Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Head's message

Head's message

27 Mar 2020: We come to the end of one of the strangest weeks of my teaching career and, indeed, my life. Everyone in the country has experienced a...

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Farewell, Year 13

Farewell, Year 13

27 Mar 2020: Last week, as the Prime Minister announced plans to close all schools at the end of the day on Friday 20 March and a nation started to...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

27 Mar 2020: In the Prep School we normally start the week with our Celebration Assembly but I am ending this first week of ‘Working Together Whilst...

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Fine artists flex their creativity

Fine artists flex their creativity

27 Mar 2020: During this first week of school closure pupils have been required to adapt to a new style of learning. The girls have risen remarkably...

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Prep linguists succeed again

Prep linguists succeed again

27 Mar 2020: We are pleased to share the great news that six girls from EHS Prep have qualified for the Junior Language Challenge 2020 Regional Final.  Our...

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Let's get physical!

Let's get physical!

27 Mar 2020: As everyone, pupils and teachers alike, adapts to online learning, the PE department have been encouraging EHS to take regular breaks from...

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Announcing the new Student Leadership Team

Announcing the new Student Leadership Team

20 Mar 2020: Following the announcement of the Head Girl elect in last week’s edition of Friday Headlines, we are delighted to announce the new Deputy...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

20 Mar 2020: Despite some events needing to be cancelled or postponed we have still had much to celebrate and for the girls to enjoy this week. Last...

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Artists demonstrate talent and flair

Artists demonstrate talent and flair

20 Mar 2020: On Wednesday 11 March, a celebration of Sixth Form art work took place in assembly. The art showcase focused on work produced by Year 12...

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It's 'Game On' for  Sports Relief

It's 'Game On' for Sports Relief

20 Mar 2020: Girls in the Prep School enjoy participating in a wide range of sports both inside and out of school which we recognise regularly in our...

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Reception girls turn art critics

Reception girls turn art critics

20 Mar 2020: We value greatly the many additional opportunities that being part of a school educating pupils from Early Years to Sixth Form has to offer. This...

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Milano Gymnastics National Finals 2020

Milano Gymnastics National Finals 2020

20 Mar 2020: On Friday 13 March, three EHS gymnasts travelled to Stoke-on-Trent to compete in the under 16 age group of the Milano Gymnastics National...

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Portsmouth fun for Year 6 netballers

Portsmouth fun for Year 6 netballers

20 Mar 2020: Last term, EHS hosted girls from St John’s College, Portsmouth for their netball tour of the Midlands. The return visit took place recently...

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Year 6 share message of hope

Year 6 share message of hope

20 Mar 2020: Girls in Year 6 are doing their bit to stay positive and spread some hope at this challenging time. Class 6I were so proud and excited...

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Librarian's top picks

Librarian's top picks

20 Mar 2020: Need a good book to curl up with? Look no further than these Top Book Picks from your very own school librarian! Whether you’re looking...

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Announcing our new Head Girl

Announcing our new Head Girl

13 Mar 2020: Edgbaston High School is delighted to announce Naomi Okafor as Head Girl elect for the academic year 2020-21. Now in Year 12, Naomi...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

13 Mar 2020: We were pleased to welcome our Year 6 girls back from their Netball Tour to Portsmouth at the weekend. We are sure that the additional...

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Investigation and inspiration: British Science Week

Investigation and inspiration: British Science Week

13 Mar 2020: British Science Week is one of the most popular educational weeks in Britain. It’s a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering...

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Wimbledon hopefuls?

Wimbledon hopefuls?

13 Mar 2020: With an early start to Wednesday morning, a group of Year 3 girls and their parents enjoyed an energetic and exciting Tennis Workshop with...

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Dance event showcases talent

Dance event showcases talent

13 Mar 2020: On Monday this week, we hosted our whole school EHS Dance Show.  The hotly-anticipated evening was a huge success with some outstanding...

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Beyond the curriculum in Reception

Beyond the curriculum in Reception

13 Mar 2020: Last Friday, Reception enjoyed taking part in their Beyond the Curriculum activities. The sun shone for a lovely visit to the Botanical...

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Students explore the Gothic genre

Students explore the Gothic genre

13 Mar 2020: On Thursday 5 March, Year 12 and 13 English Literature and Language groups travelled to Manchester to see a production of Wuthering Heights...

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Nursery explore Spring colour

Nursery explore Spring colour

13 Mar 2020: This week, Nursery girls have celebrated a Hindu festival of Colour called 'Holi'. They had fun playing with powder paint and decorating...

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The World of Books

The World of Books

13 Mar 2020: Girls at EHS clearly have a love of literature and this was very much in evidence last week when the whole school community of pupils and...

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Librarian's top picks

Librarian's top picks

13 Mar 2020: Need a good book to curl up with? Look no further than these Top Book Picks from your very own school librarian! Whether you’re looking...

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Exclusive discount for EHS families at Edgbaston Priory Club

Exclusive discount for EHS families at Edgbaston Priory Club

13 Mar 2020: One of the country’s most prestigious racquets and leisure clubs, Edgbaston Priory Club, offers facilities for the whole family to enjoy...

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Links

Links

13 Mar 2020: Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu Senior School Calendar - Spring Term 2020 Prep School Calendar - Spring Term 2020

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Celebrating International Women’s Day #EACHFOREQUAL

Celebrating International Women’s Day #EACHFOREQUAL

06 Mar 2020: This Sunday 8 March is International Women’s Day, a day where people around the world will celebrate the social, economic, cultural and...

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Prep News

Prep News

06 Mar 2020: Our busy week last week ended with Year 4 enjoying their Rainforest Roadshow and with Risha, a pianist, winning the final of our Prep Young...

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Musical maestros

Musical maestros

06 Mar 2020: After several weeks of preliminary auditions for the Prep Musician of the Year the final took place on Thursday 27 February in the Octagon....

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Pupils inspired by the WE Movement

Pupils inspired by the WE Movement

06 Mar 2020: This week, selected girls from across Years 8-11 attended WE Day UK 2020, a celebration of young people and teachers who have made a difference....

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Spanish theatre visit: 'La Casa de Bernarda Alba'

Spanish theatre visit: 'La Casa de Bernarda Alba'

06 Mar 2020: This week, Miss López and I took the Sixth Form Spanish students to the Crescent Theatre in Birmingham to watch a performance by the Cervantes...

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Going wild at the Rainforest Roadshow

Going wild at the Rainforest Roadshow

06 Mar 2020: Year 4 were transported to warmer climes this chilly February. The girls had a fantastic opportunity to take their learning beyond the...

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Library hosts World Book Day celebrations

Library hosts World Book Day celebrations

06 Mar 2020: On Thursday 5 March, the Senior School library marked World Book Day with some exciting activities involving jelly beans, book ‘prescriptions’...

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EHS Dance Showcase - Monday 9 March

EHS Dance Showcase - Monday 9 March

06 Mar 2020: On Monday 9 March, we will be staging our EHS Dance Showcase. The theme is 'Influential People' which will share the work from pupils in...

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Digital leaders

Digital leaders

06 Mar 2020: The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme is a youth leadership training programme that encourages pupils to educate their peers about online...

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Links

Links

06 Mar 2020: Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu

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