Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Girls Aloud

30 Jun 2023: Senior School debating and public speaking activities ended for the year with a Year 7 public speaking competition. Speaking in the...

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Puppets on Parade

30 Jun 2023: On Thursday 22 June, Major Mustard the puppeteer visited Edgbaston High School and the Year 1 girls. They enjoyed watching his puppet show...

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This Week in Westbourne

30 Jun 2023: With the arrival of the sunny weather our youngest girls in Nursery and Kindergarten have focused their studies on the topic of Summer. Nursery...

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Prep News

30 Jun 2023: After ending last week with our whole day of Sport including girls from Nursery to Year 6 we returned this week to more performances.  We...

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Starting to Swim

30 Jun 2023: In the Prep School we recently celebrated success in the English Schools Swimming Association for our Year 6 swimmers who were placed fourth...

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Prep Festival of Sports

30 Jun 2023: Last Friday saw a whole day of sport in the Prep School. The day started with girls in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception taking to...

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Poet Matt Windle Visits EHS

30 Jun 2023: Year 9 and 10 students enjoyed some hugely engaging poetry sessions with Matt Windle, Birmingham Poet Laureate (2016-18) and professional...

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Discovering Under the Sea

30 Jun 2023: Girls have been looking at 'Under the Sea' in the Discovery Den in Westbourne this week. They have learnt new facts about star fish...

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Milly Reports on BBC Newsround

30 Jun 2023: The nearby Edgbaston Stadium is playing host to the test cricket series The Ashes which pits England against Australia. To mark the start...

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Pupils Take on the European Challenge

30 Jun 2023: In the world of business, what is it like to try and sell your product to countries that are unfamiliar with it and that don’t speak your...

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Students Gain Insight Into Creative Industry

23 Jun 2023: A group of 45 pupils from Year 10 and 12 headed down to the fabulous Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden on a truly inspirational day trip.  After...

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Prep News

23 Jun 2023: Recently we celebrated our Diversity Day at school inspired by the book, ‘Sunflower Sisters’.  As part of that day Year 4 girls planted...

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Visiting Verulamium

23 Jun 2023: Last week the Classics department took Year 8 to St Albans, where the ancient Roman town Verulamium once stood. After a sunny picnic the...

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Live Sport Experience for Year 3

23 Jun 2023: Sport and physical education is very important in the Prep School with the girls given as many opportunities as possible to experience...

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New Sixth Form Committee Announced

23 Jun 2023: The Sixth Form Committee exists to bring together EHS as a community and enables Sixth Formers to engage with Senior School across a multitude...

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STEM in Action

23 Jun 2023: This week in the Prep School, girls have been able to experience STEM subjects in action both inside and outside of the classroom.  As...

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Animals Everywhere!

23 Jun 2023: Reception girls had a fabulous day out at West Midlands Safari park this week. They were excited to see so many animals lying outside in...

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Looking to the Future

23 Jun 2023: Year 12 students recently attended a day of workshops and talks designed to help them plan and prepare for their next steps after A Levels. The...

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Year 3 Environmentalists

23 Jun 2023: As part of their Science topic on ‘Helping Plants Grow Well’ Year 3 visited Lower Smite Farm owned by Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. The...

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Treat and Challenge for Year 12

23 Jun 2023: After a gruelling couple of months, Year 12 students celebrated the end of their examinations with a special treat and challenge day at...

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ESSA Success for Prep

23 Jun 2023: The English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) was formed in 1949 with a view to promoting the teaching of swimming. The ESSA Championships...

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Year 8's Barton Hall Adventure

23 Jun 2023: At the start of last week Year 8 set off for Barton Hall near Torquay in Devon on their Team Building residential. After a fairly long...

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This Week in Westbourne

23 Jun 2023: In our Discovery Den in Westbourne all girls in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception have enjoyed finding out more about bees and learning...

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Girl Guitarists Galore!

23 Jun 2023: The Prep Guitar Ensemble took part on Sunday in the Leamington Spa Competitive Music Festival which was held at Warwick School. They...

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Discover EHS: Senior School Open Day

16 Jun 2023: Edgbaston High school will hold a Senior School and Sixth Form Open Event on the evening of Thursday 22 June. The event runs from 4.30...

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Prep News

16 Jun 2023: Our week in Prep has been a busy one with practices for Sports Day well under way, and a number of trips and enrichment activities for...

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Carpe Diem! Classicists Seize the Day

16 Jun 2023: This week a group of girls studying Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation from Years 10 and 12 travelled to London to visit the British...

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Summer Music

16 Jun 2023: Music wafted all through school on Wednesday evening as Prep held their annual Summer Concert. Girls from all years in Prep, from Year...

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Minibeast Hunt for Year 2

16 Jun 2023: Year 2 pupils had a fantastic day out at Kingsbury Water Park. The activities supported work currently being studied in Science lessons...

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It All Adds Up at Legoland

16 Jun 2023: This week Year 7 pupils hopped onto the coach for our Maths trip, buzzing with excitement, deciding which rides we wanted to go on the...

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Visiting Ancient Egypt

16 Jun 2023: Year 6 enjoyed a visit to Ancient Egypt on Friday when 'History off the Page' helped them travel back in time to extend their knowledge...

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Outdoor Learning with Parents

16 Jun 2023: This week we welcomed our Kindergarten parents to join us in the outdoor classroom for a warm and sunny afternoon! It was lovely to see...

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Gardeners Prepare for Allotment Open Day

16 Jun 2023: Year 5 Gardening Club girls had a lovely time on Tuesday, thoroughly enjoying the summer sunshine. They happily came home with their first...

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Geographers Visit Carding Mill Valley

16 Jun 2023: Year 8 pupils recently travelled to Shropshire to visit Carding Mill Valley, a National Trust site home to the Ashbrooke River, to investigate...

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Record for Young Linguists

09 Jun 2023: On Wednesday 7 June, Emily P, Gurbani G (Year 3), Sofia ML, Supreeta KJ, Amelia H, Hitha I (Year 4) and Shayanna P (Year 6) all took part...

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Hard Work Pays Off for Cricketers

09 Jun 2023: Both the U13 and U15 cricket teams competed against KE Fiveways this week. Both teams had been training extremely hard before the half-term...

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Animal Magic

09 Jun 2023: Westbourne have had a wonderful visit from Animals in Hands this week. This gave Reception children a deeper insight into some more unusual...

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Former Head Girl Takes the Stage

09 Jun 2023: Former Head Girl Fareedat Kenyon (2021), who is in her first year studying English and Drama at Warwick University, has made her first...

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News from Prep

09 Jun 2023: Everyone returned from the half term break refreshed and ready for the new term ahead with much to look forward to. Year 1 had a particularly...

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Join us for Pre-Prep Open Morning

09 Jun 2023: Parents are invited to join us for our Pre-Prep Open Morning next week on Friday 16 June. Come and see why girls aged 2 ½ - 5 years flourish...

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Out and About with Holiday Club

09 Jun 2023: Holiday Club week was a good mix of indoor and outdoor activities especially once the sun came out.   Cooking was a favourite activity...

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Drama Students Perform Examination Piece

09 Jun 2023: It was Year 13 performing their practical examination of House of Bernada Alba. The House of Bernarda Alba is a play by the Spanish...

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This Week in Westbourne

09 Jun 2023: Animals great and small have definitely been on the agenda for studies this week in Westbourne and the visit from Animals in Hand on Thursday...

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