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Excellence Book for Spring Term 2017

The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Spring Term: Subject Name ART Excellent...

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Phantom of the Opera

The performing arts team at Edgbaston High School are very excited to announce that the next EHS musical production will be Lloyd-Webber’s famous show ‘The...

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Charlotte dances to success

Congratulations to Year 11 student Charlotte Baker who recently competed in the Brean 2017 dance competition. Dance Scholar Charlotte danced in the U16...

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End of term treats for Year 7

Girls in Year 7 finish the Spring Term with an individual selection of holiday reading from the Library, along with ideas for sampling new authors. They have...

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Gymnastics success for EHS

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the EHS Gymnastics teams. The annual Birmingham Schools Gymnastics competition took place at EHS on Wednesday 8 March...

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Tasty homework assignment for Spanish students

This term, Year 9 have focused their learning not only on grammar and vocabulary, but also on culture. First, the girls had the opportunity to practise...

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Musician of the Year gives guitar recital

On Friday 24 March, Emma Khan, Musician of the Year 2016, gave a lunch time guitar recital in the Octagon to a large audience of students and guests. These...

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Maths Feast for Year 10

On Tuesday 21 March, four girls from Year 10 travelled to Wolverhampton University to take part in a maths competition run by the Further Maths Support Programme. After...

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Annual Essay Competition - reminder

Senior School girls are reminded about this year’s essay competition. The competition was launched on Humanities Day, Wednesday 1 March. Entrants are required...

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A wonderful WE Day

WE is a charity created to empower young people around the world to make a change. EHS students were fortunate enough to be invited to one of 14 WE Day events...

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The great debate

This has been a great year for debating; in a time of political unrest we have had some interesting and thought-provoking debates with topics ranging from...

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A busy term for the Careers Department

The Spring Term has been an exciting time as EHS has hosted two Careers Fairs. The first was held as an integral part of the Humanities Day on Wednesday 1...

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Old Girl stars in ITV hit series

We were delighted to spot former EHS pupil Hannah Millward on television this week. Hannah appeared in the ITV hit series ‘Broadchurch’ where she plays...

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Junior mathematicians compete in challenge

On Tuesday 7 March, Year 8 pupils Amna Nisar, Vibha Patel, Francesca Draper and Bethan Harrison travelled to Camp Hill Boys School ready to put their maths...

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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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Announcing the new Leadership Team

Last week, Edgbaston High School announced Year 12 student Holly as the Head Girl Elect for the academic year 2017-18. We are now delighted to be able to announce...

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Announcing the Head Girl Elect

Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce Holly M as the Head Girl elect for the academic year 2017-18. Holly joined EHS from St Laurence Church Junior...

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Wanted: Year 7 Book Clubbers

The text for the upcoming Year 7 Book Club is Adeline Yen Mah’s ‘Falling Leaves’. If any Year 7 students would like to come along, read the book beforehand...

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EHS hosts a memorable Humanities Day

Edgbaston High School was delighted to host Humanities Day on Wednesday this week. 150 girls from eight schools across the country travelled to EHS to join...

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Discovering the art of Florence

On Thursday 16 February, sixteen girls from Years 10 to 13 and three accompanying staff set off for Florence at the indecent hour of two o’clock in the morning....

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Asmita gives standout performance

Year 10 student Asmita gave a standout performance when she competed in the U19 English National Badminton Championships in Milton Keynes. This competition...

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Students take part in Dance workshop

On Tuesday 28 February, 29 girls from across Years 7 – 11 took part in a Dance workshop which was run by Johnny Austin from the Centre for Advanced Training...

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Geography department host first GCSE revision sessions

The Geography Department had a busy evening on Tuesday, running the first of our GCSE revision sessions (OCR Geography B) and focusing on the Tectonic Hazards...

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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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Flash Academy language learning

We are delighted to be able to offer the language learning app ‘Flash Academy’ to all pupils in Years 8 - 11 during the current academic year. The Modern...

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EHS Presents: 'Lord of the Flies'

The Senior School’s Edgbaston Youth Theatre group will be staging a dramatic performance of William Golding’s 'Lord of the Flies' next week on Thursday 16...

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RAG Week at EHS

All of next week, the House Captains and the Sixth Form Charity Representatives are running the Senior School RAG week - a week of exciting fundraising events...

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Get reading this half term

The half term break is a great opportunity for leisurely reading. In the coming week, girls at EHS will have plenty of opportunities to visit the Library and...

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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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#EHS Flash Fiction

In honour of National Storytelling Week, the English department is holding a flash-fiction competition. To enter, simply submit a very short, ‘tweetable’...

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Put your best foot forward

On Tuesday 28 February the Centre for Advanced Dance Training is holding a dance workshop at EHS for 30 girls from Years 7 -11. This is a fabulous opportunity,...

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EHS Presents: Lord of the Flies

We are pleased to announce that the Senior School’s Youth Theatre group will be staging a dramatic performance of William Golding’s 'The Lord of the Flies'. Performances...

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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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How are EHS girls keeping busy?

At EHS we provide a wide range of opportunities for stretch and challenge as we are keen to encourage girls to further their learning in class as well as to...

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Year 10 attend GCSE Science Live

On Monday 23 January, the whole of Year 10 set off for the Symphony Hall, keen for the chance to see and hear from Britain’s top scientists at GCSE Science...

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Careers round up

It has been a very busy time in the Careers Office. This week, we were delighted to welcome Dr Fiona Reynolds, Chief Medical Officer at Birmingham Children’s...

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Writing competition now open

The English department is looking for entries for the Martin Wills Annual Writing Awards. The competition is open to young people writing fact or fiction pieces...

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Elite Netballers attend Wasps Masterclass

On Tuesday 17 January, selected EHS Netballers were invited to a Wasps Netball Masterclass at the Ricoh Arena. All of the girls who attended are on the England...

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Student version of The Tempest receives praise

Last term, we brought to you news of a group of students who took part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival at the Midlands Arts Centre. Our Drama Scholar,...

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Geographers investigate the impact of tourism

At the end of last term, Year 9 girls took a day to visit Stratford-Upon-Avon to investigate the impacts of tourism. Despite a cold start to the day, girls...

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Senior School Carol Service at St George's Church

Edgbaston High Senior School celebrated the end of another successful calendar year with their Carol Service at St George’s Church on Monday 12 December. Pupils,...

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Year 7 spellbound by The Nutcracker

On Wednesday 7 December, Year 7 students attended the matinée performance of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s festive production of The Nutcracker.  This trip was...

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Excellence Book - Autumn Term 2016

The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Autumn Term:     Name Subject ENGLISH Naomi...

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A Roman Feast for Year 7

Last Thursday, Year 7 enjoyed the delights of a Roman feast in the Classics Department. They sampled the likes of grapes, cheese, bread and honey followed...

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Performing Arts Workshop: The Nutcracker

Year 7 students have been working hard in their Music, Dance and Drama (Performing Arts) lessons this term, looking at the staging, production, choreography...

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Year 8 get close to nature

On Tuesday, Year 8 faced their fears and were rewarded with furry and fluffy cuddles when the Animal Man spent the day in school. The Animal Man was actually...

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Students take part in Shakespeare Festival

Students from Edgbaston High School recently took part in the Shakespeare Schools’ Festival at the Midlands Arts Centre.  All the hard work that the cast...

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More medals for Year 10 badminton player

A Year 10 pupil is celebrating after securing another impressive haul of medals and awards for her sporting achievements. Asmita won a bronze medal in the...

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Christmas comes to the library

This week, the Library in Senior School has been buzzing with activity. Girls have been choosing holiday reading, making seasonal decorations, cards and book...

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Year 9 Classicists visit the Ashmolean Museum

On Thursday 24 November, Year 9 girls were accompanied by the Classics department and Mrs Johnson on a trip to Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum. Starting...

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Friday 'Jolly Hockey Sticks'!

Last Friday afternoon saw the U12 hockey A team play a friendly fixture against Solihull School. The team played very well and Libby Whitehouse scored two...

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Invitational Thinking Skills group

We have started our invitational Thinking Skills groups for girls in Years 7-9. This is a ‘stretch and challenge’ group, which aims to encourage girls to think...

