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We have ended what has been a very busy term with a number of exciting and interesting opportunities for the girls to extend their knowledge and skills. These...

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Back to Victorian Britain

Year 5 girls were very excited to board the coach for Ironbridge on Wednesday 29 March, as part of their historical studies to consolidate their knowledge...

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Mud, glorious mud!

Year 4 girls and staff travelled to the Manor Adventure run Culmington Manor for a residential trip.  For many girls this was their first experience of staying...

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Lion King a roaring success!

The Prep School Year 6 annual production took place this week. The girls performed ‘The Lion King’, working well together and demonstrating the great excitement...

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Last week ended with the eagerly awaited EHSPA Prep Party.  During the morning, many delicious cakes arrived in school and parents were busy preparing sandwiches...

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EHSPA Prep Party

The annual EHSPA party that is traditionally held towards the end of the Spring Term is a firm favourite in the calendar. This year was no exception. Girls...

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ESSA success!

On Friday 17 March, five girls from Year 6 competed at Warwick School in a qualifying round of the English Schools Swimming Association competition. EHS...

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Prep News

Last Friday, Reception girls presented an assembly to their parents which was full of facts about the seasons.  They worked well together in their groups as...

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Prep News

Last week ended with our exciting Prep Musician of the Year finals.  All 25 finalists performed with much confidence in front of a delighted audience of parents...

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EHS Musician of the Year Awards

Last Thursday 9th March saw the final of the Prep and Senior Musician of the Year competition. The event was held in the Octagon with adjudicators Claire Dunham,...

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Prep News

Last week ended with our exciting Prep Musician of the Year finals. All 25 finalists performed with much confidence in front of a delighted audience of parents...

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Portsmouth bound!

On Friday 3rd March, Year 6 Netball Squad went to St. John’s College in Portsmouth for a weekend of netball.  It was a three hour drive during which the girls...

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Prep News

We ended last week with a celebration of World Book Day.  Enjoying the books we read is very important in Prep and a day spent dressed as some of our favourite...

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Girls aloud at Choral Day

On Thursday 2 March, the Prep Junior Choir enjoyed a day of singing together with three other Girls' Schools Association (GSA) schools. We were delighted...

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Celebrating World Book Day

Girls and staff in Prep and Westbourne attended school last Friday dressed as some of their favourite book characters to mark World Book Day. We began with...

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Year 3 enjoy a Saxon Workshop

Year 3 enjoyed a Saxon Workshop on Wednesday of this week.  They discovered that Saxon royalty were buried with their possessions and servants! They recreated...

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Prep News

We have returned from the half term break with a very busy half term to look forward to. This week was no exception. It began with our celebration of Thinking...

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Scientists take a closer look

Science club girls continued the theme of eyes this week when they dissected an eye on Tuesday in the Prep School's Science Explorers Club. The girls were...

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Inter-House Pancake Race for Prep

Having heard about the origins and traditions of Shrove Tuesday from Year 5 in assembly, all girls from Year 1 – 6 gathered in the Octagon to take part in...

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Little Hearts Matter at EHS

On Tuesday 14 February, Valentine’s Day, the whole school community joined together in support of the half a heart charity ‘Little Hearts Matter’. Girls...

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Prep News

We have enjoyed welcoming parents into school for a number of different events recently.  Last week ended with two assemblies for parents presented by Year...

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We love trees - Woodland Trust campaign

The Woodland Trust launched a campaign to raise awareness of climate change and the potential negative impact climate change has upon many things we love and...

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Colourful Science

On Thursday 9 February, Year 2 enjoyed an exciting morning’s visit to the Thinktank and Planetarium as an extension to their Science topic. They took part...

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Prep News

Year 6 girls and parents enjoyed being in school on Saturday as they joined the second Art workshop in preparation for the forthcoming production of the Lion...

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Hot and Cold Science Week

We are always keen to inspire the girls’ interest in Science and to extend their scientific knowledge. This week our Year 4 girls were fascinated to learn...

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Prep join Big Garden Birdwatch

As many of you are aware, the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch took place on the last weekend of January. All members of the school, from Westbourne through to Seniors,...

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Busy Year 2 girls!

Year 2 girls have been practising their Speaking and Listening skills this term by sharing a hobby or interest with the year group. They have enjoyed hearing...

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Outstanding performance puts Gymnastics Team on top!

On Saturday 28 January two gymnastics teams travelled to Stoke for the West Midlands round of the Milano British Schools Team Gymnastics competition. This...

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Prep News

This has been National Storytelling Week and in the Prep School Year 3 girls demonstrated excellent skills as they started our week telling stories they had...

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Celebrating another year of excellence

Celebrating our school birthday is always a special occasion as it allows staff and students from all three sections of the school - Westbourne, Prep and Senior...

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Prep News

Last week ended with great excitement as we enjoyed a visit from the Rainforest Roadshow. Dave Shaw brought a variety of rainforest creatures with him including...

