Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

September Sporting Star

September Sporting Star

29 Sep 2017: This month’s sporting star award goes to Year 10 pupil Amy Campbell for her outstanding achievements in the recent British Gymnastics Tumbling...

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STEM in action for Year 5

STEM in action for Year 5

29 Sep 2017: Year 5 pupils visited the Land Rover factory in Solihull for their first trip of the year. The girls started the day looking around the...

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Geographers head to Carding Mill Valley

Geographers head to Carding Mill Valley

29 Sep 2017: GCSE Geographers in Year 11 visited Carding Mill Valley on Wednesday in order to undertake a river study; this field trip will then be...

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Prep News

Prep News

29 Sep 2017: Our week began with the first House Assembly of the year. The new House Captains have worked hard to prepare their House boards and were...

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Poetry trail for Year 7

Poetry trail for Year 7

29 Sep 2017: In celebration of National Poetry Day, Year 7 were invited to take part in a lunchtime poetry trail starting in the library. Poems such...

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Senior School Sports Report

Senior School Sports Report

29 Sep 2017: Although we have only been back in school for a few weeks, the EHS PE department have been very busy with an action-packed start to term...

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Rehearsals for Phantom in full swing!

Rehearsals for Phantom in full swing!

29 Sep 2017: With just one month to go until the Halloween opening night of the school production of ‘Phantom of the Opera’, staff and pupils alike...

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Study trip to Salamanca

Study trip to Salamanca

29 Sep 2017: The Spanish department are organising a study trip to the university city of Salamanca, in central western Spain. This is an excellent...

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Modern Languages Year 11 - GCSE Support sessions

Modern Languages Year 11 - GCSE Support sessions

29 Sep 2017: As we approach the new GCSE examinations, we are pleased to be able to offer drop-in support sessions to girls in Year 11 on Thursdays...

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EHSPA presents: The legendary Quiz Night

EHSPA presents: The legendary Quiz Night

29 Sep 2017: Join the EHSPA for an informal evening of fun on Friday 6 October as the legendary Quiz Night returns. Tickets are just £10 each, to...

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29 Sep 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Future accountants attend KPMG Young Professionals Day

Future accountants attend KPMG Young Professionals Day

22 Sep 2017: Two Year 13 students have been selected to take part in a Young Professionals Day hosted by accountancy firm KPMG. The girls share their...

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Prep News

Prep News

22 Sep 2017: This has been a busy week with final trials having taken place for our Gym and Netball Squads and our first curriculum enhancement trips...

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EHS supports Jeans for Genes

EHS supports Jeans for Genes

22 Sep 2017: This week the Design & Technology Textiles room has been a hub of excitement and activity! Charity reps in Years 8 - 11 have been busily...

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Year 3 Roman Legions!

Year 3 Roman Legions!

22 Sep 2017: As part of their History topic on Early Invaders Year 3 girls visited the Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton this week. The Lunt is an early...

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Using our senses

Using our senses

22 Sep 2017: In Science this term Year 2 girls are learning about their five senses. They have started by investigating what it is like to be visually...

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Senior School Extracurricular Timetable - Autumn Term

Senior School Extracurricular Timetable - Autumn Term

22 Sep 2017: The wide range of activities offered at EHS means there is something for everyone and ensures girls can be busy at lunchtimes and after...

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Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

Academic and Pastoral Clinics held next week

22 Sep 2017: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place in school on Monday 25 September 2017 between the hours of 1.30 - 3.00pm and all...

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Parents Information Evening: Medical Compliance

Parents Information Evening: Medical Compliance

22 Sep 2017: On Monday 25 September we are holding a Parents Information Evening on Medical Compliance.This session is aimed at parents of pupils who...

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Robson Duo perform at EHS

Robson Duo perform at EHS

22 Sep 2017: EHS is pleased to announce a recital performed by the Robson Piano Duo of Mr K Robson, the school's Director of Music, and Mr J Robson....

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Save the date - Allotment working party

Save the date - Allotment working party

22 Sep 2017: Please save the date for our Allotment Working Party on Sunday 15 October 2017 from 10am - 1.00pm. This group is open to all Prep and...

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22 Sep 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus  

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Summer sporting star

Summer sporting star

15 Sep 2017: During the summer holidays, Year 12 student Emily Irving competed in the British Gymnastics National Championships for tumbling. The event...

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Prep News

Prep News

15 Sep 2017: Unlike areas of America which have been battered by the tropical storms, this first full week back at EHS has seen girls settling calmly...

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Netballers compete at Wrekin College

Netballers compete at Wrekin College

15 Sep 2017: On Saturday 9 September, the U14 Netball team were invited to a pre-season Netball tournament at Wrekin College, Shropshire. After a long...

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The EHS Laurel Awards

The EHS Laurel Awards

15 Sep 2017: Year 7 have had an outstanding first week at Edgbaston High School. They have settled quickly into the EHS way of life, demonstrating true...

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Calling Year 7: Phantom of the Opera

Calling Year 7: Phantom of the Opera

15 Sep 2017: New Year 7 students have been given the exciting opportunity to sing in the Edgbaston High School production of the Phantom of the Opera....

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Badminton success for Asmita

Badminton success for Asmita

15 Sep 2017: On the weekend of 9 September, Year 11 pupil Asmita Chaudhari took part in the U19 Wimbledon Badminton Tournament. Once again, this...

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The Kehinde Family

The Kehinde Family

15 Sep 2017: The Edgbaston High School community was shocked and saddened to receive news of the loss of two of our pupils, Mojo and Grace Kehinde,...

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Parent Information Evening: Curriculum and examination changes

Parent Information Evening: Curriculum and examination changes

15 Sep 2017: Thank you to the parents who attended our event 'Parents Information on Curriculum and Examination changes' on Wednesday evening. The PowerPoint...

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Whole School Open Day: Saturday 23 September

Whole School Open Day: Saturday 23 September

15 Sep 2017: EHS will hold its Whole School Open Evening on Saturday 23 September 2017. On this day all departments of the School - Westbourne, Preparatory,...

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15 Sep 2017: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Welcome back

Welcome back

08 Sep 2017: Term has started and we have offered a warm EHS welcome to all girls and staff. We welcome new girls throughout the school and the following...

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Prep News

Prep News

08 Sep 2017: Girls were keen to return to school this week to meet up with friends and to look forward to the term ahead full of new routines and challenges....

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Geographers visit incredible Iceland

Geographers visit incredible Iceland

08 Sep 2017: On 6 July, 24 GCSE Geography students, accompanied by the Geography department teachers, set off from Birmingham Airport for Reykjavik,...

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Talented Kate has summer to remember

Talented Kate has summer to remember

08 Sep 2017: It has been a summer to remember for Year 12 student Kate Buxton who took part in not one, but three national level events during July...

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More dance success!

More dance success!

08 Sep 2017: At the end of the summer term, Year 11 student Harine Nemal heard that she had been successful following her audition for the ‘Yuva Gati’...

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Parents Information Evening: curriculum and examination changes

Parents Information Evening: curriculum and examination changes

08 Sep 2017: As you will no doubt be aware there have been reforms to the examinations at both GCSE and A-Level in content, structure and grading. These...

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EALTS family fun day

EALTS family fun day

08 Sep 2017: Edgbaston Archery & Lawn Tennis Society (EALTS) will launch a year of fundraising to help improve the club facilities, starting with an...

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BSO to give charity concert

BSO to give charity concert

08 Sep 2017: The Bournville String Orchestra will hold a concert in aid of charity on Saturday 9 September 2017. Directed by Lucy Akehurst, this musical...

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08 Sep 2017: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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