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A Lesson in Empowerment and Positive Change

A Lesson in Empowerment and Positive Change

22 Oct 2021: We were delighted to welcome the brilliant and inspirational Ateh Jewel to school this week. Dr Ateh Jewel is an award-winning beauty...

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Prep News - 22 October 2021

Prep News - 22 October 2021

22 Oct 2021: The inclement and changeable weather this week has not deterred the Prep girls from enjoying the learning opportunities afforded by trips...

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Awards Ceremony Celebrates Excellence

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Excellence

22 Oct 2021: We are always impressed by the tenacity and endeavour of our students, and never has this been more true than when considering the challenges...

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Spelling Bee Abuzz With Activity

Spelling Bee Abuzz With Activity

22 Oct 2021: The Octagon was a hive of activity on the last day of term as pupils took part in the annual Year 7 Spelling Bee.   Adorned with wings,...

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Prep Musicians Take Centre Stage

Prep Musicians Take Centre Stage

22 Oct 2021: The second of this term’s Tea Time concerts took place in the Octagon on Thursday 14 October.  This concert featured Preparatory School...

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Old Girl Shines Spotlight on TV and Film Industry

Old Girl Shines Spotlight on TV and Film Industry

22 Oct 2021: On Monday 18 October, I and many other girls with an interest in a career in the film/television industry had the pleasure of speaking...

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What's on in Westbourne

What's on in Westbourne

22 Oct 2021: In this short week before the half term break, the girls in Westbourne have explored fully the signs of Autumn, both in and around school. Nursery...

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Our Year 8 Superstars

Our Year 8 Superstars

22 Oct 2021: Year 8 held their very first 'Superstars' Assembly to recognise, award and celebrate the super stars of this half term, as nominated by...

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Girls on Board - Happier Girls Do Better

Girls on Board - Happier Girls Do Better

22 Oct 2021: The ‘Girls on Board’ initiative has been introduced recently to Years 7-9.   'Girls on Board' is an approach which helps girls, their...

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Pupils Take Up the Inktober Challenge

Pupils Take Up the Inktober Challenge

22 Oct 2021: This October once again students participated in Inktober, a month long daily art challenge that is focused on improving skill and developing...

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Return of the Sixth Form Social

Return of the Sixth Form Social

22 Oct 2021: After a hiatus last year the Sixth Form Social made a welcome return to the EHS calendar.  After a more subdued Autumn Term gathering...

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Year 7 Read Their Way to £1,000

Year 7 Read Their Way to £1,000

22 Oct 2021: The new Year 7 hit the ground running over the summer and rose to the challenge of reading as many books as they could as part of a sponsored...

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Senior School Musicians Shine at Teatime Concert

Senior School Musicians Shine at Teatime Concert

15 Oct 2021: The first live concert of the new academic year has been a huge success with soloists from Year 7 to 13 performing to parents, guests and...

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Prep News - 15 October 2021

Prep News - 15 October 2021

15 Oct 2021: We ended last week supporting #HelloYellow and our Year 6 Pastoral Mentors message clearly had an effect as the girls have completed their...

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Poetry Trail for Year 7

Poetry Trail for Year 7

15 Oct 2021: In celebration of National Poetry Day, which took place on Thursday 7 October, pupils in Year 7 were invited to take part in a special...

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Caitlin Awarded DipABRSM with Distinction

Caitlin Awarded DipABRSM with Distinction

15 Oct 2021: A level Music student and joint student Head of Music Caitlin Kisumba completed her DipABRSM (practical performance diploma) at the end...

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Geography in Action

Geography in Action

15 Oct 2021: There has been a focus on map work in the Prep School this week in a number of year groups. On Monday, Year 1 went for a walk around...

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What's On In Westbourne

What's On In Westbourne

15 Oct 2021: What a busy week in Westbourne this week. The featured colour for this week in Nursery has been purple. Girls had great fun making purple...

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Anya's Community Care

Anya's Community Care

15 Oct 2021: Anya, a pupil in the Prep School, recently had a birthday. In place of birthday presents she made the decision to ask family and friends...

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Camp 7 A Roaring Success

Camp 7 A Roaring Success

08 Oct 2021: There has been great excitement and chatter in Year 7 this term. Along with the general enthusiasm that comes with starting a new school...

