Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Easter Message from the Headmistress

Easter Message from the Headmistress

24 Mar 2016: The end of the Easter Term has arrived! It has been a short and very busy term and we are all ready for some time to relax and hopefully...

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Prep News

Prep News

24 Mar 2016: Our end of term has continued to be a busy one with activities and visits for many girls to extend their learning. These have been interspersed...

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Zumbathon for Sport Relief 2016

Zumbathon for Sport Relief 2016

24 Mar 2016: As part of our School fundraising for charity, all departments from Nursery through to Sixth Form took part in a Sponsored Zumbathon for...

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Easter Star Bakers

Easter Star Bakers

24 Mar 2016: The annual Year 9 Easter Cake Competition did not disappoint. In fact, the standard this year was very high with most girls making the...

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Party Princesses

Party Princesses

24 Mar 2016: Each year the highlight of the EHSPA Calendar is the Prep Party. This year was no exception and there was an air of excitement as girls...

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Maths Report

Maths Report

24 Mar 2016: Spring Term Report This term was the turn of Years 9, 10 and 11 to enter the Intermediate Challenge. In Year 9, Bronze certificates were...

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Year 5 Sample Victorian Life

Year 5 Sample Victorian Life

24 Mar 2016: Mist shrouded EHS as Year 5 arrived at school last Wednesday. Fortunately, our arrival at Ironbridge was greeted by glorious sunshine....

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Excellence Book for Spring Term 2016

Excellence Book for Spring Term 2016

24 Mar 2016: The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Spring Term: Subject Name CLASSICAL...

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Sixth Form Visit St Mary’s Hospice

Sixth Form Visit St Mary’s Hospice

24 Mar 2016: On Wednesday 9 March a small group of Sixth Formers visited the St Mary’s Hospice in Selly Oak to find out more about its services here...

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Prep Sample Medical Careers at QE Hospital

Prep Sample Medical Careers at QE Hospital

24 Mar 2016: Last week, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Prep Science Monitors and the Head and Deputy Head Girl were given the opportunity to look...

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Savannah Inspires Young Judokas

Savannah Inspires Young Judokas

24 Mar 2016: Last week, I was invited by Sensei Dave Law to attend my old school, The Blue Coat School in Edgbaston, and help teach his judo class....

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Exploration Walk for Nursery

Exploration Walk for Nursery

24 Mar 2016: A group of Nursery girls went on a walk around the school grounds, looking at different signs on the walls. They always enjoy exploring...

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P.E. Summer Clubs

P.E. Summer Clubs

24 Mar 2016: Athletics will begin on Monday 18th April due to a fast-approaching competition. Rounders will begin on Tuesday 26th April. Tennis...

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Links

Links

24 Mar 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 18 April Diary Dates - w/c 18 April

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EHS Welcomes Lord Winston to GSA STEM Day

EHS Welcomes Lord Winston to GSA STEM Day

18 Mar 2016: We were delighted to host a STEM Day event on behalf of the Girls’ School Association (GSA) on Wednesday. Over 100 girls from eight schools...

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Careers Fair Provides Inspiration

Careers Fair Provides Inspiration

18 Mar 2016: Mrs Shutt worked closely with Mrs Susan Dearden, a lawyer and partner at International Law firm Gowling WLG, to organise a Careers Fair...

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Prep News

Prep News

18 Mar 2016: This last busy week has been a very good example of the range of opportunities available to EHS girls and of the success they achieve. There...

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British Science Week at EHS

British Science Week at EHS

18 Mar 2016: Science Week started with a bang at EHS on Monday with an assembly delivered by the Year 13 Physics group focusing on gravity waves. The...

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Year 4's Residential Trip to Culmington Manor

Year 4's Residential Trip to Culmington Manor

18 Mar 2016: After lunch on Monday 7 March, 46 eager, if slightly nervous, Year 4 girls left for a two-night stay at Culmington Manor in Shropshire....

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Super Sports!

Super Sports!

18 Mar 2016: On Tuesday 15 March, EHS gymnastics teams competed at the Munrow Sports Complex in the Birmingham Schools Gymnastics Competition. The girls...

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Prep Particle Physics Workshop

Prep Particle Physics Workshop

18 Mar 2016: Year 4 girls joined in the EHS Stem Day with a very interesting workshop on particle physics. Dr Maria, who ran the sessions, was certainly...

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Netball Success for Year 7

Netball Success for Year 7

18 Mar 2016: On Tuesday 15 March, our Year 7 netball team played in their end of season Kings Norton tournament. There were eight teams entered from...

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GSA Choral Girls Sing Together

GSA Choral Girls Sing Together

18 Mar 2016: Girls from Prep always enjoy making new friends and last Thursday was no exception when EHS Year 5 and 6 Choir played host to girls from...

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Year 1 Aid Reception's Transition

Year 1 Aid Reception's Transition

18 Mar 2016: On Monday 14 March the Reception girls joined Year 1 for the next in our series of liaison activities, to prepare the girls for their transition...

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News from Nursery

News from Nursery

18 Mar 2016: As part of their studies on Understanding the World, one of the units in the Early Years Framework, the girls in Nursery enjoy a range...

