan 2017: Last week ended with great excitement as we enjoyed a visit from the Rainforest Roadshow. Dave Shaw brought a variety of rainforest creatures...

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Year 10 attend GCSE Science Live

Year 10 attend GCSE Science Live

27 Jan 2017: On Monday 23 January, the whole of Year 10 set off for the Symphony Hall, keen for the chance to see and hear from Britain’s top scientists...

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Facing your fears!

Facing your fears!

27 Jan 2017: On Friday, girls in Year 4 had a fascinating day as they were transported to the rainforest during a visit from Dave Shaw. The girls not...

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Careers round up

Careers round up

27 Jan 2017: It has been a very busy time in the Careers Office. This week, we were delighted to welcome Dr Fiona Reynolds, Chief Medical Officer at...

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Super scientists

Super scientists

27 Jan 2017: Science activities are always met with enthusiasm by the girls in Prep and this week was no exception. Super Scientists in Year 2 were...

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Year 9 Physics Big Quiz

Year 9 Physics Big Quiz

27 Jan 2017: On Monday 23 January, eight Year 9 physicists travelled to the University of Birmingham to take part in the Physics Big Quiz. This annual...

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Sixth Form Enrichment in action

Sixth Form Enrichment in action

27 Jan 2017: Here at EHS we strive to offer all our Sixth Formers the opportunity to volunteer in the local community for at least a term during their...

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Learning outside

Learning outside

27 Jan 2017: Kindergarten girls have continued to enjoy their Tuesday outdoor exploration. The outdoor kitchen is in full use and last week a herb garden...

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Writing competition now open

Writing competition now open

27 Jan 2017: The English department is looking for entries for the Martin Wills Annual Writing Awards. The competition is open to young people writing...

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Senior Musician of the Year - Change of date

Senior Musician of the Year - Change of date

27 Jan 2017: We wish to inform parents of a change of date for the Musician of the Year - Senior Competition. This will now take place on Thursday...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

27 Jan 2017: EHSPA committee members Emily Batkin and Lucy Giaquinto are now running the second-hand uniform sale shop. Due to the amount of unsold...

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27 Jan 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Elite Netballers attend Wasps Masterclass

Elite Netballers attend Wasps Masterclass

20 Jan 2017: On Tuesday 17 January, selected EHS Netballers were invited to a Wasps Netball Masterclass at the Ricoh Arena. All of the girls who attended...

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Student version of The Tempest receives praise

Student version of The Tempest receives praise

20 Jan 2017: Last term, we brought to you news of a group of students who took part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival at the Midlands Arts Centre....

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Prep News

Prep News

20 Jan 2017: At the end of last week the girls in Year 5 visited the Barber Institute to look at portraiture which is their art topic for this term. ...

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Molly sets her sights on Beijing

Molly sets her sights on Beijing

20 Jan 2017: Year 11 student Molly has her sights set firmly on competing at the Beijing Paralympic Winter Games 2022. An avid skier since the age of...

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Discovering Rome's greatest orator

Discovering Rome's greatest orator

20 Jan 2017: On Thursday 19 January, three EHS students embarked on a short journey to the University of Birmingham. We had been privileged enough...

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World Challenge 2018

World Challenge 2018

20 Jan 2017: Following a very successful and rewarding expedition to South Africa in July 2016, pupils in Year 10 and 11 are being offered the opportunity...

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Storyteller a source of inspiration for Year 3

Storyteller a source of inspiration for Year 3

20 Jan 2017: This term, Year 3 are focusing on story writing. To help them to generate ideas and to understand story structure, we invited the acclaimed...

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'New year, new you' - Year 7 have ancient makeovers!

'New year, new you' - Year 7 have ancient makeovers!

20 Jan 2017: This week at Classics Club some Year 7 girls took part in a workshop on ancient Roman and Egyptian make up. After looking at Cleopatra...

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Year 13 hone their study skills

Year 13 hone their study skills

20 Jan 2017: On Wednesday afternoon Year 13 had a study skills workshop run by Elevate Education. The title of the session was ‘Memory and Mnemonics’...

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Senior School Extracurricular Timetable - Spring Term

Senior School Extracurricular Timetable - Spring Term

20 Jan 2017: The wide range of activities offered at EHS means there is something for everyone and ensures girls can be busy at lunchtimes and after...

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EHSPA Ball Valentine's Ball 2017

EHSPA Ball Valentine's Ball 2017

20 Jan 2017: Tickets are now on sale for the EHSPA Ball, to be held on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The ball will feature...

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20 Jan 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Prep News

Prep News

13 Jan 2017: Term is now well under way with activities, clubs and visits in full swing.  It is good to see the girls engaged with their lessons and...

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Geographers investigate the impact of tourism

Geographers investigate the impact of tourism

13 Jan 2017: At the end of last term, Year 9 girls took a day to visit Stratford-Upon-Avon to investigate the impacts of tourism. Despite a cold start...

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Preparatory School Open Day: Saturday 14 January

Preparatory School Open Day: Saturday 14 January

13 Jan 2017: The Preparatory School will hold an Open Day on Saturday 14 January 2017 from 9.30am - 12.00 noon. All Prep departments including Westbourne...

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13 Jan 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Prep News

Prep News

06 Jan 2017: We welcomed everyone back to school in our first assembly of the new year.  We were particularly pleased to welcome Soha and Sara back...

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Careers Fair - Wednesday 1 March

Careers Fair - Wednesday 1 March

06 Jan 2017: On Wednesday 1 March the School will be holding a careers fair as part of the forthcoming Humanities Day event. The fair will be held in...

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P.E. Fixtures - Spring Term 2017

P.E. Fixtures - Spring Term 2017

06 Jan 2017: Please note below a list of Senior School P.E. fixtures that are scheduled for the spring term. P.E Fixtures - Spring Term 2017 Monday...

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Academic and Pastoral Clinics

Academic and Pastoral Clinics

06 Jan 2017: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place on Monday 9 January 2017 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents are...

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Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

06 Jan 2017: 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 13...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

06 Jan 2017: 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

06 Jan 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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