Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Green Fingers at the Ready

31 Mar 2023: Now that the nights are lighter the Prep Gardening Club is back up and running.  Mrs Hobbs took some Year 5 girls to the school allotment...

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This Week in Westbourne

31 Mar 2023: Easter has been a focus for activities in all Westbourne classes this week.  In Nursery, the seasonal cards they made involved creating...

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Announcing the New Student Leadership Team

31 Mar 2023: This week we were delighted to announce the Senior School Student Leadership Team for the academic year 2022-23. Let us give you an introduction...

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Prep News

31 Mar 2023: Having ended last week with trips for Years 1 and 5 which you can read more about in the separate articles we have enjoyed another busy...

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A Celebration of Collective Cultures

31 Mar 2023: In the last week of the Spring Term, our school had a fabulous second EHS Celebration of Collective Cultures.  The Sixth Form students...

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Prep Musician of the Year

31 Mar 2023: Auditions for our Prep Young Musician of the Year competition started in January when all girls in Prep, in Years 3 – 6, were invited to...

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EHS Welcomes Award-Winning Author

31 Mar 2023: Award-winning author, Jamila Gavin, visited us on Thursday 30 March, to spend an hour with Year 9 and the subsequent afternoon with the...

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Year 1 Scientists

31 Mar 2023: Year 1 girls recently visited Thinktank Science Museum to consolidate their learning on the topic of ‘My Body’ which they have been studying...

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EHS Performing Arts Showcase

31 Mar 2023: EHS presented its first ever combined Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday 23 March in the Octagon. The event included musicians, singers,...

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Local History Comes Alive

31 Mar 2023: The Black Country Museum gave Year 5 a taste of the past last week as they followed the life of a Victorian child.  The girls decided...

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Lively Discussion at Book Club

31 Mar 2023: As well as their A level set texts, our Year 12 and 13 English Literature students are expected to engage in reading a wide variety of...

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Sixth Form Super Sleuths

24 Mar 2023: Students put on their detective caps and applied their best sleuthing skills at the Spring Term Sixth Form Social. The Sixth Form Enrichment...

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Cross Country Champions

24 Mar 2023: On Friday 17 March, EHS Prep had great success at Hallfield’s Schools Cross Country Race 2023.  Twelve EHS girls did a sterling job...

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Debaters Consider the Issues

24 Mar 2023: It’s been a busy term for debating. The debating captains continue to run the lunchtime clubs on Mondays and Tuesdays, and this term have...

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Art Exhibition Explores Nature

24 Mar 2023: Visitors to the Botanical Gardens should drop into the Art Gallery to see a selection of work from Edgbaston High School pupils. Pupils...

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Young Cricketers

24 Mar 2023: Girls in Years 1 and 2 enjoyed a fantastic morning of cricket on the Astro on Tuesday, courtesy of All Stars Cricket Coaching.  They...

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Author Visit Brings Book to Life

24 Mar 2023: On Monday 20 March, girls in Reception and Year 1 welcomed a special visitor to EHS. We were lucky enough to have been given the opportunity...

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This Week in Westbourne

24 Mar 2023: Last week finished with all girls and staff wearing red, in support of Comic Relief Day and helping others. Reception girls also entertained...

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Taking Care of our Teeth

24 Mar 2023: On Wednesday of this week girls in Westbourne took part in a beyond the curriculum, Oral Health Day.   We were very fortunate to have...

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Biathlete in Top Ten Finish

17 Mar 2023: At the weekend Year 12 student Jemima took part in the British Schools Modern Biathlon Championships, an invitational competition that...

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Cartographers in the Making

17 Mar 2023: Reception girls have been exploring this week and have been introduced to the world of map reading.   They used a school map to visit...

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English Students Enjoy Performance of The Moth

17 Mar 2023: Year 12 and 13 English students recently braved the inclement weather to head to the Old Joint Stock Theatre in the City centre to watch...

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This Week in Westbourne

17 Mar 2023: In addition to a map-making adventure this week, the girls in Reception have demonstrated their understanding of counting to 20 in Mathematics....

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Singing Success on Prep Choral Day

17 Mar 2023: On Monday, EHS hosted three other schools at a special Choral Day. Pupils arrived from Woodgate Primary, Chad Vale and West House Schools...

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An Inspirational Science Week

17 Mar 2023: This week has been extremely busy in the Science Department with National Science Week activities across the whole week (and beyond). The...

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Netballers On Tour!

17 Mar 2023: On Friday 10 March, EHS Prep netballers and staff braved the snowy conditions and set off for a weekend residential at Condover Hall. Given...

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Prep News

17 Mar 2023: We began the week welcoming the girls and staff back from their weekend away at Condover Hall.  We were relieved for them all that the...

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Celebrating International Women's Day

10 Mar 2023: The Sixth Form leadership team led an excellent assembly to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). Having previously spoken to the Senior...

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Careers Conversations: Old Girl Talks Dentistry

10 Mar 2023: We were lucky enough to welcome back former student Ryanne Fleet (OG 2018), who gave us hints, tips and practical advice on the process...

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Art Inspiration

10 Mar 2023: We wanted to share with you some examples of the fantastic work from Mr Hunt’s Year 9 Graphics group. Focusing on an inspirational woman...

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Wilkommen in Berlin

03 Mar 2023: Just before half term, History and German GCSE and A-Level students took the exciting opportunity to travel to Berlin, visiting some of...

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Sporting Success

03 Mar 2023: Congratulations to Year 6 Netball players who represented EHS Prep School across three netball matches against Blue Coat School on Wednesday...

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EHS Marks World Book Day

03 Mar 2023: he whole school has enjoyed celebrating World Book Day this week. In Prep and Westbourne on Thursday, girls from Nursery to Year 6, and...

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Prep News

03 Mar 2023: We welcomed everyone back from half term and enjoyed hearing news of how girls had spent half term.  We have also enjoyed looking at the...

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Vive La France!

03 Mar 2023: Girls in Year 5 have taken part in a virtual French Fashion Show with a little help from green screen technology. After studying the topic...

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Perfect Pancake Day

03 Mar 2023: The Prep School ended last half term with the annual Inter-House Pancake Race, one of our favourite House events. The House Captains...

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