Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Senior Musician of the Year Competition

23 Feb 2024: In a crescendo of talent and passion, the sounds of the Senior Musician of the Year House Competition final echoed through the corridors...

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Violin Virtuoso

23 Feb 2024: This week we are celebrating the success of Jessica, one of our very talented violinists in the Prep School.   Last weekend Jessica...

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Prep's Super Scientists

23 Feb 2024: Despite trends in STEM subjects that suggest less engagement from girls, this could not be further from the truth at Edgbaston High School...

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Living La Dolce Vita

23 Feb 2024: Pupils in Years 10-13 experienced La Dolce Vita on a trip to Rome with the Classics Department, enjoying many classical and cultural aspects...

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Artists in the Making

23 Feb 2024: As part of their study of Portraiture Year 5 were delighted to be invited to the Senior School Art room for a lesson to develop their sketching...

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Mathematicians Head to Maths Fest

23 Feb 2024: A group of enthusiastic Sixth Form Mathematicians embarked on an educational journey to London to participate in Maths Fest 2024, held...

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News from Prep

23 Feb 2024: We were pleased to welcome everyone back from the half term break and interested to hear all of their news. Our first day back was certainly...

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Learning About German Culture

23 Feb 2024: Just before half term, visiting schools to Warwick University enjoyed a creative day learning about the traditions of the Cologne "Karneval"....

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A Hive of Activity at Spelling Bee

23 Feb 2024: There was no let-up of pace for Year 7 as they gathered in the Octagon to take part in our annual Spelling Bee.  The dynamic Mr Skilbeck...

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Teatime Music Treat

23 Feb 2024: Many girls in the Prep School have individual Music lessons and relish the opportunity to perform. Our termly Teatime Concerts throughout...

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Sociologists Explore Criminal Justice System

23 Feb 2024: On Wednesday, the Year 13 Sociology students had the opportunity to visit the Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.  During the visit, the...

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Curiosity Corner

23 Feb 2024: In Westbourne, we continue to encourage and engage our youngest children with their learning both inside and outside of the classroom.  Along...

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Insights into Water Management

23 Feb 2024: Amidst the hustle and bustle of a typical Monday, Year 11 students received a talk as part of their AQA GCSE in Chemistry from Severn Trent...

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Animation and Visual Effects Brought to Life

23 Feb 2024: We were delighted to welcome Dr Rehan Zia to the Art department to talk to students about the Animation and Visual Effects courses offered...

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This Week in Westbourne

23 Feb 2024: In Nursery the theme this week has been The Queen of Hearts and girls have happily shared their items from home on the display table. They...

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Pancake Race!

23 Feb 2024: Inter House events are always keenly supported in the Prep School and girls look forward to representing their Houses in a range of different...

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Second Hand Uniform Sale

23 Feb 2024: The EHS Parents Association hosts monthly second hand uniform sales throughout the year to provide good quality second hand uniform to...

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Happy Birthday, EHS!

09 Feb 2024: Established in 1876, Edgbaston High proudly holds the distinction of being the oldest independent girls' school in Birmingham, with this...

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Archer Selected for European Youth Cup GB Team

09 Feb 2024: We are delighted to announce that Year 11 pupil Violet has earned a spot on the Team GB arching squad for the forthcoming 2024 European...

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News from Prep

09 Feb 2024: This week started early on Sunday afternoon when Year 6 netball fanatics enjoyed their first live netball experience at Worcester Arena....

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Creative Directors and Linguists

09 Feb 2024: This week, girls in Years 3 and 5 have combined their skills in several curriculum areas to film a French café scene and fashion show using...

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Black Heritage Walk

09 Feb 2024: Year 13 English students recently visited Handsworth to partake in a Black Heritage Walk, informing their study of ‘Small Island’ by Andrea...

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Kindergarten Have Balanceability

09 Feb 2024: We are delighted to announce the introduction of Balanceability to our Kindergarten curriculum.   Balanceability is a revolutionary approach...

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Year 2 Super Scientists

09 Feb 2024: On Monday, Year 2 enjoyed visiting the Thinktank Museum as part of their Science topic ‘Colour and Light’.  They had the opportunity...

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Winners Revealed in Poetry Competition

09 Feb 2024: This week, the spotlight shines on the winners of a Senior School poetry competition. Organised jointly by the English department and the...

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Wellbeing Week Full of Stories

09 Feb 2024: A Wellbeing Week Full of Stories in Westbourne Girls in Westbourne have enjoyed a week full of stories which has been in line with World...

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World Read Aloud Day

09 Feb 2024: Wednesday 7 February was the 15th annual World Read Aloud Day, and girls from EHS Prep School joined millions of people from around the...

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Children’s Mental Health Week

09 Feb 2024: At EHS, we are committed to fostering the holistic well-being of our pupils all year-round and believe in addressing the needs of the whole...

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EHSPA Quiz Returns

09 Feb 2024: Friday 2 February saw the return of the EHSPA Quiz Night - but with a new look. This year the Quiz moved to the Octagon which afforded...

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U14 Netballers Through to National Finals!

02 Feb 2024: Last weekend our U14 Netball team competed in the Regional Schools Netball Tournament at Phoenix Collegiate School in West Bromwich. The...

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Prep News

02 Feb 2024: Last week ended with the girls being encouraged to take part in the Great British Birdwatch over the weekend which a number of them did....

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Westbourne Birdwatchers

02 Feb 2024: Last weekend was the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and twitchers all over the country were out and about noting the birds they saw. Children...

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Classicists Explore Ancient Tragedy

02 Feb 2024: On Friday, Sixth Form Classical Civilisation students attended the Warwick Drama Festival. This year it was centred around Aeschylus’ The...

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Storytellers Supreme

02 Feb 2024: This week has been National Storytelling Week, across the country. This annual event is a celebration of the power of sharing stories....

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Year 7 Set a Course for Space Centre

02 Feb 2024: This term, Year 7 are studying Space Physics, looking at the Physics behind the phenomena we see when we look up into the sky. As a part...

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Oral Health Day

02 Feb 2024: Each half term we hold a day when we focus on a ‘beyond the curriculum’ topic. On Wednesday of this week Westbourne children took part...

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Year 12 Explore Faith at Birmingham Cathedral

02 Feb 2024: On the morning of Tuesday 30 January, the Year 12 Religious Studies students set out to visit Birmingham Cathedral, in the city centre,...

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This Week in Westbourne

02 Feb 2024: In addition to reviewing their weekend of birdwatching and focusing on oral health, the girls in Westbourne have been fully engaged in...

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