Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from Dr Ruth Weeks, Headmistress

National swimming success!

National swimming success!

30 Nov 2018: On Saturday 17 November, a team of four swimmers travelled down to the London Aquatics Centre, the home of London 2012 Olympic swimming,...

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Prep News

Prep News

30 Nov 2018: On Friday of last week we had two completely different events to enjoy. At lunchtime Mrs Eveleigh and Mr Flynn helped each girl in Prep...

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Psychology in action

Psychology in action

30 Nov 2018: On Tuesday 27 November, the Year 13 psychologists enjoyed a day at Warwick University, taking their understanding of Psychology beyond...

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The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

30 Nov 2018: The annual visit of Mobile Planetarium is always highly anticipated in our school by staff and children alike. In the past two years we...

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Links

Links

30 Nov 2018: Diary Dates Menus

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Maths inspiration

Maths inspiration

30 Nov 2018: Last Thursday, 40 A Level Mathematics students attended the Maths Inspiration day, a national programme of interactive Maths lectures to...

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Scientists enjoy museum visit

Scientists enjoy museum visit

30 Nov 2018: On Tuesday 20 November, 42 A-level Science students caught an early train to London and after a rush-hour tube ride arrived at the Science...

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Vaulting to success

Vaulting to success

30 Nov 2018: On Wednesday 23 November eight Year 6 girls and three Year 7 girls entered the Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition.  This...

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Mathematicians take the challenge further

Mathematicians take the challenge further

30 Nov 2018: On Wednesday 21 November, Further Mathematicians from Year 12 and 13, accompanied by Mr Rees, travelled to participate in the UKMT Senior...

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EHS supports Christmas toy appeal

EHS supports Christmas toy appeal

30 Nov 2018: Edgbaston High School for Girls will once again be supporting the Birmingham City Mission (BCM) Toy Link campaign.  On Thursday 29 November,...

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Dentist, zoologist or writer?

Dentist, zoologist or writer?

30 Nov 2018: A local dentist came to visit Year 3 on Friday 23 November to talk to the girls about dental care. She brought disclosing tablets with...

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Tudor Times

Tudor Times

30 Nov 2018: As part of their study of The Tudor period in History, Year 4 visited Selly Manor on Monday 26 November.  The huge fireplaces and realistic...

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Rehearsals in full flow

Rehearsals in full flow

30 Nov 2018: Excitement is growing around the school as the 2018 production ‘The 39 Steps’ approaches. Students and staff have been working very hard...

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Librarian's Christmas Gifts List

Librarian's Christmas Gifts List

30 Nov 2018: As Christmas is fast approaching the next few weeks the Library Top Picks will bring you books that would make absolutely gorgeous gifts!...

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Maya's story

Maya's story

23 Nov 2018: St Mary's Hospice recently published an article by Year 12 pupil Maya, whose mother sadly passed away in May 2018. The article, written...

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Prep News

Prep News

23 Nov 2018: We ended last week by joining people all over the country in supporting the BBC Children in Need appeal. Girls and staff from the Prep...

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Kate Adie delivers fascinating talk

Kate Adie delivers fascinating talk

23 Nov 2018: On Thursday 15 November, Kate Adie visited EHS. Billed as ‘An evening with Kate Adie’ she delivered an insightful and, at times, amusing...

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A wonderful demonstration of talent

A wonderful demonstration of talent

23 Nov 2018: On Friday 16 November, five acts took to the Octagon stage to demonstrate their wonderful talents in this year’s EHS Talent Show.  Georgina...

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Links

Links

23 Nov 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Librarian's Christmas Gifts List

Librarian's Christmas Gifts List

23 Nov 2018: As Christmas is fast approaching the forthcoming issues of Library Top Picks will feature books that make absolutely gorgeous gifts! This...

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International competition for Tumbling star

International competition for Tumbling star

23 Nov 2018: We were delighted to hear of the progress of one of our brightest sportswomen. Year 11 pupil Amy competed in the 15-16 age category at...

