Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Red Nose Day Fun

Red Nose Day Fun

25 Mar 2022: The girls in Prep showed their support for the national fundraising event when they joined in with Red Nose Day last Friday. They were...

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Geographers in the Field

Geographers in the Field

25 Mar 2022: On Monday, the Geography department took Year 10 students to investigate social inequality in the Birmingham area as part of their GCSE...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

25 Mar 2022: In the Discovery Den this week the topic for the girls to study has been pandas. This has fitted well with Mrs Hartley’s Half Hour work...

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Sun Shines on DofE Students

Sun Shines on DofE Students

25 Mar 2022: Last Sunday saw seven staff and almost 60 EHS girls set off into the early morning for a day on the beautiful Malvern Hills. The day was...

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Inspiring Careers, Shaping Futures

Inspiring Careers, Shaping Futures

25 Mar 2022: It was all eyes on the future this week as students in Years 10, 11 and Year 12 attended a special EHS Careers Day. The Futures Event is...

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Success for Cross Country Girls

Success for Cross Country Girls

25 Mar 2022: Following the news that our swimmers had qualified for the ESSA finals in Sheffield in June our cross country runners headed for Hallfield...

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Prep News - 25 March 2022

Prep News - 25 March 2022

25 Mar 2022: We had a very colourful end to last week when girls and staff came to school dressed in red in support of Red Nose Day. The afternoon also...

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Future Lawyers Compete in Mock Trial

Future Lawyers Compete in Mock Trial

25 Mar 2022: On Thursday 17 March, the EHS Mock Trials team participated in the annual Independent Schools Mock Trial Event.  The Independent Schools...

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Linguists Get Creative for The Challenge of China

Linguists Get Creative for The Challenge of China

25 Mar 2022: This week a keen group of Mandarin students took part in the Business Language Champions event 'The Challenge of China'.  The girls were...

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Prep Musician of the Year

Prep Musician of the Year

18 Mar 2022: After several weeks of preliminary rounds held by the Music Staff and difficult decisions made, the finalists for our Prep Musician of...

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Netballers on Tour

Netballers on Tour

18 Mar 2022: On Friday 11 March, 37 intrepid netballers from Year 5 and 6 set off, bound for Condover Hall with Mrs Aston, Miss Brown, Mrs Batchelor...

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Valuable Field Experience for Geographers

Valuable Field Experience for Geographers

18 Mar 2022: Last week, the Year 12 Geographers were in Swanage conducting fieldwork for their NEA field skills. The girls were expertly led by fieldwork...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

18 Mar 2022: In the Discovery Den, in celebration of National Learn About Butterflies Day on 14 March the girls in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception...

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Prep News

Prep News

18 Mar 2022: We have been able to celebrate a great many achievements throughout the week in addition to meeting parents of our Key Stage 2 girls in...

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Marking World Book Day

Marking World Book Day

18 Mar 2022: They may have celebrated World Book Day a week after the official date of 4 March but, as always, the Senior School did it in style. Pupils...

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Senior Musician of the Year

Senior Musician of the Year

18 Mar 2022: This week the school staged the Senior Musician of the Year competition. A biennial event, the competition is an opportunity for our talented...

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Mathematicians Mark Pi Day

Mathematicians Mark Pi Day

18 Mar 2022: Senior School mathematicians joined thousands of others in celebrating World Pi Day on Monday. An event that is marked by mathematicians...

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Swimmers Make ESSA Primary School Finals!

Swimmers Make ESSA Primary School Finals!

18 Mar 2022: A team of Year 5 and 6 girls travelled to Warwick to compete in the ESSA Primary School Relay heats. There are a number of categories so...

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Message from the Co-Chairs

Message from the Co-Chairs

17 Mar 2022: Dear Old Girls It seems a while since we have been in contact but it finally feels as though things are looking more optimistic in terms...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

17 Mar 2022: Please save the dates in your diary and keep an eye on our website and our next Old Girls Reunited newsletter for further details. We look...