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Team take on the Maths Challenge

On Thursday 24 November, the annual Senior Team Maths Challenge was held at Camp Hill Boys School. EHS were represented by four of our Further Mathematicians...

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Year 7 netballers play for points

During the last two weeks of their ‘whole year’ P.E. lessons, girls in Year 7 have enjoyed preparing for the annual house netball competition. Within their...

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Students shine at talent show

On Friday 18 November, girls from Senior School gathered in the Octagon for the annual Talent Show for Children in Need. The Sixth Form charity representatives...

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Lifesaving fun!

The Lifesaving Club recently entered a team to compete at the ‘Rookie Challenge’. The event took place on a Saturday night at Droitwich Leisure Pool. The...

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Celebration at Speech Day

On Friday 11 November, members of the School's Governing Council, parents, teachers and students gathered in the University of Birmingham's Great Hall for...

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Trpčeski gives stunning performance

The much-anticipated piano recital given by Macedonian concert pianist Simon Trpčeski took place in the Octagon on Wednesday 9 November.  Mr Trpčeski had agreed...

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Netball success for Year 10

On Wednesday, the Year 10 netball team played in the Birmingham Schools’ Netball Tournament.  They played five other teams including KEHS, King Edward’s...

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Latin students visit Roman Baths

On Wednesday 9 November, our GCSE Latin pupils went on a classical adventure to Bath with Miss Wood and Mrs Newling. The girls started the day with a workshop...

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Amy wins gold for British Gymnastics

Year 9 pupil Amy Campbell is celebrating success on the international sporting scene after a stunning tumbling gymnastics performance earned her a gold medal...

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Destination Paris!

On 18 October, early in the morning, tired girls were dragged out of their beds, literally, by equally tired parents to get to school for 5:30am. We were all...

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Virtual reality school trip with Google Expeditions

On Wednesday 19 October, the Google Expeditions Team visited the EHS Geography department. Girls from Years 5-13 had the opportunity to experience expeditions...

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English department holds auditions

The English Department has started the audition process for readings during the forthcoming Senior School Carol Service that will take place before Christmas. Those...

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Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

On Wednesday 5 October, 81 Year 7 students and the Year 7 Pastoral Team headed out to the Kingswood Centre in Staffordshire on the annual Year 7 residential...

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Classic Bakes at Roman Event

Last Friday, two pairs from each Year 7 form took part in the ‘Roman Bake Off 2016’, hosted by the Classics and Food and Nutrition departments. The girls’...

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Awards Ceremony Celebrates Academic Excellence

On Friday 30 September, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests the school celebrated the academic achievements of...

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RSC's King Lear a Hit

On Thursday, 6 October Mrs Park’s Year 11 English group, A level students and three English teachers, travelled to Stratford to see a production of ‘King Lear’...

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Asmita's Badminton Success

As well as starting her GCSE studies this year, this half term has also been extremely busy for Asmita as she continues to excel in Badminton, taking part...

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Forthcoming Literacy Events

As the leaves start to fall and the seasons shift, EHS has been caught up in a flurry of troches, dactyls and iambs, as students and staff put pen to paper...

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GCSE PE Students Inspired by Rio Olympians

On Wednesday 28 September, 14 Year 11 GCSE PE students attended the 2016 Girls Go Gold Conference hosted by Newcastle High School.  The conference was opened...

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Another Successful Macmillan Cake Sale

On Friday, 30 September the smell of cake filled the halls in Senior School as the Sixth Form prepared for the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning. Girls, staff...

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Under 16 Netball Success

On Wednesday 5 October our U16 netball squad played in the Birmingham Schools Tournament.  Despite several teams pulling out last minute, 5 strong netball...

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Year 7 Sponsored Walk

On Friday 30 September, Year 7 took to the pavements around Edgbaston to complete a 5km sponsored walk, raising money for Macmillan. The weather was glorious...

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Hockey Team Scores at Tournament

On Monday 3 October the U16 Hockey team played in the Birmingham and West Midlands School Hockey Tournament.  The girls played very well, beating Solihull...

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Academic Clinic- Cancelled

The Academic Clinic on Monday 10 October will not be running. If you were attending the clinic and wish to book an appointment on an alternative date, please...

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Forthcoming Library Events

Two new lunchtime events are coming up before the half term break and girls in KS3 are warmly invited by Ms Jones-Owen (English teacher) and Mrs Sansom (Librarian),...

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Near Miss for EHS Gymnasts

Earlier this month we announced the news that the U18 gymnastics team had been nominated for Junior Team of the Year in the Birmingham Sports Awards. Results...

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Girls Take Advantage of Careers Service

Last week was a busy one at EHS as our Careers programme got underway with Year 11 beginning their careers workshops. Mrs Campbell, Head of Year 11, gave a...

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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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Textiles take London!

Early on Saturday morning the Year 11 Textiles group, accompanied by Miss Cummings and Mrs Mooney, set off to London with the aim of finding inspiration to...

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Girls achieve Silver Duke of Edinburgh award

The final group of 33 girls from the current Year 11 took part in their Silver Duke of Edinburgh qualifying expedition last weekend. In six groups they...

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Gymnasts nominated at Birmingham Sports Awards

Once again, the EHS gymnastics team has been nominated for Junior Team of the Year in the Birmingham Sports Awards 2016. The Birmingham Sports Awards is...

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Former pupil goes for gold

We were delighted to see another former pupil making waves on the international sporting scene, this time at the Paralympic Games. On Monday, EHS Old Girl...

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School minibus service - additional route

We shall be providing an extra minibus, specifically to accommodate pupils in the Kings Heath, Moseley and Maypole areas. This minibus service is for EHS...

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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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EHS at the Olympics

Over the summer, girls and staff alike have been captivated by television coverage of the fantastic Rio Olympics. We were cheering especially loudly for athlete...

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P.E. after school timetable

This term's P.E. after school timetable for Senior School: Day After school activity Timings and collection...

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Celebrations on GCSE results day

Following last week's A Level news from Year 13, this week Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce its GCSE results. 9 % of pupils in the Year 11...

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Another Year of A Level Success

Edgbaston High School is celebrating another year of exceptional A Level results, with 44 % of examinations passed at grade A*/ A. The School’s overall...

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Excellence Book Summer Term 2016

The following Senior and Sixth Form girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Summer Term:   Name Subject CREATIVE...

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Rewarding the Next Generation

The Next Generation Awards Scheme is a highly successful Citizenship programme that has been run by the Birmingham Civic Society for the last ten years. Over...

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Developing Resilience

At EHS we are keen to develop our girls’ resilience and we encourage them to challenge themselves and to take risks within a safe environment. As such, on...

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Rigged for Success!

Our end of term activity involved building an oilrig platform using drinking straws and masking tape. Girls worked in teams to build a platform which had to...

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Challenge Day? A Real Puzzle!

On Friday 1 July the Happy Puzzle Company came into school for a Puzzle Challenge Day. Girls encountered a variety of challenges which require each team to...

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Sports Day Round Up

Senior School sports day took place on Thursday 23 June.  The PE staff were grateful that there was a break in weather so that the whole day could go ahead...

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Art Exhibition Draws a Good Crowd

Hundreds gathered on Tuesday 28 June to celebrate girls’ artistic achievements in this year’s Art Exhibition and Golden Sketchbook Awards. In contrast with...

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Ruby's Dance Advance

Following several interviews and auditions Ruby Abbas (Year 11) has gained one of only two places for the Midlands and the Centre of Advanced training in Dance....

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Year 11 Thrilled at Alton Towers

On Friday 24 June, Year 11 went on their annual trip to Alton Towers to round off their busy school year. The day went extremely quickly and a fun time was...

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Inspiration Day

On Monday 27 June, Year 9 and 10 girls took part in an Inspiration Day which consisted of seventeen different activities. Girls were able to choose which activities...

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Novels & Nibbles

Relaxing reading whatever the weather. English and Library staff were delighted to take part in Inspiration Day on Monday 27 June when  a group of girls...

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Space Careers

On the 14 June, 15 enthusiastic Year 10 girls were given the opportunity to attend a Space Careers Conference, run by the National Space Academy. We found...

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Play Lacrosse!

EHS girls are invited to attend lacrosse sessions run by Birmingham University during the summer holidays. Event information is attached, please follow the...