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Links

Links

18 Mar 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Musicians Excel in Annual Competition

Musicians Excel in Annual Competition

11 Mar 2016: Thursday 2 March saw the final of the EHS Musician of the Year 2016. Students from Years 7 to 13 took part in the preliminary stages and...

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Please Welcome The New Leadership Team

Please Welcome The New Leadership Team

11 Mar 2016: Over the course of the last week we announced Year 12 student Bethany Lucas as the Head Girl Elect for the academic year 2016-17. We are...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 Mar 2016: At the end of last week the girls from Years 1 to 6 enjoyed a performance of ‘Tunes from the Trenches’ as part of our ongoing centenary...

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Textiles Students Step Back in Time

Textiles Students Step Back in Time

11 Mar 2016: On the first Wednesday in March, Lucy Adlington’s presentation of fashion in the 1950’s and 1960’s was both entertaining and informative....

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A Day in World Book Land

A Day in World Book Land

11 Mar 2016: World Book Day brought a buzz of excitement to the Prep School last Thursday when staff and girls, from Kindergarten to Year 6, were invited...

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Team Jupiter Trade at Touchwood

Team Jupiter Trade at Touchwood

11 Mar 2016: On Saturday 5 March, this year's Young Enterprise group, Team Jupiter, participated in a trade fair at Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull. The...

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Portsmouth Ahoy for the Netball Tour

Portsmouth Ahoy for the Netball Tour

11 Mar 2016: On Friday 4 March, the Year 6 Netball Squad set off with Mrs. Aston, Miss. Roye and Mrs. Woodfield for the annual Prep Netball tour to...

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Success Continues for Debating Team

Success Continues for Debating Team

11 Mar 2016: We have had a very hectic time in the Debating calendar recently. Layla Chishti, Safa Amhed and Hannah Clutton-Brock took part in the English...

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Stringcredibles' Tunes from the Trenches

Stringcredibles' Tunes from the Trenches

11 Mar 2016: Last Friday, pupils in the Prep Department were treated to a performance of ‘Tunes from the Trenches’ by the Stringcredibles as part of...

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Maths Team’s Final Challenge

Maths Team’s Final Challenge

11 Mar 2016: On Tuesday 28 March a team of four eager Year 8 and Year 9 girls travelled to King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys to compete against...

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Gruffalo on The Loose!

Gruffalo on The Loose!

11 Mar 2016: In Kindergarten the girls have been retelling the story of The Gruffalo by Julian Donaldson as part of their work on the ‘g’ letter sound...

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Jolly Hockey Sticks!

Jolly Hockey Sticks!

11 Mar 2016: All Hockey Teams at EHS have had a very busy season; the U12s being no exception. On Saturday 5 March they took part in the Birmingham...

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EHS Joins The Schools Challenge Quiz

EHS Joins The Schools Challenge Quiz

11 Mar 2016: On Tuesday evening, two teams of EHS girls took part in the School's Challenge Quiz at King Edward's School. The teams battled it out against...

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SEND Clinic

SEND Clinic

11 Mar 2016: The next SEND clinic will be held on Monday 14 March, from 4pm until 6pm. Please contact reception to make an appointment if you would...

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Get your tickets for the Fashion Show

Get your tickets for the Fashion Show

11 Mar 2016: EHS Fashion Show with Afternoon Tea: Thursday 28 April at 5.00-7.00pm, Senior School Hall Tickets are on sale for this year’s must-attend...

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Links

Links

11 Mar 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Winner of the Prep Young Musician of the Year is announced!

Winner of the Prep Young Musician of the Year is announced!

04 Mar 2016: Following weeks of practice and auditions the final round of the Prep Musician of the Year was held on Friday 26 February. The Music staff,...

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Year 9 Cooking Masterclass with Mr Wootton

Year 9 Cooking Masterclass with Mr Wootton

04 Mar 2016: As part of their assessment for Food & Nutrition in Year 9, the girls have to research, plan and cook suitable meals for the school lunch...

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Prep News

Prep News

04 Mar 2016: We began the week with the announcement in assembly of the winners of the Prep Musician of the Year competition which had taken place on...

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Sioned pens a poetry commission!

Sioned pens a poetry commission!

04 Mar 2016: There is a lovely piece of Creative Writing news from the English Department. Sioned in Year 12 has had two of her poems selected to be...

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Year 2 attend Thinktank Workshop

Year 2 attend Thinktank Workshop

04 Mar 2016: Year 2 visited the Thinktank and took part in a workshop about light. The children found out all about sources of light, the properties...

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Year 9 Netball success

Year 9 Netball success

04 Mar 2016: On Thursday 25 February, the Year 9 Netball team played in their end of season Kings Norton Tournament. In their group matches they won...

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Spring has arrived in Year 2!

Spring has arrived in Year 2!

04 Mar 2016: Despite the cold snap of weather Year 2 girls began the week creating imaginative poems about Spring in the style of the Haiku which originated...

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EHS Library promotes World Book Day

EHS Library promotes World Book Day

04 Mar 2016: Dare to try something new is just what many Year 7 girls did on Thursday lunchtime in the Library. Thursday 3 March was World Book Day...

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Reception girls develop their skills

Reception girls develop their skills

04 Mar 2016: Working together to solve problems is always a good skill to develop and something that the girls enjoy. In Reception this week this...

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Links

Links

04 Mar 2016: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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