News

Tuneup
09 Nov
2020

KEHS Launches National Arts Event!

We’re incredibly excited to announce that KEHS has launched a national arts event for schools across the country called ‘TuneUp Tuesday’. On Tuesday 24th November we hope to create a powerful, uplifting event that all schools in the country (both primary and secondary) can take part in, connecting us all through...

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09 Nov
2020

Thirds Go to Cleobury!

In the last week of half term Thirds spent two days at the Cleobury Mortimer Pioneer Centre. Here is an account written by one of the pupils. ‘’After some initial COVID related safety briefings, we were met by our highly enthusiastic instructors. The first thing I did was the leap of faith. This involved climbing up...

Digitalphoto
09 Nov
2020

New Digital Photography and Graphics Enrichment Course

These are images created by the Upper Sixth on the brand new Digital Photography and Graphics Enrichment Course. Students have learnt about composition, light and texture to create these images. They have also begun to use Photoshop to edit their images to a professional standard.

Stephen Campbell
15 Oct
2020

Stephen Campbell 1960-2020

Stephen Campbell, former Chairman of the Independent Schools Governing Body died suddenly on Monday 5 October. Stephen attended King Edward’s School from 1971 to 1978 and studied law at Liverpool University. He came from a family of many Old Edwardians including his father, who was also the KES School Doctor...

Bio3
12 Oct
2020

Biology Photo Competition

In the Summer, the Biology department held a photography competition and invited students from all year groups to submit photographs on various themes. Congratulations to the winners: Laila for ‘Patterns in Nature’, Roni for ‘Hidden Biological Worlds’ and Gull for ‘Habitats and Shelters’. The overall winner was...

Hello Yellow
12 Oct
2020

Hello Yellow

Over the weeks, yellow post-it notes started to appear around school displaying anything from positive, encouraging messages to cute drawings and jokes. These post-it notes were the first, subtle steps in a wider initiative to raise the profile of mental health. Hello Yellow is a campaign run by the mental health...

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12 Oct
2020

Fatma crowned Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate

Fatma in the Upper Fourth has been crowned Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate 2020-22. She was among hundreds of talented youngsters who applied for the honour which, along with the adult Laureateship, is awarded every two years by the Birmingham Library and Writing West Midlands. She succeeds Aliyah in...

Through Their Eyes
18 Sep
2020

Young Writers’ Competition Success

We’re delighted to report the success of three girls: Maryam and Ayesha in Lower Sixth, and Amrita in Lower Fourth, in the most recent national Young Writers’ competition. Pupils across the country were asked to respond to the prompt: ‘Through Their Eyes’ by writing a poem. There were over 10,000 entries, and all...

Art
18 Sep
2020

Lower School Art Competition

Just before the Summer holidays, girls in the Lower School were asked to enter an Art competition in which they were asked to respond to the question 'What makes me happy?'. Holly in the Upper Fourth won with this beautiful painting, and Meher in the Lower Fourth was a very close runner up. Art teacher Mrs Howes...

Thirds First Day
18 Sep
2020

Thirds’ First Week at School

On the 3rd of September, we welcomed our new Thirds to KEHS! Here are two pupils’ experiences of the start of their journey with us...

Jiya And Shahnoor
18 Sep
2020

Student Article Published in Mentor Magazine

​Over the Summer, Jiya and Shahnoor worked together to produce an article for Mentor Magazine which looked at the stigma surrounding breast cancer screening. In particular, they focused on the overall inequalities in breast cancer screening and the low rate of screening uptake by South Asian women, in spite of...

03 Sep
2020

It's Back to School Time

It’s been a very busy morning here at KEHS. All the girls have been briefed on the safety measures we have taken for their return, they have had their photographs taken and the new Thirds have finally enjoyed a tour around the school! The whole school community gathered in their form rooms to watch...

20 Aug
2020

Congratulations to students and staff on our excellent GCSE results

Principal Ann Clark said: “I am delighted with these outstanding results.

20 Aug
2020

A Level Update

​Congratulations to students and staff: following the widely publicised government U turn and the acceptance of Centre Assessed Grades, we have updated our results.

13 Aug
2020

Congratulations to Upper Sixth Students on their excellent examination results

Despite the unusual circumstances this year, A Level grades are once again strong: 93% grades scored A*-B; 54% students achieved 3 Grade A grades or better, and 48% achieved all A*/A grades.

Duke Of Edinburgh
09 Jul
2020

Duke Of Edinburgh receives its Licensed Organisation’s Volunteer Hour Certificate for 2020

Well done to 20 of our Duke Of Edinburgh participants, who donated 1781 hours of voluntary service to the local community; the social value of these hours being £7,747.

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03 Jul
2020

Farewell Mrs Clark

​Today, we said a virtual goodbye and good luck not only to our class of 2013 but also, to our Principal Mrs Clark, who has led the school for the past seven years.

Virtual Concerts
26 Jun
2020

More KEHS Musical Treats!

Sadly, the lockdown meant numerous KEHS classical music concerts and events had to be cancelled. However, nothing is impossible for the School's Music department and pupils who have worked incredibly hard these last few weeks and treated us to a fantastic virtual Lower School and Upper School Summer concert.

Sustainability
26 Jun
2020

KEHS Goes Green: Sustainability Society

​​This society run in conjunction with our neighbour school KES has been reflecting upon some of the most significant issues we face today.​ Food sustainability is one major issue that has been debated upon by the recently formed group and Meganne has written an insightful piece on this​.

Year 10
22 Jun
2020

Lower Fifth Are Back!

Our Lower Fifth girls are delighted to be back in school this week for some 'face to face support'. Along with taught lessons in English and Maths, they also participated in some physical activity which included rounders, led by the Sports Department.

Kehs Release
17 Jun
2020

Latest KEHS Release Edition focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement

Current Upper Fifth student Priya has been working hard editing the latest edition of KEHS Release, the student led digital newspaper.

Rgs
16 Jun
2020

Royal Geographical Society Excellence Awards

Two of our students Alice and Noemi have won one of the Royal Geographical Society Excellence Awards for the 2019 examinations for their marks in the Pearson International GCSE Geography exam.

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16 Jun
2020

Welcome Back Lower Sixth!

We are delighted to welcome back our Lower Sixth students this week. Safe distancing is being observed and lessons are in full swing; we even managed to get them outside for some Biology Practical work before the stormy weather hit us!

15 Jun
2020

KEHS Sikh Langar Assembly

This morning KEHS held an assembly on Sikh Langar. Langar is an important part of Sikh worship and is where there is a common kitchen that serves food to anyone from any background or faith.