Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

A show of Gratitude on Pink Rose Day

A show of Gratitude on Pink Rose Day

29 Jun 2018: On Friday 22 June, Senior School celebrated Pink Rose Day. This was the day on which we remembered, reflected upon and recalled all the...

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To infinity and beyond...

To infinity and beyond...

29 Jun 2018: The atmosphere in the Prep School was out of this world as we staged our very own Space Day on Wednesday this week. Each year group engaged...

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Tulasi wins national design accolade

Tulasi wins national design accolade

29 Jun 2018: Further to our news that Year 11 student Tulasi Parmar had been selected as a finalist in a national fashion design competition, we are...

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Prep News

Prep News

29 Jun 2018: We were pleased to have held our Sports Day at the end of last week whilst the weather was just a little cooler than it has been this week....

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GSA sports tournament a success

GSA sports tournament a success

29 Jun 2018: Last weekend, a group of Year 7 pupils travelled down to Kent to participate in a GSA Rounders and Cricket Tournament. Despite a five-and-a-half-hour...

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Year 7 navigate the Malvern Hills

Year 7 navigate the Malvern Hills

29 Jun 2018: Earlier this month, the whole of Year 7 took part in a Geography field trip to the Malvern Hills. This year, the girls have been studying...

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Sports Celebration Assembly rounds up superb year of sport

Sports Celebration Assembly rounds up superb year of sport

29 Jun 2018: This year has been extremely busy and successful for our sports teams, with large numbers participating in extra-curricular clubs and an...

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Stepping back in time at Baddesley Clinton

Stepping back in time at Baddesley Clinton

29 Jun 2018: On Friday 22 June, Year 8 pupils visited the historic manor house of Baddesley Clinton in Solihull. Upon arrival the girls were taken...

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Pupils gain Science CREST Awards

Pupils gain Science CREST Awards

29 Jun 2018: This has been another successful year for the Science CREST Award Club. The CREST Awards scheme is the British Science Association’s flagship...

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Great teamwork at Allotment Open Day

Great teamwork at Allotment Open Day

29 Jun 2018: Our final gardening Club of the year culminated in a picnic under the apple trees in the orchard this week. With temperatures hitting 28...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

29 Jun 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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29 Jun 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Fashioned from Nature: visit to the V&A Museum

Fashioned from Nature: visit to the V&A Museum

22 Jun 2018: On Wednesday 20 June, Mrs Mooney and five GCSE and A Level Textiles students caught the train to London to visit ‘Fashioned from Nature’,...

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Prep News

Prep News

22 Jun 2018: At the end of last week we were entertained at a number of events.  Year 6 girls were transported to Ancient Egypt and an audience of parents...

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Students learn how a career in banking can pay off

Students learn how a career in banking can pay off

22 Jun 2018: On Thursday we were pleased to welcome two members of staff from the Birmingham branch of Deutsche Bank. They delivered an inspiring talk...

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History off the page

History off the page

22 Jun 2018: An Ancient Egyptian Workshop for Year 6 pupils gave girls a chance to find out what life was like in 1347 BC. The school hall was transformed...

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Year 9 extend learning through Higher Project

Year 9 extend learning through Higher Project

22 Jun 2018: In Year 9 girls are offered the opportunity to take part in the Higher Project. This allows girls to discover the joys of independent learning,...

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Psychology students visit house of Sigmund Freud

Psychology students visit house of Sigmund Freud

22 Jun 2018: On Monday 19 June, Year 12 psychology students travelled to London to visit the Freud museum - home of the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund...

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Clever cake craft from Year 9 bakers

Clever cake craft from Year 9 bakers

22 Jun 2018: Year 9 girls were tasked with designing and creating a wonderful ‘naked cake’ for the summer cake competition. This involved decorating...

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Destination Lickey Hills!

Destination Lickey Hills!

22 Jun 2018: Year 3 enjoyed an action-packed visit to the Lickey Hills last Friday.  They explored the different habitats with a local ranger and learnt...

