Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Head's Half Term Letter

Head's Half Term Letter

21 Oct 2016: Dear Parents Time has gone so quickly; it is hard to believe that we are already at half term, but on the other hand summer seems such...

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Student Sounds Out Eton Choral Course

Student Sounds Out Eton Choral Course

21 Oct 2016: Over the summer, Head Girl Bethany Lucas participated in the prestigious Eton Choral Course, a week-long, residential summer course for...

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Prep News

Prep News

21 Oct 2016: The girls at EHS are always keen to do all they can to promote the importance of taking care of the planet.  1C are no exception and they...

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Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

21 Oct 2016: On Wednesday 5 October, 81 Year 7 students and the Year 7 Pastoral Team headed out to the Kingswood Centre in Staffordshire on the annual...

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School Survives the Sixth Form Sleepover

School Survives the Sixth Form Sleepover

21 Oct 2016: On Thursday 13 October, the School braced itself for the annual Sixth Form sleepover. The event, which is now in its eighth year, forms...

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Prep School Turns Pink

Prep School Turns Pink

21 Oct 2016: On Wednesday, the last day of the half term, there was a rosy glow in the Prep School from Nursery to Year 6. Girls and staff donned...

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Classic Bakes at Roman Event

Classic Bakes at Roman Event

21 Oct 2016: Last Friday, two pairs from each Year 7 form took part in the ‘Roman Bake Off 2016’, hosted by the Classics and Food and Nutrition departments. The...

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The Flying Pizza

The Flying Pizza

21 Oct 2016: This year, our harvest collection is being donated to the Birmingham Crisis centre and we are very grateful to everyone for their generous...

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Freya and Ruby Keep Dancing

Freya and Ruby Keep Dancing

21 Oct 2016: Many congratulations to Ruby Abbas, Year 12, and Freya Maguire, Year 9, who recently took part in the 2016 Wessex Dance Championships in...

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Year 1 Eco Champions!

Year 1 Eco Champions!

21 Oct 2016: Last Friday, 1C performed an assembly with a very important message for pupils and parents. The assembly was about a penguin family...

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Confirmed Saturday Fixtures

Confirmed Saturday Fixtures

21 Oct 2016: At EHS we have a full programme of after school and week day fixtures. We also have a very busy Saturday programme, dates of which are...

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21 Oct 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates  

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Awards Ceremony Celebrates Academic Excellence

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Academic Excellence

14 Oct 2016: On Friday 30 September, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests the school celebrated the academic...

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Winning Streak at Biathlon

Winning Streak at Biathlon

14 Oct 2016: On Sunday 9 October, six girls and their supporters travelled to Tudor Grange in Solihull for the West Midlands Regional Biathlon Championships. ...

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RSC's King Lear a Hit

RSC's King Lear a Hit

14 Oct 2016: On Thursday, 6 October Mrs Park’s Year 11 English group, A level students and three English teachers, travelled to Stratford to see a production...

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Prep News

Prep News

14 Oct 2016: Last week was a very busy week for the girls in Year 2.  On Wednesday they really enjoyed their Fire of London workshop which you can read...

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Asmita's Badminton Success

Asmita's Badminton Success

14 Oct 2016: As well as starting her GCSE studies this year, this half term has also been extremely busy for Asmita as she continues to excel in Badminton,...

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Forthcoming Literacy Events

Forthcoming Literacy Events

14 Oct 2016: As the leaves start to fall and the seasons shift, EHS has been caught up in a flurry of troches, dactyls and iambs, as students and staff...

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Classicists Consider the Sophoclean Hero

Classicists Consider the Sophoclean Hero

14 Oct 2016: On Thursday 6 October, a group of Sixth Form Classicists and Miss Rankin attended a Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association lecture,...

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Year 2 Girls Travel Back to the Great Fire

Year 2 Girls Travel Back to the Great Fire

14 Oct 2016: Year 2 girls travelled back in time to September 1666 to visit the scene of the Great Fire of London. They experienced the four and...

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Holiday Club - October Half Term

Holiday Club - October Half Term

14 Oct 2016: There is still time to book a place at the EHS Holiday Club which will be running again during October Half Term from Thursday 20 October...

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Links

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14 Oct 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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GCSE PE Students Inspired by Rio Olympians

GCSE PE Students Inspired by Rio Olympians

07 Oct 2016: On Wednesday 28 September, 14 Year 11 GCSE PE students attended the 2016 Girls Go Gold Conference hosted by Newcastle High School.  The...

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Another Successful Macmillan Cake Sale

Another Successful Macmillan Cake Sale

07 Oct 2016: On Friday, 30 September the smell of cake filled the halls in Senior School as the Sixth Form prepared for the annual Macmillan Coffee...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

07 Oct 2016: We ended last week with our Chocolate morning in support of the Macmillan charity.  The girls had the option to enjoy some chocolate milk...

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Under 16 Netball Success

Under 16 Netball Success

07 Oct 2016: On Wednesday 5 October our U16 netball squad played in the Birmingham Schools Tournament.  Despite several teams pulling out last minute,...

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Year 7 Sponsored Walk

Year 7 Sponsored Walk

07 Oct 2016: On Friday 30 September, Year 7 took to the pavements around Edgbaston to complete a 5km sponsored walk, raising money for Macmillan. The...

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Prep Challenge

Prep Challenge

07 Oct 2016: Pupils in the Preparatory Department have new challenges to solve!  The subject co-ordinators have launched a ‘Subject Challenge Board’...

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Hockey Team Scores at Tournament

Hockey Team Scores at Tournament

07 Oct 2016: On Monday 3 October the U16 Hockey team played in the Birmingham and West Midlands School Hockey Tournament.  The girls played very well,...

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A Week in Reception

A Week in Reception

07 Oct 2016: The girls in Reception always enjoy experimenting with different materials and this week has proved no exception. They have been outside...

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Bethany's Staton Essay Prize Award

Bethany's Staton Essay Prize Award

07 Oct 2016: Congratulations to Bethany Lucas in Year 13 who has been highly commended by Regent’s Park College Oxford in their Staton Essay Prize writing...

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Students in Biology Olympiad Success

Students in Biology Olympiad Success

07 Oct 2016: The Intermediate Biology Olympiad is a national competition for Sixth Form students. The Olympiad is a challenge designed to test a student’s...

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Nursery's Busy Week

Nursery's Busy Week

07 Oct 2016: This has been a busy week in Nursery and the girls have been enjoying a range of opportunities. They mounted operation clean up when...

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Academic Clinic- Cancelled

Academic Clinic- Cancelled

07 Oct 2016: The Academic Clinic on Monday 10 October will not be running. If you were attending the clinic and wish to book an appointment on an...

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Forthcoming Library Events

Forthcoming Library Events

07 Oct 2016: Two new lunchtime events are coming up before the half term break and girls in KS3 are warmly invited by Ms Jones-Owen (English teacher)...

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Holiday Club

Holiday Club

07 Oct 2016: There is still time to book a place at our Holiday Club which will be running again during October Half Term from Thursday 20 October to...

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Links

Links

07 Oct 2016: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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