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Facing your fears!

On Friday, girls in Year 4 had a fascinating day as they were transported to the rainforest during a visit from Dave Shaw. The girls not only learnt about...

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Super scientists

Science activities are always met with enthusiasm by the girls in Prep and this week was no exception. Super Scientists in Year 2 were amazed to see what happened...

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Prep News

At the end of last week the girls in Year 5 visited the Barber Institute to look at portraiture which is their art topic for this term.  Rosanna and Ramneek,...

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Storyteller a source of inspiration for Year 3

This term, Year 3 are focusing on story writing. To help them to generate ideas and to understand story structure, we invited the acclaimed storyteller Giles...

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Prep News

Term is now well under way with activities, clubs and visits in full swing.  It is good to see the girls engaged with their lessons and enjoying their learning...

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Prep News

We welcomed everyone back to school in our first assembly of the new year.  We were particularly pleased to welcome Soha and Sara back to our EHS Prep School...

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Prep News

The annual Carol Service was very much enjoyed by the girls, staff, parents and guests who gathered together at St George’s Church on 9 December.  The afternoon...

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Christmas Celebration

We welcomed many parents and guests to join us at our annual Prep Carol Celebration on Friday 9 December, held at St George’s Church. The Christmas story...

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Prep 'Marigolds' Perform at Tree Lighting Service

On Tuesday 6 December, students from the Prep and Senior School performed at St George's Church in the annual Tree Lighting Service.  The Prep School vocal...

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Prep News

Preparations for the Christmas season are well underway in the Prep School. These started last Thursday with the Year 2 performance of ‘Christmas Recipe’ which...

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A recipe for Christmas

Year 2 girls demonstrated a range of developing skills and talents as they performed their Nativity called ‘Christmas Recipe’ to a delighted audience of parents...

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Ceremony marks official opening of Prep Extension

On Friday 25 November, guests gathered at a ceremony to mark the official opening of the Preparatory School’s new development. The Extension, completed...

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Prep News

At the end of last week, we were delighted by a range of creative activities.  Our Year 6 girls presented a wonderful Teatime Concert on Thursday featuring...

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Shoo Rayner visits the Prep School

Shoo Rayner, children’s book author and illustrator visited Prep last Friday as part of the opening ceremony of our new library and Art Studio. The day...

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Prep girls travel out of this world!

Girls from Reception and Year 5 enjoyed learning about the night sky when a mobile planetarium was set up in Prep Hall. We learned to look out for the non-twinkling...

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Prep News

The Year 6 girls have settled in well to their roles of responsibility and last week the House Captains enjoyed organising their first House Assembly of the...

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A 'spot-acular' day

Girls in Prep enjoyed dressing up in spots on Friday in support of the BBC Children in Need charity. Girls had heard more about the work of the charity,...

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Prep News

Last week ended with a trip to Tamworth Castle for Year 1 girls and staff.  They clearly enjoyed the whole experience and extended their knowledge of different...

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Year 1 conquer Tamworth Castle!

On Thursday 10 November, a very excited coach-load of Year 1 girls set off for Tamworth Castle.  After a short milk and biscuit stop (and quick run around!)...

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Prep News

We began the week with our Celebration Assembly where we congratulated our Year 5 and 6 Swim Squad members on their success in the first gala of the season. ...

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Prep News

We ended last half term in a rosy glow with our Pink Day in support of Breast Cancer Care which raised £460.  Thank you to everyone for your support.  Our...

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Prep News

The girls at EHS are always keen to do all they can to promote the importance of taking care of the planet.  1C are no exception and they presented a very...

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Prep School Turns Pink

On Wednesday, the last day of the half term, there was a rosy glow in the Prep School from Nursery to Year 6. Girls and staff donned as many items of pink...

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Year 1 Eco Champions!

Last Friday, 1C performed an assembly with a very important message for pupils and parents. The assembly was about a penguin family who travelled the globe...

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Winning Streak at Biathlon

On Sunday 9 October, six girls and their supporters travelled to Tudor Grange in Solihull for the West Midlands Regional Biathlon Championships.  The girls...

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Prep News

Last week was a very busy week for the girls in Year 2.  On Wednesday they really enjoyed their Fire of London workshop which you can read more about in the...

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Year 2 Girls Travel Back to the Great Fire

Year 2 girls travelled back in time to September 1666 to visit the scene of the Great Fire of London. They experienced the four and a half days of the fire...

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News from Prep

We ended last week with our Chocolate morning in support of the Macmillan charity.  The girls had the option to enjoy some chocolate milk and a chocolate biscuit...

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Prep Challenge

Pupils in the Preparatory Department have new challenges to solve!  The subject co-ordinators have launched a ‘Subject Challenge Board’ which currently has...

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Holiday Club

There is still time to book a place at our Holiday Club which will be running again during October Half Term from Thursday 20 October to Friday 28 October....

