Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Join us for Carols and Canapés on Sunday 17 December

Join us for Carols and Canapés on Sunday 17 December

27 Nov 2017: Final call for Carols and Canapés! The OGA are looking forward, once again, to our annual choral event and warmly invites you and your...

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London Symphony Orchestra Concert - Thursday 11 January 2018

London Symphony Orchestra Concert - Thursday 11 January 2018

27 Nov 2017: Just seven tickets remain for this event! Join the Old Girls' Association on Thursday 11 January 2018 at a concert given by the London...

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Wanted! Your news

Wanted! Your news

27 Nov 2017: This is the final call for you to be part of the next issue of Laurel Leaves, the OGA’s annual magazine, due to be published early 2018....

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OGA on Social Media

OGA on Social Media

27 Nov 2017: The Old Girls’ Association would like to keep in touch with you via Social Media. You can find us on Facebook https://bitly.im/2FsQo and...

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Guest Speaker interview: Lara Fatah

Guest Speaker interview: Lara Fatah

24 Nov 2017: On Friday 10 November, Edgbaston High School held its annual Speech Day in the University of Birmingham’s Great Hall. On the day we...

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Prep News

Prep News

24 Nov 2017: We began the week with news of the weekend’s visit to EHS from girls and staff from St. John’s College, Portsmouth, who come to Birmingham...

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A taste of Cadbury's business world

A taste of Cadbury's business world

24 Nov 2017: On Thursday 16 November, the Year 10 GCSE Business groups ventured out to Cadbury World in Bournville to learn about business in the real...

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Project ASK careers talk for students

Project ASK careers talk for students

24 Nov 2017: On Wednesday 22 October, girls in Years 10 -13 attended a lunchtime talk on Degree Apprenticeships. The talk was delivered by Surfinia...

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EHS supports Children in Need

EHS supports Children in Need

24 Nov 2017: Throughout Prep and Senior School this week students and staff have marked the BBC Children in Need charity appeal. At the start of...

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News from Nursery

News from Nursery

24 Nov 2017: In Nursery this week, our focus has been on the colours black and white, much to the delight of 'Zoya Zebra'! The girls showed interest...

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Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

24 Nov 2017: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place in school on Monday 27 November between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all parents...

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24 Nov 2017: Term Dates Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Speech Day celebrates success

Speech Day celebrates success

17 Nov 2017: On Friday 10 November, members of the School's Governing Body, parents, teachers and students gathered for our Speech Day in the University...

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Prep News

Prep News

17 Nov 2017: This time of year has many topics being recognised nationally and we began the week with a reminder that November 13 is World Kindness...

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Digital Literacy Awareness Day

Digital Literacy Awareness Day

17 Nov 2017: On Monday 13 November, Mrs Campbell led a Digital Literacy awareness day. Year 7 were joined by Year 6 in the Octagon for a day full of...

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Castle life for Year 1

Castle life for Year 1

17 Nov 2017: Year 1 visited Tamworth Castle as part of the History curriculum, learning about homes in the past. When we arrived in Tamworth the girls...

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Academic lecture well-received

Academic lecture well-received

17 Nov 2017: After school on Tuesday 14 November, EHS girls had the opportunity to attend an Academic Lecture from Roanna Burgess, Consultant Physiotherapist...

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Learning about the Bard

Learning about the Bard

17 Nov 2017: Having enjoyed learning about today’s digital age earlier in the week, pupils in Year 6 focused on a different form of communication on...

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A closer look at science on Medical Physics Day

A closer look at science on Medical Physics Day

17 Nov 2017: On Tuesday, a team of scientists from Birmingham University visited the school as we hosted a day to celebrate the fifth International...

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Nursery's Rhyme Time

Nursery's Rhyme Time

17 Nov 2017: For National Nursery Rhyme Week, the girls in Nursery focused on the rhyme, 'The Grand Old Duke of York' who marched his 10,000 soldiers...

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Gothic Film and Book Club gets underway

Gothic Film and Book Club gets underway

17 Nov 2017: On Thursday 2 November, a group of Year 12 and 13 English Literature students met for the first Gothic Film and Book Club. Gothic Literature...

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Students organise Foodbank collection

Students organise Foodbank collection

17 Nov 2017: In October, as part of our Harvest Celebrations, the Year 9 and 10 Charity Representatives organised a foodbank collection for the Birmingham...

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EHS triumph over Saint Martin's

EHS triumph over Saint Martin's

17 Nov 2017: On Saturday 11 November, our Year 7 and 8 Netball teams and our Senior Year 9 Hockey teams played against Saint Martin's School. With great...