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House Bake Off - The Results!

Following the 5th annual EHS Bake Off last week, the champions were announced in Assembly this week.  The winning House was St George! Well done to all...

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A Lesson in Roman Life

This year, pupils in Year 8 have learnt about different aspects of life in Roman Britain and Romanisation.  Therefore, on Thursday 16 June, Year 8 embarked...

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Fieldwork in The Malvern Hills

On the 8 and 9 June, Year 7 went to the Malvern Hills to investigate the impact of tourism and to put into practice their OS map skills. The girls began at...

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Art Exhibition

This year’s Art Exhibition and Golden Sketchbook Awards promises to be a fascinating and exciting event, with a huge variety of girls’ work on display across...

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Senior School Open Evening

Senior School Open Evening takes place on Thursday 30 June. It commences at 4.30 pm and closes at 7.00 pm. Dr Weeks, Headmistress, will address parents with...

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Pink Roses for Remembrance

Today the school held our annual Pink Rose Day assembly which is always led by the newly elected leadership team.  This assembly has become a tradition at...

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A Right Royal Bake Off

This is our 5th Annual Inter-House Bake Off.  It gives all girls the opportunity to show their amazing culinary skills, earn House Points, dazzle the judges...

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Molly Selected for National Squad

Congratulations to Molly Bhol in Year 10 who has been selected for the Under 17 Netball Squad to represent the West Midlands in the NPFL (National Foundation...

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Next Generation Awards Scheme

On Wednesday 25 May, Year 8 had the day off timetable to take part in the Birmingham Civic Society’s Next Generation Awards Scheme. The Next Generation...

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Senior School Sports Tour to Venice

On the Sunday of half term, 30 girls from Years 8, 9 and 10 gathered at Birmingham airport to start the much anticipated 2016 Sports Tour.  After arriving...

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EHS Girls Raise Money for Guide Dog Charity

On Friday 27 May, guide dogs in training arrived at EHS. Girls from across the school had the opportunity to interact with the dogs and find out a bit more...

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Learning About Life in Roman Britain

On Thursday 26 May, Year 7 travelled to Chedworth Roman Villa and the Corinium Museum in Cirencester to learn about life in Roman Britain. At Chedworth, the...

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Come And Join Hockey Camp!

EHS have been offered the exciting opportunity to take part in some hockey coaching in the summer holiday. Details are attached should you be interested. Kind...

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Year 7 achieve Silver in the Schools' Splash Competition

On a rainy Saturday a few weeks ago, a group of keen Year 7 lifesavers took part in the Birmingham Schools Splash competition. The event was run by Mrs Rose...

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End of examinations ice cream treat

On Tuesday afternoon, girls in Years 7 to 10 finished their summer internal exams. As is the annual custom, Mario’s Ice Cream van arrived in the ante-hall...

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Race for Life

On Wednesday 25 May, Edgbaston High School were out in force supporting a cause close to their hearts: Race for Life at Cannon Hill Park. Students, parents,...

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Success in MiSAC Competition

We are very pleased to announce that Shahnia in Year 9 has been Highly Commended for her entry in the annual Microbiology in Schools Advisory Committee (MiSAC)...

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Year 10 girls meet the Earl of Wessex

On Thursday 5 May, we travelled with Mrs Parsons to Birmingham City Football Club to present our DofE project. We were very excited but nervous to be meeting...

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National Gymnastics Final

On Sunday 1 May, six experienced EHS U19 gymnasts competed in the Schools' National Gymnastic Finals at Fenton Manor, Stoke. The girls performed individually...

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Support the Guide Dog Charity

On Friday 27 May, the Senior School are welcoming five guide dogs in training to EHS! As part of our efforts to raise £1,500 for the Guide Dogs Charity, girls...

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Mrs Lampard bows out in style

Each year, I think this is the best show we have produced, but the standard seems to keep getting higher. This could be put down to many things, but the high...

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Year 10 take on the Enterprise Challenge

On Monday 25 April, Year 10 took part in The National Enterprise Challenge. TNEC is an inter-school enterprise competition and the challenges set are tailor-made...

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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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Write On! Girls become published authors

Sioned Gill, Lyanna Choi and Hillery Philip have all received good news this week from Write On Magazine. This is a local magazine in the West Midlands for...

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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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Budding Writers go through to second round

BBC Radio 2's 500 words competition is one of the most successful story writing competitions in the world and for EHS's budding writers it was the perfect...

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Molly Wins Gold in British National Championships!

'I have had the most amazing two weeks skiing at the start of the Easter holidays, as an invitational athlete with Parasnowsport GB.  My first event was...

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More Badminton Success for Asmita

Asmita in Year 9 has had more success in her Badminton competitions. At the U15 European Championship in Russia she reached the quarter finals in Girls Doubles...

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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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Easter Star Bakers

The annual Year 9 Easter Cake Competition did not disappoint. In fact, the standard this year was very high with most girls making the decorations for their...

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Maths Report

Spring Term Report This term was the turn of Years 9, 10 and 11 to enter the Intermediate Challenge. In Year 9, Bronze certificates were awarded to Louisa...

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EHS Welcomes Lord Winston to GSA STEM Day

We were delighted to host a STEM Day event on behalf of the Girls’ School Association (GSA) on Wednesday. Over 100 girls from eight schools across the country...

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Careers Fair Provides Inspiration

Mrs Shutt worked closely with Mrs Susan Dearden, a lawyer and partner at International Law firm Gowling WLG, to organise a Careers Fair in the Sixth Form Centre....

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British Science Week at EHS

Science Week started with a bang at EHS on Monday with an assembly delivered by the Year 13 Physics group focusing on gravity waves. The assembly included...

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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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Netball Success for Year 7

On Tuesday 15 March, our Year 7 netball team played in their end of season Kings Norton tournament. There were eight teams entered from across Birmingham and...

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Musicians Excel in Annual Competition

Thursday 2 March saw the final of the EHS Musician of the Year 2016. Students from Years 7 to 13 took part in the preliminary stages and finalists had been...

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Maths Team’s Final Challenge

On Tuesday 28 March a team of four eager Year 8 and Year 9 girls travelled to King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys to compete against approximately 30...

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Jolly Hockey Sticks!

All Hockey Teams at EHS have had a very busy season; the U12s being no exception. On Saturday 5 March they took part in the Birmingham Schools U12 Hockey tournament...

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EHS Joins The Schools Challenge Quiz

On Tuesday evening, two teams of EHS girls took part in the School's Challenge Quiz at King Edward's School. The teams battled it out against some stiff competition...

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Year 9 Cooking Masterclass with Mr Wootton

As part of their assessment for Food & Nutrition in Year 9, the girls have to research, plan and cook suitable meals for the school lunch menu. Initially,...

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Year 9 Netball success

On Thursday 25 February, the Year 9 Netball team played in their end of season Kings Norton Tournament. In their group matches they won three of their matches...

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EHS Library promotes World Book Day

Dare to try something new is just what many Year 7 girls did on Thursday lunchtime in the Library. Thursday 3 March was World Book Day and the challenge to...

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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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Florence Wins 'DIVA' Freestyle Competition

Florence, in Year 11, has been training extremely hard over the last few months for her attendance at one of the biggest and hardest Freestyle Dance events...

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Isabella Makes Waves in the Swimming Pool

On Sunday 21 February, Isabella in Year 10 participated in the Warwickshire County Swimming Championships in Coventry. Isabella is a keen competitive swimmer...

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Year 10 Feast on Maths

The Year 10 Maths Feast is an exciting competition organised by the Further Mathematics Support Programme. Aimed at students in Year 10, it tests mathematical...

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Senior Musician of the Year

Preliminary rounds for the Edgbaston High School Musician of the Year competition have been completed and 32 girls from the Senior School have been selected...

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Active Kids Get Cooking Awards

We use the Active Kids Get Cooking award scheme to recognise the variety of skills our students learn in Food & Nutrition during Years 7-9. It assesses: researching...

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Crystal Creation by Year 7 Chemists

Year 7 had fun separating rock salt, by first exploring simple techniques for separating mixtures including filtration and evaporation. First of all, they...

