Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

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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EHSPA Christmas Fair - Saturday 4 December

EHSPA Christmas Fair - Saturday 4 December

17 Nov 2017: The EHS Parents’ Association will be holding their fantastically festive Christmas Fair on Saturday 4 December from 1.00-4.00pm in Prep...

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Links

Links

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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Christmas trail at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Christmas trail at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

10 Nov 2017: A spectacular new Christmas trail at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be transforming the gardens into a magical illuminated wonderland...

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Links

Links

10 Nov 2017: Lunch  Diary Dates

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Carols and Canapés - Sunday 17 December

Carols and Canapés - Sunday 17 December

08 Nov 2017: As the nights draw in and mornings turn frosty the OGA are looking forward, once again, to our annual choral event, Carols and Canapés....

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Join OGA for London Symphony Orchestra Concert

Join OGA for London Symphony Orchestra Concert

08 Nov 2017: Join Old Girls of Edgbaston High School on Thursday 11 January 2018 at a concert given by the London Symphony Orchestra. Celebrating the...

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Wanted! Your news

Wanted! Your news

08 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 in January...

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OGA on Social Media

OGA on Social Media

08 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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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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Languages and Literature Day 2018

Languages and Literature Day 2018

03 Nov 2017: On Wednesday 14 February 2018, the Senior School will host an exciting day to promote and celebrate Languages and Literature, and to showcase...

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Links

Links

03 Nov 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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