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'The 39 Steps': Senior School Production

'The 39 Steps': Senior School Production

23 Nov 2018: Excitement is growing around the school as the 2018 production ‘The 39 Steps’ approaches. Students and staff have been working very hard...

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History brought to life

History brought to life

16 Nov 2018: On Tuesday 13 November, Year 1 visited Tamworth Castle as part of the History Curriculum and learning about homes in the past.  When...

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Celebration at Speech Day

Celebration at Speech Day

16 Nov 2018: On Friday last week, members of the school's Governing Council, staff, parents and students gathered for Speech Day in the University of...

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A time for reflection

A time for reflection

16 Nov 2018: Sunday 11 November marked the centenary of the end of the Great War. To mark this special occasion, in form time on Thursday girls helped...

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EHSPA Christmas Tree Lighting Service

EHSPA Christmas Tree Lighting Service

16 Nov 2018: Girls and parents are welcome to attend the EHSPA's Christmas Tree Lighting event on Friday 30 November. Taking place in Prep Hall from...

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100 years remembered

100 years remembered

16 Nov 2018: Miss Deacon and the Year 5 History Club lead our Remembrance Day Assembly last week in the Preparatory School. They began by explaining...

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Prep News

Prep News

16 Nov 2018: Our busy first week back after the half term break ended with the collection of the Book Fair from Westbourne and the EHSPA annual Fireworks...

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Links

Links

16 Nov 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

16 Nov 2018: 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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Stay up to date: The EHS App

Stay up to date: The EHS App

16 Nov 2018: As part of our commitment to excellent communication with parents, earlier this year Edgbaston High School launched a new app delivering...

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Classicists visit Roman town of Bath

Classicists visit Roman town of Bath

09 Nov 2018: On Wednesday 24 October, GCSE Latin and Classical Civilisation pupils went on an adventure to Bath with the Classics Department. The...

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Prep News

Prep News

09 Nov 2018: It was good to see everyone back at school and refreshed from a half term break ready for the busy half term ahead. We started straight...

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Old Girl returns for Speech Day

Old Girl returns for Speech Day

09 Nov 2018: We are delighted to announce Old Girl Lydia Marshall as Guest Speaker at this year’s Speech Day. Lydia (2012) was Head Girl in her final...

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Macbeth magic

Macbeth magic

09 Nov 2018: Year 6 very much enjoyed a visit from the Young Shakespeare Company this week, watching and participating in a play which was a fast-paced...

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Spelling bee creates a buzz

Spelling bee creates a buzz

09 Nov 2018: There was no let-up of pace for Year 7 as they all took part in the annual Spelling Bee on the last day of half term. The girls gathered...

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Launch of Switch Off Fortnight

Launch of Switch Off Fortnight

09 Nov 2018: On return from the half term break our Eco Reps from Years 1 - 6 launched the Switch Off Fortnight campaign. They explained about the damaging...

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Librarian Top Picks

Librarian Top Picks

09 Nov 2018: 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 Fireworks Party - Saturday 10 November

EHSPA Fireworks Party - Saturday 10 November

09 Nov 2018: We are very much looking forward to the EHSPA Fireworks Party this weekend! Featuring fireworks displays at 7.00pm and 7.45pm and stalls...

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Kate Adie visit - Ticket deadline extended to Monday

Kate Adie visit - Ticket deadline extended to Monday

09 Nov 2018: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that we shall host an evening with Kate Adie, one of the country's most respected and well-known...

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Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee afternoon

Join us for Heads' Tea and Coffee afternoon

09 Nov 2018: Parents of girls at EHS are warmly invited to join Dr Weeks, Headmistress, and Mrs Hartley, Head of Prep, for tea and coffee in the Ante...

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Links

Links

09 Nov 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Join us for Carols and Canapés

Join us for Carols and Canapés

08 Nov 2018: Now that the Christmas Countdown is on, the Old Girls’ Association are looking forward once again to our annual choral event, ‘Carols and...

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