Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Headmistress' End of Term Message

Headmistress' End of Term Message

27 May 2016: Half term has arrived and we hope with some sunshine and seasonable weather. This half term has flashed by in a flurry of examination...

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Prep News

Prep News

27 May 2016: Last week ended with the second of the Year 4 trips to the Golden Hinde in London.  The interactive visit which gives the girls an idea...

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Year 7 achieve Silver in the Schools' Splash Competition

Year 7 achieve Silver in the Schools' Splash Competition

27 May 2016: On a rainy Saturday a few weeks ago, a group of keen Year 7 lifesavers took part in the Birmingham Schools Splash competition. The event...

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DofE Gold Awards at Buckingham Palace

DofE Gold Awards at Buckingham Palace

27 May 2016: On Monday 16 May, Dr Weeks and Mrs Griffiths attended celebrations at Buckingham Palace to mark the 60th anniversary of the DofE Award. We...

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Year 4 board the Golden Hinde

Year 4 board the Golden Hinde

27 May 2016: On the last two Fridays the Year 4 area of school has been decidedly quieter than normal as, each week, half of the year group has visited...

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End of examinations ice cream treat

End of examinations ice cream treat

27 May 2016: On Tuesday afternoon, girls in Years 7 to 10 finished their summer internal exams. As is the annual custom, Mario’s Ice Cream van arrived...

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Story Writing Workshop for Year 3

Story Writing Workshop for Year 3

27 May 2016: On Wednesday, following an exciting story in assembly, each Year 3 class was treated to a Story Writing Workshop with Giles Abbott, an...

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Race for Life

Race for Life

27 May 2016: On Wednesday 25 May, Edgbaston High School were out in force supporting a cause close to their hearts: Race for Life at Cannon Hill Park....

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Links

Links

27 May 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 6 June Diary Dates - w/c 6 June  

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SEND Clinic

SEND Clinic

27 May 2016: The next SEND clinic will be held on Monday 6 June, from 4pm until 6pm. Please contact Reception to make an appointment if you would like...

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Join us for the Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

Join us for the Heads' Tea and Coffee Afternoon

27 May 2016: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea or coffee on Friday 10...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

27 May 2016: The EHS Parents' Association (EHSPA) holds several uniform sales throughout the academic year. There will be a Second-hand Uniform Sale...

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Book now for the Half Term Holiday Club!

Book now for the Half Term Holiday Club!

20 May 2016: We are delighted to announce our Holiday Club will be running again during May Half Term from Tuesday 31 May to Friday 3 June. As always,...

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Prep News

Prep News

20 May 2016: Last week saw the return from Cranedale of our Year 5 girls and the first of the Year 4 trips to London to the Golden Hinde.  You can read...

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Success in MiSAC Competition

Success in MiSAC Competition

20 May 2016: We are very pleased to announce that Shahnia in Year 9 has been Highly Commended for her entry in the annual Microbiology in Schools Advisory...

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Nursery take to the catwalk

Nursery take to the catwalk

20 May 2016: The girls in Nursery have followed in the Senior School footsteps and have taken to the catwalk.  Their fashion show experience involved...

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Year 5 girls rise to the Cranedale challenge

Year 5 girls rise to the Cranedale challenge

20 May 2016: Following weeks of exciting build up, the Year 5 girls finally arrived at the Cranedale Centre, in Yorkshire. After arriving at the eco...

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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

20 May 2016: This week the girls in Reception have continued to focus on their topic of ‘Creatures Great and Small.’  Following the visit from ‘Lion...

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Academic Clinic

Academic Clinic

20 May 2016: The next Academic Clinic will take place on Monday 23 May between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents are welcome. These monthly...

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Pastoral Clinic

Pastoral Clinic

20 May 2016: A reminder that a Pastoral Clinic will be held in the Senior School on Monday 23 May 2016 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents...

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Links

Links

20 May 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 23 May Diary Dates - w/c 23 May

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Year 10 girls meet the Earl of Wessex

Year 10 girls meet the Earl of Wessex

13 May 2016: On Thursday 5 May, we travelled with Mrs Parsons to Birmingham City Football Club to present our DofE project. We were very excited but...

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Prep News

Prep News

13 May 2016: On Friday of last week two groups of parents visited the Preparatory department. In the morning the parents of girls in 6I were treated...

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National Gymnastics Final

National Gymnastics Final

13 May 2016: On Sunday 1 May, six experienced EHS U19 gymnasts competed in the Schools' National Gymnastic Finals at Fenton Manor, Stoke. The girls...

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Book now for the Half Term Holiday Club!

Book now for the Half Term Holiday Club!

13 May 2016: We are delighted to announce our Holiday Club will be running again during May Half Term from Tuesday 31 May to Friday 3 June. As always,...

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Farewell to Phoebe

Farewell to Phoebe

13 May 2016: Year 12 have said a fond farewell to Phoebe Lacroix, our American student, this week.  Phoebe came to EHS in September to experience English...

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Support the Guide Dog Charity

Support the Guide Dog Charity

13 May 2016: On Friday 27 May, the Senior School are welcoming five guide dogs in training to EHS! As part of our efforts to raise £1,500 for the Guide...

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Links

Links

13 May 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 16 May Diary Dates - w/c 16 May

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EHS bids farewell to Year 13

EHS bids farewell to Year 13

06 May 2016: This has been Year 13’s last week in school before they begin their study leave and start revising in earnest.  We have been celebrating...

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Prep News

Prep News

06 May 2016: Last week was rather quiet in Prep as many of our Year 6 girls had travelled to France. We were very glad to see them back safely on Friday...

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Mrs Lampard bows out in style

Mrs Lampard bows out in style

06 May 2016: Each year, I think this is the best show we have produced, but the standard seems to keep getting higher. This could be put down to many...

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Year 10 take on the Enterprise Challenge

Year 10 take on the Enterprise Challenge

06 May 2016: On Monday 25 April, Year 10 took part in The National Enterprise Challenge. TNEC is an inter-school enterprise competition and the challenges...

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Budding entrepreneurs from Year 6

Budding entrepreneurs from Year 6

06 May 2016: Year 6 girls enjoyed a range of activities last week to extend their knowledge.  A number of these tested their entrepreneurial skills. One...

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Savannah's Silver Medal success

Savannah's Silver Medal success

06 May 2016: On Sunday 1 May, I travelled to Kettering to compete in the British Judo Council Open National Championship 2016. The tournament was a...

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Bonnes vacances en France!

Bonnes vacances en France!

06 May 2016: Bright and early on Monday 25 April, 32 Year 6 pupils and four members of the Prep staff gathered on the school car park for their long-awaited...

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Grandad Joe shares his royal memories

Grandad Joe shares his royal memories

06 May 2016: In History, girls in Year 2 learn about famous people and events. Recently they have been learning about the Queen’s coronation following...

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Links

Links

06 May 2016: Lunch Menus - w/c 9 May Diary Dates - w/c 9 May

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