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Year 9 Physicists Take on The Big Quiz

On Tuesday 26 January a group of buzzing Year 9 physicists set off to The University of Birmingham to compete in The Big Quiz. Over 90 teams from West Midlands’...

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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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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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Magazine celebrates pupils past and present

Look out for February’s edition of Birmingham Living magazine as it features one of our current pupils and an Old Girl, Helen George, of ‘Call the Midwife’...

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Meet our Cross Country Champions!

On Saturday 23 January, some of our Cross Country team took part in the West Midlands Championships at Warley Woods.  The standard of competition was excellent...

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Sixth Form Nutritionists introduce a Food Tasters' Club

As the Food & Nutrition Scholars, we feel part of our role is to encourage younger girls at the school to enjoy healthy food. We decided to try a Food Tasters...

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STEM Day for Year 10 girls

On Wednesday 16 March, EHS is hosting a STEM event aimed at Year 10 girls from GSA schools. The event will comprise a series of workshops and speeches from...

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Winning Cakes from the Year 9 Christmas Competition

The last week of the Autumn Term saw the Year 9 annual Food and Nutrition Christmas Cake competition.  Our judges Dr Weeks and Mrs Coley had a difficult time...

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Molly's Skiing to Victory

Molly in Year 11 has been extremely busy of late. Not only has she been sitting her Mock Examinations, she has been participating as a GB Skier. On Saturday...

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Christmas Hockey Fun

Christmas Hockey Fun is always a highlight at the end of the Autumn Term.  On Wednesday 9 December the reindeers, elves, fairies and Santas all turned up ready...

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Year 9 Christmas Cake Competition

Year 9 girls have worked very hard this week on their Christmas Cakes for the annual Food and Nutrition competition. Their artistic flair and interpretation...

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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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Crafty Christmas in the Library

The end of term is extraordinarily busy for the school community but girls from KS3 found time amidst rehearsals, sporting activities, choosing novels incorporating...

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More Able, Gifted and Talented – Holiday Challenge

Are you looking for something a little different to make you think over the holidays? Why not have a go at our Holiday Challenge? Imagine that the Government...

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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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Excellence Book for Autumn 2015

Subject Name ENGLISH Excellent “Quest” stories Zahra Al-Ani (7SH) Lucy Atkins...

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EHS Showcases Talent For Children in Need

On Friday 20  November EHS held its annual talent show for Children in Need. Many auditions were held in the week leading up to the talent show and the Sixth...

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Year 10 & 11 Have Fun With Polymers

Year 10 had fun recently exploring the properties of polymers in Chemistry. A solution of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) was made into slime by adding borax solution...

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The Curtain Falls on Les Misérables

Saturday 14 November saw the final performances of the EHS production of Les Misérables. All shows were sold out and each received an enthusiastic standing...

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Charlotte On Track in BMX Competition

During half term, Charlotte Meek in Year 7 won the first round of the Manchester Indoor Winter Series BMX race. In this race she competed against many of the...

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Year 8 Bake For House Netball Competition

In the last two weeks during their whole year P.E lessons, Year 8 have enjoyed preparing for and competing in the annual House Netball Competition. Girls within...

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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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Asmita Goes From Strength to Strength

Further to last week's news on Asmita Chaudhari, this week we received notification that our Year 9 student has now been picked for the Warwickshire Badminton...

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Speech Day Celebrated at University's Great Hall

On Friday 6 November, members of the School's Governing Body, parents, teachers and students all gathered for our Speech Day in the University of Birmingham's...

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EHS Remembers Armistice Day

On Wednesday this week, staff and students at Edgbaston High School, marked the second year of the Great War centenary with a special Armistice Day assembly....

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A Panoramic View of Paris

On Tuesday 20 October, 64 girls and 8 members of staff set off at 6am to Paris. After a tiring day travelling we spent the evening in Disney Village, where...

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A Silver Medal for Amy!

Over the half term, Amy Campbell competed with the GB Tumbling Squad at the annual International Trampoline, Double Mini Trampoline and Tumbling Competition,...

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Outstanding Success for Asmita

Asmita Chaudhari in Year 9 has achieved further success in her badminton competitions. She entered the Badminton England U17 Silver Circuit Tournament at Warwick...

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Ethics Forum - A Great Debate!

On Friday 16 October, EHS played host for the second year running to a panel-based discussion and debate session: the Ethics Forum. GCSE and A Level pupils...

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EHS Receives a Good Schools Guide Award

We are delighted to announce that EHS has received an award from The Good Schools Guide for Best performance by Girls taking Creative Writing at an English...

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Amy Visits Milan Expo 2015

EXPO is a large international exhibition that changes location every two years and has been running since 1851, where it first began in London. It showcases...

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Meet Freestyle Dancing Finalist Florence!

Florence Harper in Year 11 attended the East of England Dance Championships in Scarborough last weekend. We are delighted to announce that she came first in...

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The Great Roman Bake Off

Fourteen pairs of girls in Year 7 competed in our first ever Great Roman Bake Off, held as two separate rounds, cooking a range of authentic Roman recipes...

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Taliya Selected for Cross Country Team

Well done to Taliya Murray in Year 7 who has been selected to represent the West Midlands Cross Country Team at the Midlands Inter-County Championships on...

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EHS Host GSA Gymnastics Event

On Thursday 15 October, EHS hosted the pilot Girls School Association (GSA) Gym competition, which saw schools from throughout the country taking part. Gymnasts...

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Year 7's Study Skills Day Introduces Spelling Bee

Wednesday 21 October saw Year 7 enjoying a morning off timetable in order to develop their study skills further. They had three sessions each of which focused...

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Strong Competition in Annual House Netball

In the last two weeks, Years 9 and 10 have enjoyed the preparation and delivery of the annual House Netball Competition. Girls within their houses needed to...

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GCSE Classics Students Visit Oxford University

On Thursday 15 October, Year 10 and 11 students studying Classics visited Oxford University. After an hour and 30 minute coach journey, we arrived at the University...

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Careers Round Up

It has been another really busy term for the Careers department at EHS. We have offered a range of careers talks and workshops to all year groups. This has...

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'All The World's A Stage' For Year 10

On Wednesday 30 September, the Year 10 GCSE Drama students participated in a Shakespeare theatre workshop at the Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham. The girls had...

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Harine Graduates in Traditional Indian Dance

On Saturday 10 October I had the great pleasure of attending the Bharathanatya Arangetram of Harine Nemal at Warwick University. The Bharathanatya Arangetram...

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Year 7 Take on the Team Building Challenge

On Wednesday 7 October, 75 Year 7 students and the Year 7 Pastoral Team headed out to the Kingswood centre in Staffordshire. The girls spent three days participating...

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Mind Full or Mindful?

This first half term of the new academic year has seen the introduction of  Mindfulness into the curriculum for Year 7. As part of their weekly PSHE lessons...

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Library Hosts the Poetry Trail

Monday lunchtime was noisier than usual in the Library as excited and eager Year 7 girls gathered for the Poetry Trail. They had to work in small groups and...

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Key Stage 3 Girls Learn a Little of The Law

At the end of September, Lauren Dale and Alex-Jayne Lowe from George Green LLP Solicitors came to EHS to talk to Years 7, 8 and 9 about British values and...

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Introducing The Academic Clinic

Alongside our Pastoral and SEND Clinics we will be introducing an Academic Clinic. These monthly sessions provide an opportunity for parents to come into school...

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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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Pupils Achievement Celebrated at Annual Awards Ceremony

Last Friday, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests, the school celebrated the academic achievements of pupils in...

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Macmillan Coffee Event - Another Tasty Success!

On Friday 25 September, girls, staff and friends of the school came together to enjoy a cup of coffee and a cake for the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning. There...

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Year 7 Charity Walk in Support of Macmillan

On Friday 25 September, Year 7 with a trusted team of teachers began their annual sponsored walk raising money for Macmillan and providing a great transition...

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Schools Coming Together for Les Misérables

From Wednesday 7 October, tickets will go on general sale and due to the huge demand for tickets we advise that anyone wishing to purchase tickets must do...

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Cake Sale Supports Gap Medics

Over the summer, Dominique Al-Hindawi in Year 13 took part in life-changing medical work experience in Morogoro, Tanzania, with the organisation Gap Medics....

