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09 Feb
2018

KEHS Wins TES Fundraising Initiative of the Year Award!

We are delighted to announce that KEHS has been awarded the TES Fundraising Initiative of the Year Award! The ceremony, which took place last night at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, saw more than 400 representatives from schools around the country come together for the TES Independent School Awards 2018.

A Level Classics Trip
09 Feb
2018

Latin and Greek Conference

​On 7th February, a group of girls studying Classical Greek and Latin A Level spent the day at the East Midlands Association of Classical Teachers Sixth Form Conference at Loughborough High School. The day included two lectures, one that looked at Homer’s Odyssey, and another focusing on Virgil’s Aeneid.

09 Feb
2018

Oxford Schools Debating Competition

On Friday 2nd February, six girls represented KEHS at the Oxford Schools Debating Competition. Nikita returned for her second year at the competition, capably joined by Tvisha. Anushna and Nimhara worked well together for their third competitive debate this year and Kiran was joined by novice Elise.

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09 Feb
2018

RS Philosophy Conference

Lower Sixth Religious Studies students spent an excellent day on Wednesday at an Ethics and Philosophy conference held in Coventry. The day was led by world renowned writer and educator Peter Vardy and provided an excellent opportunity for everyone to explore a number of fascinating topics...

09 Feb
2018

Intercollegiate National Piano Trio Competition

​Congratulations to Lauren and Alice whose piano trio came third in the Intercollegiate National Piano Trio Competition which was held on Sunday 4th February at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

09 Feb
2018

Lunchtime Recital

​Rhea, Renee and Lauren performed in yesterday’s well-attended lunchtime recital in the Ruddock Hall. Rhea (accompanied by Miss Sanders) displayed brilliant technical versatility in her renditions of Bozza’s Burlesque and the final movement of Saint-Saëns’ Sonata for Bassoon and Piano.

09 Feb
2018

Physics Olympiad

Congratulations to Natasha, Melissa and Melissa for gaining Bronze awards in last November’s three hour Physics Olympiad paper. Six other girls gained commendations.

09 Feb
2018

United Kingdom Young Physicists Tournament

Last term, a team of eight physicists (Melissa, Connie, Blessing, Saffron, Jess, Katrina, Maha and Lauren) from the Upper Fifth to Upper Sixth participated in the United Kingdom Young Physicist Tournament.

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05 Feb
2018

Harry Potter Book Night 2018

Thursday evening, Harry Potter Book Night, celebrated at KEHS for the second year, was once again enthusiastically supported by girls throughout the school. This year’s theme was ‘Fantastic Beasts’.

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05 Feb
2018

Thirds Roman Day

On Friday 26th January, the Thirds enjoyed a carousel of activities to complement their studies of Latin during Roman Day. The girls enjoyed a visit from a Roman soldier who shared his wealth of knowledge about the Roman World.

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05 Feb
2018

Dr Daniel Visits the RS Department

Dr Dafydd Daniel, lecturer in Christian Ethics at Jesus College, Oxford, visited the Religious Studies Department on Wednesday 31st January to speak to the Sixth Form students about the ethics of human relationships. He also gave our girls some helpful advice on the Oxford application process.

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05 Feb
2018

Independent Schools Mock Bar Trial

​On Saturday 27th January, fifteen girls arrived at Birmingham Crown Court to prosecute and defend two criminal cases. Barristers Makeda and Anushna for the defence, with Nimhara and Tvisha for the prosecution made excellent opening and closing speeches as well as cross-examining witnesses.

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05 Feb
2018

Spanish Theatre Trip

On Monday 29th January, GCSE Spanish students, accompanied by Señora Atkins and Señorita Rixon, travelled to Solihull School to watch a play by Firewalk Theatre. The Spanish novella 'Lazarillo de Tormes' was published anonymously in 1554, and follows the life of Lázaro, a pícaro.

05 Feb
2018

Lunchtime Recital

​The lunchtime recital in the Ruddock Hall this week included performances by violinists Renee and Beth. Renee played the first two movements of the Bruch Violin Concerto and Beth treated the audience to a 20th century feast of Prokofiev and Bartók. Well done to both girls.

05 Feb
2018

Piano and Vocal Instrumental Evening

Hannah, Isabel, Rohita and Ivy performed solo in this week’s Instrumental Evening, which also featured a vocal duet by Noor and Shivanii. Congratulations to all who took part.​

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05 Feb
2018

Salus Week

​This week, KEHS celebrated its first ever ‘Salus Week,’ an event designed to focus on students’ mental, emotional and physical health. Named ‘Salus’ from the Latin word for health, welfare and safety, students as well as staff took part in a range of activities focused on the importance of personal wellbeing...

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05 Feb
2018

Sana Wins Gold

​On Sunday 21st January, Sana in 3H, competed in the Under 13 Badminton England Bronze Tournament held at Hertfordshire County. Sana did extremely well, winning all gold medals in the Girls’ Singles, Girls’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles matches!​

05 Feb
2018

Imogen’s Swimming Success

Congratulations to Imogen, in the Lower Fourth, who has been selected to represent KEHS at the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Championships!