Friday Headlines

the weekly newsletter from EHS

Jemima makes great start to the Biathlon season

Jemima makes great start to the Biathlon season

25 Oct 2019: Accomplished athlete and Year 9 pupil Jemima continues to go from strength to strength.  She recently competed in her second competition...

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Geographers put field skills into action

Geographers put field skills into action

25 Oct 2019: In the classroom, Year 10 have been investigating differences in quality of life in Birmingham, in preparation of evaluating their GCSE...

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Performers showcase musicianship

Performers showcase musicianship

25 Oct 2019: This month, 15 students from the Senior School performed in the first Senior School Tea Time Concert of the academic year. The school strongly...

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D&T Textilers bring designs to life

D&T Textilers bring designs to life

25 Oct 2019: On Monday 21 October, D&T Textiles students in Year 11 spent the day working on their NEA (non-examination assessment) projects, manufacturing...

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Inktober Challenge draws to a close

Inktober Challenge draws to a close

25 Oct 2019: The final drawings for the Inktober Challenge have been put on the library wall, marking the end of the challenge just as the half term...

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On your marks, get set....bake!

On your marks, get set....bake!

25 Oct 2019: Last Friday, two pairs of girls from each Year 7 form took part in the Roman Bake Off 2019 hosted by the Classics and Food and Nutrition...

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Nursery in full colour

Nursery in full colour

25 Oct 2019: The girls in Nursery have recently been developing their knowledge of the world around them through the topic of colour.   Last week...

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Careers assembly focuses on Digital Intelligence

Careers assembly focuses on Digital Intelligence

25 Oct 2019: The school was delighted to welcome Tamara from Deep Mind, a subsidiary of Google, to talk to the students about digital intelligence,...

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25 Oct 2019: Diary Dates

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Prep News

Prep News

25 Oct 2019: Our week began with a number of celebrations. Firstly we were able to announce our Silver Bag collection for the half term and to share...

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Year 8 Star of Week

Year 8 Star of Week

25 Oct 2019: This half term has been very busy for Year 8, with a large number of girls performing in assemblies, concerts and events, as well as a...

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A rosy glow on Wear it Pink Day

A rosy glow on Wear it Pink Day

25 Oct 2019: The Autumn Term includes a number of fundraising events and one of our favourites in Prep is ‘Wear it Pink’ Day in support of the charity...

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Broadening horizons - Extracurricular Timetable

Broadening horizons - Extracurricular Timetable

25 Oct 2019: At EHS, having happy and motivated students is an absolute priority and we do try to encourage students to explore an interest both inside...

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Prep News

Prep News

18 Oct 2019: Our events of last week concluded on Friday morning in assembly with some performance poetry.  Year 5 girls delighted us with their onomatopoeic...

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Swimmers make waves at ESSA regional heats

Swimmers make waves at ESSA regional heats

18 Oct 2019: Girls from Years 7-9 recently participated in the English Schools Swimming Association's (ESSA) secondary schools regional heats.  The...

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Detective scientists investigate food 'fake news'

Detective scientists investigate food 'fake news'

18 Oct 2019: Girls and boys from Year 4 at EHS Prep and West House Schools became Detective Scientists on Wednesday. During the summer months, food...

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Asmita competes at World Junior Badminton Championships

Asmita competes at World Junior Badminton Championships

18 Oct 2019: For the past two weeks, Year 13 student Asmita has been competing in the U19 World Junior Badminton Championships in Kazan, Russia. This...

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Librarian's Top Reads

Librarian's Top Reads

18 Oct 2019: Need a good book to curl up with? Look no further than these Top Book Picks from your very own school librarian! Whether you’re looking...

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Pupils say #HelloYellow!

Pupils say #HelloYellow!

18 Oct 2019: Thursday 10 October was World Mental Health Day. The Prep School chose to acknowledge this by following Young Mind’s theme of #HelloYellow!...

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Year 8 walk on the wildside

Year 8 walk on the wildside

18 Oct 2019: In Geography this half term, pupils in Year 8 are studying rainforests and their climate. To complement their studies, they are also looking...

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Tickets for Miss Saigon - on sale soon

Tickets for Miss Saigon - on sale soon

18 Oct 2019: Rehearsals for this year’s Senior School production of Miss Saigon are now well underway and we look forward to the opening night in the...

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Megan sails to victory

Megan sails to victory

18 Oct 2019: Year 11 pupil Megan has had a busy few months with her sailing, continuing to compete in the RYA Midlands Youth series, as well as competing...

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18 Oct 2019: Diary Dates Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu

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Student-led assembly marks Black History Month

Student-led assembly marks Black History Month

18 Oct 2019: October marks Black History Month, and five of our Year 10 pupils, Abigail Tomlinson, Kimberly Mpofu, Danielle Sanyanga, Nikita Basandrai,...

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Nursery prepares for Pink Day

Nursery prepares for Pink Day

18 Oct 2019: In the Prep School, Friday 18 October is Pink Day. The girls in Nursery have been busy preparing for the day with a number of activities...

