Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Happy Birthday to EHS!

Happy Birthday to EHS!

26 Jan 2018: On Wednesday 24 January, EHS reached a milestone in its history: 142 years since the School was founded by George Dixon and other distinguished...

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A question of science at Big Physics Quiz

A question of science at Big Physics Quiz

26 Jan 2018: On Monday 22 January, eight girls from Year 9 travelled to Birmingham University to participate in the Big Physics Quiz. This annual event...

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Sustainable design challenge for Year 10

Sustainable design challenge for Year 10

26 Jan 2018: The BBC television series ‘Blue Planet II’ has been successful in showcasing the incredible beauty of the ocean, but has also played a...

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Prep News

Prep News

26 Jan 2018: Our Prep Parliament representatives enjoyed their first meeting of this calendar year. A suggestion from Lara, one of our pupils, that...

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Individualised support for Year 11

Individualised support for Year 11

26 Jan 2018: EHS is dedicated to delivering an individualised programme of study and support to its students. Over the course of the last few weeks,...

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Bournville BookFest arrives at EHS

Bournville BookFest arrives at EHS

26 Jan 2018: More than 10,000 people are set to flock to Bournville BookFest, Birmingham’s festival of children’s stories, from 15 - 25 March. Edgbaston...

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This month's Library Top Picks

This month's Library Top Picks

26 Jan 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? Our Library Top Picks will include...

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Good Luck to the Mock Trials Team

Good Luck to the Mock Trials Team

26 Jan 2018: This Saturday, a group of 13 girls in Year 11 will be taking part in the first Independent Schools Mock Trial Competition held at Birmingham...

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Our 'green' New Year's Resolutions

Our 'green' New Year's Resolutions

26 Jan 2018: At the end of the Autumn Term all pupils were provided with EHS branded water bottles, kindly funded by the Parents' Association. Not only...

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Artefact based learning for classicists

Artefact based learning for classicists

26 Jan 2018: The Classics department is looking forward once again to welcoming PhD students from the University of Birmingham to EHS. At a special...

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NCS programme offers opportunities

NCS programme offers opportunities

26 Jan 2018: Last week, we were pleased to welcome a representative for The Challenge into school to speak to Year 11 students. The Challenge is...

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Academic Pathways: Oxbridge Conference

Academic Pathways: Oxbridge Conference

26 Jan 2018: Students will have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference in Birmingham. This annual event is designed...

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Academic and Pastoral Clinics

Academic and Pastoral Clinics

26 Jan 2018: Thank you to those parents who attended our Academic and Pastoral Clinics in school last week; we do hope you found them useful. These...

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Links

Links

26 Jan 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Classics Masterclass: The Gritty Realities of Ancient Greece

Classics Masterclass: The Gritty Realities of Ancient Greece

19 Jan 2018: This term’s Academic Lecture programme began with a fascinating lecture from Dr Michael Scott entitled ‘The Gritty Realities of Ancient...

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Prep News

Prep News

19 Jan 2018: After a busy and successful open day on Saturday, this week began with a story for all girls in Years 1 - 6 as we welcomed Giles Abbott,...

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Talk adds up to a career in finance

Talk adds up to a career in finance

19 Jan 2018: On Wednesday 17 January, we welcomed Mrs Lucy Williams, Head of Compliance at HSBC, to deliver a talk to the Senior School about a career...

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Netballers learn from the champions

Netballers learn from the champions

19 Jan 2018: On Wednesday 10 January, a group of EHS netballers who have also been selected to represent Birmingham County were invited to the Wasps...

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Digital leaders complete training

Digital leaders complete training

19 Jan 2018: Our Senior School student Digital Leaders are now working through the training that will enable them to coach their peers about the pitfalls...

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Aspiring artists visit the Barber Institute

Aspiring artists visit the Barber Institute

19 Jan 2018: Developing an understanding of portraits was the main objective of the Year 5 trip to the Barber Institute this week as the girls prepare...

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Freya's charitable trip to Goa

Freya's charitable trip to Goa

19 Jan 2018: In December, Year 9 pupil Freya travelled to Goa to work closely with the charity Goa Outreach in a bid to support children living in slums...

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Exciting plans in Senior School Library

Exciting plans in Senior School Library

19 Jan 2018: Our new Senior School Librarian, Miss Verity Jones, joined EHS at the start of the academic year. Here, Miss Jones shares with us some...

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The Friday Digital

The Friday Digital

19 Jan 2018: Digital New Year’s Resolution January is a great time to set yourself some digital new year's resolutions. We recommend the following: 1....

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Year 3 enjoy story writing workshop

Year 3 enjoy story writing workshop

19 Jan 2018: This week girls in Year 3 were treated to a Story Writing Workshop with Giles Abbott, a professional Story Teller. They were taught...

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Academic competitions open to EHS students

Academic competitions open to EHS students

19 Jan 2018: Spring Term is typically the time when leading universities and other large organisations direct competitions to Senior School students,...

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Spring Term Extracurricular Timetable - Senior School

Spring Term Extracurricular Timetable - Senior School

19 Jan 2018: At EHS we hope all students will take a full and active role in all aspects of school life. We endeavour to support all students to develop...

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Links

Links

19 Jan 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Prep News

Prep News

12 Jan 2018: In our final week of last term, we enjoyed our annual Guitar Ensemble assembly. Our guitarists played a seasonal selection of Christmas...

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EHS singers join Russell Watson in concert

EHS singers join Russell Watson in concert

12 Jan 2018: Birmingham Voices is a professional choir, lead by our very own Choir Master Richard Skilbeck and his colleague Chris Passey. Earlier this...

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Academic Lectures Programme: Dr Michael Scott

Academic Lectures Programme: Dr Michael Scott

12 Jan 2018: We are very much looking forward to welcoming Dr Michael Scott from Warwick University to deliver a lecture on 'The Gritty Realities of...

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Join us at Prep Open Morning this Saturday

Join us at Prep Open Morning this Saturday

12 Jan 2018: The Preparatory School is delighted to open its doors to prospective families this Saturday 13 January, 9.30am - 12 noon. Join us at our...

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Academic Clinic - Next week

Academic Clinic - Next week

12 Jan 2018: The next Academic Clinic will take place in school on Monday 15 January and all parents are welcome. This monthly session provides an...

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Links

Links

12 Jan 2018: Lunch Menu Diary Dates

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Prep News

Prep News

: News from Prep It is hard to believe that we have completed our second full week of the new academic year.  Girls are settled back into...

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