Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Lion King a roaring success!

Lion King a roaring success!

31 Mar 2017: The Prep School Year 6 annual production took place this week. The girls performed ‘The Lion King’, working well together and demonstrating...

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Gymnastics success for EHS

Gymnastics success for EHS

31 Mar 2017: It has been a busy couple of weeks for the EHS Gymnastics teams. The annual Birmingham Schools Gymnastics competition took place at EHS...

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Students investigate the science of Smart Textiles

Students investigate the science of Smart Textiles

31 Mar 2017: On Tuesday 28 March, a group of A Level Textiles and Physics students attended a lecture by Dr Celina Jones on the subject of Smart Textiles,...

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Musicians marvel at annual spring concert

Musicians marvel at annual spring concert

31 Mar 2017: The musical ensembles of Senior School and Preparatory School gave their annual concert on Tuesday 21 March. The event involved approximately...

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Prep News

Prep News

31 Mar 2017: Last week ended with the eagerly awaited EHSPA Prep Party.  During the morning, many delicious cakes arrived in school and parents were...

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Tasty homework assignment for Spanish students

Tasty homework assignment for Spanish students

31 Mar 2017: This term, Year 9 have focused their learning not only on grammar and vocabulary, but also on culture. First, the girls had the opportunity...

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Musician of the Year gives guitar recital

Musician of the Year gives guitar recital

31 Mar 2017: On Friday 24 March, Emma Khan, Musician of the Year 2016, gave a lunch time guitar recital in the Octagon to a large audience of students...

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Maths Feast for Year 10

Maths Feast for Year 10

31 Mar 2017: On Tuesday 21 March, four girls from Year 10 travelled to Wolverhampton University to take part in a maths competition run by the Further...

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EHSPA Prep Party

EHSPA Prep Party

31 Mar 2017: The annual EHSPA party that is traditionally held towards the end of the Spring Term is a firm favourite in the calendar. This year was...

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Extend, Enrich and Enjoy - resources for girls

Extend, Enrich and Enjoy - resources for girls

31 Mar 2017: Is your daughter looking for inspiration to keep her brain busy during the Easter Holidays? Then why not dip into some of our suggestions...

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Summer sports on the horizon

Summer sports on the horizon

31 Mar 2017: The Senior School PE Department is pleased to announce the Summer Term extra-curricular programme for P.E. Gym Club will be on Thursday...

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Annual Essay Competition - reminder

Annual Essay Competition - reminder

31 Mar 2017: Senior School girls are reminded about this year’s essay competition. The competition was launched on Humanities Day, Wednesday 1 March....

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EHS Fashion Show - final tickets on sale

EHS Fashion Show - final tickets on sale

31 Mar 2017: The annual EHS Fashion Show 2017 is fast approaching! It will be held in the Senior School Hall on Tuesday 2 May, 5.00 - 7.00pm. Students...

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31 Mar 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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A wonderful WE Day

A wonderful WE Day

24 Mar 2017: WE is a charity created to empower young people around the world to make a change. EHS students were fortunate enough to be invited to...

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ESSA success!

ESSA success!

24 Mar 2017: On Friday 17 March, five girls from Year 6 competed at Warwick School in a qualifying round of the English Schools Swimming Association...

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The great debate

The great debate

24 Mar 2017: This has been a great year for debating; in a time of political unrest we have had some interesting and thought-provoking debates with...

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Prep News

Prep News

24 Mar 2017: Last Friday, Reception girls presented an assembly to their parents which was full of facts about the seasons.  They worked well together...

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Student shortlisted in writing competition

Student shortlisted in writing competition

24 Mar 2017: The English Department would like to congratulate Year 12 student Gaia Wales, whose entry to the Martin Wills Memorial Trust Writing Competition...

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Kindergarten out and about

Kindergarten out and about

24 Mar 2017: On Tuesdays, the girls in Kindergarten don the Muddy Puddle suits and head to our outdoor classroom. Throughout the term, they have...

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A busy term for the Careers Department

A busy term for the Careers Department

24 Mar 2017: The Spring Term has been an exciting time as EHS has hosted two Careers Fairs. The first was held as an integral part of the Humanities...

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News from Nursery

News from Nursery

24 Mar 2017: The Nursery girls always enjoy being out and about in the school grounds and learning about the world around them. On Wednesday, it...

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Old Girl stars in ITV hit series

Old Girl stars in ITV hit series

24 Mar 2017: We were delighted to spot former EHS pupil Hannah Millward on television this week. Hannah appeared in the ITV hit series ‘Broadchurch’...

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Junior mathematicians compete in challenge

Junior mathematicians compete in challenge

24 Mar 2017: On Tuesday 7 March, Year 8 pupils Amna Nisar, Vibha Patel, Francesca Draper and Bethan Harrison travelled to Camp Hill Boys School ready...

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Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

24 Mar 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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24 Mar 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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EHS Musician of the Year Awards

EHS Musician of the Year Awards

17 Mar 2017: Last Thursday 9th March saw the final of the Prep and Senior Musician of the Year competition. The event was held in the Octagon with adjudicators...

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Announcing the new Leadership Team

Announcing the new Leadership Team

17 Mar 2017: Last week, Edgbaston High School announced Year 12 student Holly as the Head Girl Elect for the academic year 2017-18. We are now delighted...

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Prep News

Prep News

17 Mar 2017: Last week ended with our exciting Prep Musician of the Year finals. All 25 finalists performed with much confidence in front of a delighted...

