Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

The appliance of Science for Year 5

The appliance of Science for Year 5

23 Jun 2017: Last week, Year 5 girls visited Biology Lab 1 in Senior School. Here they used paintbrushes and spoons to carefully look through leaf litter....

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Prep News

Prep News

23 Jun 2017: We ended last week with preparations for Fathers’ Day as 1A girls presented an assembly for their parents on that theme. They made pledges...

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English students visit Stratford upon Avon

English students visit Stratford upon Avon

23 Jun 2017: On Friday 16 June, Year 8 set out on their highly anticipated trip to Stratford upon Avon. After a 30 minute coach journey, our first stop...

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Swimmers are national finalists

Swimmers are national finalists

23 Jun 2017: On Saturday 17 June, a team of girls from Year 6 travelled to the National Swimming Centre, Ponds Forge, in Sheffield to compete in the...

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Abida raises money for charity

Abida raises money for charity

23 Jun 2017: Edgbaston High School is very proud of Year 7 pupil Abida. She recently made the decision to have her hair cut off for charity. Her act...

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EHS Allotment event a success

EHS Allotment event a success

23 Jun 2017: Thank you to all the parents and families who supported the EHS Allotment Open Day last Sunday. It was a beautiful day to enjoy such a...

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Prep stages Summer Fair

Prep stages Summer Fair

23 Jun 2017: The Prep Parliament project this term has been to organise the Summer Fair, with some of the money raised being donated to charity. This...

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Enjoying the great outdoors

Enjoying the great outdoors

23 Jun 2017: The weather never deters the girls’ enjoyment of learning in the fresh air in our Outdoor Classroom. They have realised that they can have...

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Staff make a splash at Dragonboat Race

Staff make a splash at Dragonboat Race

23 Jun 2017: Teaching staff from Edgbaston High School’s Senior Department made a big splash last weekend when they donned their paddles to join in...

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EHS Summer Holiday Club

EHS Summer Holiday Club

23 Jun 2017: The EHS Holiday Club will run this summer from Monday 10 July - Friday 18 August, inclusive. As well as the usual much-loved arts and...

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Careers talks: Can you help?

Careers talks: Can you help?

23 Jun 2017: At EHS we have a full programme of careers talks and guidance relating to all the many career options that are available to the girls. If...

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Joins us at Senior School Open Evening

Joins us at Senior School Open Evening

23 Jun 2017: A Senior School Open Evening takes place on Thursday 29 June. It commences at 4.30 pm and closes at 7.00 pm. Dr Weeks, Headmistress, will...

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Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

23 Jun 2017: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea and coffee on Friday...

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Links

23 Jun 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Girls hit the high notes at choral workshop

Girls hit the high notes at choral workshop

16 Jun 2017: On Friday 9th June, vocal group Papagena visited EHS to give aworkshop to Year 7 as part of their Performing Arts course. Suzzie Vango,...

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Prep News

Prep News

16 Jun 2017: This busy week has been full of activity for girls in the Prep School. It started on Monday with a special event for Year 5 History Club...

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Support and advice at UCAS Week

Support and advice at UCAS Week

16 Jun 2017: This week Year 12 students embarked on the process of applying for Higher Education. On Monday 12th June, they attended the Higher Education...

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Travelling back to Ancient Egypt

Travelling back to Ancient Egypt

16 Jun 2017: ‘History Off the Page’ led an Ancient Egyptian Workshop for Year 6 pupils this week, giving the girls a chance to find out what life was...

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'Et tu, Brute?' - Classicists visit RSC

'Et tu, Brute?' - Classicists visit RSC

16 Jun 2017: On Tuesday 13th June, the Classics department took 14 girls to see a performance of Julius Caesar in Stratford-Upon-Avon. A tale of...

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Ready, steady, go!

Ready, steady, go!

16 Jun 2017: On Tuesday afternoon, as part of their enrichment programme, Year 6 discovered the sport of dog agility. Mrs. Aston, who trains and...

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Baking a success of it

Baking a success of it

16 Jun 2017: It has been a busier than normal baking week at EHS. On the first day of the legendary House Bake Off, St Francis took an early lead thanks...

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We're going on a minibeast hunt!

We're going on a minibeast hunt!

16 Jun 2017: In Nursery, we are always keen to develop the children’s understanding of the world around them. The current topic being studied is minibeasts. They...

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Reading Zone Challenge for Year 7

Reading Zone Challenge for Year 7

16 Jun 2017: An exciting new competition will be launched for Year 7 girls next week. The Reading Zone Challenge is an initiative designed to enthuse...

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Art on display at Senior School exhibition

Art on display at Senior School exhibition

16 Jun 2017: Parents are reminded about the forthcoming annual Art Exhibition on Thursday 29th June. Work from all year groups in Senior School will...

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EHS set to perform at BBC Proms

EHS set to perform at BBC Proms

16 Jun 2017: On Tuesday 25th July, girls from Edgbaston High School will be performing with the Royal Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert...

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16 Jun 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Year 9 learn valuable lessons at Skills Day

Year 9 learn valuable lessons at Skills Day

09 Jun 2017: This week girls in Year 9 participated in Skills Day. The majority of girls in Year 9 are involved in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award...

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Prep News

Prep News

09 Jun 2017: Everyone has returned this week after the break geared up for a busy half term ahead with much to look forward to. We started the week...

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Old Girl Martha returns to EHS

Old Girl Martha returns to EHS

09 Jun 2017: This week, Edgbaston High School was delighted to welcome Old Girl and award-winning actress Martha Howe-Douglas back to school. Martha,...

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Athletics success

Athletics success

09 Jun 2017: On Thursday 25th May, 12 athletes from the Preparatory School took part in the Hallfield Relay event. There were three girls from each...

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Verulamium visit for Year 8

Verulamium visit for Year 8

09 Jun 2017: On Wednesday 7th June, a group of Year 8 pupils visited the Roman town of Verulamium. The girls take up the story... We had a great...

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The Bake Off begins!

The Bake Off begins!

09 Jun 2017: Senior School recently launched the annual EHS House Bake Off competition. The theme this year celebrates ‘50 years of Gardeners’ World’....

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Join us at the EHS Allotment

Join us at the EHS Allotment

09 Jun 2017: We are going to be holding an open event at the EHS school allotment on Sunday 18th June. The event happens to fall on Father’s Day;...

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Links

Links

09 Jun 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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