Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

26 Feb 2021: Girls in Nursery enjoyed celebrating the start of the Year of the Ox at Chinese New Year on the last Friday of the half term. They looked...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

26 Feb 2021: It is clear from our online galleries that the girls in the Prep School enjoyed a busy and productive half term break.  Our growing Art...

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Words from Westbourne

Words from Westbourne

26 Feb 2021: In this first week back after half term girls in Nursery have focused their activities on the Nursery Rhyme, ‘Hey Diddle Diddle.’  They...

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Year 7 History students get creative!

Year 7 History students get creative!

25 Feb 2021: Before half term, Year 7 History students were tasked with making their own Motte & Bailey castle model with whatever they had around the...

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Virtual Sixth Form Taster Day

Virtual Sixth Form Taster Day

24 Feb 2021: On Wednesday, both our Year 11 Students and our External applicants joined us online for our 'Virtual Sixth Form Taster Day'.  During...

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Year 7 Creative Writing

Year 7 Creative Writing

24 Feb 2021: As we approach spring my Year 7 continue to enjoy their creative writing. This week we have pieces from 2 students who have contributed...

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Fit for February Half Term Update

Fit for February Half Term Update

23 Feb 2021: Half term has provided pupils with an opportunity to have a break from their computer screens and take part in our Fit for February monthly...

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Lucy starts her charity Readathon!

Lucy starts her charity Readathon!

22 Feb 2021: During the most recent lockdown, Lucy (8G), has started a ‘Readathon’ to raise funds for Book Aid International. The charity sends books...

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School Birthday Competition Results

School Birthday Competition Results

22 Feb 2021: Thank you so much for your superb entries into the House Birthday Competition.  We were so impressed with your creativity and skill in...

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Polly speaks out about climate change on BBC News

Polly speaks out about climate change on BBC News

22 Feb 2021: A few weeks ago, I saw that a BBC Religion Journalist, Sophia Smith Galer, was asking to speak to young Christians who care about the planet....

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Year 6 Culinary Capers

Year 6 Culinary Capers

12 Feb 2021: In their French lessons Year 6 girls having been finding out more about French culture, alongside their language studies. As an extension...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

12 Feb 2021: In last Friday’s Celebration Assembly we congratulated Amelia In Year 4 who was announced as the Prep Winner in the Winter Wildlife Art...

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Message from Mrs Rees - Kindness and gratitude

Message from Mrs Rees - Kindness and gratitude

12 Feb 2021: Our Year 13 Leadership Team got this week off to a great start with two important messages in their assembly: Kindness Counts and Gratitude...

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The Wonders of Westbourne

The Wonders of Westbourne

12 Feb 2021: The girls in Nursery have spent a royal week with activities based on ‘The Queen of Hearts’ rhyme.  They began the week with an assembly...

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Fit for February Update

Fit for February Update

10 Feb 2021: It is pleasing to see that our students are engaging in our Fit for February challenge.  Everyone that is tracking their physical activity...

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Saimah wins the West Midlands Young Active Citizen Award

Saimah wins the West Midlands Young Active Citizen Award

10 Feb 2021: We are pleased to announce that Saimah Zulfiquar in Year 13 has won the West Midlands Young Active Citizen Award. The current Award, organised...

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Year 7 Macbeth Puppets

Year 7 Macbeth Puppets

10 Feb 2021: Year 7 have been studying Macbeth this term. My class were given a choice of tasks based on the witches. Some of the girls designed puppets...

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Year 9 hard at work in lockdown!

Year 9 hard at work in lockdown!

08 Feb 2021: This week Year 9 have enjoyed Mental Health awareness week and made a big effort to focus on their self care. We have enjoyed looking at...

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School Birthday Celebrations

School Birthday Celebrations

05 Feb 2021: Each year in January the whole school, from Nursery to Year 13, staff and girls gathers together to celebrate Edgbaston High School’s birthday. ...

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Big Garden Birdwatch

Big Garden Birdwatch

05 Feb 2021: Birds in Birmingham enjoyed a tasty treat last weekend when many of our girls chose to make bird feeders as part of the RSPB Big Garden...

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Express Yourself

Express Yourself

05 Feb 2021: In the Prep School this week, we have focused on positive well-being as it has been Children’s Mental Health Week.  The theme, which has...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

05 Feb 2021: We ended last week with a whole school event, involving girls and staff from Nursery to Year 13.  This was our school birthday celebration. ...

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Vive La France!

Vive La France!

05 Feb 2021: Madame Hennous has once again been impressed with the standard of French and the acting skills on display by the girls in the Preparatory...

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Words From Westbourne

Words From Westbourne

05 Feb 2021: The focused rhyme of the week this week in Nursery has been Polly Put the Kettle On.  The girls have really enjoyed a range of activities,...

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EHS Heroes!

EHS Heroes!

05 Feb 2021: Meet 3 of our old girls currently working in the fight against COVID19. These girls have kindly put together a careers profile for our...

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Greenpeace Lecture

Greenpeace Lecture

05 Feb 2021: On Wednesday 3rd February 2021, the girls in the Senior School enjoyed an inspiring academic lecture by Niharika Manu, an ambassador for...

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Wildlife through the Window Winners!

Wildlife through the Window Winners!

05 Feb 2021: This January Mrs Crimp encouraged the girls to get outside and enjoy nature by launching the winter wildlife through the window competition....

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Music Scholarship Success

Music Scholarship Success

03 Feb 2021: Student Head of Music, Lucie in Year 13, completed her Music College auditions just before Christmas on both the Viola and Oboe.  After...

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Stress and Wellbeing seminar for parents

Stress and Wellbeing seminar for parents

03 Feb 2021: Elevate Education are continuing to offer free webinars for our school as we run some of their programmes in school- please see the details...

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Year 7 Creative Writers

Year 7 Creative Writers

03 Feb 2021: We are now on week 3 of the creative writing showcase and I begin with some good news. Many of you will have read Zhian Rahman Jackson’s...

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Children's Mental Health Week - reference links

Children's Mental Health Week - reference links

01 Feb 2021: Last week I outlined some of the outstanding pastoral care on offer here at EHS.  This week we have been sign posting pupils to a number...

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