Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

18 Feb 2022: The Discovery Den this week has given the girls the opportunity to visit London, without actually leaving Westbourne. The Underground,...

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EHS Impress at The Great Big Dance Off

EHS Impress at The Great Big Dance Off

18 Feb 2022: Wednesday was a day full of Dance, beginning in Senior School with a Dance assembly and followed by 120 Prep and Senior students going...

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Prep News

Prep News

18 Feb 2022: As we approach half term we have enjoyed another busy week full of variety.  It began with assemblies from girls in 5D, 5E and 5F performed...

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Abroad at Home

Abroad at Home

18 Feb 2022: Last week, girls in Years 3, 5 and 6 recorded a fashion show and cafe scene using the Green Screen technology. Year 3 performed a conversation...

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German Students Play Detective

German Students Play Detective

18 Feb 2022: After a very early start, we arrived on time for our German adventure at the Goethe-Institut in South Kensington. We were greeted by...

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A Walk in the (Wet) English Countryside for D of E

A Walk in the (Wet) English Countryside for D of E

18 Feb 2022: Sunday morning dawned damp, windy and cold - not ideal conditions for a long and arduous walk through the English countryside. Undeterred...

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Spotlight on Careers: Dentistry

Spotlight on Careers: Dentistry

18 Feb 2022: Last week we were lucky enough to welcome Old Girl Dr Sumandeep Kailey back into school. Sumandeep graduated as a dentist last year and...

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Artists in Action

Artists in Action

18 Feb 2022: As part of their study of Portraiture Year 5 pupils were delighted to be invited to the Senior School Art room for a lesson developing...

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Super Science Trip

Super Science Trip

18 Feb 2022: Year 2 were off to Think Tank on Friday with very eager and excited girls.  They all bounced into school first thing in the morning as...

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Lab Rats Make Crunchie Foam

Lab Rats Make Crunchie Foam

18 Feb 2022: Stand aside Cadbury, there's a new team of confectioners in town! This week, the Lab Rats were making Crunchie foam bringing the Science...

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Inside the Discovery Den

Inside the Discovery Den

18 Feb 2022: In the Discovery Den this week Westbourne girls have furthered their knowledge of England’s capital city London. They have had opportunities...

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Student Raises Money for MAAC

Student Raises Money for MAAC

18 Feb 2022: In December, Year 12 student Shayma joined her father and a group of volunteers in raising donations for The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity...

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Indira Selected as Childnet Youth Ambassador

Indira Selected as Childnet Youth Ambassador

18 Feb 2022: Congratulations to Sixth Form student Indira Jagpal who was recently selected for the role of Digital Champion, a youth ambassador for...

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A Brilliant Half Term for the Lifesavers

A Brilliant Half Term for the Lifesavers

18 Feb 2022: With almost 60 participants, Lifesaving Club is one of the most popular clubs in Senior School with training sessions taking place after...

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Sixth Formers Enjoy Cinema Night

Sixth Formers Enjoy Cinema Night

18 Feb 2022: Just before the holiday and after a busy half term, the Sixth Formers had a chance to relax with an evening of entertainment - the Sixth...

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Discovering King Richard III

Discovering King Richard III

11 Feb 2022: As soon as we stepped off the train, Leicester's allure pulled us in; from its defined Victorian architecture to the historical sites rooted...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 Feb 2022: This week has seen us focus on two very important topics in our assemblies. One of these was keeping safe online when we marked Safer Internet...

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Strong Start for Debating Club

Strong Start for Debating Club

11 Feb 2022: With the demanding pressures of Year 13 and being Head Girl, Fareedat Kenyon relinquished the role of Debating Captain and as befits her...

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A Lesson in Graphics for Year 6

A Lesson in Graphics for Year 6

11 Feb 2022: This week the girls in 6I made a visit to the Graphics studio in Senior School for an introduction to using Photoshop software. We were...

