Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Head's Half Term Newsletter

Head's Half Term Newsletter

22 Oct 2015: Half term has arrived!  It is unbelievable that it is nearing the end of October already and the shops are turning to Halloween and Christmas! As...

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Prep News

Prep News

22 Oct 2015: At the end of last week, Nursery girls went for a walk to the local supermarket to do some shopping ready for the weekend. On the beautiful...

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EHS Host GSA Gymnastics Event

EHS Host GSA Gymnastics Event

22 Oct 2015: On Thursday 15 October, EHS hosted the pilot Girls School Association (GSA) Gym competition, which saw schools from throughout the country...

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Year 7's Study Skills Day Introduces Spelling Bee

Year 7's Study Skills Day Introduces Spelling Bee

22 Oct 2015: Wednesday 21 October saw Year 7 enjoying a morning off timetable in order to develop their study skills further. They had three sessions...

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Strong Competition in Annual House Netball

Strong Competition in Annual House Netball

22 Oct 2015: In the last two weeks, Years 9 and 10 have enjoyed the preparation and delivery of the annual House Netball Competition. Girls within their...

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GCSE Classics Students Visit Oxford University

GCSE Classics Students Visit Oxford University

22 Oct 2015: On Thursday 15 October, Year 10 and 11 students studying Classics visited Oxford University. After an hour and 30 minute coach journey,...

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Biathlon Success!

Biathlon Success!

22 Oct 2015: A team of EHS Prep girls participated in West Midlands Regional Biathlon Championships at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday 18 October....

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Careers Round Up

Careers Round Up

22 Oct 2015: It has been another really busy term for the Careers department at EHS. We have offered a range of careers talks and workshops to all year...

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EHSPA Quiz - A Good Night Had By All!

EHSPA Quiz - A Good Night Had By All!

22 Oct 2015: Another year, another legendary Quiz Night hosted by the EHSPA. This year we brought you more than just the cerebral gymnastics of the...

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'All The World's A Stage' For Year 10

'All The World's A Stage' For Year 10

16 Oct 2015: On Wednesday 30 September, the Year 10 GCSE Drama students participated in a Shakespeare theatre workshop at the Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham....

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Prep News

Prep News

16 Oct 2015: We began this week with a celebration of the achievements of many girls. There were our 'Well Done' certificates for Years 1 and 2 and...

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Harine Graduates in Traditional Indian Dance

Harine Graduates in Traditional Indian Dance

16 Oct 2015: On Saturday 10 October I had the great pleasure of attending the Bharathanatya Arangetram of Harine Nemal at Warwick University. The Bharathanatya...

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Nursery Girls Mission Impossible!

Nursery Girls Mission Impossible!

16 Oct 2015: One sunny Friday morning, two Nursery girls packed up the boots of their cars and set off on an epic drive around Prep grounds. Their...

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Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

16 Oct 2015: On Wednesday 7 October, 75 Year 7 students and the Year 7 Pastoral Team headed out to the Kingswood centre in Staffordshire. The girls...

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A Very Memorable Sixth Form Sleepover

A Very Memorable Sixth Form Sleepover

16 Oct 2015: On Thursday 8 October, Sixth Form girls gathered by the entrance of EHS armed with duvets and a plethora of pillow cases to embark on a...

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An Old Girl at the Conservative Conference

An Old Girl at the Conservative Conference

16 Oct 2015: Rhianna Voice is enjoying a Gap Year and spent some time recently at the Conservative Party 2015 Conference. Rhianna who studied A Level...

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Mind Full or Mindful?

Mind Full or Mindful?

16 Oct 2015: This first half term of the new academic year has seen the introduction of  Mindfulness into the curriculum for Year 7. As part of their...

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Year 2 Travel Back in Time

Year 2 Travel Back in Time

16 Oct 2015: Year 2 took a step back in time to 1666 to extend their learning about the Great Fire of London. The girls dressed up in costumes and got...