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Year 9 gear up for Duke of Edinburgh award

Year 9 gear up for Duke of Edinburgh award

17 Nov 2017: On Tuesday 14 November, Ms López and Mrs Griffiths organised an information evening for girls and their parents on the Duke of Edinburgh...

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October sports report

October sports report

17 Nov 2017: Building on some early successes in September, our Netball and Hockey teams have continued to make great gains. The U18 and U12 netball...

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EHS supports Switch Off Fortnight

EHS supports Switch Off Fortnight

17 Nov 2017: Now in its ninth year, EHS will be supporting Switch Off Fortnight from 20 November - 3 December 2017. This initiative aims to see schools...

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Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

17 Nov 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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17 Nov 2017: Term Dates Lunch Menus Diary Dates  

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Phantom of the Opera comes to an end

Phantom of the Opera comes to an end

10 Nov 2017: Tuesday 31 October saw the opening night premiere of the EHS production of The Phantom of the Opera. Each of the five shows sold out quickly...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

10 Nov 2017: After a busy weekend when we welcomed many parents, pupils and friends to the firework party at the school we began this week thinking...

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Senior School prepares for Speech Day

Senior School prepares for Speech Day

10 Nov 2017: We are delighted to announce Old Girl Lara Fatah (2001) as our Guest Speaker at this year’s Speech Day. Lara is a graduate of the University...

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Stepping up to the Schools Challenge

Stepping up to the Schools Challenge

10 Nov 2017: On Wednesday 8 November, two teams from EHS took part in the 2017 South Midlands version of the Schools Challenge Regional Round Competition,...

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Westbourne pupils enjoy the outdoors

Westbourne pupils enjoy the outdoors

10 Nov 2017: The outdoor classroom in Westbourne affords many opportunities for the younger pupils to take their learning outside and to enjoy working...

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Students encouraged to extend learning

Students encouraged to extend learning

10 Nov 2017: The Stretch and Challenge noticeboard in Senior School has had a makeover this term, and we want to encourage as many girls as possible...

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Academic lecture focuses on Physiotherapy

Academic lecture focuses on Physiotherapy

10 Nov 2017: After school on Tuesday 14 November, Roanna Burgess from the University of Birmingham will be visiting to give a sample Physiotherapy academic...

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Nursery adventures

Nursery adventures

10 Nov 2017: The girls in Nursery have been out and about in school enjoying a range of adventures to extend their knowledge of the world around them. They...

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10 Nov 2017: Lunch  Diary Dates

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A classic trip to Italy

A classic trip to Italy

03 Nov 2017: On Monday 16 October, the Classics department took a group of 27 girls to visit the Bay of Naples and to take in a variety of historic...

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Creative writers 'share and scare'

Creative writers 'share and scare'

03 Nov 2017: To celebrate Hallowe'en and the launch of the school’s theatrical production of Phantom of the Opera, members of the Creative Writing Club...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

03 Nov 2017: We have begun this half term with a warm welcome to Mrs Hennous, our language teacher, and to Mrs Roberts, our Year 2 Teaching Assistant....

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Moot Court competition for Year 11

Moot Court competition for Year 11

03 Nov 2017: On Saturday 14 October, thirteen Year 11 students visited Inner London Crown Court to watch the London Independent Schools Mock Trial Competition. The...

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Students consider a career in Pharmacy

Students consider a career in Pharmacy

03 Nov 2017: After defeating the infamous Birmingham traffic, Mrs Alison Tennant, the Clinical Director of Pharmacy at Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust...

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'Phantom' opens to rave reviews

'Phantom' opens to rave reviews

03 Nov 2017: You cannot have missed the fact that the school’s much-anticipated production of Phantom of the Opera finally opened this week. School...

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Year 7 get off to a flying start

Year 7 get off to a flying start

03 Nov 2017: During Year 7 assembly this week, Tiani Byfield-Davis took us on the beginning of a flight over the Amazon as she read an extract from...

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Westbourne Open Morning

Westbourne Open Morning

03 Nov 2017: Parents and their daughters are warmly invited to attend the forthcoming Westbourne pre-Preparatory School Open Morning on Tuesday 7 November,...

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Join us at our Fireworks Party!

Join us at our Fireworks Party!

03 Nov 2017: This EHSPA event is a calendar favourite for all the family and one of Birmingham’s best displays. The event will be held on Prep playground...

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Links

03 Nov 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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