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29 Jan
2018

Senior Production

This year’s Senior Production, directed by Mrs Higgins from KES, runs from Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th January and includes a talented cast of 45 actors evenly split across KEHS and KES; 12 talented musicians are also providing the lively soundtrack, led by Musical Director Mr Jarvis.

29 Jan
2018

Neuroscientist Visits RS Department

Eminent neuroscientist Dr Ahmed from the School of Medicine at the University of Birmingham visited the Religious Studies Department on Wednesday 24th January. He came to speak to the Sixth Form about current research on the brain and how this links to philosophical theories of the mind.

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29 Jan
2018

Economics Talk

On Monday, girls from the Upper Fifth to Upper Sixth spent lunchtime listening to Old Edwardian Sonia Razi talk about her experience of studying Economics at UCL (with a year abroad) and her current role at the Home Office as an economist in the Civil Service Fast Stream.

International Exchange
29 Jan
2018

International Exchange

​Last weekend, Emma and Saran in the Upper Fourth travelled to Birmingham Airport to welcome their exchange partners, Harriet and Brooke, from New Zealand. The girls will attend KEHS for five weeks as part of our International Links Partnership with Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch.

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29 Jan
2018

Public Speaking Success

Last weekend, two teams from KEHS competed at the English Speaking Union Public Speaking Competition which took place at Solihull School. The speakers were Nikita, making an excellent convincing argument on the value of Trident, supported by Shahnoor as Questioner, and Ria as Chair.

29 Jan
2018

Rosy's Music Success!

Congratulations to Rosy, in the Lower Sixth, who has been invited to join the Ex Cathedra Girls Academy adult choir. Rosy will be performing in their upcoming concert, ‘Mozart’s Women.’​

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29 Jan
2018

Salsa Night

​Last Friday evening, Mrs Atkins and her Upper Sixth A Level Spanish students hosted our annual Salsa Night, which took place in the school hall and was attended by students and staff from both KEHS and KES.

Cambridge Ancient World Competition
22 Jan
2018

Cambridge Ancient World Video Competition

The University of Cambridge Ancient World Video competition is now open! Students in the Upper Fourth to Upper Sixth are invited submit a video that brings the Ancient World to life! You can enter as an individual, or in teams of up to four students. The deadline for entries is 2nd April 2018.

My Epic Era
22 Jan
2018

My Epic Era Competition

The ‘My Epic Era’ history competition is back! Last year, Sanika Kharwadkar won second place. Girls can enter a picture, painting, story, poem, song or video about any person or period in history.

22 Jan
2018

Q-Step Schools’ Essay Competition 2018

Applications are now open for the University of Oxford Q-Step Centre essay competition. Students in Year 12 are invited to answer the question: ‘Vital statistics.

22 Jan
2018

University of Oxford Language Competitions

Keble College, Oxford, has just launched its annual competitions in French, Spanish and German. The Spanish Flash Fiction and French Film competitions are open to Years 7 to 13.

22 Jan
2018

Michael Scott Classics Lecture

​On Friday 12th January, 22 Upper School Classics students attended a lecture by Dr Michael Scott (University of Warwick and television presenter) on the 'Gritty Realities of Ancient Greece'.

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22 Jan
2018

Physics and Art STEM Day

On Thursday 10th January, a group of Lower Fifth students studying Physics and Art visited Birmingham University for a workshop entitled 'Physics through Fine Arts', delivered by Dr. Kostas Nikolopoulos and Ian Andrews.

22 Jan
2018

Music Success!

Congratulations to the following girls for achieving a distinction in their ARBSM examinations

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22 Jan
2018

Inter-County Squash Championships

​Last weekend, five girls competed in the Warwickshire Junior Inter-County Squash Championship finals at the University of Nottingham.

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15 Jan
2018

Lily Performs in the World’s Biggest Panto

Over the Christmas holiday, Lily had a wonderful time taking part in the ‘World’s Biggest Panto’ which took place at Birmingham Arena and Wembley Arena, garnering an audience of over 50,000 across 12 shows!

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15 Jan
2018

Old Edwardian Reaches Mastermind Semi-Finals

Old Edwardian Madeline recently won the opening round of the quiz show Mastermind, choosing the Harry Potter series as her specialist subject. Madeline found her talent for quizzing whilst at KEHS by taking part in the British Schools’ Challenge event.

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15 Jan
2018

Old Edwardian Awarded MBE

Old Edwardian Jessica Butcher (Class of 1996) has been made an MBE for services to digital technology and entrepreneurship in the New Year’s Honours List 2018.

15 Jan
2018

Russian Art Lecture

​On Wednesday 13th December, the Art and Russian departments welcomed Assyriologist, art historian and art consultant, Julia Chmelenko, to KEHS where she delivered a fascinating talk about the history of Russian art.

15 Jan
2018

Lunchtime Recital

​Violinists Charlotte (6B) and Jessica (6J) performed in yesterday’s lunchtime recital in the Ruddock Hall alongside Philip from KES who was expertly and sensitively accompanied by Naomi (U5K).

15 Jan
2018

National Success

Congratulations to Jenni Liu in the Lower Fourth who has again been offered a place in the National Children’s Under 13 Orchestra. She will take part in two residential courses this year, leading to concerts at The Anvil, Basingstoke and Leeds Town Hall, and will also attend a weekend course and concert at...

15 Jan
2018

School Games Success

Congratulations to our Key Stage 3 badminton team who recently won the Birmingham School Games tournament! They did extremely well, winning all of their matches against the University of Birmingham School, Bishop Challoner and Camp Hill. They now progress to the next round of the competition in February.

15 Jan
2018

LAMDA Success!

Well done to Osha in the Lower Fifth for achieving a Distinction in her Grade 7 Reading and Performance LAMDA examination!​