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Meet Our Deputy Head Academic

Meet Our Deputy Head Academic

11 Feb 2022: The Senior School's Deputy Head Academic Kam Purewal joined EHS at the start of January 2022; she was previously Head of Sixth Form at...

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Spotlight on EHS Poet Laureate

Spotlight on EHS Poet Laureate

11 Feb 2022: The role of EHS Poet Laureate was introduced in the 2017-18 academic year. Awarded to a student in the Sixth Form, the accolade aims to...

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Violet Makes Her Mark

Violet Makes Her Mark

11 Feb 2022: Year 9 pupil and Junior Archer Violet was delighted to have been recently invited to attend a development day with a compound archery squad....

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Inside the Discovery Den

Inside the Discovery Den

11 Feb 2022: This week in the Discovery Den girls have been learning about recycling. This is an important topic and the girls have enjoyed finding...

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A Day in the Life of a Sixth Former

A Day in the Life of a Sixth Former

11 Feb 2022: There was much excitement on Monday morning when Sixth Form welcomed the current Year 11 students and a number of external students for...

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‘Growing Together’ – Children’s Mental Health Week

‘Growing Together’ – Children’s Mental Health Week

11 Feb 2022: At EHS we recognise how important it is that children know they need to be both physically and mentally healthy.  In line with Children’s...

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Students Prepare for RAG Week

Students Prepare for RAG Week

11 Feb 2022: RAG Week begins on 14 February, with an entire week of different activities to get involved with.  The school will be raising money...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

11 Feb 2022: In addition to exploring the theme of recycling in our Discovery Den this week, girls in all year groups have been busy extending their...

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School Birthday Celebrations

School Birthday Celebrations

04 Feb 2022: Each year in January the whole school, from Nursery to Year 13, gathers together to celebrate Edgbaston High School’s ‘birthday’ and 146...

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A Beautiful Day for D of E

A Beautiful Day for D of E

04 Feb 2022: With signs of spring on the horizon at last, the weekend brought with it some beautiful weather.  35 Year 10 girls took full advantage...

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An Audience With EHS

An Audience With EHS

04 Feb 2022: Senior School recently welcomed guests to ‘An Audience with EHS’, a special virtual event designed to give prospective pupils an insight...

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Prep News

Prep News

04 Feb 2022: This has been a very busy week, as usual. It began with success in Netball. Our Year 5 girls enjoyed their first competitive match against...

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EHS Talks: Dr Zania Stamataki

EHS Talks: Dr Zania Stamataki

04 Feb 2022: We are delighted to announce Dr Zania Stamataki as the next speaker in our popular ‘EHS Talks’ lecture series. Dr Zania Stamataki, a...

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

04 Feb 2022: The girls in Westbourne and the Prep School have have also celebrated the start of Chinese New Year and the year of the tiger in a variety...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

04 Feb 2022: This week has been National Story Telling Week which provided us with some really enjoyable moments in Westbourne. These started in Nursery...

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Senior School Musician of the Year

Senior School Musician of the Year

04 Feb 2022: As you will know, the Senior School runs a biennial Music competition, Musician of the Year. Last year's event was presented in an online...

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Careers Fair Announced

Careers Fair Announced

04 Feb 2022: We are delighted to confirm that the school will host a Careers Fair on Wednesday 23 March with the aim of providing opportunities for...

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Horrible Historians Make a Scene

Horrible Historians Make a Scene

04 Feb 2022: At the end of last term, Year 12 Historians Abigail and Polly came up with the idea of launching a Horrible Histories competition. Open...

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Speed Dating With a Difference

Speed Dating With a Difference

04 Feb 2022: This week, girls in Year 9 enjoyed Speed Dating with a difference! Each girl was paired with another from her year group and in their couples...

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Our Discovery Den

Our Discovery Den

04 Feb 2022: The theme in the Discovery Den this week was colour mixing.  The girls learnt all about primary and secondary colours. One of the activities...

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