Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Laurel Leaves Magazine - Your News

30 Nov 2023: We are currently working on our bi-annual magazine, Laurel Leaves! As always, we love to hear from former students and staff about what...

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Identifying Famous Linguists

24 Nov 2023: The Prep girls in Years 1 – 6 were invited to enter a competition where they were tasked with researching any famous person who was multilingual.  They...

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Castle Capers

24 Nov 2023: Last week, Year 1 visited Tamworth Castle as part of the History Curriculum and learning about homes in the past.  On arrival at the...

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Year 3 Try Their Hand at Dentistry

24 Nov 2023: In an exciting and educational event this week, Year 3 pupils welcomed Dr Jaz, a local dentist, and two nurses from Mango Tree Dental in...

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Pupils Shine Bright at Charity Talent Show

24 Nov 2023: The Senior School’s Children in Need Talent Show was filled with heart-warming performances and enthusiastic support from the audience....

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This Week in Westbourne

24 Nov 2023: During ‘Brown’ week in Nursery the girls have looked at pictures and videos of hedgehogs and made their own hedgehog picture using chalk...

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Tudor Living

24 Nov 2023: Year 4 had a great day for their trip to Selly Manor at the start of this week. They were keen to extend their learning and to find out...

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Lots of Spots for Children in Need

24 Nov 2023: In the Prep School the girls are always keen to contribute to the community and to support local, national and global charities.   Last...

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‘One Day More’ All Star Performance

24 Nov 2023: We are delighted to be able to announce that Sir David Bintley CBE will be joining us to introduce our special fundraising concert 'One...

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Prep News

24 Nov 2023: Our week began with a trip back in time for Year 4 girls who visited Selly Manor to extend their knowledge of living in Tudor times. They...

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Celebrating Success at the ESSA Finals

24 Nov 2023: Last weekend saw the 65th ESSA Secondary Schools’ Team Championships, held at the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre. Marking the event's debut...

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Psychologists Visit Freud Museum

24 Nov 2023: Year 13 Psychology students met at New Street station on the morning of Monday 13 November, Starbucks coffees and M&S croissants in hand,...

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One Day More: Pam Jelf Memorial Concert 

18 Nov 2023: We are thrilled to announce an all-star performance of “Les Miserables” featuring former EHS pupils in this one-off special fundraising...

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England Netballer Inspires With Masterclass

17 Nov 2023: In an exciting event on Tuesday, England netball star Annabel Roddy delivered a bespoke Netball Masterclass for members of the Year 5,...

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Pupils Illuminate School Assembly with Diwali Celebration

17 Nov 2023: Pupils from Year 7-9 took centre stage during a special assembly to talk about the significance of Diwali, the Festival of Light celebrated...

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News from Prep

17 Nov 2023: This week has been Anti-Bullying week which many schools across the country will have been marking as it is such an important topic. We...

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Year 12 Honoured at GCSE Certificate Ceremony

17 Nov 2023: In a formal ceremony on Wednesday night, Year 12 students were celebrated for their achievements as they were awarded their GCSE certificates....

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This Week in Westbourne

17 Nov 2023: Nursery girls have spent a very busy week with activities based on Nursery rhymes in line with World Nursery Rhyme Week.  This has involved...

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'Facetime a Farmer' Initiative in Action

17 Nov 2023: Consolidating their knowledge of farming, Year 5 were extremely fortunate to have a zoom meeting with Robin Sibbald, a farmer from Scotland...

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Geological Wonders

17 Nov 2023: In an engaging and educational visit to The Lapworth Museum, our Year 6 students immersed themselves in a dynamic workshop focused on volcanoes...

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Ancient Insights at the Ashmolean Museum

17 Nov 2023: On the Wednesday 15 November, Year 9 had the opportunity to explore the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, with a specific focus on gaining insights...

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Celebrating World Nursery Rhyme Week

17 Nov 2023: Along with thousands of other children across the world our girls in Nursery have celebrated World Nursery Rhyme Week. We started off...

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Next Generation Awards - Senior Pupils Champion our City

17 Nov 2023: Pupils in Year 9 recently presented on their experience taking part in the Next Generation Awards in summer 2023.  This scheme from...

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World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships

17 Nov 2023: On Thursday this week, girls in Year 4 had a unique and exciting opportunity to attend the World Age Groups Competitions as part of the...

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Join us for 'One Day More' - Songs from Les Mis

17 Nov 2023: We are very much looking forward to 'One Day More', a spectacular evening of music that will be held in school on Sunday 10 December. The...

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Prep Holds School in Action Day

10 Nov 2023: Join us on Wednesday 15 November to see the Prep School in action!  This event is aimed at current parents with younger daughters and...

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This Week in Westbourne

10 Nov 2023: There has been a focus on the colour orange this week in Nursery. Girls brought items from home in the chosen colour to talk about, to...

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Les Miserables All-Star Performance for Memorial Fund

10 Nov 2023: We would like to invite pupils, parents and friends of EHS to join us for a spectacular evening of music on Sunday 10 December. The...

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Language Leaders

10 Nov 2023: On Tuesday, the Prep School hosted some important visitors. Firstly, we welcomed John Claughton, co-founder of the WoLLoW (World of Languages...

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Leavers' Destinations 2023

10 Nov 2023: What's next for EHS leavers? From Medicine at St Andrews, to Law at Leicester and Graphic Design at the University of the Arts, London,...

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Macbeth Brought to Life

10 Nov 2023: Pupils in the Senior School enjoyed their second visit from the wonderfully talented team of professional actors 'The Three Inch Fools'....

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Fireworks Extravaganza!

10 Nov 2023: EHS Parents’ Association organised their annual Firework Party for Saturday 4 November.  The day did not dawn well weather wise but volunteers...

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A Teatime Treat

10 Nov 2023: On Thursday evening there was a buzz of excitement in Prep Hall as 37 musicians from across Years 3 and 4 gathered for their first Teatime...

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Join us on Instagram

10 Nov 2023: The Prep School now has a dedicated Instagram account @edgbastonhighschlprep, the younger sister account to @edgbastonhighschool The...

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EHS Musicians, Past and Present

10 Nov 2023: A number of Prep pupils visited the Botanical Gardens recently for a Candlelight Event.  They really enjoyed the event which featured many...

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News from Prep

10 Nov 2023: We have enjoyed catching up on holiday stories after the half term break and getting back into our school routines.   We began the week,...

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Inspired by Shakespeare

10 Nov 2023: The Young Shakespeare Company arrived in the Prep School with their interactive version of Macbeth.  This was no ordinary production...

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