News

26 Jan
2015

Big Physics Quiz

​The Big Physics Quiz, organised by Birmingham University, took place on Wednesday 21st January. We entered three teams from the Upper Fourth: Clara Harrison, Lucia Kirchhof, Kirsten Rachman, Zofia Kisiala, Jasmine Charles, Priya Basra, Aqsa Lone, Senera Hathurusinghe, Amelia Cleasby, Elise Chang, Kiran

26 Jan
2015

Economics Society raises Money for Trussell Trusts Food Bank in Birmingham

This morning, in assembly, Grace Eyles and Chloe Murphy spoke to the whole school about food poverty in the UK. Although the UK is the 7th richest country in the world, many people struggle to afford even the most essential foods! The Economics Society is therefore organising a project to raise funds for the

26 Jan
2015

Symphony Hall

On Tuesday 20th January, the Thirds went along to the Symphony Hall to see the CBSO perform various short pieces of music. It was a really worthwhile trip and the girls were able to see how instruments which are often associated with classical music can still play more contemporary pieces.

26 Jan
2015

Strings Instrumental Evening

On Monday evening, the Music department organised a fantastic Strings Evening as part of the KEHS/KES Performance Platform There were violin, cello and string quartet performances from Beatrice Beardmore, Zoe Yap, Renee Chang, Ivy Lau, Eva Gunn, Anumita Bagchi, Irene Lau and Naomi Bazlov.

17 Jan
2015

Musical Performances

It has been a busy week in the Music department. On Monday the following girls: Shivanii Arun, Lisa Gunn, Ayeisha Vaze, Lucia Kirchhof, Lily Gain, Eva Gunn, Zoe Newman, Evie Fernanado and Farzeen Shafeek took part in an Instrumental Evening devoted to piano and singing. In addition, Angie Qiao and Renee

17 Jan
2015

Barclay’s Life Skills Programme

​On Wednesday evening, U4th girls and their parents participated in the Barclay’s Life Skills Programme which has been developed to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK. All of the activities were tailored to help our girls to begin to build the skills they need in order to gain high

17 Jan
2015

Water Polo Success

Congratulations to Maisie Shay in L5K who has a trial for the England Water Polo team. We wish her all the best!

16 Jan
2015

Spanish Conference

On Tuesday, Sixth Form students of Spanish, accompanied by Mrs Atkins, attended a conference led by Dr Par Kumaraswami, the new Associate Professor of Latin American Cultural Studies at the University of Reading. There were sessions on ‘La Casa de Bernarda Alba’ and ‘Volver’ as well as an opportunity for the

15 Jan
2015

Professional Violin Masterclasses

​On Wednesday, a number of our girls had the exciting opportunity of taking part in a number of Music Masterclasses with a professional Polish-English string player, Krysia Osostowicz, an accomplished soloist and chamber musician. After her studies at the Yehudi Menhuin School and Cambridge University, Krysia went