Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Gymnasts shine at national finals

Gymnasts shine at national finals

29 Mar 2019: Edgbaston High School continues to shine in Gymnastics.  We were delighted to learn that the U16 and U19 teams had made it through to...

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German language play for Year 9

German language play for Year 9

29 Mar 2019: During periods 1 and 2 on Friday 22 March, girls in Years 8, 9 and 10 who study German enjoyed a performance by Onatti Theatre Company...

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The countdown is on for Mrs Hewison

The countdown is on for Mrs Hewison

29 Mar 2019: The countdown is on for Senior School P.E. Teacher Mrs Hewison!  The past six months has seen Mrs Hewison dedicate herself to a gruelling...

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EHSPA party for Prep

EHSPA party for Prep

29 Mar 2019: Prep Party arrived on Friday 22 March at last after much anticipation from the girls. This is an important and exciting event in the annual...

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First prize for Year 6 scientists

First prize for Year 6 scientists

29 Mar 2019: In the Prep School Celebration assembly this week we presented certificates to our group of Year 6 Scientists who recently won a national...

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Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

29 Mar 2019: The school was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya. Edgbaston High has enjoyed a long association...

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29 Mar 2019: Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu Diary Dates

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Unveiling marks official opening of the Pavilion

Unveiling marks official opening of the Pavilion

29 Mar 2019: Last summer, Edgbaston High School embarked on a project to refurbish the sports pavilion down at the playing fields. Taking three months...

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Announcing the new Leadership Team

Announcing the new Leadership Team

29 Mar 2019: Following the announcement of the Head Girl elect in last week’s edition of Friday Headlines, we are delighted to announce the new Deputy...

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Prep News

Prep News

29 Mar 2019: We always enjoy marking special days in the Prep School and on Thursday of last week we celebrated World Poetry Day. We began the day with...

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Will's Word Warriors come to EHS

Will's Word Warriors come to EHS

29 Mar 2019: For the second year running we were delighted to welcome the Bournville BookFest to EHS for a very special schools event. This year...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

29 Mar 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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Pupil climbs to success

Pupil climbs to success

29 Mar 2019: Year 6 pupil Star has climbed her way into the UK Youth Climbing Series 2019 Grand Finals in Sheffield at the end of April.  She will...

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Artistry showcased at pop up exhibition

Artistry showcased at pop up exhibition

29 Mar 2019: On Wednesday 20 March, the Year 12 fine art group put on an exhibition of their work in the art studio.  A pop up exhibition was set...

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Announcing our new Head Girl

Announcing our new Head Girl

22 Mar 2019: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce Anya as Head Girl elect for the academic year 2019-20. Anya joined the school as a pupil...

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Senior School crowns Musician of the Year

Senior School crowns Musician of the Year

22 Mar 2019: Following the Prep competition two weeks before, on Thursday 14 March Senior School students from all key stages took part in the Musician...

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Prep News

Prep News

22 Mar 2019: On Friday of last week, a team of Year 6 swimmers took part in the ESSA relay qualifiers. We are delighted to announce that they have qualified...

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WWI brought to life

WWI brought to life

22 Mar 2019: On Monday 11 March, Year 9 enjoyed a very informative and emotional afternoon where we participated in a talk a based on World War One....

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A showcase of talent and skill

A showcase of talent and skill

22 Mar 2019: Earlier this week, Edgbaston High School was delighted to host its first Dance Platform event, with six additional schools from around...

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Spring has sprung in Nursery

Spring has sprung in Nursery

22 Mar 2019: This week in Nursery the theme has been Spring.   The girls have used magnifying lenses to look carefully at and talk about daffodils....

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Biathlon championships for Jemima

Biathlon championships for Jemima

22 Mar 2019: Year 8 pupil Jemima took part in the British Schools Biathlon Championships at Crystal Palace on Saturday 16 March.  The swim was first,...

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Red Nose Day brings Comic Relief

Red Nose Day brings Comic Relief

22 Mar 2019: Friday 16 March was a busy day for the whole school. Not only was it the day of the official whole school photograph, it was also Comic...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

22 Mar 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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22 Mar 2019: Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu Diary Dates

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Prep School's celebration of literature

Prep School's celebration of literature

15 Mar 2019: Along with many other schools across the UK, the Prep School took part in celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 7 March. The day began...

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15 Mar 2019: Diary Dates Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu

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Prep News

Prep News

15 Mar 2019: We were pleased to see the Year 6 Netball Squad back on Monday from their tour to Portsmouth and to hear their news. They clearly had a...

