Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Extended Project students present their work

Extended Project students present their work

25 May 2018: Ten students from Years 12 and 13 have successfully completed a year of research as part of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). The...

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Prep News

Prep News

25 May 2018: We finished last week with an air of celebration as we prepared to enjoy the Royal Wedding. All girls arrived dressed in red, white and...

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Team Ambition live up to their name

Team Ambition live up to their name

25 May 2018: Our Young Enterprise group ‘Team Ambition’ lived up to their name when they competed in the Area Finals of the Young Enterprise competition...

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Introduction to medicine for future medics

Introduction to medicine for future medics

25 May 2018: Tom and the Medical Mavericks team led a thoroughly exciting Year 6 workshop where our girls used real medical equipment to run a variety...

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Celebrating a Royal Wedding

Celebrating a Royal Wedding

25 May 2018: In the Prep Department the girls and staff from Years 1 – 6 came to school in red, white and blue as part of the celebrations for the Royal...

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Westbourne Wedding Fever

Westbourne Wedding Fever

25 May 2018: The girls arrived at school on Friday full of excitement for our royal day. They looked splendid dressed in red, white and blue and ready...

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Kindergarten explore the outdoors

Kindergarten explore the outdoors

25 May 2018: It was lovely for the girls to be outside in their shorts and t-shirts this week and Kindergarten made the most of the sunny weather, really...

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Ice Cream treat for Senior School girls

Ice Cream treat for Senior School girls

25 May 2018: On Wednesday afternoon, girls in Years 7 to 10 finished their internal exams. As is the annual custom, Mario’s Ice Cream van arrived in...

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Updated Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Updated Data Protection and Privacy Policy

25 May 2018: To ensure we keep the information you share with us as safe as possible, we have updated our Data Protection and Privacy Policy in line...

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Join us at our Westbourne Open Morning

Join us at our Westbourne Open Morning

25 May 2018: Parents and their daughters are warmly invited to attend the forthcoming Westbourne pre-Preparatory School Open Morning on Thursday 14...

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25 May 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Farewell, Year 13

Farewell, Year 13

18 May 2018: Last week, we enjoyed celebrating Year 13’s final week in school before study leave commenced. In a break from the revision and hard work...

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Prep News

Prep News

18 May 2018: We were pleased to welcome Year 5 girls back from Cranedale, the Eco Centre on the North Yorkshire coast, and to hear news of their week...

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Year 5 head to Cranedale - what an adventure!

Year 5 head to Cranedale - what an adventure!

18 May 2018: The coach was full of excited chatter and happy smiles as we left Birmingham behind and headed for Yorkshire. On arrival the girls tucked...

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Promising performance from U13 gymnasts

Promising performance from U13 gymnasts

18 May 2018: On Sunday 6 May, the EHS U13 gymnastics team travelled to Stoke for the National Schools Milano Gymnastics competition. The gymnastics...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

18 May 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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Academic and Pastoral Clinics - next week

Academic and Pastoral Clinics - next week

18 May 2018: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place in school on Monday 21 May and all parents are welcome. Academic Clinic These...

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Links

18 May 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Summer Supper - Announcing this year's Guest Speaker

Summer Supper - Announcing this year's Guest Speaker

17 May 2018: We are delighted to announce this year’s Guest Speaker as Celia May. Celia (EHS 1982) is a Worcestershire-based photographer specialising...

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Students excel in Education Engineering Scheme

Students excel in Education Engineering Scheme

11 May 2018: This year, EHS entered their first team into EDT’s Engineering Education Scheme. Our team, comprising of Kate Buxton, Poppy Lovell and...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 May 2018: History trips are always a favourite in the Prep School and the new trip to Harvington Hall this year was no exception.  You can read more...

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International netballer delivers inspirational coaching

International netballer delivers inspirational coaching

11 May 2018: Although summer sports are well under way at EHS, last week Wasps netballer and Australian international Samantha May came to deliver a...

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'La Casa Encantada'

'La Casa Encantada'

11 May 2018: On Tuesday, 8 May 2018, girls learning Spanish from Years 8 to 12 had the opportunity to see “La Casa Encantada”, a play in Spanish performed...

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Prep gymnasts train at GMAC

Prep gymnasts train at GMAC

11 May 2018: On Wednesday 18 April, ten members of Prep Senior Gym Squad were lucky enough to visit GMAC for a coaching session with Jody Kime and her...

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Year 7 blast off....to the National Space Centre

Year 7 blast off....to the National Space Centre

11 May 2018: Year 7 have been studying Space Physics over the course of the last term. As well as looking into the Physics that govern the movements...

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Stepping back in time to Harvington Hall

Stepping back in time to Harvington Hall

11 May 2018: Year 4 girls recently experienced their first visit to Harvington Hall as part of their study of the Tudors in History. Harvington Hall...

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Senior School House officials are elected

Senior School House officials are elected

11 May 2018: With Year 13 off on study leave, it is time for our new teams of House Leaders from Year 12 to take over.  At the end of last term, girls...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

11 May 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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Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

11 May 2018: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea and coffee in the Ante...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

11 May 2018: The EHSPA will hold a sale of second-hand uniform on Friday 18 May. The pricing of second-hand clothes on sale has been simplified - a...

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Links

Links

11 May 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Exhibition showcases Design Technology in action

Exhibition showcases Design Technology in action

04 May 2018: On Thursday 26 May, the newly built Hexagon was transformed into a sophisticated and elegant exhibition space, celebrating and showcasing...

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Bonjour la France!

Bonjour la France!

04 May 2018: On Monday 23 April, 32 excited Year 6 girls arrived at school ready to depart for France! The annual trip had come round once again!  After...

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Geographers visit Carding Mill Valley

Geographers visit Carding Mill Valley

04 May 2018: On Tuesday 1 May, Year 8 geographers travelled to Carding Mill Valley in Shropshire to carry out river studies. The year group collected...

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Prep News

Prep News

04 May 2018: In the Preparatory School we are always aiming to extend the girls’ classroom learning with a wide range of experiences and you can discover...

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Girls inspired by visiting authors

Girls inspired by visiting authors

04 May 2018: Earlier this term EHS was delighted to welcome two authors into school as part of our visiting authors programme for girls. Author -...

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Junior gardeners start their work

Junior gardeners start their work

04 May 2018: Enthusiastic junior gardeners took the opportunity to start lots of planting ahead of summer at a meeting of the Gardening Club held on...

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EHS musicians play their part in Russell Watson UK tour

EHS musicians play their part in Russell Watson UK tour

04 May 2018: Birmingham Voices is a professional choir, led by our very own Choir Master Richard Skilbeck and his colleague Chris Passey. Mr Skilbeck...

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Lion Learners

Lion Learners

04 May 2018: Westbourne enjoyed their annual visit from Lion Learners last week when Kristan brought a wonderful selection of animals for the girls...

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The science of toys

The science of toys

04 May 2018: One topic Year 1 will be studying this term is toys.  They will be finding out how toys have changed through history and looking at how...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

04 May 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? Well why not try a book award...

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New recommended reading lists from the Library

New recommended reading lists from the Library

04 May 2018: EHS Senior School library has been a hub of activity lately. Amongst the many book related things going on this year - author visits, book...

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Senior School Extracurricular P.E. Timetable - Summer Term

Senior School Extracurricular P.E. Timetable - Summer Term

04 May 2018: The wide range of activities offered at EHS means there is something for everyone and ensures girls can be busy at lunchtimes and after...

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Links

Links

04 May 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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