Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Prep News

Prep News

25 Jan 2019: This week began with a welcome to visitors from Birmingham City Mission. Using the parable of the lost sheep from the Bible, the girls...

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Talented textilers produce perfect pyjamas

Talented textilers produce perfect pyjamas

25 Jan 2019: Year 7 D&T Textiles students were given a design brief in September to design and make a pair of pyjamas suitable for 12-14 year olds....

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Good luck, Mock Trial team!

Good luck, Mock Trial team!

25 Jan 2019: This Saturday, a group of 14 girls in Years 11 and 12 will be taking part in the Independent Schools Mock Trial Competition at Birmingham...

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Teams selected for The Great Big Dance Off

Teams selected for The Great Big Dance Off

25 Jan 2019: For the past few weeks, a number of pupils from Year 7 - 13 have been working tirelessly every Monday evening or Thursday lunch time in...

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Musicians shine at Tea Time concert

Musicians shine at Tea Time concert

25 Jan 2019: Senior School students presented a varied programme of solo and duet repertoire in an informal concert on 17 January. These concerts are...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

25 Jan 2019: 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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Learning life skills

Learning life skills

25 Jan 2019: During their Wednesday afternoon Enrichment sessions over the last fortnight, Year 12 Sixth Form students have started to develop excellent...

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Biathlon success for Jemima

Biathlon success for Jemima

25 Jan 2019: Year 8 pupil Jemima competed in the British Biathlon Championships in Leeds at the end of November.  Jemima had been training hard for...

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Financiers, writers and environmentalists in Year 2

Financiers, writers and environmentalists in Year 2

25 Jan 2019: Year 2 have been developing skills which might well lead them to a wide range of different careers in the future. The Year 2 Eco Reps...

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Links

Links

25 Jan 2019: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Museum trip for Year 9 Geographers

Museum trip for Year 9 Geographers

25 Jan 2019: On Wednesday 6 February, the Geography department are taking girls in Year 9 to the Natural History Museum in London. The purpose of the...

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Kindergarten problem solvers help The Gingerbread Man

Kindergarten problem solvers help The Gingerbread Man

25 Jan 2019: As part of our 'Once Upon a Time' topic, K1 have been looking at the story of 'The Gingerbread Man'.  We discussed why the gingerbread...

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Westbourne girls enjoy Sam Langley-Swain author visit

Westbourne girls enjoy Sam Langley-Swain author visit

25 Jan 2019: On Wednesday, girls and staff in Westbourne enjoyed a visit from Sam Langley-Swain, the author of the book ‘Elephants in the Custard’....

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Actors take on classic thriller 'The 39 Steps'

Actors take on classic thriller 'The 39 Steps'

18 Jan 2019: This year’s production of ‘The 39 Steps’ was an exciting step away from the dark themes of recent productions ‘Lord of the Flies’ and ‘Phantom...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

18 Jan 2019: 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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Links

Links

18 Jan 2019: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Prep News

Prep News

18 Jan 2019: During the last week there has been a focus for several year groups on creative arts and subjects.   On Thursday 10 January, the Year...

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Understanding portraiture

Understanding portraiture

18 Jan 2019: Girls in Year 5 are preparing to look at facial features and to develop their sketching ability in Art lessons during the next half term....

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Academic Lecture: Political ideologies of Ancient Rome

Academic Lecture: Political ideologies of Ancient Rome

18 Jan 2019: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that we shall be joined by Dr Andrew Sillett for the next instalment of our Academic Lecture...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 Jan 2019: We welcomed everyone back to school, including the new girls who have joined us this term, with many happy new year wishes. The girls...

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Senior School Extracurricular Timetable

Senior School Extracurricular Timetable

11 Jan 2019: 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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Sixth Formers end Autumn Term in style

Sixth Formers end Autumn Term in style

11 Jan 2019: At the end of last term girls in Sixth Form enjoyed their Christmas Ball. The 12 girls sitting on the Sixth Form Events Management Team...

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Next week's Head's Tea and Coffee - Cancelled

Next week's Head's Tea and Coffee - Cancelled

11 Jan 2019: We regret to inform you that the Friday's Heads Tea and Coffee afternoon event scheduled for Friday 18 January has been cancelled. The...

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Junior genetic engineers

Junior genetic engineers

11 Jan 2019: Genetics is not something usually offered in Year 6 extracurricular activities at Edgbaston High School for Girls, but for the Genetic...

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Links

Links

11 Jan 2019: Diary Dates Menus

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

11 Jan 2019: 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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A lesson in festive wreath-making

A lesson in festive wreath-making

11 Jan 2019: At the end of the Autumn Term, 25 members of staff took to the school hall for their annual wreath-making class. Christmas songs, mulled...

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