News

20 May
2016

Review of Digital Learning

​Over the past few months a team of teachers has been examining the IT curriculum and our digital learning provision at KEHS. As part of the review, parent views were sought via a Lower Fourth Parent Survey, a parent focus group and through the PA Committee.

20 May
2016

Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace

​On Monday 16th May, Mrs Clark and Mrs Coetzee attended a special Gold Award presentation at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Old Edwardian, Anna Stilton, was also there to receive her Gold Award certificate.

20 May
2016

Music Success

​On Saturday 14th May, two of our girls took part in the Northfield Festival. We are pleased to say that Renee Chang in the Upper 4th won the Piano Sonata Class and the Strings Class and Naina Reddy in the Thirds won the Singing Duet, Grade 6 Piano, Grade 6 Strings (playing violin) and the Viola Quartet classes.

20 May
2016

Lower Fifth Biology Fieldwork

​On Wednesday 4th May, our Lower 5th biologists set off by train to the Lickey Hills to carry out the fieldwork techniques required for their GCSE studies. The girls carried out a quadrat survey to look at the differences in plant species between managed and unmanaged heathland.

16 May
2016

Outstanding Maths Challenge Results!

​In February all of the Upper Fourth and Lower Fifth participated in the Intermediate Maths Challenge. 57 pupils gained certificates.

16 May
2016

AS Drama Performance

On Tuesday evening, our AS Theatre students performed the hilarious and thought-provoking Shakers. Clever multi-roling and excellent comic timing made for a wonderful evening.

16 May
2016

Mindfulness Sessions

With the examination season fast approaching, KEHS provides guidance and support with a view to empowering our girls to take ultimate responsibility for their own learning. With that come techniques and activities to help the girls to relax and destress from revision and exams.

British Fencing
10 May
2016

Shreya’s BYC Success!

Over the bank holiday weekend, Shreya in the Upper Sixth competed at the British Youth Championships at the England Institute of Sports, Sheffield.

10 May
2016

Study Skills

With GCSE and A Level examinations fast approaching, we bid a temporary farewell this week to our Upper Fifth and Sixth Form students, who have left to go on study leave. At KEHS, we work with all girls to help them to develop and refine their study skills.

10 May
2016

Music Success for Lauren!

Over the bank holiday weekend, Lauren Zhang in the Upper Fourth competed in the Wales International Piano Festival in Caernarfon. After passing the screening stage in March, this competition took two rounds and lasted for two days. Lauren competed with participants coming from all over the UK and abroad.

10 May
2016

KEHS and KES Summer Concert

On Monday 25th April, hundreds of staff and pupils from both KEHS and KES flocked to the iconic Symphony Hall for the bi-annual summer concert which promised to be an unforgettable evening of musical talent and entertainment.

10 May
2016

ARUP Engineering Presentation

On Thursday 28th April, a team of five girls in the Lower Sixth took a trip to Blythe Valley Business Park where they presented the engineering project they have been working on, with ARUP, over the past few months.

10 May
2016

Shreya’s BYC Success!

Over the bank holiday weekend, Shreya in the Upper Sixth competed at the British Youth Championships at the England Institute of Sports, Sheffield. Shreya performed magnificently at the championships, eventually winning the bronze medal.

10 May
2016

EU Referendum Results

On Tuesday 3rd May, KEHS held its very own EU Referendum, giving girls and staff an opportunity to vote on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. The overall result was 82% to stay and 18% to leave, with a 68% turnout amongst pupils. To see a full breakdown of the results, click here.​

03 May
2016

Salters’ Chemistry Festival

​On Friday 22nd April, four of our Thirds attended the annual Salters’ Chemistry Festival. Celine, Gracie, Shriya and Naina accompanied Miss King to the University of Birmingham.

03 May
2016

Shakespeare 400th Anniversary Celebration

​On Tuesday 26th April the school commemorated the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Girls and staff dressed up as Shakespearean characters with U4S winning the prize for the best-dressed form. The day started off with a tremendous assembly delivered by Mr Holland and Dr Chatwin.

03 May
2016

An Evening of Middle School Drama

​On Thursday evening, over forty girls took part in an evening of Middle School Drama. The Lower Fourth have been working on their version of The Pied Piper of Hamlin. It combines the original story with extracts from The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh.

03 May
2016

Creak Memorial Prize

​In 1883, the first headmistress of KEHS, Miss Creak was chosen from over thirty applicants for her impressive academic record and bold ideas. She left a lasting legacy, her ideas shaping the current ethos of the school. Her dedication and passion for KEHS is celebrated every year through the Creak Memorial Prize.