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Year 10 Scientists Achieve Bronze CREST Award

The British Science Association (BSA) is a charity, founded in 1831. Their vision is of a world where science is at the heart of society and culture. They...

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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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Classics Club Enjoys a Roman Makeover

Last Thursday lunchtime the record number of thirty Year 7 girls came to the first Classics Club meeting of the term to find out about Roman women and how...

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U14 Gymnasts Shortlisted for Sports Award

The EHS Under 14 Gymnastics Team were delighted to have been nominated as finalists in the Junior Team of the Year category at the Birmingham Post Sports Awards...

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EHS Team Foiled by The Cube

Last Thursday, a team of teachers took part in the second heat of 'Challenge the Cube', an event run by local charity Edward's Trust. The team was made...

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Asmita's Badminton Success

Congratulations must go to Asmita Chaudhari in Year 9 who competed in an England Gold Tournament in Nottingham last weekend. Asmita won the mixed doubles...

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Senior School Extracurricular Timetable - Autumn Term 2015

The wide range of activities offered at EHS means there is something for everyone and ensures girls can be busy at lunchtimes and after school if they choose. From...

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Archaeologists Explore the Staffordshire Hoard

On Wednesday afternoon a group of seven Year 13 students, accompanied by Mrs Whitney, Head of Classics, paid a visit to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery...

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An Opportunity to See Greek Tragedy 'Hecuba'

Girls in Year 10 upwards are invited to join a school trip to see the Greek Tragedy 'Hecuba' by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) at Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon....

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Rehearsals for Les Mis

With just two months to go until the opening night of the school production 'Les Misérables', staff and pupils alike are working hard in the show rehearsals....

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Busy Term Ahead for Music Department

After a busy summer undertaking vital renovation work and preparing for the eagerly-anticipated production of 'Les Mis', the Autumn Term promises to be just...

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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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GCSE Success for Students at EHS

Following last week's A-level news from Year 13, this week Edgbaston High School had further cause for celebration at the publication of this year's GCSE...

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Sports Personality of The Year

EHS hosted its annual Sports Personality of the Year event on Monday 6 July. There were some excellent displays across all the Physical Education disciplines:...

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EHS Introduces 'Mindfulness'

Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce that we shall be introducing the concept of Mindfulness to pupils in Year 7 from September 2015. This is the...

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Students Inspired by Alexander McQueen Exhibition

On Tuesday 7 July, seven of the GCSE and A-Level textiles girls set off early in the morning on a trip to London. We arrived in Marylebone station at 9.10am...

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Next Generation Semi-final for Year 8

On Wednesday 8 July, seven Year 8 girls went to Newman University to present their project 'Bicycle Birmingham'. The trip was to attend the semi-final of...

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School Retains Green Flag Award

On Friday 20 June, a representative from Eco-schools came to perform an inspection in order to see whether our school deserved to be awarded the Green Flag...

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Year 8 Enjoy a French Style Breakfast

In Year 8 towards the end of this term, the girls have been learning about food, including some typical French breakfast items. As an end of term treat,...

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Constance Cooks for Charity

Constance Davies in 7W has been busy baking and selling cakes this week to raise money for ChildLine. With the help of her friends, Martha Howell and Lily Buxton,...

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Spanish Exchange Newsletter

Three Year 9 students, Natasha Carmichael, Teri Lee and Anna Redman, have continued to work this term on a newsletter in Spanish to reinforce our link with...

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Can They Beat The Cube?

On Wednesday 1 July, six plucky members of the Senior Staff took part in a charity event in the style of ITV's The Cube. The Cube challenge evening was...

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Excellence Book - Summer Term 2015

The following girls have been commended for excellent work during Summer Term: Subject Name CREATIVE WRITING Work in Creative ...

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Hockey Masterclass

We are delighted to be able to offer your daughter an opportunity to attend Hockey and Netball master classes at the start of term. These coaching sessions...

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Senior School Hosts Annual Art Awards

Wednesday 24 June was an opportunity to reflect on a successful year in the Art department and for parents to admire the work of their daughters in a wider...

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Action-Packed Term in the History Department

It's been an action-packed end of term in the History Department with pupils enjoying a range of different activities and events designed to broaden their...

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'The World's A Stage' For Year 9

On Tuesday 30 June, twelve girls participated in the final of the first Shakespeare public speaking competition. This past term, girls in Year 9 have been...

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Macy's Skating Success

Here at EHS, we are very proud of all of our sports performers. As well as our traditional sports programme, we also recognise and celebrate the girls' achievements...

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Mrs Evans Gears Up for Epic Cycle Ride

On Tuesday 14 July, Mrs Evans, Senior School PE and Dance teacher, will begin an epic cycle ride from Morecambe across the Pennines to Bridlington covering...

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Making the Most of Summer 2015

The long summer holiday is keenly anticipated by everyone in the school community. With plenty of time for leisurely reading, all the girls have the opportunity...

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Year 11 Girls Go Out on a High

On Thursday 2 July, Year 11 went on their annual trip to Alton Towers to round off their busy school year. The weather was fine and the queues fairly short....

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Millers Anything But Run of the Mill

On Tuesday 23 June, five girls and two staff visited the FWP Millers, near Chipping Norton, in Oxfordshire to help them with their future A Level coursework...

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Sahara Bakes for Charity

Sahara Bhatta in 10M held a cake sale this week to raise money for the victims of the Nepal Earthquake. Sahara had spent many hours in the kitchen whipping...

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Year 8 Girls Swim to Gala Success!

Congratulations to the swimming team from Year 8 who, for the third year running, have won the Abbots Bromley swimming gala.The winning team were: Isobelle...

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Join us at Senior School Sports Day

Parents are invited to watch Senior School track events on the afternoon of Tuesday 30 June. Please arrive at Richmond Hill Road playing fields at 1.30pm. The...

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Time for Reflection on Pink Rose Day

On Friday 19 June, Senior School celebrated Pink Rose Day. This was the day on which we remembered, reflected upon and recalled all the members of our school...

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The Great EHS Bake Off

This week has seen EHS stage the fourth Inter-House Bake Off. This annual event is an opportunity for girls and staff to show off their amazing culinary...

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All Abroad Website

Old Girl Serena Chang left EHS in 2013 at the end of Year 13. Two years later and Serena is nearing the end of her second year at Oxford University where...

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EHS Library Ticks All the Boxes

As the girls look forward to the summer break with seven weeks of leisure time, EHS Library provides a wide range of novels, in print and e-book formats,...

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Athletics Success!

This week has been a very successful one for athletics. Well done to Harriet Woodward (Year 10) who qualified to take part in the Mason Trophy by throwing...

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Sign up For Classics Competitions

This summer there are a range of inspiring activities for girls to get involved with. Extra-curricular opportunity for Year 9 in Classics The Classics Department...

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Year 8 Walk on the Wild Side!

On Thursday 11 June, a representative from Zoo Lab UK visited the school and brought with her a variety of animals from the rainforest to help Year 8 girls...

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Sun Shines on Rounders Winners

On the morning of Saturday 6 June, the sun was shining for the away fixtures at King Henry's School in Coventry. All members of the team performed well,...

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Preparations Underway for Golden Sketchbook Awards and Art Exhibition

The Art studios are a hive activity as preparations get underway for the forthcoming Annual Art Exhibition on Wednesday 24 June. Girls are working flat out...

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Ready, Steady, Bake!

The fourth EHS Inter-House Bake Off is upon us! This annual event is an opportunity for girls and staff to show off their amazing culinary skills, earn House...

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Emily's Triathlon Success

Year 11 student Emily Burton recently competed in the World Triathlon Competition at Hyde Park, London on Sunday 31 May. Emily was one of the youngest competitors...

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Classics Students Experience Roman Life

On Wednesday 3June, Year 7 visited the Roman Villa at Chedworth and the Corinium Museum at Cirencester to learn about life in Roman Britain and the Roman...

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First Rehearsal Footage! 'Les Mis' Gets Under Way

Anticipation and expectation were trumped only by excitation at the arrival of 'Les Misérables' scores in the Drama Studio on Wednesday. Over 50...

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David Starkey - The True Story Behind The Great Charter

This year marks the 800th  anniversary of Magna Carta, one of the most famous historical documents in the world. Originally issued by King John as a...