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Engineering in Action

Staff are always keen to encourage the girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.  The annual visit to Land Rover is a...

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Prep News

We ended last week with the second of two trips to Land Rover for the girls in Year 5.  This link with industry and seeing technology and engineering in action...

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International concert pianist to give exclusive recital

Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that concert pianist Simon Trpčeski will be performing at EHS on Wednesday 9 November, 6.30 - 7.30pm in the...

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Prep News

The school term is now well underway with girls settling into their new routines and with many of our extracurricular activities having started.  Next week...

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A Roman adventure

As part of their History topic on Early Invaders, Year 3 girls and staff visited the Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton this week on Tuesday.  The Lunt is an early...

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Prep News

We began this first full week back with the announcement of our Year 6 positions of responsibility. Our Head Girl for the year ahead is Noor Lambert and Deputy...

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A warm welcome back

We are delighted to welcome all our girls and staff back to school. A particular welcome goes to all our new girls and to our new staff, who are as follows: In...

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Prep News

This has been a short but busy first week back at school after the holidays. On Wednesday, there was a definite buzz of excitement as the girls shared their...

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Aladdin Trouble

On Tuesday and Wednesday evenings an audience of parents and friends was transported to a kingdom near Qatar for a magical tale of Princess Jasmine and her...

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Prep News

We began the week with Changeover Day when we welcomed new pupils joining us in September into school.  Everyone then spent an hour, in the morning, with their...

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Prep News

During this period of unsettled weather, we were extremely lucky to have been able to hold all three Sports days last week.  Following the success of Westbourne...

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Our Own Olympics

The weather may not have been as perfect as in Rio but it did stay dry enough on Friday 24 June for us to hold our two Sports days. In the morning the girls...

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Minibeast Madness

The cross-curricular project for this term in Year 2 has been minibeasts.  The girls have extended their knowledge and their skills in a number of areas of...

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Year 2 Rocket Science

To celebrate the British astronaut, Tim Peake’s six months on the International Space Station, a National experiment was planned for school children in this...

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Wimbledon Fever

On Wednesday morning Year 1 girls and staff set off in the school mini-buses for a schools' tennis festival at the fantastic indoor facilities at the Priory...

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Viking Invasion

As part of their History curriculum Year 3 enjoyed a Viking Day this week.  They all dressed as Vikings and took part in a range of activities to help them...

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Prep School Success at Swimming Finals

Having qualified for the English Schools Swimming Association Finals last month the five finalists were excited when the day finally arrived.  They all travelled...

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Prep News

Even though we are near the end of the academic year there is no end to the flurry of activity in the Prep School.  Last week ended with trips to the Botanical...

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On The Trail of The Minibeasts

On Wednesday Year 2 met the park ranger, Jan, at Cannon Hill Park. Jan took us on an expedition through a variety of different habitats. We saw hedgerows,...

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Prep News

As you will see from the additional stories and this article we have been having a very busy time in the Preparatory School.  We ended last week with a visit...

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Charity Fair Fun

The focus for the Prep School Council this term has been the organisation of a Charity fair.  The girls have worked together using their entrepreneurial skills...

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Year 3 Learn From the Lickey Hills

Last Friday Year 3 enjoyed an action packed visit to the Lickey Hills.  Under the guidance of a park ranger they explored the different habitats and learnt...

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Travel back in time to Ancient Egypt

‘History Off the Page’ led an Ancient Egyptian Workshop for Year 6 pupils this week, giving the girls a chance to find out what life was like in 1347 BC. The...

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Prep News

The end of last half term was a very busy one with our Medical Mavericks workshop for Year 6 and success in the Hallfield Relays event for two teams of girls. ...

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Medical Mavericks

Year 6 girls were treated to a Science workshop where they gained hands-on experience with real working medical equipment. A team of 3 Medical Scientists...

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Assembly Hosted by 2T

Each term the girls in Year 2 are asked to prepare a presentation to share with the rest of the girls in the year group.  This term the girls have talked about...

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Relay Running Success

On Thursday 26 May, a number of Prep EHS athletes participated in the Hallfield School Athletics Relay Event. Three girls from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 were selected...

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Prep News

Last week ended with the second of the Year 4 trips to the Golden Hinde in London.  The interactive visit which gives the girls an idea of what life aboard...

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Year 4 board the Golden Hinde

On the last two Fridays the Year 4 area of school has been decidedly quieter than normal as, each week, half of the year group has visited London.  The destination...

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Story Writing Workshop for Year 3

On Wednesday, following an exciting story in assembly, each Year 3 class was treated to a Story Writing Workshop with Giles Abbott, an award winning storyteller.  They...

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Prep News

Last week saw the return from Cranedale of our Year 5 girls and the first of the Year 4 trips to London to the Golden Hinde.  You can read more about Cranedale...