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Music on a Summer's Evening

Music on a Summer's Evening

22 Jun 2018: The annual Prep Summer Concert took place last week to a packed audience of parents and friends in Senior School Hall. Having enjoyed...

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22 Jun 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Join us for an evening of musical theatre - Diva Night

Join us for an evening of musical theatre - Diva Night

20 Jun 2018: Old Girls and friends of EHS are invited to join us for ‘Diva Night’ on Monday 9 July - a fantastic evening of music, dance and food. This...

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A successful Summer Supper

A successful Summer Supper

20 Jun 2018: We were delighted to welcome guests for this year’s Summer Supper on Friday 8 June. Former and current staff members and former pupils...

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Laurel Leaves - coming soon

Laurel Leaves - coming soon

20 Jun 2018: Those who attended this year’s Summer Supper were treated to a sneak preview of the much-anticipated Laurel Leaves. Thank you to everyone...

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The West End comes to EHS

The West End comes to EHS

15 Jun 2018: West End performer Kieron Brown visited EHS last week to give a talk in Music Assembly about his career in Musical Theatre and the training...

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Prep News

Prep News

15 Jun 2018: Last week ended with the older girls in the Prep School showing just how multi-talented they are.  Year 5 girls represented their Houses...

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Exploring Roman Britain at the Verulamium

Exploring Roman Britain at the Verulamium

15 Jun 2018: On Wednesday 6 June, Year 8 went on an amazing trip to St Albans to see some Roman ruins and artefacts. It was a long journey, but definitely...

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Year 1 Puppet Masters

Year 1 Puppet Masters

15 Jun 2018: Year 1 enjoyed a fabulous practical puppetry day with Major Mustard. The day began with a puppet show, performed by the great man himself,...

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Biologists investigate line transects

Biologists investigate line transects

15 Jun 2018: Year 12 students ventured outside this week during their Biology lesson to carry out some field work on 'line transects' as part of their...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet principal dancers to visit EHS

Birmingham Royal Ballet principal dancers to visit EHS

15 Jun 2018: The Music department has a number of exciting events and trips taking place later this term. Talk by Birmingham Royal Ballet Dancers...

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Dragon Boat Race a success

Dragon Boat Race a success

15 Jun 2018: On Saturday 9 June, plucky staff from Edgbaston High School’s Senior Department took to the waters of Edgbaston Reservoir to raise money...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

15 Jun 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Allotment Open Day - Sunday 17 June

Allotment Open Day - Sunday 17 June

15 Jun 2018: After the flooding experienced during half term, we are holding an EHS Allotment open day/working party on Sunday 17 June with the aim...

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15 Jun 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Textiles student shortlisted for national design competition

Textiles student shortlisted for national design competition

08 Jun 2018: We were delighted to learn that Year 11 student Tulasi has made it through to the final of a national fashion design competition. The...

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Prep News

Prep News

08 Jun 2018: The trip to Cranedale, in North Yorkshire, for girls in Year 5 is one that lives long in their memory and even girls who are well into...

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Year 7 visit Cirencester's ancient Roman sites

Year 7 visit Cirencester's ancient Roman sites

08 Jun 2018: On Wednesday 23 May, Year 7 went on a Classics trip to Chedworth Roman villa and Corinium Museum in Cirencester.  The museum held lots...

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Prep girls mark 'Book Day' in style

Prep girls mark 'Book Day' in style

08 Jun 2018: On World Book Day in March the girls used their artistic skills to enter the national competition to celebrate books by creating a design...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

08 Jun 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Staff gear up for Saturday's Dragon Boat Race

Staff gear up for Saturday's Dragon Boat Race

08 Jun 2018: After last year’s success, EHS will once again row in the Dragon Boat Race on Saturday 9 June on Edgbaston Reservoir from 10am - 4pm.  This...

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08 Jun 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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