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Lauren Takes the Abseil Challenge

Plucky Year 10 student Lauren Bates proved she has a head for heights by completing a challenging abseil at Walsall Art Gallery on Saturday 25 April 2015. Lauren...

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Jody's Final

Tuesday 5 May saw the launch of the Edgbaston High School lunch time recital series, a termly event held with the intention of providing the school's most...

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Outstanding Results at Gymnastics Nationals

On Sunday 3 May, six excited U14 gymnasts competed in the School's National Gymnastic Finals at Fenton Manor, Stoke. The girls performed individually on...

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Fashion Show - A Spectacular Success

On Thursday 30 April, parents, girls and staff gathered for this year's annual Fashion Show as 23 Textiles student geared up to showcase their talents and hard...

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Help Jamie Oliver Fight for Food Education

Celebrity chef, restaurateur and media personality Jamie Oliver is passionate about healthy eating; he has campaigned to improve traditional school lunches from...

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Charity Drive is a Success

For the last two weeks, girls at EHS have been tidying up their rooms and clearing out their wardrobes in order to help raise goods for the EHS Giving Bank...

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Girls Turn Out for Mock Elections

With the general election just one day away (at the time of writing) all the political parties are in the final pushes of their campaigns. Ed Miliband is...

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Top Coaching For Budding Cricketers

In addition to a wide variety of traditional summer sports, this year EHS girls are having the opportunity to enjoy some Cricket coaching from England and...

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Onatti Theatre Company Perform 'Fuera'

On Thursday, 30 April 2015, girls in Years 9 - 13 learning Spanish had the opportunity to see "

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'Les Mis' Auditions - Next Week

At the end of last term EHS announced that it would be staging a production on the hit musical Les Misérables in the new academic year.  We are...

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A Fashionable Afternoon Tea

We are very much looking forward to showcasing the super work our GCSE and A Level Textiles examination girls have produced at this year's Fashion Showcase...

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Chamber and Canoldir Male Choirs Sing in Unison

The Edgbaston High School Chamber Choir was invited to sing in the Birmingham Canoldir Male Choir's Annual Concert in the Town Hall last Saturday evening. A...

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Skiers 'En Piste' in Austria

On Saturday 28 March at 4.30am 21 very sleepy girls and three members of staff met at Birmingham Airport ready to embark on this year's EHS ski trip. Our...

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The Sights and Shapes of Paris

On Thursday 26 March, 46 girls and seven staff set off for Paris. The trip involved a day in Paris visiting the major tourist attractions and a visit to La...

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EHS Girls Join St George's Day Celebrations

As you will know, Thursday 23 April was St George's Day. To celebrate the occasion, St George's Church, Edgbaston hosted an afternoon of performances...

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Join Jody for a Lunchtime Recital

EHS music scholar Jody Smith (violin) will be performing a lunch time recital on Tuesday 5 May, including repertoire by Mozart and Tchaikovsky, in the Octagon...

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Newsletter From Spain

As part of our ongoing project with Instituto de Ense

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Top Scores in The Maths Challenge

On Tuesday 10 March, four girls from EHS travelled to King Edwards VI Camphill for Boys to take place in the Regional Heat of the Junior Team UKMT Maths Challenge. 23 schools...

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Iced Easter Creations

The Easter bunnies and chicks were in abundance again, turning up on some very creative cakes produced by Year 9 in Food & Nutrition lessons last week. The...

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Senior Girls Walk for Charity

On Wednesday 25 March, girls in Years 8, 9 and the Sixth Form successfully completed a 5km walk on the school playing fields to raise money for some wonderful...

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A Musical Prelude to Spring

The Edgbaston High School Spring Concert features many of the school's large ensembles from the chamber choir to the Symphony Orchestra. The concert opened...

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Asmita's Badminton Triumph

Congratulations go to Asmita Chaudhari in Year 8 who last weekend played in the U13 National Badminton Championships and became the National Doubles Champion. Asmita...

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Celebrating Team EHS!

On Monday 23March, the P.E. department delivered their termly sports report during morning assembly. Despite the whole range of weather conditions we have...

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Library News

On Wednesday 11 March, we welcomed Lucy Adlington and her History Wardrobe to EHS. She gave a lively, engaging and authoritative talk on Women's clothing...

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National Enterprise Challengers Pitch for Success

On Wednesday, Year 10 pupils took part in The National Enterprise Challenge. TNEC is an inter-school enterprise competition and the challenges set are tailor made...

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Gymnasts Succeed Once More

Here at EHS we have a very talented gym squad. As you might be aware, earlier on in the year we took three teams to compete in the West Midlands round of...

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Marking National Science and Engineering Week

This week there were many exciting events involving Science taking place in school to celebrate National Science and Engineering Week. The week began with...

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Year 7 Swimmers Make a Splash

The swimming pool is back in action and pupils have been taking full advantage. We are pleased to report that the lane ropes are now back in and this week...

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David Starkey - Tickets Now on Sale

To commemorate the landmark historical anniversary of the Magna Carta, Edgbaston High School will be hosting an evening with David Starkey, one of the country's...

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Senior School EHS Musician of the Year

On March 11, thirty seven finalists from all year groups across Senior School performed instrumental and vocal repertoire in the grand finale of EHS Musician...

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U18 Netballers Steal the Crown

The very talented U18 Netball team played their final match for EHS this week and we kept the tradition of playing KEHS last. The girls always dress...

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Macy Skates to Success

Here at EHS, we are very proud of all of our sports performers. As well as our traditional sports programme, we also recognise and celebrate the girls' achievements...

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Senior School Gardening Club

As you may already know, EHS has an allotment at the Guinea Gardens, next to our sports field. Senior School girls are very welcome to help to run the allotment...

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Spanish News Exchange Project Begins

During the last week of January and the first week of February, Edgbaston High School for Girls received a visit from Iciar Herrero, a Spanish teacher of...

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Gymnasts Set to Learn From the Elite

On Friday 27 March, EHS gymnasts will travel to the Liverpool Echo Arena to watch up and coming gymnastic stars of the future compete for the title of 'British...

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First Steps Towards England Netball

A National talent identification scheme exists for all sports. In Netball, there are 10 teams of seven players in the country aged between 14-19, that are...

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Spotlight on Careers for NCW

March 2-6 is National Careers week so it seems a good time to highlight some of the ways in which we support all girls in the school with their career options. We...

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Head Girl and Deputy Head Girls Elect

Last week we announced Year 12 student Hanna Alam as the Head Girl Elect for the academic year 2015-16. This week, we are delighted to be able to announce...

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Year 10 Go To 'Science Live'

On Monday 2 March, the Year 10 separate science students went to the 'GCSE Science Live' event at Birmingham Symphony Hall. The Guest Speakers included Dr...

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Year 7 Hockey Success!

Last Saturday morning, the U12 hockey team took part in their Under 12 hockey tournament. The girls played really well throughout the morning, beating schools...

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Squash Players Coached by GB Star

The Year 11 P.E. group have been enjoying Squash on a Monday afternoon. The group, largely made up of GCSE P.E. candidates, have been working hard in coaching...

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Announcing the Head Girl Elect

The time has come to elect the Head Girl for the academic year 2015-6. The election process begins with written applications, then interviews with the Senior...

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EHS Girls Take on Schools Challenge Quiz

On 27 February, two teams of EHS girls faced testing questions in the Schools Challenge Quiz held at Queen Mary's Grammar school in Walsall. The quiz has...

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Future Lifeguards - Year 11, 12 and 13

We would like to give all current Year 11, 12 and 13 student the option of qualifying as a Lifeguard. Once qualified they would have the option of working...

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Glamour of the Fashion Show Returns

It is that time of year again and we are looking forward to showcasing the super work this year's Textiles and Food & Nutrition examination girls have produced. It...

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Netballing Success!

Last week, the U14 Netball team were successful in winning the Year 9 Kings Norton League Netball tournament. The A team were placed first in the tournament...

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Tenth Anniversary For The Octagon

Last month marked the 10 year anniversary of the opening of the Octagon, the School's multi-purpose performance space. Built in 2005, the Octagon occupies...

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Arrivederchi, Venezia!

On Thursday 12 February, a group of Art and Textiles girls from Senior School and several plucky members of staff escaped the grey skies of Birmingham, destination:...