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Year 5 girls rise to the Cranedale challenge

Following weeks of exciting build up, the Year 5 girls finally arrived at the Cranedale Centre, in Yorkshire. After arriving at the eco education centre and...

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Prep News

On Friday of last week two groups of parents visited the Preparatory department. In the morning the parents of girls in 6I were treated to a class assembly...

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Prep News

Last week was rather quiet in Prep as many of our Year 6 girls had travelled to France. We were very glad to see them back safely on Friday evening, clearly...

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Budding entrepreneurs from Year 6

Year 6 girls enjoyed a range of activities last week to extend their knowledge.  A number of these tested their entrepreneurial skills. One task was to...

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Bonnes vacances en France!

Bright and early on Monday 25 April, 32 Year 6 pupils and four members of the Prep staff gathered on the school car park for their long-awaited trip to Rue...

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Grandad Joe shares his royal memories

In History, girls in Year 2 learn about famous people and events. Recently they have been learning about the Queen’s coronation following on from Her Majesty’s...

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Choirs come together at Birmingham University

On Saturday 23 April, the choirs of Edgbaston School joined with the Birmingham Icknield Male Voice Choir to perform a special St George’s Day concert at the...

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Prep News

Last week’s activities to celebrate the Queen’s special birthday were followed up with a St George’s Day Concert on Saturday.  Girls in both the Upper and...

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Celebrations for the Queen's 90th Birthday

Girls in the Prep School celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday last week on Thursday.  A card and email were sent to wish the Queen a very happy birthday. ...

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St George's Day Church Service

On Friday 22 April, students and staff visited St George's Church, Edgbaston to take part in their annual St George's Day celebrations.  Girls from across...

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Prep News

We began the week by welcoming a number of new girls to the Preparatory School. We know they will settle quickly and enjoy their schooling at EHS. In Westbourne...

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Young Scientists Visit Thinktank

At the end of last term Year 1 pupils enjoyed an interesting day at Thinktank to extend their work covered in Science lessons.  They learned about the role...

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'Lion Learners' Visit Westbourne

Westbourne girls had an exciting start to the term with a visit from Lion Learners. Kirstan brought her many varied pets for the girls to meet and to learn...

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Seeds Land From Outer Space!

EHS Prep School is taking part in a Rocket Science Project running in partnership with the UK Space Agency. In September 2015 several kilograms of rocket seeds...

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Prep Netball Team Are Tournament Winners!

On Wednesday, the Year 6 Netball team played in the Birmingham Primary Schools Netball Tournament. In order to qualify for this tournament, teams had to finish...

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Prep News

Our end of term has continued to be a busy one with activities and visits for many girls to extend their learning. These have been interspersed with Lamda...

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Zumbathon for Sport Relief 2016

As part of our School fundraising for charity, all departments from Nursery through to Sixth Form took part in a Sponsored Zumbathon for Sports Relief earlier...

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Party Princesses

Each year the highlight of the EHSPA Calendar is the Prep Party. This year was no exception and there was an air of excitement as girls arrived at school carrying...

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Year 5 Sample Victorian Life

Mist shrouded EHS as Year 5 arrived at school last Wednesday. Fortunately, our arrival at Ironbridge was greeted by glorious sunshine. We ventured out of the...

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Prep Sample Medical Careers at QE Hospital

Last week, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Prep Science Monitors and the Head and Deputy Head Girl were given the opportunity to look at a range of careers...

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Prep News

This last busy week has been a very good example of the range of opportunities available to EHS girls and of the success they achieve. There has certainly...

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Year 4's Residential Trip to Culmington Manor

After lunch on Monday 7 March, 46 eager, if slightly nervous, Year 4 girls left for a two-night stay at Culmington Manor in Shropshire. They arrived in brilliant...

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Super Sports!

On Tuesday 15 March, EHS gymnastics teams competed at the Munrow Sports Complex in the Birmingham Schools Gymnastics Competition. The girls performed individually...

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Prep Particle Physics Workshop

Year 4 girls joined in the EHS Stem Day with a very interesting workshop on particle physics. Dr Maria, who ran the sessions, was certainly impressed with...

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GSA Choral Girls Sing Together

Girls from Prep always enjoy making new friends and last Thursday was no exception when EHS Year 5 and 6 Choir played host to girls from Dodderhill and Derby...

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Year 1 Aid Reception's Transition

On Monday 14 March the Reception girls joined Year 1 for the next in our series of liaison activities, to prepare the girls for their transition to Prep.   As...

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Prep News

At the end of last week the girls from Years 1 to 6 enjoyed a performance of ‘Tunes from the Trenches’ as part of our ongoing centenary commemoration of World...

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A Day in World Book Land

World Book Day brought a buzz of excitement to the Prep School last Thursday when staff and girls, from Kindergarten to Year 6, were invited to step into the...

