Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Head's End of Term Newsletter

Head's End of Term Newsletter

08 Jul 2016: The end of the academic year has arrived and we are all more than ready for a well-earned rest! This year has flown by and has been...

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Excellence Book Summer Term 2016

Excellence Book Summer Term 2016

08 Jul 2016: The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Summer Term:   Name...

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Aladdin Trouble

Aladdin Trouble

08 Jul 2016: On Tuesday and Wednesday evenings an audience of parents and friends was transported to a kingdom near Qatar for a magical tale of Princess...

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Lunch Fit for a Queen

Lunch Fit for a Queen

08 Jul 2016: On Tuesday 5 July the whole school from Year 1 up to the Sixth Form gathered for our much anticipated, end of year event: the School Picnic....

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Prep News

Prep News

08 Jul 2016: We began the week with Changeover Day when we welcomed new pupils joining us in September into school.  Everyone then spent an hour, in...

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Rewarding the Next Generation

Rewarding the Next Generation

08 Jul 2016: The Next Generation Awards Scheme is a highly successful Citizenship programme that has been run by the Birmingham Civic Society for the...

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Inspirational Writing

Inspirational Writing

08 Jul 2016: Earlier this month Sioned Gill entered the Inspire 16 Youth Art Award.  The theme of the competition was "What inspires you".  For her...

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Guitar Ensembles Assemble

Guitar Ensembles Assemble

08 Jul 2016: Guitarists from both the Prep and Senior School proved to be an asset to EHS, taking part in the Guitar section of the Leamington Spa Competitive...

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Developing Resilience

Developing Resilience

08 Jul 2016: At EHS we are keen to develop our girls’ resilience and we encourage them to challenge themselves and to take risks within a safe environment. As...

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Rigged for Success!

Rigged for Success!

08 Jul 2016: Our end of term activity involved building an oilrig platform using drinking straws and masking tape. Girls worked in teams to build a...

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Challenge Day? A Real Puzzle!

Challenge Day? A Real Puzzle!

08 Jul 2016: On Friday 1 July the Happy Puzzle Company came into school for a Puzzle Challenge Day. Girls encountered a variety of challenges which...

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Students Visit Oxford University

Students Visit Oxford University

08 Jul 2016: On Thursday 30 June some Year 13 students travelled down to Oxford University for the University Open Day. Bethany Lucas, Head Girl,...

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Oxbridge University Challenge

Oxbridge University Challenge

08 Jul 2016: As part of Inspiration Day we held an Oxbridge Inspiration Workshop.  The aim of the workshop was to enable girls to reflect on whether...

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Psychology Event at Newman University

Psychology Event at Newman University

08 Jul 2016: On Monday 4 July, an enthusiastic group of Psychology students ventured to Newman University for a Psychology themed event. Following...

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Did they break the Code?

Did they break the Code?

08 Jul 2016: On Monday 4 July a group of Sixth Form Mathematicians spent the day breaking codes at Bletchley Park and exploring Woburn Abbey. We first...

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Summer Coaching Clubs

Summer Coaching Clubs

08 Jul 2016: Edgbaston Archery & Lawn Tennis Society will be running Coaching Camps during the Summer Holidays. Whether you’re beginner or an advanced...

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Links

Links

08 Jul 2016: Holiday Club Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Sports Day Round Up

Sports Day Round Up

01 Jul 2016: Senior School sports day took place on Thursday 23 June.  The PE staff were grateful that there was a break in weather so that the whole...

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Prep News

Prep News

01 Jul 2016: During this period of unsettled weather, we were extremely lucky to have been able to hold all three Sports days last week.  Following...

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Art Exhibition Draws a Good Crowd

Art Exhibition Draws a Good Crowd

01 Jul 2016: Hundreds gathered on Tuesday 28 June to celebrate girls’ artistic achievements in this year’s Art Exhibition and Golden Sketchbook Awards....

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Our Own Olympics

Our Own Olympics

01 Jul 2016: The weather may not have been as perfect as in Rio but it did stay dry enough on Friday 24 June for us to hold our two Sports days. In...

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Ruby's Dance Advance

Ruby's Dance Advance

01 Jul 2016: Following several interviews and auditions Ruby Abbas (Year 11) has gained one of only two places for the Midlands and the Centre of Advanced...

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Year 11 Thrilled at Alton Towers

Year 11 Thrilled at Alton Towers

01 Jul 2016: On Friday 24 June, Year 11 went on their annual trip to Alton Towers to round off their busy school year. The day went extremely quickly...

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Minibeast Madness

Minibeast Madness

01 Jul 2016: The cross-curricular project for this term in Year 2 has been minibeasts.  The girls have extended their knowledge and their skills in...

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Inspiration Day

Inspiration Day

01 Jul 2016: On Monday 27 June, Year 9 and 10 girls took part in an Inspiration Day which consisted of seventeen different activities. Girls were able...

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Novels & Nibbles

Novels & Nibbles

01 Jul 2016: Relaxing reading whatever the weather. English and Library staff were delighted to take part in Inspiration Day on Monday 27 June when ...

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Year 2 Rocket Science

Year 2 Rocket Science

01 Jul 2016: To celebrate the British astronaut, Tim Peake’s six months on the International Space Station, a National experiment was planned for school...

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Year 12 Visit the Capital

Year 12 Visit the Capital

01 Jul 2016: On Monday 27 June, Year 12 Business and Economics students travelled to London to visit the Bank of England and the Houses of Parliament. We...

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Wimbledon Fever

Wimbledon Fever

01 Jul 2016: On Wednesday morning Year 1 girls and staff set off in the school mini-buses for a schools' tennis festival at the fantastic indoor facilities...

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Looking to the Future

Looking to the Future

01 Jul 2016: On Tuesday, Year 12 accompanied by members of staff attended the Higher Education Convention, which took place at the NEC.  Armed with...

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Viking Invasion

Viking Invasion

01 Jul 2016: As part of their History curriculum Year 3 enjoyed a Viking Day this week.  They all dressed as Vikings and took part in a range of...

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Space Careers

Space Careers

01 Jul 2016: On the 14 June, 15 enthusiastic Year 10 girls were given the opportunity to attend a Space Careers Conference, run by the National Space...

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Play Lacrosse!

Play Lacrosse!

01 Jul 2016: EHS girls are invited to attend lacrosse sessions run by Birmingham University during the summer holidays. Event information is attached,...

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Pastoral Clinic

Pastoral Clinic

01 Jul 2016: A reminder that a Pastoral Clinic will be held in the Senior School on Monday 4 July 2016 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents...

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Academic Clinic

Academic Clinic

01 Jul 2016: The next Academic Clinic will take place on Monday 4 July 2016 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents are welcome. These monthly...

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Links

Links

01 Jul 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 4 July Diary Dates - w/c 4 July

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