Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Meet Zahra and Asmaa - EHS's DofE Ambassadors

Meet Zahra and Asmaa - EHS's DofE Ambassadors

28 May 2021: The Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme (DofE) has long been a feature of life here at EHS and recently two of its participants have taken...

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Life Lessons In Self Defence, E-safety, Yoga and First Aid

Life Lessons In Self Defence, E-safety, Yoga and First Aid

28 May 2021: The assessments may be over but that doesn’t mean things have slowed down at all at EHS. On Thursday and Friday this week, years 7-10 have...

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All Rise As EHS Goes On (Mock) Trial

All Rise As EHS Goes On (Mock) Trial

28 May 2021: On Saturday 5th June the EHS Mock Trials team will participate in the annual Independent Schools Mock Trial Event. This year, however,...

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What's On In Westbourne

What's On In Westbourne

28 May 2021: After enjoying their Beyond the Curriculum Day on jewellery from the past and other cultures, the girls were keen to experience another...

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Dream Team: Year 6 Art Enrichment

Dream Team: Year 6 Art Enrichment

28 May 2021: Over the past few weeks, year 6 students have ventured up to the senior school art rooms to participate in some exciting enrichment art...

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Futures In Focus for Year 11

Futures In Focus for Year 11

28 May 2021: Knowing which career path to follow and what life choices to make isn’t always easy. At EHS we are acutely conscious of this and so make...

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Creative Content: Schools Art Festival Takes To Twitter

Creative Content: Schools Art Festival Takes To Twitter

28 May 2021: Twitter has been awash with creativity today as schools and colleges posted creative content in the first online Festival of School and...

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Tudor Magic!

Tudor Magic!

28 May 2021: Girls in Year 4, travelled back in time this week to the Tudor era. The sun shone brightly, at last, as the Year 4 girls enjoyed a variety...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

28 May 2021: The better weather this week has seen many year groups outside in the school grounds for some of their learning. As an extension to...

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Animal Antics! Pets Got Talent and Guide Dog Week

Animal Antics! Pets Got Talent and Guide Dog Week

21 May 2021: Guide Dogs for the Blind is a charity close to the hearts of us all here at EHS and we are very excited to announce that this year we’ll...

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Save the Date: Class of 2020

Save the Date: Class of 2020

21 May 2021: It was an unusual end to an unusual year but we are thrilled to be able to invite the class of 2020 and their parents back to EHS later...

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Calling All Lifesavers!

Calling All Lifesavers!

21 May 2021: Last month, EHS became a Royal Life Saving Society Approved Training Centre. And we are thrilled that we are now able to offer a range...

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Dear Diary - Introducing Our New Calendar System

Dear Diary - Introducing Our New Calendar System

21 May 2021: Now that life is getting busier again, we’re delighted to announce the launch of our new school calendar website - which we hope will make...

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EHS Talks: A Conversation With Jess Phillips, MP

EHS Talks: A Conversation With Jess Phillips, MP

21 May 2021: She’s the Labour MP for Yardley and an inspirational, sometimes provocative, role model who fights for what she believes in and isn’t afraid...

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History Comes To Life for Year 8

History Comes To Life for Year 8

21 May 2021: This term, Year 8 has been learning all about the Transatlantic Slave Trade. To conclude the topic, the girls carried out some active learning...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

21 May 2021: Whilst girls have been busy in Prep completing assessments on work completed this year, they have also been engaged in many other activities. ...

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Westbourne Activities

Westbourne Activities

21 May 2021: In addition to looking forward to their Beyond the Curriculum Day on Wednesday the girls in Westbourne have been busy with many other activities. In...

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All That Glitters...

All That Glitters...

21 May 2021: A Beyond the Curriculum Day in Westbourne gave girls in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception the opportunity to find out about jewellery...

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An Open Letter To Year 11 From Miss O'Hare

An Open Letter To Year 11 From Miss O'Hare

14 May 2021: Dear Year 11, Once upon a time I remember telling you that Year 11 is, after all that has come before it, an important stepping-stone...

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A Thank you and Good Luck Year 11 From Mrs Macro

A Thank you and Good Luck Year 11 From Mrs Macro

14 May 2021: Last week we bid an emotional farewell to our Year 13. Whilst many will return to our Sixth Form in September, we also saw our Year 11...

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Introducing Our First Heads of Pastoral Mentoring

Introducing Our First Heads of Pastoral Mentoring

14 May 2021: All this week, 10-16 May 2021, has been Mental Health Awareness Week. At EHS, we take our responsibility as ‘parentis in loco’ extremely...

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Announcing Our New Sixth Form Committee

Announcing Our New Sixth Form Committee

14 May 2021: Since announcing the appointment of our new Head and Deputy Head Girls for the next academic year, work has been underway to finalise details...

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Fareedat Goes Centre Stage At The National Youth Theatre

Fareedat Goes Centre Stage At The National Youth Theatre

14 May 2021: This week we were thrilled to hear that Fareedat, in Year 12, fought off competition from thousands of hopeful young thespians to make...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

14 May 2021: In this Mental Health Awareness Week we have had much to smile about and be proud of, all of which helps us to feel happy.  There were...

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Wonders of Westborne

Wonders of Westborne

14 May 2021: In Nursery, the girls have continued with their study of shapes.  This week they have looked at squares and cubes for their activities. ...

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EHS Careers Talk

EHS Careers Talk

07 May 2021: On Friday the 30th of April, senior school girls were lucky enough to listen to a careers talk from old girl Henrietta Mooney who is a...

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Dame de Souza's Big Ask

Dame de Souza's Big Ask

07 May 2021: Dame Rachel de Souza, the recently appointed Children's Commissioner for England, has said that it is her job to speak up for children...

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Year 13 Bring The Fun Factor

Year 13 Bring The Fun Factor

07 May 2021: After weeks of lockdown, Year 13 ramped up the fun factor this week as they celebrated their final week in school before they embark on...

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Wonders of Westbourne

Wonders of Westbourne

07 May 2021: One focus in Nursery this week has been on triangles and pyramids with an exploration of the shapes.   Part of the fun was making triangles...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

07 May 2021: Last week Year 6 girls enjoyed 3 days working off curriculum on ‘The French Experience.’  This week their enrichment activities began. ...

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All In A Week's Work for Year 2

All In A Week's Work for Year 2

07 May 2021: Year 2 girls have been busy both inside and outside of the classroom extending their studies. They have been enjoying Geography fieldwork,...

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Future Cricket Stars

Future Cricket Stars

07 May 2021: Hot on the heels of last week's announcement that Isabel in Year 9 had been selected for the Warwickshire County Cricket Club's (WCCC)...

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Eco Education Adventure Week

Eco Education Adventure Week

07 May 2021: This week has found Year 5 girls and staff outside and off timetable. As we were unable to go to Yorkshire for our annual residential...

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GDPR and Contact Information

GDPR and Contact Information

05 May 2021: Since GDPR regulations came into effect, we are unable to initiate contact with Old Girls without prior consent. As such, if you know of...

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Apology and request

Apology and request

05 May 2021: You’ll recall that in the run up to Christmas last year, we hosted an online concert in aid of the Pam Jelf Memorial Fund in place...

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