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14 Dec
2017

KEHS Exhibition at Lapworth Museum

​On Tuesday 12th December, parents, students, staff, governors and university academics gathered at the Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham for a private viewing of the KEHS exhibition, ‘Rock paper scissors.’

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14 Dec
2017

Food Studies News

​On Friday 1st December, the Lower Fifth Food Studies group went to the NEC for the BBC Good Food Show. We were welcomed by the bustling atmosphere of the public and many other schools, all there for one reason: FOOD!!

14 Dec
2017

National Success in Music

​Congratulations to a number of our girls who have recently achieved success in national ensembles: Alisha Narendran, in the Upper Fourth, has been offered a place in the National Children’s Choir and will be attending her first course with them at Easter.

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14 Dec
2017

Sana’s Badminton Success!

​Congratulations to Sana Sibal in 3H for her string of successes in the Under 13 Badminton England Warwickshire County Bronze Tournament.

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14 Dec
2017

Naomi’s Maths Success!

​Congratulations to Naomi Bazlov in the Upper Fifth who has been invited to attend the UK Mathematics Trust British Mathematical Olympiad training camp in Hungary!

12 Dec
2017

Video Call to Russia

On Monday, Russian A Level students were lucky enough to be able to communicate with our Russian peers studying in Moscow over Skype. Not only were we able to practise our Russian language skills by asking questions and engaging in chat; we also learnt about the life of teenagers in Russia...

Book Fair
12 Dec
2017

Christmas Half Price Book Fair

​Over the last two weeks, the Library has been running its seasonal Book Fair in conjunction with Scholastic Publishing. We were able to secure a special promotion making absolutely every item half price! It was very well attended by both students and staff, with everyone doing some early Christmas shopping.

12 Dec
2017

Law Careers Talk

​On Wednesday we welcomed Lucy Dolan, Early Talent Manager from Gowling WLG, into school to give a lunchtime talk about routes into the legal profession. Upper School KEHS and KES students gathered in the Lecture Theatre to hear about the commercial legal services that Gowling provides and their impressive global reach

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12 Dec
2017

Question Time

On Friday 1st December, members of the Sixth Form had the opportunity to take part in Question Time, in which we asked members of the Labour, Green, Conservative and Liberal parties their opinions on issues important to us.

12 Dec
2017

KEHS Chamber Orchestra

​On Thursday 7th December, KEHS Chamber Orchestra performed Warlock’s Capriol Suite and Britten’s Simple Symphony in the lunchtime recital. The orchestra played fantastically bringing both works to life with their energy and drive. Congratulations to all 26 girls involved.​

12 Dec
2017

Instrumental Evening: Guitar and Drums

Alice (bass guitar), Kate (guitar), Emilia (guitar), Eleanor (drums) and Priya (guitar) performed solos in the Guitar and Drums Instrumental Evening which took place on Monday 4th December in the Ruddock Hall.

12 Dec
2017

Oxford University Debating Workshop

​On Tuesday evening, Oxford undergraduate Sulamaan Rahim, reading PPE at Wadham College, came to KEHS to deliver a debating workshop. He introduced the British Parliamentary style of debating and what to expect at the Oxford University Schools' Debating Competition.

Great Debate
12 Dec
2017

Historical Association Great Debate - Birmingham Heat

Portia and Roni in the Lower Sixth competed at the Historical Association Great Debate this week delivering speeches on the most significant event in British democratic history. After a very high standard of speeches by all competitors, Portia was declared the overall winner!

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12 Dec
2017

Shivani's Black Belt Success!

Congratulations to Shivani in the Lower Fourth for achieving her black belt in karate! Shivani, who has been learning karate since the age of five has just completed her 12 month black belt course, which incorporated coursework as well as intensive karate training.

12 Dec
2017

UK Senior Maths Challenge

A team of four gifted Upper Sixth and Upper Fifth mathematicians competed in the regional round of the UK Senior Mathematics Team Challenge last week.

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04 Dec
2017

Save the Elephants

​This week Mr Jarvis delivered a thought provoking assembly about the ivory trade and the decline of the elephant population. He highlighted the increasing probability that elephants will become extinct within our lifetime.

04 Dec
2017

Speech Day

On Thursday 30th November, we welcomed parents, governors and VIPs to KEHS for Speech Day – a celebration of this year’s phenomenal GCSE results, and the hard work that made those results possible.

04 Dec
2017

Sixth Form Seminar Lunch

On Wednesday 22nd November, Asyia Iftikhar, Priyanka Kaushal and Cerian Richmond-Jones presented their research findings at a Sixth Form Seminar lunch in front of parents, guests, staff and their close friends. Asyia spoke about ‘The Mu’tazilites and the Translation Movement'.

Russian Conference
04 Dec
2017

Russian Conference

On the 28th of November, Russian A-level students attended a conference, held at Oxford High School. The day consisted of multiple lectures from a variety of speakers including an official from the Russian embassy and two professors from the University of Oxford.

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04 Dec
2017

Sinali’s Book Donations

This week, Sinali Gunarathne from the Lower Sixth delivered an assembly to encourage girls to donate any unwanted or unused books to rural schools in Sri Lanka.

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04 Dec
2017

Aditi’s Badminton Success!

Congratulations to Aditi in the Lower Fourth for her string of successes in a number of Badminton England Tournaments! Aditi, who recently won the Gold Medal in the Girls’ Singles Under 15 Tournament, is now ranked 11th in the Under 15 England Rankings and 148th for all ages and adults combined in the England rankings.