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Portsmouth Ahoy for the Netball Tour

On Friday 4 March, the Year 6 Netball Squad set off with Mrs. Aston, Miss. Roye and Mrs. Woodfield for the annual Prep Netball tour to Portsmouth. All 16 girls...

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Stringcredibles' Tunes from the Trenches

Last Friday, pupils in the Prep Department were treated to a performance of ‘Tunes from the Trenches’ by the Stringcredibles as part of our centenary commemoration...

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Winner of the Prep Young Musician of the Year is announced!

Following weeks of practice and auditions the final round of the Prep Musician of the Year was held on Friday 26 February. The Music staff, who had a very...

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Prep News

We began the week with the announcement in assembly of the winners of the Prep Musician of the Year competition which had taken place on February 26. The year...

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Year 2 attend Thinktank Workshop

Year 2 visited the Thinktank and took part in a workshop about light. The children found out all about sources of light, the properties of materials (opaque,...

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Spring has arrived in Year 2!

Despite the cold snap of weather Year 2 girls began the week creating imaginative poems about Spring in the style of the Haiku which originated in Japan.  In...

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Successful Launch of the Holiday Club!

Last week's half term holiday saw the launch of EHS's very own Holiday Club and we're pleased to report that it was a resounding success! From 8am until...

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Prep News

We started this new half term with a difference as we celebrated Thinking Day which is an important day for the Girl Guiding Association. Girls in Prep who...

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EHS Does Strictly Come Dancing

On Tuesday 23 February, there was an air of excitement around EHS as ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ arrived at School. Since Christmas, girls in Years 1, 3, 5, 7,...

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Year 3 Scientists

This week Year 3 enjoyed the opportunity to have their Science lesson in the Preparatory School Science laboratory with Mrs Eveleigh. They performed an experiment...

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Prep Historians

As part of the Prep School’s World War One Centenary commemorations, Miss Deacon has been investigating a range of literature on the subject suitable for Key...

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Prep News

In Prep we always enjoy learning poetry, and the focus in Nursery this term is on learning Nursery Rhymes. The girls ended last week’s activities based on...

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Afternoon at the House Pancake Races

In the Prep School we always enjoy celebrating traditional events in the calendar and Tuesday was no exception when we marked Pancake Day. In Nursery the...

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Happy Chinese New Year!

This week, along with many other people in the world, we have marked the start of the Chinese New Year. Our celebration began in assembly on Monday when...

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Year 6 Girls' Research Prompts Competition

Charlotte and Sienna in Year 6 completed some independent research at home on tsunamis. The Powerpoint they created sparked the interest of their classmates....

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Prep News

National Storytelling Week brought a number of activities to Prep this week.  It began with Year 1 girls sharing their favourite stories from home with Reception...

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EHS Gymnasts Qualify for National Finals!

On Saturday 30 January three gymnastics teams travelled to Stoke for the West Midlands round of the British Schools Gymnastics competition. The girls performed...

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Year 1 Hosts Share-A-Story

On Monday 1 February, Year 1 welcomed the Reception girls to Prep for a Share-a-story and play afternoon.  This is one of the activities planned to ensure...

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Future Historians in Prep

This week, in Prep, the older girls in Years 5 and 6 have enjoyed extending their knowledge of History with a range of practical activities. Members of...

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Prep Gym Squad Showcase Their Skills

Prep Gym Squad meet after school every Wednesday evening to extend their gymnastic skills and to work on body conditioning and dance.  This week they showcased...

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EHS celebrates its 140th birthday!

On Wednesday 27 January, EHS reached a milestone in its history: 140 years since the School was founded by George Dixon and other distinguished local families. To...

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Prep News

Last week ended with Year 4 girls being transported to the rainforest as they enjoyed the annual Rainforest Roadshow.  Many girls reported having faced their...

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STEM subjects prove popular in Prep

The girls in the Prep School always enjoy studying the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). This week saw skills being developed...

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The Rainforest Roadshow comes to School

Last Friday, Year 4 experienced the annual Rainforest Roadshow which was as enjoyable and informative as ever.  In the morning, the girls learnt all about...

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Year 5 become Art Historians for the day

Year 5’s visit to the Barber Institute was a resounding success again this year.  The girls were able to develop their artistic appreciation and knowledge...

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Healthy Food Week

This week in the Prep School we have been focusing on healthy eating. The week started with the introduction of the new child-friendly labels being used...

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Year 1 study the Skeletal System

The Science topic for Year 1 girls this half term is ‘Our Bodies’. They have begun their studies with an investigation of the human skeleton. Their work has...

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Prep News

The girls have been very active in the playground this week combatting the lower temperatures, even though they were a little disappointed that the flurry...

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Prep News

We ended the Autumn Term with our celebration assembly which included the presentation of certificates of achievement, individual awards and several House...

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Year 2 enjoy Cinderella with a twist

What a magical start to the term! Last Wednesday Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the MAC to see Cinderella, a Fairytale. This was a new twist on...

