News

Young Enterprise
05 Jun
2020

KEHS Young Entrepreneurs Gain Business Award

​On 30th April, our Young Enterprise company, Verglace, entered the digital presentation round of the Young Enterprise Greater Birmingham finals to present an overview of their progress since starting up the company.

Cycling
05 Jun
2020

Cycling Around the World!

In line with the community spirit of both the KEHS and KES school's student body, Charlie, Ella and Hanna from Lower Sixth have been undertaking a cycling fundraising challenge to raise money for NHS charities.

Andy Street September 2016 1
05 Jun
2020

Andy Street Talk

​With the monotony of daily lockdown routines, whereby every day feels the same, an online talk by Andy Street - the Mayor of West Midlands - was certainly the highlight of the week for the more than 80 pupils who attended from both KEHS and KES

Conservation Volunteer Work
02 May
2020

Social distancing is always advisable when scything!

We are very proud of Señora Atkins​ (Head of Spanish) who has been doing some conservation volunteer work this weekend

Sign Language
02 May
2020

Sixth Formers lead on remote clubs

British Sign Language Club and Crochet Club took place successfully at the end of the week.

Hearts
30 Apr
2020

KEHS sew and knit hearts for Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Covid-19 Ward has asked volunteers who can sew or knit, to create pairs of matching hearts.

Star Trail Photo
28 Apr
2020

Astronomical Challenge - Star Trail Photography

Dr Tedd has continued setting Astronomical Challenges during the Covid-19 school closure period.

Postcards 3
28 Apr
2020

Lockdown Postcards

Cheery postcards should now have arrived on everyone’s doorstep after Mrs Shore-Nye’s mammoth project to write to every girl in school came to completion!

28 Apr
2020

KEHS - Let's Get Active!

KEHS girls have been staying active throughout the lockdown period by participating in a variety of challenges set up by the Sports Department.

Ppe
27 Apr
2020

PPE Equipment

​Shortly after our school closed, one of our Old Edwardians, Vaishali Senthil, contacted Dr Simpson to see if there was any scope in making face shields for the NHS

27 Apr
2020

What’s your Wobble Room?

Miss Proops delivered an inspirational assembly to the whole school on 27th April about Captain Tom Moore and his incredibly successful fundraising initiative which, to date, has raised over £29 million

27 Apr
2020

Virtual Performance of Somewhere Over the Rainbow

It was wonderful to see so many girls from KEHS collaborating with KES students to perform this beautiful musical tribute of Somewhere Over the Rainbow to NHS workers

Drama Photo Jekyll
24 Apr
2020

Budding make-up artists show off their talent!

Drama students have been busy mastering their special effects make-up following some online tutorials.​

24 Apr
2020

Welcome to Virtual Schooling

We were pleased to welcome back all students and staff to our ’Virtual School’ on Monday 20 April; you can see the online assembly message from Mrs Clark

Chess
24 Apr
2020

Summer Term Remote Extra-Curricular Programme

Over 70 activities on offer! We are incredibly proud that we are still able to provide an innovative Summer Term Extra-Curricular Programme remotely.

Jaya
24 Apr
2020

Jaya volunteers to help local NHS hospitals

During the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown, Jaya has been volunteering at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, acting as part of the Workforce and Redeployment Team.

U12 Hockey Team Photo
20 Mar
2020

Netball and Hockey Successes

​As the netball and hockey season comes to an end, we are proud of the sporting achievements of all the girls who have participated in both sports. Overall, we have played 88 fixtures and entered our teams for 17 tournaments. Our netballers finished the season winning 72% of their fixtures and scoring 1159 goals!...

Sr
20 Mar
2020

Sport Relief Success

​Last week, our Sixth Form Sports Committee set up the PE Department’s gym bikes in the Entrance Hall to undertake a static charity cycle ride to raise money for Langa Hockey Club in South Africa. The aim was to cycle 1917 km from the northern most part of South Africa, Messina, down to Cape Agulhas in Cape Town...

Fencing Competition
20 Mar
2020

Fantastic Fencing

​It has been a good term for fencing at KEHS. In February, Ella, Hannah and Melissa all qualified for the British Youth Championships, one of the UK’s largest fencing competitions. At the qualifying competition, in the Under 16 girls’ foil, Hannah was placed 3rd whilst Melissa achieved 2nd place. In the Under 18...

U13 Hockey Fiveways
13 Mar
2020

Society of Heads of Hockey Tournament

On Saturday 7th March, we hosted the annual Society of Heads hockey tournament, involving six schools. Our Under 13A team got off to a great start by winning their group and making it through to the cup competition. The Under 13B team also did well and made it through to compete in the plate competition...

13 Mar
2020

Lifesaving Competition

On Saturday 7th March, Erin, Annalisa, Sumayyah, Lily, Evelyn, Nidhi, Ava and Jessie competed in the Rookie Lifesaving competition at Droitwich Leisure Centre. They faced some really strong and challenging teams, excelling in the ‘torpedo buoy relay’ where they achieved first place. Overall, our team came a...

Creative Writing Outreach 1
13 Mar
2020

Creative Writing Outreach Workshop

On Wednesday 11th March, we hosted over 70 pupils from local primary schools for our annual creative writing workshop. The pupils were able to hear about story writing from established playwright, Mike Carter. They spent time talking about their favourite authors and were very impressed to hear that Mike had even...

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13 Mar
2020

World Book Day

Despite the cold weather it was lovely to see nearly the whole school taking part in World Book Day 2020, dressing up as characters across the spectrum of literature. There were numerous other activities taking place over the course of the day, including a bookmark treasure hunt, bookworm bookmark making...

Dartnell 2
13 Mar
2020

Lower Fifth Enrichment Lecture

On Thursday 5 March, Professor Lewis Dartnell visited KEHS to speak to the Lower Fifth about his bestselling book The Knowledge, which assesses how people might try to rebuild society after an apocalypse. Professor Dartnell started by discussing how people might hope to live in the immediate aftermath of...

Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening
17th November 6.30pm

To register your interest, please complete the form on the Admissions Overview page. An invitation to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you on Monday 16th November.

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