Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Head's half term message

Head's half term message

19 Oct 2017: Half term is here; the time has passed so quickly that we have hardly had time to notice the change from bright summer days to the cooler...

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Spelling Bee creates a buzz

Spelling Bee creates a buzz

19 Oct 2017: On the last day of half term, Mrs Ehiogu and Ms Jones-Owen gathered all of Year 7 into the Octagon to take part in the EHS annual Spelling...

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Science in action

Science in action

19 Oct 2017: Year 6 took full advantage of Monday's blustery weather when using wind turbines to investigate factors affecting electricity production. From...

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Classicists contemplate Ancient Athens

Classicists contemplate Ancient Athens

19 Oct 2017: On Thursday 12 October, Classicists in Year 11 and 12 attended a lecture at the University of Birmingham. Professor Tim Whitmarsh of...

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Prep News

Prep News

19 Oct 2017: We began this week of unseasonal weather with a Harvest assembly. A number of girls helped by taking part in a harvest lucky dip and although...

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On your marks, get set - Roman Bake!

On your marks, get set - Roman Bake!

19 Oct 2017: Last Friday, two pairs of girls from each Year 7 form took part in this year’s Roman Bake Off, hosted by the Classics and Food and Nutrition...

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A rosy glow on Pink Day

A rosy glow on Pink Day

19 Oct 2017: The month of October is dedicated to raise money and awareness about Breast Cancer. On 16 October, Rachel Learmonth, an old girl of EHS,...

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Phantom of the Opera: Tickets on sale

Phantom of the Opera: Tickets on sale

19 Oct 2017: The cast and crew are putting the final touches to the forthcoming production of Phantom of the Opera which will take place in the Octagon...

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A visitor from the Stone Age

A visitor from the Stone Age

19 Oct 2017: The Stone Age Workshop was a very informative day for the girls in Year 1. They discovered that people did not only live in caves but were...

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Freya's fundraising feats

Freya's fundraising feats

19 Oct 2017: Year 9 pupil Freya Arden is organising several charity events in school in aid of ‘Goa Outreach’, an Indian charity that supports children...

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Gardening Club Open Day - Join us

Gardening Club Open Day - Join us

19 Oct 2017: The Gardening Club Open Day will take place this weekend on Sunday 22 October from 10am - 1.00pm. This group is open to all Prep and Senior...

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Join us at our Fireworks Party!

Join us at our Fireworks Party!

19 Oct 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

Links

19 Oct 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Amy wins Silver at Loulé Cup

Amy wins Silver at Loulé Cup

13 Oct 2017: Year 10 pupil Amy recently competed in the Loulé Cup in Portugal as a member of the British Gymnastics Trampolining, DMT and Tumbling squad....

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Psychologists discover Freud

Psychologists discover Freud

13 Oct 2017: Everyone was at the train station for 8:15am, eager to head into London and learn more about Freud, his home and his general theories. We...

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Prep News

Prep News

13 Oct 2017: This has been a busy week for all during which we have welcomed parents of girls from Nursery to Year 6 in to school for Parents’ Evenings...

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TEDxYouth@Brum 2017

TEDxYouth@Brum 2017

13 Oct 2017: On Wednesday 11 October, Sixth Formers had the opportunity to attend the first ever TEDxYouth event hosted in Birmingham. The theme at...

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Netballers play at Condover

Netballers play at Condover

13 Oct 2017: On Friday 22 September, an excited group of Year 9 and Year 8 pupils left school for an excited weekend of netball at Condover Hall. As...

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Challengers prepare for African expedition

Challengers prepare for African expedition

13 Oct 2017: A number of plucky EHS students have signed up to take part in World Challenge and will venturing off to Zambia and Botswana in July 2018....

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Year 7 activity trip a huge success

Year 7 activity trip a huge success

13 Oct 2017: Last week, Year 7 embarked on a three-day trip to Kingswood Activity Centre in Staffordshire. The sun was shining and once the girls had...

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Promoting classics for all

Promoting classics for all

13 Oct 2017: On Thursday 5 October, the Classics department welcomed representatives from the national charity ‘Classics for All’. This organisation...

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Year 8 Star of the Week

Year 8 Star of the Week

13 Oct 2017: This half term Ms Ajmal, Miss Wood and the Year 8 form tutors have introduced the Star of the Week award. This is an opportunity for...