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Prep News

The week in Prep began with us all thinking hard. The girls completed this half term’s Thinking Skills activity on Monday morning. They had a variety of activities...

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West Midlands Novice Gymnastics

On Monday 7 December, three Year 6 girls and two Year 7 girls entered the West Midlands Novice Gymnastics Competition. This is for gymnasts who have never...

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P.E Department Looks Forward to 2016

Looking forward to 2016, we have a number of exciting P.E. opportunities coming up, including a Whole School Dance Show on Tuesday 23 February.  We also have...

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Prep News

Our week started with congratulations to our two Biathletes who took part in a National Schools competition at the weekend. Audrey and Jemima started the day,...

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Bobble Hats in Support of Childline

Thursday in the Prep School was 'Bobble Hat Day'. Girls, staff and a number of parents joined in by wearing an array of headgear. There were many Christmas...

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Christmas Pudding - With a Twist!

We are sure that many people have been busy preparing for the holiday season ahead which may well have included making Christmas cakes. Reception girls,...

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Prep News

At the end of last week, Year 6 netball squad played host to girls from St John's College, Portsmouth who were visiting for their annual netball tour. The...

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A Tudor Experience for Year 4

On Tuesday 24 November the Year 4 girls went on their trip to Selly Manor which enhanced what they had been learning in their recent History lessons on the...

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Prep Enjoy WW1 Exhibition Tour

The World War I Centenary Exhibition on display in the Senior School Ante-hall generates lots of interest from students, staff and visitors. Miss Deacon and...

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Will You Take The History Challenge?

Calling All Prep Historians! Win a behind-the-scenes trip to the British Museum. The British Museum has set a challenge to History students of all ages:...

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Prep News

We ended last week 'in spots' as we wore non-uniform in support of Children in Need. You can see more in the separate article and find out how we raised the...

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Prep Girls Support Work of Children in Need

Girls in the Preparatory School heard about the history and current work of the Children in Need charity in assembly last week. They were surprised to hear...

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Eco Schools Pledge For Energy

This month is 'Energy Month'. The green representatives in Senior School have set up an initiative to promote the reduction of energy by all members of the...

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Prep News

November is a busy month, full of special events for us to think about at school and we certainly enjoyed the Fireworks Party organised by the Parents' Association....

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Prep News

We began our second week back with the announcement of all other posts of responsibility in Year 6.  The girls are now ready to help with a range of activities...

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Prep Girls Netball Camp Launched

For 28 girls from Years 5 and 6, half term started with our first Prep Netball Camp Day. Mrs Aston and Miss Roye, both netball players and County coaches...

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Prep News

At the end of last week, Nursery girls went for a walk to the local supermarket to do some shopping ready for the weekend. On the beautiful autumn morning...

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Biathlon Success!

A team of EHS Prep girls participated in West Midlands Regional Biathlon Championships at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday 18 October. The Under 11 team...

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Prep News

We began this week with a celebration of the achievements of many girls. There were our 'Well Done' certificates for Years 1 and 2 and individual awards for...

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Year 2 Travel Back in Time

Year 2 took a step back in time to 1666 to extend their learning about the Great Fire of London. The girls dressed up in costumes and got into character by...

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Prep News

The lovely autumn sunshine was perfect this week for a trip to the Botanics and Reception girls enjoyed their visit. They went to look at the changes taking...

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First Meeting of New Prep School Council

Following the election of the Form Representatives, the first School Council Meeting took place last week. The girls enjoyed discussing their role and they...

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A Fond Farewell to Mrs Cartwright

This week we say goodbye to a very special member of our school community Mrs Jennie Cartwright. Jennie joined us 6 years ago and has been a supportive presence...

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Prep News

Two of our separate stories from Prep feature trips taken last week by Year 3 and Year 5 girls. Year 3 became Roman soldiers for the day at Lunt Roman Fort...

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Engineers of the Future

Year 5 girls have written about their experience of visiting the Land Rover factory. 'Last Thursday, Year 5 went to the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Solihull....

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Year 6 Gardeners Enjoy Autumn Sunshine

Year 6 Gardening Club girls have been thoroughly enjoying their Monday evenings spent at the allotment in the glorious autumn sunshine. They have been harvesting...

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Lunt Fort Welcomes Year 3 Romans

As part of their History topic on Early Invaders, Year 3 girls visited the Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton last week.   The Lunt is an early wooden Roman fort....

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Prep News

We began the week offering congratulations to our two teams of Prep runners who took part in the St Martin's Cross Country Relay Competition at the weekend...

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Triple Medal Success for Cross Country Runners

On Saturday 19 September, Prep and Senior EHS runners were given the opportunity to participate in the Saint Martin's School's Cross Country Relay, the first...

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Prep's Royal Reply

In Year 2 the girls learn about famous people and events in history. One topic they study is Queen Elizabeth II's coronation and they are always keen to follow...

