News

21 Jan
2019

Thirds Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon

On Thursday 17th January, the Thirds visited the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon to watch a production of A Christmas Carol. The performance, which was a unique adaptation of the festive classic, included moments of humour and hope, as well as darkness surrounding Scrooge’s journey to...

21 Jan
2019

Instrumental Evening

Several of our pianists and singers took to the stage in Ruddock Hall on Monday 14th January to take part in this term’s first Instrumental Evening. The audience enjoyed performances from Ishani, Anushka, Chloe, Saffron, Simran, Rohita, Tavleen, Noor, Grace and Shivanii. Congratulations to all of them...

21 Jan
2019

Athletics Competition

On Tuesday 15th January, a team of Thirds and Lower Fourth students attended the first round of the Birmingham School Games Athletics Competition. The students competed in a variety of track and field events including the relay, triple jump and shot put. Both teams performed well and achieved many first place...

Sport Talk Pe
21 Jan
2019

Sports Careers Talk: Kick Off Your Career

Jordan Hearne visited School on Wednesday 16th January to talk to students about opportunities within the sports industry and the different degree programmes on offer at the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB). UCFB offers a world first in football and sports education.

21 Jan
2019

National Children's Orchestra Success

Congratulations to sisters Jenni and Alicia who have both been successful in their auditions to join the National Children’s Orchestra on violin. Jenni has joined the Main Orchestra and will attend three courses this year with concerts in The Anvil, Basingstoke, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and the Southbank Centre...

21 Jan
2019

Royal Society of Chemistry Regional Finals

​Congratulations to our students who have been selected to compete in the West Midlands regional final for the Royal Society of Chemistry Top of the Bench Competition. Two students in the Upper Fourth, Gracia and Sundeep, will compete with Lauren from the Lower Fifth and Catherine from the Upper Fifth at the...

Carmel Mevorach Neuroscience
21 Jan
2019

Religious Studies Lecture: Neuroscience

On Wednesday 16th January, Dr Carmel Mevorach from the University of Birmingham came to school to speak to Sixth Form Religious Studies students from KEHS and KES about cognitive neuroscience. The talk was stimulating with Dr Mevorach involving the students in a number of practical demonstrations to help....

David Andrew History Lecture
21 Jan
2019

History Lecture: The French Revolution

​On Tuesday 15th January, Professor David Andress, from the University of Portsmouth, spoke to students on the topic of terror and the French Revolution. He addressed the different ideas of the origins of the revolution and highlighted a range of factors which underpin how people tend to think about the terror....

Italian Exchange Kehs
14 Jan
2019

Italian Exchange

On Saturday 8th December, six students from Sant’Apollinare School in the Vatican city arrived in Birmingham as part of an Italian exchange programme. Upon arrival, the students spent a sunny afternoon watching a rugby match alongside our hosting students. On Monday 9th December, the students visited both KEHS...

Vancouver
14 Jan
2019

International Exchanges

In October, Upper Fourth students took part in an International Exchange visiting different areas in Canada. Ruby and Rachel travelled to Vancouver whilst Melanie and Ria spent time in Montréal. Melanie wrote that the schools she visited were really welcoming, all the students and teachers were friendly...

14 Jan
2019

Karaoke

On Tuesday 18th December the whole school came together for the infamous 'Karaoke' competition. The students’ costumes were the highlight of the event this year, with each year group dressing in their given era, from the 70s to the 2010s. Congratulations to all winning forms, and well done to everyone who took part.

14 Jan
2019

Music News

Congratulations to Bronagh, in the Lower Fifth, who has been successful in her audition to join the National Youth Orchestra. Bronagh attended the NYO course over the Christmas holidays and performed in concerts with the orchestra in Warwick and Nottingham...

China Lecture
14 Jan
2019

Lower Fifth Enrichment Lectures on China

On Thursday 6th and Friday 7th December, students in the Lower Fifth attended two enrichment lectures on the subject of China in the world economy. The first talk by University of Birmingham Professor Robert Elliott, provided a detailed evaluation of US-Chinese economic relations and the reasons for the ongoing trade..

14 Jan
2019

Engineering Education Scheme

On Wednesday 19th December, the KEHS engineering team attended a residential workshop at the University of Birmingham as part of the Engineering Education Scheme. Their task was to create a scale model of their design. The students set to work almost immediately, benefitting from the resources at the...

14 Jan
2019

UKMT Maths Camp

Congratulations to Naomi who has been selected to represent the UK at the Romanian Master of Mathematics Competition to be held in Bucharest in February. Naomi’s selection was due to her impressive performance at the UKMT Hungary Maths Camp which took place over the Christmas break.

14 Jan
2019

British Physics Olympiad Results

In November, three Upper Sixth students took the British Physics Olympiad round 1 paper. This is a very challenging written paper undertaken by some of the best Sixth Form physicists in the country.

17 Dec
2018

Community Service Christmas Party

On Friday 14th December, the Sixth Form hosted the annual Christmas party for the elderly in the school hall. Throughout the afternoon students entertained our guests with performances of singing, dance and music, which were all much enjoyed. Sixth Formers also spent time talking with the guests keeping them well...

17 Dec
2018

U4K Kindness Advent Calendar

Throughout December, students in U4K have been undertaking a special Advent calendar project whereby they seek to complete small acts of kindness each day. They have picked up litter, given hugs to their friends, shared smiles with passers-by, made people laugh and held doors open for people, amongst other things.

Hira Varma And Salihah Baig
17 Dec
2018

Music News

​This term’s Guitar and Drum Evening was held in the Ruddock Hall on Monday 3rd December. The Guitar Orchestra and Ensemble opened the concert and 27 soloists then took to the stage to showcase their talents. Congratulations to the following pupils who took part in the evening:

17 Dec
2018

The Little Princess Trust

Emilia in the Lower Fourth recently had her long hair cut, to make a donation to The Little Princess Trust, a charity which makes wigs, free of charge, for children and young adults who have lost their hair due to cancer and other illnesses. Emilia was glad to have the support of family members.

17 Dec
2018

Music News

​Congratulations to Derwent in the Thirds who has been offered a place in the National Children’s Under 12 Orchestra. She will be performing with them in Dorset in April and at Birmingham Town Hall on Sunday 18th August 2019.

Christmas Card Mehira Kalra
17 Dec
2018

Christmas Card Competition

Congratulations to Holly and Mehira whose beautiful festive pieces of art work have been chosen as the winning entries to the Christmas card competition. Their designs have been used on our official School Christmas cards for 2018.

Cake Competition Winners
17 Dec
2018

Christmas Cake Competition

Over the last four weeks, students in Lower Fifth Food Studies have been working on their entries for the festive cake competition. Each student baked a fruit cake and then spent extra lunchtimes diligently working on their decoration for the cakes. After all the time and effort put into the project, they were...

Cross Country 2
17 Dec
2018

Inter Counties Cross Country Race

On Saturday 8th December, Amira competed in a wet and windy inter-counties race in Cheshire, achieving fifth place! Representing the West Midlands, Amira beat some local rivals and tough competitors from across the country to achieve this outstanding result - one of the best performances of the day from any...