Friday Headlines

Head's End of Term newsletter

29 Mar 2018: Dear Parents, The end of term has arrived and with it a hint of Spring to come. We have had a very busy term and unfortunately it has...

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Announcing the Head Girl and Deputy Head Girls elect

29 Mar 2018: Following impressive presentations to the School and staff during assemblies this term, we are delighted to announce the Senior School...

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Prep News

29 Mar 2018: Last week ended with our Reception Assembly for parents.  The girls in the three classes worked very well together to present the theme...

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Excellence Book - Spring Term

29 Mar 2018: The following girls have been commended for their excellent work during the Spring Term:     Subject Name CLASSICS Excellent...

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Art students take inspiration from National Gallery

29 Mar 2018: On Thursday 22 March, Mr Dukes and Mr James escorted Year 10 Art and Design pupils to London to visit the National Gallery and Natural...

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Mathematicians take the UKMT Challenge

29 Mar 2018: Last Friday, Sidrat, Aditi, Marie-Eve and Francesca attended the UK Team Maths Challenge at Aston University.  The competition consisted...

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Scientists and engineers of the future

29 Mar 2018: Year 1 girls recently entertained their parents in an assembly which demonstrated their knowledge of the human body which they have been...

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Sixth Form enjoy a special Afternoon Tea

29 Mar 2018: During the last two periods of the day on Wednesday 28 March, Sixth Form enjoyed a much anticipated afternoon tea, provided by the school’s...

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Spanish role play extends learning

29 Mar 2018: Last week, Year 9 pupils transformed their Spanish classroom into a Spanish mini-market, a mini-restaurant and a mini-bakery to perform...

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Shelley's Frankenstein brings gothic horror to life

29 Mar 2018: On Thursday 15 March, English Literature Sixth Form students visited Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre in celebration of 200 years since...

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MP visit puts politics on the agenda

29 Mar 2018: On Friday 23 March, Preet Gill, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, visited EHS. Preet gave a wide ranging talk about her pathway into politics,...

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Thinking outside the box

29 Mar 2018: In November, girls in Year 5 and 6 were invited to take part in the annual Primary Maths Challenge. This is a competition open to schools...

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Religious buildings visit for students

29 Mar 2018: Year 8 recently went on an enjoyable trip to see examples of three different religious buildings. We all were extremely enthusiastic about...

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Sports Assembly rounds up a successful Spring Term

29 Mar 2018: During the Spring Term the Senior School Netball, Hockey and Gymnastics teams have been busy training and preparing for competitions and...

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Librarian's Top Picks

29 Mar 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Students get hands on with Roman artefacts

29 Mar 2018: Year 11 Latin and Greek pupils recently participated in an artefact handling session. A PhD student from the University of Birmingham presented...

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Oxford and Cambridge conference for Year 12

29 Mar 2018: A group of Year 12 girls attended the annual Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference at Edgbaston Stadium on Tuesday 20 March. This...

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Design & Technology Exhibition: Thursday 26 April 2018

29 Mar 2018: On Thursday 26 April, our Design and Technology: Textiles examination students will be exhibiting their garments and prototypes in the...

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29 Mar 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Inspiration on World Poetry Day

23 Mar 2018: As part of the Bournville BookFest, Year 5 were delighted to be invited to hear the fantastic poet and author Michael Rosen speak at a...

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Prep News

23 Mar 2018: This has been a very busy week in Prep with many girls from Years 2-6 taking their LAMDA examinations.  The three examiners enjoyed their...

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Sociologists play judge and jury

23 Mar 2018: After getting through a series of daunting security procedures, seven A Level Sociology girls excitedly started their trip to Birmingham...

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Year 7 conquer Goodrich Castle

23 Mar 2018: On Wednesday 14 March, Year 7 embarked on a trip to Goodrich Castle in Herefordshire. In History lessons, girls have been studying the...

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A celebration of science

23 Mar 2018: Our Prep pupils are such keen scientists that we have extended British Science Week in school. The Nursery girls visited the Science...

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Year 8 host their very own Samba Carnival!

23 Mar 2018: Throughout the past week, Year 8 have been taking part in samba workshops, led by our very own samba supremos, Miss Williams and Mr Southall!...

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Birmingham University lecture for Sixth Form Classicists

23 Mar 2018: On Saturday 10 March, Classicists in Year 12 attended a series of lectures and workshops at Birmingham University organised by Mrs McAlister...

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Biathlon success for Jemima

23 Mar 2018: Year 7 pupil Jemima was delighted to represent EHS in the British Schools Biathlon Finals at Crystal Palace on the weekend of 16 March. Conditions...

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Perfect Prep Party

23 Mar 2018: Last week ended with one of our favourite social events of the year: it was Prep Party night. EHSPA committee members and the very willing...

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Librarian's Top Picks

23 Mar 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Sportswomen encouraged to 'Discover your gold'

23 Mar 2018: Calling all Senior School athletes! Do you aspire to represent Great Britain at the next Olympic Games in 2020? Did you watch the Winter...

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Academic and pastoral clinics held next week

23 Mar 2018: The next Academic and Pastoral Clinics will take place in school on Monday 26 March and all parents are welcome. Academic Clinic These...

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23 Mar 2018: Lunch Menus Diary Dates

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Geographers complete fieldwork expedition to Barcelona

16 Mar 2018: On Monday 5 March, 12 girls studying Geography A Level left a very snowy Birmingham for the sunshine of Barcelona. The girls arrived in...

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Prep News

16 Mar 2018: We were pleased to have all Prep girls back in school this week following the residential trips to Culmington Manor for Year 4 girls last...

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Excellent results for EHS gymnasts

16 Mar 2018: Earlier this week, EHS teams were delighted to compete in the Birmingham Schools Gymnastics Competition. The competition required each...