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Gothic Tales for Year 8

On Monday 2  March, The Red-Heart Theatre Company came into school to perform three tales written by some of the greatest authors of the Victorian era:...

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Academic Lectures Programme Begins

As part of the EHS Academic Lectures programme, our Sixth Form committee co-ordinators, Ellen Jones and Emma Hall, have organised the following forthcoming...

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Historian Starkey To Give Lecture

This year marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, one of the most famous historical documents in the world. Originally issued by King John as...

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First Edition of Year 10 Book Club

On Monday, the inaugural meeting of the Year 10 Book Club took place. The first book of choice was William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies'. Questions were...

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A Magical Harry Potter Book Night

Harry Potter Book Night took place on 5 February after school.The event was held to celebrate the magic of Harry Potter and to invite new readers into this...

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Art Takes Flight

Year 8 pupils in Miss Mullett's art group have created a group of papier m

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Netball Champions

The U14 Kings Norton Netball tournament took place on Wednesday 26  February at Bartley Green School. EHS had two teams participating, our A and B team. The...

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Head's Half Term Newsletter

Half term has arrived and we are all ready for a rest and some fresh air! It has been a busy time with the Whole School Open Day, the Senior School Entrance Examination,...

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Near Miss for Netballers

On Sunday 8 February, the Year 9 netball squad took part in the West Midlands Netball Tournament at Bromsgrove School. The standard of play at this tournament...

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A Tasty End to Rag Week

This year, Senior School House Captains decided to spice up the structure of house charity events and put their heads together with the Sixth Form Charity Representatives...

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Gymnasts Vault to Success

On Saturday 31 January, 16 girls travelled to Stoke to take part in the West Midlands Schools Gymnastics competition. Gymnasts in the U19 team and both...

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British Youth Championships for Fencer

An EHS Year 13 student is celebrating Fencing success this week. Harriet Shirley-Priest has qualified to represent the West Midlands in the British Youth...

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Sweet Success at Charity Sale

Rishika Rahanu in Form 8BR held a Sweets Sale last Friday in aid of Myotonic Dystrophy, a charity that is very close to her heart. The Myotonic Dystrophy...

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Ancient Greek Festival at Warwick University

On Tuesday 27 January, a group of Sixth Form Classicists and Theatre Studies students, headed off to Warwick Arts Centre in the minibus, driven by Mr Lane...

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An Evening of Theatre for English Students

Last week, a group of Year 11 GCSE English students spent the evening at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford to see their production of "Love's Labour's...

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Year 7 Pupils Enjoy CBSO Schools Concert

On Tuesday 20 January, Year 7 pupils travelled to the Symphony Hall in Birmingham to watch the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) perform their...

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Creative Christmas Cakes!

Once again, the girls in Year 9 delighted us with their fantastic decorated Christmas Cakes. The creativity and attention to detail meant that judging was...

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Girls Take on the Maths Challenge

It has been another busy term involving three Maths challenges for students in Years 11, 12 and 13. The Senior Maths Challenge took place early in November....

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Swimming Success for Tara

This week, a Year 11 pupil is celebrating after achieving swimming success in a national competition. Tara McGuirk is a member of the Walsall Synchronised...

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Jolly Jumpers

Christmas Jumper Day arrived at EHS on Thursday 11 December in aid of the charity 'Save the Children'. Girls wore their best festive jumpers instead...

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Seasonal Spirit at Senior School Carol Service

This week, girls, staff, parents and governors congregated for the Senior School Carol Service at St George's Church, Edgbaston. Always an occasion for strong...

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Gifted Violinist Stars in Charity Concert

A talented EHS musician has played a part in raising in excess of £3000 at a charity concert in Sutton Coldfield. The 'A Celebration of Christmas'...

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Historic Football Match at EHS - The Christmas Truce

The wait was over and the day of the most highly anticipated football match of the year had arrived: the first Staff Football Match, in aid of the Royal...

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Christmas Hockey Fun

The festive spirit began in the P.E. department on Wednesday as we rounded off hockey for 2014 with some Christmas hockey fun. The tournament was run by...

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Christmas Treats in the Library

A seasonal aroma of orange and cloves wafted from the Library on Monday and Tuesday as girls in Years 7 and 8 spent their lunch break making Christingles,...

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Fantastic Display at Sports Assembly

The Senior School P.E. Department held their end of term Sports Assembly on Friday 5 December. The achievements of a number of Fencers were recognised, including...

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Winter Reading - Senior School

"Reading for pleasure during childhood has a substantial influence on a person's vocabulary 30 years later*".So begins an article published this year by...

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EHS's Very Own Karate Kid

Congratulations must go to our very own 'Karate Kid', Year 7 pupil Hasina Ramzan, who has had a great deal of success in her sport recently. On Saturday...

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Amy's USA Tumbling Triumph

We recently brought to you the news that Year 7 pupil Amy Campbell had been selected to compete at the World Tumbling Championship finals in Daytona, USA....

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Charity Talent Show Entertains

On Friday 14 November, Senior School girls were excited for the annual fundraising event for Children in Need - The Edgbaston High School Talent Show Extravaganza! Over...

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An Interview with Emma

Guests at this year's Speech Day were addressed by our Speaker, Old Girl Emma Heathcote-James (EHS leaver 1995),  who shared a witty and truthful...

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Year 10 Girls Enjoy Lacrosse

On Tuesday afternoons Year 10 have been enjoying playing lacrosse run in partnership with the University of Birmingham. The girls are lucky to be coached...

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Celebration at Speech Day

On Friday 7 November, the magnificent back drop of the University of Birmingham's Great Hall set the scene for an evening of celebration as pupils, parents,...

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Sports Round Up

Amy Heads to Florida! Good luck to Amy Campbell in Year 7 who is heading off to Florida to compete in the World Junior Tumbling Championships representing...

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Classics Students Visit Roman Baths

On Thursday 16  October, Year 10 and 11 Latin students and Classics department staff headed to the town of Bath, Latin name: Aquae Sulis, to visit the...

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Future Medics Have a Taste of Medicine

Future medics from Edgbaston High School enjoyed a taste of medicine when they took part in a taster session with surgeons from The Westbourne Centre private...

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Team Building Adventure for Year 7

Wednesday 8 - Friday 10 October saw adventurous Year 7 pupils and EHS staff head off to the Kingswood Centre in Staffordshire in the driving rain. The...

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Celebrating Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony

Last Friday, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests, the school celebrated the academic achievements of pupils...

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Amy Tumbles Her Way into World Championship

We would like to congratulate Amy Campbell in Year 7 for winning a silver medal in the National Tumbling finals a few weeks ago. This is a fantastic achievement! As...

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Novels and Nibbles

The first meeting of 'Novels and Nibbles' this academic year was held on Wednesday. This particular book club was open to sixth formers who discussed the...

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Year 7 Lead the Way in Charity Walk

On the afternoon of Friday 3 October, Year 7 pupils set off on a sponsored walk in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. All girls completed the walk which...

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A Sporting Week!

Congratulations to all the netball and hockey teams who have played in fixtures over the last few days; it has been such a busy week! The U18 Hockey team...

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An Invitation to Sixth Form Information Evening

Join us on Wednesday 8 October 2014 for our Sixth Form Information Evening.EHS Sixth Form offers the opportunity to achieve academic goals, to contribute...

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EHS Supports Macmillan

Last Friday morning, Senior School joined thousands of bakers across the country and held a very special Macmillan Coffee Morning in true EHS style. Staff,...

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Year 8 Girls' Success at Netball Trials

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils Louisa Maynard and Rosie Butts who participated in the Satellite Netball Academy Squad trials. We are delighted to say that...

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Senior Girls Mark Poetry Day

Thursday 2 October marked National Poetry Day 2014. To celebrate the day, groups of girls in Years 7 and 8 took part in a Poetry Trail devised by Ms Jones-Owen. The...

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Pupils Invest in Life Skills Learning

'Helpful', 'Different, fun,exciting' and 'Educational': these were just a few of the comments from students in Years 7 - 9 who attended the life skills session...

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Girls Go Gold!

Last Thursday, our GCSE and AS Level PE students and our hockey captain had the opportunity to attend this year's Girls Go Gold event held at Bolton School. The...