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Senior School marks World Book Day

Senior School marks World Book Day

15 Mar 2019: Each year pupils and staff at EHS throw themselves into a whole hearted celebration of World Book Day and this year did not disappoint. Our...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

15 Mar 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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ISI Inspection Report 2019

ISI Inspection Report 2019

15 Mar 2019: As part of the Independent Schools Inspectorate’s (ISI) ongoing programme of assessment, the school underwent a compliance inspection in...

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Author visit a hit

Author visit a hit

15 Mar 2019: On Wednesday 13 March, a group of Year 9 girls, escorted by Ms Jones-Owen and Ms O'Hare went to King Edward VI Camp Hill Boys School to...

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D&T department announces annual showcase

D&T department announces annual showcase

15 Mar 2019: Tickets are now available for our annual Design & Technology Textiles Exhibition. It is a wonderful event with entertainment provided by...

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Classicists attend BMCA conference

Classicists attend BMCA conference

15 Mar 2019: Last Saturday, A Level students studying Latin and Classical Civilisation travelled to Birmingham University to attend a Classics Conference...

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Rainforest Roadshow magic

Rainforest Roadshow magic

15 Mar 2019: On Wednesday 6 March, Year 4 girls enjoyed a visit from Dave Shaw with his exciting and informative Rainforest Roadshow.  Mr Shaw thrilled...

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Join us at the Dance Platform event

Join us at the Dance Platform event

15 Mar 2019: The school would like to invite you to join us for our first Dance Platform event on Monday 18 March at 4.30pm in the Octagon.  We are...

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Edgbaston High School announces new Headmistress

Edgbaston High School announces new Headmistress

08 Mar 2019: Following news of Dr Weeks’ decision to retire at the end of the academic year after 13 years of inspirational leadership of the School,...

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Prep Musician of the Year

Prep Musician of the Year

08 Mar 2019: After several weeks of preliminary rounds held by the Music Staff and difficult decisions made, the finalists were selected.  The final...

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Success for EHS swimmers

Success for EHS swimmers

08 Mar 2019: On Monday 4 March, our U11 and U13 swimmers travelled to Worcester for an invitational gala organised by Bromsgrove School. Our school...

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08 Mar 2019: Diary Dates Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu

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Prep News

Prep News

08 Mar 2019: We ended last week with two opportunities for the girls to perform. On Thursday, we held our Prep Young Musician 2019 event for the finalists...

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Cross country runners show determination

Cross country runners show determination

08 Mar 2019: On Saturday 2 March, two teams of girls from the Preparatory School took part in a Cross Country Competition at Hallfield School.   Our...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

08 Mar 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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Charity Reps attend WE Day event

Charity Reps attend WE Day event

08 Mar 2019: The WE Movement is an international organisation that gives young people all over the world the power to make a difference through charitable...

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BBC 'Fierce Women' Day for Year 13

BBC 'Fierce Women' Day for Year 13

08 Mar 2019: Last week, Year 13 Media Studies students attended the BBC Fierce Women in Media day. The event was held at The Glee Club in central Birmingham...

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Lecture spans 500 years of Ancient Greek history

Lecture spans 500 years of Ancient Greek history

08 Mar 2019: On Thursday 28 February, EHS girls had the opportunity to attend a talk on the topic ‘the Legacy of Ancient Greece’ by William Lawrence,...

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Shrove Tuesday fun

Shrove Tuesday fun

08 Mar 2019: In the beautiful spring sunshine, the girls in both Prep and Westbourne held some competitive pancake races on Shrove Tuesday. Girls...

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Sixth Former on BBC WM this weekend

Sixth Former on BBC WM this weekend

08 Mar 2019: Year 12 student Maya will be the subject of a live interview on BBC West Midlands Radio this weekend.  The interview, held to mark the...

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Code breaking masterclass at Bletchley Park

Code breaking masterclass at Bletchley Park

01 Mar 2019: On Thursday 7 February, approximately thirty Year 12 and 13 mathematicians travelled to Bletchley Park. It was an early start for us as...

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Prep News

Prep News

01 Mar 2019: We finished last half term with an entertaining assembly presented by girls in 5D. They shared a number of their own fables, written in...

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Singers perform as 'Birmingham Voices'

Singers perform as 'Birmingham Voices'

01 Mar 2019: During half term, staff and students from EHS once again took the stage with popular Tenor Russell Watson for two sell out concerts in Birmingham...

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Botanical Gardens fundraising book fair

Botanical Gardens fundraising book fair

01 Mar 2019: We would like to inform parents that the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will hold a fundraising book fair on Sunday 10 March from 11.00am...

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01 Mar 2019: Diary Dates Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu

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French language play 'La salle des énigmes'

French language play 'La salle des énigmes'

01 Mar 2019: On Tuesday 12 February, The Onatti Theatre Company from Gloucestershire came into school to perform a play in French called ‘La salle des...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

01 Mar 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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