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Portsmouth bound

16 Mar 2018: On Friday 9 March, sixteen excited members of the Year 6 Netball Squad set off for the annual EHS Prep Netball Tour to Portsmouth with...

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Academic lecture programme puts Geography centre stage

16 Mar 2018: Edgbaston High School was delighted to welcome Professor Michael Bradshaw this week to speak on the topic of ‘Global Energy Dilemmas: Energy...

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Year 4's Culmington Manor Adventure

16 Mar 2018: Year 4 girls recently enjoyed their first residential trip to the beautiful Culmington Manor in Shropshire. They left school on Wednesday...

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Look out, Medusa's about!

16 Mar 2018: This week at Classics Club our Sixth Form Classicists taught Year 7 the myth of Medusa, the famous snakey Gorgon who was finally slain...

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Lifesavers make a splash

16 Mar 2018: On Saturday 10 March, EHS hosted the Lifesaving Splash Competition for the Warwickshire Branch. Four lifesaving clubs and eight teams competed...

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Year 1 team up with Sixth Form students

16 Mar 2018: With the recent poor weather, Britain's birds have been working hard to find food. To make their lives easier, Year 1 girls teamed up with...

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Maeve's sports career on track

16 Mar 2018: Year 11 student Maeve Taheny undertook work experience at the Indoor World Championships for Athletics at the NIA from Thursday 1 – Sunday...

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Author Lauren James to visit EHS

16 Mar 2018: On Wednesday 28 March, the Senior School will be hosting Lauren James, already well known and loved for her novels, “The Loneliest Girl...

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Librarian's Top Picks

16 Mar 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Parent Survey - Coming soon

16 Mar 2018: We would very much like to seek your views on the work of the School, ideas for future development, and levels of parental satisfaction. This...

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16 Mar 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Assembly marks centenary of voting rights for women

09 Mar 2018: On 6 February 2018, Great Britain celebrated the Representation of the People Act, whereby the franchise was extended to all men over the...

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Prep News

09 Mar 2018: With the unexpected weather at the end of last week we had to postpone several of our events. The Year 1 Bodies Assembly has been rearranged...

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ENT surgeon gives careers talk

09 Mar 2018: On Tuesday 6 March, girls were treated to an academic lecture from renowned surgeon, Mr Richard Irving. Mr Irving is one of the UK’s leading...

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Future scientists learn about the solar system

09 Mar 2018: On Thursday 1 March, although the weather was not very Spring like, Year 2 girls and staff visited Thinktank in Birmingham to extend their...

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From ME to WE

09 Mar 2018: On Wednesday 6 March, 19 students and two members of staff attended the annual WE Day at the SSE Wembley arena in London. The WE Movement...

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EHS App - Download now

09 Mar 2018: As part of our commitment to excellent communication with parents, Edgbaston High School launched a new app for parents in January delivering...

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Sarah completes RAF training

09 Mar 2018: Old Girl Sarah Bracey has recently completed her training with the Royal Air Force. Her passing out parade was held on Tuesday 27 February...

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Onatti theatre delights pupils with French play

09 Mar 2018: On the last Friday morning before half term, girls studying French in Years 8 - 11 were treated to a French play called ‘Mes Chers Voisins’...

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Librarian's Top Picks

09 Mar 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Dancers interpret Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons'

09 Mar 2018: On Wednesday 28 February, EHS held a dance workshop to create a quartet for Ruby Abbas’ A level examination. This was run by Katy Sterran...

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09 Mar 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus

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Academic Lecture Programme: Professor Michael Bradshaw

09 Mar 2018: On Wednesday 14 March, EHS will be hosting an academic lecture delivered by Professor Michael Bradshaw on the topic ‘Global Energy Dilemmas:...

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A celebration of reading on World Book Day

02 Mar 2018: Every year schools across the UK celebrate World Book Day, a day set aside to really celebrate authors, illustrators, books and, most importantly,...

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Prep News

02 Mar 2018: At the end of last half term, we congratulated the three winners of the RE Subject Challenge and presented the prizes. The new challenges...

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Musical maestro

02 Mar 2018: Rebecca, one of the Prep Music prefects, has once again demonstrated her musical prowess with success in a prestigious event. April, our...

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Waterworks extend science curriculum

02 Mar 2018: On Tuesday 27 February, we welcomed a representative from Severn Trent Water to the Prep School who, with the help of some girls in Years...

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Poet Laureates mark World Book Day

02 Mar 2018: In honour of World Book Day two poems were written by the EHS Poet Laureates, Sixth Formers Gaia Wales and Gurpreet Karlcut. Celebrating...

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Year 7 learn about fire safety

02 Mar 2018: At the end of last half term students in Year 7 experienced a fun and enjoyable time when fire officers from the ‘Safeside’ West Midlands...

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January 'Sporting Star' Mollie!

02 Mar 2018: On Saturday 27 January, our Junior and Senior Gymnastics teams competed at the West Midlands Schools competition in Stoke. All our teams...

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Nursery girls celebrate Chinese New Year

02 Mar 2018: In the week before half term the girls in Nursery celebrated the lead in to Chinese New Year. The staff and parents provided decorations...

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Librarian's Top Picks

02 Mar 2018: Don't know what to read next? Stuck reading the same books over and over? Want a suggestion you can trust? These top picks will include...

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Kate Pankhurst and Bournville BookFest come to EHS

02 Mar 2018: As we celebrate 100 years of women winning the vote, we are delighted to be welcoming author-illustrator Kate Pankhurst - who topped the...

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Dance showcase on the horizon

02 Mar 2018: EHS will be staging a Dance Show on the afternoon of Thursday 15 March. The theme is 'around the world' and will be a showcase of the work...

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02 Mar 2018: Diary Dates Lunch Menus  

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