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Sixth Formers enriched by Fine Dining course

Sixth Formers enriched by Fine Dining course

13 Oct 2017: EHS Sixth Form’s comprehensive academic curriculum is complemented by an exciting and varied enrichment programme. Sixth Form Enrichment...

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Gardening Club

Gardening Club

13 Oct 2017: Year 6 Gardening Club pupils have been having a weekly weigh in for the five pumpkins they have grown and girls have been winning them...

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Allotment Open Day - Postponed

Allotment Open Day - Postponed

13 Oct 2017: The previously advertised EHS Allotment Open Day is being postponed from Sunday 15 October to Sunday 22 October due to a clash with the...

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Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

13 Oct 2017: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place in Senior School on Monday 16 October 2017. All parents are welcome. Pastoral...

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Links

Links

13 Oct 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Welcome from the Chair

Welcome from the Chair

09 Oct 2017: Welcome to ‘Old Girls Reunited', especially to our new members who left EHS this summer. We wish you all every success and happiness in...

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Another fantastic set of results for EHS

Another fantastic set of results for EHS

09 Oct 2017: Once again Edgbaston High School celebrated some fantastic results at GCSE and A-level this summer. 100% of our girls passed their A-levels...

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EHS presents Phantom of the Opera

EHS presents Phantom of the Opera

09 Oct 2017: Senior School students have been working towards a production of Phantom of the Opera which will take from the 31 October to the 3 November...

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Join us at Carols and Canapés

Join us at Carols and Canapés

09 Oct 2017: The EHS Old Girls’ Association warmly invites you and your family to share in an evening of festive music, warming refreshments and good...

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OGA on Social Media

OGA on Social Media

09 Oct 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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Laurel Leaves 2018

Laurel Leaves 2018

09 Oct 2017: Do you have any news that you would like to share with the Old Girls' Association? Submissions for the next edition of Laurel Leaves should...

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Update your details

Update your details

09 Oct 2017: Are your details up to date? Unfortunately, each year many copies of Laurel Leaves are returned to us as 'undeliverable' when Old Girls...

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Awards Ceremony celebrates academic success

Awards Ceremony celebrates academic success

06 Oct 2017: 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

06 Oct 2017: We ended last week with our Chocolate morning held in aid of Macmillan and we were pleased that a number of parents joined us to help with...

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Girls in STEM

Girls in STEM

06 Oct 2017: A group of Year 9 girls recently had the chance to take part in the Girls in STEM day at the University of Birmingham. The day involved...

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Vivid reimagining of Coriolanus

Vivid reimagining of Coriolanus

06 Oct 2017: On Monday this week, English students in the Sixth Form enjoyed a performance of Coriolanus at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon....

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Year 2 travel back to Stuart London

Year 2 travel back to Stuart London

06 Oct 2017: Year 2 enjoyed a thrilling journey back to 1666 on Wednesday to experience the Great Fire of London with Master Craig. The girls took...

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Momentum eggs-perts

Momentum eggs-perts

06 Oct 2017: There was mounting egg-citement as Year 11 students went about building a container to protect an egg that would be dropped from the balcony...

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Year 7 take the Readathon challenge

Year 7 take the Readathon challenge

06 Oct 2017: Over the course of the summer holiday, the new Year 7 girls were invited to take part in a sponsored read. They were provided with a reading...

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A busy time for Nursery girls

A busy time for Nursery girls

06 Oct 2017: Nursery girls have had a busy week or so, now that they have settled into their new environment. They have needed to use their 'beady eyes',...

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TedEx event open to students

TedEx event open to students

06 Oct 2017: On Wednesday 11 October, students aged 16-18 will have the opportunity to attend an exciting TedEx event at Birmingham Hippodrome. Now...

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Sixth Form Information Evening: Monday 9 October

Sixth Form Information Evening: Monday 9 October

06 Oct 2017: Parents are reminded about the forthcoming Sixth Form Information Evening that will take place on Monday 9 October. The event begins at...

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Academic Clinic: Monday 9 October

Academic Clinic: Monday 9 October

06 Oct 2017: The next Academic Clinic will take place on Monday 9 October 2017 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.30pm and all parents are welcome. These...

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Links

Links

06 Oct 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates  

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