Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Production scoops double prize at Columba Trophy Awards

Production scoops double prize at Columba Trophy Awards

19 Oct 2018: In October 2017, EHS staged five incredible performances of The Phantom of the Opera in the Octagon which dazzled audiences with its complexity...

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Congratulations Amy: a new English Champion!

Congratulations Amy: a new English Champion!

19 Oct 2018: At the weekend, Year 11 pupil Amy competed in The English Championships in Tumbling.  Amy was determined to put all of her training...

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Prep News

Prep News

19 Oct 2018: Following a very successful European Languages Day earlier in the term the girls in Prep enjoyed an afternoon of French entertainment as...

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Year 9 pupils enter Next Generation competition

Year 9 pupils enter Next Generation competition

19 Oct 2018: Last Thursday evening, a team of Year 9 pupils attended the finals of the Next Generation Awards 2018.  Organised by the Birmingham...

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French Spectacle inspires and entertains

French Spectacle inspires and entertains

19 Oct 2018: Prep girls were treated to a unique French performance entitled ‘Le Bistro de Dan Roro’. As soon as the girls entered the Octagon, they...

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Lecture considers 'Augusta, The Senate and the Ara Pacis'

Lecture considers 'Augusta, The Senate and the Ara Pacis'

19 Oct 2018: GCSE and A-Level Classicists recently had the opportunity to attend the Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association's Autumn lecture...

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Nursery look for signs of Autumn

Nursery look for signs of Autumn

19 Oct 2018: Last week Nursery girls went on a walk around school looking for signs of Autumn. Each girl then took home a special Autumn Treasures...

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Following the poetry trail

Following the poetry trail

19 Oct 2018: In celebration of National Poetry Day 2018, Year 7 were invited to take part in a lunchtime poetry trail starting in the library. Poems...

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Fire! Fire!

Fire! Fire!

19 Oct 2018: On Wednesday, 10 Year 2 girls, staff and a group of willing parents stepped back in time to 1666 and the Great Fire of London. They...

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Sporting round up

Sporting round up

19 Oct 2018: During the weekend, Sixth Form student Asmita took part in the U19 Wimbledon Gold Badminton Championships. Her exceptional playing resulted...

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Staff complete Great Birmingham Run

Staff complete Great Birmingham Run

19 Oct 2018: Four members of staff are celebrating - and resting their tired legs - after completing the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run last week. The...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

19 Oct 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

Join us for the Head's Tea and Coffee afternoon

19 Oct 2018: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea and coffee in the Ante...

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Kate Adie visit - Thursday 15 November

Kate Adie visit - Thursday 15 November

19 Oct 2018: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that we shall host an evening with Kate Adie, one of the country's most respected and well-known...

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Links

Links

19 Oct 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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EHSPA rally for Children in Need Ramble

EHSPA rally for Children in Need Ramble

12 Oct 2018: BBC's Children in Need is a cause for which we annually raise money across the school. This year, as well as the usual activities, the...

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Prep News

Prep News

12 Oct 2018: Last week saw a celebration of National Poetry Day when Year 5 girls treated us to some performance poetry. Following their trip to Jaguar...

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Year 7 activity trip a great success

Year 7 activity trip a great success

12 Oct 2018: Last week, Year 7 embarked on a three day residential trip to Kingswood Activity Centre.  This highly anticipated trip was an ideal...

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Sportswomen selected for World Championships

Sportswomen selected for World Championships

12 Oct 2018: Following her successful performance at the British Gymnastics Tumbling Championships, Amy Campbell has been selected to represent Great...

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Green ambassadors hold special assembly

Green ambassadors hold special assembly

12 Oct 2018: Monday's Eco Code Assembly performed by our 17 Eco Reps was the culmination of a month's hard work.  In September, each group of Eco...

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Tropical ecosystem brought to life

Tropical ecosystem brought to life

12 Oct 2018: On Wednesday 3 October, the Animal Man visited school, bringing with him an array of exotic animals. Girls in Year 8, who are currently...

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Gardening Club prepare for winter

Gardening Club prepare for winter

12 Oct 2018: The Gardening Club has finally started renovating the pond which was sadly destroyed by the floods in spring earlier this year. Year 6...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

12 Oct 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Academic Lecture: Mindu Hornick

Academic Lecture: Mindu Hornick

12 Oct 2018: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that we shall be joined by Mindu Hornick for the next installment of our Academic Lecture...

