Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

Gracie is Step into the NHS competition winner

Gracie is Step into the NHS competition winner

24 May 2019: Every year, our Year 9 pupils enter the national Step into the NHS competition.  They are challenged to research a wide variety of NHS...

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Prep News

Prep News

24 May 2019: On Thursday of last week, we enjoyed our last Teatime Concert of the year and were entertained by our senior musicians in Years 5 and 6...

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Skills Day for pupils in Year 9

Skills Day for pupils in Year 9

24 May 2019: On Thursday 16 May, Ms López organised the annual Skills Day, an occasion when Year 9 pupils enjoy a day of outdoor learning at the playing...

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Animal antics in Westbourne

Animal antics in Westbourne

24 May 2019: In our latest step beyond the curriculum the girls in Westbourne had a visit from the 'animal lady'.     Kristan, from Lion Learners,...

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New House Representatives announced

New House Representatives announced

24 May 2019: Now that Year 13 have gone on study leave, it is time for our new teams of House Leaders from Year 12 to take over.  At the end of last...

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Sheau-En's ice skating success

Sheau-En's ice skating success

24 May 2019: At the beginning of May, we were delighted to hear that Year 8 pupil Sheau-En has been invited to attend an international figure skating...

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News from Nursery

News from Nursery

24 May 2019: This week, girls in Nursery have been enjoying the spring weather and have been thinking about baby animals. They spent some time identifying...

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Charity drive for 'Rags 2 Riches'

Charity drive for 'Rags 2 Riches'

24 May 2019: Rags 2 Riches for Schools is a charity that collects unwanted adult and children’s clothing, accessories, shoes and bed linen. They then...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

24 May 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

24 May 2019: Diary Dates Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu

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Farewell, Year 13

Farewell, Year 13

17 May 2019: Last week saw several events take place to celebrate Year 13’s final week in school and to wish them good luck in their forthcoming A Level...

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Prep News

Prep News

17 May 2019: Girls in the Prep Department always enjoy performing and last week ended with several opportunities for the girls to demonstrate this....

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To Ancient Egypt and back

To Ancient Egypt and back

17 May 2019: On Wednesday, Year 6 experienced life in Ancient Egypt, a fantastic event that transported them back in time. The school hall was transformed...

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Macbeth Magic

Macbeth Magic

17 May 2019: Year 6 took part in an English Masterclass with Ms Jones-Owen, who is Head of Year 7 and an English teacher in Senior School, as part of...

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News from Nursery

News from Nursery

17 May 2019: The girls in Nursery always enjoy being busy and no two weeks are the same. The range of activities planned for them extends their experiences...

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Down at the allotment

Down at the allotment

17 May 2019: On Tuesday evening this week, we had a very successful evening with lots of lovely warm sunshine.  The Year 5 girls started by doing...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

17 May 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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EHSPA General Meeting

EHSPA General Meeting

17 May 2019: Edgbaston High School Parents' Association (EHSPA) will be holding a Special General Meeting on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 7.30pm to propose...

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Links

17 May 2019: Diary Dates Prep Lunch Menu Senior Lunch Menu

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Musical excellence at Spring Ensembles Concert

Musical excellence at Spring Ensembles Concert

10 May 2019: On Wednesday 1 May, the school’s Musical Ensembles from Year 3 to Year 13 came together to perform in the annual Spring Ensembles Concert.  Each...

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Prep News

Prep News

10 May 2019: Girls in Year 6 have continued to enjoy their Enrichment activities which last week included finding out about dog agility. Mrs Aston,...

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International netballer delivers coaching to Year 7

International netballer delivers coaching to Year 7

10 May 2019: Although summer sports are well under way at EHS, last week Samantha May, Wasps Netballer and Australian international, came to deliver...

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Poet Laureate comes to EHS

Poet Laureate comes to EHS

10 May 2019: The school was delighted to welcome Richard O’Brien, Birmingham's Poet Laureate, into school on Friday 3 May to announce the winners of...

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Librarian's Top Picks

Librarian's Top Picks

10 May 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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Senior School Extracurricular Timetable

Senior School Extracurricular Timetable

10 May 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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Half Term Cycling Coaching Camp

Half Term Cycling Coaching Camp

10 May 2019: Parents of children aged 5 -11 years may be interested in a Cycle Coaching Camp.  The camp is held in association with British Cycling...

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Links

10 May 2019: Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu Diary Dates w/c 13 May

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Canadian Ski Trip a success

Canadian Ski Trip a success

03 May 2019: Just before the Easter holidays, 32 skiers and staff departed for a week’s skiing in Jasper, Canada. In the days leading up to our trip...

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Prep News

Prep News

03 May 2019: Having enjoyed the beautiful weather during the holiday everyone has returned to school refreshed and ready for the busy term ahead.   We...

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Fashion event showcases Design Technology

Fashion event showcases Design Technology

03 May 2019: On Thursday 25 April, the Hexagon was once again transformed into a sophisticated and elegant exhibition space, celebrating and showcasing...

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Spanish students explore Salamanca

Spanish students explore Salamanca

03 May 2019: In the very early hours of Monday 1 April 2019, 16 girls studying GCSE Spanish, accompanied by myself and Miss López, left from EHS to...

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Geographers visit Carding Mill Valley

Geographers visit Carding Mill Valley

03 May 2019: On Tuesday 1 May, Year 8 travelled to Carding Mill Valley in Shropshire with the Geography department to carry out river studies.  The...

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Awards ceremony celebrates achievement

Awards ceremony celebrates achievement

03 May 2019: Before the Easter holidays the Senior School held its termly KS3 Awards Assembly which is held to celebrate the achievements of pupils,...

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Mrs Hewison completes London Marathon

Mrs Hewison completes London Marathon

03 May 2019: Congratulations to P.E. Teacher Mrs Hewison who successfully completed the London Marathon on Sunday. The gruelling run covered 26.2 miles...

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The Victorian Experience for Year 5

The Victorian Experience for Year 5

03 May 2019: When girls in Year 5 set off for the Black Country Museum the sun was shining and expectations were high for investigating and consolidating...

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Easter fun at Holiday Club

Easter fun at Holiday Club

03 May 2019: The girls have had a very exciting time at Holiday Club this Easter. A day out to the Botanical Gardens for a picnic with our teddy...

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Links

Links

03 May 2019: Diary Dates Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Lunch Menu

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Enriching experiences in A Level English Literature

Enriching experiences in A Level English Literature

03 May 2019: At the beginning of the Spring Term, Mrs Park and Miss Harrison organized a Gothic book club session for students of both Year 12 and 13...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

03 May 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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Senior School Easter Sports Report

Senior School Easter Sports Report

03 May 2019: Welcome to our Easter term sports report. Netball 2019 marks the end of another successful netball season for EHS. Teams from Year...

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