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Head's message

Head's message

18 Oct 2019: It is with surprise that I realise that these Friday Headlines will mark the end of my first half term at EHS. It feels in so many ways...

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Laurel Leaves - Winter Edition

Laurel Leaves - Winter Edition

17 Oct 2019: Work to collate the Winter 2019 edition of the OGA publication Laurel Leaves is now underway, but we need your help! We know from your...

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Stay in touch

Stay in touch

17 Oct 2019: Like many other organisations we are moving increasingly towards communication by email and it is also a far more efficient way to communicate...

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Senior School sports round up

Senior School sports round up

11 Oct 2019: Last week was very busy for our sporting teams, with numerous girls representing the school in a range of sports. Both our junior and...

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Artists inspired during Inktober

Artists inspired during Inktober

11 Oct 2019: This month, girls in Senior School are participating in the official Inktober Challenge. Inktober is a month-long art challenge focused...

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Year 2 time-travellers

Year 2 time-travellers

11 Oct 2019: Our time travelling Year 2 pupils were transported back to 1666, the year of the Great Fire of London when they took part in an exciting...

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Economics student attends IEA prize event

Economics student attends IEA prize event

11 Oct 2019: In a previous edition of Friday Headlines we reported the news that Year 13 student Davina had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Institute...

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Poetry Trail for Year 7

Poetry Trail for Year 7

11 Oct 2019: In celebration of National Poetry Day, which took place on Thursday 3 October, pupils in Year 7 were invited to take part in a special...

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Poet Laureate visits for National Poetry Day

Poet Laureate visits for National Poetry Day

11 Oct 2019: On Friday, 4 October, Edgbaston High School was privileged to have Birmingham’s Poet Laureate, Richard O’Brien, leading a special assembly...

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Girls go green in Nursery

Girls go green in Nursery

11 Oct 2019: Continuing their learning based on the theme of colour, Nursery girls this week went green.   They enjoyed a wealth of different activities...

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Prep News

Prep News

11 Oct 2019: The Quiz Night on Friday organised by EHSPA was an enjoyable way to finish the week.  It was good to welcome so many parents and friends...

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Ramblers rally for Children in Need

Ramblers rally for Children in Need

11 Oct 2019: After the success of the event last year, EHSPA once again took part in the BBC Countryfile Ramble on Sunday 6 October.  EHS ran their...

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11 Oct 2019: Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu Diary Dates

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EHSPA quiz a roaring success

EHSPA quiz a roaring success

11 Oct 2019: Last Friday evening saw parents and staff compete at the EHSPA Quiz Night.  This event is always a highlight of the EHSPA social calendar...

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Year 7 are outward bound!

Year 7 are outward bound!

11 Oct 2019: Last week, girls in Year 7 embarked on a three-day residential trip to Kingswood Activity Centre. This year’s trip did not disappoint and,...

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September's Sporting Stars

September's Sporting Stars

04 Oct 2019: At EHS, the PE department award monthly prizes to recognise girls' sporting achievements both inside and outside of school. Awards and...

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Awards ceremony recognises achievement

Awards ceremony recognises achievement

04 Oct 2019: Last Friday, Senior School held its annual Awards Ceremony. In the presence of invited guests, the school celebrated the academic achievements...

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Librarian's Top Reads

Librarian's Top Reads

04 Oct 2019: Need a good book to curl up with? One that you haven’t read a billion times? Look no further than these Top Book Picks from your very own...

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Prep News - 4 October 2019

Prep News - 4 October 2019

04 Oct 2019: We were delighted to welcome so many parents from Prep and Westbourne to our Macmillan Coffee Morning last Friday. It was an opportunity...

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Discover EHS Sixth Form

Discover EHS Sixth Form

04 Oct 2019: Perhaps the most exciting time in a girl's education, the Sixth Form years are all about opening doors into the promising future ahead.  EHS...

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04 Oct 2019: Diary Dates Senior School Lunch Menu Prep School Lunch Menu

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MFL competition marks European Day of Languages

MFL competition marks European Day of Languages

04 Oct 2019: To celebrate the European Day of Languages last week, the Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Department in Senior School organised the very...

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Head's message

Head's message

04 Oct 2019: At a conference I attended recently, the assembled hall (all Headmasters and Headmistresses) were asked, “Do you know what you want to...

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Successful Readathon for Year 7

Successful Readathon for Year 7

04 Oct 2019: Over the course of the summer holiday, new Year 7 girls were invited to take part in a sponsored read. Provided with a reading list that...

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Ethics Forum draws experts for debate

Ethics Forum draws experts for debate

04 Oct 2019: On Friday 27 September, EHS played host to a panel-based discussion and debate session: the Ethics Forum. EHS pupils were joined by students...

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Robotics in action

Robotics in action

04 Oct 2019: Pupils in Year 5 were excited to visit the Land Rover factory in Solihull for their first trip of the year.  The girls started the day...

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