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Join us at our Forthcoming Open Days

Edgbaston High School will throw open its doors for the forthcoming Senior and Preparatory School open events, providing the perfect occasion for prospective...

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Prep News

It does not seem a week ago since we were welcoming everyone back to school after the holiday but we are now settling into the routines of the new term. The...

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Welcome to the New Academic Year!

I am delighted to welcome everyone back to EHS after the long summer. We welcome too our new pupils in the Prep School and Year 7 and congratulate our Year...

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Year 6 Thespians Star in Production

The Octagon was transformed into Sherwood Forest last week when our Year 6 girls performed 'Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies'. The production gave a modern twist...

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Sportswomen of the Future

Our final Prep sports event, which took place in glorious sunshine, was for Years 3 - 6. The older Prep girls enjoyed an afternoon of fierce, but friendly,...

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Butterfly Fun

On Thursday 25June Year 2 travelled to Stratford-Upon-Avon to visit the Butterfly Farm. We learnt all about the life-cycle of a butterfly and watched them...

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Year 5 Girls Get a Taste for Senior School

During the Summer Term, pupils in Year 5 venture up to Senior School on a Wednesday afternoon to partake in a cookery lesson with Mrs Harris. They can hardly...

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Prep Girls Make Waves at Finals

On Saturday 20 June, a team of Year 5 and 6 swimmers headed to Ponds Forge pool in Sheffield for the English Schools Swimming Association Relay finals. This...

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Monet Masterpieces

This half term Year 3 have spent some time in their Art lessons learning different ways to mix paint and researching Claude Monet in preparation for their...

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A Day in Ancient Eqypt

'History Off the Page' led an Ancient Egyptian Workshop for Year 6 pupils last week, giving the girls a chance to find out what life was like in 1347 BC. The...

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Year 5 Scientists Under The Microscope

On Thursday and Friday of last week, pupils in Year 5 took part in practical Science sessions in the Senior School Biology laboratories. The girls were...

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Perfect Music for a Summer's Evening

The annual Prep School's Summer Concert took place on Wednesday evening to a packed audience. The items mainly showcased ensemble work that takes place...

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Playing Safely

Year 1 girls went to the Botanical Gardens last week as part of their Science topic on toys and looking at safety in the playground. They thought about...

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Un Bon Vacance For Year 6

On Friday 15 May, Year 6 girls returned from their five day trip to Rue, in France. Their week was packed with physical and cultural activities. Included in...

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A Voyage Back in Time

Year 4 girls, accompanied by staff and parents enjoyed journeying back in time to join Tudor sailors on board the Golden Hinde, Sir Francis Drake's ship,...

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Election Excitement in Prep

Two national votes happened in the country on Thursday 7 May. The girls in Prep took part in the nationwide vote to elect Britain's National Bird. The process...

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Gymnasts Meet GB Sporting Idol

On Friday 27 March, Prep and Senior EHS gymnasts were given the opportunity to visit Liverpool Echo Arena to watch up and coming gymnastic stars of the future...

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A Day of Stories in Year 2

On Tuesday 28 April, Years 1 and 2 welcomed the well-known and popular author Pippa Goodhart to school. She explained how she had become an author and how...

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A Step Back in Time

Year 5 girls enjoyed two Victorian experiences to extend their History study of the period.   Fatimah-Zahra and Hafsah report: 'On Wednesday 18...

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Thank You, Mum!

Girls in the Prep School were keen to thank their Mums for all the things they do to help them. They made a variety of cards and gifts showing a wide range...

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Year 4 Science Fun at the Wax Workshop

On Thursday, as part of our many celebrations of National Science and Engineering week in Prep, girls in Year 4 had fun participating in a wax workshop to...

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World Book Election Day

With the General election only a few months away Prep girls have been preparing for the process, not with politics in mind but with books. Mrs Scott-Dickins...

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Prep Musician of the Year

Friday 27 February saw the eagerly awaited finals of the Prep Young Musician of the Year. Preliminary auditions took place in the first half term of the...

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EHS Musician of the Year

Throughout January and February students from Years 3 to 13 have been auditioning for the 2015 Musician of The Year competition. Over five hundred EHS...

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Year 2 Light the Way

Year 2 had an enjoyable morning when they visited Thinktank to extend their Science knowledge.They watched two shows, one in the planetarium where they had...

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Year 5 Artists in Training

Developing artistic appreciation and understanding portraits were the main objectives of the Year 5 trip to the Barber Institute on 28th  and 29th ...

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EHS: Celebrating 139 Years of Excellence

On Wednesday 28 January, Edgbaston High School celebrated its 139th birthday.  In 1876, George Dixon, a leading businessman, former Lord Mayor of...

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Prep Science Explorers

In Science Explorers Club this week, we learnt a little about our amazing bodies and the senses we use to perceive the world around us. Most people think...