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Library Hosts the Poetry Trail

Library Hosts the Poetry Trail

09 Oct 2015: Monday lunchtime was noisier than usual in the Library as excited and eager Year 7 girls gathered for the Poetry Trail. They had to work...

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Prep News

Prep News

09 Oct 2015: The lovely autumn sunshine was perfect this week for a trip to the Botanics and Reception girls enjoyed their visit. They went to look...

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Key Stage 3 Girls Learn a Little of The Law

Key Stage 3 Girls Learn a Little of The Law

09 Oct 2015: At the end of September, Lauren Dale and Alex-Jayne Lowe from George Green LLP Solicitors came to EHS to talk to Years 7, 8 and 9 about...

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Introducing The Academic Clinic

Introducing The Academic Clinic

09 Oct 2015: Alongside our Pastoral and SEND Clinics we will be introducing an Academic Clinic. These monthly sessions provide an opportunity for parents...

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First Meeting of New Prep School Council

First Meeting of New Prep School Council

09 Oct 2015: Following the election of the Form Representatives, the first School Council Meeting took place last week. The girls enjoyed discussing...

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Parents' Information Evening - GCSE and A Level Reforms

Parents' Information Evening - GCSE and A Level Reforms

09 Oct 2015: Thank you to everyone who attended our information evening this week. We hoped that we answered any questions you may have had concerning...

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A Fond Farewell to Mrs Cartwright

A Fond Farewell to Mrs Cartwright

02 Oct 2015: This week we say goodbye to a very special member of our school community Mrs Jennie Cartwright. Jennie joined us 6 years ago and has been...

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Pupils Achievement Celebrated at Annual Awards Ceremony

Pupils Achievement Celebrated at Annual Awards Ceremony

02 Oct 2015: Last Friday, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests, the school celebrated the academic achievements...

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Prep News

Prep News

02 Oct 2015: Two of our separate stories from Prep feature trips taken last week by Year 3 and Year 5 girls. Year 3 became Roman soldiers for the day...

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Macmillan Coffee Event - Another Tasty Success!

Macmillan Coffee Event - Another Tasty Success!

02 Oct 2015: On Friday 25 September, girls, staff and friends of the school came together to enjoy a cup of coffee and a cake for the annual Macmillan...

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Engineers of the Future

Engineers of the Future

02 Oct 2015: Year 5 girls have written about their experience of visiting the Land Rover factory. 'Last Thursday, Year 5 went to the Jaguar Land...

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Year 7 Charity Walk in Support of Macmillan

Year 7 Charity Walk in Support of Macmillan

02 Oct 2015: On Friday 25 September, Year 7 with a trusted team of teachers began their annual sponsored walk raising money for Macmillan and providing...

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Year 6 Gardeners Enjoy Autumn Sunshine

Year 6 Gardeners Enjoy Autumn Sunshine

02 Oct 2015: Year 6 Gardening Club girls have been thoroughly enjoying their Monday evenings spent at the allotment in the glorious autumn sunshine. They...

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Schools Coming Together for Les Misérables

Schools Coming Together for Les Misérables

02 Oct 2015: From Wednesday 7 October, tickets will go on general sale and due to the huge demand for tickets we advise that anyone wishing to purchase...

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Lunt Fort Welcomes Year 3 Romans

Lunt Fort Welcomes Year 3 Romans

02 Oct 2015: As part of their History topic on Early Invaders, Year 3 girls visited the Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton last week.   The Lunt is an...

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Cake Sale Supports Gap Medics

Cake Sale Supports Gap Medics

02 Oct 2015: Over the summer, Dominique Al-Hindawi in Year 13 took part in life-changing medical work experience in Morogoro, Tanzania, with the organisation...

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Join Us at Heads' Tea & Coffee

Join Us at Heads' Tea & Coffee

02 Oct 2015: 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 9...

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EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

EHSPA Second-hand Uniform Sale

02 Oct 2015: 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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