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Prep Girls Share a Wealth of Languages and Cultures

Prep Girls Share a Wealth of Languages and Cultures

08 Oct 2021: Over the past two weeks, the girls in the Prep School have been preparing excitedly for our World Languages Assembly. They have sampled...

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Celebrating National Poetry Day

Celebrating National Poetry Day

08 Oct 2021: During today’s assembly, we celebrated National Poetry Day with a wonderful performance from Lujayn Ismail, the EHS Poet Laureate, who...

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Back to 1666

Back to 1666

08 Oct 2021: Year 2 girls have been learning about the Great Fire of London in their History lessons this term and on Wednesday immersed themselves...

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Introducing the Sixth Form Prefects

Introducing the Sixth Form Prefects

08 Oct 2021: Say hello to our team of Year 12 and Year 13 Prefects!  At Edgbaston High School we aim to give our most senior girls plenty of opportunity...

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Prep News

Prep News

08 Oct 2021: Special days being marked nationally and globally enriched the curriculum for the girls in the Prep School this week. It has been World...

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Diving In With The Lifesavers

Diving In With The Lifesavers

08 Oct 2021: Here are our Lifesaving girls after a brilliant session in the water!  The girls performed lots of rope throws, perfected their deep water...

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Regional Selection for Aspiring Footballer

Regional Selection for Aspiring Footballer

08 Oct 2021: We were delighted to learn that Year 9 student Nancy has been selected for the West Midlands County under 14 Girls Football squad.  A...

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What's On In Westbourne

What's On In Westbourne

08 Oct 2021: It has been green week this week in Nursery.  The girls have enjoyed taking part in many activities using different media and fine and...

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Brunch Date for Year 9

Brunch Date for Year 9

08 Oct 2021: To welcome new students into Year 9 we hosted a brunch in the library on Friday 24 September. Girls took the opportunity to tuck into croissants,...

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Insights Into Women and Islam

Insights Into Women and Islam

01 Oct 2021: Women and Feminism through the lens of Islam - these were the insightful headline discussions at the most recent instalment of our ‘EHS...

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News from the Prep School

News from the Prep School

01 Oct 2021: This week we have focused on Making Choices as the girls have been able to consider which of the many co-curricular activities they would...

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Music Department Launches Diva Night

Music Department Launches Diva Night

01 Oct 2021: The Music Department recently launched their much-anticipated Diva Night Production, the second of such events in recent years with the...

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Legions of Year 3

Legions of Year 3

01 Oct 2021: There was great excitement in Year 3 this week as the girls went on the first Prep Trip since the start of Covid restrictions.  Even the...

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Lab Rats Back to Work

Lab Rats Back to Work

01 Oct 2021: The EHS Lab Rats were back at work in the Science Department at long last on Friday! The Sixth Form Scientists have put together an exciting...

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A Busy Week for Year 2

A Busy Week for Year 2

01 Oct 2021: Year 2 have enjoyed their busy week of learning which they wanted to share. In Science, they have been looking further at their sense...

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Student Designs Artwork for BMJ

Student Designs Artwork for BMJ

01 Oct 2021: Congratulations to Year 11 student Rosanna who has designed the front cover for the September issue of the British Medical Journal student...

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What's Happening in Westbourne

What's Happening in Westbourne

01 Oct 2021: The girls in Westbourne have enjoyed a wide range of activities this week, both inside and out of the classroom. Ballet lessons are well...

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Step up to Sixth Form

Step up to Sixth Form

01 Oct 2021: Characterised by greater independence and greater personal responsibility, moving into the Sixth Form is one of the most exciting and rewarding...

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Finish Line in Sight for Mrs Hewison

Finish Line in Sight for Mrs Hewison

01 Oct 2021: The finish line is finally in sight for the PE department’s Mrs Hewison as she gears up to run the London Marathon this weekend.  She...

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EHSPA Presents: Food, Fun and Fireworks

EHSPA Presents: Food, Fun and Fireworks

01 Oct 2021: Join the EHSPA for a Fireworks Party on Saturday 6 November 2021. This EHSPA event is a calendar favourite for all the family and one...

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