Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Team EHS Make ESSA Finals

Team EHS Make ESSA Finals

26 Nov 2021: EHS swimmers and PE staff are still flying high after attending the finals of the 63rd ESSA Secondary Schools’ Team Championships that...

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Prep News - 26 November 2021

Prep News - 26 November 2021

26 Nov 2021: We enjoyed welcoming visitors to our Prep School in Action open day at the very end of last week.  The girls really enjoyed sharing their...

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Dr Lefievre Gives MFL Inspiration

Dr Lefievre Gives MFL Inspiration

26 Nov 2021: This week we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr Linda Lefievre to EHS.  Originally from Montreal, Dr Lefievre is a Senior Lecturer in...

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To Infinity and Beyond

To Infinity and Beyond

26 Nov 2021: Year 5 were transported off our planet last Friday when the star dome came to visit. We had a great time exploring the constellations of...

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Linguists Enjoy Spanish Film 'Di que Sí'

Linguists Enjoy Spanish Film 'Di que Sí'

26 Nov 2021: Every Friday lunchtime since the start of term, a group of Year 10 girls have gathered in the Sixth Form ICT suite to watch a Spanish comedy...

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Tudor Experience for Year 4

Tudor Experience for Year 4

26 Nov 2021: On a bright, sunny and cold Monday morning Year 4 donned their hats, coats and gloves. Clutching packed lunches, fifty very excited girls...

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Performances Showcase Energy and Poise

Performances Showcase Energy and Poise

26 Nov 2021: We were treated to a fantastic show from our Dance students who gave perfomances of their current work in a recent assembly. Girls from...

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Westbourne's Bhangra Tots

Westbourne's Bhangra Tots

26 Nov 2021: Sohan Kailey came to Westbourne on Tuesday with his Bhangra Tots Diwali Workshop.  It was good to welcome him back to EHS after the long...

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Lab Rats Glow in the Dark

Lab Rats Glow in the Dark

26 Nov 2021: We continue to bring you news of our intrepid Lab Rats on their quest to conduct experiments in the name of science! Lab Rats is an...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

26 Nov 2021: It was good to welcome so many visitors to our Prep School in Action Day. The girls welcomed the visitors too and were happy to share their...

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Celebration at Speech Day

Celebration at Speech Day

19 Nov 2021: Students, parents, staff and members of the Governing Council gathered once again for the school's annual Speech Day. It was fantastic...

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News from the Prep School

News from the Prep School

19 Nov 2021: What a busy week during which we welcomed our Nursery parents to join us to launch our involvement in National Nursery Rhyme week.  We...

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Remembrance Day: Swimmers Hit Poppy Appeal Target

Remembrance Day: Swimmers Hit Poppy Appeal Target

19 Nov 2021: Last week it was announced that our sponsored swimmers had eclipsed their original 61 mile target to reach 204 miles. They have since surpassed...

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Geographers Focus on COP26 Summit

Geographers Focus on COP26 Summit

19 Nov 2021: Geographers led a thought-provoking assembly on the COP26 summit in Glasgow that has been so heavily featured in the media recently. The...

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Nursery Rhyme Week in Westbourne

Nursery Rhyme Week in Westbourne

19 Nov 2021: In Nursery we launched World Nursery Rhyme Week with a coffee morning for our parents and a dress up day for the girls.  Parents were able...

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A Classical Conversation

A Classical Conversation

19 Nov 2021: Year 11 and Year 13 Classics students were recently invited to partake in a Classical Conversation with Professor Constanze Güthenke of...

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Star Climbs to Success

Star Climbs to Success

19 Nov 2021: Year 9 pupil Star is celebrating after reaching the finals of this year’s BMC Youth Climbing Series.  The series is a climbing competition...

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EHS Talks: Judge Lynn Griffin

EHS Talks: Judge Lynn Griffin

19 Nov 2021: We are looking forward to welcoming Judge Lynn Griffin to school to deliver the next instalment of our popular EHS Talks lecture series. Judge...

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Year 7 Scientists Back in the Lab

Year 7 Scientists Back in the Lab

19 Nov 2021: The Year 7 Lab Rat scientists have been back in the lab once again, making marvellous mixtures to make their own lava lamps using oil,...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

19 Nov 2021: The girls in Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception are busy with rehearsals for the Christmas Show which will take place on 7 December and...

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Year 9 Crochet for Women's Aid

Year 9 Crochet for Women's Aid

19 Nov 2021: Charitable giving and helping those in need is always high on the list of priorities for our girls and this week 9L took the initiative...

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Girls Get Behind Iron Man Recycling Initiative

Girls Get Behind Iron Man Recycling Initiative

19 Nov 2021: Calling all crisp lovers! Did you know that it takes 80 years for a crisp packet to decompose? Did you know that 150 of them can be ironed...