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Year 9 Girls Attend STEM Day

On Wednesday 17 September, a small group of Year 9 pupils went on a maths trip to the University of Birmingham for a day dedicated to STEM (Science, Technology,...

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Amy Tumbles to Success

Congratulations go to Year 7 gymnast Amy Campbell for her fantastic performance last weekend.Amy competed in the National Tumbling Championships at Liverpool's Echo...

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Lights, Camera, Action!

On Tuesday 22 September, EHS was the venue for a television film crew who were in Senior School to document a history lesson. We were delighted to welcome...

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Food Nutritionists Learn About Sustainable Farming

As a part of Food and Nutrition GCSE, Year 11 visited a LEAF farm in order to gain a wider knowledge about integrated farm management. Founded in 1991,...

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Gymnasts' Success at Birmingham Post Sports Awards

As we reported last week, the Under 14 Gymnastics Team have been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious Birmingham Post Sports Awards Junior Team of...

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Raising Money is a Family Affair

Last Saturday, Year 11 pupil Lakshya Jain walked 50km to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. The walk was part of the Thames Path Challenge;...

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Allotment 'War on Weeds' Open Day

The Edgbaston Guinea Gardens Society (EGGS) took part in the Royal Horticultural Society's 'It's Your Neighbourhood' scheme for the first time last year. 'It's...

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EHS Begins iPad Roll Out

This week we have launched our 1:1 iPad programme to enhance teaching and learning. The aim of the programme is to equip students with the tools and resources...

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Gymnasts Shortlisted for Birmingham Post Sports Awards

Congratulations to the Under14 Gymnastics Team who have been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious Birmingham Post Sports Awards Junior Team of the...

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A New Challenge for Lillian

Over the summer holidays whilst most girls were relaxing, Senior School pupil Lillian Mould was very busy attending tennis tournaments galore!Her hard work...

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Help Us to Support 'Knit for Syria'

Senior girls at Edgbaston High School are busily knitting and crocheting blankets in support of the Knit for Syria campaign. This campaign is being run by...

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Linguists Excel in Mandarin and Italian

As many parents will be aware, EHS offers Mandarin as an extra-curricular subject from introductory level up to GCSE and even A Level. Mandarin is a very...

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EHS Girls Hit GCSE Heights

Following last week's A Level news, this week Edgbaston High School has further cause for celebration as we announce this year's GCSE results successes. We...

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A Double Dose of Dickens

On Thursday 5 December, forty girls, mostly from Year 7, spent a productive lunch hour in the Library making Christmas Cards and Christingles. As a bonus,...

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Christmas Creations!

Skiing snowmen, fishing penguins, Christmas stockings and many more themes were to be found in the Home Economics room last Friday.Year 9 really excelled...

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Christmas Quick Draw Challenge

Over the last week, the Maths department have been holding 'Quick on the Draw' competitions across year groups. The competition ran for the first time last...

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Paris Here We Come!

The early morning of the 22 October saw eager Year 10 pupils hurry onto the coach that would take them to Paris. The tiring journey by coach and train was...

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An Abundant Harvest

The Senior School gardening club have had the pleasure of the company of Prep School girls Sophia Cruice, Phoebe Cruice and Zahra Al-Ani at the allotment...

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U16 Hockey Team Defeat the Opposition!

There have been a number of P.E. successes in the last two weeks. Congratulations go to the U14 hockey squad who came second in the West Midlands Tournament;...

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Scholar's Prestigious Invitation to Sing

During the summer holiday, Sophie Hill, Year 13 Martineau Music scholar, attended an Eton Choral Course held at Cheltenham College. During the nine-day course,...

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Sarah's England Success

It is with great delight that we announce that our School Games Captain, Sarah Bracey, has been selected to be part of the England U18 Hockey Squad. Sarah...

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Elysia Hits the Right Note!

Elysia Cheung in Year 8 is the proud recipient of the Ivan Cousins Memorial Prize. This prize is awarded annually by ABRSM for the candidate who gained the...

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 27 September, EHS held yet another successful coffee morning in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Trust. This is a day every year which is hotly anticipated...

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Cross Country Success

On Saturday 21 September, our Year 7 and 8 cross country teams took part in the annual Saint Martin's School Relays. The Year 7 team started the meeting...

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EHS Finalists at Prestigious Sports Awards

The EHS U14 Gymnasts team were thrilled to have been nominated as finalists in the Birmingham Post's Sports Awards 2013. The awards ceremony promoted the...

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World Challenge Expedition Training

A party of 20 girls from Years 11 and 12 and two members of staff are off to Costa Rica and Nicaragua next summer on an adventure of a lifetime: the World...

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A Classic Day Out at The British Museum

Year 10 and 11 pupils taking GCSE Latin enjoyed a trip to the British Museum to see the exhibition 'Life and Death: Pompeii and Herculaneum'. This provided...

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Calling all Creative Writers

Write On! Writing Squads are creative writing groups for children and young people interested in any kind of creative writing. Groups are focused on creative...

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Physics Physh Named

Over the summer holiday, two new residents moved into the P2 Physics lab. These newest additions to the Physics Department were, until last week, a pair of...

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BBC Proms Performance for EHS

Six girls from EHS have been selected to perform at the First Night of the Proms at the Albert Hall in London, as part of the BBC Proms Youth Choir. The girls...

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Joe Helps Haiti

On Friday 5  July, pupils in Year 8, Year 10 and Sixth Form Geography students were treated to an interesting talk by Joe O'Donnell, brother of pupil...

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Pupils Achieve 3 Star Chef Award

For their end of year assessment in Year 9 Home Economics, the girls carry out work for the AKGC assignment and receive the '3 Star Chef Award'. They have...

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Pupils Put Business Skills to the Test

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Year 10 took part in the annual Business Course held here at EHS. The course lasted two days and was delivered by Debbie Bliss...

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Sequins and Spotlights at Fashion Showcase

Glitz and glamour ... glittering candles ... a spot-lit catwalk ... the chink of china tea cups ... delicious homemade cakes ... delightful music. This...

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Fashion Showcase is a Glittering Success

Last night, parents, pupils, Old Girls and friends of EHS were in attendance for the most stylish event of the year - the EHS Fashion Showcase. Our budding...

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V & A Museum

On Saturday 23 June, at 7.30am, four girls and two teachers were full of excitement and raring to go as they waited at New Street Station to catch the first...

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Great Big EHS Jubilee Bake Off: The Results!

This week pupils and staff of Senior School joined forces to compete in the much-anticipated Great Big EHS Jubilee House Bake Off. This competition was the...

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Christmas Cake Competition

This annual event is now in its fourth year and competition is keen amongst the Year 9 girls who are studying Home Economics. The girls make their own rich...

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Festive Fun at Senior School Library

During lunch breaks this week, the girls have had the opportunity to make Christmas cards and decorations in the library, using an array of seasonal coloured...

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Maths Inspiration!

On Thursday 24 November, all girls studying Maths A Level in Years 12 and 13, made their way to the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, for the Maths Inspiration...

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Netball Tournament Success

On Wednesday 23 November, eight Year 10 girls participated in the annual Year 10 Netball Tournament held at home, here at EHS. It was quite a cold night...

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E.H.S. meet the E.H.O

On Wednesday, Home Economics A-Level students were lucky enough to meet Adrienne Oliver, an Environmental Health Officer (E.H.O.). Ready to be thrilled with...

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Chamber Choir Tour to Italy - 16 -24 July 2011

On Saturday 16 July, sixteen girls from the EHS Chamber Choir and five members of staff arrived at Birmingham Airport ready for a week of sightseeing,...

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Year 11 Discover 'Slow Food'

The Year 11 GCSE Home Economics group were asked, 'What is 'Slow Food'? The most obvious answer was that it must be the opposite of 'fast food' and all that...

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Dame Kelly Holmes Inspires at Girls Go Gold Conference

On the morning of Wednesday 21 September 2011, approximately six hundred sportswomen from schools across the country descended upon EHS, the proud hosts of...

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Senior School Strikes a Pose

On the evening of Thursday 24th March, the annual and ever-popular EHS Fashion Showcase took place. As the lights dimmed, the Octagon was full of fashion fans...

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