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Strong show at business competition

Strong show at business competition

17 Mar 2017: On Friday 10 May, six girls from Year 12 took part in BASE, the National Business and Accounting competition run by the Institute for Chartered...

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Portsmouth bound!

Portsmouth bound!

17 Mar 2017: On Friday 3rd March, Year 6 Netball Squad went to St. John’s College in Portsmouth for a weekend of netball.  It was a three hour drive...

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Students attend BMCA Classics conference

Students attend BMCA Classics conference

17 Mar 2017: On Saturday, Classics students Emma Khan, Lava Yassen and Mariam Al-Ani, attended the Birmingham and Midlands Classics Association (BMCA)...

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Nursery girls enjoy the arrival of Spring

Nursery girls enjoy the arrival of Spring

17 Mar 2017: Our youngest girls always enjoy new adventures and using their imaginations and this week was no exception as they have been enjoying the...

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17 Mar 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Announcing the Head Girl Elect

Announcing the Head Girl Elect

10 Mar 2017: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce Holly M as the Head Girl elect for the academic year 2017-18. Holly joined EHS from St...

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Prep News

Prep News

10 Mar 2017: We ended last week with a celebration of World Book Day.  Enjoying the books we read is very important in Prep and a day spent dressed...

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Girls aloud at Choral Day

Girls aloud at Choral Day

10 Mar 2017: On Thursday 2 March, the Prep Junior Choir enjoyed a day of singing together with three other Girls' Schools Association (GSA) schools. We...

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#Geogsquad gets underway

#Geogsquad gets underway

10 Mar 2017: Next week, the Senior School Geography department will be holding the inaugural meeting of #GeogSquad. This club aims to give Key Stage...

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Celebrating World Book Day

Celebrating World Book Day

10 Mar 2017: Girls and staff in Prep and Westbourne attended school last Friday dressed as some of their favourite book characters to mark World Book...

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Wanted: Year 7 Book Clubbers

Wanted: Year 7 Book Clubbers

10 Mar 2017: The text for the upcoming Year 7 Book Club is Adeline Yen Mah’s ‘Falling Leaves’. If any Year 7 students would like to come along, read...

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Year 3 enjoy a Saxon Workshop

Year 3 enjoy a Saxon Workshop

10 Mar 2017: Year 3 enjoyed a Saxon Workshop on Wednesday of this week.  They discovered that Saxon royalty were buried with their possessions and...

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Students invited to attend 'Old Music in a New World'

Students invited to attend 'Old Music in a New World'

10 Mar 2017: Girls are invited to attend a concert, ‘Old Music in a New World’, hosted by The Midlands Academy of Early Music on Friday 31 March. The...

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Birmingham Children of War exhibition

Birmingham Children of War exhibition

10 Mar 2017: Ever wondered what it might have been like as a child living through the First World War? The Friends of Birmingham Archives and Heritage...

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Seasonal style event at the Botanical Gardens

Seasonal style event at the Botanical Gardens

10 Mar 2017: Edgbaston’s Botanical Gardens will be hosting a ladies seasonal style event on Wednesday 17 May. Personal stylist Beth Goodrham will share...

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Links

10 Mar 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates  

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EHS hosts a memorable Humanities Day

EHS hosts a memorable Humanities Day

03 Mar 2017: Edgbaston High School was delighted to host Humanities Day on Wednesday this week. 150 girls from eight schools across the country travelled...

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Discovering the art of Florence

Discovering the art of Florence

03 Mar 2017: On Thursday 16 February, sixteen girls from Years 10 to 13 and three accompanying staff set off for Florence at the indecent hour of two...

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Prep News

Prep News

03 Mar 2017: We have returned from the half term break with a very busy half term to look forward to. This week was no exception. It began with our...

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Scientists take a closer look

Scientists take a closer look

03 Mar 2017: Science club girls continued the theme of eyes this week when they dissected an eye on Tuesday in the Prep School's Science Explorers Club. The...

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Asmita gives standout performance

Asmita gives standout performance

03 Mar 2017: Year 10 student Asmita gave a standout performance when she competed in the U19 English National Badminton Championships in Milton Keynes. This...

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Inter-House Pancake Race for Prep

Inter-House Pancake Race for Prep

03 Mar 2017: Having heard about the origins and traditions of Shrove Tuesday from Year 5 in assembly, all girls from Year 1 – 6 gathered in the Octagon...

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Students take part in Dance workshop

Students take part in Dance workshop

03 Mar 2017: On Tuesday 28 February, 29 girls from across Years 7 – 11 took part in a Dance workshop which was run by Johnny Austin from the Centre...

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Pancake Fun in Nursery

Pancake Fun in Nursery

03 Mar 2017: On Shrove Tuesday, the nursery girls helped Mrs Coulson make some pancakes by shaking up the ingredients in a bottle.  When they had been...

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Geography department host first GCSE revision sessions

Geography department host first GCSE revision sessions

03 Mar 2017: The Geography Department had a busy evening on Tuesday, running the first of our GCSE revision sessions (OCR Geography B) and focusing...

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German Trip to Boppard - Hoodies

German Trip to Boppard - Hoodies

03 Mar 2017: Girls who are participating in the German trip to Boppard are being offered the opportunity to purchase a hoodie. The personalised hoodies...

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Links

Links

03 Mar 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates  

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