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Poignant Assembly Marks Remembrance Day

Poignant Assembly Marks Remembrance Day

12 Nov 2021: Remembrance Day - and Armistice Day - are a time to reflect on all those who made sacrifices in times of conflict. Some of us might know...

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News from the Prep School

News from the Prep School

12 Nov 2021: We hope everyone who attended enjoyed the Fireworks Party run by our Parents’ Association on Saturday. We are grateful for their hard work...

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Sponsored Swimmers Smash Target

Sponsored Swimmers Smash Target

12 Nov 2021: Today marks the final day of the EHS sponsored swim. After surpassing the initial 61 mile target very early on, we have kept a careful...

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Year 1 Conquer the Castle

Year 1 Conquer the Castle

12 Nov 2021: On Tuesday 9 November, Year 1 visited Tamworth Castle as part of their History Curriculum and learning about homes in the past. On arrival...

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A Really Wild Rainforest Animal Workshop

A Really Wild Rainforest Animal Workshop

12 Nov 2021: We recently welcomed ZooLab to EHS for a really wild Rainforest Animal Workshop! Year 8 pupil Tiffany tells us more: On Monday 8 November...

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Diva Night 2022: The Countdown Begins

Diva Night 2022: The Countdown Begins

12 Nov 2021: Students from the Senior School have started their rehearsals for Diva Night. This showstopping spectacular will feature many pieces from...

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Year 4 Visit St George's Church

Year 4 Visit St George's Church

12 Nov 2021: At the end of last week Year 4 visited St George’s Church, near school, as part of their RE syllabus.  This year’s visit was extra special...

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Taking on the Maths Challenge

Taking on the Maths Challenge

12 Nov 2021: Almost 50 Sixth Formers and Year 11 students took part in the Senior Maths Challenge yesterday. Students answered challenging questions...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

12 Nov 2021: In Nursery the girls have enjoyed exploring the colour brown. This has involved talking about different items that are brown, practising...

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Lab Rats Get Experimental

Lab Rats Get Experimental

12 Nov 2021: The Year 7 Lab Rats have been back at work this week, conducting more experiments in the name of science!  Under careful supervision,...

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Mr Dukes' A Moment in Time

Mr Dukes' A Moment in Time

12 Nov 2021: "A Moment in Time tells the story of Alex Trueman, a teenager who daydreams himself unwittingly into the strange world of Intersticia....a...

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Take a Closer Look

Take a Closer Look

12 Nov 2021: We are delighted to be holding a Prep School and Westbourne Pre-School open morning on Friday 19 November. Visitors are invited to attend...

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OGA Presents: Carols and Cakes

OGA Presents: Carols and Cakes

10 Nov 2021: The Old Girls’ Association is delighted to be hosting Carols and Cakes, a fun and festive celebration guaranteed to get you in the mood...

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We Want to Hear From You!

We Want to Hear From You!

10 Nov 2021: We are about to put the finishing touches to this year's Winter edition of the OGA magazine Laurel Leaves. Do you have any OGA news or...

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EHS Launches Poppy Appeal Sponsored Swim

EHS Launches Poppy Appeal Sponsored Swim

05 Nov 2021: Monday 1 November marked the launch of the Senior School’s sponsored swim in support of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. Led by...

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Prep News - 5 November 2021

Prep News - 5 November 2021

05 Nov 2021: Following the fun of Holiday Club during half term, which included a visit to see the dinosaurs at the Botanical Gardens, crafts and games,...

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Swimmers Make the ESSA Finals!

Swimmers Make the ESSA Finals!

05 Nov 2021: We were delighted to hear that our U13 team have qualified for the National English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) team relay finals!  The...

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Celebrating Diwali

Celebrating Diwali

05 Nov 2021: In Westbourne our first Beyond the Curriculum day of the half term took place this week. The theme for the day’s activities was Diwali....

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Simar Selected for Bournville Girls FC

Simar Selected for Bournville Girls FC

05 Nov 2021: Congratulations to Year 8 pupil Simar who has been selected to play for Bournville Girls Football Club for the 2021/2022 season.  A...

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Wear it Pink

Wear it Pink

05 Nov 2021: At EHS, the girls are always keen to support charity and to help others. On Wednesday 20 October, the last day of the half term, the...

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EHSPA Fireworks Party

EHSPA Fireworks Party

05 Nov 2021: Remember, remember ... that the EHSPA Fireworks Night takes place this Saturday 6 November.  The fun will take place at EHS. Boasting...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

05 Nov 2021: The girls enjoyed half term but the smiling faces on arrival at school on Monday morning showed they were happy to be back at school.  A...

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Year 9 Raffle for Teenage Cancer Trust

Year 9 Raffle for Teenage Cancer Trust

05 Nov 2021: At the beginning of the term, we started brainstorming an idea for charity fundraisers as we had heard that Mrs Mooney was doing a marathon...

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