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Time for Teeth

Kiri Bayall and Isabelle Sargeant in Year 3 have reported on the visit of Mrs Shoja-Assadi on Friday of last week. This visit gave them good health advice...

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CSI at EHS!

It was our first Science club session this Tuesday and the Year 5 girls in Science club participated in a fingerprint identification challenge. The girls...

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Homes in History

After studying modern homes and caves so far this half term, Year 1 spent Wednesday afternoon finding out more about Celtic roundhouses. They watched a...

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Lessons in Length

Year 3 girls have been practising their measuring skills this week in mathematics. They worked in pairs and measured each other then they made a scale...

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Year 5 'Listen' To ENT Talk

On Monday 13  October, pupils in Year 5 were treated to a presentation by ENT specialist Dr Laura Prichard. The girls had very much enjoyed learning...

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London's Burning!

Year 2 girls have been learning about the Great Fire of London and on Wednesday they were transported back to 1666. In the morning the girls learnt about...

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Careers Advice - Can You Help?

'What People Do' is an online platform that helps schools tap into their communities for profiles, work experience, speakers, mentors and events. Edgbaston...

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Author's Visit Inspires Years 5 & 6

This report has been written by our newly appointed Prep 'News Hounds'. On Monday 6 October, six girls in Years 5 and 6 were lucky enough to have a visit from...

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Year 3 Pupils Bring History to Life

As part of the History curriculum Year 3 girls visited Lunt Roman Fort in Coventry. They learnt about the battle that had taken place between the Celts,...

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An Olympic Visit

On Thursday 13 February, Prep girls from Years 1 - 6 were eagerly anticipating a visit from Olympic swimmer, Joanne Jackson. On arrival, Joanne immediately...

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Christmas Cross Country

The girls in Years 4, 5 and 6 have taken part in Cross Country Club every Wednesday lunch time this term. This week they enjoyed enhancing their P.E. kits...

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Help for Santa!

Oh dear! Santa's sleigh has broken down at the worst possible moment! Year 2 have used their design skills to make a new vehicle for Santa to transport...

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Prep Thespians Discover Macbeth

Year 6 girls were once again treated to an outstanding Young Shakespeare Theatre Company workshop and performance of one of the most dark and powerful of...

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Autumnal Sensory Walk for Year 2

As part of their topic on 'Our Senses', Year 2 set off on an exciting walk to explore how it would feel to be without the sense of sight. Everyone took turns...

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Planning for Spring

The Year 5 girls finally managed a trip to the allotment on Wednesday afternoon, after repeatedly postponing their visit due to the week's incredibly heavy...

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All Ears

On Friday 18 October, pupils in Year 5 were treated to a presentation by Birmingham Children's Hospital Consultant Mr Kuo. The girls had very much...

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Prep School Out and About!

Reception girls have continued to make good use of the new outdoor classroom and the autumnal weather. They have been observing the nature around them at close...

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Budding Engineers Visit Land Rover

The Year 5 girls enjoyed a fantastic tour of the Solihull Land Rover site, which has expanded hugely over the past year. They experimented with programming...

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Prep Poetry Slam

'Poetry Slam' came to EHS and before long the school was buzzing to the sounds of performance poetry. The girls watched and joined in as poems were brought...

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Prep Gardeners' Bumper Potato Harvest

The Prep School has had a bumper potato harvest this year at the allotment. Gardening club members dug up the crop on Wednesday evening and counted 260 potatoes...

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Prep Girls Perform Olivia!

During the last term of Year 6, the girls work together under the direction of Miss Robinson and Mrs Howell to produce a musical. This year the chosen production...

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Invaded by Vikings!

On Tuesday, the pupils in Year 3 were treated to a Viking Day to support their work in History lessons. The day started with the pupils dressing up as Viking...

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A Taste of the Rainforest

On Thursday, Year 4 girls enjoyed a Rainforest Day. They were engaged in a range of craft activities including making macaw masks, bromeliad plants, sun catcher...

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More Monet!

On Tuesday, class 3J extended the Year 3 Monet Day by 'painting' a picture of Monet's life for their parents in a morning assembly. Everybody showed their...

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Strong Show by Novice Gymnasts

On Friday 9 December, our Year 6 Novice gymnasts took part, with two girls from Year 7, in the Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition. The girls...

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Year 6 Gardeners at the Pumpkin Patch

Year 6 Gardening Club members have enjoyed their first half-term of Wednesday evenings down on the school allotment. They have been busy harvesting the produce...

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EHS and the Award-Winning Allotment

On a beautifully sunny Sunday in August, Edgbaston Guinea Gardens Allotment Society held its annual show. Gardeners from any of the allotments can enter produce...

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EHS Girls Go for Gold

Staff and pupils at EHS are gearing up for the Girls Go Gold Conference which will take place at Edgbaston High School on Wednesday 21 September. 'Girls Go...

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