Senior School

Welcome to the Senior School

The Senior School aims to provide a learning environment which allows individual girls to reach their personal best in a wide range of ways: in maximising their academic achievement, in developing their personal qualities, in providing opportunities for them to grow as responsible members of a community and in encouraging their creative and flexible thinking.

  • We are proud of our history and traditions, but also responsive to change and forward-thinking.
  • We provide a broad, balanced and flexible curriculum which is regularly reviewed.
  • We have high expectations and support each girl to meet them by monitoring her individual progress with the best possible pastoral care.
  • We encourage girls to develop confidence - in themselves as individuals as well as in their abilities.
  • We work in an atmosphere where girls can be happy and relaxed, but at the same time concerned for others and self-disciplined.
  • We seek to develop qualities and skills that will prepare girls for a changing future: a capacity for life-long and independent learning, skills in accessing information, flexibility in outlook, creative capability, independence of mind and the ability to communicate well.
  • We enrich and extend the curriculum by providing opportunities for a wide range of activities both within the classroom and outside that cater for all interests and abilities.

Dr Ruth A Weeks
BSc Hons PhD

Senior School Headlines

Spelling Bee creates a buzz

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 Bee. The dynamic...

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Classicists contemplate Ancient Athens

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

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A rosy glow on Pink Day

The month of October is dedicated to raise money and awareness about Breast Cancer. On 16 October, Rachel Learmonth, an old girl of EHS, visited the school...

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