News

21 Mar
2016

OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE CONFERENCE

​On Tuesday 15th March 32 Lower Sixth formers attended the Oxbridge Conference at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

21 Mar
2016

AGINCOURT 600 TOURNAMENT

On 12th March three girls: Anya Basra, Makeda Brown and Cerian Richmond-Jones participated in the prestigious “Agincourt 600” Tournament, a national historical public-speaking competition for students aged 15-19, to commemorate the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, at King’s College London.

21 Mar
2016

Music and Dance Successes

Samantha Burley competed in several classes in the Dudley Festival of Music, Drama & Dance on 13th March. She was awarded first prize in three classes: the 12 years and under class with a medal, 12 years and Open class with a trophy and the Strings Solo Recital Open Class with a trophy.

Life Saving
14 Mar
2016

Lifesaving Gala

On Saturday 5th March KEHS Lifesaving team defended their 2015 title by winning the Junior and Novice Lifesaving Gala by five points.

U13 Hockey
14 Mar
2016

Hockey Success!

Congratulations to the U13 Hockey Team, who won the county tournament on Tuesday. The girls were exceptional, playing superb hockey and not conceding a single goal! Well done girls!

14 Mar
2016

STEM DAY

​On Wednesday 9th March, the Upper Fourth spent the day in the hall undertaking a variety of activities designed to pique our interest in following a scientific path. We were split up into teams of four and first asked to construct a car capable of carrying ‘supplies’ (a wooden egg!) and a bridge which it could cross.

14 Mar
2016

RS LESSONS ENCOURAGE GIRLS TO BE SAFE

Dr Aisha Ahmad, Chief Executive of the charity 'All Sports Women' and a Muslim herself has led two sessions for Lower Fifth girls aimed at raising awareness of the use of social media for grooming and radicalisation.

14 Mar
2016

Maths Success

Congratulations to Naomi Bazlov, Tabassum Chowdhury, Ami Chen and Angie Qiao who won the regional round of the Maths Team Challenge on Tuesday! They will now go on to the National Final in London in June.

14 Mar
2016

BASE COMPETITION

​On Friday 4th March, two teams of students from Lower Sixth Economics took part in the annual Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Business and Accounting Competition held at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. There were 18 teams from all across Birmingham taking part in the day long challenge.

14 Mar
2016

LANGUAGES AND FILM SIXTH FORM STUDY AFTERNOON AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

​On the afternoon of Wednesday 24th February, a group of Sixth Form French and Spanish students attended a series of lectures and workshops at the University of Birmingham. Focusing on 'Languages and Film', the afternoon began with a very impressive talk on what we can learn about a culture through cinema.

14 Mar
2016

JAVA LOUNGE PERFORMANCE POETRY EVENT

On Thursday 3rd March, the Spoken Word Poetry Club performed solo in public for the first time ever at Poetry Jam, an event run by youth arts organisation Beatfreeks. The girls, including Pratiksha Saha, Connie Sheeran, Violette Pretorius, Aliyah Begum and Jieyi Li have spent this term working on individual poems

14 Mar
2016

THIRDS AND LOWER FOURTH E-SAFETY DAY

On Tuesday 8th March, the Thirds and Lower Fourth girls enjoyed an illuminating talk from former elite athlete, current journalist and author Cathy Wood about responsible and safe use of social media. Cathy founded her own company to help young people understand the positive power of social media.

04 Mar
2016

WEST MIDLANDS CHEMISTRY TEACHER CENTRE CHEMISTRY COMPETITION FINAL

​Following their success in the semifinal which took place last week, Shriya Sanghera, Najeeha Siddiqi, Saffron Pugher and Sarah Tinley (in the Upper and Lower Fifth) attended the final of the West Midlands Chemistry Teacher Centre Annual Chemistry Competition on Tuesday, held at King Edward VI Camp Hill School.

04 Mar
2016

GCSE SCIENCE LIVE!

​What better way to spend your bonus day, Monday 29th February, than a series of exciting lectures about cutting edge science delivered by the renowned scientists Professor Lord Robert Winston, Professor Andrea Sella, Dr Simon Singh, Professor Alice Roberts and Professor Jim Al-Khalili.

04 Mar
2016

INVESTMENT BANKING - A DAY AT GOLDMAN SACHS

​During half term a group of Sixth Formers went to London to take part in a Female Insight Day at Goldman Sachs. Speakers at different stages of their careers shared their work experiences and explained about the many ethical programmes that are run by the firm.