Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

EHS Showcases Talent For Children in Need

EHS Showcases Talent For Children in Need

27 Nov 2015: On Friday 20  November EHS held its annual talent show for Children in Need. Many auditions were held in the week leading up to the talent...

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Prep News

Prep News

27 Nov 2015: At the end of last week, Year 6 netball squad played host to girls from St John's College, Portsmouth who were visiting for their annual...

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Year 10 & 11 Have Fun With Polymers

Year 10 & 11 Have Fun With Polymers

27 Nov 2015: Year 10 had fun recently exploring the properties of polymers in Chemistry. A solution of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) was made into slime by...

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A Tudor Experience for Year 4

A Tudor Experience for Year 4

27 Nov 2015: On Tuesday 24 November the Year 4 girls went on their trip to Selly Manor which enhanced what they had been learning in their recent History...

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Science Students Study in London Museums

Science Students Study in London Museums

27 Nov 2015: On Wednesday 18 November, 24 Lower Sixth scientists joined Mrs Coldrick and Mr Tomaszewicz at New Street station at 6.55am to take the...

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Prep Enjoy WW1 Exhibition Tour

Prep Enjoy WW1 Exhibition Tour

27 Nov 2015: The World War I Centenary Exhibition on display in the Senior School Ante-hall generates lots of interest from students, staff and visitors....

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Will You Take The History Challenge?

Will You Take The History Challenge?

27 Nov 2015: Calling All Prep Historians! Win a behind-the-scenes trip to the British Museum. The British Museum has set a challenge to History students...

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Nursery Girls' Exploration Walk

Nursery Girls' Exploration Walk

27 Nov 2015: Nursery staff are always keen to enrich the girls' experiences both indoors and out. This week they took advantage of some autumn sunshine...

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The Curtain Falls on Les Misérables

The Curtain Falls on Les Misérables

20 Nov 2015: Saturday 14 November saw the final performances of the EHS production of Les Misérables. All shows were sold out and each received an enthusiastic...

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Prep News

Prep News

20 Nov 2015: We ended last week 'in spots' as we wore non-uniform in support of Children in Need. You can see more in the separate article and find...

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Food and Nutrition Students Experience Food Matters Live

Food and Nutrition Students Experience Food Matters Live

20 Nov 2015: On Wednesday 18 November 2015, two A Level Food and Nutrition students and Mrs Lampard travelled to London for the Excel Food Matters Live...

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Year 13 Focus on Spectroscopy

Year 13 Focus on Spectroscopy

20 Nov 2015: On Wednesday 11 November, Year 13 Chemistry students set off to Nottingham University. After an hour's minibus journey, we arrived at the...

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Prep Girls Support Work of Children in Need

Prep Girls Support Work of Children in Need

20 Nov 2015: Girls in the Preparatory School heard about the history and current work of the Children in Need charity in assembly last week. They were...

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Charlotte On Track in BMX Competition

Charlotte On Track in BMX Competition

20 Nov 2015: During half term, Charlotte Meek in Year 7 won the first round of the Manchester Indoor Winter Series BMX race. In this race she competed...

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Nursery Girls Write Home

Nursery Girls Write Home

20 Nov 2015: One dull November morning, in an effort to cheer up their parents, Nursery girls decided to write a note home. They practised their...

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Year 8 Bake For House Netball Competition

Year 8 Bake For House Netball Competition

20 Nov 2015: In the last two weeks during their whole year P.E lessons, Year 8 have enjoyed preparing for and competing in the annual House Netball...

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Eco Schools Pledge For Energy

Eco Schools Pledge For Energy

20 Nov 2015: This month is 'Energy Month'. The green representatives in Senior School have set up an initiative to promote the reduction of energy by...

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Asmita Goes From Strength to Strength

Asmita Goes From Strength to Strength

20 Nov 2015: Further to last week's news on Asmita Chaudhari, this week we received notification that our Year 9 student has now been picked for the...

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Academic Clinic

Academic Clinic

20 Nov 2015: The next Academic Clinic will take place on Monday 23 November between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents are welcome. These monthly...

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Pastoral Clinic - Monday 23 November

Pastoral Clinic - Monday 23 November

20 Nov 2015: A reminder that a Pastoral Clinic will be held in the Senior School on Monday 23 November 2015. Edgbaston High school is well known...

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SEND Clinic

SEND Clinic

13 Nov 2015: The next SEND clinic will be held on Monday 30 November, from 4pm until 6pm. Please contact Reception to make an appointment if you would...

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Speech Day Celebrated at University's Great Hall

Speech Day Celebrated at University's Great Hall

13 Nov 2015: On Friday 6 November, members of the School's Governing Body, parents, teachers and students all gathered for our Speech Day in the University...

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Prep News

Prep News

13 Nov 2015: November is a busy month, full of special events for us to think about at school and we certainly enjoyed the Fireworks Party organised...

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EHS Remembers Armistice Day

EHS Remembers Armistice Day

13 Nov 2015: On Wednesday this week, staff and students at Edgbaston High School, marked the second year of the Great War centenary with a special Armistice...

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A Panoramic View of Paris

A Panoramic View of Paris

13 Nov 2015: On Tuesday 20 October, 64 girls and 8 members of staff set off at 6am to Paris. After a tiring day travelling we spent the evening in Disney...

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A Silver Medal for Amy!

A Silver Medal for Amy!

13 Nov 2015: Over the half term, Amy Campbell competed with the GB Tumbling Squad at the annual International Trampoline, Double Mini Trampoline and...

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Penny Searley - Reunion

Penny Searley - Reunion

13 Nov 2015: Bring out your grannies! The Old Girls' Association is organising a 50 year reunion at EHS for the Class of '66 - Old Girls, now aged...

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Outstanding Success for Asmita

Outstanding Success for Asmita

13 Nov 2015: Asmita Chaudhari in Year 9 has achieved further success in her badminton competitions. She entered the Badminton England U17 Silver Circuit...

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Ethics Forum - A Great Debate!

Ethics Forum - A Great Debate!

06 Nov 2015: On Friday 16 October, EHS played host for the second year running to a panel-based discussion and debate session: the Ethics Forum. GCSE...

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Prep News

Prep News

06 Nov 2015: We began our second week back with the announcement of all other posts of responsibility in Year 6.  The girls are now ready to help with...

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EHS Receives a Good Schools Guide Award

EHS Receives a Good Schools Guide Award

06 Nov 2015: We are delighted to announce that EHS has received an award from The Good Schools Guide for Best performance by Girls taking Creative Writing...

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Amy Visits Milan Expo 2015

Amy Visits Milan Expo 2015

06 Nov 2015: EXPO is a large international exhibition that changes location every two years and has been running since 1851, where it first began in...

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Prep Girls Netball Camp Launched

Prep Girls Netball Camp Launched

06 Nov 2015: For 28 girls from Years 5 and 6, half term started with our first Prep Netball Camp Day. Mrs Aston and Miss Roye, both netball players...

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Meet Freestyle Dancing Finalist Florence!

Meet Freestyle Dancing Finalist Florence!

06 Nov 2015: Florence Harper in Year 11 attended the East of England Dance Championships in Scarborough last weekend. We are delighted to announce that...

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The Great Roman Bake Off

The Great Roman Bake Off

06 Nov 2015: Fourteen pairs of girls in Year 7 competed in our first ever Great Roman Bake Off, held as two separate rounds, cooking a range of authentic...

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Taliya Selected for Cross Country Team

Taliya Selected for Cross Country Team

06 Nov 2015: Well done to Taliya Murray in Year 7 who has been selected to represent the West Midlands Cross Country Team at the Midlands Inter-County...

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