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Which 3 words

Which 3 words

17 Mar 2022: Mrs Crimp, Deputy Head Academic, is undertaking a Masters degree. As part of her work she is conducting some research into perceptions...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

11 Mar 2022: In addition to the beyond the curriculum activities this week the girls in Westbourne have been busy in their classrooms too. Many of...

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Specialist Study Day for English Students

Specialist Study Day for English Students

11 Mar 2022: Year 13 students studying A Level English Language and Literature participated in a special Study Day on Wednesday this week. The course,...

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IWD: Our Female Inspiration

IWD: Our Female Inspiration

11 Mar 2022: In Senior School this week, International Women’s Day (IWD) was marked with a special assembly. The focus was inspirational women, delivered...

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Beyond the Curriculum in Westbourne

Beyond the Curriculum in Westbourne

11 Mar 2022: This week in the Discovery Den girls from Nursery to Reception have been learning about the differences and similarities between African...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 Mar 2022: In the Prep School this week, along with girls across the school we have marked International Women’s Day.  We have celebrated the achievements...

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The Magic of Books

The Magic of Books

11 Mar 2022: The topic of books has continued to create excitement initiated by our celebration of World Book Day last Thursday. The ‘Book in a Box’...

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Aspiring Journalist Attends Women's Cricket Symposium

Aspiring Journalist Attends Women's Cricket Symposium

11 Mar 2022: Sixth Former Polly had the opportunity to attend a Symposium on Women’s Cricket at Lords Cricket Ground in London, held to celebrate the...

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Wellbeing Boost for Year 10

Wellbeing Boost for Year 10

11 Mar 2022: Following assessment week, we wanted to treat Year 10 for their hard work and resilience. We planned a day on the theme of positive mental...

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Record Amount Raised at RAG Week

Record Amount Raised at RAG Week

11 Mar 2022: We would like to thank everybody for their fantastic support during EHS RAG Week; it has been so much fun for all pupils to join forces...

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Inspiration Ahead of International Women's Day

Inspiration Ahead of International Women's Day

04 Mar 2022: Senior School pupils from St David’s house led from the front with an assembly on female leadership, and what it means to be a true leader.  Anna...

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Prep News

Prep News

04 Mar 2022: As we welcomed everyone back to school after the break we began with a Celebration Assembly, the first of two for the week.  We awarded...

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Donations for Ukraine

Donations for Ukraine

04 Mar 2022: As a school community we are shocked and saddened by what is happening in Ukraine, and would like to help.  We are setting up collection...

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Jemima Takes Success in Her Stride

Jemima Takes Success in Her Stride

04 Mar 2022: Congratulations to Jemima who recently took part in the invitation-only British Modern Biathlon championships, finishing in an amazing...

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Creativity on World Book Day

Creativity on World Book Day

04 Mar 2022: The excitement of World Book Day has been building since the first day of the new Half Term as girls returned to school with their entries...

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Pancake Race Fun

Pancake Race Fun

04 Mar 2022: Pancake Day offers us the opportunity to hold an event which includes all girls from Years 1 – 6 in the same Inter House event. Having...

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Inside our Discovery Den

Inside our Discovery Den

04 Mar 2022: In Westbourne's Discovery Den this week the girls went to 'Hippo Land'!   They learnt what hippopotamuses eat, where they are found...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

04 Mar 2022: The girls have enjoyed the two special days this week which have given the opportunity to extend their learning beyond the curriculum....

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Model UN: Real World Issues

Model UN: Real World Issues

04 Mar 2022: With the co-curricular timetable in full swing, students in Senior School have been making a beeline for Model UN, one of the more recent...

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Lifeguarding Course Open to Pupils

Lifeguarding Course Open to Pupils

04 Mar 2022: The school will be running a Lifeguarding Course from 4 - 8 April, open to pupils aged 16 years and over. This course is accredited by...

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