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EHS Fireworks Party - Saturday 10 November

EHS Fireworks Party - Saturday 10 November

12 Oct 2018: The ever-popular EHSPA Fireworks Party is back! Featuring fireworks displays at 7.00pm and 7.45pm and stalls offering a wide range of food...

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Links

Links

12 Oct 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Ceremony celebrates individual achievement

Ceremony celebrates individual achievement

05 Oct 2018: 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

05 Oct 2018: Last week in Prep ended with a delicious ‘Chocolate Morning’ held in aid of Macmillan. We welcomed many parents who joined us for coffee...

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Showcasing innovation at design technology event

Showcasing innovation at design technology event

05 Oct 2018: On Monday 1 October, Year 12 D&T Fashion & Textiles A level students joined students from five other schools to attend an event at Birmingham...

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English students study the Gothic genre

English students study the Gothic genre

05 Oct 2018: On Tuesday 2 October, Mrs Smith and Ms Harrison accompanied 18 Sixth Form English Literature students to the cinema to watch an evening...

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A European celebration in Prep

A European celebration in Prep

05 Oct 2018: This week, EHS Prep girls and teachers participated in an assembly to celebrate European Day of Languages. The official date was Wednesday...

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Readathon raises funds for Edward's Trust

Readathon raises funds for Edward's Trust

05 Oct 2018: As part of their transition into school girls in Year 7 were invited to take part in a sponsored read over the summer holidays. They...

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Exploring the Great Outdoors

Exploring the Great Outdoors

05 Oct 2018: The girls in Westbourne, the Pre-Preparatory department of Edgbaston High School, really enjoy taking their learning out of doors whatever...

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Biathlon Silver for Jemima

Biathlon Silver for Jemima

05 Oct 2018: On Saturday last week, Year 8 pupil Jemima competed in the Cirencester Biathlon.  Jemima has been training really hard for the event...

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Year 9 bakers master the roulade

Year 9 bakers master the roulade

05 Oct 2018: In Cooking Club this term our Year 9 bakers have been following in the footsteps of this year’s 'Bake Off' contestants and so far have...

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Gymnastics success for Mollie

Gymnastics success for Mollie

05 Oct 2018: Mollie Hewison competed in the Midlands Level 2 gymnastics competition at Cannock at the weekend. Mollie, who is a pupil in Year 8, competed...

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Sheau-En achieves Personal Best score

Sheau-En achieves Personal Best score

05 Oct 2018: On Monday 25 September, Year 8 pupil Sheau-En Lin took part in the International Novice Basic Competition in Ice Skating.   She was...

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Reading lists - new lists added

Reading lists - new lists added

05 Oct 2018: The Senior School Librarian has collated a collection of reading lists suitable for all girls in school, with new ones just added. There...

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EHS Ramble - this Saturday

EHS Ramble - this Saturday

05 Oct 2018: The BBC’s Children in Need appeal is a cause we annually raise money for across the school. This year in conjunction with the usual events,...

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Can you help at Careers Fair?

Can you help at Careers Fair?

05 Oct 2018: We would be grateful to hear from any parents who feel they could help out our Careers Fair on Wednesday 28 November 2018. In particular,...

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Links

Links

05 Oct 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Save the date: 'Carols and Canapés'

Save the date: 'Carols and Canapés'

01 Oct 2018: As the nights draw in and the mornings turn frosty, the Old Girls’ Association is looking forward once again to our annual choral event,...

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Henrietta returns to share advice

Henrietta returns to share advice

01 Oct 2018: Throughout this year, much of the Association’s activity will focus on encouraging more Old Girls back into school for the benefit of current...

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Laurel Leaves Winter Edition 2018

Laurel Leaves Winter Edition 2018

01 Oct 2018: The very first digital version of Laurel Leaves, published in June this year, was very successful and we were delighted to have received...

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Join us on Facebook

Join us on Facebook

01 Oct 2018: The Old Girls’ Association would like to keep in touch with you via social media. Our Facebook following is growing by the day and we would...

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Calendar of events 2018-19

Calendar of events 2018-19

01 Oct 2018: If you have yet to return to school since leaving EHS or if you simply wish to catch up with fellow Old Girls to reminisce about your school...

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Prep News

Prep News

: News from Prep It is hard to believe that we have completed our second full week of the new academic year.  Girls are settled back into...

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