Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Whole School Teatime Concert Autumn

Whole School Teatime Concert Autumn

27 Nov 2020: Each term the Music School usually hosts Teatime Concerts for Year 3 and 4, Years 5 and 6 and the Senior School. This is an opportunity...

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GCSE Awards Ceremony 2020

GCSE Awards Ceremony 2020

27 Nov 2020: On Wednesday 18th, Year 12 were treated to a luxurious GCSE awards ceremony of inspiring speeches and a delectable selection of confectionaries....

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Year 9 Higher Projects

Year 9 Higher Projects

27 Nov 2020: This week, we take the opportunity to showcase a few more of our Higher Projects. The Higher Project is a one-year course offered in Year...

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Simon Armitage inspired EHS writing competition 2020

Simon Armitage inspired EHS writing competition 2020

27 Nov 2020: This week, we would like to showcase some more of the fantastic poems that were successful in our EHS Writing Competition. Towards...

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Year 7 Charity Mask Sale

Year 7 Charity Mask Sale

27 Nov 2020: Milly Wood and Jessica Brodie are the charity representatives for 7J and have been busy organising a re-usable mask sale to raise money...

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Animals in the Ancient World

Animals in the Ancient World

27 Nov 2020: Girls in Senior School had a fascinating talk on ‘Animals in the Ancient World’ on Thursday, 19th November from Dr Emily Kneebone of the...

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EHSPA Christmas Lights Switch On

EHSPA Christmas Lights Switch On

27 Nov 2020: The EHSPA have kindly donated a large Christmas tree to school to be located on the terrace for all girls in school to see. Despite not...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

27 Nov 2020: We were delighted to introduce a new feature to our Friday Celebration Assembly last week.  This was our ‘Morning Musician’ performance...

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Nursery Rhyme News

Nursery Rhyme News

27 Nov 2020: Nursery rhymes are important for young children to learn because they help develop an ear for language. Both rhyme and rhythm help children...

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Words From Westbourne

Words From Westbourne

27 Nov 2020: After joining in with World Nursery Rhyme Week last week, which you can read about in the accompanying article, girls in Nursery focused...

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Charity bike ride to support UNICEF and assist Yemen

Charity bike ride to support UNICEF and assist Yemen

20 Nov 2020: In September one of our 6th form students made a pledge, with her friend, to raise £1000 for UNICEF in order to help the children of Yemen....

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Simon Armitage inspired EHS writing competition 2020

Simon Armitage inspired EHS writing competition 2020

20 Nov 2020: Towards the end of last academic year the English department set EHS Senior school students the challenge of responding creatively to some...

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Year 9 Higher Project

Year 9 Higher Project

20 Nov 2020: This week, we take the opportunity to showcase a few more of our Higher Projects. The Higher Project is a one-year course offered in Year...

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Prep raise money for Children in Need

Prep raise money for Children in Need

20 Nov 2020: Joining in with the country wide fundraising for the BBC Children in Need charity has been an annual event in the Prep School. From...

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Language Challenge

Language Challenge

20 Nov 2020: Last half term the girls in Prep celebrated World Languages Day by learning some greetings in a range of different languages.  Many of...

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News from Prep

News from Prep

20 Nov 2020: At the end of last week we all enjoyed dressing up for Children in Need Day but we also remembered how lucky we are in so many ways.  We...

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Words From Westbourne

Words From Westbourne

20 Nov 2020: Each week is different in Westbourne as the girls learn new skills.  We also link our learning to national and worldwide celebrations and...

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Year 9 Higher Project

Year 9 Higher Project

13 Nov 2020: The Higher Project is a one-year course offered in Year 9, where we were given the chance to plan, manage, develop and review a project...

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Virtual Awards Ceremony for 2020 Leavers

Virtual Awards Ceremony for 2020 Leavers

13 Nov 2020: The Autumn Term is usually host to our prestigious Speech Night Event held in the University of Birmingham’s Great Hall. The evening is...

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Music Examination Success

Music Examination Success

13 Nov 2020: Music Examination Success - Shanya Year 9. During lockdown, students have continued to work hard towards their practical examinations...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

13 Nov 2020: Westbourne girls have joined pupils from across EHS in marking some of the recent special days in the calendar. Reception enjoyed creating...

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Prep Remembrance Day

Prep Remembrance Day

13 Nov 2020: Girls in the Prep School from Nursery to Year 6 have been involved in activities to mark Remembrance Day. Girls in Westbourne painted...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

13 Nov 2020: Whilst we were disappointed not to have been able to enjoy our annual EHSPA Firework Party this year, we enjoyed looking at the work that...

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EHS Old Girl baking success!

EHS Old Girl baking success!

13 Nov 2020: Go to University or start my own business or career?  A difficult choice and one that I am sure many students face. This is my story… From...

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US Election Fever Sweeps EHS

US Election Fever Sweeps EHS

13 Nov 2020: US Election Fever Sweeps EHS On Tuesday 3 November, six Year 11 students took part in the EHS Flash Election to mark the US Presidential...

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Year 12 reflect on the first half term back

Year 12 reflect on the first half term back

06 Nov 2020: Following an unprecedented national lockdown over a protracted period, September 7th brought the long-awaited reopening of EHS and a warm...

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Pizza and a movie treat for EHS Sixth formers

Pizza and a movie treat for EHS Sixth formers

06 Nov 2020: To celebrate the start of half term and to treat the sixth form traditionally EHS holds an Autumn term social for them.  This event is...

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Food Bank - we need your help!

Food Bank - we need your help!

06 Nov 2020: Thank you to everyone who donated food last half term. St Germain’s church were so grateful and the food helped a great deal! We would...

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Library news - the end of Inktober

Library news - the end of Inktober

06 Nov 2020: We have moved into November, signalling the end of the month long doodle session known as Inktober. Every day, girls would be given a word...

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Year 9 Wellbeing Morning

Year 9 Wellbeing Morning

06 Nov 2020: On Wednesday 21st October, Year 9 took part in our Wellbeing Morning. The day began with a talk from the Self Esteem Team on the topic...

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Sail away with me...

Sail away with me...

06 Nov 2020: I started sailing with my Dad when I was 5 years old as I was too young at the time to sail on my own. As soon as I was 8 I joined K2O...

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News From Prep

News From Prep

06 Nov 2020: The girls were ready for their half term break after a busy last week, which started with our celebration Harvest Assembly.  We are very...

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Reception Busy Bees

Reception Busy Bees

06 Nov 2020: Reception girls enjoy working hard and being creative.  The images below show the girls continuing with their phonic work looking at...

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Treat and Challenge

Treat and Challenge

06 Nov 2020: Year 6 enjoyed a great afternoon on Monday 19 October thanks to the EHS Parents’ Association, and the playing fields proved to be the perfect...

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Careers Day for Westbourne

Careers Day for Westbourne

06 Nov 2020: Westbourne girls, in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception were asked to think about what they would like to be when they are older. Pupils...

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